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Triumph Thunderbird LT Launched

British bike maker Triumph has further strengthened its presence in the Indian market with the launch of another product. The newest member of the Triumph family to arrive at Indian shores is the Triumph Thunderbird LT, a premium cruiser bike … »

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Ford Refreshes the Figo

The Ford Figo helped the American manufacturer gain a significant market share in the Indian market and now they have decided to refresh its best-selling car for the upcoming festive season. The Figo has been given a new look with … »

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Mercedes AMG GT unveiled

We knew this one was coming for a while, and now the wraps have finally been taken off the successor of the SLS AMG.  Mercedes have billed this car as an everyday sports car, and it certainly looks the part. … »

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Toyota to pilot zero-emission drive in France

Toyota is all set to change the driving experience in Europe as it brings in zero-emissions fleet of its i-ROAD and COMS ultra-compact electric vehicles. These colourful three and four-wheelers will take part in a pilot programme in Grenoble, France. … »

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Rossi takes home victory at MotoGP Misano as Marquez tumbles under pressure

Valentino Rossi returned to winning ways at his home ground in San Marino MotoGP round at Misano (which is actually in Italy) after runaway championship leader Marc Marquez made a mistake during their one-on-one battle for the lead of the … »

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Ogier wins in Australia as Volkswagen seals WRC title

Sebastien Ogier led a Volkswagen podium lockout at the World Rally Championship round in Australia to ensure the German marque secures its second WRC constructors title. Ogier, 30, entered the final leg with a 11.8 seconds advantage over his Finnish … »

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Lorenzo reigns supreme in Misano MotoGP qualifying, Marquez fourth

Jorge Lorenzo took his first pole position of the MotoGP season at the San Marino Grand Prix, beating the Ducati of Andrea Iannone by just 0.051s on a track where has won at the last three occasions. “We knew we … »

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Di Grassi takes Formula E Beijing ePrix win as Prost and Heidfeld collide

Lucas di Grassi became the first ever Formula E winner after race leaders Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld dramatically crashed on the final lap of the 25 lap Beijing ePrix. At the beginning of the race, pole sitter Nicolas Prost … »

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Prost secures first Formula E pole at Beijing

Nicolas Prost will start the first ever Formula E ePrix from pole position, having clocked his e.Dams Renault around the Beijing street circuit in 1:42.200. Twenty Formula E drivers are divided into four equal groups of five drivers each with each … »

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Blaupunkt nullifies warranty on products sold online

Blaupunkt took a bold decision and revoked warranty on its products sold online. This decision will further deepen the tussle between electronic brands and e-commerce. The German car infotainment giant’s major criteria has always been that their sound systems must … »

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Audi Q3 Dynamic Launched

Audi India has launched a new version of their popular compact-SUV, the Q3. Known as the Audi Q3 Dynamic, the the new version is now the flagship model of the Q3 lineup in India. Packed with increased levels of standard … »

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Skoda Yeti facelift breaks cover

Skoda launched the refreshed Yeti priced at Rs 18.99 lakhs for the 4×2 version, while the all conquering 4×4 variant is available at Rs 20.53 lakhs (both prices ex-showroom, Delhi). This 2014 version is strictly a cosmetic upgrade for the … »

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Ferrari boss Montezemolo quits

After 23 years as the president of Italian car manufacturer and motorsport legend Ferrari, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo announced his resignation from the company that he first worked for in 1973. Under Montezemolo both the road car division and the … »

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Suzuki launches new 155cc Gixxer at Rs 72,199

Suzuki Motorcycle India launched its locally manufactured stylish motorcycle, the Gixxer. This new 155cc motorcycle will definitely catch the fancy of the youth, who will be drawn towards its radical looks. The sporty dual muffler adds more style quotient to … »

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Aston Martin Lagonda does test runs in piping hot Oman

Aston Martin’s new super saloon Lagonda officially broke cover after Oman Airlines revealed its images. This hand-made limousine is so exclusive that only 100 units will be manufactured and will only be sold in the Middle East. This luxury flagship … »

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F1 Italian Grand Prix: Hamilton charges to win as Rosberg slips

Current Formula 1 world championship leader Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG saw his lead cut by seven points to 22 after teammate and rival for this year’s F1 title Lewis Hamilton took a comfortable win ahead of the German who … »

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Land Rover Launches Freelander 2 Sterling Edition in India

Celebrating their 5 years of presence in the Indian market, Land Rover today has announced the launch of an exclusive Freelander 2 Sterling Edition in India. Powered by the 150bhp version of the 2.2-liter diesel engine, the Freelander 2 Sterling … »

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Land Rover Launches Discovery Sport

Land Rover has today revealed the pictures and details about their latest product – the Discovery Sport. Claimed to be the most versatile and capable premium compact SUV, the Discovery is the first member of the new Discovery family, which … »

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Bike Festival of India Kick Starts ‘National Safety Ride’

The first edition of the Bike Festival of India is all set to take place at the BIC in Greater Noida on the 4th and 5th of October this year and it aims to provide a platform for the biking … »

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KTM 1290 Super Adventure

Austrian bike makers KTM are about to unveil their new adventure tourer bike called the 1290 Super Adventure. This new beast of a machine is based on the 1190 Adventure – which we thought was near perfect – and now … »

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BMW launches facelift X3 at Rs 44.90 lakhs

The 2014 BMW X3 made its debut in India and is available at a price starting of Rs 44.9 lakh (all across India ex-showroom) for the base xDrive 20d Expedition. The new X3 will be available in two variants – … »

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Indian Scout Bookings Started In India

The resurrection of the iconic American motorcycle brand – Indian – has been gathering pace over the past few years, with their main offering being the Indian Chief range of bikes, which offer a combination of stunning looks, as well … »

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2014 Suzuki Access breaks cover

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) has finally given the Access 125 scooter a facelift. The new Access has a new Steel Fender, which increases both visuals and sturdiness of the scooter. To increase it’s style quotient, it gets a … »

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Volvo lets the new XC90 out of the bag

Volvo revealed its new flagship, the XC90, which is visually striking, premium quality seven-seat SUV with world leading safety features, new powertrain technologies, a combination of power and fuel efficiency and a classy interior finish. The 2015 XC90 is longer, … »

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Skoda reveals the new Fabia

Skoda revealed the new Fabia, which now comes with snazzy new headlamps with LED running lights, bonnet with wide air dam, an air splitter and new fog lamps. From the rear, the Fabia is more in the lines of the … »

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Lexus unveils new luxury crossover

Lexus unveiled its first compact crossover entry-level, the NX. It is aimed to lure younger buyers looking for the right mix of size, style, and luxury. Built on a new platform and related to the RAV4, the NX is a … »

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WRC Germany: Loose Latvala hands Hyundai, Neuville first win

A change of pace every now and again can be a good thing. But not necessarily for a World Rally Championship (WRC) driver going into a tricky tarmac rally stage. Finland’s Jari-Matti Latvala found this out on Sunday as he … »

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F1 Belgian Grand Prix: Rosberg ‘makes a point’ but loses seven to Ricciardo

How much Formula 1 was missed during its self imposed ‘summer break’ was made crystal clear with the events of a fantastic Belgian Grand Prix at the classic F1 venue of Spa-Francorchamps. From seeing drivers struggling to take the correct … »

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Volkswagen India to start local assembly of engines

In an effort to increase the level of localisation in their vehicles, Volkswagen India has taken the step to start local assembly of its new 1.5-litre TDI engine at its plant located in Chakan, Pune by the end of this … »

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Max Verstappen to become youngest ever F1 driver in 2015

Max Verstappen – son of former Dutch Formula 1 driver Jos – will become the youngest ever F1 driver in history next year as it was confirmed early this morning that Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne will make way … »

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Volkswagen launches limited edition Vento

Volkswagen launched limited edition Vento Konekt priced between Rs 7.84 lakhs to Rs 9.8 lakhs. This variant comes with a rear-seat entertainment system, which features an Android-powered Bluetooth-enabled 8-inch Blaupunkt tablet with GPS navigation and hands-free, Bluetooth-enabled telephony. The tablet … »

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Marquez streak ends at ten as Honda continues MotoGP sweep with Pedrosa Brno win

Everything comes to an end some time or another. Even defending MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez’s incredible streak of ten straight victories in this year’s FIM Motorcycle Grand Prix World Championship. The Spaniard, who last year became the youngest ever … »

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Gill takes Malaysia win to bounce back from APRC title defence setback as Kopecky retires

This year has been completely new territory for reigning FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship title holder Gaurav Gill. The APRC title win made him the first Indian to win a major international rally title and his season opening win in … »

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Rolls-Royce Wraith debuts in Forza 5

Rolls-Royce Wraith joins the virtual world of Forza Motorsport 5 for Microsoft’s Xbox One console. The Wraith is available to owners of Forza 5 as a free download, and it will come with a host of realistic features unique to … »

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McLaren P1 GTR Revealed

The legendary British sports car maker, McLaren, has just taken the wraps off of the P1 GTR. The car was unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California and the company claims that it will be the “best driver’s car … »

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1962 Ferrari GTO Breaks Auction Record

A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta has become the most valuable car in history to be sold at auction when it realized $38,115,000 (Rs 232 crores) at the Bonhams’ Quail Lodge Auction in Carmel, California that was held on August … »

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