This month onwards we have started a new feature, known as monthly U-Turn. In monthly U-Turn we will be looking at what you missed last month on Motorbeam.
Yamaha India has launched performance parts for the Yamaha R15 and the Ymaha FZ16. However what do the Yamaha racing kits consist of? Re-mapped ECU, High-lift cam-shaft, Full exhaust system, Special alloy sprockets, Adjustable Foot rests, Larger diameter petal disc front brake, Stainless steel brake hose and Race-spec master brake oil cylinder are the parts … Read More
Former Maruti Suzuki CEO Jagdish Khattar has launched his multi-brand car servicing business Carnation Auto, with nine centres across the country. The firm plans to venture into the used car business soon. Mr Khattar had earlier raised Rs 108 crore from investors PremjiInvest and IFCI Ventures for the new venture. Carnation Auto plans to invest … Read More
Hyundai India will launch a more powerful version of the i20 petrol. The Hyundai i20 is currently powered by the 1.2L Kappa engine which gets excise duty benefits. However the new engine won’t get any such benefits. The 1.4L i20 will be equipped with automatic transmission, a first for the segment. The i20 1.4L will … Read More
Maruti dealers are reporting that buyers of the newly launched Ritz prefer the petrol version, over the diesel. In fact, about 70% of current Maruti Ritz sales are for the 1.2-litre petrol engine version, with the remaining opting for the 1.3-litre Multijet diesel version. This marks a significant shift in preference among buyers of B-segment … Read More
The Government of India has allowed state-run oil firms to increase prices of transport fuels, resulting in gasoline becoming dearer by Rs.4 per litre and diesel by Rs.2 per litre, following successive increase in global crude prices. The new prices take effect from midnight, so you still have a few hours to fuel up.
Did Hero Honda miss the party? Sure it did, but better late then never. Hero Honda is testing the new Karizma (pic courtesy of autobild) which is expected to go on sale by September. The new Karizma boasts of new front fairing, new side and tail pieces, hunk like rear mudguard, rear disc brake, gas … Read More
Hyundai India will launch the i20 diesel on the 7th of this month. However much before the car is launched we got a chance to checkout the much awaited oil burner from Hyundai. The car looks similar to the i20 petrol. Infact you can’t make out if the car is a petrol or a diesel … Read More
A new European marketing campaign from Fiat is one of the coolest we have seen in recent times. In an effort to underscore the safety of the Fiat 500 for both the occupants and animals, Fiat has unleashed a new series of images depicting the retro hatchback in various crash test scenarios.