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From Tractors to SuperCars
When you talk about Lamborghini, people always tend to bring up the heated argument between Ferruccio Lamborghini and Enzo Ferrari. The gist of the argument back then was that Ferruccio found out that the sportscars like Ferrari, Maserati, etc, back then used commercial clutches that were also used in his tractors and cost twice as much. Infuriated by this, when Ferruccio Lamborghini met Enzo Ferrari he commented about it and to which an infuriated Enzo Ferrari replied by saying that Lamborghini
Volkswagen - Golf | Polo | Jetta | Passat
So we all know how Volkswagen was commissioned by the Hitler government back in 1937 originally with the name, Gesellschaft Zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH. But, later that year, they changed the name to Volkswagenwerk. Maybe even they got bored with that long name. Mass production of an affordable yet speedy vehicle was the mantra that the company started with. The KdF (Kraft-Durch-Freude)-Wagen was showcased to the public at the Berlin Motor Show in 1939 but soon World War 2 sta
The German Motorsports Industry
Germany, a country that has been a pioneer in the automotive industry. It gave us legendary manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen and others are bound to have a strong history and background in motorsports.  It is the country which has given us the likes of Sebastien Vettel, Wolfgang von Trips and of course, Michael Schumacher. It is also home to 2 of the most famous racetracks in the world, Hockenheimring and the legendary Nürburgring. The German Karting Championship In the world of
History of Mercedes-Benz
When we hear Mercedes-Benz the very first thing that pops up is luxurious sedans, high-performance cars. The German-giant has a vast range of products available across the globe and is among the best carmakers in the world.  The Mercedes-Benz that we know today, is a 130 years old brand with a rich history and legacy.  Let’s have a trip down the timeline of this brand. The first car Designed and patented in 1886, the three-wheeled “automobile” as the “Benz Patent Motorwagen”. It was made by n
2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: The Best Car In The World Reinvented
Mercedes-Benz has once again gone berserk with their flagship luxury sedan, the S-class.  This gobsmacking W223 (V223 long-wheelbase) has taken a huge leap in terms of technology and design. Mercedes has revealed a completely new bunny out of their hat and has set the tone on how the future 3-pointed-star models will look. The seventh-generation papa Benz comes with a radical new design and has shredded away from the old bulky presence to a more stoic appearance. The Mercedes S-Class has hints
2021 Rolls Royce Ghost: Same Formula, Amplified Luxury
BOO!!! Rolls Royce has just recently come up with the second iteration of the Ghost after a staggering 11 years and we all have been thunderstruck. It is no coincidence that the company took 11 years to create something similar to the original version, but the company spiced up the timeless look of the Ghost and gave it a much more sublime character. Why create a new recipe from scratch when you can amplify the intensity of flavors for a divine experience? The Ghost has been the most successful
Rimac - The High-Performance Electric Car
When we talk about electric cars, the first name that pops right up in our minds is a Tesla. But when we talk about electric supercars, there aren’t many names that pop right up in our minds. Rimac Automobili has changed this for us in recent years. The first electric supercar accolade was well deserved by the company when they launched the exclusive Concept One. The company was founded in 2009 by Mate Rimac who rented suitable facilities just outside of Zagreb in Croatia. Mate decided to build
Sin R1 550: The Bulgarian Supercar
Today we are going to talk about Sin. Not the sin that you’ve committed, but something more enticing and with four wheels, the Sin R1 550. All the Asphalt 9 fans, looks like you’re on the edge of your seats as the car can only be obtained through the Legend Store. But coming back to reality, not many people know about the brand Sin Cars as it does not have a legendary Le Mans-winning car as Ford has. The brand is not even Italian to fixate everyone’s attention towards them. However, the brand ha
The Eastern European Legacy: Skoda
Insults, are sometimes blessing in disguise, as we Lamborghini, the fastest Supercar manufacturer came into manufacturing Cars after Ferrari insulted its CEO. Same is the reason for the origin of Skoda Auto company, which is nowdays known as Skoda. Back in 1885, Vaclav Klement was insulted, by a Bicycle manufacturer from Germany. This insult lead him to start manufacturing his own bicycles, along with Vaclav Laurin in Czech. In 1899 the company started manufacturing the Slavia Motorcycle with th
Kia Sonet : A new benchmark for urban cars in India
The Indian automobile market has seen car manufacturers flood the mid-size SUV segment with numerous launches and now Kia has entered the race with the Sonet. Kia has a good base of customers with the previous hot launch, the Seltos and now is looking to expand it with the Sonet. The recently launched mid-size offering from the Korean brand competes with the likes of Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport. Since its launch on 18th September 2020, the brand ha
Car Of The Week - Jaguar E-Type
When we talk about legendary cars many come to mind but amongst the top contenders is the Jaguar E-Type. The Jaguar E-Type is the most beautiful car ever made. We are going to tell you more about this truly iconic sports car. The E-Type is a sports car that was manufactured by UK car giant Jaguar. British car manufacturer Jaguar has a rich heritage for producing sports cars which are beautifully designed and great performance as well. The Jaguar E-Type is based on the Jaguar D-Type sports car.
Koenigsegg Gemera - World's First 4-door 'Mega-GT' Hypercar
Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg is world-renowned for producing some crazy and brilliant hypercars. What started as a dream to create the best car in the world has transpired into a company that is producing beautiful hypercars that are scaling new heights in the field of performance cars. The Geneva Motor Show 2020 was cancelled due to the Coronavirus, however instead of packing up and leaving Koenigsegg had other ideas…they decided to unveil their cars via a live stream right there on the
Car Of The Week - Ford GT40
The 1960s were exciting times for the Ford Motor Company. Fuel prices were low which meant good sales, the iconic Ford Mustang was introduced in 1964 and Ford became a force to be reckoned with in the world of car racing. Ford has historically been known as a world-class car manufacturer of mass-market cars and SUVs. In 1966 Ford changed this with the introduction of the legendary Ford GT40. What made the Ford GT40 so successful? We are going to tell you all about this brilliant car! Here goes
Car Of The Week - Aston Martin DB5
Aston Martin is world-renowned for designing and manufacturing luxury sports cars and grand tourers. Aston Martin cars are known for the great blend of beautiful design and amazing driving performance. The British car manufacturer has produced some of the most beautiful and iconic cars of all time. One such car is the Aston Martin DB5. Arguably one of the most beautiful cars ever designed and an iconic movie car the Aston Martin DB5 has legendary status in the car world. Now, let’s get to know m
Car Of The Week - Toyota Land Cruiser
In 1950, the Korean war saw the demand for a light utility vehicle for the military. The US government gave Toyota the task of manufacturing 100 vehicles with Willys Jeep specifications. This gave Japan the Jeep! The demand for military UVs saw the creation of the Toyota “Jeep” BJ prototype in 1951. The BJ40 was the predecessor of the Land Cruiser. The BJ40 was larger and more powerful than the American Jeep. In 1954, Toyota decided to rebrand the BJ40 and changed its official name to the Land
Meet The DBX: Aston Martin's First SUV
German supercar manufacturer Porsche shocked the world when it launched the Cayenne SUV way back in 2003. The Cayenne was a mid-sized luxury SUV that also delivered on the supercar-like performance, experience one would get when driving a conventional supercar. The Cayenne started the trend and pioneered the luxury performance SUV segment. Iconic British car manufacturer Aston Martin is the latest car brand to join the luxury performance SUV segment with the Aston Martin DBX. James Bond can now
Volvo S90 : Redefining ‘Practical Luxury
The influence of German cars has been a very big factor, in the Indian market. We, must agree that the German manufacturers do offer another dimension to the Indian car buyer. Brands such as Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai etc. have always done well and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. No car is perfect and with the preferences and fancies of the Indian customer changing at a very rapid pace the Germans have garnered a very strong fan base in India. Moving to where they a
Tata Tigor AMT - Practical, Affordable, Value For Money
The automatic gear transmission is a real boon, more so in a country like India. The increasing number of cars, excessive congestion on roads, large-scale infrastructure projects, lead to snarling traffic jams. Car users would agree that the daily commute from home to the workplace, is a grueling affair both physically and mentally. While driving a manual car, the constant hold and release of the clutch take a toll physically. This is where the added convenience of the automatic car comes to t
Tata Nexon : India's Best Urban Compact SUV
Tata Motors – the Tata group’s vehicle (passenger & commercial) manufacturing arm has been an important part of their Indian business ventures. Tata Motors created India’s first indigenously developed car – the Tata Indica in 1998. The Indica later went on to become one of the best-selling cars in India. Popular market movers from the Tata stable were the Tata Safari, Tata Sumo amongst others. All car brands go through a phase where the offerings they give to the customer do not quite click i
Range Rover Velar - On Par With Excellence
Range Rover have been one of the most popular brands in the automotive world. Always striving to be on par with excellence. A sub-brand of Land Rover, Range Rover has been pushing the boundaries of luxury, technology and overall capability for the better half of 5 decades. The Range Rover has been known as the ultimate luxury vehicle to take you anywhere, and rightly so! The Land Rover brand as a whole has been a pioneer in the off-roading segment. The first Range Rover launched in 1970, left
MARUTI IGNIS - The Modern Urban Car For The 'New Age' Indian
By 2022, India is set to be the most populous nation in the world. With close to 60% of the population below the age 35 years, India is on track to become the youngest nation in the world. Firms in the Indian market are keeping a watchful eye, particularly on the millennial generation. Generation Y as they are more popularly known, refer to the people who are born between 1980s to the early 2000s. Currently India has about 356 million people who are in the age bracket 20-35 years. All the playe
Mahindra Marazzo - Premium, Value For Money, 'Family' MPV
Mahindra Motors has launched its first premium MPV – the Mahindra Marazzo for the Indian market. The launch of the Marazzo is important for Mahindra as it expands its model range into the lucrative Indian MPV segment. An all-new car launch from Mahindra was a long time due and the brand hopes that the Marazzo will do justice to expectations. The word ‘Marazzo’ which means shark is derived from the Basque region of Spain. The growth of the Indian MPV segment can be credited to the undisputed s
Hyundai Venue: One Of India's Best Value For Money Cars
The Indian market is a value-centric one. Most Indian customers make their buying decisions basis value for money factor derived from a product or service. The Indian car market is one of the best places to witness such consumer behaviour and buying patterns. The Indian car market has a wide variety of cars on offer from Rs.1.5 lakh all the way to upwards of Rs.5 crore…yet cars below the Rs.12 Lakh mark make up the bulk sales. Car manufacturers who consistently provide value for money cars at
Can The Volvo XC40 Catch The Eye Of Young Indian Premium SUV Buyers?
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world today. Our country has the youngest population in the world. The Indian automobile industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing and most dynamic in the world today - high economic growth and more youth buyers in the market have attributed to this growth. With an increase in disposable income young car buyers have pushed the demand for entry-level premium and luxury cars sky high! German heavyweights Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi have be
2019 Maruti Suzuki Wagon R : The Practical Workhorse Is Now Bigger & Better!
Maruti Suzuki is the most trusted, reliable car brand in India. Not only this they have very well championed the hatchback segment in the Indian car market. Cars such as the Maruti Suzuki Alto, Zen, Wagon R, 800 have been the true pioneers of the hatchback segment in the country. Being a master of offering value for money to the Indian customer Maruti cars are appealing to one and all! If you were to ask anyone who has some knowledge of the Indian car market – ‘Which are the 2 most popular Tal
2018 Mahindra XUV 500 or Jeep Compass : Which SUV Is Perfect For You?
The past few months have been very exciting for Mahindra. First, the all new Mahindra flagship XUV 700 was unveiled and showcased at the New Delhi Auto Expo. The XUV 700 will be replacing the SsangYong Rexton SUV. Then Mahindra owned iconic automobile design house Pininfarina announced that it will venture into manufacturing electric vehicles. Just a few weeks ago, Mahindra launched the 2018 XUV 500 SUV. Hence, giving one of India’s most popular SUV’s a much-needed mid-cycle/mid-life facelift. I