It can be observed that on the cars we drive there are few short forms used and here is a list of the most common short terms used in our everyday automobiles.
Most companies use these short forms as marketing and advertising tools.
Many cars are also seen with chrome letters of these short-forms either on the trunk or on the front fender. In most of the cases they are nothing but an abbreviation of the technology used in the engines of those cars. While some of the other abbreviations are used for naming a type of car such as SUV, MPV or a feature used in the car ABS, EBD or the [...]
Here is a list of Indian car oldies that ruled Indian roads in 80’s and the 90’s and also played a very significant role in the Indian automotive industry:
The Hindustan Contessa was a model of car manufactured by Hindustan Motors(HM) of India. It was based on the GM Vauxhall Victor FE that was made till 1979 (called VX Series in the last years of production). When introduced in 1983, it was one of the few Indian manufactured luxury cars in the market. One of its few indigenous competitors was the short-lived Standard 2000 which was based on the Rover SD1 and the Premier 118 NE [...]
BMW finally unveiled its secret BMW i8 Hydrogen fuel Cell Prototype at the 2015 BMW Innovation Days held at the secret BMW ground in Miramas, France. BMW manufactured this prototype back in 2012 as a research vehicle and has been kept under wraps until now. This research prototype extensively used to demonstrate feasibility of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology that should be ready to use for large scale production by 2020. This project is a joint venture between BMW and Toyota whose aim is to develop, test and approve components needed to incorporate Hydrogen Fuel Cell technology in their future series of cars. This prototype is purely for research purpose [...]
Here is a list of all famous tv cars from Hollywood, Each car has a story associated and a life on the red carpet !!
Mr Bean’s ( Mini )
Mr. Bean’s car, a 1976 British Leyland Mini 1000, developed its own character of sorts over the series and was central to several antics, such as Mr. Bean’s getting dressed in it, driving while sitting in an armchair strapped to the roof, starting it with a number of locks and keys, or attempting to avoid a car park fee by driving out through the entrance.
Scooby Doo ( Mystery Machine )
Scooby and his friends got the van to help them with their mystery-solving careers.It is [...]
The Toyota Supra was a sports car/grand tourer produced by Toyota Motor Corporation from 1978 to 2002. The styling of the Toyota Supra was derived from the Toyota Celica, but it was both longer and wider. Starting in mid-1986, the A70 Supra became a separate model from the Celica. In turn, Toyota also stopped using the prefix Celica and began just calling the car Supra. Owing to the similarity and past of the Celica’s name, it is frequently mistaken for the Supra, and vice versa. First, second, and third generation Supras were assembled at Tahara plant in Tahara, Aichi while the fourth generation supra was assembled at the Motomachi plant in Toyota [...]
There is no doubt that 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed was one of the most action-packed event that motorsport fans witnessed so far as spectators got a chance to see the first time debut of MootGP racing champion Valentino Rossi at Goodwood, Le Mans Endurance prototype models from Audi, Porsche, Nissan & Toyota, a dynamic debut of Ford Focus RS hatchback, 602bhp V10 Audi R8 UK debut and Aston Martin’s most powerful hypercar Aston Martin Vulcan.
In ancient Roman religion ‘Vulcan’ means god of fire and smothery. This name perfectly suits to the Aston Martin’s new track only [...]