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Which F1 Team Is Sandbagging?

The second pre-season test is underway in Barcelona. While the form factor of most teams is predictable, in this week's episode of the Inside Line F1 Podcast, Mithila and Kunal wonder which team will actually put in a 'PR' lap. Also, which…

TVS Akula 310 coming soon

TVS will step into a new territory this time, with its new bike the Akula 310 . T\he new TVS Akula 310 will be launched this year in India. The Indian two-wheeler manufacturer will be getting many more new bikes. Akula means Shark in…

BMW G310R to be launched in March – April

After a long wait it seems that the BMW G310R will be launched in India by April/May 2016. This will be BMW’s first small bike and it will be launched in India, helping the company to achieve a higher volume sales worldwide. The bike will…

Volkswagen Passat GTE Hybrid

German car giant, Volkswagen will be launching its plug-in hybrid, Passat GTE . The car made its debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. It is based on the new generation Passat. The Passat GTE is the third plug-in hybrid model by Volkswagen,…

The T-Wing Should Be Outlawed

The innovative but out-of-place ‘T-wing’ has been the talk of the paddock. After Mercedes unveiled this wing, most teams managed to get themselves one too. This is when Mercedes went further and got themselves two! I wonder how many will…

Here! We spot the Snow Leopard!

After a pleasant evening dinner, Dipika woke up at 6:30 am. Surprising for me, as Dipika never woke up so early herself. It was then I realised that she had woken up to see the mountains. The snow! This was new for her. The Himalayas are so…

KTM Duke 250 vs Yamaha FZ25 Comparison

The 250cc bike scene is getting hotter. The new Yamaha FZ25 has been already launched it has been priced aggressively. Another bike that is looking at kickstarting its Indian innings is the KTM Duke 250. The Dukes are well known for their…

Fiat Linea 125S Review

The Fiat Linea 125S is a higher powered version of the Linea T-Jet. The Linea has always been a connoisseur's choice and it has some unique things about it. The ride and handling and the superior build are some strengthen of the Linea which…