Ambassador to India

Outside of Kolkata you’d be hard pressed to find a HM Ambassador on an Indian road. Yet, this ubiquitous car remains one of the most evocative of all four-wheelers ever sold in this country.

I don’t know of a single person who grew up as a member of the Indian middle class through the late 1970s to the mid-1990s, who doesn’t have an Ambassador memory. Speak to them and what...

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Hello, Baden-Baden

While experiencing Baden-Baden, Germany, in the iconic VW Camper van, Fareeda Kanga, discovers that the leading car manufacturing country, is green in more ways than one.

Nestled on the fringes of Germany’s famed Black Forest region lies the spa town of Baden-Baden. Its regional, natural beauty, and the fact that it boasts more than 1000 hiking routes, 63...

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Culture Club

If you’re a dyed in the wool biker looking for excitement, England of the 1950s and ‘60s is where you’d want to be. Smack in the middle of the café racers and the scooters, in the world of the Rockers and the Mods.

Every biker worth his salt would have at some point heard of the Ace Café. Having been there and spent some time there I can tell you that from a sheer glam perspective, this old school café on L...

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In defence of the Defender

Want to know how to add dollops of glam to rugged appeal? Just go get yourself a Land Rover Defender

Most people will tell you Born Free when you ask them which is the first film you’ll associate the Land Rover Defender with, and they’d be wrong. Brand Land Rover did play a c...

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For the biker in you

Looking the part is as important to motorcyclists as is the ride. Aninda Sardar tells you how to curate that perfect “Biker Look” for your next ride out.

Ever been to a biker meet? It’s never a simple ride out, is it? You need to dress up for it, because if you don’t, you will feel more out of place than if you were dressed up as Rudolph...

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