All stories by P Tharyan
New Ciaz: For those obsessed with fuel efficiencyRediff.com13 Sep 2018
Here's a car that is going to give its competitors a run for their money, says P Tharyan.
BMW X3 redefines comfort and luxury in SUVsRediff.com31 Jul 2018
The new BMW X3 Luxury Line is definitely a technologically superior car compared to its predecessor and is a lot savvier than I imagined, says P Tharyan.
Volvo sets compact luxury SUV segment afire with XC40Rediff.com18 Jul 2018
Has Volvo Cars set the cat among the pigeons? Yes, the compact luxury SUV segment in India will not be the same with the entry of the XC40, says P Tharyan.
Toyota Yaris puts premium on safety with 7 airbagsRediff.com27 Jun 2018
The new Toyota Yaris will surely instil confidence among its users when it comes to performance and safety, says P Tharyan.
What's plush and new about Mahindra XUV500Rediff.com25 Jun 2018
The comfort quotient of the Plush New XUV5OO has really skyrocketed, while its driving dynamics remain top-notch, says P Tharyan.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X review: Where's the heartbeat?Rediff.com21 Jun 2018
The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X is sporty and macho. However, several bothersome issues need to be addressed, says P Tharyan.
New Mercedes sets the F1 track ablazeRediff.com19 Jun 2018
Trying out the most powerful Mercedes-Benz E-Class of all time - the AMG E 63 S 4Matic+ -- at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, India's only Formula 1 track, is serious business, as P Tharyan finds out.
A feature-rich car with surprising off-roading capabilitiesRediff.com25 Apr 2018
Built on the Ford Figo platform, this car is a lot different because it has got a wider track, a better ride height, new set of 15-inch tyres wrapped around in smart black alloys and a ground clearance of 190 mm, says P Tharyan.
The luxurious Volvo XC60 D5 Inscription is a treatRediff.com17 Feb 2018
I was particularly impressed with the radar-enabled car, which assists you to keep to your marked lanes at speeds between 40 kmph to 160 kmph.
New Swift sports plenty of features for the tech-savvyRediff.com13 Feb 2018
The new Swift has been built on the fifth-generation HEARTECT platform, which improves the hatchback's strength and rigidity while also benefitting its power to weight ratio.
Audi A3 Cabriolet is an eye-catcherRediff.com16 Jan 2018
Driving the Audi A3 Cabriolet is a thrilling experience, says P Tharyan.
Land Rover Discovery packs in superlative driveabilityRediff.com24 Dec 2017
The all-new Land Rover is not just a capable car on different terrains, but also makes for an exceptionally comfortable ride experience, says P Tharyan
Force Gurkha Xplorer: A real treat for hardcore off-roadersRediff.com13 Sep 2017
This car is a real treat for hardcore off-roaders, the ones who know how to deploy the differential locks, says P Tharyan
Driving the 'lord of the jungle'Rediff.com6 Sep 2017
The Jeep Compass is an absolute thrill on all kinds of terrain because it's here that it shows off its four-wheel drive capability, says a delighted P Tharyan.
Review: Is the Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin worth it?Rediff.com24 Aug 2017
To ride the Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin you need to master the electronic functions first, says P Tharyan.
Volvo V90: New definition of estates in IndiaRediff.com16 Aug 2017
The Volvo V90 Cross Country could make Indians fall in love with station wagons, says P Tharyan.
Isuzu MUX: Better than Rocky Balboa in the ringRediff.com12 Jun 2017
Inspired by a tiger, the newest SUV from the Isuzu stable is a mean, muscular beast.
New Ford Figo Sports Edition is a treat to driveRediff.com15 May 2017
Ford Figo Sports Edition's bigger alloy wheels and retuned suspension elevate the pleasure of driving, says P Tharyan.
Tigor, the latest style statement from Tata MotorsRediff.com5 Apr 2017
Though strikingly similar to the Tiago, the Tata Tigor takes the design quotient a notch higher, says P Tharyan.
Honda WR-V is bold, sporty and practical!Rediff.com20 Mar 2017
While the top-end diesel engine is mated to a six-speed gear box, the petrol engine is mated to a new five-speed gearbox