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2015 Union Budget: What’s in store for the Indian Automobile Industry [Plus Quotes]

2015 Union Budget: What’s in store for the Indian Automobile Industry [Plus Quotes]

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

For the Indian Automotive Industry, forever in a tempestuous state, it was a lukewarm, mildly disappointing affair in the Narendra Modi government’s first full year Union Budget of FY-16. Instead, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (above) insisted on fast implementation of big infrastructure projects to hasten industrial growth momentum – seeing the bigger picture here? In reply, […]

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Mercedes-Benz 6×6 Retires: An ode to the legendary madness

Mercedes-Benz 6×6 Retires: An ode to the legendary madness

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

When the Germans decide to humour you, better be ready for their version of that term. The Mercedes-Benz 6×6 is one such joke by the Stuttgart-based carmaker. Such was the case with their biggest and maddest creation, till date – the G63 AMG 6×6. Or as it’s often called, the 6×6 (pronounced “six by six”). […]

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The Lamborghini Phenomeno SV Concept is wickedly cool

The Lamborghini Phenomeno SV Concept is wickedly cool

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Mr. Wayne, your new car is here” Till the Aventador SV comes along, feed your senses with this awkwardly named, yet ballistic Lamborghini Phenomeno SV Concept. If the SV (above) doesn’t cut the mustard for you (for some reason), there’s even a standard, cleaner looking variant (below) The brainchild of design student Grigory Gorin, this virtual […]

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Here’s some Top Gear Sri Lanka for you guys!

Here’s some Top Gear Sri Lanka for you guys!

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Some say that his steering is so good, it can beat a Murali off-break”  – Top Gear Sri Lanka’s designated racing driver – Stigasingha Morose that Top Gear couldn’t pull off the much awaited hyper-car shootout because the manufacturers couldn’t get their act together? Get a load of Top Gear Sri Lanka. A spoof of the […]

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The Hyderabad International Auto Show – 2015 at a glance

The Hyderabad International Auto Show – 2015 at a glance

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 edition of the Hyderabad International Auto Show (HIAS), the brainchild of Saral & Radhika Talwar, concluded successfully this week. Kicking off on February 20, 2015, the flagship event, organized under the umbrella of Vista Entertainments, founded in 2008, spawned over 3 days. Some of the popular car brands that strutted its wares in this […]

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This chopped Mercedes W123 from Delhi would do Mad Max proud

This chopped Mercedes W123 from Delhi would do Mad Max proud

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Mercedes, especially the ones they were making a couple of decades back, were extensively engineered, mass produced masterpieces meant to waft in, this side of a Rolls-Royce. Take the W123 Series for example. Manufactured between 1976 and 1985, the fine W123 models surpassed their predecessor, the W114 and W115 models, as the most successful […]

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Video: McLaren P1 GTR can travel backwards in time

Video: McLaren P1 GTR can travel backwards in time

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

McLaren seems to have found a solution to the popular paradox, what happens if an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? They got two of their extreme machines to meet each other, a McLaren F1 GTR, which occupies immovable space in history’s book of speed, and their latest, the P1 GTR, which combines all modern day voodoo […]

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A Lamborghini Gallardo that makes the Huracan look dull

A Lamborghini Gallardo that makes the Huracan look dull

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

In all earnest, to me, the Lamborghini Huracan takes the cake for being the most docile looking product that ever came out of Sant’Agata Bolognese. For a manufacturer who’s been known for pushing the boundaries of design, creating a hurricane in every car lover’s gut, every time they came out with a new machine, the […]

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Osianama displays vintage Rolls-Royce cars, organises debate on the marque’s design supremacy

Osianama displays vintage Rolls-Royce cars, organises debate on the marque’s design supremacy

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

1934 Rolls-Royce 20/25hp. Osianama, as of now, is an arts and cultural exhibition society, based in Mumbai. And history has proved to us, that vintage/classic cars have been a unique form of art and thus, Osianama launched the Vintage & Classic Automotive Club (AUTO) on 24 January 2015. The first event that showcased these rarefied […]

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Supercar Sunday: Valve organizes supercar and superbike event on Palm Beach Road, Belapur

Supercar Sunday: Valve organizes supercar and superbike event on Palm Beach Road, Belapur

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The supercar and superbike culture in the country seems to be on the rise  as the number of events, gatherings and drives, official as well as private, keep adding up each and ever year.  The latest, organized drive of 2015 is called XLR8, and is organized by Valve. To be flagged off from Total Car Mall, Palm Beach Road, Belapur, on 22nd […]

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Video: Meet the world’s fastest coffin carrier

Video: Meet the world’s fastest coffin carrier

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are only a few other things that replicate the sensation of speed, make you feel alive. Maybe there’s just one another thing that comes close when someone else is real close to you. However, what if someone feels the need to experience that rush, even when there isn’t any blood rushing through the head? So […]

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VIDEO: Tanker rollsover in an attempt to overtake

VIDEO: Tanker rollsover in an attempt to overtake

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dashboard camera footage always have something interesting. One such footage shows how an irresponsible driver flips his tanker in an attempt to overtake another vehicle. After several failed attempts and continuous honking, the tanker driver aggressively turns the steering to swivel out of control and turnover the vehicle. The driver also takes out an electricity pole which probably must […]

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JvB-moto presents yard built ‘infrared’ Yamaha VMAX to celebrate 30-year anniversary

JvB-moto presents yard built ‘infrared’ Yamaha VMAX to celebrate 30-year anniversary

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The legendary Yamaha VMAX will celebrate its 30-year anniversary in 2015 and to mark the special occasion, the Japanese two-wheeler major has formed a new collaboration in the Yard Built world with cult German builder JvB-moto to create a fitting tribute to the iconic VMAX. JvB-moto’s vision for the VMAX Yard Built special was to transfer the […]

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Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna vs Maruti Ciaz vs Honda City vs Skoda Rapid: Tech Spec Comparison

Hyundai 4S Fluidic Verna vs Maruti Ciaz vs Honda City vs Skoda Rapid: Tech Spec Comparison

| February 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Hyundai Verna received a face lift update earlier this week as the Korean car maker launched the new 2015 4s Fluidic Verna. The mid-size sedan is designed with the car maker’s Fluidic design philosophy and receives a fresh look for 2015. But can this updated model outdo one of the highest selling products in the mid-size sedan segment […]

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These Perspective Manipulation photos using scale models will blow you away

These Perspective Manipulation photos using scale models will blow you away

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yes, these are actually scale models of actual cars, and these are not recreated, period screen shots, as they would like you to believe. Meet Michael Paul Smith, who uses detailed scale models set to the backdrop of real buildings or structures and then shoots them making it look like they’re the real deal. This delicate piece […]

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