I admit I am a bit biased towards Mahindras, but this car is really something. Vertical exhausts on either side, a winch and that flip-down windscreen are stuff that goes into making bad boys, okay? Italians are supposed to be styling gods, but Agnelo Fernandes caught them napping this once. Agnelo is the proud owner of this smashing article, just so you know. Overstatement? Pray, look at those perfectly integrated fog lamps and those gorgeous Lambo-esque wheels! I want. I want. I want.
In a straight line, it’s the Gypsy that has the edge. Bijoy led the proceedings by introducing the first slides of the day with the Gypsy. We obviously followed suit. Its handling has ‘fun to drive, lots of powerslides’ written all over it. Nudge the steering fairly violently and you have your eyeballs coming out of your ears. It steps out every time you do so and puts you in an opposite-lock orgy of sorts. The Gypsy, being the lighter and narrower of the two, does feel like it’ll turn turtle but amazingly, it didn’t. The Gypsy is almost like an elevated kart, if there could ever be such a thing. At the end of our run, we had accomplished a few hundred dizzying eights on the shore and a re-arrangement of our intestinal topography.
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