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Month: July 2017

In Images: 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom
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In Images: 2017 Rolls-Royce Phantom

"From its debut in 1925, a Rolls-Royce Phantom has been the choice of the world’s most influential and powerful men and women, and as a result, a constant presence at history’s most defining moments. As this next chapter in the Rolls-Royce story opens, the New Phantom points the way forward for the global luxury industry. It is a creation of great beauty and power, a dominant symbol of wealth and human achievement. It is an icon and an artwork that embraces the personal desires of each of our individual customers.” Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. New Phantom at a glance A wholly new, contemporary design interpretation of Rolls-Royce Phantom DNA The all-new aluminium ‘Architecture of Luxury’ underpinning New Phantom ensur...
Fazer 250-Yamaha FZ25 based fully faired motorcycle spied. October launch
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Fazer 250-Yamaha FZ25 based fully faired motorcycle spied. October launch

Yamaha might launch its Fazer 250 in India around the festive season. The motorcycle has been spied multiple times in the past couple of months, suggesting the launch is just around the corner. Yamaha Fazer 250 is based on the naked FZ25, which was launched earlier this year at a starting price of INR 1.2 lakh, ex-showroom.  The spy images of the new Yamaha Fazer 250 shows that the upcoming motorcycle will get dual tone shades, full-fairing and will share most of its components and design with the FZ25. Powering the new Yamaha Fazer 250 will be a 250cc single cylinder engine, the same engine, which powers FZ25 in India. This fuel injected, air-cooled engine is mated to a six speed gearbox, and delivers peak power of 20.9 PS / 8000 rpm, and a peak torque of 20 Nm at 6000 rpm. The...
Jaguar E-PACE revealed. Sets an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
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Jaguar E-PACE revealed. Sets an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

The new Jaguar E-PACE has set an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title during its world premiere. The compact performance SUV leapt into the record books with a 15.3 metre-long jump complete with a 270-degree corkscrew-like ‘barrel roll’. The E-PACE is the newest member of Jaguar’s SUV family following Jaguar’s first all-electric SUV, the I-PACE Concept and the World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE performance SUV. The Jaguar E-PACE is a five-seat, compact SUV that packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a spacious, practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle. The E-PACE completed its world record jump at ExCeL in London – one of only a handful of venues in the UK big enough to accommodate the 160-metre run-up and run-off vital for the 15-metre leap. ...
JEEP announces New Limited Edition WRANGLER RUBICON RECON
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JEEP announces New Limited Edition WRANGLER RUBICON RECON

Jeep continues to expand its popular range of Wrangler 4x4 vehicles with the introduction of a stunning new limited edition, the Rubicon Recon. The new special edition model will offer improved 4x4 capability thanks to specific off-road components including a stronger front axle and heavy-duty cast rear differential covers. Revealed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Recon brings to the most capable production vehicle in the world even greater capability, including more protection from the most severe, rugged off-road terrain. The new special edition model will offer improved 4x4 capability thanks to specific off-road components including a stronger front axle and heavy-duty cast rear differential covers. Based on the existing Wrangler Rubicon model, the ...
Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan. Available in diesel, petrol and CNG engine options
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Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan. Available in diesel, petrol and CNG engine options

Mahindra & Mahindra has launched the Jeeto Minivan- a people carrier version of the Jeeto pickup. Priced at Rs. 3.45 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai), the Jeeto Minivan will now challenge the country's largest commercial vehicle maker Tata Motors in growing minivan space. Petrol and CNG version will be added to the line-up in the coming months. Launched at a price of Rs 3.45 lakh ex-showroom Mumbai, the diesel version of Jeeto is priced at Rs 25000 premium over its nearest rival Tata Magic Iris. The Jeeto MiniVan looks identical to the Jeeto Mini truck from the front. The rear is what sets the Jeeto MiniVan from the Jeeto Mini truck apart with quirky looking round tail-lights and the black bumper, actually makes the Jeeto MiniVan an interesting vehicle to look at. The diesel en...
Next generation Force Motors Trax Cruiser / Toofan spied testing
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Next generation Force Motors Trax Cruiser / Toofan spied testing

A heavily camouflaged, large utility vehicle has been spotted testing in Pune, Maharashtra. Though the identity of the vehicle has been disguised under covers, its overall structure appears to be similar to that of the Force Trax Cruiser and Toofan. The vehicle was spotted testing around the Force Motors plant in Chinchwad, Pune, indicating that it is likely to be a test mule of a Force vehicle. It might be a possibility that Force is testing a new-generation model of the Trax series for the Indian market. Under the Trax range, Force Motors currently sells Trax Gama, Trax Cruiser, Trax Toofan, Trax Ambulance, Trax Cruiser Deluxe, Trax Toofan Deluxe and Trax Cruiser School Van.   Source: team-bhp  
Ranveer Singh turns 32. Gifts himself an Aston Martin Rapide S
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Ranveer Singh turns 32. Gifts himself an Aston Martin Rapide S

Birthday boy Ranveer Singh gifted himself a brand new Aston Martin Rapide S. The 32 years old Bollywood actor was spotted driving his newest prized possession late night in Mumbai with his friend and fellow actor Deepika Padukone. The supercar is powered by a 6-litre V12 of a monstrous engine under the hood that pumps out 552 bhp of power at 6000 rpm and 630 Nm of peak torque that kicks in at 5000 rpm, while paired to a ZF-sourced 8-speed automatic transmission. It is the most powerful Rapide engine ever built by the automaker and helps the saloon sprint from 0-100 kmph in just 4.2 seconds. The top speed is rated at 327 kmph. Suspension duties are handled by independent double wishbones at the front and rear with an Adaptive Damping System, while the safety list comprises dua...
In conversation with Dr. Vani Parmar; surgeon and off-roader
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In conversation with Dr. Vani Parmar; surgeon and off-roader

We at TECH N' WHEELZ are eager to write about achiever’s and especially if they do something different from the norm. That’s why, we were intrigued to do an interview with Dr. Vani Parmar, Oncosurgeon at Tata Memorial Centre.  She has been part of expedition drives with Mahindra Adventure, and drives including Leh Monastery Escape, Himalayan Spiti Escape and Kashmir to Kanyakumari Expedition.   Q) How long have you been driving?  A) Since last 21 years; Off-roading since last 3 years. Q) The vehicle you started riding/ driving? A) First Car and first love was a Maruti 800;  Later Honda City ZXi. Now Mahindra XUV 500, Mahindra Thar and Maruti A-Star. XUV and Thar are daily rides.   Q) Describe on how you got to where you are with your passion of driving to...