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The License Plate Stash Box – for keeping those documents in shape and safe

The License Plate Stash Box – for keeping those documents in shape and safe

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Embarrassed to hand over those dog-eared motorcycle documents every time a copper pulls over? Twisted Throttle brings an innovative storage solution called the License Plate Stash Box, a small concealed box, smartly positioned right behind the license plate holder. Thin and barely noticeable, it doesn’t even hamper the aesthetics much, with only the lock providing a clue […]

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Five guaranteed ways to spot the morons on two-wheels

Five guaranteed ways to spot the morons on two-wheels

| December 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Kamikaze: (Slang): So reckless in behaviour or actions as to be suicidal Use in sentence: 1. Karan’s forearm bones were reduced to splinters by a kamikaze dog which appeared in front of his bike out of nowhere on the racetrack 2. He made a kamikaze run across three lanes of traffic And there are plenty […]

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This matte black wrapped BMW i8 with blue HRE wheels looks the part

This matte black wrapped BMW i8 with blue HRE wheels looks the part

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The BMW i8 marks a new era for sports cars, with its otherworldly looks and futuristic hybrid drive-train, powered by two engines – a 131 hp electric motor clubbed with a BMW TwinPower Turbo 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol putting out 231 hp. Together, the two units deliver a total of 362 hp, endowing the i8 to […]

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The Dirty Bird Indian Scout is pure eye candy

The Dirty Bird Indian Scout is pure eye candy

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

If the 2015 Indian Scout in stock form didn’t manage to rattle a few heartbeats, Dirty Bird Concepts have sprinkled the exemplary Scout with more dash and oomph. Dirty Bird Concepts owner, John Shope says “When I saw the new Scout I knew it was going to be a real player on the market – […]

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Harley-Davidson Street 750 wins IMOTY 2015: Is it justified?

Harley-Davidson Street 750 wins IMOTY 2015: Is it justified?

| December 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

So, the acclaimed jurors just handed over the IMOTY trophy to the Harley-Davidson Street 750. The finalists for 2014 were zeroed down to the Bajaj Discover 150 F, Harley-Davidson Street 750,Hyosung Aquila GV250, Kawasaki ER-6n, Kawasaki Z250, KTM RC 200, KTM RC 390, Suzuki Gixxer, Triumph Bonneville T100, Triumph Daytona 675 R, Triumph Street Triple […]

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Why Hyundai Elite i20 is the right choice for the Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2015 Award

Why Hyundai Elite i20 is the right choice for the Indian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2015 Award

| December 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Hyundai Elite i20 has been chosen the Indian Car of the Year 2015. The most prestigious Indian car awards which are judged by a panel comprising the editors of Indian auto magazines chose the Elite i20 for the top honour. The Elite i20 competed with the Honda City, Honda Mobilio, Mahindra Scorpio, Maruti Suzuki […]

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Five ugliest cars to have ever been sold in India

Five ugliest cars to have ever been sold in India

| December 17, 2014 | 25 Comments

Good design and style, followed up with robust, reliable engineering are the trappings of a good, mass market car. India, being the one of the fastest growing automotive markets in the world has seen its share of good cars, and the occasional great one. However, some cars just don’t have their own way when it […]

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Apollo Amazer 3G Maxx Tyre long term review part 2 – So far so good

Apollo Amazer 3G Maxx Tyre long term review part 2 – So far so good

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Regulars here would remember that we inducted the Apollo 3G Maxx 165/64 R14 asymmetric pattern tyres on a Chevrolet Beat 1.2 LT (O) about three months back. A significant reduction in tyre noise and increment in grip was quite perceptible right from the word go. Thanks to the stiffer sidewalls, we also experienced a slight […]

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Top five mainstream cars for women drivers in India

Top five mainstream cars for women drivers in India

| December 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

I have known women who can bring a broken-down engine of the Ford Endeavour down, mend it, put it back without any assistance, and then drive it to the remotest hinterlands just for the kicks of it. I’ve known women who have participated in endurance rallies, and finished on the podium. I’ve also known a […]

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This video of bikers reveling in Leh Ladakh Pangong Lake gives the right feels

This video of bikers reveling in Leh Ladakh Pangong Lake gives the right feels

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Go Pro has ushered in an extra dimension to easy going video-graphy. A group of riders and buddies decided to patch up some Go Pro footage of their recent road-trip through the pristine, yet treacherously mountainous roads from Manali to Leh, all the way to the serene, blue waters of Pangong Lake. Of course, […]

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Photo Tour: 2014 Autocar Performance Show Mumbai

Photo Tour: 2014 Autocar Performance Show Mumbai

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open for enthusiasts on Dec 11 2014, the Autocar Performance Show 2014 concluded yesterday on December 14th with eye candy written all over the venue. We take you through a pictorial journey that we managed to capture on the very first day itself- luckily with the weekend crowd at bay. So here you go: The […]

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Video: A scooter rider who shouldn’t have been alive

Video: A scooter rider who shouldn’t have been alive

| December 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

All the wise cracks in this world will tell you that life never gives you a second chance. Yet there are people who exist among us who shouldn’t have been alive, especially when they narrate an experience where they took the flight to heaven but were deported back due to improper documentation. Thanks to modern […]

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See and hear this custom, V12 Lamborghini powered bike

See and hear this custom, V12 Lamborghini powered bike

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to tame insanity, and after the Chevrolet V8 powered Boss Hoss motorcycle, it was only a matter of time before somebody put a V12 engine into a bike. At a recent event called Caffeine and Octane, which takes place once a month in Alpharetta, Georgia, this monstrous, V12 Lamborghini  powered bike was seen. […]

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Why you should own a Royal Enfield at least once in life

Why you should own a Royal Enfield at least once in life

| December 13, 2014 | 24 Comments

Talking anything against a Royal Enfield in India is akin to playing with fire after a gasoline shower. The legendary bike manufacturer has such a cult following that even citizens of perhaps this most impatient country in the world are ready to wait for as long as eight months to lay their hands on one. […]

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Video: Rickey Gadson and his custom Ninja H2 Hybrid tear the drag strip apart

Video: Rickey Gadson and his custom Ninja H2 Hybrid tear the drag strip apart

| December 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rickey Gadson is American. Sponsored by Kawasaki since the last 18 years, he is an 11 time drag racing world champion. What’s even more incredible is that he played a hand in developing the bonkers Kawasaki Ninja H2. Now, like Kawasaki, you could be a Japanese geek who is a master at quantum physics and […]

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