Royal Enfield showcases new custom builds at Wheels and Waves 2019 in France

Royal Enfield, part of Eicher Motors, unveiled the all new BAAK Motocyclette build and ‘Nought Tea GT along with five other custom motorcycles at the eighth edition of Wheels and Waves 2019 held in Biarritz in Franc...

Kent RO forays into automotive security with Kent CamEye at Rs 17,999

You have heard of them as water purifiers. Yes, who can forget the face of yesteryear Bollywood star Hema Malini endorsing Kent RO systems. The company has now come out with Kent CamEye, a next-gen car camera. KENT ...

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...

Car Rally to commemorate 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways will organise a motor rally to commemorate 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. The rally will travel through places historically associated with Gandhiji, both ...

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.

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...

Giant Fathom 3 | Cycle Review

What do you get if you want to go off-roading on four wheels? You get an SUV. What do you do when you want to do the same on two wheels? You get an adventure motorcycle. But what if you want to go on the beaten path...

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...

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...

Mercedes-Benz launches first-of-its-kind Service on Wheels initiative

Mercedes-Benz India announced the launch of yet another innovative customer service offering for its customers called ‘Service on Wheels’. This novel initiative comprises a service truck equipped with all tools alon...

India’s first smart crossover electric bike-- Tronx One

Tronx Motors, a Smartron company, has announced the launch of India’s 1st smart crossover electric bike, Tronx One. Tronx Motors, earlier known as Volta Motors, was founded with a vision to redefine the commuting ex...

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...

Kia Motors announces India’s first ever official match ball carriers 2018 for FIFA World Cup Russia

As an automotive partner of FIFA, Kia Motors India has created an exciting opportunity for Indian football players between the ages of 10-14 to experience the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, as part of the Kia Official ...

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...

MG Motor India reconnects with its owners at 21 Gun Salute Rally

British car maker MG Motor India (Morris Garages) organised an exclusive MG Owners Meet & Drive as part of the 21 Gun Salute Rally, a vintage and classic car rally held in the Capital. The exclusive MG Owners Meet &...

Pinnacle Specialty Vehicles launches Magnifica

Pinnacle Speciality Vehicles, part of Pinnacle Industries Limited group, a company specialising in custom and special purpose vehicles for commercial and personal use, has launched ‘Magnifica’, a customised tourer s...

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...

India Bike Week 2017 in Goa to attract 20,000 bikers

The weekend of November 24 and 25, 2017 will see over 20,000 bikers from across the country roaring their way to the beautiful state of Goa be part of the India Bike Week. It will be all about celebrating riding, br...

12 gritty riders successfully complete tour of Ladakh on 110cc TVS Scooty Zest

TVS Motor Company recently announced the successful completion of the Himalayan Highs Season 3, which saw participation of 12 gritty riders from across the country. These riders consisted of 10 female and 2 male can...

First Delhi Bike Pride spreads strong message of equality

It was not the first Delhi Bike Parade, rather it was the first Delhi Bike Pride for the LGBTQIA community that was held on July 02, 2017. The LGBTQIA community basically encompasses lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans...

Salman Khan unveils Being Human E-Cycles for Rs 40,000 onward

Bollywood actor Salman Khan unveiled Being Human E-Cycles on June 5, 2017, the World Environment Day. Salman delighted guests by choosing a fun, eco-friendly entry into the event, by cycling from his home in Bandra ...

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...

PM visits Kedarnath temple in Polaris Ranger 6X6

Polaris had a moment of pride on May 3, 2017 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Kedarnath temple was transported in the Polaris Ranger 6X6. The Prime Minister travelled in a Polaris Ranger 6X6 800 EFI. Polaris...

Godrej & Boyce launches Bambusa bamboo frame bicycles

Are steel and aluminium no more in vogue? Maybe yes, if you are aware of the fact that Godrej & Boyce, the holding company of the Godrej Group, has launched Bambusa, its premium range of bicycles built from bamboo....

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...

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.

Hyperloop One reveals first images of Nevada Desert Development Site

Hyperloop One, the global leader in developing the world’s first operational Hyperloop, released never-before-seen images of its development site (‘DevLoop’) in the Nevada desert at Middle East Rail, held in Dubai.

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 ...

Mahindra Mojo enters ‘Indian Book of Records’

Mahindra Two Wheelers’ flagship 300cc tourer, the Mojo, has once again set new benchmarks by entering the Indian Book of Records, a collection of national records. The new benchmark resulted as the Mojo crossed from...

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...

eRideLite electric bike for Rs 23,900 onward

FuelADream, a Bangalore-based crowd funding platform has announced the launch of an electric bike called eRideLite at a starting price of Rs 23,900 (MRP Rs 37,000) for the RL50 model. The RL90 model that travels a l...

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...

Bajaj V launches Invincible Indians initiative

Bajaj V, the bike that contains the metal of the invincible INS Vikrant, has launched a new initiative titled ‘Invincible Indians: Stories that Invoke Pride Everyday’. This is an initiative to uncover stories of ord...

Peugeot eF01: e-assisted folding bicycle

Peugeot has created the eF01, its first electrically-assisted folding bicycle. Peugeot, a long-standing player in the folding bicycle market, is expanding its "last kilometre" range of mobility products, launched wi...

Firefox Bikes launches co-branded bikes with Swiss Military

Firefox Bikes, a leading premium biking company, in association with Swiss Military announced the new range of Swiss Military co-branded bikes. Firefox Bikes has joined hands with Swiss Military for introducing inte...

Nexa Experience now at Delhi's international T3 airport

As a part of enhancing their customer's premium purchase experience, Maruti Suzuki inaugurated their 'MyNEXA Concierge' at New Delhi's international airport which has been built on a total area of 900 sq. ft. The bo...

DC design store at Mumbai International Airport

DC design, a company specialising in remodeling cars in India, launched their exclusive store at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport. With this unveiling, the showroom at CSIA will become the only DC desi...

Nexa completes one year; to open Nexa lounge in Capital’s T3 airport

With Maruti Suzuki’s exclusive Nexa outlets completing one full year of operations, the company is all set to inaugurate a Nexa Lounge at T3, Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi on August 3, 2016. The ...

‘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 ...

Heritage 4X4s and more at India 4X4 Week 2016 in Goa

If you are a car enthusiast and find 4X4 and off-road vehicles fascinating, then pack your bags and head towards Goa for a fun weekend from 22nd July to 24th July to attend the launch edition of the India 4X4 Week.

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...

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...

Ducati first Desmo Owners Club in India rolls out in Mumbai

The Desmo Owners Club in Mumbai embarked on their first official ride starting from the Ducati Dealership in Bandra. The club rode through the city to Nariman Point and then onward to Hard Rock Café, Mumbai at Lower...

New Bentley suite makes its debut at St. Regis Dubai

A new level of luxury is launched in the Middle East with the introduction of the latest Bentley Suite at The St. Regis Dubai in Al Habtoor City. The ultimate statement of luxury beyond compare, the suite reflects t...

Samsung Galaxy J3 features S bike mode for two-wheeler riders

Samsung India Electronics has launched the Samsung Galaxy J3 featuring the S bike mode, an industry-first dedicated feature for two-wheeler riders that is designed to enable responsible and tension free riding. The...

Hollywood’s Michelle Rodriguez drives Jaguar F-Type SVR at record speed

The new Jaguar F-Type SVR, the fastest series production Jaguar vehicle ever, has been put through its first high speed test drive with Hollywood actress Michelle Rodriguez at the wheel. On a closed highway in the N...

Art in Motion: BMW Group brings the 10th BMW Art Car to India

BMW Group India presented the 10th BMW Art Car created by internationally celebrated artist César Manrique at the India Art Fair 2016. César Manrique created the 10th Art Car for BMW in 1990 with the BMW 730i.

Limited edition Jack Daniel's branded Indian Chief Vintage

We all know that ”Bottles and Throttles” don’t mix at all. But when a respected motorcycle company and a liquor company join hands, there is a lot a society can benefit. Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcy...

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 ...

‘Audi Night’ in Kitzbuhel with Gwyneth Paltrow and Jason Statham

The ski races on the Hahnenkamm in Kitzbühel (Austrian Alps) are the highlight of the alpine winter sports season. The most challenging event in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup, the downhill race on the “Streif,” is a sp...

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, ...

Polaris inaugurates 3rd PEZ in Haryana, near Sonipat

Polaris India has inaugurated their 3rd Polaris Experience Zone (PEZ) in Haryana. The PEZ is located in the Divine City Township of Gannaur in Sonipat. The other PEZs in the Haryana region are located in Dharuhera a...

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 bloopers: A behind the scene hilarious moments!

Motoring journalism is not as easy as it seems. Every rookie just out of college thinks that auto journalism means zipping around town driving the best of vehicles, travelling around the world and getting behind the...

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...

Bentley mountain lodge in Kitzbuhel, Austria

Next time you are in Austria, make sure you enjoy the hospitality of Bentley Motors. Bentley Motors has announced not the launch of a new car but the opening of its first ever mountain lodge in Kitzbuhel, Austria. T...

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...

BMW is a global partner to Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

BMW has confirmed its role as exclusive worldwide automotive partner of the next instalment of Paramount Pictures’ legendary action film “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” that hits cinema theatres from July 31, 2...

New Bentley suite debuts at the St. Regis Istanbul

Just when you thought Bentley only meant uber luxurious cars with great performance, you realise how wrong you can get. For many of us who know no other word besides driving, Bentley is continuing its celebrated col...

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 ...

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...

BMW partners with Indian Art Fair in New Delhi

German luxury car maker BMW India has partnered with the seventh edition of India Art Fair and is the exclusive mobility partner for the event. India Art Fair is South Asia’s leading art fair for modern and contempo...

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...

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...

Volvo Lounge at T3 airport a big hit

For those covering the automotive beat, the tradition of meeting stills continues, albeit in the cozy confines of the Volvo Lounge at theT3 airport in New Delhi. Volvo Auto India has been generous to several journal...

Hero Action Team cycles in deep snow in Himachal Pradesh

Hero Action Team, India’s first professionally managed mountain biking team, reached another milestone by covering one of the most difficult terrains in India during winters. In a first-of-its-kind mountain biking s...

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...

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 ...

Just chilling with a Mahindra Gusto

I had to rush out and scream....I had to rid myself of this monotonous, boring and dreary lifestyle I was leading. I had to break myself free from the shackles of boredom. It was then I remembered that I had the new...

Buckle up please; Only if Indians heeded

More than 43 million Americans travelled for Thanksgiving last year and 90 pc of them did so by car. Now with the travel season in the offing, Toyota has come out with a lot of tips to keep your children safe in the...

MINI, Danish furniture maker present ‘Drop chair’

In a matter of few days the three-door as well the five-door MINI car from BMW will be unveiled in Mumbai, India. But MINI is also in the news as it has along with Danish furniture maker Republic of Fritz Hansen pre...

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 ...

Toyota partners with fashion diva Claire Sulmers

Toyota has partnered with Claire Sulmers in the US. She is the founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, a daily online destination for the multicultural fashionista. With more than 2.4 million monthly visitors, she knows how ...

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...

Children in India need to play this game for sure!

Now this is a game every parent in India must encourage their children to play. ‘Safety and Mobility for All,’ is an educational game designed to increase awareness of children ages seven to twelve to road safety an...

Climate-smart lifestyle, the Volvo way

This is something that needs to be emulated worldwide. Three years on from the end of One Tonne Life, this ground-breaking project, initiated by A-hus, Vattenfall and Volvo Cars, has inspired a growing number of peo...

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...

Alcohol, an everyday aspect of driving in Brazil

In India they say alcohol is bad for health. In Brazil, they think otherwise, because alcohol is wisely used to power cars there. Brazil, the host nation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is soon to become the world's thi...

Louis Vuitton luggage for BMW i8 plug-in hybrid

Louis Vuitton, the pioneer of the art of travel, has created a tailor-made set of luggage for the most progressive sports car – the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid. The collection of luggage comprises two travel bags, a busin...




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