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  • 15-Aug-2015 | Arup Das

    The beast that dazzles

    The Audi RS 7 Sportback is an attempt at balancing menacing power with effortless style

  • 25-Jul-2015 | Arup Das

    Ahead of its class

    With classy upholstery and a variety of tech options, the Ford Figo Aspire feels like the most premium car in the sub-4-metre sedan segment

  • 18-Jul-2015 | Arup Das

    Hyundai Creta: Creating a game changer

    Hyundai Creta, the new challenger, might just force its rivals to change their strategy

  • 11-Jul-2015 | Arup Das

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross: Image Makeover

    The new Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is a powerful machine that can help the company make a mark in the premium segment

  • 04-Jul-2015 | Arup Das

    Audi Q3 2.0 TDI: Quantum jump

    Better styling coupled with powerful features makes the new Audi Q3 a complete package

  • 13-Jun-2015 | Arup Das

    Honda Jazz: A new tune

    Honda is hoping that the new Jazz will endear itself to buyers in a way that the earlier version couldn't

  • 06-Jun-2015 | Arup Das

    Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI: Buzz creator

    Having revamped the CLS after a decade, Mercedes-Benz has got many things right with the sharply designed luxury coupe

  • 30-May-2015 | Arup Das

    Mahindra XUV 500: Chrome craze

    The upgraded Mahindra & Mahindra XUV 5OO has a lot going for it - from better colour coordination inside to improved fuel efficiency

  • 23-May-2015 | Arup Das

    Dynamite on wheels

    Benelli's TNT R is a powerful bike that weighs much less than others of its ilk, making it a fairly manageable beast on city roads and highways

  • 16-May-2015 | Arup Das

    Audi TT: Teutonic thrust

    Can a car patently meant to be an indulgence also be a practical car for use in the city? The atuhor drives the Audi TT to find the answer

  • 09-May-2015 | Arup Das

    Tata Nano AMT: It's traffic friendly

    With a slew of changes, including the inclusion of an automatic transmission, the new version of Tata Motors' Nano is a different car from what it once was

  • 02-May-2015 | Arup Das

    Volvo S60 R Design: Arresting presence

    Volvo has launched the R Design edition of its S60 compact sedan. The author takes it for a drive to see if it performs as brilliantly as it looks

  • 18-Apr-2015 | Arup Das

    Nissan Patrol: Sheer strength

    The Nissan Patrol is possibly the toughest SUV in the world, says the author, after safely negotiating steep inclines from behind its steering wheel

  • 11-Apr-2015 | Arup Das

    Kawasaki Z1000, the bike with a hatchback's engine

    When you say the Kawasaki Z1000 hits the three-figure mark, you need to be talking about 200 kmph, because it's in speeding that the humongous machine feels at home

  • 04-Apr-2015 | Arup Das

    The Mini Cooper S: bigger and just as good

    There are very few things that will test the nerves of the furiously aggressive Mini Cooper S, after we push it to its limit on winding hill roads

  • 28-Mar-2015 | Arup Das

    Hyundai i20 Active: all rough and tough

    Hyundai has entered crossover hatch market with a new avatar of i20, which is mighty impressive

  • 28-Mar-2015 | Arup Das

    Nissan Leaf: an impressive electric car

    The electric motor is so silent that without alerting you, it can have the car speeding off. The 280 Nm of torque is what makes the Leaf so quick off its heels

  • 21-Mar-2015 | Arup Das

    Bike Review: Kawasaki Z800 vs Benelli TNT 899

    The Kawasaki Z800 and Benelli TNT 899 are two motorcycles that look unalike, perform dissimilarly and probably are meant for enthusiasts with contrasting needs

  • 14-Mar-2015 | Arup Das

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class versus BMW 3-Series: a driver's dilemma

    What do you want most from a car - moveable luxury or a soul-satisfying driving experience?

  • 07-Mar-2015 | Arup Das

    The new Volkswagen Jetta is dejà vu at first sight

    The newly revamped Volkswagen Jetta feels superior to the Skoda Octavia, while comparing favourably with the Audi A3. Now if only its design had given it an individuality all its own

  • 28-Feb-2015 | Arup Das

    Up there but not quite

    Hyundai has taken its competitors head-on with a smartly revamped Verna. The author takes stock of the changes in the sedan and assesses whether these are enough to take it to the top

  • 07-Feb-2015 | Arup Das

    Dial 911 for pleasure

    The Porsche 911 Targa 4S is good looking, has enormous power, yet can run like a gentle creature in slow traffic. What more would you want from a sports car

  • 31-Jan-2015 | Arup Das

    Silver standard

    Harley-Davidson's Breakout is a great bike for weekend getaways, but its biggest challenge is its limited manoeuvrability and reluctance to take tight corners

  • 24-Jan-2015 | Arup Das

    Inner peace with the new Mercedes-Benz

    The Mercedes-Benz CLA, with its radical good looks and smooth ride, should attract young first-time buyers

  • 17-Jan-2015 | Arup Das

    Tata Bolt: Ready to respond

    Take Tata Motors' new hatchback, the Bolt, on an incline, and you'll certainly notice the difference - even Usain (yes, Bolt) would be proud

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