In a recent research done by Top Gear UK on the country’s rarest cars, it appears that seeing a Maserati Mistral on the streets of UK is the one of the most unlikely things that could happen. It said that there is only one Mistral left in UK. Its owner, who happens to be celebrity chef James Martin, is perhaps the most popular car owner in the country right now. According to the study led by the Society of Motoring Manufacturers and Traders, the huge drop in numbers was due to the fact that there were only 950 units released worldwide since its introduction in 1964. … Read More…
While reading auto magazines or watching auto shows you may have came across the power figure of an engine, where you see the engine develop X amounts of either kW, HP, BHP, PS or even WHP, and at one point in time, you’ve asked this question to yourself : What’s with the various power ratings? or How are these power rating different from each other ? and other similar questions. Amirite?
That’s why I’ve decided to answer these questions, and explain in simple terms just what is the difference between all these ratings, and which power rating gives you a better understanding of engine power. So lets begin.… Read More…
The BMW i8 Spyder Concept photos has been leaked by a Czech website, which is reported to debut at the Beijing Motor Show in April. With i8 prototypes out in full force testing in public recently, the spyder version comes as a surprise.
Aside from the absence of the roof and the elimination of the rear seats, the Spyder also sports solid instead of transparent, rotating doors with different mirror housings and a restyled boot section.… Read More…
Despite a slowdown in their sales, car makers are all set to dazzle visitors at the Auto Expo 2012 here with their new vehicles and designs for mobility in future.
The Indian car giant Maruti Suzuki will roll out its multipurpose vehicle Ertiga.
The company is also expected to showcase a compact sports utility vehicle (SUV), Swift Sports, and a hybrid version of the hatchback Swift.
Chennai-based Hyundai said it would showcase its multi-utility vehicle ( MUV) HND-7, three-door utility coupe Veloster and premium sedan Elantra.
The biggest buzz, however, is about Bajaj Auto’s entry-level passenger carrier, RE60.
It is also being speculated that Tata Motors will give a glimpse of the diesel variant of its own entry-level car Nano.