articles by Tushar Burman

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First ride review: The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 needs no excuses

The storied motorcycle maker speaks a new language, and we like the way it sounds.

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First drive review: The brand-new electric EQC 400 is still classic Mercedes

They waited a while, but entered the electric space in style.

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Quick drive review: The 2020 Mahindra Thar could be your only car

The Thar cult takes a long leap into the present with the arrival of a proper 4x4 without crazy compromises

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First Drive Review: The Kia Sonet is the compact SUV to beat

Just like before, Kia is coming in hot for the kill in the compact SUV segment. Will they replicate the success of the Seltos?

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Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 review: Never leaving home without them

For best sound quality, use it in a quiet room as they don’t seal within your ear canal and hence any external noise will muddy the experience.

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Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source

Sustained pressure on authorities about legality and privacy issues bears fruit.

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Govt softens stand on Aarogya Setu, but airports, private organisations continue to mandate

On 21 May, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) made Aarogya Setu app a requirement if one wants to travel by air.

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Jabra Elite 75t review: The Jabra house sound should work for most

Rediscovering the 75t true wireless earbuds have made these isolated afternoons almost tolerable

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Shanling MTW100 TWS earbuds review: Hipster-approved Chi-Fi

Everybody has knock-off Airpods. These set you apart and sound nice too.

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Honda Activa 6G Review: 22 million riders can’t be wrong

The Honda Activa 6G is available in two variants, differentiated only by the LED headlamp on the more expensive one.

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Kia Carnival Review: Making space where there was none

The Korean carmaker goes premium with a luxury MPV that will make you question your priorities

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Ather 450x electric scooter review: It gets better with time

Ather 450x has reasonable range, excellent performance and bonus features you’re unlikely to find elsewhere.

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KTM 390 Adventure review: This is the motorcycle to get right now

A good option for first time buyers but to people used to riding larger bikes, KTM 390 Adventure may not feel special enough.

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Jaguar XE Review: Up-to-date electronics finally round out the smallest Jag

Cosmetics and a tech update make this a desirable sedan, but don’t try carpooling in it.

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Skoda Kodiaq Scout review: Just enough tech and lipstick to make this the Kodiaq to get

Despite the added off-road mode and Alcantara, the Kodiaq Scout is available at Rs 33.99 lac ex-showroom

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Maruti NEXA XL6 review: It is a good option if you like captain seats

While the Ertiga is an ideal family MPV, the Maruti NEXA XL6 aims a wee bit higher.

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Kia Seltos review: You're going to want one, and you'll need the day off to pick the right model

Sixteen variants! That’s how many choices a potential Kia customer has to go through.