Tuesday, October 20

Month: September 2015

Bajaj RE60 named- the Qute. Exports announced, India launch awaiting
Automobile News, Automobiles India, Automobiles World

Bajaj RE60 named- the Qute. Exports announced, India launch awaiting

The RE 60 will be called the ‘Qute’. Bajaj Auto announced the plans to export its Qute Quadricycle to countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. Production of Bajaj Qute has already commenced and the company  is awaiting for a verdict from the Supreme Court to launch this vehicle in India. Only then we can have a word on its pricing. The Qute is powered by a water-cooled 216cc 4-stroke, single-cylinder DTSi, 4-valve engine that returns a fuel efficiency of 36 kmpl. The engine produces 20 BHP of power and is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission.  The Qute can reach a top speed of 70 km/hr . It has low carbon emission of 66 gm/km. PRESS RELEASE Bajaj Auto all set to export ‘Qute’ to over 16 countries While India awaits the Supreme Court verdict, the eco-friendly, ne...
Isuzu ​​Motors India opens new dealership- ‘Viiraaj Isuzu’ in Pune
Automobile News, Automobiles India

Isuzu ​​Motors India opens new dealership- ‘Viiraaj Isuzu’ in Pune

Isuzu Motors India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors, Japan, inaugurated a new dealership “VIIRAAJ ISUZU” in Pune. The new 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) facility is located at Mahalaxmi Icon, Mumbai – Bangalore Bye-pass, Tathawade, Mulshi, Pune. The new facility adds to the network of dealerships in Maharashtra already operational in Navi Mumbai and Nagpur. PRESS RELEASE Pune: As part of its network expansion drive, Isuzu Motors India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors, Japan, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers and a leader in pick-up trucks, inaugurated a new dealership“VIIRAAJ ISUZU” in Pune. The new 3S (Sales, Service and Spares) facility is conveniently located at Mahalaxmi Icon, Mumbai – Bangalore Bye-pass, Tathawade, Mulshi, Pu...
DSK Benelli launches TNT 600i Limited Edition @ 5.66 lakh
Automobile News, Automobiles India

DSK Benelli launches TNT 600i Limited Edition @ 5.66 lakh

DSK Benelli launched the TNT 600i limited edition gold colour which will go on sale from 3rdOctober 2015, across all DSK Benelli showrooms in the country.  Only 60 of these bikes available across the country on a first-come-first-serve basis! The DSK Benelli TNT 600i is powered by a 600cc, in-line four-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 85.07bhp of maximum power at 11,500rpm, while peak torque of 54.6nm is generated at 10,500rpm. DSK Benelli TNT 600i (LE) prices TNT 600i (LE) – Rs. 5,58,000 - (ex-showroom Delhi) TNT 600i (LE) – Rs. 5,66,000 - (ex-showroom Pune) PRESS RELEASE Pune, September 24, 2015: DSK Motowheels, one of the most well-established and strongest players in the Indian superbike industry and the legendary Italian superbiking brand, Benelli, announce...
Amkette Introduces ‘Pulse’ earphones designed for sports enthusiasts
Mobiles and Gadgets

Amkette Introduces ‘Pulse’ earphones designed for sports enthusiasts

Are you bored of the music played in your gym? Want to cut off from the outside world while running? Amkette has got your back! Designed to ensure that you sweat in style without being worried about earphones falling off, Amkette Pulse is the latest range of sports earphones under its Trubeats brand. The neon coloured chic styled earphones are available in two variations S6 and S8. Intended to make sure the dynamic comfort level—without compromising on the premium sound, the Pulse earphones are sweat and water resistant, making them a perfect partner for running, jogging, and gyming. Developed specifically to suit the workout regime, the ultra-light weight earphones offer precision audio and a flexible grip for a snug and secure fit. The inline controls lets you regulate volume and choo...
Goodyear and Rainer Zietlow break a new world record! 19k kms, 10 days, one set of tyres
Automobile News

Goodyear and Rainer Zietlow break a new world record! 19k kms, 10 days, one set of tyres

Rainer Zietlow, camera man Marius Biela and blogger Sam Roach have set a new world record for the fastest drive between South Africa to Nordkapp in Norway in their Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI equipped with Goodyear-Wrangler HP All Weather tyres. The team drove Cape-to-Cape 2.0 in less than 10 days [9 days, 4 hours and 8 minutes], conquering more than 19,000 kilometers on one set of Goodyear Wrangler tyres. The team crossed 21 countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and finally Norway. The team flew the Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI from Amman, Jordan to Adana in Turkey for the shortest flight over Syria. PRESS RELEASE Goodyear and Rainer ...
Image Gallery: 2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon
Reviews & Test Rides, Test Drive and Review

Image Gallery: 2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon

The Ducati Scrambler was the brand name for a series of single cylinder scrambler motorcycles made by Ducati for the American market from 1962 until 1975. Then the company came up with the new Ducati Scrambler in 2015. We at technwheelz.com review the 2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon. For detailed review on the 2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon, click here (more…)
Tech Talk: Understanding Automobile Oil Grades
Auto Tech, Featured Posts

Tech Talk: Understanding Automobile Oil Grades

What is the meaning of oil? A dictionary would define it as any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, not miscible with water. Oil – It is one of the most important part of an engine. What blood is to us humans is what oil is to engines. Oil serves several important functions in an engine mainly lubrication, cooling, efficiency, anti-rust agent, protection etc. (more…)
Maruti Suzuki Baleno aka YRA India launch on Oct 26
Automobile News

Maruti Suzuki Baleno aka YRA India launch on Oct 26

Maruti Suzuki will be launching the Baleno aka YRA hatchback in India on October 26. The car was unveiled at the ongoing 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Baleno hatchback, length just under four metres, qualifies to be a compact car under the Indian regulations. The car is based on an all- new platform. The Baleno will be the second car to be sold through Nexa after the S-Cross. Powering the India-spec Baleno hatchback will the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engines seen in Swift hatchback and Ciaz sedan respectively. The 1.2-litre K12M petrol engine makes 84.3PS of power and 115Nm of torque, while the D13A diesel mill pumps out 90PS and 200Nm of torque.   India will also get a CVT option for the petrol variant, which is the first for a Maruti Suzuki car. In Europe,...
Image Gallery: Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Reviews & Test Rides

Image Gallery: Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight motorcycle is a factory custom that carries the legendary tradition of the hot rod Sportster. No doubt, the Harley Forty-Eight is a mix of madness and beauty. For full article on Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight click here   (more…)
Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight: The Raw Ride
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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight: The Raw Ride

The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight motorcycle is a factory custom that carries the legendary tradition of the hot rod Sportster. No doubt, the Harley Forty-Eight is a mix of madness and beauty. A classic hot rod design integrated with new age technologies like fuel injection, disc brakes and fat rubbers make the 48 one of the exceptional Harleys out there. (more…)
XClusive Spy Pics: 2016 Mahindra Genio DC caught testing
Spy Shots and Breaking News

XClusive Spy Pics: 2016 Mahindra Genio DC caught testing

The spyshots on technwheelz.com indicate that Mahindra has started working on a refresh /upgrade for its Xylo based pickup- the Genio. The Genio facelift is expected to be showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo. Speaking to Car Advice, Mahindra Australia’s marketing manager James Halliwell teased that the upcoming facelift for the Mahindra Genio, will be “pleasing to the eye”. The 2016 Genio facelift features Mahindra's signature grille, redesigned headlamps, redesigned front bumpers - air intakes and a new hood. The interior is expected to get a more premium feel with better quality plastics. The side profile of the Genio facelift is likely to be the same like its current model.     The Genio facelift is expected to get same 2.5 liter four cylinder mDI CRDe diesel ...
Triumph Bonneville T100 . Modernized Classic !!
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Triumph Bonneville T100 . Modernized Classic !!

The Bonneville is one of the most iconic names in motorcycle history and the T100 is the most popular Bonneville model available now.  The T100 is part of Triumphs “Modern classics” range that is designed to attract both young and old. The old school style mixed with plenty of contemporary technologies is what the T100 all about. This weekend we at Tech’nWheelz rode the Bonneville T100. Here are our impressions. At a glance (more…)
Bentley unveils Bentayga SUV. Public debut at the IAA Frankfurt Show
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Bentley unveils Bentayga SUV. Public debut at the IAA Frankfurt Show

Bentley Motors unveiled the Bentayga which the manufacturer claims is the fastest and the most powerful SUV in the world. The SUV will make its public debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show this month. Powering the Bentayga is the twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre W12 engine that produces 608 PS of power and torque of 900 Nm delivering a 0-100 kmph time of 4.1 seconds. The Bentayga can hit a top speed of 301 km/h, which makes it the fastest production SUV in the world. Diesel and hybrid variants of the Bentayga will be available in the future. The Bentayga will make its full public debut at the IAA Frankfurt Show from 15 to 27 September. Customer deliveries commence in early 2016. Press Release (Crewe, 9 September, 2015) Bentley Motors is today announcing full details of its pinnacle, secto...
Honda to debut ‘Project 2&4 powered by RC213V’, at the 66th Frankfurt Motor Show
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Honda to debut ‘Project 2&4 powered by RC213V’, at the 66th Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda will debut the 'Project 2&4 powered by RC213V’, at the 66th Frankfurt Motor Show. The mid engine vehicle is powered by Honda’s tuned MotoGP RC213V 999 cc V-4 four-stroke unit which pumps out 215 PS at 13,000 rpm and peak torque of over 118 Nm is delivered at 10,500 rpm. Transmission is provided by a six-speed DCT gearbox. Press Release HONDA PROJECT 2&4 POWERED BY RC213V TO DEBUT AT FRANKFURT: A COMBINATION OF GLOBAL CREATIVITY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP Winner of Honda’s ‘Global Design Project’ to debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show Cabin-less structure features a floating seat design for immersive driving experience Powered by Honda’s MotoGP RC213V engine, modified to run on public roads ‘Honda Project 2&4 powered by RC213V’, the winning entry from Honda’s ‘Global...
DSK Benelli inaugurates its showroom in Chandigarh
Automobile News

DSK Benelli inaugurates its showroom in Chandigarh

DSK Motowheels, announced the launch of showroom for the Italian brand Benelli in Chandigarh. The showroom, under the dealership of ‘AAW’ is located in City Emporium Mall, Shop no 1 & 2, Industrial Area, Phase 1, showcasing the entire range of DSK Benelli superbikes available in India, DSK Benelli superbikes prices: (ex-showroom, Chandigarh) TNT 300 – Rs. 2,99,000 TNT 600i – Rs. 5,38,000 TNT 600 GT – Rs. 5,96,000 TNT 600 GTS – Rs. 6,33,000 TNT 899 – Rs. 9,48,000 TNT R – Rs. 11,81,000 Press Release Chandigarh, September 9, 2015: DSK Motowheels, one of India’s most well-established and strongest players in the superbike industry announces the launch of an exclusive showroom for the legendary Italian superbiking brand Benelli in Chandigarh. The state-of-the-art ...
Spy Pics: Royal Enfield Himalayan scrambler-styled motorcycle
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Spy Pics: Royal Enfield Himalayan scrambler-styled motorcycle

The year 2016 could turn out to be a very important year for the Royal Enfield. The company intends to come up with two new engines, 750cc twin-cylinder engine and the other a 410cc which will power the upcoming ‘Himalayan’ scrambler-styled motorcycle.  The Royal Enfield Himalayan has been under development for some time now and the new set of spy pics shows a bike on the assembly line!! From what we can see, the upcoming Royal Enfield Himalayan scrambler will feature: GT525-like front mudguard Spoke wheels Off-road tyres Disc brakes with steel braided brake lines Long travel front suspension Monoshock suspension at the rear Black-painted engine Raised handlebar An upswept exhaust Round-shaped headlight Round-shaped rear view mirrors High ground clearance F...
Ford S-Max and Galaxy Scores 5-Star Euro Ncap Safety Ratings
Automobile News, Automobiles World

Ford S-Max and Galaxy Scores 5-Star Euro Ncap Safety Ratings

The Ford S-MAX and Galaxy have been awarded the maximum 5-star safety rating by independent crash test authority Euro NCAP. The S-MAX and Galaxy are offered for the first time with second-row seat side-airbags for additional passenger side-impact protection, and also offer first and second-row seatbelt pre-tensioners with load limiters to further enhance rear passenger safety. In addition, S-MAX and Galaxy gets Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection technology that can reduce the severity of some frontal collisions involving vehicles and pedestrians. (more…)