Home Four wheelers oi-Rahul Nagaraj By Rahul Nagaraj Updated: Monday, February 1, 2021, 13:04 [IST] Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a new Vehicle Scrappage Policy during her presentation of the Union Budget 2021. In her speech, Nirmala Sitharaman stated that the new vehicle scrappage policy will phase out all old and unfit vehicles. The new policy will also improve sales and manufacturing of more fuel-efficient and environment-friendly vehicles, while also cutting down on the country's import bills. The Finance Minister also stated that the new vehicle scrappage policy will be based on the fitness tests of both personal and commercial vehicles. The new policy once implemented will encourage scrapping personal vehicles older than 20 years. Similarly, the life of commercial vehicles in the country will now be set for 15 years. Owners of such vehicles are said to receive a … [Read more...] about Union Budget 2021: Vehicle Scrappage Policy Announced By Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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A snowy drive in the Purosangue. Based on an Instagram video from Stephan Barral we see the upcoming Ferrari Purosangue SUV testing on the snowy roads of Sweden. Ferrari’s first SUV has a lot to prove to brand faithful and decerning SUV shoppers who have their pick from every major brand. This critical vehicle will be the most practical Ferrari ever built and will offer customers the chance to use their Ferrari every single day rain or shine.A recent spy video shows the Purosangue navigating some very snowy roads in Sweden during winter testing. This commitment to all-weather useability makes the Purosangue one of the most interesting modern Ferraris which can now handle all conditions. It’s tough out there. The other day I wanted to drive my Ferrari 488 Pista to pick up some groceries at Whole Foods but then a snowstorm hit and then I realized there’s no room for groceries in the Ferrari. This issue cannot stand and thankfully Ferrari is cooking … [Read more...] about Has The Ferrari Purosangue SUV Been Spied?
Ex-MotoGP rider Hernandez stepped over to WSBK this year with Lucio Pedercini's customer Kawasaki outfit after losing his Moto2 seat with the AGR team part way through the '17 campaign.Hernandez was absent from the Magny-Cours round last weekend, replaced by Superstock racer Jeremy Guarnoni.It has since been reported that Hernandez was unable to secure a hotel room due to arriving late, and thus returned home without competing. The team, which announced in August it would be retaining the Colombian for next year, has now confirmed it will replace Hernandez with his former future teammate Gabriel Ruiu for the final rounds in Argentina and Qatar. Ruiu said: “I am very happy for this occasion. I will do my best trying to learn as much as possible from the best pilots in the world.“They will be two races that will have the value of a test of prestige, I thank Lucio Pedercini for giving me this opportunity.”Hernandez has endured a largely lacklustre debut WSBK campaign, … [Read more...] about Hernandez sacked by Superbike team after hotel mix-up
Hernandez switched over to the production-based series at the start of the year after an abortive Moto2 campaign with the AGR squad in 2017, following the loss of his Aspar MotoGP seat at the end of the previous year.The Colombian lies 18th in the standings with a best finish of 11th, having been forced to skip the Donington Park round due to visa issues.Now it has been confirmed that Hernandez, who briefly returned to MotoGP in a test outing for Tech 3 Yamaha at Sepang at the start of the year, will stay with Pedercini for a second WSBK campaign next year. "Yonny is a professional, a very careful, collaborative and professional rider," said team boss Lucio Pedercini. "He is gradually becoming more confident with the bike and the team. "I see him very motivated and focused, he is the rider I strongly wanted for this season and that I immediately confirmed for the next season."Pedercini will expand to a second bike for 2019 for Superstock 1000 rider Gabriele Ruiu.The Italian teenager … [Read more...] about Hernandez gets second WSBK season with Pedercini
Porsche ambassador Mark Webber drove a prototype and he loved it. The 718 and 911 sports car lineups remain at the core of Porsche, but the Zuffenhausen brand has greatly expanded its portfolio to lure in different customers. There are no fewer than three SUVs (Macan, Cayenne, Cayenne Coupe) that carry the Porsche crest, along with the Panamera liftback/wagon duo and the Taycan electric sedan . In a few weeks, the portfolio will further grow with the addition of the Taycan Cross Turismo. Initially teased as a concept car during the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, the zero-emissions wagon in production form is inching closer. Porsche took to Instagram to reveal brand ambassador and former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber had the opportunity to drive a thinly camouflaged prototype. The 44-year-old Australian professional racing driver says the reveal will take place within the next two months. Gallery: 2022 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo teasers 4 Photos … [Read more...] about Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Teaser Announces Reveal Is Coming Soon