The new season of F1 has gotten off to a splendid start down under at the Australian Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel bringing in Ferrari's first win since 2015. Lewis Hamilton finished a distant second, even though he started on pole, had a much better start and was leading in the Mercedes-AMG silver arrow before … Continue reading Vettel wins at Australian F1 GP; Ferrari has a clear message for Mercedes: We’re back!
All bark, no bite? New Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
Maruti Suzuki has finally launched a proper RS version of something that is more than a body kit. At least, that was the feeling when they first announced that they'd be bringing in the Baleno RS with a turbo-petrol engine. The engine in question isn't necessarily a bad one, it's Suzuki's 1.0-litre Boosterjet three-cylinder engine which … Continue reading All bark, no bite? New Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS
TAMO RaceMo: What’s so special about it?
Not much, is the answer to the question in the headline. That said, let's quickly recap what this thing is about and a quick history on a company you've never heard of before -TAMO. If you live in India, you've undoubtedly heard the automotive brand called Tata Motors. They're a massive company, part of an … Continue reading TAMO RaceMo: What’s so special about it?
Porsche’s new most powerful flagship Panamera has 670bhp. And it’s a hybrid.
Porsche had entered a niche when they launched the first iteration of their four-door luxury sports sedan, the Panamera. And it was born with a handicap. It was ugly. The Panamera was always a great car to drive but the looks were too hard to get over, considering the competition were the likes of the Maserati … Continue reading Porsche’s new most powerful flagship Panamera has 670bhp. And it’s a hybrid.
2017 F1: Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12
The last team on the grid, but not in that order, the Toro Rosso's new contender probably has the most distinctive livery - the STR12. Yes, it's an all new car that's been rebuilt to accomodate the new rules about wider tyres and changed aerodynamics for better handling. But Toro Rosso will also have a … Continue reading 2017 F1: Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12
2017 F1: Red Bull Racing RB13
Here it is. The RB13. Red Bull Racing's contender for the 2017 F1 World Championship. The new chariot for the man (boy?) that everyone is going to be watching out for : Max Verstappen. Red Bull had an exciting 2016, being the only team on the grid that could even remotely challenge the much faster … Continue reading 2017 F1: Red Bull Racing RB13
2017 F1: Haas F1 VF-17
American-led F1 team Haas had a decent debut season last year, with a few point scoring finishes and even a fifth place at the Bahrain GP. It too gets the redesigned body owing to the new regulations with Haas members mentioning a focus on lightness too. The only mechanical component being carried forward in the … Continue reading 2017 F1: Haas F1 VF-17