0-400-0 in just 42 seconds!
Bugatti is known to break record since they introduced the Veyron in the year 2005 which was later succeeded by Chiron last year. After the Veyron broke a world record of being the fastest production car the Chiron too now walked on the same path and recently set a new World Record.
According to the reports, the Chiron recently broke the World Record for being the fastest production car to pull this driving manoeuvre. To make sure everything went according to plan the entire record attempt was supervised and certified by SGS-TÜV Saar, part of SGS. This team happens to be a world leader in inspection, testing, verification and certification.
The Chiron was able to complete the 0-400-0 km/h mark in just 41.96 seconds making it the fastest production car to reach the top speed of 400 km/h and then coming to a standstill by applying the brakes within the notified time. Former Formula 1 driver, Juan Pablo Montoya was behind the wheels of this car for this record attempt.
The show will commence from 16th September onward!
The doors to the 67th IAA International Motor Show will be open to the public from September 16th onward. As usual, you can expect some exciting new releases and alongside futuristic concept cars at the show.
What we are interested in is the facts how many cars from the Frankfurt Motor show are relevant for the Indian market. Thus we have picked 10 of the most exciting cars which will be displayed at the Auto show along with their details.
Click past the jump to know more about those cars which are relevant for our Indian market from the 67th IAA International Motor show.
Fastest Road legal production car from Mercedes is here!
Mercedes-Benz has launched their much-awaited flagship sports Coupe and drop top Roadster in India. The GT-R happens to be the road legal version of their award-winning GT3 race car also made quite a name for it by winning the Nürburgring 24-hour-race. The GT-R recently also broke all hell loose when it set a new record of fastest ever lap time on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the car was able to lap around the green hell in just 7:10.9 minutes thus earning the tag of being the fastest road going sports car ever tested. The car even won hearts here in India even before its launch by setting a new lap record around the Buddh International Circuit in just 2min 9.8sec.
The flagship Mercedes-AMG GT-R priced at INR. 2.23 crore ex-showroom while the Roadster variant has a sticker price of INR 1.19 crore (ex-showroom, India).
Compared to the AMG GT the AMG GT-R gets an active rear axle steering, intelligent lightweight construction and an active aerodynamic section in the underbody.
The actor is now a proud owner of a Rapide S
Yesterday Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh was spotted driving his brand new car which he gifted himself on his birthday. The actor turned 32 yesterday and do you think he could settle anything less than an Aston Martin? That’s right! The fun-loving actor who is also known for his weird dressing sense planned to gift himself a brand new Aston Martin Rapide S.
The actor was spotted picking up his girlfriend actress Deepika Padukone from her residence and went for dinner at a posh restaurant in the town in his new car. Now enough about Ranveer what we are interested in is his brand new Aston. Ranveer Singh now is a proud owner of a brand New Aston Martin Rapide S, and we always loved the choice of wheels that he has in his collections. Ranveer Singh already is a proud owner of a Jaguar XJ L while he later also bought a Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and GLS, rumours said that he also owns an Audi Q5 as well. However, the biggest gift that anyone can gift himself is an Aston Martin.
A Hooligan On Four Wheels
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has taken the covers off their latest monster. Based on the standard XE saloon this extreme performance Jaguar is capable of touching 321 km/h mark. The Project 8 is the second Jaguar collector’s edition car after the F-TYPE Project 7 introduced back in the year 2014.
So to explain the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 in few sentences, it’s a hand built four-door sedans which have a performance of a Supercar. This car is meant particularly for the driving enthusiast because it gets a huge 5.0 Litre supercharged V8 motor under its hood which will be capable of producing about 600 Ps of peak power and an equally impressive amount of torque. The sedan will be available worldwide in four-seat configuration. Jaguar will make only 300 examples worldwide, and you can expect atleast one or two to arrive in India as well. The car will be assembled at SVO’s Technical Centre in Coventry. The car will be making its first debut later this week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
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Almost every part of the Convertible was highlighted in this short video
Drop top sportscars always were little underestimated compared to their hardtop siblings. But that is definitely not the case with the Audi R8 Spyder. The German Auto manufacturer recently unveiled their most powerful and fastest production spec Convertible ever the R8 V10 Plus Spyder.
This is the same Audi R8 V10 with a soft rooftop which can be closed or opened within 20 seconds and can be operated upto speeds of 50 km/h. Both the R8 V10 Plus Coupe and the Convertible shares the same DNA including the heart. Powered by a 5.2 Litre FSI V10 unit capable of producing about 510 Hp of peak power and 620 Nm of torque this is the most powerful production spec engine that Audi ever built. The engine is paired to a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox which sends power to all the four wheels at the same time. Inside the cabin also looks identical to the Coupe variant you will get all the luxury that you find in an R8 and additionally it also gets Audi’s latest Virtual Cockpit infotainment system. Besides all that the R8 V10 plus Spyder also gets Audi’s R8’s signature carbon sideblade as well looks brilliant and also helps in the car’s aerodynamics. Talk about performance figures, and this convertible surely won’t disappoint, the R8 V10 Plus is capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h mark in 33 seconds while it can attain a top speed of 328 km/h mark.
This is the fastest series-production convertible model from the brand with the four rings
The Audi R8 V10 Plus is a major player of the R8 brand, and they recently rolled out the Spyder variant of the Coupe from the workshop of Audi Sport GmbH. According to their reports, this is the fastest series-production convertible model from the brand ever. Powered by a V10 unit and the Quattro permanent all-wheel drive this Spyder variant is surely a stunner.
This is the same R8 which comes with a soft top and few other modifications to increase the safety of the passengers inside while they are driving with the top open. Powering this beast is the same mid-mounted naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10 powerplant which also happens to be Audi’s most powerful series production engine. This unit is capable of producing almost 70 + Bhp more than the standard unit, and luckily for us Indians, Audi decided to introduce the R8 V10 Plus variant only instead of the standard variant. So you also expect The R8 V10 Plus Spyder also to be launched in the Indian market soon.
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Limited to just 500 units
Porsche has renamed their "Porsche Exclusive", the in-house workshop which is responsible for all those special edition cars that are exclusively made for customers to "Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur" located at the headquarters in Zuffenhausen. To celebrate the renaming Porsche perhaps unveiled this limited edition Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series which has been restricted to just 500 units worldwide.
So what could be the main reason behind Porsche launching this limited edition 911 Turbo S? Is it only because of the renaming of the "Porsche Exclusive", in-house workshop or could it be something else. Whatever may be the reason we definitely get to see another exclusive and perhaps the most desirable 911 ever made. What is even more fascinating is also the fact that for the first time the customers can now also get their hands on a matching Chronograph watch which has been designed by Porsche design that matches with the limited edition Sports car.
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The Huracan definitely is the best selling car of the Lamborghini lineup
Don’t get me wrong if I say that in the next few years the Huracan will become the top selling model in the Lamborghini lineup replacing their favourite now discontinued Gallardo. The Italian Sports car manufacturer recently rolled out chassis number 8,000, from their assembly line in Sant’Agata Bolognese.
Lamborghini introduced the Huracan back in 2014 as a replacement for their popular model Gallardo. Initially, Critics gave mixed reaction about this new Italian beauty and even raised doubts about its credibility. But as things settled the Huracan soon became favourite car amongst many automotive enthusiasts and even went on to replace the Gallardo and became the new wall poster for many.
Believe it or not within just three years of its launch Lamborghini already sold 8000 units of the Huracan almost reaching half way mark of its predecessor. Lamborghini was able to sell a total of 14, 022 units of the Gallardo since its launch which makes the Huracan the largest selling car in the Lamborghini history automatically.
Currently, the Huracan is available in five variants which include both coupe and spyder body style. There is also a wild Huracan Performante variant as well which is best suited for tracks. The entire Huracan range gets a 5.2 Litre V10 unit as standard. Available in three states of tune the V10 unit puts out about 510, 610 or 630bhp respectively depending on the variants. The Huracan can also opt in both rear wheel as well as an all-wheel drive option as well.
Although this is a 2004 model but there is something special about this mid-engine sportscar
During this weekend we have uploaded an article about John Cena’ latest car collection, and because it received a positive response from our readers, we are back once again with another news story about John Cena’s latest Car collection.
Like we already mentioned in our previous article that WWE Superstar John Cena is also a petrolhead and he owns several sweet and unique rides. Here in this video, you will actually watch his explaining all the details about his 2004 Ferrari 360 Spider.
John loved the 360 Spider when he joined WWE, but the Ferrari he owns is not just any car, but it comes with Scuderia Shields positioned on the quarter panel which is a 2000 dollar option available. Although it may look like a useless option, the sticker comes in handy when you sell the car because many buyers search for this kind of an option in a Ferrari. Inside the Ferrari gets Leather Daytona seats. The 360 Spider that Cena owns also gets stainless steel shifters. Powers comes from a 3.6 Litre Ferrari V8 engine which is capable of producing about 400 Hp of peak power the engine in this particular car is paired to a 6-speed manual transmission.
John personally loves this car for its revolutionary design back in its days and the pure sound of a Ferrari V8.
There are definitely no repeats and these are his latest car collection
We all know the tremendous amount of success that John Cena has achieved over all these years. From being the face of WWE to grabbing some good movie role offers, he is the one person who has done it all. There is no doubt in the fact that this gentle giant is definitely one of the most successful WWE superstars after the Rock both inside as well as outside the ring. Not only he has a tremendous fan following, but he is also known to be quite a gentleman himself.
Now what many of you don’t know is the fact that John Cena is also one huge car guy. He not only has some exclusive and one of its kind cars in his garage but he regularly maintains and drives them. Now we have seen many of his cars already on youtube and various other websites, but we have got some new videos where the Superstar himself is showing his newest car collection and also explaining all the features himself.
So if you are a John Cena fan, then you all will love to watch these new videos but if you are not then I am sure many Car fanatics will also envy his one of a kind car collection.
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This will perhaps be the most powerful M performance car from BMW
Only recently BMW has unveiled the Concept 8 Series Coupe in Italy and we all loved the fact that BMW is launching the production variant in 2018. The Concept 8 Series coupe gets many modern features on the outside where the occupants will get to enjoy all the luxury that the German Auto manufacturer provides on their top end cars.
BMW has now also previewed the prototype M variant of the 8 Series Coupe as well, called the M8 this Coupe would not only get M brands treatment both on the outside as well inside but will also be slightly powerful than the standard variant.
The reports state that the M8 will be unveiled in a driving presentation as part of the support programme for the Nürburgring 24-hour race. As expected the M8 will get all the Classical M features like a larger air intake towards the front restyled front grille, bigger brakes and a sports exhaust with four tailpipes which helps in signifying the booster power output and performance figures of the car. The car will inherit its genes from the production variant of the 8 Series Coupe but will get added trackability and some extra sharpness that we find in other M cars. This car will BMW’s M Brands flagship offering and thus will most probably also be their most powerful offering as well. Although, no details of the interior is out yet but expect it to get all the M brands treatment like sports seats M badges on the steering wheel, etc.
The new generation BMW M5 definitely bring a lot to the plate more powerful engine and 4 wheel drive are amongst few in the list
BMW has officially revealed details of their upcoming M5 sedan even before its launch. The sixth generation of this popular sporty machine will be launched in the coming months and according to the official statement will get the M xDrive system, which is BMW’s term for the all-wheel drive system. Apart from the enhanced performance, the new generation M5 will also get better everyday practicality at the same time.
For the first time in BMW M5 history, the sports sedan will get all wheel drive system with the Active M Differential. The drivetrain, in particular, has been reinforced for greater rigidity and strength which will help in assisting the high torque, rear-biased configuration and 2WD option. Apart from all these hardware changes the new M5 also gets a redesigned cockpit as well which comes with a driver focussed cockpit and a free standing control display.
Now just like it’s more sober sibling 5-series expect the M5 sedan also to lose weight and also gain new engines. It’s been confirmed that the new generation M5 will get the latest version of 4.4 Litre V8 unit which also features M Twin Turbo power technology. There is no doubt that this new engine is more powerful than its predecessor regarding power and torque output.
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The flagship sports car from Jaguar gets a completely new 2.0 Litre Petrol engine and subtle exterior and interior updates
Jaguar has decided to update the F-Type for the year 2017, the car may not look old, but it has been on sale in the market for almost five years now. Although there are not many changes made to the updated model it does become more economical. We explain how? Back at the 2017 New York Auto Show Jaguar has revealed an entirely new smaller displacement four-cylinder engine which joins the lineup of other powerful engines of the F-Type. Besides the engine, the exterior, as well as the interior too, received few subtle cosmetic updates as well.
Now, this new four-pot 2.0 Litre turbocharged petrol engine will also power some other Jaguar-Land Rover products as well for this year. This drivetrain comes with many advanced technologies as well and apart from F-Type this 2.0 Litre unit will also power the XE and the XF. This is also the engine which will also sit under the hood of the entry level Range Rover Velar.
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