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Faisal Khan

RC 390 Gets Different Gearing, Top Speed More Than 200 km/hr

You read it first on MotorBeam. KTM has just confirmed that the RC 200 and RC 390 will be launched in India on the 9th of September. The automaker has sent out invites for the event which will see Rajiv Bajaj announce the prices of the full faired low capacity KTMs which are entirely manufactured […]

Text – Faisal Khan; Pictures – Om Vaikul Shootout: Honda City vs Ford Fiesta vs Hyundai Verna vs Fiat Linea vs Nissan Sunny vs Volkswagen Vento vs Skoda Rapid vs Renault Scala Price OTR Mumbai: Rs. 8.21-11.50 lakhs (Fiat Linea), Rs. 8.28-11.41 lakhs (Skoda Rapid), Rs. 8.31-11.94 lakhs (Nissan Sunny), Rs. 8.45-11.89 lakhs (Renault Scala), […]

Suzuki Gixxer Produces 14.8 PS, Priced At Rs. 84,344/-

The final specifications of the Suzuki Gixxer are out, finally. While details about horsepower and torque were revealed earlier too, Suzuki has now put out the official figures without any +/- 10% accompanying the output numbers. The Suzuki Gixxer produces 14.8 PS of power at 8000 RPM and 14 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM […]

Kawasaki To Unveil Second Generation Ninja 650 At 2014 EICMA

You read it first on MotorBeam. The Kawasaki Ninja 650 is one of the best middle-weight motorcycles available in India, thanks to its combination of performance and pricing. However, globally the Ninja 650 is facing the heat from Yamaha’s MT-07, so much that Kawasaki has dropped prices of the bike to the tune of 450 […]

July 2014 Two-Wheeler Sales Figures & Analysis

When it comes to mainstream manufacturers, everyone except the Japanese have seen a decline in sales in July 2014 when compared to June 2014. Yes, that’s true, right from Hero to Bajaj and TVS, Mahindra, all these companies saw their sales see a minor decrease while the Japanese trio consisting of Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki […]

Shootout: Maruti DZire vs Honda Amaze vs Tata Zest vs Hyundai Xcent Price OTR Mumbai: Rs. 5.51 – 8.43 lakhs (Tata Zest), 5.52 – 8.90 lakhs (Hyundai Xcent), Rs. 5.86 – 8.82 lakhs (Maruti Swift DZire), Rs. 6.06 – 9.09 lakhs (Honda Amaze) The Tata Zest is here to give established compact sedans a big […]

Our New Comment System Is Here, Let’s Disqus

We strive to make the readers experience better and read each and every comment too. A feedback we got about our old commenting system was that people were impersonating others. There was a lot of haywire discussions going on and although quantity of comments was high, quality had gone for a toss. Many people also […]

150cc Bike Sales Analysed, FZ Beats Trigger By A Big Margin

There has always been a lot of confusion as to who is the leader in the 150cc bike segment of India. People are also curious to know if the CB Trigger is a success, some feel it’s a blockbuster while others who hardly see it on the road feel the model is following in the […]

DZire vs Amaze vs Zest vs Xcent – Picture Gallery

Super Splendor Helps Hero Beat Activa In July Sales

Just a couple of days ago we reported that the Honda Activa has beaten the Hero Splendor in July sales, well it turns out, the Splendor is still ahead of the Japanese scooter. The sales figures we received earlier had Activa sales (all variants including the 125cc version) while the sales figures of the Splendor […]