How to Properly Warm Up Your Tires

Warm Up Your Tires

You just bought the best motorcycle cruiser tires and are excited to take them for a spin. The first order of business: getting them warmed up. If you are like most riders, chances are you either don’t know how to do this or have heard old myths about the process. Below is some helpful information to guide you in properly warming up your new street motorcycle tires. What You Don’t Need To Do Many people believe you need to scuff or rough up the surface of the tire. While this…

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All You Need To Know About Aftermarket Car Parts And OEM

Car Parts

Owning a car does bring about a lengthy series of responsibilities towards your workhorse that listens to you runs for you. So, when it succumbs to any damage, it would be your turn to give it back the parts that work the best for it. The manufacturer of your car would provide you with the necessary details, while you have to select the right parts from the shop where you decide to repair your car. Now, there would be two basic categories of auto parts to choose from. One would…

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Factors That Affect The Stopping Distance

Stopping Distance

At times, you need to push an emergency brake while driving. It can be due to some road hazard, or the car ahead stopping suddenly. At that moment, you want to stop the car in the shortest possible distance to avoid any possible accident. Therefore, we’ve highlighted significant factors that will help you determine how fast your car can stop, measures you should take to reduce the stopping distance and the actions you need to take to avoid an accident. So let’s dive in; Speed                       There’re mainly two factors involved…

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New 2018 McLaren 600LT Joins Sports Series Range

New 2018 McLaren 600LT joins Sports Series range

The £185,500 McLaren 600LT becomes the most powerful Sports Series model to date with a whopping 592bhp The McLaren 600LT is the fifth and most powerful model to be added to the British brand’s Sports Series range. It will be hand-built in limited numbers and cost from £185,500. McLaren’s LT sub-brand, short for Longtail, is reserved for only the company’s most extreme models. Only four cars have carried the badge, starting with the McLaren F1 GTR racer in 1996. The 600LT adopts the 675LT’s mantra of more power, less weight,…

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Toyota Supra to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Toyota Supra

The Toyota Supra, a car the world has been waiting too long for. Rumors of its existence started to pop up a few years ago that, Toyota was considering reviving the Supra brand name. And that’s when the internet erupted in sheer joy. The 2020 Toyota Supra has been in development for years now, we’ve seen countless test mules, endless spy shots and a simply massive list of rumors and speculations from everything to its design, its engine, its price, the chassis layout, whether it’ll be a hybrid or not.…

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Twin Test Mercedes-Benz CLS vs Porsche Panamera

Twin Test

Displacement-defying frugality? Given Mercedes-Benz is, as you digest these words, amid the ordeal of recalling nearly a quarter of a million cars by order of the German government, you might be surprised to learn we’re not talking about electronic ‘defeat devices’ here. What we’re actually contemplating is less nefarious. That’s because, with the CLS 450, its integrated starter- generator betwixt straight-six engine and the nine-speed gearbox is said to improve not only performance but also the economy. It’s a defeat device, all right, but only if your foes are lethargic…

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New Fiat 500 Spiaggina Special Edition Models Revealed

New Fiat 500 Spiaggina

Coach-built special and limited-run models based on 500 Convertible marks 60th anniversary of original 500 Jolly This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Fiat 500 Spiaggia ‘Jolly’: a quirky, open top beach cruiser version of the iconic city car. To mark the occasion, the Italian maker has revealed two special edition models: the Spiaggia by Garage Italia and the 500 Spiaggia ’58. The former is a joint venture between design house Pininfarina and Garage Italia – a custom house owned by Lapo Elkann, the grandson of former Fiat CEO…

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Goodwood Festival Of Speed Set To Host 70Th Anniversary Of Land Rovers

Goodwood Festival

•Land Rover marks 70th anniversary with drive up famous Goodwood hill•Proud owners, including ‘Mr Land Rover’ bring iconic models including penultimate Defender to parade. •Classic Range Rover and rare Land Rovers joined by modern-day models for 70-strong celebration•Goodwood Festival of Speed run from 12–15 July 2018An original Range Rover and one of the last ever Defenders will headline a Land Rover anniversary parade at the Goodwood Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard. Owners of 70 cars will drive up the famous Goodwood Hillclimb on Thursday, July 12 to mark the…

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Volkswagen Golf R Power Drops To 296Bhp Amid WLTP Changes

Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen’s Golf R super-hatch has followed suit of the Seat Leon Cupra by having its power output downgraded due to changes forced by the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). The output from the turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine is now rated at 296bhp, down from 306bhp in the pre-WLTP car. A VW spokesman told Autocar: “In the context of new homologations, there are adaptions for the exhaust gas treatment and for the power output. From now on, all Golf R models will feature a 300PS [296bhp] engine.” Although VW refrained…

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Renault Megane RS 2018 UK review

Renault Megane RS 2018

What is it? The fourth-generation of Renault’s all-conquering hot hatchback, the Mégane RS, which has finally touched down in the UK in right-hand-drive form. The Mégane RS brings with it the 1.8-litre turbo four-pot engine from the Alpine A110, with the wick turned up to 276bhp; a choice of seven-speed paddle shift and six-speed manual gearboxes; a segment-first active four-wheel steering system; and the familiar choice of standard Sport or bigger-rimmed, stiffer-sprung, slippy-diff-equipped Cup chassis options. Considering the car’s established reputation for outstripping its rivals for driver appeal, big expectations…

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