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Month: August 2017

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 based Concept Yeti by Westland Customs (India)
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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 based Concept Yeti by Westland Customs (India)

Westland Customs (India)  is a custom motorcycle builder based out of Pune. The company has built a custom Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 called the 'Yeti'. The motorcycle features: Digital speedo meter Rear disc brake unit Exhaust wrap Megafone exhaust with free flow CFM Stage 4 carburetor Induction based K&N Free flow air filter Engine sump guard for off road usage 130/100 rally sports head light for better visibility during night rides Off road handle bar Matte green colour  
Kawasaki motorcycles gets make-over for 2018 range
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Kawasaki motorcycles gets make-over for 2018 range

A whole host of colour updates and graphic treatments will be available soon on a variety of Kawasaki machinery, ready for the 2018 model year. In the supersport field several models have either small changes or more fundamental make-overs for the new season. Of the Supercharged models the Ninja H2R will appear in updated colour and graphic treatment for 2018, while the Ninja H2 Carbon adds mirror coated spark black to matte spark black for a new dual colour look. Both the popular race oriented Ninja 650 KRT edition and the Ninja ZX-10R KRT Replica are updated for 2018 with KRT superbike influenced graphics. The Ninja 650 KRT edition features lime green with ebony and the Ninja ZX-10R KRT Replica arrives in lime green with ebony and metallic graphite grey. Both the ZZR1400 and...
Omologato unveils #TIFOSI watches with motorsport design theme
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Omologato unveils #TIFOSI watches with motorsport design theme

Omologato Watches has unveiled #TIFOSI, a new timepiece designed to be affordable, durable and wearable at racetracks across the globe. In a first for Omologato, #TIFOSI is to be offered in a variety of different designs all with a unique title paying homage to some of the most famous names in motoring and motorsport. They are, Stuttgart, Hethel, R, Weissach and Fiorano. The five bespoke designs are incorporated within a robust 40mm stainless steel case and the seconds hand incorporates the Omologato Logo. #TIFOSI models come with a number of double-layered nylon NATO straps to choose from, each emulating racing liveries. More straps will be added to the collection in the future. The term Tifosi is world-renowned, owed largely in part to the legions of dedicated Italian followers...
Bentley unveils the 3rd generation Continental GT
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Bentley unveils the 3rd generation Continental GT

Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Britain, the new third-generation Bentley Continental GT combines spirited, focused performance with handcrafted luxury and cutting-edge technology, to create the finest Grand Tourer ever produced. The British automaker decided to make the four-seat longer and wider. The hood is longer and the car is more hunkered down to the ground. The new powertrain uses the very latest engine management technology, with 300 million software calculations per second. At the heart of the new Continental GT sits an all-new, enhanced version of Bentley’s renowned 6.0-litre, twin-turbocharged W12 TSI engine, with 635 PS and 900 Nm on tap. 0 to 100 kmpn just 3.7 seconds, and a mind-bending top speed of 333 km/h. The engine is mated, for the first time, to a du...
MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT- the future of urban electric mobility
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MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT- the future of urban electric mobility

Almost 10 years after MINI E laid the foundations for production-standard battery electric vehicles within the BMW Group, MINI is now offering a window on the future of urban electric mobility- The MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT. While production version of the MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT will be unveiled in 2019, the MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT will debut at IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt. This debut follows the launch of the brand’s first ever electrified production model, the MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid earlier in 2017. Unveiled in 2008, the MINI E was the first all-electric car from the BMW Group. In spring 2017, the BMW Group presented the first ever production plug-in hybrid model in the form of the MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid.   “The MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT is a quintessential MINI...
All New Dacia / Renault Duster revealed. 2017 Frankfurt Show unveil
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All New Dacia / Renault Duster revealed. 2017 Frankfurt Show unveil

This is the ALL NEW Dacia / Renault Duster. The brand’s iconic SUV now boasts modern, all-new robust styling. With more than one million unit sales to date, a new chapter in the model’s history is about to begin. The new Duster gets redesigned grille, new head lights and also appears wider than the ongoing model. The car also gets a new lighting signature, including LED daytime running lights, are divided into three sections. The windscreen has been brought forward 100mm compared with the current Duster and is more steeply raked, which makes the cabin longer so it looks more spacious. There's also aluminium roof bars, 17-inch wheels and prominent wheel arches with black wing arch trims highlight the car’s adventurer credentials. Dacia’s rear lighting signature – four red s...
P.V. Sindhu announced as Bridgestone India’s First Brand Ambassador
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P.V. Sindhu announced as Bridgestone India’s First Brand Ambassador

Bridgestone India, today announced ,the ace badminton player and Olympic silver medallist, Ms. P.V. Sindhu to be the company’s first brand ambassador.  Ms. Sindhu is among the world’s leading professional badminton players who recently earned a silver medal at the World Badminton Championship in Glasgow. The Padma Shri recipient became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Sindhu’s Olympic medal established her as the first Indian shuttler to reach the final of an Olympic Games badminton event and the youngest Indian to make a podium finish in an individual event at the Olympics. Speaking about the collaboration, Mr. Kazutoshi Oyama, Executive Director, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are thrilled to announce Ms. P.V. Sindhu as B...
Belkin launches new range of suite backpacks for everyday needs
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Belkin launches new range of suite backpacks for everyday needs

Belkin, market leader in mobile accessories, introduced a new range of suite backpacks. Available in two styles, Classic Pro and Active Pro, the new bags fit all facets of life including work, leisure, travel and school. The backpacks are available for purchase at Amazon.in and Ample stores across India.   Belkin- market leader in mobile accessories–today introduced a suite backpacks allowing consumers to safely store and protect electronics and other prized possessions for peace of mind when travelling and commuting. Available in two styles, Classic Pro and Active Pro, the new bags are the ultimate all-in-one travel companion for consumers on the go, whether travelling for pleasure or business or going back to school. The Classic Pro Backpack features: Dedicated...
Ambulance stopped by TN cop for Chief Minister’s convoy
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Ambulance stopped by TN cop for Chief Minister’s convoy

In yet another incident of VVIP apathy, an ambulance was stopped by police to make way for the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s convoy. The Chief Minister was reportedly coming from the airport. The video of the incident shows police officers stopping an ambulance to allow Palaniswami’s convoy pass through a busy street. “Let the ambulance go” said a motorist but the traffic police did not pay heed. “Why should we wait for the CM to give interviews at airport,” the angry motorist was heard saying. A traffic police officer deployed at Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle made way for an ambulance, halting the convoy of the President of India.  In Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has issued orders not to stop ambulances to make way for his convoy. This happened af...
Politician ‘stops’ ambulance for 30 minutes. Patient dies
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Politician ‘stops’ ambulance for 30 minutes. Patient dies

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Darshan Nagpal, allegedly stopped the ambulance for half an hour as it rammed into his vehicle on August 5 in Haryana's Fatehabad district resulting in the death of the patient who could not get timely treatment. The patient, Naveen Soni, 42-year-old, lost his life as the ambulance reached the hospital late. The complainant, Arun Kumar, has alleged that he was taking his uncle, Naveen Kumar, to a cardiologist when their ambulance hit the car of BJP municipal council chief, Darshan Nagpal, from the rear. Nagpal, he alleged, stopped the ambulance near the Lal Batti Chowk in Hisar and squabbled with the ambulance driver over compensation for more than 30 minutes. He alleged that his uncle died before he could be attended by doctors due to this del...