Nissan Kicks: Driver’s delight

The Nissan Kicks is priced at 9.55 lakhs INR (Ex-India) Likes: + One of the best cars to drive in this segment. Pure hydraulic steering makes it a drivers delight. Loved the high-speed composure with a ground clearance of 210 mm + Brilliant ride quality. You cannot be disappointed even in the bumpiest roads with…

Land Rover Discovery Sport: Go Anywhere!

The Land Rover Discovery Sport petrol is priced at 50.3 lakhs (ex-showroom) India: Likes: + An overall package of Style, Utility and performance comes at a relatively affordable price tag + Provided you go for a version with seven seats, the Discovery Sport offers more flexibility than any other model in its class + Premium quality everywhere. One…

XUV 5OO: The best just got better!

The plush new Mahindra XUV 5OO has been launched at 15.5 lakhs (ex-India) Back when the XUV made its debut in September 2011, it created a storm and literally killed the “storme” (Read: Tata Safari). There was a lottery system to book the car, getting the delivery was a different story altogether.  The Indian consumer…

Volvo has launched the XC 40 at 39.99 lakhs(Ex-India) Likes: + World’s safest compact SUV. Period. + Superb European styling. The GLA doesn’t even come close to this. + Feature loaded. Name it and You have it. + Top notch quality of materials used in every corner of the car   Dislikes: –  The gear-box…

Skoda Kodiaq: The Best Alternative to a Luxury Sedan

 Skoda Kodiaq has been priced at Rs 34.84 lakhs (Ex-Bangalore)   What is it?  Skoda has been a brand for enthusiasts and petrol-heads since it stepped on the Indian soil with the Octavia. With the SUV’s(read XUV 5OO) shelving-off the D segment sedans, the Czech brand launched the Yeti. It was a great car indeed,…

Audi Q3 35 TDI : When Performance meets Luxury

The Audi Q3 is priced at 38.3 lakhs (ex-India) Likes: + A complete overall package of Performance, space, styling & practicality + Brilliant interior quality. Feels leaps ahead of its counterparts + 35 TDI diesel engine is superbly mated to the 7 speed DSG + Highest GC in its class = no worrying about the…

Mercedes-Benz GLA 220d: Sporty yet elegant

Mercedes-Benz GLA 220d 4-Matic is priced at 38 lakhs (ex-India) Likes: + Aggressive front styling and the sloping roof make it stand out from the crowd + Top-notch interior quality. Mercedes has not compromised on the quality for this entry-level crossover + Compact size ensures  excellent agility: you can zip around some really tight lanes…