Sixth. That's Shane van Gisbergen's worst finishing position in a circuit race since September last year. The Kiwi has been in the form of his life for the past seven months. It started by winning his first Bathurst 1000 in October last year. He then flew straight home to New Zealand, jumped in an AP4-spec Mitsubishi Mirage and won the Battle of Jacks Ridge rally. If gravel rallying wasn't diverse enough, van Gisbergen hung around for the New Zealand Grand Prix at Hampton Downs in January. He hadn't raced a Toyota Racing Series car in well over a decade and is several feet taller than most single-seater jockeys. His fire extinguisher went off right before the race and he had to start from pitlane, but he won the race. In February he went back to Bathurst and won both heats of the Supercars season-opening Mount Panorama 500. Exactly a fortnight before the next round at Sandown, he took a tumble off his mountain bike and broke his collarbone and three ribs. Immediate … [Read more...] about How van Gisbergen’s Supercars win streak stacks up in the history books
You vs the Disco Volante she told you not to worry about. Keen readers will likely have heard of the Touring Superleggera Disco Volante . Based on the underpinnings of the Alfa Romeo 8C , this beast was equally rapid as it was nice to look at. That’s all well and good, but the Italian coachbuilder has another vehicle in the pipeline to celebrate its 95th anniversary. While Touring isn’t a household name, the Italian design house played an important hand in some of the most iconic vehicles of all time. The company had humble beginnings with styling and building sports cars for Alfa Romeo. However, things quickly changed after they designed the Aston Martin DB5 and DB6, along with the first Lamborghini ever made, the 350 GT . Gallery: Rare Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Spyder Could Be Yours 15 Photos In deviation from the standard lineup of front-engined … [Read more...] about Touring Superleggera Teases Mid-Engine 95th Anniversary Car
Home Off beat oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Updated: Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 10:42 [IST] A car salesman from India becomes the NBA Hall Of Famer. Nav Bhatia, an India based in Canada has earned the prestigious honour in NBA's history. His name was added to the Hall Of Fame without him playing or coaching or even owning a team. Here is Nav Bhatia's inspirational story. Nav Bhatia was born and raised in New Delhi, India. He completed his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical in Delhi and had to leave the country due to the Anti-Sikh riots in the year 1984. He settled in Canada. For an immigrant with a Turban and a beard, Nav's life in Canada did not have a good start. Despite being a Mechanical Engineer, he failed to find a job. After filling out and hundreds of job applications, he finally found a job as a car salesman in a rough part of the town. The hate from the community at that time did not bring down … [Read more...] about Car Salesman From India In NBA’s Hall Of Fame: Introducing Nav Bhatia’s Inspirational Story
Home Two wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 17:58 [IST] Suzuki launched the much-awaited 2021 Hayabusa Supersport motorcycle in the Indian market. Within days after its launch, the new Hayabusa has been sold out in the country. The motorcycle retails at Rs 16.40 lakh, ex-showroom (India). Suzuki imported only 101 units of the 2021 Hayabusa in its first lot. Days after its launch all the 101 units have been sold out in the country. Out of the three colours options offered on the motorcycle, White was the first colour to get sold out. These first 101 customers will also receive a free rear seat cowl from the company. The company will soon start deliveries of the motorcycle in the country. Further bookings for all the Hayabusa is on hold. The next lot is expected to arrive sometime in August this year and will be open for booking again at the time in the country. … [Read more...] about 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa Sold Out In India Within Days After Launch: Here Is Why!
It's only done 68 miles since leaving the factory. Under normal circumstances, this small silver sedan would go unnoticed to even the most discriminating auto enthusiast. It's a Plymouth Neon after all, a vehicle generally considered hopelessly average in the best of circumstances. This isn't just any Neon though. Aside from having a full leather interior and extremely low miles for a 20-year-old car, it also happens to be the very last Plymouth vehicle ever built. And now, it can be yours. So what's the story of this final Plymouth? It's currently up for auction at Bring a Trailer , where it's described as being a fully optioned LX with one notable exception that driving enthusiasts will appreciate. In place of an automatic transmission is a five-speed manual, doling out all 132 horsepower (98 kilowatts) produced by the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to the front wheels. As for the other options, yes you could get a Neon with features like leather seats and an in-dash CD … [Read more...] about Last Plymouth Ever Sold Is A Posh 2001 Neon LX, And It’s For Sale