Volkswagen’s most powerful man resigns.


Ferdinand Piech, Chairman of the Volkswagen Supervisory Board and for decades the most powerful man in the company, has resigned. This news comes just days after a public fallout between him and Volkswagen’s current CEO, Martin Winterkorn. Volkswagen, on the verge of being the world’s largest automaker was put in a state of turbulence when…

Photo Gallery: McLaren 540C


McLaren has unveiled its entry-level 540C sports car at the Shanghai Motor Show. Though it is the cheapest car they have — that’s a relative term — it is by no means a dullard. The latest from Woking is as beautiful and evocative as the other stunning cars in their lineup. The 540C is their…

McLaren unveils 540C at Shanghai Motor Show


Woking-based McLaren Automotive has unveiled its latest creation the 540C coupe. We told you that the 540C will be launched at Shanghai, when its elder brother – the 570S – made its debut at the New York Auto Show earlier this year. 540C is the second model in the Sports Series and is priced at…

Peugeot’s 308 R HYbrid is the hot hatch you will never get


Developed by Peugeot Sport – the French company’s in-house racing and engineering division. The 308 R HYbrid hatchback combines three power units to give supercar performance. The car is set to be unveiled at the upcoming Shanghai Motor Show. At this time, it is just a concept with no plans of production. The body is…

Bajaj launches two bikes in new Adventure Sport series


Bajaj Motorcycles today launched two motorcycles of the new Adventure Sports series. The bikes will be called the Pulsar AS150 and Pulsar AS200. These motorcycles have been offered at an introductory price of Rs 79,000 and Rs 91,550 (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively. Think of them as Triumph Tigers for the masses. These bikes come with a…

Suzuki launches fully faired Gixxer SF


Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) this week launched the fully faired version of its critically acclaimed Gixxer flagship and calls it Gixxer SF. The sports bike has been launched at Rs 83,439 ex-showroom, Delhi and is available in three colours – Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Sparkle Black and Pearl Mirage White. The Gixxer SF…