GeeKay Bikes launches range of e-bicycles

GeeKay Bikes, a Punjab based business with over 58 years of expertise in bicycle and related products under the flagship brand GeeKay, has launched three e-bicycles at the 10th Bicycle, Fitness, Sports and Electric ...

Amit GT collection with Mercedes-Benz  at Hilton Mumbai International Airport

The Hilton Mumbai International Airport in association with Jyotiee Balani and Landmark Cars-Authorised dealership for Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles played host to an exclusive preview of well-known designer Amit...

Fashion show on a boat amidst Kerala’s scenic backwaters

For the first time perhaps, a fashion show was held in a boat in Kerala’s scenic backwaters in Allapuzha. The houseboat belonging to Lakeland Cruise was decked up to accommodate the models. The fashion show was cond...

Strider balance bikes now available in India at Rs 12,270 onward

US based Strider Sports International Inc., the world’s premier manufacturer and marketer of a range of quality, safe and durable balance bikes, announced their foray into the Indian market. These bikes are primaril...

GoZero Mobility enters Indian market with GoZero One and Mile

GoZero Mobility a company that has apparently a UK based label, has made its way into the Indian market with the launch of two e-cycles – One and Mile for a price of Rs 32,999 and 29,999 respectively. After one year...

UK’s GoZero Mobility gets ready for India with ebikes

GoZero Mobility, a British electric bike & lifestyle brand headed by an Indian Ankit Kumar has announced its expansion into the Indian market. After one year of design & technology development in Birmingham, United ...

Thar off-roading in Kochi sees clubs rising to the challenges

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), concluded the third edition of Thar Fest held on March 10, 2019 in Kochi. Adding zest to the Thar Fest was the fourth edition of the Mahindra Adventure ‘Club Challenge’ where the top ...

BOOK REVIEW: Dear Journey Freewheeling, Dear Journey Within by Manas Dewan

I could have finished reading this book, “Dear Journey Freewheeling” in maybe half a day. But when a book encapsulates an admirable, adventurous and fulfilling motorcycle journey undertaken through 18 countries, the...

Polaris India bags the top spot in Ultimate Desert Challenge 2019

Polaris RZR redefined the off-road experience and bagged the pole position at the exhilarating finale of Ultimate Desert Challenge (UDC) 2019. Kabir Waraich along with co-driver Amber Udasi grabbed the pole position...

30 young women star in JK Tyre YFLO Power Drive

JK Tyre Young FICCI Ladies Organisation Power Drive was successfully held in New Delhi, with over 30 young women bringing some of the iconic roads in the national capital to life as they sped along in their luxuriou...

Triumph Motorcycles concludes Tiger Trails Thar Desert 2.0

Triumph Motorcycles successfully conducted its second edition of Tiger Trails Thar Desert as 17 Triumph motorcycle customers completed a journey through the majestic state of Rajasthan. The customers covered a journ...

Amit GT’s latest collection unveiled in midst of cars and celebrities

The JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity in association with Jyotiee Balani and AMP Motors - Authorised Retailers for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles serving Delhi NCR and Rajasthan, played host to an exclusive preview o...

Rear seat seatbelts, what are those?

We detail some of the important facts from a recent Rear Seat Belt Usage and Child Road Safety in India study to ponder over some worrying trends and ways to counter them.

Blue Recluse: Royal Enfield Tour of North East 2018

Neeraj Panwar had a chance to spend 11 days riding through three states of North East during Royal Enfield’s Tour Of North East.

Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel creates a Mercedes magic

Artist Jai ‘Zaiu’ Ranjit painted beautiful illustrations on a brand new Mercedes-Benz recently during a delicious Sunday Brunch in the beautiful environs of Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel.

TVS APACHE RR310 : A NEW HIGH

I recently got to know that I would get to go on a road trip but not for the purpose of reviewing a vehicle. The destination was Morni Hills which branches out from the Shivalik Mountain range, it was the journey I ...

A Jeep compass Journey to Morni Hills | Special feature

It was the 8th anniversary issue of Motown India print magazine and we were hard pressed for time. Yet, we had made up our minds to hit the hills bordering Himachal Pradesh in Haryana. Yes, you got it right, we plan...

A day at Guangde Proving Ground in China with MG, Roewe cars

The Guangde Proving track was really intimidating. We were not allowed to use our cameras, mobile phones or any other recording devices at the plant. It was as though we were at a top secret facility of SAIC Motor C...

Mercedes-Benz E-Class becomes a canvas for artist Jai Ranjit

JW Marriott New Delhi Aerocity played host to an Art Brunch organised in association with food writer and wine enthusiast Jyotiee Balani on the Sunday of October 28, 2018. Guests were treated to artist Jai ‘Zaiu’ Ra...

All-new Santro and an ageless Shah Rukh Khan at his best!

Both are iconic, the new Hyundai Santro which has been around for 20 years and Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan who incidentally has been around on this beautiful Mother Earth for the last 52 years. It was 20 years ...

Brand new Mercedes-Benz C-Class turned into a captivating canvas in Mumbai

It was a laid back Sunday brunch at The St. Regis Mumbai which saw artist Jai ‘Zaiu’ Ranjit painting beautiful illustrations on a Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Organised in association with food writer and wine enthusiast...

Double victory for Polaris India at 20th edition of Raid De Himalaya 2018

It was a double victory for Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., the world leader in Off-Road and All-Terrain Vehicles at the 20th edition of the world’s highest mountain rally - Raid de Himalaya. Rallyist Arindam Saikia and hi...

Hero Cycles launches Rs 1999 bicycle with 30% more load bearing capacity

Delivering on its promise of launching the most affordable mass user bicycle at just Rs 1999 just three months after Pankaj M Munjal had set the target for Hero Cycles in April, the market leader unveiled its all ne...

Rs 27,000 Hero Lectro EZephyr electric cycle review

The Hero Lectro EZephyr is an EPAC that cuts down on weight. We ride it to see if it makes sense to invest in an electri cycle in today's time.

Jagat Nanjappa, Chetan Changappa from Coorg win Isuzu RFC India 2018

After a week-long grueling off-roading action, last moment surprises and unprecedented ups and downs on the leader board, veteran rallyist Jagat Nanjappa and co-driver Chetan Changappa of Coorg’s Team V5 Offroaders ...

Dhaliwal, Sandhu lead after Day 1 of Isuzu RFC India 2018

Heavy downpour and a surprise element in the form of a night stage on Day 1 of Isuzu RFC India 2018, the country's toughest international off-road motorsport event, ensured a roaring start to the competition. At the...

Triumph Tiger Trails 2.0 gets underway from Shimla to Manali

Triumph Tiger owners made their way to Spiti for a second time leading adventure motorcycling brand, Triumph Motorcycles India flagged-off the second edition of its exclusive and much sought-after Tiger Trails exper...

Hero Cycles revives 110-year-old Classic British cycling brand Viking

India-based global cycle major Hero Cycles is breathing fresh life into one of Britain’s most famous bike brands - Viking. Hero Cycles, the world’s biggest bicycle manufacturer by volumes, bought the 110-year-old Vi...

Okinawa becomes the first electric 2 wheeler brand to reach Khardung La Pass

Okinawa Scooters, an electric two-wheeler manufacturing company, began a journey of 10 days and 1350 kms with ‘Praise’ - #WheelsOfChange electric scooter to final reach Khardung La, one of the highest motorable pass...

Suzuki Motorcycle India kick-starts campaign to promote helmet awareness

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) has kick-started the second-phase of its helmet awareness campaign – ‘#HelmetForLife. In a bid to promote safe-riding habits and encouraging two-wheeler riders as well...

9th edition of The Himalayan Dash from Aug 29 to Sept 9, 2018

Cougar Motorsport, India’s pioneering luxury self-drive experiences provider has announced the 9th edition of The Himalayan Dash. This premium luxury driving expedition, which usually witnesses participation from Se...

Steering through the backwaters of Kerala

The moment we got an invite from Alleppey based Lake Land Cruise, a leading house boat operator in Kerala to review their boat and capture their hospitality on camera, I did not think twice. I immediately packed my ...

Voyages Overland introduces overlanding trucks in India

Voyages Overland, one of India’s pioneer overlanding company, is introducing a new concept of travel in India known as ‘Overlanding’, on a never before seen format. Overlanding is a type of Adventure Tourism, a form...

Vintage cars, scooters & motorcycles parade on Delhi roads

The 8th edition of The 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show 2018 witnessed over 125 vintage cars and 35 vintage two wheelers representing the most beautiful creations in the history of the a...

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar enthrals Honda 2Wheeler fans

Bollywood actor and Honda 2Wheelers brand Ambassador Akshay Kumar enthralled his fans at the company’s pavilion at the Auto Expo 2018 being held at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida.

AUTO EXPO 2018 CURTAIN RAISER An Electric Flair

The 14th edition of the biennial Auto Expo 2018 will again see auto component manufacturers and automobile manufacturers hosting their respective shows in two different venues. While the Components show will be held...

2017 edition of Rider Mania witnesses races, launches

Royal Enfield Rider Mania, India’s most definitive motorcycle festival which concluded recently saw participation from Royal Enfield enthusiasts in India and across the world as they converged at Goa to be a part of...

Lamborghini goes nostalgic with its first SUV, the LM002

Twenty-five years after the legendary LM002 ceased production, Automobili Lamborghini will launch the Urus on December 4, 2017 in Sant’Agata Bolognese, again creating a new class of Super SUVs. In advance of the Uru...

Land Rover off-road drive experience enthrals customers

After the kick-off of the Land Rover Experience tour in Hyderabad, followed by Kochi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad and Indore, Land Rover continued its adventurous journey in Delhi. The customers got to explor...

Jeep Compass: Besides driving, let's look for Easter eggs and have some fun!

It’s common knowledge, at least today to some extent, that Jeep engineers love to delight their customers with “Easter eggs”. This has nothing to do with the Easter season which Christians celebrate all over the wor...

Nexa brings in plush workshops to redefine car service in India

Maruti Suzuki’s exclusive Nexa outlets which came into being two years ago is now set to take the car service experience to a new level. Customers can look forward to plush workshops that carry forward Nexa’s design...

On a Ducati Scrambler across 18 countries

For Manas Dewan and his wife Anuradha Dewan (Anu), both accomplished professionals, the need to travel beyond the mundane path, has finally taken a concrete shape. The Dewans who are settled in Pune, will be setting...

Japanese rider Masaru Abe wheelies more than 500km

Wheelie is something every biker loves to attempt, all over the world. But then wheelies are done over a short distance and take as little as a few seconds or at the most a few minutes. But in Japan, a rider by the ...

Magnus explores the world on his Triumph Tiger Explorer

Magnus Petersson calls himself an occasional adventurer. That’s hardly his story given that this 30-year old would have seen 20 countries and travelled 24,000km in just 5 months. Magnus’s travel companion, Patricia...

Public, law enforcers equally to blame for not wearing safety belts

Even though safety belts in cars are meant to protect your life in case of an accident, a majority of Delhi-ites are not convinced of the fact that wearing a safety belt while travelling in a car can actually save y...

Dutchman reaches Mumbai on his electric vehicle mission

Wiebe Wakker from Haarlem, the Netherlands who started on a mother of all road trips more than a year back, finally reached Mumbai. Without money Wakker is trying to reach Australia in an electric car. To reach his ...

SNOW LEOPARD TRAIL- A Journey By Road

We set out in two Maruti Suzuki Gypsy vehicles (considered one of the best navigators in such off road terrains) and a 4x4 Ford Endeavour. Our first stop was lunch at the iconic Pal Dhaba in Chandigarh.

Mahindra Two Wheelers launches ‘Mojo- Born for the Road’ book

Mahindra Two Wheelers announced the launch of a book for its flagship, 300cc tourer, Mahindra Mojo. This book encapsulates the bike’s journey from its inception to launch and thereafter creating a niche as India’s m...

TRIBUTE TO THE JEEP Go Devil, Go...

Talks of the war bring back too many sad memories for him but as soon as I mention ‘jeep’ in the course of the conversation, his eyes light up. He breaks into a slow deep smile and thousands of wrinkles line up his ...

Sonia Jain sets record riding all kinds of motorcycles

Sonia Jain, a leading biker in the country, has registered her name in the Limca Book of Records along with India Book of Records (IBR) for the year 2017 for riding 100 different models of motorcycles, the highest n...

Limited edition DC2 Carbon-Shot custom kits for Enfield bikes

ICustomMadeIt, pioneers of bespoke ecommerce in India, has collaborated with DC Design to launch the DC2 Carbon-Shot Custom Kits for Royal Enfield Classic Bikes. iCustomMadeIt is India’s biggest bespoke ecommerce p...

Mahindra Mojo concludes first ever ‘Desert Trail’

Mahindra Two Wheelers recently concluded its first-ever Mahindra Mojo ‘Desert Trail’. The Desert Trail was flagged off from Jaipur on December 17, 2016 and ended in Ahmedabad on December 25, 2016 completing a tough ...

Bhutan: Mojo spot on!

Up in the mountains of Bhutan, there comes a time, ever so frequently, when heavy mist comes rolling in and blocks everything from view. So Akielie and I pull over under an overhanging rock, take off our helmets, g...

Awfis, Awfis...now that sounds interesting!

I am sure many of you may have watched the ‘Office Office’ sitcom on television in the past and may have thoroughly enjoyed it too. But in the real world of office, things are never so exciting and easy. Beginning w...

Fortuner Experiential Drive Camp brings alive Toyota competence

Immediately after the launch of the all new Fortuner on November , 2016, Toyota Kirloskar Motor organised an experiential drive camp for the media and customers, to give a first-hand experience of the new Fortuner’...

Triumph Infor rocket streamliner clocks 274.2 mph setting new speed record

The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner has become the world’s fastest ever Triumph by achieving a speed of 274.2 mph (441.28 kmph approx.) at the Bonneville Salt Flats on 8 August, 2016. Piloted by TT legend Guy Marti...

Motorcycle Stunt Riding: No Pain, No Gain

There are several motorcycle stunt championships across the globe, but none of major significance yet in India. Energy drink Red Bull brought two-time European stunt champion and Red Bull athlete Aras Gibieza to Ind...

Indian, 6 other Globetrotters to ride Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro

Now that the seven Ducati Globetrotters 90th have been selected, the round-the-world trip is ready to retrace the most significant stages of the 90 years of history belonging to Ducati. Over 30,000 kilometres await ...

Formula E marks Earth Day with special iceberg livery

On Earth Day (April 22), the FIA Formula E Championship revealed an iceberg liveried car that will be auctioned off after the Visa Paris ePrix to raise money to fight climate change. Series partners Julius Baer and ...

Audi cars feature in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War

Audi cars are out there once again on the silver screen to thrill the audience and make kids jump out of their seats as the Super Heroes in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War drive Audi cars that seem to be the per...

BMW Cruise M Bike Limited Edition, a tribute to new BMW M2 Coupe

Just days after the official sales launch of the new BMW M2 Coupe, BMW is presenting a tribute to the BMW M family’s compact high-performance sports car: the BMW Cruise M Bike Limited Edition. A core stylistic eleme...

Suzuki Gixxer Day celebrates with freestyle stunt-rider Aras Gibieza

Two time European stunt champion and Red Bull athlete Aras Gibieza has a tryst with Indians in nine-cities in the months of April and May 2016 wherein he is bound to mesmerise crowds with his stunts on the new Suzuk...

Audi fast cars at BIC, an experience that sets your heart racing!

Launched in 2012, the Audi Sportscar Experience (ASE a first of its kind initiative for customers to experience Audi Sportscars on a racetrack), customers get an opportunity to enrol in the global race car experienc...

Ford Mustang to pop the Auto Expo 2016 champagne!

The Big Bang 13th edition of the Auto Expo-The Motor Show 2016 gets off to an exciting start at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida on the outskirts of Delhi, from February 5 to 9, 2016. The two days of February 3 ...

Tata Motors defines new design language for passenger vehicles

In keeping with its transformation journey, Tata Motors has announced its new Impact Design language for its upcoming passenger vehicles. With the recently unveiled Zica as the first new product under this design la...

On the blazing hot seats of a Lamborghini

When Italy’s manufacturer of super sports cars of the finest kind, invited us for a drive at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Nodia, we almost had a revolt in our office. Everybody wanted to drive the car ...

Ladakh and back on a Mahindra Gusto

Ladakh! The name conjures up visions of snow-capped lofty mountains and equally steep gorges, a royal blue sky spotted with wispy clouds, and icy winds blowing through a barren and brown landscape. Ladakh is probabl...

Limited edition Ducati Scrambler and savvy sunglasses unveiled

Ducati Scrambler and Italia Independent have presented their new creations in Miami, USA during the week of the prestigious contemporary art exhibition “Art Basel”. The two brands launched a new limited edition Duca...

California’s iconic Highway 1 has a lot to offer

You may have visited the United States quite often and may have also been to California. But California’s iconic Highway 1 has a lot to offer. We take a look at a few gems tucked away on this classic stretch.

Stretching your legs in a Chrysler 300 stretch limousine

There are several ways to pamper one self. From slipping into a bath tub full of warm fragrant water to having cold towel rubs, there are also things one can do like eating a hearty meal and opening the bubbly… Ther...

YOLO Chronicles: Experiencing Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge India

When the guys at Cougar Motorsport decided to introduce Rainforest Challenge India (RFC) last year (sponsored by Force Motors) in 2014, I really wanted to cover the event, but due to my inexperience covering anythin...

Automakers spend billions on technology that many consumers do not use

To think of it, there are so many features in a modern car that an owner of a car in India or elsewhere around the world does not really use. Everybody knows there is a safety airbag; well no body wishes to use that...

Splash n Dash:  Exppress Car Wash

But if you want a good long lasting rub down or buffing, detailing and cleaning, then you have help at hand and that too at reasonable prices. There is a new kid on the block called Exppress Car Wash, a fully automa...

Skoda offers range of accessories for keeping dogs safe in cars

Dog lovers love their dogs like nobody’s business. Taking them on a holiday in their car means they have to really be careful when it comes to their pet's safety. Besides, you have to also ensure that the car is kep...

Mercedes-Benz India associates with Universal Pictures for ‘Jurassic World’

Whether it is our very own desi Bollywood, or the grand world of Hollywood, there is always a charm being associated with the movies that are churned from these two distinct worlds. Mercedes-Benz India has associate...

Indian Air Force(IAF) Mirage -2000 lands at Yamuna Expressway

The IAF which has been considering the use of national highways for emergency landing by fighter aircraft finally got a chance to land one of its planes on a road. This capability was demonstrated by IAF on May 21, ...

SWIFTly time flies, yet Maruti Suzuki Swift is popular

I distinctly remember the short Japanese man with a smiling face who came to India around May 2005 to be part of the launch party of the Maruti Swift. His name was Eiji Mochizuki, Chief Engineer-Compact Cars, Suzuki...

Hyderabadis forget their biryani and go for the Red Bull

It was fun time in Hyderabad on April 5, 2015 as Infiniti Red Bull Racing gave Hyderabad a taste of Formula One for the first time ever. Legendary 13-time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard was at the wheel of an F1 ...

Book Review of  Seven Uncommoners by Author  Ridhima Verma

It was Valentine’s Day and I was walking towards one of the halls at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi where the World Book Fair was being held. It was February 14, 2015. I spotted a young lady in a floral dress and w...

Painting a BMW car while having your Sunday brunch!

Sometimes a Sunday brunch can become a lot more enjoyable with a colourful painting session. This is what happened at the Westin Mumbai Garden City. In association with Art Connoisseur Jyotiee Balani, the Westin ...

Himalaica: A homestay in the Uttarakhand region

Himalaica, a luxury Homestay and Estate Rental, which is reputedly the most outstanding homestay in the Kumaon Himalayas and is the vacation home of Shalini and Uttam Dave. This beautifully designed property started...

Land Rover celebrates Defender with recreation of 1948 production line

The way cars are manufactured has only changed in the last few decades. In the days of yore, there was nothing called automation and everything was virtually done by men working along assembly lines. Land Rover, now...

Bentley collection at Maison & Objet Fair in Paris

Bentley is not just known for its super luxury car range. A new collection of Bentley Home furniture and accessories makes its debut at the prestigious Maison & Objet fair in Paris, late January 2015. The furnitu...

River rafting on the Ganges

Just the other day I was telling my friend that journalists are usually pampered by corporates when they are invited for a drive to some exotic locations around the country. But when Nissan invited me for a drive of...

Resplendent Rendezvous

As dawn breaks and the morning mist begins to settle we congregate around the well rested bulls with cloths and tools tending to them with care. The itinerary for the day is a tour around the various historic sites ...

A car registration number for Rs 5.04 crore!

DVLA Personalised Registrations has set a new British record for a personalised registration sold by the Agency after 25 O was bought for more than £500,000. In fact, John Collins, who, as owner of Talacrest, is reg...

Nissan Terrano 1st Anniversary drive:  Punjabi by Nature

I woke up to a dreamy Wednesday morning. Grabbing my bags, I rushed to the airport to catch my flight. We were heading to Punjab, the land of five rivers, known for its food, culture and the bravado of its people. P...

Continental GT3-R adds potent ice power in 2015

From the Continental family of Grand Tourers the Continental GT3-R will now be completing the most powerful Bentley line up yet, making its debut on the frozen lakes icy north of Finland for Power on Ice 2015. It wi...

HondaJet begins demo tours in US

Honda a name synonymous with some great cars across the globe is now ready for dominating the space above the ground. Yes, HondaJet has begun a demonstration tour for customers as Honda Aircraft and the HondaJet dea...

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Oct 01 2014

For this year’s anniversary issue we thought of doing something a bit more adventurous than just a road trip to Jaipur. We wanted to experience Jaipur from a completely different angle. So we decided to take PCP Mot...

Riverside Paradise

Riverside Paradise

Sep 30 2014

One needs a place where a long hard breath lets you inhale pure clean air and not fumes and dusts, to do activities which are alien to his everyday life, like go fishing, or take a hike, maybe even a swim in a natur...

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in World Cup football

All the Messi magic could not stop Germany from winning the final of the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracana stadium. Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time. Host nation Brazil finished a humilia...

Man reunited with stolen Corvette after 33 yrs

In India if your car is stolen, it’s virtually difficult to ever get it back. In the US, there is a good possibility of getting it back, albeit a lot of years later! A Chevrolet Corvette owned by George Talley, who...

Toyota 4x4s to the rescue in beaches

When Eric Care, a City of San Diego lifeguard sergeant, got the call that a man four miles north of his location along Torrey Pines State Beach was in cardiac arrest, there wasn’t time to think. All he could do was ...

Women in India now have a reason to wear helmets

Women in Indian metros, especially in Delhi have been shying away from wearing helmets. Riding pillion without helmets on two-wheelers has led to increasing fatalities among women. Now with the colourful and youthfu...

Lamborghini introduces perfume "L" for men

The newest product in the collection of super sports car maker Lamborghini is the perfume "L", for men who love essential, unique luxury. The first of the four fragrances, a limited edition with only 999 produced, w...

Volvo Trucks President does a stunt on FMX truck

Claes Nilsson, President of Volvo Trucks, did not hesitate to stand on a truck dangling more than 20

VW Group India inaugurates 1st RTC in Chandigarh

Volkswagen Group India inaugurated its first Regional Training Centre in association with the Rayat

PSA Peugeot Citroen announces India foray

PSA Peugeot Citroen announces India foray

Ford to invest US$ 850 million in Michigan

DETROIT– Ford Motor Company has announced plans to invest an additional US$ 850 million in Michigan




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