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Review: 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XCx long term review, second report

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Allow me to start this report at the 16,000km mark (the bike is now closing in on 22,000km as I write this). I’d been adding numbers to the odometer in small increments and was feeling a dire need to be out on an open road. So, two trips…

Hyundai Creta facelift price, variants explained

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Hyundai has launched the Creta facelift, priced from Rs 9.44 lakh to Rs 15.04 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Like the pre-facelift model, the new Creta is also offered with three engine variants, two transmission options and a total of 13 trims…

Top Class: California Superbike School experience

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A good education, as my dear aunt – who’s an educator herself – would frequently remind me, comes down to the calibre of the teacher. The syllabus taught never really changes, and no matter how you swing it, two plus two always equals four…

Hyundai Creta facelift launched at Rs 9.44 lakh

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Hyundai has launched the facelifted Creta SUV at Rs 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Available in five trims, three engine options and a choice of two transmissions, the top-spec SX (O) MT diesel carries a price tag of Rs 15.04 lakh.

Monday, May 21

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2019 Dakar Rally to be held only in Peru

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For the first time in its history, the Dakar Rally will take place in only one country next season. With Chile having dropped out of a potential return at the last minute, Peru will be the sole host-nation for the 2019 event.

Berlin ePrix: Abt victorious at home race

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It was an all-German affair at this weekend’s Berlin ePrix, with Daniel Abt taking the win from pole in his Audi. The podium was rounded out by Abt’s teammate Lucas di Grassi and Techeetah’s Jean-Eric Vergne. The French driver extended his…

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Mercedes-AMG launches limited edition GLE 43, SLC 43

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Mercedes-AMG has introduced new limited edition models of the GLE 43 SUV coupé (OrangeArt) priced at Rs Rs 1.02 crore and SLC 43 convertible (RedArt) priced at Rs 87.84 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Both models will have a limited run of just…

2018 Lexus LX 570 launched at Rs 2.33 crore

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Up until now, you could only have Lexus' flagship SUV, the LX, in diesel form. That, however, changes today, as Lexus has introduced the petrol-powered LX 570 in India.

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2018 Hyundai i20 CVT launched at Rs 7.04 lakh

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The Hyundai i20 CVT has finally begun arriving in dealerships, and is priced between Rs 7.04 lakh and Rs 8.16 lakh for the Magna and Asta variants respectively (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi). This is true to our previous report on…

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Triumph Street Triple R, RS recalled in the USA for electrical issues

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the USA has released documents stating that Triumph is recalling the R and RS variants of the Street Triple. The recall affects bikes manufactured in Thailand between March 19th…

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First mass-produced sport-trike in the world goes on sale

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Yamaha has revealed the price for its Niken. The trike will be sold for £13,499 in the UK. Most European countries see pricing around the €15,000 mark, with Italy being the minimum (€14,990) and Denmark being the maximum (an exceptionally…

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BMW X8 to be unveiled in 2020

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BMW’s most expensive SUV, the X8 is likely to be unveiled in 2020. It will be pitched as a coupé-styled rival to the upcoming Range Rover coupé and Audi Q8. It could also compete in fully loaded guise against low-end versions of the…

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Petrol hits highest-ever price of Rs 84.40 a litre in Mumbai

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Fuel prices have hit their highest yet in India. On May 19, in Mumbai, a litre of petrol sold for Rs 83.75 and diesel for Rs 71.67 a litre, and two days later, on May 21, the cost of petrol has risen to Rs 84.40 a litre and Rs 72.21 for a…

2018 French MotoGP: Triple delight for Marquez

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Marc Marquez cruised his way to register his third consecutive win in 2018 season and extend his lead in the championship standings by a massive 36 points. The LeMans circuit was packed to the rafters as local hero, Johan Zarco obliterated…

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Review: 2018 Ferrari 488 Pista video review

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Also see:; 2018 Ferrari 488 Pista prototype review, test drive

2017 Ford EcoSport vs rivals: Specifications comparison

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The Ford EcoSport effectively kick-started the compact SUV segment but has since then lost market share to rivals like the Maruti Vitara Brezza and the Tata Nexon. In response, Ford gave the EcoSport a comprehensive facelift which included…

Review: 2018 Range Rover Evoque Convertible review, test drive

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Yes, of course SUVs can be convertibles – just ask the Jeep Wrangler, Mahindra Thar, Maruti Gypsy and several other hardcore 4x4s. But can a luxury SUV – the kind that people buy for their style, prestige and sumptuous interiors – be a…

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Buying used: (2011-2018) Maruti Suzuki Swift

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Maruti’s second-gen blockbuster still attracts just as many buyers as it did when it was new. But what are its problem areas? We tell you.

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BMW gets licence to test L4 autonomous cars in China

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On May 14, 2018, the BMW Group officially obtained the Shanghai Intelligent Connected Autonomous Driving Test License. This license is issued by the Intelligent Connected Vehicle Road Test Promotion Team which consists of three…

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Choosing between the FZ-S, Gixxer and CB Hornet

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Which bike is the do I choose from between the Yamaha FZ-S, Suzuki Gixxer and Honda CB Hornet 160? My priority is comfort, mileage, good low-end torque and a soft suspension as I require it for long distance riding.

Sunday, May 20

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Aston Martin DB11 AMR revealed

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Aston Martin has unveiled the new DB11 AMR, the successor to the DB11 V12. The race-inspired variant gets the latest chassis-tuning first used on the V8 model, and enough firepower though its uprated V12 engine to fight it out with its…

Saturday, May 19

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New car launches around the corner

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Five months into 2018, both high-end and mass market carmakers have launched a number of new models in India. Toyota brought out a facelift for its Land Cruiser Prado, while Ford introduced a new top-spec trim on the EcoSport compact SUV,…

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Upgrading headlamps on the Jeep Compass

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I have recently purchased the Jeep Compass diesel Limited. I would like to upgrade the headlamp and fog lamps to white light and require HB39005 and H11 bulbs. Can you recommend some bulbs, both halogen and LED, which will provide better…

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Review: 2018 Audi RS5 Coupe video review

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The third member of Audi's A5 Brat Pack is the most potent - the 450hp RS5 Coupé. We drive it in everyday traffic and on our favourite driving road to see what it's all about.

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2018 Honda Amaze: 5 things you need to know

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The second-generation Honda Amaze made its global debut at the 2018 Auto Expo, underlining the compact sedan’s importance for the Indian market. Honda says that the new model has been developed specifically for India at its Asia Pacific R…

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New Ford Focus to have upgraded reversing camera tech

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Reversing cameras have become increasingly popular with new car customers over the past several years. Now, the all-new Ford Focus has decided to take this technology a step further, by showing drivers what is around the corner behind them…

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Top 5 UVs in India: Vitara Brezza and Creta still lead the charge

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The utility vehicle segment registered a good growth of 11.92 percent, selling 79,136 units out of a total of 2,98,504 PVs sold in April 2018. The UV segment was zooming past everything else at a strong 20 percent growth rate up until the…

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Review: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander India review, test drive

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Today is one of those days where I feel like I’ve come full circle. It’s just occurred to me I’ve been doing this job for almost a decade, and the car that reminded me of this is standing right in front of me. When you’re just a wee little…

Friday, May 18

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MotoGP: Dovizioso signs Ducati contract extension

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Ducati has announced its star MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso will continue with the team until the end of the 2020 season.

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European Union lists mandatory car safety features for 2021

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Currently, road deaths stand at 26,000 per year, across the EU. The aim is to reduce this to 13,000 and halve the number of serious injuries by 2030. Since 2010, fatalities on EU roads have reduced by 20 percent but the European Commission…

Espargaro to remain with Aprilia for another two years

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Spaniard Aleix Espargaro joined Aprilia in 2017 on a two-year contract which expires at the end of the current season. So far, he has achieved a best finish of 6th place at Aragon and Qatar last year, although his time on the RS-GP has…

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Kia evaluating Stonic, Grand Carnival for India

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Kia Motors is all set to launch its products in India in 2019. The company made its India debut at the Auto Expo earlier this year. As reported, the made-for-India SP Concept-based SUV will be the first offering for India, followed by…

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Now locate Jawa, Yezdi mechanics on Google Maps

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Jawa and Yezdi owners are among the few classic bike owners in the country who put regular miles on their bikes and often tour over long distances. To help keep this going, the Bangalore Jawa Yezdi Motorcycle Club (BJYMC) recently released…