The Hyundai N program started a few years ago to make sportier versions of their existing models. I've found myself at the helm of many a mass-market Hyundai since 2013 and each time I wished the Korean carmaker would offer more fun-to-drive versions like Volkswagen and Ford do with their compacts. Their first hot hatch … Continue reading Hyundai i20 N Unveiled. My Dream Hatchback Finally Exists!
The Mini Cooper is known for being complimented as a go-kart for the road. Even though it is a lot bigger than the original version as seen in the film Bourne Identity. The Cooper offers a spirited driving experience with its taut chassis, responsive steering and peppy engine. It's not one to battle the stupidly … Continue reading New Mini GP With 302bhp Looks Bonkers
In the global automotive scene, Skoda might have been a punchline to lame jokes but here in India, it's a revered brand. For the Octavia and the Fabia and even the Superb, the Czech automaker has been a favourite for many petrol heads around here. Now, Skoda wants to change its public perception yet again, … Continue reading Skoda Vision RS Hybrid Hot Hatch Concept: 2018 Paris Motor Show
In the developed world, the performance cars keep getting faster as the figures keep climbing higher and higher. Even in the hot hatch market, the numbers have become quite ridiculous with the likes of the Audi RS3 Sportback with 394bhp and the previous-gen AMG A45 with 376bhp. But now, it's become a little less expensive … Continue reading New hot hatch alert! Mercedes-AMG A35: 2018 Paris Motor Show
The four-ringed German carmaker has revealed the latest generation of its smallest offering, the new Audi A1 Sportback. But this new one is actually the biggest A1 yet and it has some out-of-place sporty characteristics in its design. Now, the reason why the new A1 Sportback is about six centimetres longer and three centimetres wider … Continue reading The new Audi A1 Sportback looks like an angry puppy
Ford has a very diverse range of vehicles that have been tinkered by the Ford Performance department to make them all a bit more exciting. Taking cars built for the average consumers and then offering a bonkers, fun-to-drive variant for those who want to have fun in a quick car without breaking the bank or … Continue reading 9 Things You Need to Know about the 2018 Ford Fiesta ST
1) It's all new and probably won't come to India Based on a new platform called the C2 to build a recognizable yet completely new car to be badged as the next Ford Focus. It's roomier, stronger and in most avatars, it is lighter than the older generation. 2) Familiar but fresh The new Focus … Continue reading 7 Things to know about the new Ford Focus ST
I know a lot of my posts start like this, but this is a car I have waited to see for a long long time, so please bear with me. YAAAAAAAAAAAAAY! Okay, that's out of the system and now I can talk you through the all-new Hyundai i30N, the brand's first high-performance car under the … Continue reading Hyundai i30 N: It’s FINALLY here!