Ahead of the first-ever Formula 1 race at the Portimao circuit in Portugal, Haas announced that it will be dropping both of its drivers at the end of the current season. The team has had a rough couple of years and has mostly been at the back end of the grid or often found itself … Continue reading F1 News: ‘Haas’ta-la-vista Grosjean And Magnussen
The Hyundai N program started a few years ago to make sportier versions of their existing models. I've found myself at the helm of many a mass-market Hyundai since 2013 and each time I wished the Korean carmaker would offer more fun-to-drive versions like Volkswagen and Ford do with their compacts. Their first hot hatch … Continue reading Hyundai i20 N Unveiled. My Dream Hatchback Finally Exists!
There's some sort of primal joy in being the -est at something. In the world of cars, claiming the highest top speed is usually the biggest claim to supremacy. As time has passed, everybody has put in a few checks and balances towards claiming the title of the fastest. The one that matters is for … Continue reading The SSC Tuatara Hit 331mph While Setting New Record For The Fastest Production Car
After the snooze-fest at Sochi, Formula 1 headed to another iconic track for this special 2020 season. While the calendar rarely skips Germany, the sport was returning to Nürburgring after a 7-year gap. Technically this would be the first time that the turbo-hybrid F1 cars would be racing at this circuit and it would also … Continue reading Ricciardo Finally Gets A Podium With Renault At The Nürburgring GP: F1 2020
Red Bull signed Honda as its engine supplier since 2018, starting with the junior team before powering the main team from 2019 onwards. Both teams have enjoyed a few wins and podiums during their partnership. However, Honda recently announced at a press conference in its Tokyo HQ that it is withdrawing from Formula 1 at … Continue reading F1 News: Honda To Exit F1 Post 2021 Season
BMW has taken the covers off the new-gen M3 sedan and M4 coupe and many on the internet wish they hadn't. The carmaker's current design language has already been criticised a lot for the most polarising element - the disproportionately large kidney grilles. It's most shocking version was seen on the regular 4 Series Coupe … Continue reading 10 Things To Know About The New-Gen BMW M3 & M4
The 1960s was the golden era for sports cars and automotive design. It would be a feature in itself to name the icons from that period but to name drop a few, that's when we got the Ford Mustang, Lamborghini Miura and Ferrari 250 GTO. Yeah. So, it would make sense if a few names … Continue reading Cyan Racing’s Volvo P1800 Is More Proof That We Need To Revive ’60s Car Styling
Nissan has made some of the world's most iconic monickers like the Skyline, the GT-R, the Leaf EV and the Z Series sports cars. In recent times, the Japanese carmaker has been somewhat inactive in its most exciting department and instead focussing on volume segment crossovers. The R35 and the 370Z have been around for … Continue reading The Nissan Z Proto Has Some Retro Styling And A Manual Shifter
The Mugello circuit is the first special track for this year's Formula 1 calendar. In fact, F1's never raced here before even though Mugello is more of a home to Ferrari than Monza and this track has hosted the Italian round of Moto GP for many years now. So, this would be a new experience … Continue reading Albon Claims First F1 Podium Amid Mugello Chaos: F1 2020
While 2020 has been a year to forget, it's still worth celebrating the fourth anniversary of the Auto Loons blog. The exact date was a short while ago, on September 4, but it's been a bit hectic and that's kept me from getting this done on time. It's somehow been a more productive year than … Continue reading The Auto Loons Turns 4!