Meet The Fastest Production Car The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: Video
Dodge once again proved that Petrol cars could be faster than electric vehicles. All you need to go fast is power; No don’t get me wrong because until now e knew that Tesla Model S P100D is the fastest production car on this planet which can sprint from 0-100 km/h mark in just 2.5 seconds beating many supercars. But Fiat Chrysler-owned car brand Dodge claims that they have just released the fastest production car in the form of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.
That’s right Dodge once again proved that Muscle cars can quickly believe it or not but this Dodge Challenger can sprint from 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h mark) in just 2.3 seconds. This beats of a car is powered by 6.2-liter HEMI Demon V-8 motor, which is capable of producing about 840 horsepower and 770 pounds-feet of torque which also makes this the most powerful Muscle car ever built. The engine is an upgraded version of the ones used in the Hellcat. Dodge has improved the supercharger, pistons, rods, valve train and fuel injection system to generate all that extra power.
This street legal car will be sold in limited numbers. If we talk about performance, the Dodge Demon is the only car which covered Quarter-mile in just 9.65 seconds at 140 mph. The car also holds the record for doing for longest wheelie from a standing start by a production car at 2.92 feet enough to enlist its name in the Guinness World Records. If you are still not happy with that, then this is also the only car which registered the highest g-force (1.8 g) ever recorded at launch in a production car.
Like we already said that the production of this car is limited to just 3,000 vehicles for the United States and about 300 vehicles for Canada.
2017 Jeep Compass
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after a long delay finally made their India debut back in 2016 with two exciting products which included the Wrangler and the Grand Cherokee. Both these SUV’s were sold in the Indian market via the CBU route and thus were expensive and well above the reach of many. However, that is all going to change now because Jeep has decided to launch a new SUV which is well within reach of buyers.
Jeep has unveiled the Compass SUV in India today, and the best part is that the compact SUV is made in India product which also means that the new product will also be priced quite aggressively as well. The brands first locally assembled at their Ranjangaon facility in Maharashtra from June onward. The new Jeep Compass replaces the old Compass and Patriot SUV in the International market, and apart from the Indian market, the same SUV is also produced in some other Countries as well. However, the good news is that India will be mother hub for right-hand drive Compass SUV from where it will also be exported to some other right-hand drive markets as well. For all your information the Compass SUV is offered with 17 engine options for different markets of the world.
Now that Jeep Compass is revealed in the Indian market below provided are all the details that you need to know about this new SUV
Triumph Bonneville Bobber vs Harley Davidson Roadster
The influence both these people have on us is simply a matter of a little sparse, a little spare, and an exercise in understatement. We just love it when we see either of them on our streets, and without a doubt being some of the world’s oldest motorcycle manufacturers, they’ve become the jack of their trades. Both Harley-Davidson and Triumph have ever been at the neck of each other and giving us products of exclusivity at its best.
For 2017, they take the game up a notch and have sounded all bells and whistles. Having a rich heritage to back them up with their newfound designs, both Harley and Triumph have created pieces of modern art that look too good to be true. They may have in some way or the other taken inspiration from each other to give birth to what could be some of the best looking iterations of their iconic brands vis-à-vis the Sportster series and the Bonneville range.
Both these machines have been launched on our soil, both of them cost the same, both of them have similar engine sizes, and both of them are the next big thing for their family lineage. Here is our extensive though on how these two modern machines live up to their iconic silhouettes.
Get ready to pay heavy penalties next time you break a law on Indian roads.
Thinking of jumping the signal, or taking a chance at not wearing a helmet while riding? Well, think again. Because if you are caught with not following the rules, you will have to pay not one, not two, but up to twenty times the penalty you would have paid till yesterday.
Yes, the Lok Sabha has passed a bill that implements a new set of amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, which was introduced in August 2016. The changes to the bill were approved by the Union Cabinet Ministers on March 31, and on April 10 the bill was passed in the Lok Sabha.
Massive Sinkhole In Chennai Mount Road Swallows A Bus & A Car: Video
A Honda City sedan and a bus met with an accident in a bizarre incident on Sunday Morning at one of Chennai’s most prominent area Anna Salai. Both these vehicles as you can clearly see in this video trapped in a huge crater that had formed in the area. Fortunately, none of the occupants of the Bus or the Sedan was injured in the accident. As you clearly see in the video that the hole formed on the road is so big that it almost swallowed the entire car while the front of the bus too was completely swallowed by the massive crater.
The reports suggest that the incident took place at the Metro railway constructional site. The particular area has been dug up for to set the metro tunnels and the loose soil has caused the upper portion of the land to sink in. However, the Government officials are investigating the matter and surveying the entire area once again. The traffic, however, was once again back on track the very next day. The reports suggested that the sinkhole is 5 metres wide and 10 metres in length and at a depth of 2metres.
After the incident both the vehicles were removed from the sinkhole with the help of a crane.
Hyundai Updates Eon Hatchback With A New Touchscreen Infotainment System
Hyundai has silently introduced a sports edition of their entry level Eon hatchback. The Eon Sports edition gets some styling updates on its exterior while the big surprise comes in the form of a new touchscreen infotainment system inside the cabin. The prices for the Hyundai Eon Sports edition start at INR. 3.88 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) for the Era plus trim while the Eon Magna Plus trim priced at INR. 4.14 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The changes to the exterior look minimal; this special edition model get a side body moulding which will help protect the side profile from any scratches; the other change comes in the form of new roof rails. On the inside, this trim now gets an entirely new touchscreen infotainment system. The 6.2-inch touchscreen system AV system gets phone link which means the occupants inside can connect their Smartphone and access the navigation system and also play music directly.
The touchscreen system definitely will enhance the convenience and style quotient of the hatchback. The hatchback introduced back in 2011, and this is the first time that Hyundai has included a touchscreen infotainment system. The Eon is the second entry level hatch now after the Renault KWID which offers a touchscreen infotainment system now.
There are no mechanical changes made to this edition, and thus the Eon continues to be powered by the same 0.8-litre iRDE three-cylinder petrol engine that produces 56 PS at 5,500 rpm and 74.53 Nm of torque. The engine paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. The more powerful 1.0 Liter unit surprisingly does not get this option. The hatchback offered in base D-Lite, D-Lite+, Era+, Magna+, Sportz+ and Magna+ (O) (O) trim levels. However, the Sports trim is provided with Era+ and Magna+ trim levels only.
The White Polar is the only colour option available with the Hyundai Eon Sports edition.
6 New Cars Launching in The Month Of April-May 2017
We started the year 2017 on a positive note, in the past three months car enthusiasts have seen plenty of new launches from some of the renowned manufacturers. The car sales too have gone up which definitely is also good news for the car manufacturers.
Below provided are the list of cars which will be launching within the next two months in India. We must inform you that there are plenty of exciting cars which are entering the Indian market and we have thus differentiated all these cars according to their price and segment.
How does motorcycle insurance work in India?
"There is no mankind known who hasn’t sensed the happiness I was feeling right now" is the thought going through every rider who is enjoying every second on his favourite motorcycle. But all is not sweet, especially when you are involved in an accident. This is where an insurance cover can make or break you. If you are insured, you are saved for the day but if you are not, then hope god saves you.
Being a mandatory issue in the country (thankfully), every motorcycle owner should carry an insurance policy for him and his vehicle. A two-wheeler insurance is an excellent cost saving method to protect yourself from shelling out money from your pocket when you have been involved in an unforeseen event like an accident, theft or natural disaster.
We here at Top Speed always promote safe riding and helping you out in understanding the two-wheeler insurance game takes the same amount of importance as wearing a helmet while riding. Read out our comprehensive handout on this and ride with peace of mind.
2017 Datsun GO+ Anniversary Edition
Datsun has now become a household name in the Indian market and is known to provide some of the well-packaged products at a very low price. To celebrate their three years in the Indian market Datsun has introduced a special edition of their existing product the GO+. Datsun GO+ is the only family car priced under 5 Lakh mark which provides 7 seats for its occupants inside. The Go+ is the second product from Datsun to cater the Indian market.
The GO+ was designed to fulfil the needs of people who wanted a slightly bigger car for to accommodate a family of 7 persons. Datsun hasn’t made any massive changes to the exterior or interior of the GO+ MPV. However, the GO+ MPV is slightly wider and higher than the standard GO hatchback and also has a little longer wheelbase as well than the standard GO hatchback. Talking about this special edition GO+ Anniversary Edition Although the car hasn’t received any changes under the hood it undoubtedly has received plenty of cosmetic updates to keep things fresh and new.
Click past jump to read more about the Datsun GO+ Anniversary Edition
BMW Motorrad India is in business starting today.
BMW Motorrad has not necessarily been a household name. With them costing a bomb to import and maintaining them was a nightmare for the complexity the Bavarian company had put into them. But things are up for a change as we speak and by the time you will be reading this piece, BWW is busy setting up its exclusive showrooms across four cities in India.
BMW Motorrad has also published the ex-showroom prices for all the models the German manufacturer has seen it fitting to get them into the country. While doing this, BMW Motorrad has also officially announced their start of business in India from today.
5 Quick Points About The Soon To Be Launched Ford Figo & Aspire Sport Models
It’s still not official yet, but Ford will be launching a Sportier variant of their existing hatchback Figo and compact sedan Figo Aspire soon in India. This slightly sportier variant of the hatchback and compact sedan will go on sale as a special edition model. The car was recently also spotted at a dealership which clearly showed that the car had received some cosmetic updates to its exterior.
The Figo Sport although won’t receive any mechanical changes under the hood and thus both the Figo hatchback and the Figo Aspire sedan will continue to be offered with three engine options under the hood including two petrol and a diesel mill.
Below provided are 5 quick points that you need to know about the upcoming Ford Figo hatch and Figo Aspire Sports sedan
4 Brave Indian Women 24 Countries 1 Epic Journey!
Dr Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur, flagged off ‘XPD 24-70’ mission to raise funds for the Rotary India Literacy Mission and also to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Indian Independence. The Journey flagged off from Imphal, and four brave women Rotarians have participated in this one epic road trip.
The team of four Adventurous women Meenakshi Aravind (from Coimbatore), Mookambika Rathinam (from Pollachi), Ruckmani V and Priya Rajpal (from Mumbai) picked the Tata Hexa as their weapon of choice to complete the ‘XPD 24-70’ mission.
This epic journey started from Coimbatore India and will end in London, traversing through 8 time zones, 24 Countries and a total of 24, 000 Kms. This drive is being aimed at the longest Literacy Drive. This drive will have events held across several cities across all the 24 Countries to not only promote women literacy but also to support Rotary initiated program T-E-A-C-H.
To complete this Journey, Tata Motors have sponsored an automatic variant of their recently introduced Hexa Crossover along with service and support for their epic voyage. The Tata Hexa comes with a combination of design, comfort and off-road and on-road capabilities. Powered by a 2.2-litre VARICOR 400 diesel engine, which is capable of delivering an impressive 156 Ps of peak power and 400 Nm of torque. The Hexa Crossover also offers four different driving modes as well which include Auto, Comfort, Dynamic and Rough Road which helps in seamless drive through some tough terrains. For this ultimate thrill seeking journey, the car used here is equipped with accessories like a roof platform, a canopy, luggage bags, high lift jack, shovel, jerry can, a navigation unit and a wireless charger.