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
Diesel engines are getting outdated day by day for a lot of reasons, majorly they will be drowned by the latest EV and Hybrid technologies. All the motor heads in the industry are working to create highly efficient Electric vehicles and Hybrid vehicles. And then there is Mazda motors, looking for a totally new future … Continue reading Mazda’s Diesel Engine Killer
Somewhere in our time span as homo-sapiens, we all have been part of a machine-cult or loyal to a certain brand. But being in India you do not get your hands on a lot of great machines. So not only are we loyal to a certain brand or machine-cult, but many of us also fancy … Continue reading The Tale of Rotary (Wankel) Engines
One of the finest inventions in the automobile industry- the differential. What does it do? Let’s have a look. The differential is a component widely used in rear-wheel drive, four wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicle setups. To understand its concept, let’s imagine a circular running track with 2 lanes. The inner lane is shorter … Continue reading Differentials – What They Do
When an enthusiast car lover tries his feet on a luxury machine he would always expect noteworthy ergonomics and how the vehicle goes on uneven path. In today’s generation, most of the luxury car makers push their limits to improve their suspension system and provide an unbelievable ride quality to the occupants, the best examples … Continue reading Audi’s Pro-Active Suspension System
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
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?