Indian Motorcycle has started a teaser campaign on its social platforms with the #IndianGoesElite. This is the 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite that the company claims to be one of the most exquisite motorcycles ever made. And the reason behind claim is the meticulous efforts in painting the bagger along with 23k gold detailing on it. The 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite is a limited edition model and we at OVERDRIVE have learnt that only one unit of this classic will be launched in India.The 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite will be priced at Rs 60 lakh, on-road. This makes the Elite Rs 8 lakh more premium compared to the regular Roadmaster. The booking amount has been set at Rs 2.5 lakh and the single unit will be delivered next month in India. The 2018 Roadmaster Elite gets all-LED lights and loads of chrome on the front and the rear fenders. What makes it distinct from the regular offering is the custom-inspired two-tone candy paint with 23k gold leaf badging on the fuel tank. It also comes … [Read more...] about Exclusive: 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite to be launched in India in Feb 2018, priced at Rs 60 lakh
Selain dari membentangkan laporan prestasi industri automotif Malaysia untuk tahun 2017 hari ini, kementerian perdagangan antarabangsa dan industri (MITI) turut membayangkan situasi sektor berkenaan untuk tahun 2018.Bagi tahun 2018, pertumbuhan akan dijangka pada semua cabang. Jumlah produksi keseluruhan (TPV) dijangka akan meningkat sekitar 4% kepada 530,000 hingga 535,000 unit, manakala jumlah industri keseluruhan (TIV) pula diramalkan berada pada sekitar 586,000-591,000 unit, secara efektifnya meningkat 2% dari 2017. Untuk jumlah kenderaan baharu yang diiktiraf sebagai cekap tenaga (EEV) pula, ia turut dijangka akan meningkat pada tahun 2018. Tahun lalu, sejumlah 52% model baharu dari pasaran diiktiraf sebagai EEV, manakala angka berkenaan dijangka akan meningkat kepada 60% untuk tahun ini, dengan produksi yang akan meningkat sekitar 350,000 unit berbanding 308,807 pada 2017.Menterinya, Dato Seri Mustapa Mohamed menyatakan, kerajaan menjangkakan prestasi yang lebih tinggi akan dapat … [Read more...] about Industri automotif dijangka berkembang pada 2018 – EEV akan meningkat 60%, lebih peluang pekerjaan
At today’s updates on the Automotive Industry 2017 and Outlook in 2018 presentation held by the ministry of international trade and industry (MITI), projections for the coming year were offered along with the statistical overview for 2017.In 2018, growth is expected on all fronts. Total production volume (TPV) is expected to grow by around 4% to 530,000-535,000 units, while total industry volume (TIV) is anticipated to climb to around 586,000-591,000 units, effectively a 2% growth from 2017.In terms of Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) penetration, 2018 will see another increase, going up from the 52% in 2017 to 60%, with production of EEVs rising to around 350,000 units from the 308,807 in 2017.He added that the government expects to see higher achievements in 2018, especially in line with future global trends in the sector, including electric and hybrid vehicle growth.One new vehicle assembler will join the list this year, bringing the total to 28, and the industry will see nine … [Read more...] about Malaysian automotive industry outlook for 2018 – growth expected on all fronts, EEVs to climb to 60%
The Fusion Motor Company in Chatsworth California, manufactures “Eleanor” Mustangs that mimic the one from Gone in 60 Seconds. It’s safe to say these cars have become one of the most popular movie cars in the world, so much so that “Eleanor” is one of a handful of cars given movie character status. Though it is nothing new to own this piece of tinsel town, Fusion’s appointment as exclusive manufacturer takes these cars to the next level. HistoryYoel Wazana, president of Fusion, was inspired to start building these cars because he was a proud owner of an early Eleanor tribute car. He saw where improvements could be made, but his disappointment with the car ultimately lead to him selling it. “I loved the way it looked, but it had many issues,” said Yoel. “I like the Eleanor concept but wasn’t happy with the execution.”Yoel was later introduced to Denise Halicki through a mutual friend. If the name sounds familiar, she … [Read more...] about Order Your Own Eleanor, Before They’re Gone In 60 Seconds!
Vanderhall Motor Works offers what is sort of the budget alternative to the Morgan 3-Wheeler. With the Morgan EV3 on the way, Vanderhall is quick on the draw with its own two-seat electric trike, the Edison, which is currently on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.The specs on the Vanderhall Edison are impressive. Its dual AC motors provide 180 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. Weighing 1,400 pounds, it does a 0-60 print in a swift 4 seconds, less than half the time of the Morgan EV3. It also has significantly more range, going more than 200 miles on a single charge of its 30-kWh battery (compared to the EV3's 150-mile range). It has a top speed of 105 mph, and will pull 0.95g on a skidpad. The price of the Edison is just $34,950. "EVs have amazing performance advantages," said Vanderhall Marketing Director Daniel Boyer. "Offering an electric powertrain is in line with Vanderhall's focus on innovative, effortless performance. Our Venice model is … [Read more...] about Vanderhall Edison electric 3-wheeler does 0-60 in 4 seconds