Bike & Car Reviews

Honda Civic Type R vs Ford Focus RS vs BMW M140i vs Seat Leon Cupra 300 review

Honda has, in recent years, developed a bit of a reputation for mucking about. Just look at the state of its Formula 1 engine programme, or the amount of time it took for the current NSX to finally see the light of day. Or even how long it made us wait for a Type R to crown the previous generation of Civic. There ... Read More »

Impressed by judge’s lifestyle, CS topper from Jaipur wants to study law

Jaipur Aayushi Pareek, who secured all-India rank 24 in the Company Secretary (CS) exams, wants to become a judge. The results of the CS professional and executive programme were declared by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Friday. The Jaipur topper said that her family had a judge for a neighbour and she was fascinated with the prestige ... Read More »

Yamaha launches Fazer 25, faired version of the new FZ

The company says it’s engineered for comfortable long-distance riding Yamaha Motor has launched the Fazer 25, the faired version of its recent FZ 25 — the successor to the FZ 16. The bike carries the same engine as that on the FZ 25 — 249 cc, four-stroke, SOHC, two-valve, single-cylinder and fuel-injected. The Yamaha Fazer 25 will hit Indian roads ... Read More »

5th Generation Hyundai Verna Review

The new 2017 Hyundai Verna is the latest firecracker from the Korean carmaker. The 5th generation of the compact sedan arrives well in time to catch the festive season across India, and in typical Hyundai fashion its looks to be another blockbuster. But I have good news for you – that is not simply because the new Verna is priced super aggressively ... Read More »

The Manual Car Is About More Than Shifting Gears

We need to talk about turn signals. The other day I got into a fight with a Lexus. The GS F we were test-driving is a sleek piece of $85,000 machinery with a snarling 458-hp engine and all the future tech you’d expect. It ate up the I-95 between New York and D.C. in rapid comfort and joy. Except for ... Read More »

Tata Nexon Subcompact SUV Review

The sub 4-metre subcompact SUV segment of which the new Tata Nexon is one of the most popular and most aspirational automotive segments in the country. Maruti Suzuki consistently sells over 10,000 units of the Vitara Brezzaevery month and the Ecosport single handedly helped recover Ford India’s lull a few years ago. Mahindra has four SUVs in this segment too – the TUV 300, the ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Jimny

About Maruti Suzuki Jimny In production for over four decades, the Japanese automaker’s Jimny brand is set to propel into fourth generation. Suzuki is contemplating to make India the manufacturing base for the fourth generation Jimny which will be unveiled globally in 2017. The company intends to sell 4th gen Jimny in Indian market and export India made Jimny to ... Read More »

Renault Lodgy Stepway Test Drive Review – 3 Reasons to Buy/Not to Buy This MPV

  Renault Lodgy Stepaway is a successor to the Lodgy MPV. (Image: Siddharth Safaya/ The Indian MPV market has a vast array of products, starting right from the Maruti Suzuki Eeco, which is priced close to Rs 3 lakhs to the most sold MPV – Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, which is priced close to Rs 8 Lakhs and popular Toyota Innova ... Read More »

Different is Good: Can-Am Spyder F3-T Ride Review

Canada-made vehicle puts the ‘whee’ in ‘three-wheeler’ The first thing Can-Am’s PR people will tell you about the three-wheeled Spyder is that it’s different than riding a motorcycle. They stress this several times: it’s different. Not like a motorcycle; not like a car; different. READ MORE: Ask RideApart: Why isn’t the Can-Am Spyder More Popular? | RideApart Being a cynical person, ... Read More »

Bajaj V15

The Bajaj V15 is the latest 150cc commuter motorcycle from Bajaj Auto. A homage to heritage and history, the V15 gets metal from the scrapped aircraft carrier INS Vikrant. In a way, that in itself is the USP of this bike, named after India’s first aircraft carrier – and marketed as a tough as nails, bold, sturdy new commuter motorcycle. ... Read More »