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
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?
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?
“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
Simpler were the times when the purpose of passenger cars was merely to take people from one point to another; but since then passenger cars have travelled a long distance. Today’s definition of a passenger car has become a lot more complex as it consists a lot more than a cushion seat and an engine. … Continue reading The Most Basic Commodity
The macrocosm of automobiles consist of various pieces of engineering art, majorly populated by four-wheels and two-wheels. Often the two-wheelers are considered unsafe but if you can control the exhilaration provided by them, you are in for a treat. Out of their many breathtaking capabilities, today we focus on one. Wheelie! We all have had … Continue reading Secrets about Wheelies – Revealed
When people think about automotives the first thing that comes to mind is – all the figures and stats of a vehicle. Out of all, maximum eyes search for the numbers of BHP and torque. Most of us know what BHP and Torque are, but what do they exactly do? Let us take a peek … Continue reading Consanguinity between Torque and Power