Apr 12

Honda Files Patents For Its Leaning Three-wheeler

From the looks of it, the Japanese manufacturer’s concept trike, called the NeoWing, seems to be nearing production It could be powered by a flat-four engine.  The three-wheeled NeoWing adopts Honda’s sharp and angular design language.  It looks like a laid back cruiser, much like the Honda Gold Wing. Two-wheeler manufacturers have been playing around

Honda Gives A Whole New Meaning To Gas-powered Bikes

New patent images reveal Honda’s motorcycle gets an air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell configuration The advantage of hydrogen fuel cell is that the only byproduct is water. The motorcycle comes with intake ducts on the sides which direct air to the fuel cell. Unlike conventional fuel cells, the bike doesn’t use water cooling, thus eliminating the

How Did TVS Manage To Outsell Honda In March 2019?

Poor YoY sales figures meant Honda loses its second position to TVS Honda had held second spot since 2012. Last time the Japanese brand posted sales in the 2 lakh region was in 2011/12. Bajaj, in fourth spot, sold 2000 units fewer than Honda. It is not a good time for mass-market motorcycle brands in

Royal Enfield 650 Twins Get A Painfully-long Waiting Period!

You’ll have to be really, really patient to enjoy your retro twin-cylinder bike! Waiting period for the RE twins is the same across the country, irrespective of the colour variants. Though the Interceptor 650’s demand is more, It has the same waiting period as the less popular Continental GT 650 is the same as the

2019 Aprilia All Stars – 5 Motorcycles That Left Us Starstruck

Italians are generally known to be quite passionate people. Passionate about their food, passionate about their drink and, more importantly, passionate about their automobiles. The emotions that their creations evoke are nothing short of heart-stopping. So we got to witness a bit of the fanaticism of Italian machines as we made it to the first

Maruti WagonR 1.2-Litre MT Mileage: Claimed vs Real
Maruti WagonR 1.2-Litre MT Mileage: Claimed vs Real

The Maruti Suzuki WagonR is the most popular car in its segment with monthly demand of around 15,000 to 16,000 units per month. It is available with a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder petrol and a 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine, introduced with the recently launched model. Both the engines are available with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard with a

MG Motor Aims To Recruit More Women In Its Workforce
MG Motor Aims To Recruit More Women In Its Workforce

MG Motor is preparing its workforce for sales and service outlets before it launches the Hector here in June. HR agency People Strong will help MG recruit women candidates for front end operations. MG aims to build a balanced and diverse workforce in India. MG Motor India is gearing up for the launch of its first

Confirmed: MG (Morris Garages) eZS Electric SUV To Get Hector's Internet Tech; Launch By December 2019
Confirmed: MG (Morris Garages) eZS Electric SUV To Get Hector’s Internet Tech; Launch By December 2019

MG Motor is set to launch the MG eZS SUV by December 2019. The all-electric SUV is expected to be priced upwards of Rs 20 lakh. Likely to feature Hector’s remote functions as well as telematic services. Like the Hyundai Kona, MG says the eZS will have a range of over 300km. When launched, it

BMW 620d GT Launched At Rs 63.9 Lakh
BMW 620d GT Launched At Rs 63.9 Lakh

Available in Luxury Line variant only; priced at Rs 63.9 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Powered by 2.0-litre, 4-cyl, turbo-diesel engine that makes 190PS and 400Nm. Misses out on some features compared to 630d Luxury Line variant. 630d also available in M Sport variant The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo model now gets the option of a smaller and

Renault Kwid EV To Debut In China On April 16
Renault Kwid EV To Debut In China On April 16

The Kwid EV is based on the company’s modular CMF-A platform. Was first previewed as the K-ZE Concept at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Final production model will be called the Renault City K-ZE. Set to make its global debut on April 16 at the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show. Restyled front and rear sets it

Maruti Suzuki Omni Discontinued
Maruti Suzuki Omni Discontinued

Maruti’s ageing van goes out of production after 35 years. For the Omni model to continue, Maruti would have had to make excessive changes to its design and features. The Omni’s sales were consistently around 6,500 to 7,000 units till March 2019. Maruti’s long-standing workhorse, the Omni van, has finally been taken out of production after 35 years

Hyundai Venue To Get 8-inch Infotainment System; Internet Features Revealed
Hyundai Venue To Get 8-inch Infotainment System; Internet Features Revealed

Debuts Blue Link telematics and internet-based (eSIM) connectivity features for Hyundai in India. Remote engine and AC start limited to Automatic variants. Internet-based safety features like live tracking, remote engine immobiliser, crash and panic alert as well as vehicle health report for manual cars as well. Gets an 8-inch touchscreen unit, an inch bigger than

Audi India Summer 2019 Service Camp, Active Till April 20
Audi India Summer 2019 Service Camp, Active Till April 20

The service camp will be active at all Audi India workshops from 8 April to 20 April 2019 Complimentary 50-point service check-up with on the spot evaluation. Exchange bonus of Rs 1 lakh on purchase of new Audi vehicles. Savings and discounts on select Audi parts, Pirelli tyres, Audi accessories and extended warranty. Ahead of

Land Rover Launches Locally Assembled Range Rover Velar; Priced At Rs 72.47 Lakh
Land Rover Launches Locally Assembled Range Rover Velar; Priced At Rs 72.47 Lakh

The Velar was previously sold in India as a CBU (completely built-up) import. New Velar is only available in a single variant – the R-Dynamic S. Previously, Land Rover sold multiple variants priced between Rs 82.69 lakh and Rs 1.31 crore (both ex-showroom India). Land Rover is offering the option of choosing between a petrol

Production-spec 2020 Mahindra Thar Spied
Production-spec 2020 Mahindra Thar Spied

Looks more modern and better finished than before. Features plastic bumpers at both ends. Will be compliant with upcoming crash test norms. Likely to be powered by a new BS VI 2.0-litre diesel engine. Should be more expensive than the current model. Will continue to rival Force Gurkha; Maruti has no immediate plans to bring

Upcoming Accessories For Royal Enfield 650 Twins

The add-ons include a set of alloy wheels and auxiliary lights Expect the alloys to be priced around Rs 12,000 while the auxiliary lights should be around Rs 3,000 Rs 4,000.  Currently, only the Thunderbird 350X, 500X feature alloy wheels as standard while the Classic range gets them as an accessory.  The above-mentioned add ons

Hero’s Next Fully Faired 200cc Bike Spied

This will be the company’s fourth bike built on the 200cc platform We had received news of the bike’s arrival last December. Will receive the fuel-injected motor from the Xpulse 200. Should arrive by the end of 2019. Back in December, we had received news about Hero MotoCorp working on a fully faired motorcycle based on

Citroen C5 Aircross Vs Hyundai Tucson Vs Jeep Compass Vs Skoda Karoq: Spec Comparison
Citroen C5 Aircross Vs Hyundai Tucson Vs Jeep Compass Vs Skoda Karoq: Spec Comparison

French carmaker Citroen is set to enter India with the C5 Aircross in 2020. We expect it to be priced in the Rs 20 lakh – Rs 25 lakh range. To find out where it will stand amongst its peers, we decided to compare its specs with its primary rivals – the Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass and

BMW India Lists Z4; Launch Soon?
BMW India Lists Z4; Launch Soon?

The top-spec M40i is powered by a 3.0-litre inline-six petrol engine that makes 340PS/500Nm. Can go from 0-100kmph in 4.5 seconds. Top speed: 250kmph. It is expected to go on sale in the coming months. BMW India has listed the third-gen Z4 on its official website, suggesting its imminent launch. It comes more than 7 months

KTM 390 Adventure Speed Testing Again

The test mule featured alloy wheels. Gets a larger fuel tank true to its adventure touring genre. The key fob is now placed right below the instrument console instead of the tank.  The KTM 390 Adventure is expected to be launched towards the end of 2019. It’s expected to be priced below Rs 3 lakh (ex-showroom).