Avinda D. Perera

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Raised right on fuel vapour, car shows, car magazines, matchbox toys, Avinda is a Corporate Professional by day, 'road tester/ gentleman writer' for Motor Magazine by night. From piloting behemoth 4x4s and ressurecting 80s sports cars, he is now discovering the joys (and zen) of practical motoring. Motivated by elegant design, reliable engineering, handling & stealthy power.

Author's Latest Articles


Test Drive of the 2018 Audi A5

(July 2018) Audi's A5 is for those who want something a bit sportier than an A4, but retains the four doors and practicality of a decent boot. Check out our video test drive of the car....


2019 Jeep Renegade

(NOVEMBER 2019) The Jeep Renegade when launched, was truly a revelation, making the ‘Jeep’ mantra truly more accessible to so many. Boxy like a traditional 4x4, the Renegade was praised for its funky styling, practicality and its edge over many others in the Compact Utility Vehicle (CUV) segment...


2019 BMW 330i M-Sport

(AUGUST 2019) The BMW 3 Series is a car that needs no introduction, but it won’t be fair to kick things off without a glance at the nameplate’s previous iterations and how they have contributed to the development of the latest model, known by the chassis code G20.Starting with the E21 in 1975, t...


Living with a Perodua Viva Elite

Reeling from the after-effects of a taxing 2 years filled with extended garage time, massive bills, astronomically priced rare replacement parts, and hand-carrying spares on 30-hour plane-rides, it was time to throw in the towel; My project ’92 Honda CRX had beaten me. Despite being my first car, ...