Tuesday, 15 March 2011

BMW X1 Review and Specifications

BMW X1 Review and SpecificationsBy Girish Kadu

BMW has recently launched model BMW X1 in India. It is the cheapest and smallest SUV from the company. The car is based on the on the 3-series platform. It is priced at 22-30 lakhs. The price tag is playing a crucial role for the SUV. The middle class families are happy to buy a luxury SUV. But the upper class people are saying this model will not meet Company's standards. Compare to other models of the company it looks dull. The company is now targeting to grab middle class customers. Its Chennai plant is manufacturing the engine of this SUV. It is available in petrol and diesel versions.

Models - It comes with 3 models i.e. Cool Elegance, High-line and corporate edition in India.

Shades - It comes with eye-catching colors like Marrakesh Brown, Space Grey, and Sparkling Bronze, Tasman Titanium Silver, Vermilion Red, Black Sapphire, Cashmere Silver, Deep Sea Blue and Graphite Blue.

Exterior - It is an SUV but looks too small. The exterior of the SUV is smartly designed. It can rob the customers' hearts by its exterior features. Halogen headlights and round shape front fog lamps, body colored door handles, Panorama Glass and 17 inch light alloy wheels heated and automatic adjustable Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVM) will make the car even more sporty. But compare to earlier product it looks tedious.

Interior - Compared to earlier versions of the Company it is missing many features like bells and whistles which include sunroof, CD-changer etc. Other than that everything remains same. Even after missing some features it can still provides safety and comfort for the customers. The seats are good which can be manually adjustable. Dual toned dashboard with AC vents at the both sides looks awesome in the car. It has sufficient storage place to carry your treasures with excelling lighting options like ambient lighting, illuminated glove compartment, Illumination for vanity mirrors, illuminated luggage front foot well lights, courtesy lights front and rear compartment,, front and rear reading lights with velour's floor mats. Overall it is not so good not so bad.

Engine - It is packed with turbocharger, variable intake geometry and common-rail fuel injection in 1955cc four-cylinder. The petrol version of this SUV can generate maximum power of150 BHP with a torque of 200 Nm at 3600 rpm. The diesel version of this SUV can produce utmost power of 177 BHP and torque of 350 Nm from 1750 to 3000 rpm. It is mated with six speed automatic transmission gearbox which gives enough power to ride.

Safety - It promises the security for customers with its safety features like Rain sensor, ABS (Anti lock Braking System), dual front airbags and side ITS head airbags for front and rear both, central locking, crash sensor, front and rear fog lamps, halogen headlamps, front and rear seat belts with pretensioners and belt force limiter, side impact protection and Xenon lights, etc.

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Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Kia Forte - The Car That Everybody Desires

Kia Forte - The Car That Everybody DesiresBy Alfred Bruno

The 2011 Kia Forte is the latest happening on the front. Powered by electricity but not tethered as you would imagine to power outputs, this car does everything that gasoline driven cars does and even more. It is the 2011 Motor trend Car of the Year and is exactly what the car-crazy generation of today was waiting for.

Though powered by electricity, the 2011 Kia Forte can drive on gas as well without any emissions. However, if long drives are what pumps you up, then a gas powered on-board generator comes into the act and can take you wherever you desire to go. A superior volt battery is the backbone of Kia Forte. The battery is subjected to vigorous tests that include testing for corrosion and weather variations. The battery is guaranteed to give you a highly impressive 100,000 mile or an 8-year warranty.

The Kia Forte comes with a thermal cooling and heating system that keeps the battery at manageable levels of temperature as it is charged and discharged. While the Kia Forte is not the first electric car in the market and will certainly not be the last, but it certainly is the best one to hit the U.S markets. It is promising, practical and most importantly meets the needs of its customers. The car runs on electricity for an initial range of 35 miles after which an onboard gas generator takes over and takes it ahead for another 340 miles by creating electricity from a full tank of gas.

Two LCD screens on the dashboard display speed, battery power, the range to recharge and the efficiency gauge in real time. A high-resolution screen with touch screen control helps in managing the vehicle on road. You can program the charging schedule as per your needs and based on the electricity rate plans.

Every component in the Kia Forte is designed to change the way you use your car. Optimum output from every single component ensures that the 2011 Kia Forte offers full value for money every time you take the car out on the roads. The car has the perfect aerodynamics to provide the maximum mileage per charge and per gallon which is further enhanced by a closed grille and efficiently designed back edges. While running on electricity the Volt can reach a top speed mph of 100 mph.

The Kia Forte is without doubt the car of the future. It is just the automobile that America was waiting for.

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Tuesday, 22 February 2011

BMW Vision ConnectedDrive

Watch the revealing of the BMW Vision ConnectedDrive and visit the car at the Geneva International Motor Show 2011.

Monday, 7 February 2011

All new Fiat 500 with TwinAir 85 HP Two-Cylinder Engine

All new Fiat 500 with TwinAir 85 HP Two-Cylinder Engine

Monday, 17 January 2011

Volkswagen Polo Price and Variants

Volkswagen Polo Price and VariantsBy Meena Singh Shah

Volkswagen Polo is the impressive car and it is available in both versions petrol as well as diesel. The diesel engine of Volkswagen Polo comes within the three variants with the capacity of 1.2 L. this diesel variants is the very economical on the roads and offer the great mileage of 16kmpl in the city and 20kmpl on the highway.

Polo is available in two petrol engines of 1.2L and comes with the 5 Speed Manual Transmissions. It is a very fuel efficient and provides the mileage of 12 kmpl in the city and 16.5kmpl on the highway. The some Polo variants present in the Indian market are

Polo Petrol Trend line 1.2L Features: it is the base variant of Volkswagen Polo and comes with the all basic features like AC, Central Locking, Power Steering, Front Power Widows, Halogen Headlamps, Chrome Finished Gear Shift Knob and Interior Door Handles etc. This Polo Price in Delhi is around 4, 44,734.

Polo Petrol Comfort line 1.2L Features: This variant is equipped with few additional features like Metallic Pearl Effect Paint, Body Colored ORVMs, 60/40 Split Folding Rear Seat, Luggage Compartment Cover/Parcel Tray, Front and Rear Power Windows, Height Adjustable Driver's Seat, etc. This Volkswagen Polo Price in Delhi is around Rs. 4, 95,949.

Polo Petrol High line 1.2L Features: it is the more advanced variant and accompanied with the features like 15inch Alloy Wheels, Chrome Interior Trims, Livon Upholstery and Fabric Door Trim, ABS, Dual Front Airbags, Front & Rear Fog Lamps, Rear Wiper and Defogger, Multifunctional Display, Door Open Warning, etc. This Polo Price in Delhi is around Rs. 5, 85,916.

Polo Diesel Trend line 1.2L Features: It is the standard diesel variant and has almost similar features like Polo Petrol Trend line 1.2L offers. This Polo Price in Delhi is 5, 49,163 around. Polo Diesel Highline 1.2L Features: It is the top end model and offers the same features like Volkswagen Polo Petrol High line 1.2L This Polo Price in Delhi is around Rs. 6, 86,270.

Polo Petrol Highline 1.6L Features: This is the sports version of Volkswagen Polo which is accompanied with the high capacity of engine and delivers the great performance. Other features of the car are just similar to the Volkswagen Polo Petrol Highline. This Polo Price in Delhi is around Rs. 6, 16,000.

These are the estimated on-road prices of Polo, to confirm the price visit to the online car stores.

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Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Audi TT car review

Stig drives the Audi AS1 and the Audi TT MTM Bimoto around the track. The AS1 is super-light and the Bimoto has two engines so they should both be very fast - but can either of the German cars beat the British Radical in the power lap times?

Car Reviews - 2011 Range Rover Supercharged

Car Reviews - 2011 Range Rover SuperchargedBy Jason Neeson

Unlike many of the modern day Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV), the Land Rover Range Rover is a true off road capable SUV that feels just as comfortable on paved roads as it does in the dirt. The Range Rover has a body on frame construction, like a truck, which makes it a very capable off road vehicle. The Range Rover has been in production since the 1970's and is classified as a luxury vehicle. Many of the early models from the 1970's can still be seen driving around, which is a testament to their durability and high quality.

The modern Range Rover is extremely luxurious with all of the latest technologies one would expect from a luxury car. The interior is lined with premium soft-touch leather and includes a lot of insulation to reduce cabin noise. It can seat five adults comfortably and is equipped with the highest quality sound system and includes an in-dash 6 DVD system for the occupants to watch movies. The 2011 Range Rover comes with a hard disk based navigation system that can be synced with local traffic control centers to avoid highly congested streets. The front leather seats are heated and cooled and also have a massage function, which comes in very handy after a hard day's work. There is a three zone climate control system for the driver, front passenger, and the three rear passengers.

On the exterior, the 2011 Range Rover has the same basic shape as models from the 1970's but it has been refined over the years to give it a contemporary look fit for the 21st century. The vehicle comes with aluminum wheels, High Intensity Discharge (HID) head lights with LED daytime running lights and LED tail-lights.

Under the hood is a supercharged 5.0 liter Ford V8 engine that produces 510 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 461 pound feet of torque at 5,500 rpm. The power is delivered to all four wheels via a six speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode. The Range Rover can reach 60 miles per hour from standstill in 6.2 seconds, which is very impressive considering it weighs over 4,000 pounds, and can reach a top speed of over 140 miles per hour.

There are various styles and configurations that the Range Rover can be order with. There is the standard version which starts at around $70,000, the next step up is the supercharged version which costs around $100,000, and the extremely luxurious version called the Autobiography that costs well over $125,000 and is fitted with all leather interior surfaces including the dashboard, door panels and even the ceiling.

For those looking for a bit less off-road capabilities and more sporty driving dynamics, there is the Range Rover Sport which comes with a completely different sporty body.

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