As much you concentrate on the performance parts and the enhancement of the bike, it is also very vital in concentrating the security of the bike. The Security is very essential for the bike as the theft rate is keeping on escalating day by day. Even though, if you park your bike in a secure parking area, it would not be a very tough task for the people to cheat the security of such parking lots. Likewise the next things which people usually believe are the mechanical locks. These mechanical locks can be dismantled easily with the very cheap gadgets available in the market. Continue reading
There are several enhancements in the field automobile industry for the amusement of the drivers. Mostly, it will be an easy thing for the people who travel on the car and the buses to shoot all the natural sceneries around them when they travel. But for the people who travel on the bike it would be a tedious process for taking such amusing photos. They have to break their travel pause at the places they need and then shoot the photos which they need. Suppose if the rider is travelling along lovely scenery it would become a tedious process for him to shoot down by stopping at every place. Continue reading
Another Merc model that has already garnered rave reviews internationally, the SLS Roadster will be one for the super-rich with an added dollop of style. The car has lost its roof and along with it, the impressive gullwing doors, but does not miss out on any bit of the German muscle-meets-supercar attitude. It is still one of the best driver’s cars anywhere in the world .it is showier than its roofed cousin, thanks to the foldable fabric top.
The automobile companies are competing to offer discounts and freebies to lure customers during this festive season. Skoda Auto India has announced that it is going to remove all discounts on its flagship hatchback, Fabia and is reducing the discount margins on other cars including Rapid, Superb and the Yeti. Skoda India’s Chief Operating Officer, Sudhi Rao said that “We are not going to increase discounts, but adopt a different strategy to sell our cars. We will keep our prices real without rendering any concessions. Though most of our cars would be more expensive than competition, we expect our superior brand and contemporary European technology to keep the sales momentum going.
Rao added that: “Even after reducing discounts across all our cars, we have managed to consistently increase sales, which have proved our point till now. We have enjoyed customers’ confidence and would decide our future strategy after assessing the performance during the festive period,”
Skoda believes that the quality of their vehicles will help them to get the expected sales during the festive season. Though of the most automakers have increased base prices of their popular models because of uneven economic conditions of our country, they are offering discounts for this season. Maruti Suzuki is offering a discount of up to Rs 35,000 on Alto; the Honda Cars India is offering goodies up to Rs 50,000 on its flagship sedan, Honda City. Tata Motors has offered the additional benefits/accessories of worth Rs 25,000 on Nano and Rs 75,000 on Manza.
The world’s smallest and cheapest car Tata Nano is going to have a size make over and by the looks of it there are talks that the boot space o the car is going to be increased. There has been no official announcement made by Tata Motors about this report, but there are speculations going on the internet that Tata Motors are committed to increase the boot space of this car in order to remove its city only car tag. There are also talks that this increase in boot space will increase the price of the car also by a notch or two. Tata Motors have already confirmed that they are making a few changes to their present car and will be shortly coming out with a CNG version of the car in order to increase its popularity among the common middle class people in India. The CNG version is expected to be coming out by the end of the this year and the diesel engine version of Tata Nano is expected to hit the Indian roads by the end of the first quarter of next year.
Tata Motors think tank is of the opinion that increasing the boot space will not be a factor that will help in increasing the sales of the car, but they are confident that the CNG version and the diesel engine version that will coming out shortly will provide the much needed sales boost that Tata is looking for. It is to be noted that Tata Motors was not able to create the miracle that it hoped to create when they announced the concept of bringing out the world’s smallest and cheapest car.
Audi and BMW are bringing out new models and Mercedes cannot afford to be left out. Audi has gained a firm hold on the market and is trying to become the largest luxury car maker in the world. Since its launch in 2010 the Mercedes E- class has not undergone any changes. Mercedes will bring the facelifted E-class in 2014. According to the manufacturer the changes to this luxury sedan will be extensive. It is expected that this vehicle will be unveiled in the Detroit motor show in January. Continue reading
Japanese auto maker Isuzu had announced their plan to venture in the Indian auto market in July, 2012. Now the Isuzu MU-7 SUV is being tested in Pune, India. This SUV comes in both 4X2 and 4X4 models and is very popular in Japan. We have to watch and see how this SUV will be received in India. Isuzu is not a popular name in the auto segment in India. Isuzu in collaboration with Swaraj-Mazda supplies diesel engine here. Though there is demand for SUV’s in India, the customers will hesitate to go after a vehicle with is not well-known.
The MU-7 from Isuzu is a 7-seater SUV which is originally based on the D-Max truck chassis. Currently this SUV is powered by a 3.0-litre turbo charged diesel engine that can produce a peak power of 146bhp and a torque of 294 Nm. It will require some serious effort from Isuzu to promote their vehicles here. Isuzu will have to compete with big shots in the SUV segment like Safari Storme, Ford Endeavour and SsangYong Rexton. According to the available information Isuzu currently have plans to import the MU-7 from Thailand and assemble it at the HM plant in Chennai. Isuzu will set up its own facility by the year 2015. The cost for building such a facility in India is expected to be around Rs. 1,000 Crore. According to rumors the Isuzu MU-7 SUV will reach the Indian auto market by early or mid 2013.