With rain comes a lot of water. With water comes the increased possibility of undesired incidents on roads. Here are some points to make sure we stay safe in rains. Slow down: At the very start of any downpour, roads start getting wet. It takes time for the roads to get completely wet depending on … Continue reading Driving in Rains
We have heard a lot about electric cars and hybrid cars, it’s the future of automobiles but have you ever imagined, what if two-wheelers (Motorcycles) also stepped in the electric culture? Yes! Electric motorcycles are improving since many years and now many manufacturers have unveiled their electric machines. Some of them are too fast and … Continue reading Battery Powered Motorcycles; The Future Of Superbikes & Racing
Since the dawn of automobiles to now, they have come a long long way ahead. In terms of technology, aesthetics and performance. So much ahead that now the automobile manufacturers have to limit the true potential of their vehicle's performance, just to keep it under control because the way accidents are happening anyone and everyone … Continue reading Brakes : From Drums To Discs
You and your friend have the same car but his/her is performing better and returning better efficiency? And you keep wondering why this is happening? Your break-in period might just have made all the difference. a. What is break-in period? A newly manufactured engine that hasn’t been run at all, needs to be taken care … Continue reading Things you should NOT do in a brand new vehicle
Mercedes-Benz is one of the leading luxury car brands in the world. Have you ever thought what are the exact meanings of the codes given to the cars by the manufacturer? In this short article we spread some focus on the meanings and explanation of the Mercedes-Benz tagging. Mercedes-Benz has a rich history and legacy … Continue reading The Model Codes of Mercedes
We all periodically change our engine oils to protect and improve the life of our vehicles and their engines. But how much do we really know about it? A lot of us just follow what our mechanics ask us to do or what the company service centers do. But like us, there are many who … Continue reading Is your engine oil harming your vehicle?
We keep hearing words like "turbocharged" and "supercharged" engines all the time. How are they different from naturally aspirated engines? Firstly let us understand what a naturally aspirated engine means. When an engine has no form of forced induction (turbocharger or supercharger), it is called a naturally aspirated engine. The air-fuel mixture goes into the … Continue reading What are Naturally Aspirated, Turbo-charged and Super-charged Engines?
These days as car-makers are finding new techniques to enhance the fuel efficiency of the cars, Volkswagen has introduced a large range of new technologies aiming to eke out better fuel efficiency from gasoline, electric and hybrid power-trains. These technologies are ‘Coasting – Engine Off’ micro hybrid system and compact three-cylinder engine powered by natural … Continue reading Is this Volkswagen’s plan to compensate for Diesel-Gate?
In the world of automobiles, F1 is considered to be the Olympus of petrol-heads. It is worshiped and looked upon with a glimmer of hope to produce the best of all, from the best engines to the best aerodynamics to the best drivers (we should really call them gladiators though). It is the benchmark of … Continue reading The Engine Gods of Formula 1
An enthusiast will choose a RWD over a FWD any-day. Why? Because it can drift, that’s why. And drifting is fun. Who wouldn’t agree right? But does that mean FWDs aren’t fun? Not at all. The basic difference between FWD & RWD – Understeer and Oversteer What do understeer and oversteer mean? Imagine a car … Continue reading Front-Wheel Drive or Rear-Wheel Drive. The better one?