Apr 21

Renault City K-ZE (Kwid EV): In Pics
Renault City K-ZE (Kwid EV): In Pics

Apart from a few minor updates, the City K-ZE looks identical to the Kwid. Wheelbase and boot space too are identical to the petrol-powered Kwid. Can be charged up to 80 percent in 50 minutes using a fast charger. The all-electric Kwid is likely to be launched  in India in the near future. Will rival the WagonR EV, Tata H2X-based EV

Hyundai Venue Breaks Cover, Ready To Take On Sub-4m SUVs With Bold Styling
Hyundai Venue Breaks Cover, Ready To Take On Sub-4m SUVs With Bold Styling

The Hyundai Venue is set to launch on 21 May 2019. Will be offered with three powertrains – two petrol and one diesel. Debuts new 1.0-litre turbo-petrol and 7-speed DCT in India. Gets internet-based connected tech, 8-inch touchscreen and sunroof. Rivals Vitara Brezza, Nexon, XUV300 and EcoSport. Likely to be priced between Rs 8 lakh

2019 Suzuki GSX-S750 Gets Snazzier
2019 Suzuki GSX-S750 Gets Snazzier

Suzuki Motorcycles has launched the 2019 edition of the GSX-S750. The updates are only limited to the addition of two new colours – matte black and Pearl White with a new set of graphics. And no, you don’t have to pay extra. The Suzuki GSX-S750 continues to be priced at Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). While,

Ballistic Buffet – 2019 Porsche World Roadshow

Want vs need, it’s a never ending battle we face in this horrible, horrible thing called adult-ing. When Porsche sent us an invite for the Porsche World Roadshow, I just wanted to drive some fancy cars that I could never afford, at the Buddh International Circuit, a race track that, shamefully, I’d never driven on, to post

Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison
Hyundai Venue Vs Rivals: Spec Comparison

Hyundai has unveiled its first sub-4m SUV, the Venue. The SUV is equipped with various segment-first features and also gets a new turbocharged petrol engine coupled to an in-house developed 7-speed dual clutch transmission. But is it capable enough to take on well established rivals like the Vitara Brezza and the Tata Nexon? To find out, let’s compare

Skoda Kodiaq Scout To Launch In India In Q4 2019
Skoda Kodiaq Scout To Launch In India In Q4 2019

Scout will be the third variant of the Kodiaq SUV in India. It has a higher ground clearance compared to the Kodiaq Style and L&K. It gets a specific Off-road mode that improves its capability over rough terrain compared to the regular Kodiaq. Cosmetic differences will be limited to silver finish at various places on

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Facelift Unveiled; Gets Sportier S Variant

Unveiled at the New York International Motor Show, the GLC 63 AMG gets subtle updates to make it even more desirable Comes in two variants, the base and the more potent ‘S’ variant. Both variants feature the tried and tested 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 motor, but in different states of tune. Both variants are available in

Renault Set To Launch Sub-4 Metre SUV To Revive Fortunes In India

The sub-4 metre SUV will be launched after the upcoming Triber Renault is developing a sub-4 metre SUV for India. Codenamed the HBC, it will rival the Vitara Brezza. Triber set to be launched by the second half of 2019. To launch Kwid and Duster facelifts later this year. Renault has announced that it is working

2019 Suzuki GSX-S750 Gets Snazzier

Suzuki gives its middleweight streetfighter a new set of clothes Gets two new colours – matte black and white, along with a refreshed set of graphics.  Prices remain unchanged at Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).  It competes against the Kawasaki Z900, Triumph Street Triple S and the Ducati Monster 821. Suzuki Motorcycles has launched the

Ballistic Buffet – 2019 Porsche World Roadshow

How do you review 26 cars at a race track? Simple, you don’t even try. Just be grateful for your dumb luck and enjoy it! Want vs need, it’s a never ending battle we face in this horrible, horrible thing called adult-ing. When Porsche sent us an invite for the Porsche World Roadshow, I just wanted to

Force Gurkha Xtreme Gets ABS, Priced At Rs 13.30 Lakh
Force Gurkha Xtreme Gets ABS, Priced At Rs 13.30 Lakh

Force Gurkha Xtreme is available in 3-door version only. Most powerful variant of the Gurkha lineup, with a 2.2-litre diesel engine making 140PS and 321Nm. Still misses out on safety features like airbags. Force Motors has silently launched an ABS-equipped version of the Gurkha Xtreme. Priced at Rs 13.30 lakh, it attracts a premium of Rs 31,000 over

Honda April 2019 Offers: Discounts On City, Amaze, Jazz & More
Honda April 2019 Offers: Discounts On City, Amaze, Jazz & More

Highest benefits on BR-V; upto Rs 90,000 on exchange of older vehicle. Amaze gets free extended warranty and a three-year maintenance plan. Benefits of upto Rs 40,000 on the Jazz and Rs 52,000 on City. Honda is also offering additional benefits to select corporates. If you’ve been planning to buy a new Honda car but missed out on the March

World's largest airplane makes first test flight
World’s largest airplane makes first test flight

The world’s largest airplane – a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines – has made its first test flight in California. The mega jet carried out its maiden voyage over the Mojave desert on Saturday.It is designed to carry into space, and drop, a rocket that would in turn ignite to

India-Bound Citroen C5 Aircross Scores 4 Stars In Crash Test
India-Bound Citroen C5 Aircross Scores 4 Stars In Crash Test

The C5 Aircross will go on sale in the country before the end of 2020. Scored 87 per cent in adult occupant safety and 86 per cent in child safety. The India-spec model is likely to miss out on autonomous emergency brake, speed assistance system and lane assist system. Will rival the likes of the Jeep Compass,

Ford-Mahindra JV To Yield Jeep Compass Rival?
Ford-Mahindra JV To Yield Jeep Compass Rival?

Ford has already partnered with Mahindra for mobility, electrification and product development in 2017. The C-segment SUV might be an outcome of this Ford-Mahindra joint venture. Expect Mahindra-Ford to develop more products for the Indian market. Mahindra and Ford are reportedly going to enter into a new joint venture, likely to be the end result of the collaboration

New-gen Porsche 911 Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs 1.82 Crore

Carrera S coupe priced at Rs 1.82 crore while Cabriolet is priced at Rs 1.99 crore New 911 Carrera S gets predecessor’s 3.0-litre turbo-charged flat-six engine. Gets new 8-speed PDK automatic transmission. Coupe does 0-100kmph in 3.7 seconds; Cabriolet takes 3.9 seconds. Gets updated interiors with new touchscreen infotainment display. Wider front end, wider active

Honda Files Patents For Its Leaning Three-wheeler

From the looks of it, the Japanese manufacturer’s concept trike, called the NeoWing, seems to be nearing production It could be powered by a flat-four engine.  The three-wheeled NeoWing adopts Honda’s sharp and angular design language.  It looks like a laid back cruiser, much like the Honda Gold Wing. Two-wheeler manufacturers have been playing around

Honda Gives A Whole New Meaning To Gas-powered Bikes

New patent images reveal Honda’s motorcycle gets an air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell configuration The advantage of hydrogen fuel cell is that the only byproduct is water. The motorcycle comes with intake ducts on the sides which direct air to the fuel cell. Unlike conventional fuel cells, the bike doesn’t use water cooling, thus eliminating the

How Did TVS Manage To Outsell Honda In March 2019?

Poor YoY sales figures meant Honda loses its second position to TVS Honda had held second spot since 2012. Last time the Japanese brand posted sales in the 2 lakh region was in 2011/12. Bajaj, in fourth spot, sold 2000 units fewer than Honda. It is not a good time for mass-market motorcycle brands in

Royal Enfield 650 Twins Get A Painfully-long Waiting Period!

You’ll have to be really, really patient to enjoy your retro twin-cylinder bike! Waiting period for the RE twins is the same across the country, irrespective of the colour variants. Though the Interceptor 650’s demand is more, It has the same waiting period as the less popular Continental GT 650 is the same as the