MG Astor owners are bowled over by its tech features, build quality

The recently launched MG Astor mid-size premium SUV from MG Motor India has come in for a lot of praise from its customers, especially when it comes to its tech-laden features of the vehicle, in particular India’s f...

Nazir Hoosein Memorial Drive concludes on nostalgic note in Manali

The Nazir Hoosein Memorial Drive culminated on November 13, 2021 in Manali, after a five-day journey passing through Lansdowne, Mussoorie, Kufri, driving through the Jalori Pass and to Koksar via the Atal tunnel.

90° South – Royal Enfield’s Quest for Pole position

To commemorate 120 years of building the pure motorcycling culture, Royal Enfield will mark 2021 with an ambitious attempt to push the boundaries of motorcycling possibilities. The company will undertake a motorcycl...

Jaguar XF makes its 007 debut in No Time To Die Hollywood movie

The Jaguar XF will demonstrate its performance and driving dynamics in a thrilling chase sequence in the new James Bond film No Time To Die in cinemas on September 30 2021.

Jaguar XF chase across London to celebrate release of ‘No Time To Die’

To mark the eagerly anticipated release of James Bond film No Time To Die, Jaguar’s latest XF Saloon found itself involved in a thrilling chase across London, as Jaguar Racing’s Formula E driver Mitch Evans aimed to...

Lamborghini celebrates milestone delivery of 300 cars in India

Lamborghini India concluded its second edition of ‘Lamborghini Day’. This year, Lamborghini Day, also marked a special milestone achievement as the brand delivered 300 cars across India.

Para athlete Deepa Malik voice in MG Astor personal AI assistant

MG Motor India aims to deliver a unique voice experience with a personal AI assistant in the upcoming SUV – MG Astor. The British automaker announced that the voice would be powered by none other than Paralympic ath...

ReadyAssist, DriveU offer weekend subscription plan for car owners

Thanks to ReadyAssist and DriveU, your weekend drive in your car to the hills, or beaches or riversides or simply on the highways has got a lot safer. ReadyAssist, one of India’s leading 24x7 roadside assistance sta...

Breitling, Triumph Motorcycles in long term partnership

Swiss watchmaker Breitling and British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph have announced a long-term partnership and are gearing up for a limited-edition watch and a customised motorcycle to be revealed in early 2022.

Red Bull Racing Honda F1 goes head to head with inverted plane

We have undertaken some pretty awesome Formula One road trips in our time. But the latest adventure might just top them all – by taking our double title-winning Red Bull Racing RB7 for a wild ride through the Czech ...

Pitstop Car Revive Pack for car users post lockdown

It is time to start the post lockdown life with Pitstop's Revive Pack. Pitstop has curated a group of services that your car would need as soon as the lockdown is over.

Sacred groves, theyyam and a tryst with MG Hector Plus

'Sacred groves of Kerala: Down from 10,000 to 1,200', the headline of an article snapped my mind to attention. I researched the topic when the Instagram post 'Sacred grove conservation and tracing theyyam, the senti...

Citroen launches La Maison Citroen, the phygital showroom

Citroen is ready for India with the launch of “La Maison Citroën” phygital showrooms in Delhi and Gurugram. Located in the most strategic locations for auto retail in Delhi and Gurugram, these showrooms are among th...

Did the Okinawa Dual electric scooter take more than 300 kgs?

Okinawa Autotech recently launched the Okinawa electric scooter primarily meant for the rough and tough B2B segment. This electric bike can also be adapted for personal use. We were curious whether this electric sco...

Honda H’ness CB 350 storage, fuse box, main stand features explained

The Honda H’ness CB350 which was launched in October 2020 comes in two variants DLX and DLX Pro. We got a chance to ride the DLX Pro which costs roughly around Rs 2.26 lakh on road in Delhi. In this video we shall b...

Ahead of new Citroën C5 Aircross launch, company researches on “Comfort”

Comfort is an inherent part of everyday life and the same has been revealed in a new research commissioned by Citroën India on where and how Indians seek comfort. Citroën India’s ‘Comfortology’ research revealed som...

Search engines, online videos and dealer’s websites getting popular, says Google Kantar study

Google India and Kantar have released the findings of the ‘Auto Gear Shift India 2020’ report that captures the digital influence on Indian automobile buyers and the opportunities for the industries.

A Jeep Compass Limited Plus journey into hinterland

I found a companion in the trusted 4x4 Jeep Compass Limited Plus edition. Jeep is no ordinary brand; it encapsulates the best in driving and comfort. Come rough or smooth, you can trust its firm footing.

LuxeCamper , India’s first commercially approved premium Motorhome

Campervan Camps and Holidays India Pvt Ltd, a Bengaluru based start-up, has introduced India’s first commercially approved premium Motorhome, LuxeCamper, and offers vacation on wheels to exotic destinations in the c...

Bentley's 'Diamond-In-Diamond' Quilting surges in popularity

With an exact 712 stitches per diamond, Bentley’s striking Diamond-in-Diamond Quilting pattern for the interiors of the new Continental GT and Continental GT Convertible models is now ordered by three-quarters of al...

Rides and celebrations mark 90 years of Jawa

The year 1929 was when the Jawa journey started. To be precise, the date was October 23, 1929.To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the iconic Jawa motorcycle, the company that brought back Jawa in India, Classic L...

TVS MotoSoul 2019 debuts in Goa with launch of performance gear

TVS Motor Company inaugurated its maiden annual event for racing enthusiasts–MotoSoul 2019 in Goa. The company not only launched the TVS Racing Performance Gear during the event but also announced its team for the u...

Hyundai Motor Group reveals personal electric scooter with 20km range

Future car models from Hyundai and Kia are likely to come with a personal electric scooter that will enable first and last mile connectivity. So will India see such an e scooter with your Hyundai or Kia car? Well, o...

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...

Lamborghini Day celebrated for the first time in India

Automobili Lamborghini brought its international platform – Lamborghini Day to India for the first time from February 23 to 24, 2019 in Jaipur, Rajasthan in North India. Lamborghini Day celebrates Lamborghini’s lead...

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...

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...

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.

Jaguar launches all-new pet products in UK for Christmas

Globally, Jaguar has dog owners covered this Christmas with the launch of its all-new pet products. Designed for comfort and convenience, the bespoke accessories are the perfect present for four-legged friends this ...

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...

Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron among new iconic launches in India by Lego

Iconic brand Lego has launched their most awaited products in India at New Delhi. The company unveiled the Lego Harry Potter range, Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron, Lego City Arctic exploration range and robotics powere...

Blackberry flags off 2018 edition of Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Blackberrys, India’s leading menswear brand flagged off the 2018 edition of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Gurgaon. The Sunday morning saw over 500 distinguished gentlefolk in Gurgaon don stylish suits from B...

Suzuki Motorcycle India flags-off 4200 km Tri-Cultural Brotherhood Ride

In a bid to celebrate the spirit of brotherhood across three nations - India, Myanmar and Thailand, Suzuki Brotherhood Tri-cultural ride was flagged-off on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day. The 4200 kms...

World X Series, an uber lifestyle rally, to make debut in India

World X Series, an uber rich lifestyle rally series has announced its maiden India edition. The rally that will be held from October 11 to 14, 2018 will commence and conclude in Delhi.

Land of Land Rovers in India’s West Bengal

Land Rover took its 70th anniversary celebrations to new heights by visiting a remote rural community in West Bengal that relies on a fleet of classic models for its very survival. Known as the ‘Land of Land Rovers’...

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...

Triumph Tiger Trails Spiti 2.0 begins on July 22

India’s leading adventure motorcycling brand, Triumph Motorcycles India has introduced the second edition of its Tiger Trails experience to Spiti. While safety is a crucial part of the Triumph value system, honing t...

All women crew waves BKT flag on Mount Everest

An enthusiastic group of five women across India in association with Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) scaled the Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) on June 4, 2018. The expedition also marked the first time that BKT has ...

Triumph Motorcycles India flags off Jammu -Kanyakumari road safety ride

Triumph Motorcycles, for the first time flagged off a Jammu to Kanyakumari ride promoting safer riding techniques across India. The brand often conducts road safety workshops, where the programmes focus on two-wheel...

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...

Hot Wheels at Auto Expo all geared up for action on wheels

Can you imagine a company having made over 6 billion cars since 1968? This translates to roughly 16.5 cars per second! We are not talking about a Toyota or a Volkswagen here, but about Hot Wheels from the house of ...

Mahindra Adventure India-Myanmar-Thailand Expedition concludes

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) recently concluded its first edition of the ‘India Myanmar Thailand’ Expedition held under the Mahindra Adventure umbrella brand in Guwahati. The 20 vehicles that formed the Mahindra ...

India Bike Week 2017 - The Face of Indian Biking- A Wrap up

Just like that of a hound, my ears were up and my eyes keenly searched the horizon. The roar grew louder and louder. The riders had begun pouring in from all parts of the country. One, two, three or four. The cylind...

BMW Motorrrad, Triumph new launches at India Bike Week 2017

Bikers from across the country rode into Vagator, Goa for the two-day (Nov 24 & 25 , 2017) 5th edition of the India Bike Week to celebrate their passion for moto-culture. Organised by Orangefish Entertainment Privat...

Mika Hakkinen, Johnnie Walker on an India road safety mission

Johnnie Walker – The Journey is encouraging people in India to #JOINTHEPACT with Mika Hakkinen, the Global Responsible Drinking Ambassador and Two-time Formula One World Drivers’ Champion. Mika Hakkinen will drive w...

Steve McQueen, Tom Cruise bikes at Triumph Motorcycles Visitor Centre

Want to see the Triumph Bonneville on which Steve McQueen attempted to jump the border fence in The Great Escape? Or the Speed Triple ridden by Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible 2? UK based Triumph Motorcycles has op...

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...

Rolls Royce Sweptail, an “automotive haute couture” for US $ 12.8 million

In 2013, Rolls-Royce was approached by one of its most valued customers with a very particular request. A connoisseur and collector of distinctive, one-off items including super-yachts and private aircraft, this gen...

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...

Hyundai Santa Fe conquers the Antarctic driven by great grandson of Sir Ernest

Hyundai Motor has made history when a near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe became the first passenger vehicle to be driven across the continent of Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again. The Santa F...

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...

Four women in a Tata Hexa set on an epic journey

Paving the way to create awareness on women empowerment, Dr. Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur, flagged off a team of four adventurous women - Meenakshi Aravind, Mookambika Rathinam, Ruckmani V and Priya Rajpal in...

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...

THE MAN BEHIND THE WHEEL: HOW ONKAR S KANWAR CREATED A GLOBAL GIANT

When I got my hands on this book ‘THE MAN BEHIND THE WHEEL: HOW ONKAR S KANWAR CREATED A GLOBAL GIANT’ authored by Tim Bouquet, I could not help being nostalgic. I felt as though I was very close to almost all the m...

51st Statesman Vintage & Classic Car Rally held in Capital

The 51st edition of The Statesman Vintage & Classic Car Rally was hosted in the Capital on February 26, 2017 with a large turnout of vintage and classic cars participating in it. The Statesman, one of India’s oldest...

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...

Triumph motorcyclists experience Tiger Training Academy 2017

Triumph Motorcycles conducted a comprehensive training session for Triumph Tiger customers- - Tiger Training Academy 2017 --at the Adventure Zone on Gurgaon-Faridabad road over the weekend – January 14 & 15, 2017

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...

Indian Motorcycle flags off first group ride to Daman from Delhi

The iconic Indian Motorcycle brand flagged off their first national group ride from Delhi to Daman. Riders came under the banner of IMRG (Indian Motorcycle Riders Group) in Delhi while other riders will also join in...

Peugeot announces India leg of Django Adventure

Peugeot Motorcycles (PMTC) part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group, announced the Indian leg of the Paris-Saigon ride which is a recreation of the journey undertaken by Serge Gracium and Michel Vaslin, two Petty...

Mahindra Mojo – Mountain Trail completes mountain journey

Mahindra Two Wheelers successfully concluded the first ever Mahindra Mojo – ‘Mountain Trail’ which was flagged off on July 24, 2016 from Delhi and concluded on August 7, 2016 in Chandigarh.

‘The Golden Quadrilateral’, a coffee table book released

Senior officials of Maruti Suzuki India Limited along with Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, and Shipping released a coffee table book titled “The Golden Quadrilateral”, India’s first modern ...

Motoziel, Edelweiss Bike Travel JV for motorcycle tourism

Motoziel, an Indian motorcycle touring company and Edelweiss Bike Travel, a global front runner motorcycle tourism company have announced a new joint venture called ‘Motoziel Edelweiss Pvt. Ltd’. Headquartered in Gu...

TVS Motor Company announces Himalayan Highs Season 2

Zest110 Himalayan Highs. Enthusiastic women riders across India have been invited to ride to the highest motorable road in the world on TVS Scooty Zest 110. The trip will be led by Ms. Anam Hashim, who rode the TVS ...

Land Rover Discovery Sport pulls a 100-tonne train

The Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV towed three luxury train carriages weighing more than 100 tonnes along a railway track in a demonstration of towing capability. The 10km journey through the Rhine region of norther...

Porsche Cayenne expedition to support women’s empowerment

Porsche India has partnered with the organisation ‘Women Beyond Boundaries’ (WBB) on a 20-day expedition across the Himalayas. Nidhi Tiwari, founder of the organisation, will showcase women’s empowerment through mob...

Formula E too gets into the stunt mode with a black flip from Damien Walters

It seems like it is the stunt season everywhere. This one, by far, looks like the best. World-renowned stuntman, Damien Walters, actually back flipped over a Formula E car racing at a speed of around 97kmph. This wa...

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...

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...

Hugo and Maximus, how the two perceive a car ride

Motown India experimented with two fully grown male dogs. One was a Golden Retriever who loves car rides and one a Labrador, who simply hates a car ride. This is the story of Hugo, the Golden Retriever and Maximus, ...

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.

Volvo Cars report on evolution of luxury by early 2016

The world’s most established luxury brands are facing the toughest challenges in their history as consumers’ expectations and perception of what constitutes luxury evolves more rapidly than ever, according to prelim...

Motown India; An Editor’s Diary; Maruti S-Cross drive

Sometime in the summer of 2015, I also got to play a journalist in a short clip produced on behalf of Maruti Suzuki Ltd. It was during the launch and drive of the S-Cross that the company asked me whether I could be...

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...

Tata Nano driven to world’s highest battlefield at Siachen Glacier

Tata Motors’ trusted little hatchback, the Tata Nano, proved that it’s no dainty set of wheels when Dr. Varun Vagish, an adventurist and car enthusiast from Asansol, West Bengal took the Nano to the Base Camp of Sia...

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...

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...

Gul Panag Mahindra Scorpio Getaway adventure on Discovery channel

Versatile personality and a great Mahindra fan, Gul Panag, recently went on a challenging, women-only expedition, with her friend Swaty, from Manali to Leh in her customised Mahindra Scorpio Getaway, covering 2257 ...

 Bentley Infinite fragrance, an addition to men’s collection

The launch of the new Infinite fragrance from Bentley signals an exciting addition to the men’s collection. This new fragrance that goes by the name of Infinite embodies a desire for genuine freedom and individualit...

Renowned actor Idris Elba on a Jaguar XE drive

Rarely do film stars get the time to drive long distances, even though all of them invariably end up buying some of the most luxurious cars in the world. But for world-renowned actor and aspiring film maker Idris El...

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...

50 year old vintage VW Kombi Type 2 passes through India

Five years ago, Jens Jacob, a Germany-born entrepreneur, embarked on an ambitious journey to explore the world, with the view to understanding different cultures and traditions. To accomplish this, Jens set out in h...

Honda Amaze drives into Guinness World Records

Honda’s ‘Longest Drive through Amazing India’ in the Honda Amaze, entered the Guinness World Records, registering the longest journey by car in a single country. The family sedan Amaze reached New Delhi on November ...

Bike Trac supports an Indian on his Hayabusa

Bike Trac, the leading motorcycle tracking device from UK based Road Angel Group, will be supporting an India Book of Records attempt by Sushanth Shetty sets out to ride his Suzuki Hayabusa from the UK on October 25...

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...

Honda Amaze car on a 23,000+ km journey

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has flagged-off its ‘Longest Drive through Amazing India’ drive with the family sedan Honda Amaze. The journey is being undertaken primarily to celebrate its success in the Indian market...

A travel companion for MINI occupants

There is comfort in the new MINI. It’s not about seats and engine performance, it’s about the MINI Connected XL Journey Mate. According to a company statement, this clever new app not only helps the driver with navi...

A travel companion for MINI occupants

There is comfort in the new MINI. It’s not about seats and engine performance, it’s about the MINI Connected XL Journey Mate. According to a company statement, this clever new app not only helps the driver with navi...




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