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Amazing Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 Launched in India at Rs 77.5 Lakhs

The Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 is positioned as the new top model. Driving Performance - the SLC 43 meets the AMG brand claim most impressively, combining a 270 kW (367 hp) 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine with an AMG sports suspension: The independently developed AMG front and rear axles, including AMG-specific mounts for the engine and rear axle differential, are designed for high lateral acceleration and low body roll.


PERFORMANCETop speed250 km/h (Electronically Limited)ACCELERATION0 - 100 km/h4.7 sFuel typeSuper PlusFuel consumption, urban10.7 l/100 kmFuel consumption, extra-urban6.2 l/100 kmFuel consumption combined7.8 l/100 kmCO2 emission combined178 g/kmEfficiency classD
The Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 promises pure driving pleasure. The increased performance of the powertrain with instant response behavior in combination with the AMG sports suspsension and the high-precision, two-stage AMG speed-sensitive sports steering offers pure driving dynamics, especially in curves. The hig…

Cadillac Series Cars Since 1941

                   1941 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe 

1955 Cadillac Fleet wood 75 Limousine

                              1959 Cadillac DeVille

       1966 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible

1994- Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

1999 Cadillac DeVille 

                           Cadillac XLR-V 2006


Upcoming Jaguar XF 2017

Distinctively Jaguar. The 2017 XF is an exceptional combination of refinement, dynamics and design. This luxury sedan delivers excitement, composure and comfort. All enhanced with the latest technologies that keep you connected and entertained. 


LEDs are available for the headlights, DRLs, and taillights. Wheel sizes start at 17 inches and range up to 19 inches for top-trim levels. For a little extra flair, customers can opt for accessories like a Carbon Fiber Pack or Styling Pack, both of which add new mirror covers and side vents in either composite or gloss black, respectively.

A variety of technology is used to maximize traction while maintaining balanced cornering behavior (i.e., reduced understeer). The first is something called Intelligent Driveline Dynamics, a next-gen system plucked from the F-Type that selectively feeds torque to the front only when absolutely necessary, keeping that rear-biased handling feel. There’s also Adaptive Surfa…

Must know Being Perfect Driver How to steer a Car ?


The basic push pull steering technique will be demonstrated by your driving instructor during the cockpit drill on your first driving lesson.

Throughout the first few lessons however, don’t be too concerned in keeping a strict steering technique for the car as priorities should be keeping general good control and observation. Your instructor will continually prompt you throughout driving lessons to improve your push pull steering technique if applicable.

For the driving test, although it is essential to maintain a high level of control when steering the car, it is a myth that examiners are looking for a constant and disciplined push pull steering technique throughout the entire driving test.

Providing you keep consistent good control of your car in terms of steering, this is primarily what they are assessing you for. Everybody is a different size and height, have different seating positions using different cars. Certain cars also offer a wide…

Nissan Working on Electric Vehicle Battery

The Japanese automaker is currently working on new battery technology that will debut in early 2017 and will offer more than double the range the current Leaf has. Nissan executives have expressed that the key to having a successful electric vehicle in today’s market is better range and the new battery chemistry will be used by both Nissan and Infiniti in their electric vehicles

Nissan hasn’t shared a target range, the company’s executive vice president for its zero emissions businesses previously noted that 186 miles is a mark that EVs must hit to present an everyday alternative to the new hydrogen fuel-cell cars.

Source : AutoGuide

New diesel piston cooling technology

Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, has developed a first in piston cooling technology by creating a sealed-for-life coolant chamber within the crown of its market-leading Monosteel heavy-duty diesel piston. Delivering superior cooling efficiency with minimum weight, EnviroKool is the latest evolution of Federal-Mogul Powertrain’s proven Monosteel technology. An integral cooling gallery is created within a steel piston using friction-welded construction and then filled during the manufacturing process with a high temperature oil and an inert gas, before being permanently sealed with a welded plug.

The EnviroKool technology has enabled Federal-Mogul Powertrain to overcome the temperature limitations of conventional open galleries that have to use engine lubricating oil as the heat transfer medium.The prolonged exposure of engine oil to higher temperatures in the piston oil cooling gallery leads to degradation and carbon build-up, reducing the cool…

Ricardo and Recycling Technologies to characterize Plaxx plastic-waste-derived-fuel for marine applications

UK-based Recycling Technologies is industrializing a process—originally developed at the University of Warwick (UK)—to convert residual plastic waste into a low-sulfur hydrocarbon compound called Plaxx. Plaxx is created from residual mixed plastic waste that is not amenable to direct recycling and would otherwise go to landfill. The company, a 2013 spin-out from the University, is now working with Ricardo tocharacterize the use of this recycled, low-sulfur fuel as a substitute for fossil based heavy fuel oil (HFO) and diesel in applications such as power generation and marine propulsion.

In addition to the loss of its material value, the carbon cost of processing this mixed waste is considerable, not least due to transportation, as many regions and states export their mixed plastic waste due to a lack of localized processing facilities. Ricardo will work with Recycling Technologies to assess the relative performance of Plaxx, HFO and diesel when used in an engine of the type and scal…

Olli, a 3D printed, self-driving minibus

Olli, a 3D printed minibus capable of transporting 12 passengers.The vehicle was launched by Arizona startup Local Motors outside of the US capital city, Washington. 
The electric, self driving shuttle was created in a partnership with IBM, using their Watson supercomputer.

What Is Olli: Olli was designed to be like Uber; on demand transportation solution that can be summoned with an app. It can also be printed to spec in a matter of hours. Olli will be demonstrated in National Harbor, Maryland, over the next few months with additional trials expected in Las Vegas and Miami. Local Motors is also in talks to test the vehicles in dozens of cities around the world, including Berlin, Copenhagen, and Canberra. Even though companies like Google and several others making self driving vehicles anticipate years of testing before we see autonomous cars on the road, Local Motors Co-founder and Chief Executive John Rogers says Olli is ready to roll as soon as regulations allow it. “Local Motors is …