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Tiguan Family Workhorse
Tiguan  Family Workhorse

Tiguan (pronounced Tee-Gwan). Sounds quite interesting doesn’t it? Like some exotic place in South America. Sorry to burst your bubble but the name is a portmanteau of Tiger and Leguan (which is Iguana in German). Why did Volkswagen choose this name for their crossover? Tigers are fearless car ...

Toyota Rush
Toyota Rush

You’re in the market for a new family mover. The kids need more space now with all their sports equipment, the roads are getting worse before they hopefully get better. Also, Colombo seems to flood at the slightest hint of rain so you want something with a bit of clearance! You need to think a ...

Mitsubishi Xpander
Mitsubishi Xpander

Having spent my entire adult life in the readymade garment industry commonly referred to as the rag trade, when I was asked to test a Xpander, my first thoughts were to the driving pants we used to manufacture in Sri Lanka for exports with an expander waist band which had adjustable elastic waist st ...

Suzuki Alto Turbo RS
Suzuki Alto Turbo RS

We love Kei cars here at Motor and the past year or so has been brilliant for Sri Lanka as far as the category goes. It all started when import duties were revised to a charge per cubic centimeter of a vehicle’s engine capacity. Cars like the Honda S660 which was priced at a silly Rs.7+mn came ...

Big and Green
Big and Green

Arguably, the mantle of vehicle that started the whole “Luxury SUV’ hoopla could be given to the original Range Rover. It was born out of Land Rover recognizing around the sixties that their iconic off-roader (the Defender to you and me) was simply too hardcore and spartan for some, and ...