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Honda Mobilio makes MPVs look good

The MPV segment has never set the sales charts on fire due to its ungainly boxy design and they end up doing taxi service. No self respecting private car owner would want his vehicle to be identified as a cab. … »

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Mercedes CLA 45 AMG Launched

It’s no secret that Mercedes’ high-powered AMG range has an appeal of its own. Their cars, with their massive turbocharged engines, and huge power has a big fan following, and one has to only hear the exhaust note of any … »

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Volkswagen Pune Plant rolls out 400,000th car

The state-of-the-art Volkswagen manufacturing plant in Pune has rolled out over four lakh cars in a span of just over five years, which underlines the high demand of German engineering made in India by Volkswagen. The 400,000th car to roll out … »

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Rosberg stretches lead in F1 title battle with German Grand Prix win

Formula 1 fans should count themselves lucky that there was no controversy surrounding the removal of the Front and Rear Interconnected (FRIC) suspension systems. The pecking order remained unchanged as every team on the F1 grid removed the system deemed … »

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Honda promotes safe riding culture for big bikes

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) is a true believer of the well-known dialogue in the movie Spiderman, “With great power comes great responsibility”, as they organised ‘Big Bike Ride’ for Group Of Delhi Superbikers (GODS) to promote fun riding … »

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Audi Celebrates 25 years of TDI

The German car maker with the four rings is celebrating the 25 year history of its famed TDI engine. Since its inception in 1989, the TDI engine has undergone tremendous technological advances – mainly forced induction, fuel injection and emissions controls … »

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Aston Martin unveils their fastest convertible: V12 Vantage S Roadster

Aston Martin revealed their fastest roadster till date, the 2015 V12 Vantage S Roadster. Powered by the colossal 6.0-litre V12 engine and pumping out 565bhp, the car is capable of reaching 324kph and sprinting from 0 to 100kph in only … »

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Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe Revealed

Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled its top-of-the-line S65 AMG Coupe. Following the S65 AMG and the SL 65 AMG, the new S65 AMG Coupe is the third AMG high-performance car with a V12 engine, but its new design has subtle differences … »

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Toyota Launch Limited Edition Etios

Japanese carmaker, Toyota has announced the launch of a special edition of its Etios sedan. The new car will be called the Etios Xclusive Limited Edition and only 900 units of the car will be sold in India. The New … »

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Facelifted VW Polo Launched

Volkswagen India today launched the face lifted version of its Polo hatchback in India. Having seen some tough times in a difficult market recently, the changes to the Polo are central to an effort to increase VW India’s sales figures. … »

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Honda Launches a Naked 300 in the US

In the US market, Honda has just launched a naked version of its CBR300R sports bike. The brand new CB 300F is essentially the same bike as the CBR300R, but minus the full fairings, which makes it 3 kilograms lighter … »

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Eric Buell Racing Showcases Naked Superbike

American motorbike maker, and technology partner of Hero Motocorp, Eric Buell Racing has just taken the sheets off its brand new naked street bike called the 1190 SX. The new naked bike was showcased at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and … »

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Mercedes-Benz Autonomous Truck

Last week we heard about Google self-driving car, and we already know about the numerous innovations in autonomous car technology, but Mercedes-Benz have just showed off their brand new autonomous truck. This new vehicle is being called the Future Truck … »

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Prasad, Mandody, Thomas and Diljith win on final day of second round of JK Tyre Racing Championship

Vishnu Prasad, Chittesh Mandody, Bonnie Thomas and Diljith TS took wins in the JK Racing India Series, Volkswagen Polo R Cup and LGB Formula 4 categories as the second round of the 2014 JK Tyre Racing Championship at the Kari … »

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Gill leads overall after leg one of Indian Rally Championship round two in Coimbatore

Mahindra Adventure’s Gaurav Gill leads the overall time sheet at the end of the first leg of the Rally of Coimbatore, which is the second round of the Indian Rally Championship. Like last year, the rally is being held along … »

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Prasad, Tharani, Rao and Hataria win on first day of JK Tyre Racing Championship round two

Vishnu Prasad, Karthik Tharani, Sudarshana Rao and Sarosh Hataria scored wins in the JK Racing India Series (JKRIS), Volkswagen Polo R Cup and LGB Formula 4 races, respectively on the opening day of round two of the 2014 JK Tyre … »

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Bentley and Vertu luxury phone partnership

The legendary British luxury car maker, Bentley, has just partnered up with another British company. Vertu is a company known for making luxury smartphones, and together with Bentley the two companies have announced an exclusive five-year partnership to develop a new … »

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Jaguar Land Rover Talks About its new Engine Family

The growing trend in engine performance is the development of an engine with better fuel economy without compromising on performance, and this trend exists in the luxury segment as well. So, after listening to their customer demands, Jaguar Land Rover … »

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Bentley’s half year sales increase by 23%

Uber class luxury car makers are raking in some serious moolah by breaking their sales figures for the first half of the year. Bentley Motors has joined this successful bandwagon by increasing their global deliveries by 23%, to 5,254 cars, … »

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Rolls-Royce car sales soar 33% worldwide

Rolls-Royce has announced that it has set a new record for half-year sales, selling 33 per cent more cars globally in the first half of this year than it did in 2013. The iconic brand said that sales growth was … »

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New Volvo XC90 goes green

The all new XC90 is Volvo’s answer to the perfect SUV as it has managed to balance power with clean operations. The all-wheel drive seven seater offers 400 horsepower but with carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of around 60 g/km (NEDC … »

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Pirelli to test 18 inch F1 tyre at Silverstone

The 2013 season was anything but a quiet one for Formula 1′s control tyre supplier Pirelli. Severe restrictions on testing coupled with an increasingly aggressive approach to tyre construction led to F1 media and fans being very vocal about what … »

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Hero Rides in Colombia

Since they split from Honda, Hero MotoCorp has fast augmented its global presence. As of today, Hero two-wheelers already sell in as many as 19 countries in South America, Africa and Asia, and now they have added another country to … »

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Castrol and Triumph partner for the Indian market

Castrol and Trumph have announced the signing of an agreement for a partnership in India, where Castrol will be the lubricant supplier for Triumph Motorcycles and will supply the fully synthetic, high-performance, Castrol Power1 Racing engine oil to Triumph dealerships … »

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Hamilton falters as Rosberg snatches F1 British Grand Prix pole

Andy Murray fell well short of defending his Wimbledon title, the English football team underperformed at the World Cup and to that Lewis Hamilton’s blunder in not going for a flying lap in the final stage of qualifying for the … »

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Rosberg, Hamilton trade blows in F1 British Grand Prix practice as Alonso bests the Bulls

Last year’s soap opera at the British Grand Prix regarding the inadequately tested and ambitiously constructed Pirelli tyres seemed to have been long forgotten by the time Friday practice got going at Silverstone today; venue of the very first world … »

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Honda’s most affordable motorcycle

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India launched its most affordable motorcycle, the CD 110 Dream priced at Rs. 41,100 (ex-showroom Delhi), It is Rs 5,000 cheaper than the Dream Neo and is Rs 7,000 lesser than the Dream Yuga. Honda claims … »

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Rainforest Challenge India to be sponsored by Force Motors

It was announced this February that India would become a part of the Rainforest Challenge Global Series although the venue, exact dates and title sponsor of the event had yet to be decided. All three of those can now be … »

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Mini 5-door rolls off the lines

The first new MINI 5-door Hatch comes off the production line at Plant Oxford. The new 5-door will go on sale in autumn this year and will open up a whole new market segment.  This 5-door hatch is a second … »

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Mercedes CLS Facelift Launched

Known for its unique styling and presence, the Mercedes CLS is quite a sight on the road. Therefore, Mercedes India is attempting to further increase the CLS’ appeal by launching the CLS 2014 edition. The new version maintains the basic … »

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Lamborghini Huracán stars in Forza Horizon 2

The creators of iconic Forza Motorsport racing game franchise, Microsoft’s Turn 10 Studios, have chosen the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 as the hero car for Forza Horizon 2. In Midas yellow, the Huracán splashes the beautiful Southern Europe canvass … »

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Yamaha ignites FZ with fuel injection

Yamaha launched the new FZ fuel-injected version, replacing the carburetted ones, and it comes in two variants — FZ and FZ-S. Yamaha has incorporated their customers’ inputs while retaining their sporty, stylish and comfort DNA. The FZ comes with a … »

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Six Silverstone bound winners of Nissan GT Academy India declared

Six of the 28 participants who competed in the National Final of the Nissan GT Academy India edition in Jaipur from June 29 to 30 were declared here today after evaluation that included driving on a racing simulator, a driving … »

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Aston Martin DP-100 Vision for Gran Turismo 6

Aston Martin unveiled its stunning and virtual Design Prototype 100 – DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo exclusively for Sony’s Gran Turismo6 at Goodwood Festival of Speed. This mid-engined race car is powered by a massive twin-turbo V12 which offers up to … »

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Blaupunkt India Launches Multimedia System Las Vegas 530

Blaupunkt is the world leader in car infotainment and sound, and they  have just launched the Las Vegas 530 double din multimedia system for the Indian market. This system features a 6. 2 inch digital TFT touch screen display and has … »

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Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year for Third Straight Year

Ever since it was first launched in 2012, the tiny 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine from American car manufacturer Ford has won a number of awards. And now, three years later the 1.0 EcoBoost engine is still winning, and it has … »

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