Vehicle Passion

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Introduced at Beijing Auto Show

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General Motors’ Chinese joint venture partner has officially unveiled the much-anticipated the all-new Chevrolet Cruze at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Developed by GM’s global R&D team, the 2016 Cruze comes with a clean-sheet design and brand-new architecture. The C-Segment sedan screams the first impression of Chevy’s next-gen design  language with the slogan “Design with a Heartbeat”. Talking about the style, the vehicle’s aesthetics have been derived from the Tru 140S...

April 23rd, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

Confirmed: Yamaha’s Electric PES1 and PED1 bikes to hit production in 2016

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Yamaha has confirmed that its two all-new electric bikes – the PES1 and PED1 – will hit production in 2016. The PED1 is the dirt version of the PES1. The two bikes were unveiled at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, where many thought it were concepts. But it’s confirmed now that you will see the real bikes in the matter of two years. Both the bikes are based on same platform. The same midship chassis will hold the brushless DC engine and lithium-ion battery. Though, the suspension and sprockets will...

April 22nd, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

2014 NY Auto Show: Bentley announces return to Motor Sports with new Continental GT3

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After an impressive performance at the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza, Italy last weekend, the new Bentley Continental GT3 is set to reintroduce the celebrated British marque to North American motorsports with Dyson Racing. The premier sports car racing team in the U.S., Dyson will race a pair of Continental GT3s in the second half of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge in preparation for a full season of competition in 2015. The new partnership returns Bentley to the racetracks...

April 21st, 2014 by 

All-new 2015 Kia Sedona makes global debut at New York Auto Show [Pics/Video]

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Set against the backdrop of one of the world’s premier urban playgrounds, Kia Motors America (KMA) took the wraps off the all-new 2015 Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle in New York City. As the final chapter in Kia’s design-led transformation story – which began in 2009 and has seen a comprehensive makeover of Kia’s entire model line under the direction of chief design officer Peter Schreyer – the all-new Sedona’s CUV-like styling and proportions offer all of the functional convenience...

April 19th, 2014 by 

Johammer J1 is one of the most stylish electric bikes in the world [Photo Gallery/Video]

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Stunner is the word for Johammer J1 and you would agree! This cool machine is one of the most stylish electric motorcycles in the world. And if you ask us, we have never come across such amazing electric bike. The entire credit for creating the Johammer J1 goes to Johann Hammerschmid. The bike displays the retro outlook with modern approach. The bike is designed, developed and produced in Austria. One of the coolest things about this bike is that it is simple and has an intelligent chassis design. It...

April 18th, 2014 by Deepak 

Subway’s Avocado Car up for grabs on Craigslist

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Craigslist, a classified advertisements website, has listed this green thing as “2010 AVOCADO FOR SALE”. The price of the 2010 Avocado is listed as $500 and the owner describes it a mint condition vehicle. We doubt as one of its headlights is missing and the bodywork is damaged. Here is the description of the vehicle given by the owner on the website: “I’m selling this mint 2010 AVOCADO, 2-door, 24,000 miles, original owner, car is all custom and on Fiat chassis. Needs minor...

April 17th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

Clarity – an award-winning chair by BMW DesignworksUSA and Allsteel

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DesignworksUSA, a subsidiary of BMW Group based in New York, collaborated with Allsteel to create Clarity, an amazing office chair. We are calling it amazing because it has won the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the Products +Partnerships category after getting maximum votes when a jury of more than 200 architects voted. Allsteel is the official manufacturer of the chair, while DesignwerksUSA is the creative mind. According to the two, Clarity can be used for guests, lounge seating and light...

April 16th, 2014 by Deepak 

Paul Walker’s brothers to play Brian O’Conner in Fast and Furious 7

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Porsche Carrera GT crash took actor Paul Walker’s life in November last year, at a time when the Fast and Furious crew was into the production process of the film’s seventh installment. Paul Walker had shot for more than half of the scenes for his character Brain O’Conner. The team had to find a solution without discarding the efforts already done for the movie. There were reports that the producers may approach Paul’s brother Cody Walker but now it has been officially confirmed that Paul’s...

April 15th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra 

European Le Mans Series: Alpine and Nelson Panciatici ready to take the lead

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Alpine returns to Silverstone to defend their2013 title in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and score some big points right from the start of the championship. Nelson Panciatici, European champion title holder, has but one wish: to get back on the track of victory and defend the title! He can count on his Signatech-Alpine team who, managed by Philippe Sinault, have worked hard this winter. During the Castellet tests, they reviewed all the 2014 tyres, focusing on endurance tests rather than performance,...

April 14th, 2014 by 

Rare $75,000 MV Agusta F4 Oro stolen!

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After the death of design guru Massimo Tamburini recently, the iconic bikes created by him have became instantly expensive. And it seems, it has got the attention from the bike thieves with a recent incident of theft. An F4 Oro, one of the most exclusive and expensive MV Agusta machines ever made, has been stolen and its owner, a guy from London, UK, is asking for help in tracing his treasure. MV Agusta built only 300 examples of the Tamburini-designed F4 Oro, which is thus one of the most sought-after...

April 12th, 2014 by Dinesh Chandra