Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 13:28 [IST] The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has proposed a new system for vehicle registration in the country. The new system will allow free movement of personal vehicles across any state in India upon relocation. The new rule is being proposed for Defence, Central /State Govt, Central/ State PSUs and Pvt sector Cos/organizations employees. However, the company has to have offices in 5 or more States or UTs to become eligible for the new vehicle registration policy. The motor vehicle tax under the new registration scheme will be levied for two years or in multiple of two, as per the proposal. MoRTH has proposed a new ‘IN' series registration plate, which will indicate the vehicles nationwide registration validity for eligible private owners. The government organization has asked States/UTs to offer … [Read more...] about MoRTH Proposes New All-India Vehicle Registration Policy: Plans To Introduce ‘IN’ Series Plates
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A couple of images with a one-off Ferrari F12 Berlinetta called "TRS" have surfaced the web. A couple of images with a one-off Ferrari F12 Berlinetta called "TRS" have surfaced the web. Ferrari's Special Projects division has been quite busy lately with one-off models such as the SP12 EC , SP America , SP FFX and now photographs with a new model called F12 TRS have emerged. Details are limited at this moment but we notice the vehicle adopts a targa open-top configuration and looks more aggressive (and perhaps better) than the regular Berlinetta. According to Jalopnik , the special model was commissioned by a wealthy customer who was willing to pay no less than 4.2M USD which would make the LaFerrari chump change at 1.4M USD. Besides looking a lot different compared to the standard F12, the guys from FerrariChat are indicating this vehicle has been fitted with an F1-inspired KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) which means that for a limited amount of time the car … [Read more...] about Ferrari F12 TRS one-off packs KERS and costs 4.2M USD
The Canadian star won races in Formula BMW, Formula Atlantic, GP3, Formula 3, A1GP, Formula 2 and won the Formula Renault 3.5 Series which earned him a Formula 1 testing role. However, without the necessary funding to become an F1 test driver, Wickens stepped off the open-wheel ladder to spend six seasons in the DTM series (where he scored six wins) before joining the IndyCar Series for 2018. Belying his rookie status, he scored a pole and four podium finishes in his first 13 races, took Rookie of the Year honors at the Indy 500, and lay sixth in the championship when a horrific crash in the 14 th round at Pocono in August left him with a thoracic spinal fracture, fractures to both legs, both hands, a forearm, an elbow and four ribs. Wickens was second at Mid-Ohio in 2018, his final completed IndyCar Series race. Photo by: Michael L. Levitt / Motorsport Images Today Wickens tested a racecar for the first time since the accident , which occurred when he was 29, … [Read more...] about Wickens still aims to return to “elite level” of motorsport
Which Audi is the quickest? Can Audi’s largest sedan keep up with its fastest wagon ever? Well to find out the Carwow team gathered up the Audi S8 and Audi RS6 Wagon for a drag race. Can the Audi S8 luxury sedan lay down impressive numbers on the drag strip to compete with the brand new RS6 wagon? Let’s find out. The Audi RS6 is one of the most exciting cars to come out in the last decade. This brand new super wagon features the latest in drivetrain technology which combines a twin-turbo engine to a mild 48-volt hybrid system in the name of performance and efficiency. The 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 in the Audi RS6 produces 591 horsepower (440 Kilowatts) and 590 lb-ft (800 Newton-Meters)of torque. The RS6 uses its mild hybrid system to get the get off the line during a start-stop scenario and as torque fill to reduce the impact of turbo lag. This powerful engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission which sends power to all four wheels using Audi’s superb Quattro … [Read more...] about Can Audi S8 Keep Up With The RS6 Super Wagon?
Forgot hot hatches, this thing is practically steaming. Fiat’s engineers probably never considered the 500 Abarth making 405 horsepower (320 kilowatts), but the extensive tuning program Germany’s Pogea Racing has proved that the outlandish idea could work with a vehicle the company calls the Ares. A carbon fiber widebody kit is a fitting aesthetic symbol that this hot hatch is now boiling over. Pogea sticks with a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder for the Area, but the list of modifications for the engine to make 405 hp and 328 pound-feet (445 Newton-meters) mean that there aren’t many stock components left. The firm fits components like forged pistons, a bigger turbo, a new camshaft, reinforced valve springs, higher flow fuel injectors, and parts for improved cooling. A reinforced five-speed manual transmission housing, revised clutch, and aluminum flywheel make sure that the gearbox can take so much extra grunt. “In order to realize this project, hardly a … [Read more...] about Pogea Racing’s Fiat 500 Abarth Packs 405 HP Into Carbon Fiber Widebody