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2014 Fiat Linea Facelift Spotted Again : Launch Early next year

2014 Fiat Linea Facelift Spotted Again : Launch Early next year

Petes Xpress Garage Opened In Calicut

Petes Xpress Garage Opened In Calicut

India Bike Week 2014 Annoounced

India Bike Week 2014 Annoounced

PREVIEW : 12th Auto Expo 2014

PREVIEW : 12th Auto Expo 2014

Thursday, 17 April 2014

0 Kerala's Second Ferrari 458 Italia reached in Calicut.


Finally the Ferrari Italia 458 had reached its garage in Calicut. This is the second Italia which came to Kerala. But heard that the first Italia which had arrived in a couple of months ago had left from the State. The owner has been waiting for 15 months for this car as there were some issues with the dealer. This Ferrari 458 shares a garage in Calicut along with Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche 911 Cabriolet, Jaguar XJL etc. This one will be a replacement for his Audi R8. By this Italia's arrival the count of Ferrari in Kerala goes to 3.





Pic Credits - Pete's & EISK77 

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

0 Honda launches AMAZE Anniversary edition to mark one year of successful sales



Honda India has launched an anniversary special edition of Honda AMAZE in India to mark the first anniversary of this compact sedan. The car had proved loyal to the company's expectations in the initial days of launch itself and had been selling successfully throughout the past year.This special edition AMAZE comes with many cosmetic upgrades like front , side, and rear under-spoiler, trunk spoiler, door visors and exhaust pipe finisher. And to make this special edition stand out of the regular models, it gets a special logo indicating the special package. So all these have made the car look more young and sporty.

Changes don't localize on the exteriors. In the inside, this car gets new upholstery and a premium looking wooden finish panel on the dashboard. However, under the hood ,everything is same as the regular model. This car is powered  by the same 1.2 L i-VTEC engine producing 88 PS of power and 109NM of torque coupled to a 5 speed manual and automatic transmissions. And the diesel model is powered by the same 1.5 L i-DTEC Earth dreams motor as in the outgoing model. This motor produces 100 PS power and 200 Nm torque.and is paired to a 5 speed manual transmission. This diesel model also bears the credit of one of the most fuel efficient sedans in India and the most fuel efficient one in its segment (25.8 kmpl).

The AMAZE was the first Honda to come with a diesel engine. A giant brand like Honda with a diesel engine at such a tempting price !- it was far too appealing for the Indians. Thus it was just another piece of cake for this compact sedan to lure the Indian customers. Thus Honda sold over 80000 units across the sub-continent in the first year of its debut itself.

The Anniversary Edition bears a price tag of

  • VX- 7.08 Lakhs (P)  7.91 Lakhs(D)
  • S- 6.07 Lakhs(P)   7.04 Lakhs(D)
(All prices shown are Ex showroom)

Saturday, 12 April 2014

0 Royal Enfield Tour of Bhutan 2014 flagged off from Siliguri

Royal Enfield continues the 2014 rides calendar with the third edition of the Royal Enfield Tour of Bhutan. One of the marquee international rides organized by the company for Royal Enfield customers, the Tour of Bhutan is a 7 day motorcycling experience that will take the riders through some of the most scenic and picturesque terrains in the Land of Dragons. This year the Tour of Bhutan was flagged off by Mr. R.K Sachdeva, Regional Manager (West Bengal & North-East), Royal Enfield. 

The Tour of Bhutan is a motorcycling adventure in the Himalayan Kingdom that will traverse through the snow-capped mountain peaks in the eastern Himalayan ranges namely the black mountains and the Shivaliks. This year, 20 riders are journeying through the scenic hilly terrains and winding roads into the dragon’s lair, Bhutan. Riding on Royal Enfield motorcycles, these riders will be cruising through the country roads lined with orchards and rice fields, dotted with tiny villages and bustling marketplaces. Traffic on the roads is minimal but the terrain is challenging enough ensuring that the ride never gets boring. The participants start from Siliguri in West Bengal and ride to Thimpu from Darjeeling through Phuentsolling, Paro, Bumathang, Tashigang and finally return to Guwahati covering a distance of 1,500 kilometers on their Royal Enfield motorcycles. This non-competitive leisure motorcycling ride promises to be an unforgettable experience for the participants.

Speaking on the Tour of Bhutan, Shaji Koshy, Senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing, Royal Enfield said “The Tour of Bhutan is one of the most scenic rides in our tour calendar that promises unique sights and sounds of the Himalayan region. This marquee ride in the eastern region will have great roads and sweeping turns in the midst of picturesque landscapes that will provide a ‘pure motorcycling’ experience to each of our participants”

“The Tour of Bhutan flag off also coincides with Royal Enfield One Ride, a ride that celebrates every Royal Enfield rider, anywhere in the world. One Ride takes place on the first Sunday of every April and on this day we encourage all Royal Enfield owners across the world to ride their motorcycles with their friends and family” added Mr. Koshy. 

More than 100 riders across Darjeeling and Siliguri gathered at Siliguri to celebrate One Ride 2014. Enthusiastic participants travelled from Siliguri to Sevoke along with the Tour of Bhutan contingent.

One Ride 2014 was celebrated by over 3300 Royal Enfield customers and enthusiasts. All Royal Enfield company stores and dealerships across the country and abroad organized rides where customers were invited to ride together.
                                 
Royal Enfield regularly organizes rides across the country. The purpose of these rides is to bring together Royal Enfield enthusiasts from across the country and share the experience of riding together. The rides are planned through locations that give our loyalists that extra bit of thrill, excitement and that rejuvenation that comes while riding our motorcycles.
Hashtags:  #TOB2014 and #REOneRide

Friday, 11 April 2014

0 Volvo Penta signals commitment to India

Volvo Penta is demonstrating its dedication to the Indian market with the release of two new CPCB Stage II power generation engines, as well as a trip to Bangalore by the company’s president.

Volvo Penta President Björn Ingemanson is making his first visit to India to meet with journalists and other key stakeholders, as well as to herald the release of two new 16-liter Volvo Penta genset units that round out the company’s range of CPCB Stage II (similar to EU Stage IIIA) emissions-compliant engines.


With the new TWD1652GE and TWD1653GE engines, Volvo Penta now offers a CPCB Stage II-compliant range from 250 kVA (the 7-liter TAD754GE) to 600 kVA (TWD1652GE) and 650 KVA (TWD1653GE) on prime power. Durable and robust for optimum uptime, these new engines are also notable for their low fuel consumption and low total cost of ownership. But more than that, the TWD1652GE and TWD1653GE have a high power density, which enables them to compete with much larger engines from other manufacturers. And a smaller engine design often means easier installation for OEMs. The Volvo Penta CPCB Stage II engines have the same installation footprint as the current engine for minimal customer impact.

To coincide with the launch of the new engines, Volvo Penta President Björn Ingemanson will also meet with key OEMs and joint venture partners. Ingemanson will also be accompanied by Giorgio Paris, president of the company’s Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Region, and Lars Ljungqvist, senior vice president of planning, product development and purchasing. “In the near future, India will be one of our largest and most important industrial engine markets,” Ingemanson said. “By expanding our range of products suited to the Indian market, we are demonstrating our long-term commitment to this market and to our OEM partners. This trip allows us to meet with the local organization to learn more about this important market, as well as to continue discussions about production and further expansion with our joint venture partners.”

Volvo Penta is a global player in the off-road and powergen engine business, with a dealer and aftermarket network spanning 130 countries. As a member of the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta can also take advantage of the experience, research and development, and dealer network of its sister companies, including Volvo Construction Equipment and Volvo Trucks. Volvo Penta is already active in India with 5 and 8 liter base engine production taking place at the Volvo Eicher joint venture factory in Pithampur for markets with Tier 4 final requirement.

0 Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Replica coming to Kerala

After the Toyota MR2 Spyder to Ferrari F430 transformation, Kerala is going to get another perfect replica and that's a rare one. The Sesto Elemento. As per the news its going to Malappuram. There are already some local cars converted to Lamborghini by some custom shops in Kerala. But this time, a Lamborghini Replica to a Lamborghini itselft. The base model is a Gallardo LP560 and the replica is the Sesto Elemento. This work has been done by DC, so we can see perfection in every part.


The body is completley finished with matte black. Sesto Elementos are track focused , non-street legal cars but this car is a replica based on a Gallardo. So the owner wont have any issues with that. Well , this shows us that people in Kerala has a good taste in Replicas. Stay tuned to Autogadget for further details.





Credits - EISK77 & Team-bhp.com



Sunday, 6 April 2014

1 Nissan 350z - Autogadget Virtual Tuning

Nissan 350Z 

Colour - Bright Red
Front Bumper - Weber Sports
Hood - Custom


Top air intake - factory
Headlights - Spec D2
Side Skirts - Weber Sports


Wheels - ATS X-treme R19
Rear bumper - Xeigen
Rear lamps - Anzo


Rear Spoiler - GT
Vinyls - Monster Scratch
Lowered Suspension




Wednesday, 2 April 2014

0 Ford Sells 11,805 Vehicles in March

Ford India sold 11,805 vehicles in combined domestic wholesales and exports in March, up 57 percent from 7,499 vehicles in the same period last year. Domestic sales in March stood at 6,356 units, up from 5,271 units in the corresponding period last year. Reflecting Ford’s continued efforts to enhance India’s position as a centre of manufacturing excellence, Ford India exports continued to be strong, at 5,449 vehicles in March, up from 2,228 units last year.


“Cautious is how we should define the first quarter of 2014. The excise duty reduction has definitely been a positive step. As India gets set to vote, we look forward to such industry-friendly initiatives being sustained to support the important automotive sector,” said Vinay Piparsania, executive director of Marketing, Sales and Service at Ford India.Setting a new standard with a combination of contemporary, stylish design, versatile capability and fantastic value, the all-new Ford EcoSport emerged in March as India’s most-awarded vehicle ever, garnering more than 30 coveted industry awards in less than a year since its launch.

The all-new Ford EcoSport’s industry recognitions include 18 Car or SUV of the Year award honours, six Viewer’s or Reader’s Choice awards, and several awards for its globally acclaimed EcoBoost and SYNC® technologies as well as its compelling value-for-money proposition.

The EcoSport’s latest awards helped it to overtake the Ford Figo, which in its debut year had been recognized in the Limca Book of Records 2012 as India’s most-awarded car.


“Ford is confident of playing a significant part in the next phase of growth in India’s automotive industry,” Piparsania said. “We are thrilled with the response to our vehicles. As a mark of growing favourability amongst customers, it is a matter of pride to see a Ford vehicle become India’s Most Awarded Vehicle Ever yet again.”   

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

0 Autogadget Virtual Tuning - Pajero Sport

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport


Color - Pure Blue
Front Bumper - Zercon
Roof Scoop - Adb


Hoods - Ironbull
Side Skirts - Adb
Wheels - Enzo 101 R19


Rear bumper - Boulder Acc
Tail Lamps - Autoblitz
Top Spoiler - Vgt


Custom Eyelids
DRL's
Chrome Detailed side mirrors &door handles
Lowerd Suspension