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Honda Drive to Discover VIII: Bhutan diaries

Discovering Bhutan I sat erect on the ice-cold stone floor in padmasana (lotus position) while the monks chanted their holy mantras in a steady hum. In the tranquil silence of the Paro Taktsang monastery or Tiger’s nest, their chanting seemed to reverberate through the walls. Balanced…

Tata Nexon Petrol First Drive Review

There has been a lot of hype around the Tata Nexon. For a car to stay in the news for three years despite not being on sale (the prototype was shown in 2014) shows the burden of expectation the model has to carry when the car…

Toyota Innova Crysta Touring Sport First Drive Review

What we have in the CarWale garage for this review looks a bit different than every other Innova Crysta. Not so subtle and a little different in some ways; this is the new Toyota Innova Crysta Touring Sport. Yes, I know, we found the name to…

Jeep Compass First Drive Review

What is it? Why will I buy the Compass? Has most of the signature Jeep attributes and more. Why will I avoid the Compass? Perceived quality isn’t as good as the competition and lack of dealer network can be an issue. As soon as the prices…

Mercedes-Benz E350d LWB First Drive Review

The E-class was Mercedes’s first step on Indian soil and even today it remains the most important sedan in their line-up. Ever since Mercedes came to India, the E has been its most consistent performer and with over 34,000 units sold since its launch in 1995,…

Toyota Fortuner Diesel First Drive

Toyota Fortuner fans rejoice! The brand new version of the brawny SUV has finally reached our shores and if initial impressions are anything to go by, then it is safe to say that Toyota has managed to improve on the old car in every aspect. The…

Renault Kwid 1.0 AMT First Drive Review

This, the new Renault Kwid AMT, is possibly the last chapter in the current Kwid’s evolution story. The story itself mirrors that of the high-selling Alto quite closely: First there was the 800cc, then the 1-litre came along, and now there’s the 1-litre with the AMT…

First Drive: Renault Duster

Suppose you have to traverse an unknown and treacherous path and you have five off-roaders to choose from. You know you should be thinking with your head and not with your heart. What would you opt for? The best of the lot isn’t it? My heart…