With cars in every mainstream segment and three high-riding vehicles, Seat has never before had such a vast lineup. One of them is the Tarraco, a seven-seater mid-size SUV that goes against the likes of the Nissan X-Trail and Hyundai Santa Fe. It’s using the same underpinnings as the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Skoda Kodiaq, clad with a bodywork that adheres to Seat’s new design language. Also Watch: 2019 Seat Tarraco Is Almost As Good As (Pricier) VW Tiguan Allspace The interior is very Volkswagen-ish, though – but that’s a good thing, as it means that all controls are where you’d expect them to be and everything functions properly. You won’t complain about space at the back nor luggage capacity, either, which is fairly decent for a car in this class even with all seven seats up. The third row is best suited to children and costs extra, although you’ll have to consider if it you have a large family. Its true DNA is even more evident on the … [Read more...] about Seat Tarraco Has The 7-Seat SUV Job Nailed, Thank You Very Much
The Skoda Fabia faces some stiff competition from newer subcompact hatchbacks like the Opel/Vauxhall Corsa, Peugeot 208 and Ford Fiesta, as well as its “cousins”, the Volkswagen Polo and Seat Ibiza. Mind you, it’s getting on a bit, as the third-gen has been around since 2014. But it was revamped last year, in an attempt to stay competitive, getting a new face and some tech updates, including the latest infotainment system and safety gear like automatic high-beams, blind-spot detection and rear traffic alert. Also Watch: Is The 2018 Skoda Fabia Estate The Sensible Choice For Young Families? The engine lineup has went through some changes of its own. There are no diesels anymore, so you will have to make do with a 1.0-liter three-cylinder petrol in four different outputs. The naturally aspirated variants get 60 and 75 PS (59-74 hp / 44-55 kW), and the turbocharged units offer 95 and 110 PS (94-108 hp / 70-81 kW). The mills can be matched to a five-speed manual or an … [Read more...] about 2019 Skoda Fabia Is Decent But Can’t Hide Its True Age
With a target to boost the sales of its Platina range, Bajaj Auto has introduced a new variant of the motorcycle. Christened as the Platina 110 H Gear, the new variant boasts several upgrades over the standard 110 cc variant of the bike. We spent a few hours on the saddle of the Platina 110 H Gear on the highway around Pune to find out how does the new package perform in real-life conditions.Also Read: 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 First Ride ReviewBajaj Platina 110 H Gear StylingThe styling isn’t very different from the 100 cc and 110 cc Platina products. Thus, you would spot a LED DRL with a halogen headlight equipped fascia on the Platina 110 H Gear. The headlamp continues to feature a body coloured mask with corresponding graphics.The more significant changes sit behind the fascia as the cockpit of the Platina 110 H Gear features a semi-digital instrument console. The left side of the instrument console includes an analogue speedometer, while the rest of the information is … [Read more...] about Bajaj Platina 110 H Gear
The launch of the new Supra is definitely one of the highlights of the year, but Toyota’s long awaited sports car continues to split opinions. There isn’t much left untold about the fifth-gen Supra. Chances are that, by now, you’ve probably made up your mind about the reborn Japanese performance icon, but Top Gear is here to give you its feedback nevertheless. What Toyota has done is basically join forces with BMW in order to make the return of the Supra a financially sound move – and the same stands for Munich: without the Supra, a new Z4 was doubtful, so it is a win-win situation for both parties involved. Also Read: 2020 Toyota GR Supra Is A Track Weapon AND An Everyday Sports Car Toyota insists that, despite the common underpinnings, the Supra has its own personality and it most definitely isn’t a BMW wearing a JDM costume, which has been the main source of complaints from fans and a number of motoring journalists. If your go past the fact that the new … [Read more...] about Has Toyota Sold Supra’s Soul To Ze Germans? No Way Jose!
The T-Cross is Volkswagen’s smallest SUV, slotting under the T-Roc in the brand’s range. It’s aimed at those looking for a fresh subcompact crossover, a segment that’s become greatly populated in the past few years. Actually, customers are spoiled for choice these days, with most providing just about everything they need in terms of interior space, ride comfort and technology features. So, where does the T-Cross fit in? With its colorful features jammed up in a small SUV body style and with no available all-wheel drive, the T-Cross is aimed at young, small families. In the UK, it’s offered in four trim levels called the S, SE, SEL and R-Line, with prices ranging between at least £16,995 and £23,555 ($22,094/€19,666-$30,622/€27,257). Also Watch: Become A VW SUV Expert With This In-Depth Comparison Of All Its Euro Models We’ll start with the more positive aspects of driving such a car which, as revealed by CarBuyer in their … [Read more...] about Volkswagen T-Cross Manages To Make A Very Good Case For Itself