Saturday, September 19

Year: 2017

India’s first Tesla caught on tape
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India’s first Tesla caught on tape

Few days before there was a news of India getting its first ever Tesla. The details later revealed that Prashant Ruia, the CEO of business conglomerate Essar, is the first Tesla electric car owner in India. Mr. Ruia has imported the Model X through the private import route.  The Tesla Model X,  which costs around 120,000 US dollars or around 75 lakhs in the USA, costs about 2 crores in India if imported privately. Yes, one needs to pay a big price for exclusivity. The Tesla Model X has now been spotted on the streets of Mumbai by YouTube channel- AutoArmy 10 Facts about the Tesla Model X SUV Tesla Model X is powered by  two electric motors mounted on each axle. The base version gets 259 hp on both the front and rear motors. Performance version boosts 259 hp at the fro...
2018 Suzuki Jimny – Maruti Suzuki Gypsy replacement details leaked
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2018 Suzuki Jimny – Maruti Suzuki Gypsy replacement details leaked

Here are the leaked images of the 2018 Suzuki Jimny - Maruti Suzuki Gypsy replacement posted on a Italian magazine.  The all-new Jimny was expected to make its global debut at the 2017 Tokyo motor show but it now seems the first public showing will be at a global motor show next year, possibly the 2018 Geneva motor show. The new Jimny will come built on a ladder- frame chassis. Like the earlier Jimnys, the new model will have a small footprint which should give it excellent approach, departure and ramp break-over angles. So far, only a three-door hard-top version has been seen, but a larger five-door model and soft-top variants are expected as well. The interior seems to have taken several components from Suzuki's existing bin, sharing parts with the new generation Suzuki Swif...
THE SENNA is the most extreme McLaren road-legal track car yet
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THE SENNA is the most extreme McLaren road-legal track car yet

The McLaren Senna has been designed, engineered and developed with single-minded purpose: to be the ultimate McLaren track-concentrated car for the road. The car bears the name of legendary Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna, honouring its status as the ultimate McLaren track car, legalised for the road. McLaren Senna New Ultimate Series is the most extreme McLaren road car yet Bears the name of legendary Formula 1 driver, Ayrton Senna, honouring its status as the ultimate McLaren track car, legalised for the road At 1,198kg, the lightest McLaren road car since the iconic McLaren F1 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is the most powerful McLaren road car internal combustion engine ever, with 800PS (789bhp) and 800Nm (590 lb ft) Power-to-weight ratio of 668PS-per-tonne deliv...
Update: NSG special RE Stealth Black Classic 500 motorcycles sold in 15 seconds
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Update: NSG special RE Stealth Black Classic 500 motorcycles sold in 15 seconds

Update: Royal Enfield had put up 15 units of the Classic 500 Stealth Black motorcycle on sale used by NSG commandos on an Terrorism-awareness spreading cross-country road trip. The bikes were put on sale on the company’s website for charity – to fund education of underprivileged children.  Scheduled to be conducted on December 13th, the registration for the online sale of these motorcycles was opened on December 8th 2017. Over the ensuing 5 days, the specially created webpage saw a registration of more than 2000 interested buyers who stood an opportunity to book and own one of the 15 motorcycles on a first-come-first-serve basis. The sale opened at 12.00 noon Wednesday, December 13th, and in less than 18 seconds all the 15 motorcycles were booked and sold at a special price of Rs. 1,90,00...
You’re ‘first on scene’ to a motorcycle accident? Things to do
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You’re ‘first on scene’ to a motorcycle accident? Things to do

Like any high velocity sport, riding a motorcycle has the potential to cause life threatening injuries including shock, head, neck and spinal damage, profuse blood loss, traumatic wounds, burns, fractures and unconsciousness. Immediate first aid is critical and has the potential to make a big the difference to the outcomes for a casualty. With the typical high impact injuries sustained by motorcyclists, the following factors are imperative to survival: the ability to breathe effectively, minimise blood loss, protect the head, neck and spine and the quick arrival of medical attention. Whilst qualified medical personnel are the people to deal with any accident – there are things that untrained people can do to help the victim before medical help arrives. 1. ...
The story behind why cops seized Mercedes A-Class look-alike Baleno in Kerala
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The story behind why cops seized Mercedes A-Class look-alike Baleno in Kerala

A Suzuki Baleno modified to make it look like a Mercedes Benz A-Class hatchback was in the news for getting confiscated by the Regional Transport Office (RTO) of Tirur in Malappuram District, Kerala. Everyone thought the car was seized because it was heavily modified which is illegal as per RTO norms. But there's the other side of the story. Take 1:  Someone complained to the RTO about the A-Class-lookalike Baleno that’s been doing the rounds in the northern Kerala. RTO officials swung into action, seizing the car, and issuing a show cause notice to the owner of the car, informing him that the car would be de-registered. According to authorities the original owner of the car had modified it, replaced the bumper, with a Mercedes Diamond grille, alloy wheels, head and tail la...
Women celebrities who drive the Tesla
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Women celebrities who drive the Tesla

Celebrities love Tesla. Tesla is a favorite make of car amongst celebrities who prioritize the environment. Let’s take a look at a few women celebrities who own a Tesla. Cameron Diaz Dallas Buyers Club actress Jennifer Garner has a Tesla Model S Shakira Shakira has been spotted being driven around Los Angeles in a black Tesla Model S Source: Shakira  Zooey Deschanel "New Girl" actress Zooey Deschanel drives a black Tesla Model S Jennifer Garner Dallas Buyers Club actress Jennifer Garner has a Tesla Model S Jenna Elfman Can't Hardly Wait actress Jenna Elfman drives a Tesla Roadster     Disclaimer: Image credits to respective owners as the exact source was not available Credits will be given if claimed...
First Tesla lands in India – the Model X SUV
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First Tesla lands in India – the Model X SUV

While Tesla is working for its official entry in India, someone has decided to import the Tesla. So, officially India has received its first ever Tesla- the Model X SUV, an all-electric and is one of the most tech friendly SUV. The details on the import is not available as of now. 10 Facts about the Tesla Model X SUV Tesla Model X is powered by  two electric motors mounted on each axle. The base version gets 259 hp on both the front and rear motors. Performance version boosts 259 hp at the front and 503 hp at the rear with combined torque output of 967 Nm. The P75D trim has power restricted and can hit 0-100 kmph in 4.9 seconds. The lithium-ion battery pack weighs half a tonne. It looks like one giant battery, but it is made up of 18,650 regular AA-sized batteries. The va...
Pulsar NS200 based Night Shadow Touring Concept by Lluvia Industries
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Pulsar NS200 based Night Shadow Touring Concept by Lluvia Industries

A short ride review of the Pulsar NS200 will read - "Riding the NS200 is a simple affair. It is more commuter friendly than it looks. The overall seating position is fairly upright, good to manoeuvre the bike in city traffic". But what about long rides? Can it be used as a touring motorcycle?   The answer lies with Lluvia Industries - manufacturers of Motorcycle kits and Touring Accessories. Lluvia has come up with a host of touring accessories for the Pulsar NS200. Called the Night Shadow Touring Concept, the kit consists of Fog lamp mount Accessory mount - to mount action cams to mobiles for enhanced convenience Handle bar raisers - for enhanced touring comfort Diarest pillion backrest- extremely comfortable for pillion which has been tested with a subject...
2018 3rd-gen Mercedes CLS revealed at the LA Auto Show
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2018 3rd-gen Mercedes CLS revealed at the LA Auto Show

Here is the new Mercedes-Benz CLS, showing off Merc’s svelte new design language. Around the CLS you’ll notice fewer creases and simpler lines than before, making it easier on the eye. The new car serves up a sleek new profile with a high arching waistline, low roofline and frameless side windows. Up front, a new grille has been widened towards the bottom to resemble the AMG GT supercar. A new, bigger headlight cluster follows the lines, The rear’s characteristic heavy-set muscular shoulder line remains to help give it presence. Inside you get both elements of Merc’s sporty side as well as the refinement of cars such as the S-Class results in quite a package. The CLS has also borrowed numerous driverless and safety tech from the S-Class. The engines. There are two flavours...
The Royal’s planning wedding as Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement!!
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The Royal’s planning wedding as Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement!!

WEDDING PLANNED FOR PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE  They are sharing the sweet details of the royal’s proposal and it was very romantic LONDON — One of the world’s most eligible bachelors is officially off the market. Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, royal officials announced Monday. After the announcement, Harry confessed he had long known he would propose to Markle. The announcement of their engagement ended days of fevered speculation by the British news media, some of which, in anticipation of the event, tried to find any royal connection with Ms. Markle. The pair began dating about a year and a half ago, when they were introduced by a mutual friend. They were first photographed together in December of 2016, while shopping for a Chr...
Ashley Graham is the highest-earning model in the world
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Ashley Graham is the highest-earning model in the world

Ashley Graham, the 30-year-old American model on track to becoming the first plus-size “supermodel”, was the 10th highest-earning model of 2017. Forbes' annual list of the world's highest paid models is hardly ever a surprise.  According to Forbes, she made $5.5 million last year. The magazine attributed her success and her dough to building her own audience via social media, instead of waiting for the fashion industry to take notice. With social media fame and hard work, she's scored campaigns with H&M and Lane Bryant, along with design collabs by Swimsuits for All, Addition Elle and Dressbarn. Graham recently launched her swimsuit collection, which has 'a little sexy something for everybody'. Her swimsuits are designed keeping the size of the average American woman in mind....
Kia gifts the Stinger to Rafael Nadal – the world’s number one tennis player
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Kia gifts the Stinger to Rafael Nadal – the world’s number one tennis player

Kia Motors has delivered a new Kia Stinger to Rafael Nadal, the world's number one tennis player and global ambassador for Kia. Nadal started his relationship with Kia Motors in Spain in 2004, in the early stages of his professional tennis career.  President of Kia Motors Iberia Yangseop Gihl, Managing Director Emilio Herrera, and Marketing and Communications Director Ricardo de Diego handed the car over to the tennis star at the Rafael Nadal Academy in Manacor, Majorca – Nadal’s home town. Emilio Herrera commented: “Nadal is the best ambassador a brand could dream of, and we have had the privilege of having grown together. Rafa represents consistency, effort, modesty and passion. These are values we have in common. We are honoured to hand him the keys to a new Stinger, the most ...
In conversation with chef Purna Chawla, founder of Layers: A chemistry of tastes
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In conversation with chef Purna Chawla, founder of Layers: A chemistry of tastes

Purna Chawla is a person who loves to experiment with tastes and this has made her the owner of Pune based home bakery - Layers: A chemistry of tastes. Team technwheelz had a quick chat with Purna to know more on her interests and her journey with cakes. Q) Hi Purna, welcome to technwheelz. For us this is the first time we are covering an interview of a chef and we are really thrilled to get this done. Please introduce yourself to out readers. A) Hello everyone!!! I am glad I have been given this opportunity to share my experience with all of you. I am Purna Chawla owner of Layers: A chemistry of tastes which is a fusion bakery. It has been a dream since my childhood to start a bakery of my own and I’m excited to be living it each and every day. Q) What motivated you to be a chef?...
Bikers ride to retrace story of the man behind ‘The White Revolution in India’
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Bikers ride to retrace story of the man behind ‘The White Revolution in India’

Motorcyclists loaded with full of energy and enthusiasm are geared up to embark on a 1600 km journey from Kozhikode in Kerala to Anand in Gujarat on their Royal Enfields. The purpose of the journey to retrace the life and work of the nation’s beloved Father of the White Revolution in India; Dr. Verghese Kurien.   Bikers Arun, Surjit, Rex Sulu, Athira & Hisham who initiated the #IntroducingDrKurien will be joined by other bikers from the cities of Kozhikode, Mangalore, Goa, Kolhapur, Pune, Mumbai and Vadodara. The ride was flagged off at Milma Dairy, Kozhikode on November 20, 2017. The event was graced with the presence of Shri P T Gopal Kurup (Chairman, MILMA) and Shri K M Jhala (Chief Operating Officer, AMUL). The bikers will be reaching Anand on November 26, ...
The Bikerni learns how to tight the nut @ TnW’s DIY motorcycle repair workshop
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The Bikerni learns how to tight the nut @ TnW’s DIY motorcycle repair workshop

The 2nd edition of the DIY Motorcycle Maintenance Workshop for female bikers by TECH 'N WHEELZ concluded on October 01, 2017. The workshop witnessed majority of participants from the ‘Bikerni Motorcycle Club’ — India’s first all-female motorcycle group. The enthusiasm of the participants is something that has to be really appreciate of. The daylong session was designed in a way that the riders can be confident and can complete any maintenance, service or repair work in case of an emergency and by acquiring new skills. "Attended this workshop held on this Sunday, I must say this was a great experience. First of all, thanks for the great idea for doing it exclusively for women! This workshop helped us all in a way wherein if we are stuck up anywhere in the middle. We won't be helpless ...
Rolls-Royce joins with Storm Models for London Fashion Week 2017
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Rolls-Royce joins with Storm Models for London Fashion Week 2017

H.R. Owen dealership Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London is once again playing a big part in London Fashion Week, this time by teaming up with Storm Models. Storm Models is a world-famous London model agency representing some of the biggest names in the business, and it turned to H.R. Owen to ensure its models got around the capital in style over the course of the event. H.R. Owen deployed a pair of Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge vehicles to provide exactly that, taking models to and from the catwalk in unrivalled class. Black Badge is darker, more assertive and a more focused take on the Rolls-Royce brand that has proved hugely popular since launch. It’s the perfect series to give Storm Models a real presence around London, with the Wraith turning heads at numerous high-profile events...
Ana Carrasco becomes the First Woman to win World Championship Motorcycle Race
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Ana Carrasco becomes the First Woman to win World Championship Motorcycle Race

Ana Carrasco became the first woman to win an individual world championship motorcycle race on Sunday in Portugal overtaking acclaimed riders such as Alfonoso Coppola (by 0.053sec) and Marc García (0.062) in round 10. Carrasco, from Spain competed in a lower-tier series. She scooted to victory on her Kawasaki Ninja 300, overtaking acclaimed riders such as Alfonoso Coppola (by 0.053sec) and Marc García (0.062) in round 10 of the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship. Carrasco, started riding motorcycles when she was three, debuted in international competition as a 16-year-old on the Moto3 circuit in 2013, when she became the first woman to score points in a world championship race since Katja Poensgen in 2001. She joined the European Moto2 series in 2016, before moving to World...