Made in India: Jaguar Land Rover launches XJ 2.0 at Rs 93.24 lakh

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Jaguar Land Rover has launched the locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 2.0L in the Indian market. The luxury saloon is priced at Rs 93.24 lakh. Tata Motors-owned company had successfully launched locally produced diesel-powered Jaguar XJ 3.0L earlier this year. And now comes the petrol-powered version. The car is produced at the company’s plant based in Pune. “We are excited to introduce the locally manufactured Jaguar with a 2.0L petrol engine, a first in its segment, at an attractive price point,”...

September 17th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

2015 BMW R1200R to be unveiled soon

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German manufacturer BMW is likely to unveil the R1200R bike for the new model year soon. The automaker has apparently filed the homologation papers with the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The liquid-cooled roadster will come packed with the new version of the boxer engine, which have the same emissions as its older siblings – the R1200GS and the R1200RT, the CARB file says. So, we can assume that the power mill will churn out maximum of 125hp at 7,750 revs and will produce just under 125Nm...

September 16th, 2014 by Sangeeta Pandey 

Auction: Johnny Cash’s Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow to go under the hammer [Pics]

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Johnny Cash is a name that needs no introduction. Notably, he was among the only five people to be in three major music halls of fame – the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (1977), the Country Music Hall of Fame (1980) and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1992). He created more than 1000 songs and dozens of albums. Since Johnny Cash’s favourite color was black, he owned a same-colored Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow. He was also nicknamed “The Man in Black” as he always wore black. The 1970 Rolls-Royce...

September 15th, 2014 by Deepak 

1988 Ford Fiesta is a Scrapheap Autobot

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We all love Transformers but some enthusiasts were so passionate about the franchise that they went overboard. We are talking about a guy named Hetain Patel, a British artist of Indian descent, who enjoys transforming humanoid robots. So, one day Mr Patel decided to transform his old, rusty European hatchback, a 1988 Ford Fiesta, into a Transformer. According to AutoBild.de, this red Fiesta was his very first car. He took the help of his dad and bro and started working on the project. After three...

September 13th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

Auction: Lynx Eventer V12 HE to go under the hammer

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  Luxurious grand tourer, the Jaguar XJS, replaced the E-Type legend in the past and even today the vintage car enthusiasts have the same respect for this classic beauty. But there is a shooting brake version of the XJS which is highly sought after. We are talking about the Lynx Eventer, a hand-built model. Only 67 models of the XJS V12 HE were ever built and each one was assembled in East Sussex on a custom-made jig. The process between order and delivery took no less than 14 weeks. The very...

September 6th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra