The engine screams. This new spy video doesn't provide a good look at the upcoming Chevrolet Corvette Z06 , but it offers a fantastic opportunity to hear the V8 engine. Judging by the sound, the engineers are finetuning the performance machine's launch control system. The Corvette Z06's driver stops on the test track several times to bounce off the rev limiter and launch down the road. The engine loves to rev and has the high-pitched sound that we usually associate with European supercars using a flat-plane crankshaft. In several instances, the tires chirp after the shift to second gear. Gallery: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C8 Spy Shots With Wing 4 Photos This fits with the rumor of the Z06 using a version of the 5.5-liter V8 from the C8.R race car . The engine has dual overhead camshafts and a flat-plane crank. Rumors suggest it might have a redline at 9,000 rpm or maybe even higher. The mill … [Read more...] about Turn Your Volume Up: Corvette Z06 Caught Testing Full Acceleration Runs
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Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Published: Friday, May 7, 2021, 11:05 [IST] Earlier this year, Skoda globally unveiled its all-new Kushaq SUV in India. The new Skoda Kushaq is the brand's first product to be part of the 'India 2.0 Project'. The SUV also debut's Volkswagen Group's MQB A0 IN platform, developed specifically for the Indian market. However, according to the latest report by Rushlane , the Kushaq has been spotted testing in Khopoli in Maharashtra. As seen in the spy images, the SUV is without any wraps. The new Skoda Kushaq is based on the brand's VISION IN concept SUV, first showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. Also, this could be a mid-variant of the SUV as a smaller touchscreen has been spotted on the Kushaq. Coming to the design of the new Skoda Kushaq, the SUV features the brand's latest design philosophy. It comes with sharp and aggressive styling elements all around. The front … [Read more...] about Skoda Kushaq And Volkswagen Taigun Spied Testing Together: Here’s Everything You Need To know!
Home Four wheelers lekhaka-Athul z By Athul Z Updated: Thursday, May 6, 2021, 18:35 [IST] The Tata Altroz has overtaken the Hyundai i20 in terms of sales numbers for the first time since its introduction in the Indian Market. This is despite the fact that the current Hyundai i20 is the latest car among the two. By selling 6,649 units, the Tata Altroz has become the country's second-highest-selling premium hatchback in the month of April 2021. In the month of April 2021, the Indian market witnessed a decline in car sales across all segments due to the second wave of the pandemic and the lockdowns and curfews associated with it. It was the Hyundai i20 that suffered the highest decline of sales in its segment by selling just 5,002 units in April 2021 compared to 9,045 units sold in March 2021. Rank Model Apr'21 Mar'21 Growth (%) 1 Maruti Baleno 16,384 21,217 -23 2 Tata Altroz 6,649 … [Read more...] about Premium Hatchback Sales In April 2021: Tata Altroz Outsells Hyundai i20
An investor presentation reveals upcoming new Hyundai products. With the launch of the Palisade Calligraphy , Hyundai has a near-premium player in the SUV segment. It’s a stylish seven-seat utility with room for seven, an optional all-wheel-drive system, and powerful engines. Still a relatively new model, the Palisade is set to receive a facelift next year, according to a Hyundai Motor Company investor presentation. Page 4 of the presentation reveals a refreshed Palisade will come at some point in 2022 and will be joined by a facelifted Sonata sedan. It’s difficult to say which model will arrive first, and there might be a possibility for a joint market launch. Interestingly, the two refreshed vehicles will be accompanied by new generations ix35 and Grandeur, though these are most likely only for the South Korean market. Gallery: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy 16 Photos … [Read more...] about Hyundai Palisade And Sonata Will Be Facelifted In 2022
Motor1.com sits down with one of the world's top stunt drivers. It's a dream job — spinning, sliding, jumping, and crashing cars on the sets of the biggest film and TV productions and in front of live audiences all over the world. Chris Morena is one man who is living that dream. Morena's credits include the fourth Transformers film and the famous final episode of the hit TV series Breaking Bad, but it is as one of the world's leading stunt drivers where the New York native made his name. He began his career in the 1990s, training in Connecticut, before becoming a part of the touring Hollywood Stunt Show that was backed by Toyota, and later Ford. 'I worked nine seasons with Toyota and then Ford, and literally worked from the ground up,' Morena recalled. 'I washed the cars, I [then] started doing some of the easier stunts, then five years later I started doing the car driving and car crashes. That was a seasonal gig, we'd go to state and county fairs in America and we'd put … [Read more...] about From Mickey Mouse to muscle cars