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    2016 BMW X1

    This second generation X1 is a mini crossover. It is also the smallest from BMW, sold in Bangladesh with the most interesting engine for tech geeks.

  • 2016 Great Wall Haval H6

    Great Wall's hopes of making an impact on the global market rides on one mid-size SUV: the all new Haval H6. We take a look at this aspirational alternative to other mid-size SUVs in Bangladesh.

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra

    The 2017 Elantra in Bangladesh, redesigned to look good. Does it drive 'good' also?

  • 2016 SsangYong Tivoli

    The Tivoli - a funky little Korean SUV with space, loads of standard features and a surprise footnote. Find out more about Ssangyong's little trickster.

  • 2016 Honda JAZZ

    The 2016 Honda Jazz is a futuristic egg full of all good things eggs can provide: sharp handling, well specced, spacious for four biriyani loving adults. Will it win hearts in Bangladesh with its cutesy looks and Honda reliability?

  • 2015-16 TOYOTA RAV4

    The Spice Girls came onto the scene in 1994 screaming at you to “Tell me what you want, what you really, really want.” Car consumers

  • Light, lively, litttle coupe: 2016 BMW 218i Sport Line

    We test the latest BMW compact to hit the market: the 218i coupe. We reviewed the convertible 218 a few weeks ago and liked it, how does the hardtop compare?


    With the demise of the 1 series which never witnessed the traffic of Bangladesh, BMW trickled the DNA down to a new member in the family: the 2 series. We test the convertible variant.

  • Efficiency and soul defined: 2016 BMW 318i M-package

    The latest BMW 3 series comes with a cracking three cylinder turbo engine. Is it as fun to drive as it is efficient?

  • Boardroom suaveness

    Strictly in a Bangladeshi context, the eat-your-greens Lexus GS300H is a car you would buy if you were a successful business man and have your chauffer drive you about. What makes me come to that conclusion? Read on.