Tag: 2017

Off-Road Day 2017: Jeep Compass Review

Introduction Driving the Jeep Compass from Mumbai to our off-road venue 19 Degree North in Lonavla was a breeze. This Jeep SUV’s impeccable road manners, strong engine and comfortable cabin makes it a great long distance road car. But what about when the going gets tough?…

Off-Road Day 2017: Tata Hexa 4X4

They say a dog is man’s best friend, and if there’s a grain of truth to it, then it’s equally likely that an SUV is man’s best tool. As long as it’s equipped with four-wheel drive, low-range gearbox and loads of ground clearance, it can take…

Off-Road Day 2017: Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Review

There is something really incredible about a massive pickup truck that has been carefully forced up an incline to pose for the camera. It’s like looking at King Kong atop the Empire State Building surveying New York City for a potential reign of carnage. Crazy as…

2017 Rain Forest challenge – Day 4

The fourth day of the 2017 Rainforest Challenge was held at a new campsite. However, the leaderboard remained unchanged from the third day. Gurmeet Virdi and his co-driver Kirpal Singh Tung ended the day with 1307 points on rank 1. Driver Siddharth Santosh and his co-driver…

2017 Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare – Leg 4

We are at the 2017 Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare as it completed its fourth leg today. The annual southern motorsport rally by Maruti Suzuki is now in its ninth iteration this year. The rally has extended beyond boundaries as for the first time it made a mark in…

2017 Suzuki Swift hybrid launched in Japan

The Japanese manufacturer, Suzuki, launched the hybrid version of the Swift in their home country. The new Swift made a debut in the Japanese market earlier this year with an all new Heartect platform. The hybrid version of the Swift is available in two variants –…

2017 Skoda Octavia variants explained

2017 Skoda Octavia has finally been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 15.49 lakhs. This time around, the Octavia is available in three variants – Ambition, Style and Style Plus. The style variant is available in manual as well as automatic transmission option. The new…

India Car Sales June 2017: Winners and Losers

With companies expected to stop stocking up their dealerships to ease the transition to GST, the sales numbers were expected to drop. But except for Maruti, Toyota and Hyundai, the market seems to have held itself steady through the troubled waters. We run through the numbers to find out cars…

2017 BMW 5 Series to be launched in India tomorrow

BMW will launch the 2017 5 Series for the Indian market tomorrow. Codenamed G30, this generation of the 5 Series is the seventh mid-sized model by the Bavarian automaker and is the most comprehensive update for this model since its debut in 1972. This is BMW’s…