The acceleration of a vehicle from stop to top (speed) is an exhilaration in itself, but once at high speeds we need brakes to compliment and control the vehicle. The vehicles will keep getting faster and faster and along with them their brakes will have to match equally. When it comes to a performance vehicle, … Continue reading Brakes – Significance of Brake Fluids
With emission norms getting tighter, it is us, the consumers who still want enough power to play with - while reaching from one place to another. Every vehicle, be it a moped, a scooter, a motorcycle, a car, a bus, a anything…is being worked upon to reduce emissions for a cleaner and greener planet. And. … Continue reading Breaking the Basics: Engine Stratification
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
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?
With the recently imposed ban on BS-III (Bharat Stage 3) vehicles; the manufacturers had to sell out huge chunks of their vehicles in highly discounted prices, as Supreme Court of India upheld their decision to ban the sales of BS-III compliant vehicles from 1st April, 2017. Though the very first introduction of BS-IV norms came … Continue reading Emission Norms – Fuss or Desideratum?
“Whatever it is, It’s FUN!” That is the tagline HMSI has gone with for their new product, the NAVi. It certainly does justice to the tagline, because the impression after the first test run left us smiling. We were thinking, “What is this? In what category should we put it?” and it seems like Honda … Continue reading Honda NAVi – The Uncategorized Fun Ride
We had laid our eyes on the flying cars and hover-cars since a long time, and boy were they a treat, a futuristic delicacy. But did we ever heed on the subject of a flying bike or hover bike? However, BMW has allied with Lego Technic to make a miniature hover bike on the base … Continue reading Knocking at the Future’s Door