Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Updated: Friday, March 5, 2021, 14:14 [IST] BMW India has open bookings for the much-awaited BMW M340i xDrive from today. The sports sedan will be available in limited units. The pre-launch bookings are exclusively being accepted at BMW online shop for Rs 1 lakh. Additionally, the first 40 M340i customers will be offered a specially curated Driver Training at an iconic race track in India. This enables an opportunity for customers to master the racing line skills with the help of BMW Certified trainers. Owners will be able to extract the maximum performance of their M340i and tame their machines. Speaking about the sports sedan itself, the M340i xDrive features a muscular design with sleek-looking headlamps with integrated DRLs, the brand's distinctive kidney grille, aggressive bumpers at both ends, rear spoiler and 18-inch alloy wheels; among others. … [Read more...] about BMW M340i xDrive Bookings Open Ahead Of India Launch: Comes Slideways Ready!
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It will be 201 inches (5.1 meters) long. Rumors of a larger Defender emerged even before Land Rover revived the legendary off-roader in September 2019. Company executives have now officially confirmed a three-row derivative is in the pipeline and will be on sale within the next 18 months. Known as the Defender 130 , the more spacious SUV "will hit a sweet spot in North America, China and also the Middle East, which we're not yet touching," according to Chief Financial Officer Adrian Mardell. According to an internal document from a couple of years ago, the more family-friendly derivative will retain the 119-in (3,022-mm) wheelbase of the Defender 110 while stretching the overall length by about 13 inches (342 millimeters) to 201 inches (5,100 millimeters). The same document referred to the Defender 130 as being a "premium explorer" with eight seats. Gallery: Land Rover Defender 110 V8 44 Photos … [Read more...] about Three-Row Land Rover Defender 130 Confirmed, On Sale Within 18 Months
Haas F1 driver Grosjean was involved in a huge accident on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix at the end of November that saw the chassis of his car tear in two, leaving the main monocoque lodged within a barrier. A huge fire was sparked during the accident, but Grosjean was able to escape from the fire with no serious injuries, sustaining burns to his hands upon escaping the cockpit. The FIA confirmed it would be launching a full investigation into the accident, the report of which has now been published. “The car suffered extensive damage during the impact including separation of the power train assembly from the survival cell,” the report reads. “The fuel tank inspection hatch on the left-hand side of the chassis was dislodged and the engine fuel supply connection was torn from the fuel tank ‘safety bladder’; both providing primary paths for the escape of fuel from the tank. “The driver safety equipment including helmet, HANS and safety harness as well as the … [Read more...] about FIA reveals cause of Grosjean’s Bahrain fireball in crash report
He previously worked on the cabins of the latest Tahoe and Yukon. The next-gen Ford Mustang is supposed to arrive for the 2023 model year . There aren't too many details about it yet, but new info possibly reveals the senior designer responsible for the interior and exterior styling. A user on the Mustang 6G forum found the LinkedIn profile for Aiden Chang-il Lee showing him as the person responsible for the new pony car's look. Motor1.com reached out to Ford to find out the role of a senior designer for crafting the look of a vehicle within the company. These folks contribute to a vehicle's design but aren't managing a team of people. It's a mid-level position in the hierarchy of designers. Gallery: Ford Mustang Test Mule Spy Photos 12 Photos While Chang-il Lee doesn't have immediate name recognition, he's a veteran design with previous stints at … [Read more...] about Ford Taps Former GM, FCA Designer For Senior Spot On Next-Gen Mustang