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  • Myth: Fuel Pumps & Cellphones

    I have always seen every attendant at every petrol pump, be it big or small, curse you when you try to use your phone at their pump. You may be at the periphery, near the pump machine, near the…
  • Classic Sports Cars by the lake

    My wife and I have just returned from our annual home leave. Although home is technically in the Netherlands, we spend most of our time in the UK where we also own a small house in Suffolk. This…
  • 2014 Skoda Yeti Facelift : A Close Look

    Skoda has launched the Yeti facelift at the following price points: 4x2 Elegance - Rs. 18,63,382 ex-Maharashtra / Rs. 18,99,000 ex-Delhi 4x4 Elegance - Rs. 20,14,471 ex-Maharashtra / Rs. 20,53,600…
  • Hotelier orders 30 Phantoms (China)

    Not so many years ago the world was wowed when Hong Kong-based Peninsula Hotel added a fleet of 14 Peninsula Green Rolls-Royce Phantoms to their fleet and today that record has been trumped by an…
  • Scoop! Hyundai Verna Facelift

    The "fluidic" Hyundai Verna will be receiving a much-needed boost, in the form of a 2015 facelift, early next year. Motorbeam exclusively reports of sighting the Verna facelift doing the testing rounds…
  • Maruti's Mayank Pareek quits

    It has been reported that Mr. Mayank Pareek who is designated as Chief Operating Officer (marketing and sales) has quit Maruti Suzuki after nearly 20 years of service with the country's largest carmaker.…
  • Review: BMW X3 30D

    Well, the story to this is pretty similar to the story of my 320D. It started with the realization that we needed another SUV, for various reasons like out of Bombay trips almost every weekend, and…
  • Impromptu ride to Pushkar

    On a pleasant Wednesday morning in March, I woke up a little sad and gloomy. Why sad and gloomy? Because I could not go on a Goa trip with my friends due to some family commitments. Their updates…
  • Mahindra Thar, with some mods

    First big question - Am I mad to buy a Thar ? I asked this question myself and many known people would have thought the same about me - because, I have sold my Ford Fiesta 1.6 Sxi Petrol to buy this…
  • Red Skoda Rapid 1.6 TDI

    First of all, sorry for the boring title. All other title options I could think of, came up as being "cheesy" which doesn't go with the character of the car. So, here it goes - The initial ownership…
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