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Jumping the signal is very risky: Hyderabad police puts out a video
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Jumping the signal is very risky: Hyderabad police puts out a video

For saving a few seconds, many people jump the traffic signal to get ahead of the crowd. However, it can be extremely dangerous. Cyberabad Traffic police use CCTV video footage to educate everyone about what can go wrong on the roads. Here is a video that shows what can happen when you jump a red light.   The video from 31st May shows multiple camera angles of a junction in Hyderabad city. In the video, two vehicles – a Mahindra Bolero pick-up and a Maruti Suzuki Eeco jump the traffic signal and heads towards the opposite lane. A truck was entering the junction at high speed and since the signal was green, it did not make any efforts to slow down. The Maruti Suzuki Eeco driver was blocked by the Mahindra Bolero Pick-Up. Both the vehicles collided with the truck. Both Eeco...
McLaren GT, 720S Coupe and 720S Spider India prices revealed
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McLaren GT, 720S Coupe and 720S Spider India prices revealed

McLaren has released the India prices of three cars in their line-up: the GT, 720S and 720S Spider. The most affordable McLaren is the GT (Rs 3.73 crore) followed by the 720S (Rs 4.65 crore) while the most expensive McLaren GT is the 720S Spider which can be had for Rs 5.03 crore (all prices, ex-showroom). The McLaren cars are being sold across India through its official distributor, Infinity Cars in Mumbai. These cars come in via the CBU route. The new breed of McLaren cars offer the best in performance and are an exotic alternative to Ferraris and Lamborghinis. The most affordable McLaren: the GT, gets a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 that puts out 620PS and 630Nm. It features the seven-speed Seamless Shift Gearbox (SSG). The GT sits on the Monocell II-T carbon fibre structure and alu...
Kia reveals fifth-gen Sportage SUV
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Kia reveals fifth-gen Sportage SUV

The all-new Kia Sportage SUV has been revealed and this fifth-gen model has been completely overhauled, inside and out. Talking about the design, the new Sportage takes the lighting elements to a new level. We get inverted LED DRLs on the front inside the large Tiger nose grille. The grille gets black mesh pattern and a large brushed chrome slab takes the centre of the grille. The lower part of the bumper gets big air dams and hidden LED fog lights. In a nutshell, the new Sportage is bold but doesn't have a polarising design. The side profile gets a sleek flowing design and the chrome garnishing extends to the very back and merges with the D-pillar. The rear profile of the Sportage gets a very unique lighting setup. The inverted LED taillights wrap the sides as well and are conne...
Mercedes Maybach GLS 600 4Matic launched at INR 2.43 crore
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Mercedes Maybach GLS 600 4Matic launched at INR 2.43 crore

The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4Matic has been launched in India at a base price of INR 2.43 crore (ex-showroom, India). The Mercedes-Maybach is all set to come to India as a CBU model. It will also be the first SUV to come through the Maybach luxury brand. Based on the Mercedes-Benz GLS, we can expect the Maybach GLS 600 to sport luxuries that are several notches higher than the standard. The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 is powered by the M 177 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 which is paid with a 48V integrated starter-generator. The motor puts out 565PS and a significant 730 Nm. The e-motor can add up to 250 Nm and 22PS additionally when needed. This pairs with the 9-speed torque-converter automatic. The Mercedes-Maybach GLS can do 0 to 100 kmph in 4.9s and reach a 250 kmph top-speed. The...