The hotly anticipated, rear-wheel-drive, mid-engined sports car seems to be quite adept at hooning. Reformed sports car maker Alpine has dropped the first official teaser of its upcoming A120, one of the most hotly anticipated new models that is due for launch in 2017. Alpine’s dedicated website and Youtube channel have gone live, and ordering has opened for the initial First Edition model, suggesting the car’s launch is imminent. The Alpine name hasn’t been around since the mid-1990s. The company was founded 40 years earlier by Renault tuner and racer Jean Redele. It quickly graduated from making tuning parts to building Renault-based, rear-engined sports cars. Alpines proved hugely successful in racing and rallying, often punching well above their weight. Renault bought the company in 1973 and spliced it into the factory Renault Sport racing department. Alpine continued producing rather idiosyncratic road cars until Renault pulled the plug in 1995. Beneath the … [Read more...] about Alpine A120 teased in first official video
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Two German automakers face off in the half-mile. Performance SUVs are often a very contested topic in the automotive community. Regardless, the Germans – among others – have been producing some incredibly fast four-door people carriers. Trackday’s latest YouTube video pits the Porsche Cayenne Turbo Coupe against the BMW X5 M and X6 M50 to see who comes out on top. Before we start a massive argument in the comments, we are well aware that the X5 outclasses the Porsche in the power department. The Cayenne’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 produces 541 horsepower (403 kilowatts) compared to the X5 M, which comes with a twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 with 600 hp (447 kW). It might not sound like a big difference, but power is everything when it comes to a half-mile race. Gallery: 2020 BMW X5 M / Competition 25 Photos Contrary to most drag race videos, the … [Read more...] about Watch BMW X5 M, X6 M50 Drag Race Cayenne Turbo Coupe
Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Sunday, April 18, 2021, 11:00 [IST] The India Government has installed a host of electric vehicle charging stations across India. The government aims to support EV buyers in the country by increasing the number of charging stations in the country. A report compiled by the (DHI) Department of Heavy Industries has been release by FADA indicates the state-wise charging stations installed by the government in the country. The report also showcases the number of charging stations installed during the FAME I and the FAME II initiatives in the country. According to the report, The FAME I scheme saw the government setting up charging station in few states. This includes Karnataka, Rajasthan, Delhi, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Jharkhand and Telangana. However, the FAME II scheme added few more states. This includes Kerala, Maharashtra, … [Read more...] about Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across India: State-Wise Numbers!