Tag: ride

Garage – Adee’s Wagon-R

  Date of acquired March 2007 Efficiency 16.2kmpl (Overall) COSTS -Nil- Distance covered 29,260kms For Reliability, roomy interiors, smooth ride, good road visibility. Drawbacks Nervous handling, narrow rear seats, poor gearchange, over-assisted steering   There are certain things in life that serve you so well that you almost stop talking notice and our long-term Wagon-R seems perfect to …

Garage – Asrar’s TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi

Date of acquired – March2009 Efficiency – 45 Kmpl (City), 50 Kmpl (Highway) Distance covered – 19,482 km Costs – Rear disc plate Rs.726/- For – Looks, performance, excellent headlight, strong breaks Drawbacks – Refinement at high revs, ergonomics for long rides, poor tyres It’s been one and half year since I got this beauty as my long …

Garage – Yousuf’s Karizma-R

Date of acquired – July 2009 Efficiency – 40.06kmpl Distance covered – 15,729 km COSTS – Disc pad Kit Rs.349/-, Chain spocket Rs.856/- For – Performance, plush ride, fit and finish Drawbacks – Nothing much, spares are an issue though.   Let me tell you the story that made me choose the Karizma as my street weapon. Since …

Snap – Bajaj Avenger 220 with extra grunt

In our first roadtest (January 2010) we test ride the new Bajaj Avenger, powered by an oil-cooled 220cc motor, to rediscover the evolution. The Avenger has been around while now (launched May 2005), it hasn’t been changed over years, but it’s aged well. Bajaj Avenger 220cc in already available select cities and is being dispatched to others.  It’s …