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Jyotsna Ramani is a passionate writer and an avid globetrotter. She had a knack for writing since her early years, though that was mostly letters to her penpals and jotting her thoughts down in her "Dear Diary". Over the years, she realized how her hobby could turn into a full time career and she started writing web content, books and pieces for local magazines. There has been no looking back ever since.

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The All New Mutant McLaren P1 Looks Insanely Frightening

Automakers are keen on enhancing the overall exterior styling of the vehicle, but this time McLaren has decided to go ahead and try something different with McLaren P1. As per TheSuperCarKids the owner of the vehicle had to go ahead and pay for the extra paint job that is being done. The car colors are very much in sync with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles color scheme and the owner paid around $9000 for the materials and $130000 in bribes to the painters at the McLaren. The all new McLaren P1 is designed and engineered to be among the best car in the world. The car is based on McLaren F1 that has garnered attention from car lovers around the world. In terms of design the car is very much on the same lines as F1 and the car has pre-peg composite monocoque that makes the car ligh...

Jeep Renegrade Debuts at the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show

Planning to expand their markets globally Jeep has decided to debut their all new 2015 Renegrade at the 2014 Sao Paulo International Motor Show. Jeep mentioned that Latin America is an important market to them and therefore they want to bring out some vehicles that fit the requirement that most buyers look for in Brazil. The automaker said that the compact size of the vehicle is ideal for the narrow roads in the region and that it also offers best in class off-road compatibility that ensures better performance. It will also be the first vehicle to have nine speed automatic transmission. To make it better for the local buyers, Jeep has decided to incorporate fuel efficient engines that offer better performance and fuel savings. The first version of the vehicle will have flex fuel ...

Ferrari Sergio: An Invite-Only Supercar that Chooses Its Buyers

Exclusivity is not a stranger to Ferrari, but the Italian automaker has just pushed the bar higher with Ferrari Sergio. The all new vehicle will be produced only for invite-only six buyers initially. Hence, the supercar will be available to only six buyers around the world. Ferrari had unveiled the vehicle as a concept car at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, but they are keen on start its production. The car was designed in collaboration with Italian design firm Pininfarina and it is expected that the vehicle cost will be somewhere in millions, although Ferrari has not revealed the market price for it. Interestingly, Ferrari mentioned that they already have the six buyers to whom they have pre-sold the new Ferrari Sergio and the list is quite long, so others will have to wait. The new...

BMW i8S Model On the Cards

By  On October 24, 2014 | Filed Under Auto News, BMW

BMW i8S Model On the Cards

BMW is keen on introducing more power to their vehicles and therefore the German automaker has decided to come up with a more powerful i8 model that will offer the same. The new i8S model will be focus on some features that were not up to the mark in the earlier model and were seen as disappointments. So far BMW i8 model is seen as the first standalone BMW sports coupe after M1. While it has not been confirmed by BMW, but reports from Automobile claim that a new hardcore version is on the cards that will impress buyers who were not happy with the i8 model. The new model will have stiffened chassis and aggressive exterior styling. It is also said that BMW is evaluating between two different powertrain options where one would be paired with 2.0 liter twin turbo four cylinder engine...

On-Track Continental GT3 Finishes Second in Shanghai

Partnered in China with Absolute Racing, Bentley announced that the on-track Continental GT3 has bagged the second place in the 11th round of the 2014 GT Asia Series held in Shanghai. Bentley mentioned that it was a proud moment for the company. The automobile company also gave lot of credit to their professional GT racer Jean Karl Vernay who started the race from the fifth place in the #4 Bentley and moved gradually to take the second spot. Vernay moved to the first spot and remained in that spot before pitting on lap 13 and being replaced by Gilles Vannelet. Vernay rejoined the track but remained second in the race. Bentley also made an announcement that they will race the Continental GT3 in various other races and they have plans to race the car in Macau in a few weeks. Both A...

Details on 2014 Genesis Coupe Released

By  On October 13, 2014 | Filed Under Auto News, Hyundai

Details on 2014 Genesis Coupe Released

2014 Genesis Coupe gets a host of upgrades and changes as it gets ready for 2014 SEMA show. There are cosmetic tweaks for the exteriors and interiors, changes in suspension and engine upgrades. The Chicago-based builder - Blood Type Racing knows how to get extreme performance from Korean vehicles. The car will debut at Hyundai’s SEMA news conference in November in Las Vegas. The BTR Genesis Coupe gets Hyundai’s 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with new sleeves. The engine has been bored to give a bigger displacement and got new sleeves. The internal components get both strengthened and balanced with the extension of a high-boost Precision Turbo turbocharger. The Genesis Coupe sends more than 800 horsepower via six-speed manual transmission to the rear wheels. The customiz...

Innovation of the Year Award for New Audi TT

The original Audi TT, when it first got launched in 1998, was nothing short of a genius stroke. The assumed wedge shape broke a number of stylistic conventions and the incredible focus on detailing raised the benchmark of interior design to an entirely new level. These kinds of cars always carry a substantial cultural significance. And now, Audi's design department presents the third generation Audi TT at the Paris Motor Show, where we will see the debut of Audi TT Roadster and TTS Roadster. The German Design Council bestows these awards and the contest enjoy a special status in the design world. This next TT comes packed with more angles than ever and is certainly a design icon. The top-performance driving machine comes packed with the new technology for the new generation drive...

The Chrysler Cummings Story

By  On September 28, 2014 | Filed Under Chrysler

The Chrysler Cummings Story

Back in the early 1980s, Chrysler was the only one of the big three automakers that did not have a diesel engine in their model lineup.  In 1978, General Motors offered a 350 cu.in V8. in their Oldsmobile line.  Ford followed in the early eighties with an International Harvester 6.9L V8.  In 1982, Chrysler jumped in and sourced their first diesel from Mitsubishi. It was a 4.0 liter, in-line six diesel, which was thrifty and reliable, but at 105 hp and 169 lb-ft of torque, it was considered relatively underpowered. However, it proved popular enough that the company realized that needed a diesel permanently in their lineup, just a much more powerful one. The solution to the problem came in the form of the Cummins B-series 6 cylinder engine. Cummins had a stellar name in the c...

Nissan LEAF crossed with a Nissan Frontier

By  On September 19, 2014 | Filed Under Auto News, Nissan

Nissan LEAF crossed with a Nissan Frontier

Who said that trucks could only be a lifestyle choice and are not meant for transport? Think again before you have a look at the new truck designed by Nissan engineers. Their latest offering is a good looking truck that will be used around their shop. This is another great invention from the engineers, who simply love to tinker with things. The one-of-a-kind electric vehicle would work great for large warehouses, airports, municipal gardening, etc. Currently, the Frontier will be used around the tech center property for hauling supplies and people. The project kept the engineers together and busy for months and after careful considerations; they decided to go with a Frontier bed. Soon, the vehicle was turned into a reality with the right set of minds and tools. The cross between ...

BMW Expands the Range of BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

BMW has decided to offer some more choices to the consumers with the introduction of BMW 2 Series Active Tourer. The new vehicle will be available in three engine options and the intelligent all-wheel drive system BMW xDrive. The vehicle will also be available in two diesel engine variants that will be available with petrol engine options. The 2.0 liter four cylinder petrol engine in the BMW 220i Active Tourer offers peak output of 192 bhp and 280Nm. The vehicle takes 7.5 seconds to accelerate from zero to 62 mph while offering top speed of 230 kmph. The BMW 220d Active Tourer gets high torque 2.0 liter four cylinder diesel engine that produces 190 bhp and 400 Nm torque. BMW 216d Active Tourer will be the first 1.5 liter three cylinder diesel engine that produces 116 bhp and 270 ...

A Unique Aluminum Word Cloud Sculpture Revealed By Jaguar And London Design Museum

London Design Museum will display the XE word cloud sculpture between September 5 and October 6 and is made of 95 words from different languages such as English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc. The Jaguar design team has designed the aluminium installation so as to celebrate the debut of latest vehicle form the company on 8 September - the XE sports saloon.  A number of creative experts from different fields of designing got together to help in the graphic artwork, stage design and metal work of the word cloud representation.  The team that was involved in the opening ceremony of the London Olympic was the one that created the words through computer modeling and used metal craftsmanship. The Jaguar XE will get unveiled in the hotter XE S variant at the Paris Motor Show a...

Handcrafted Excellence in the New Flying Spur V8

Get ready to experience new heights of luxury as the new Flying Spur V8 debuts In Moscow for Bentley. Continuing the proud tradition that is handed down over generations form the master coachbuilders, the V8 Mulliner model comes with exciting options for both exterior and interior. There are diamond quilted seats, a knurled sports gear lever, door panels with perforated hide and even drilled alloy sports pedals. The team of more than 100 hardworking craftsmen and the specialists in advanced electronics have crafted every detail to give the car an incredible personality. The new customers will get immediately drawn to the unique blend of sculpted and exquisite craftsmanship, boasting of advanced technology. The Flying Spur V8 is truly a unique expression of luxury and performance ...

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