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Toyota Re-Launches Original 70 Series Land Cruiser In Japan For 30th Anniversary

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Toyota Re-Launches Original 70 Series Land Cruiser In Japan For 30th Anniversary
Despite going ahead and fast-forward, Toyota went back to 70 on its 30th anniversary of Land Cruiser. The anniversary edition SUV launched in Japan only is slightly changed on bonnet, front grille and headlamps. Two variants of the model plate are made available: one is the standard 4-door van, the other is a double-cab pickup. Officially launched in 1984, Land Cruiser is successfully sold in many parts of the world. This 30th anniversary edition is going to be manufactured in Japan for a year, which means limited offer to continue for a while. Under the hoods, Toyota SUV implies a 4.0L V6 petrol engine with aluminum block and VVT-i tech. Power generation is restricted to 228hp and 360 Nm of torque after mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and part-time all-wheel drive. The fuel-efficiency meter [...]

BMW X5 Security Plus Revealed

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Article by Hamza Ansari
BMW X5 Security Plus Revealed
Riches have their own way of flaunting wealth. Out of them, some buys a Rolls-Royce, while some buy Lamborghini and Ferraris, and the remaining few look out for something that’s conventional but assorted. Here come the special protection cars in picture, zeroing this gap BMW unveiled the armoured version of X5 for the Moscow Motor Show 2014. High on security, X5 offers protection to the VR6 level – gunfire from conventional automatic rifles can be avoided in it. Toughened glass, joints and other connecting panels are strengthened to withstand the tough-most scenarios. BMW has used the xDrive50i version of X5, where under the bonnet technicalities are powered by a V8 of 4.4L of 449bhp. The 0-100 is attained in 4.9 seconds despite weighing 2250kg on the scale. On the other front, special [...]

Tata Safari Storme Facelift Launch Soon: Spy-Shots

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Tata Safari Storme Facelift Launch Soon: Spy-Shots
A couple of year back Tata Motors brought in the new Safari called as “Storme” to India with high dose of expectations. Fallen flat on its head, the customers disliked it amidst the flooded market. They missed the spare wheel at rear which remained one of the major drawbacks for the Tata Motors. However, in a one more attempt, Safari Storme is gaining a facelift for a comeback, confirmed via the latest spy-shots. Camouflaged to the least, test vehicle was spotted near Pune. As per the speculations, SUV will gain new front fascia with the revised front grille and revamped bumpers. Sides and rear of the vehicle shall remain untouched. Inside, the cabin too is astounded for upgrades in form of new upholstery, Harman music system, steering mounted control and front-facing third-row. With that [...]

Competition Commission of India Fined 14 Auto Companies For A Total Of Rs 2,545 crore

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Competition Commission of India Fined 14 Auto Companies For A Total Of Rs 2,545 crore
‘Fair practices’ and ‘fair competition’ are what the business schools teach to mangers and CEOs of these giant automotive companies. Still it couldn’t be tolerated how these important pointers of ethics were avoided when it came to light that Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined most of the automakers in India for violating certain norms. As per to CCI, these automakers have escaladed fair play practices in the trade norms of spare parts and after market service. The regulation authority carried out an investigation last month and is yet to deliver the verdict. The case came to light when three car owners visited local workshops and were surprised to find that genuine spare parts of their automobiles weren’t available freely in the market. Proving worst, those workshops too [...]

Honda Mobilio RS (O) & V (O) Launched In India

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Honda Mobilio RS (O) & V (O) Launched In India
Honda launched the two new trims of Mobilio for its India lineup. Specifically named as V(O) and RS(O), both of the latest additions are an optional pack to the V and RS variants. Both of them sit on top-of-line having the best of features. Exclusively, the diesel owners only are doused with the festivities by having RS(O) trim which the petrol buyers are deprived of. Pricing, is mated at the following tags: Honda Mobilio RS(O) Diesel: Rs 11.55 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) Honda Mobilio V(O) Diesel: Rs 10.45 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) Honda Mobilio V(O) Petrol: Rs 9.46 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) The newly added variants are approximately Rs 69k expensive than the respective V/RS variants. An AVN system of 15.7cm touchscreen along with maps, voice guided satellite-based navigation system, and [...]
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