BMW India recently organized an event at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida. The event, featuring the power monging, sliding, slithering, and utterly enjoyable M cars. The companyt invited some of its customers on the track and select media to be a part of the day long event. Here’s the official video.
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Back in the day, post lunch excitement came from Mercedes-Benz Truck Racing, an arcade game which introduced my curious self to the world of truck racing, amazed by how so much bulk can be hustled with grace and pace on the track. Now truck racing is something that Indians are quite alien to. Although a reasonably popular sport […]
As the sun set over the outskirts of Pune, I took one last go at the Kawasaki Z250, the 250R’s street-friendly cousin. I promised myself that it would be the last one for the day. As I winced from the blood gushing back, I cursed the seat and asked myself why I am letting my […]
In a pretentious world that we live in, there are thankfully some things which make no bones about their form, their existence and their identity. Their character stands out both vocally and visually, traits that set them apart from the rest, from the conventional rest. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight is one such machine. It isn’t just […]
A whole generation of cars, in a variety of sub-segments has spawned ever since the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class made its debut back in 2004. The four door coupe made a big dent in the automotive design universe, questioning those who believed that the words ‘coupe’ and ‘four-door’ cannot be spoken in the same breath. The big […]
Fast. Sometimes it isn’t what it feels like. An old exponent of the iconic Willy’s jeep travelling at 120 km/h creaking from all four corners and steered via an unassisted wheel would feel fast, manic fast to most. That speed, however, for a modern, well-engineered, mid-size automobile has induced many to sleep, forever, in […]
Jeans and earthlings have had a long history. The story of jeans goes back to as early as 1873 when “blue jeans” was invented by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss. This particular item of clothing found interest of cowboys and miners because of the durability factor. But why are we talking about jeans in a helmet […]
Have you seen Into the Wild, or read the book it is based on? You know, the story about Christopher McCandless, the promising student and athletic son of affluent parents who gave it up all for a life of travel and living with nature in its very basic form. It is a powerful story and […]
The Kawasaki ER-6n represents a slightly let loose, wilder off-shoot of the Ninja 650. It’s touted as a dual purpose machine, and is essentially the Ninja 650 sans the full fairing and a sprinkling of other small changes under the skin, or whatever that’s left of it. Let’s find out! Images: Chirag Mondal What are the […]