Questions can be funny, especially when they are hurled at you from a height. I haven’t the slightest clue about human psychology, but people do love to get on a high horse. In this case, the relevance of compact SUVs to keen drivers was being questioned. And the logic was relatively simple: how can something made to handle everyday tasks satiate those who love judging corner grip through their palms and the seat of their pants? It’s an eccentric bunch of people (who love cars), so getting it right becomes all the more difficult — and even more so for a manufacturer-new to the local market. The burgeoning success of the Kia Seltos might tell you that Kia’s managed to tick all the right boxes, but what does the Seltos do for the enthusiast? A well-paved road awaited us.
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How India exploits health workers
India’s telling silence on the Hagia Sophia controversy
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Scene & Heard
BEHIND the SCENES!
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