Last year, Volkswagen did in India what it’s never done anywhere else in the world – built a sub-4 meter compact sedan. Why? Because compact sedans bring huge numbers. Volkswagen’s gamble paid off, and the Ameo is now the German automaker’s best selling car. While we drove the petrol Ameo sometime back (Link), we’ve now […]

BMW is a brand that has always been associated with the joy of driving. The same is also depicted in their tagline ‘Sheer Driving Pleasure’. All their products have always been designed in such a way that they make every moment behind the wheel a pleasurable one, something that we enthusiasts appreciate. This has to do […]

The iconic Jeep brand has finally landed in India and what better way to celebrate the arrival than to have an off-road drive. Jeep organized India’s first ever Jeep camp for us media folk and prospective customers to experience the Jeeps in their natural terrain, the wilderness. Here are our thoughts: The location and trail The […]

Mercedes has been on a model offense in 2016. Though the year has been a slow one in terms of sheer volumes, especially for the luxury segment given the diesel ban in the initial part of the year and the demonetization towards the end. This hasn’t stopped Mercedes from launching 12 new products in the […]

Hot hatchbacks are the flavor of the season all over the price range. With VW having just launched the GTi, and Fiat having launched the 595, this segment is really heating up. Mini was the brand that started this segment in India with the Cooper S sometime back. While we did have a large range […]

Just a few months back I was in Chennai to drive the Renault Kwid 1.0 liter (Read here). That time though, it was only the manual variant that was launched. It was back in the 2016 Auto Expo that the company showcased the AMT version of the Kwid along with the 1.0 liter manual. It […]

Volkswagen recently introduced the Ameo compact sedan and we spent sometime with the petrol version to tell you what it’s like. What’s the fuss all about? Tata started the compact sedan segment with the Indigo CS. This was followed by Maruti’s Swift Dzire and it led to the creation of an all new segment. This […]

The Brio has been Honda’s smallest and cheapest offering in the country. Ever since the vehicle was introduced back in 2011, it hasn’t had any major update. There have been new variants and the addition of the automatic gearbox, but visually there has been no change. 5 years is a long time. In a bid […]

The Duster has been on sale in India since 2012. The SUV did very well for the company being the sole compact SUV on sale in the country at that time. Over the time though competition has become tougher and Renault began feeling the heat. To keep the model fresh, Renault gave the Duster a […]

The Tiago is an interesting vehicle from Tata Motors. It is mainly aimed at the young buyer and is positioned in the compact hatchback segment. We spent some time with the petrol version and tell you if they succeeded in their aim. From the outside, Tata designers have done a great job to make the […]