BMW launches Z4 Roadster from Rs 64.9 lakh

The two-litre inline four-cylinder petrol engine in the convertible sports car produces an output of 145 kW/197 hp and a maximum torque of 320 Nm. The car accelerates from 0-100 kph in 6.6 seconds in the base variant. Continue Reading

Royal Enfield’s cafe racer, Continental GT 650, makes us fall in love

When Royal Enfield gave me their Continental GT 650, instead of concentrating on its straight-line speed and highway cruising ability, I decided to run it every day. At first, things seemed rather odd. The bike had soft front brakes and the seat was not that comfortable. And then there was the ride. It was harsh when I was riding solo and did not improve much when I had a pillion on board. The bike was not off to a great start then. But, like every good thing in life, we have to persevere and my God was I in for a treat. Continue Reading

Hyundai, Kia invest $300 mn in Ola for EVs

Under the partnership, the three companies will also aim to develop electric vehicles (EVs) and charging infrastructure customised for Indian market, the companies said in joint statement. Continue Reading

Yamaha MT-15 priced at Rs 1.36 lakh in India

Yamaha provides the bike with A&S clutch and single-channel ABS. The power and torque figures stand at 19.3 PS and 14.7 N·m respectively. The bike’s kerb weight is 138 kg. Continue Reading

Benelli raises outlet count in Chennai

Situated at Nandanam, the showroom showcases the entire range of Benelli bikes available in India, under the dealership of Rajkamal Automotive. A release stated that all five products of the bike maker comes with a five-year unlimited kilometre warranty as standard. Continue Reading

Reason why automation can never replace handmade luxury cars

When Jaguar announced (unofficially) that they will be taking off more than 3,500 people off the pay-roll, the world was quite surprised. I was not surprised whatsoever, because the very reason that big conglomerates invested in robotics in the early noughties is to oust humans on a timely basis. Why you ask? Well, the fact that humans ask for holidays, day offs, permissions, maternity leave and more importantly salaries, among many things can be avoided. Continue Reading

All you need to know about engine remapping

The crave for better performing motorcycles is on the rise in India and sales reports show there is no stopping, for at least in the near future. Many motorcycle enthusiasts can be seen upgrading their bikes to reach greater performance. But, what if enthusiasts can’t afford the motorcycle upgrade? Least intrusive modifications have turned out to be the best answer so far Continue Reading

Citroën is PSA Group’s chosen brand for entering Indian market

During the presentation of FY2018 financial results and the second phase of its strategic plan ‘Push to Pass’ for the period 2019-2021, chairman of the managing board, Carlos Tavares, confirmed that the Citroën brand has been chosen to enter the Indian market. Continue Reading