“Arto-Mobile”- By Yusuf Arakkal

Yusuf with his Willys Jeep

World famous Indian artist Mr. Yusuf Arakkal who left this world for the other yesterday, was a good friend and adviser to  Smartdrive magazine. As the tribute to the renowned artist and sculptor, we are republishing the article which he has written for Smartdrive.  - Editor Yusuf with his Willys Jeep  Text by Yusuf Arakkal Photos by Shibu Arakkal   “It More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz S400 launched for Rs 1.28 crores

Mercedes-Benz S400 has been launched in India for Rs 1.28 crores.  S400 comes with a 3.0-litre, V6 petrol engine mated to a 7G-Tronic automatic gearbox that generates about 324bhp of power and 480Nm of torque. It More...

By Smart Drive On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Specialfeature – World’s Highest Railway stations

Hill Stations Railways is the largest possible medium which has an essential role in the human lives with regard to travel for business, pleasure or otherwise. In a vast country like India, railway connects millions More...

By Smart Drive On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Test Drive Benz A Class

A Perfect Hatch Friends, countrymen, guys and gals, I come to make the impossible possible for you.. said BENZ A Class to the commoners of India who may think owning a Benz is a distant dream. Mercedes-Benz gives More...

By Smart Drive On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

special feature Kajah motorsport

We’re  Back…! There are two types of car lovers. One group like the fast and furious, modern and sleek, super bikes and cars. But the second group are compassionate about old cars. But owning and maintaining More...

By Smart Drive On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Preview Isuzu MU 7 & D-Max

Iron Hearts When you think of Isuzu, I wouldn’t blame you if you think of a truck first up. It wouldn’t be news if they came to India with yet another truck or bus. They have come up with something(s)new that More...

By Smart Drive On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Test Drive – Volvo XC 60

Safe Trip When we spoke to Dr. Jyotidev Kesavdev three months ago about his Volvo XC60, I remember him telling me- “You really have to get the word out there- if you want lives saved on our roads, there is a More...

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By admin On Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Honda CRV

Even before the SUVs gushed into the Indian market, Honda CRV was a famous one. The CRV was the first car to teach the Indians what a sports utility vehicle does. Even now, thousands of owners keep their Honda CRVs More...

By admin On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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So we covered the basics of Ambi’s glorious history in our previous issue. We read a little about its birth, its rise and rise. We now know that Ambassador to India was what Pan was to Peter. It took over More...

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By admin On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Verito and Indigo eCS

If you are a regular reader of Smart Drive, you are obviously aware of the fact that in the previous issues, we took you deep into the caverns of the sedan world. We did not however include these two important contenders More...

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