FIRST RIDE / REVIEWS

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 first ride, review and video

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 first ride, review and video

Royal Enfield’s Thunderbird 500 has received a raft of notable touches to bring it up to date. A ride reveals m...

TVS Phoenix review, test ride

TVS Phoenix review, test ride

TVS’s latest bike aims to excel in the fiercely competitive 125cc segment. A substantial test ride on the Phoen...

Bajaj Pulsar 200NS review, test ride

Bajaj Pulsar 200NS review, test ride

The Pulsar 200NS is already riding a sales high. We go under its skin to dig out the finer points.                    

Yamaha Ray test ride, review and video

Yamaha Ray test ride, review and video

We ride the important Ray, Yamaha’s first Indian scooter.                                                        

Vespa LX 125 comprehensive review

Vespa LX 125 comprehensive review

Born in Italy, bred in India, the LX125 is priced a hefty chunk more than its rivals. Does it deliver that much more ...

New Kawasaki Ninja 650 review, test drive and video

New Kawasaki Ninja 650 review, test drive and video

As quick, as practical, the improved Ninja 650 is finally here.                                                        

Hero Ignitor review, test ride

Hero Ignitor review, test ride

First launched at the Auto Expo, Hero’s Ignitor has commercially ridden into the 125cc market. We ride HeroR...

Suzuki Hayate review, test ride

Suzuki Hayate review, test ride

Suzuki wants their new Hayate to blow them to higher success in the high volume commuter bike segment. Can the Hayate...

Hero Maestro review

Hero Maestro review

The muscular Maestro, which will be sold alongside the Pleasure, is the second scooter from the stable of Hero MotoCo...

Honda Dream Yuga review, test ride

Honda Dream Yuga review, test ride

Honda bets big on their affordable Dream Yuga. We ride the commuter bike to check its potential in this high volume s...

Mahindra Rodeo RZ  review, test ride

Mahindra Rodeo RZ review, test ride

Just as the Mahindra Duro was recently made the Duro DZ, the Rodeo is now the Rodeo RZ.                                

Bajaj Discover 125 ST review, test drive

Bajaj Discover 125 ST review, test drive

Our first impressions of the new Discover 125ST. It churns out 12.8bhp and comes with a 5-speed gearbox.              

Hyosung GT250R review, test drive

Hyosung GT250R review, test drive

Hyosung wants to make a quarter-litre comeback in India after a long hiatus. Can it cut in 2012?                      

Husqvarna Nuda 900R review, test ride

Husqvarna Nuda 900R review, test ride

Husky off-road madness plus BMW refinement make the Nuda.                                                              

Hero Maestro review, test ride

Hero Maestro review, test ride

We take Hero MotoCorp’s “male” scooter – the Hero Maestro for a quick spin around the city.    

Honda CBR 150R review, test ride

Honda CBR 150R review, test ride

The tag “CBR” does not necessarily imply an out-and-out sports bike. So then, what character does the bab...

KTM 200 Duke review, test ride

KTM 200 Duke review, test ride

Indian bike enthusiasts have long clamored for a sporty, thrilling streetbike. Does KTM’s latest, the 200 Duke ...

Suzuki Swish review, test drive

Suzuki Swish review, test drive

The Swish 125 is a sharper, more upmarket-looking alternative to the popular Access.                                  

Vespa LX125 review, test ride

Vespa LX125 review, test ride

Can Baramati’s best, the Vespa LX125, successfully recreate some Italian magic in India?                        

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight review, test ride

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight review, test ride

The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight belts out tonnes of bold attitude, but a true report card involves more than mere app...