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Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Volkswagen to launch Polo 1.5 Diesel

Volkswagen to launch Polo 1.5 Diesel
It’s now confirmed that Volkswagen will soon be introducing a new 1.5 litre diesel engine in its Polo 2014 model. The speculation about the new diesel engine had started a year ago and is believed to be a downgraded version of the Vento’s 1.6 litre diesel mil. The new is engine is said to have been specially developed for Indian road conditions, according to the Chief Product Advisor Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg. He also added that the new engine will be featuring different strokes and bore. The downsizing of the engine has involved development of several new components like rings, connecting rods and piston. The strict validation process has also consumed much of the two year development [...]

New Ferrari Enzo Chassis revealed

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Article by Ayan Sengupta
New Ferrari Enzo Chassis revealed
The upcoming 2013 Ferrari Enzo will be 20 percent lighter, rigid and stiffer – all these can be attributed to the use of latest carbon fiber and technology derived from the Ferrari F1 team. The former technical director at Ferrari F1, Rory Byrne, who also led the team to the 2011 F1 championship, has been overseeing the project and claims that the use of carbon fiber will be uncontended by any other carmaker. By this statement it is clear that Ferrari is considering itself way ahead of rivals like Mclaren and Porsche in use of composite materials. Byrne said that by using different type of materials and fabric weaves has opened up several opportunities to improve car in every area. He [...]

Facelifted Chevrolet Beat uncovered at the 2012 Paris Motor Show

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Article by Ayan Sengupta
Facelifted Chevrolet Beat uncovered at the 2012 Paris Motor Show
Chevrolet has uncovered a facelifted edition of the Spark at the 2012 Paris Motor Show that is marketed in the Indian market as the Chevrolet Beat, even though with small modifications to maintain the price of the car down. The said model has already been introduced in the United Statesmarket where it hits markets with a superior set of engines. As per previous reports, the company has made alterations to the front frame, modified the front bumper and the headlights, which currently boast a chrome border. At the rear side, there are innovativetail lamps and a high-mounted brake light in the back spoiler to put in novelty feature. The 2013 Spark also obtains latest 15 inch alloy wheels in the [...]

BMW shows its Concept Active Tourer in Paris

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Article by Ayan Sengupta
BMW shows its Concept Active Tourer in Paris
BMW has discarded its long tradition of the rear wheel drive and longitudinally mounted engines with its Concept Active Tourer, which sign off the long proposed range of the entry level front drive BMW. The hatchback, which was recentlyshown at the Paris Motor Show, is a four-wheel driveplugin hybrid. The new class of transversely straddling engine powers the front wheels.This acknowledges the entry level vehicles that will be featuring the front wheel drive and in which the rear wheels will be driven by an electric motor. The car is based on the UKL1 platform and is ought to feature in two wheelbase length which will be used for the next gen BMW Mini Lineup and the new array of the entry level [...]

Mclaren coming to India by 2015

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Article by Ayan Sengupta
Mclaren coming to India by 2015
The sports carmaker, Mclaren, is not only just slowly building its presence throughout the globe with new range of products, but is also entering several budding car markets. Moving high on the success of the Mclaren Mercedes-Benz SLR and Mclaren F1, the British car maker has introduced another clip in the chain with the MP4-12C. Bringing the things to another height, Mclaren has showcased its P1 at the Paris Motor Show. The automaker has been a leading brand in the Formula 1 since it was founded by Bruce Mclaren in 1963. Currently the company is aiming towards expanding its market and has already made its presence in the ever demanding markets of Singapore and Europe. The company currently [...]
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