Monday, January 31, 2011


Expected Price in Mumbai:- 55,000 Rs.
The classy Yamaha SZ is available in three variants – Yamaha SZ 153 cc and Yamaha SZ X-153cc and Yamaha SZ R. What we are considering here is wonderful SZ R. 
The engine of the powerful Yamaha SZ Ris packed with an engine capacity of 153cc. The massive engine is also endowed with 4 stroke, single cylinder, 2 valves, air cooled, and SOHC valve configuration. The powerful engine of Yamaha SZ R153cc generates the highest power of 12.1 PS at 7500 rpm and delivers a top torque of 12.8 Nm at 4500 rpm. This amazing engine output ensures impressive acceleration and pick up.
The new Yamaha SZ R is available in three stunning shades: Quality Black, Quality Red and Quality Blue. The body color is very well painted at the fuel tank, half front fender, mask, and front mud guard. Yamaha SZ R is painted by different shades at various exterior parts, like the tank shrouds in silver color attached to the fuel tank while the rear panels of the bike are colored in body match.

India Yamaha has launched the very stylish and classy Yamaha SZ variants in India. The attractive and elegant body graphics of the bike surely create its mark in the mind of the people. The Yamaha SZ 153 cc and X-153cc both have charismatic appearance which catch one's eye very firmly and behold all other views. The spell of the new bike has created magic on the minds of the bike lovers. The bike is specially designed for the younger generation and even the colour available are of their choice and style.
The looks and design of the new bike Yamaha SZ carries lot of attitude with it with unadulterated looks which are very irresistible in just a single glance. The front view of the bike is very stylish and impressive. The bright and classy halogen headlight makes the look of the bike very sporty and robust and not only this it also offer clear visibility at night. The rear view mirrors present in the Yamaha SZ also make the ride safe with great looks. The bumped up fuel tank in a very different design is surely heart throbbing and the comfortable shoe shaped seat in the bike offers pleasant riding experience. The Instrument panel is also very impressive which comprises of speedometer, fuel indicator, etc. The neutral indicator has been stacked in speedometer that is amazing and different to other bikes.

The rear section of the new Yamaha SZ is unmatched with nice twin lens tail lamp which makes the overall appearance of the bike elegant. The small windshield in the new Yamaha SZ also catches your eyes. The presence of five spoke alloy wheels make the difference from other bike on roads.
The third and latest variant of Yamaha SZ R is claimed as sportier version of Yamaha SZ family; the bike has front disc brake, tachometer and tank protector as added feature. The major body change has taken place at the fuel tank side; the tank now has tank protector in a new design which has silver colour, variant name sticker that look altogether different. This time the yellow lens of Yamaha SZ replaced by clear lens in the new Yamaha SZ R. New stickers are also pasted at the rear side panels. This commuter motorcycle comes with a long and curved sleek seat while a solid grab rail also has been fitted at the rear-tip of the seat. This grab rail of the bike is different and stylish from other Yamaha bikes that give it impressive look in the segment. The Yamaha SZ R is available in three vibrant shades such as Quality Black, Quality Red and Quality Blue.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011


Expected Price in Mumbai:- Rs. 15.2 Lacs

The Honda Civic was first introduced in 2006. It is available now as Honda Civic S MT, Honda Civic V MT and Honda Civic V AT. All the three variants of Honda Civic are powered by a i-VTEC 1.8-litre, 4 cylinder, 16 valve, PGM-Fi petrol engine, which pumps out maximum power of 132 Ps at 3200 rpm and produces a peak torque of 17.5 kgm at 4300 rpm. Honda Civic S MT and V MT variants are mated with a five speed manual gearbox while the top end V AT variant comes coupled with 5 speed automatic transmission with paddle shift. The new Honda Civic has got front ventilated disc and rear disc brakes along with front McPherson Strut and rear double-wishbone type suspension. The car has power steering and tubeless 15 inch alloy wheels as well.
Honda has also introduced two accessories packages Elegance and Inspire with Honda Civic. The Elegance package offers rear door sunshade, Illuminated Side Step Garnish and Door Visor while the Inspire package offers Front Under Spoiler, Trunk Spoiler, Rear Under Spoiler and Side Under Spoiler. The fog lamps are optional in S grade in the Elegance and Inspire package. The all new Honda Civic is a luxurious sedan model which has lot of advanced features to offer to its potential buyers - new i-VTEC engine, new aerodynamic design, more grandeur, increased interior space, and of course, top-notch performance. For the Elegance package (without Fog Lamps) you need to pay Rs 24,000 extra and Elegance package (with Fog Lamps) you have to pay Rs 40,000 extra. For Inspire package (without Fog Lamps) you need to pay Rs 65,500 extra and Inspire package (with Fog Lamps) you need to pay Rs 81,500 extra.
 Honda Civic additionally sports features such as leather seats, front fog lamps and turn indicators integrated into outside rear-view mirrors. The front fascia of the Honda Civic is aggressive and sporty; it has smoky headlights, metallic front grille, aerodynamic front bumper in body color and front fog lamps. The electronically retractable ORVMs are also in body color and now integrated with turn indicators. The door handles and door protectors are also wrapped in body color; however V MT/AT variants come with chrome door handles and body color door protectors with chrome insert. The green tinted front windshield features 3 speed intermittent wipers that is opposed flat-blade type. The rear side of the Honda Civic has eye-catching attributes. The compact rear end has Octo combi tail lights and dual exhaust pipes that look funky. The rear side look can be enhanced with Inspire package that offers three types of spoilers. The latest Honda Civic are dressed with steering mounted controls, CD/MP3 player with AM/Fm player and 6 speakers. The other interior features include fabric and leather upholstery, beige and black interior color combination, map and cabin lights, digital multiplex meter with illumination control and information display with trip meter.
Honda Civic Airbag is another important aspect for Honda Civic, which it had decided for its customers. Available with SRS dual front air bags, ABS (Antilock Brake System) with EBD and brake assist system, the car ensures responsive handling. Other safety features include front fog lamps, engine immobilizer, auto door lock, child proof rear door lock, security alarm system and keyless entry with answerback, etc.

 Honda Civic Models
Honda Civic 1.8 S MT: It is the base variant of Honda Civic that comes with some basic features but it lacks some standard luxury features and some advanced safety features that are available in the top end variant of these cars.
Honda Civic 1.8 V MT: It offers some additional features that are Leather Upholstery, Cruise Control, Out Door Mirrors with Turn Indicator, Front Fog Lamps, Chrome Finished Outside Door Handles, Chrome Door Trims, etc.
Honda Civic 1.8 V AT: This variant offers same features that Honda Civic 1.8 V MT carries with the only difference being its automatic transmission gearbox.
Honda Civic 1.8 V Elegance: The Elegance package offers rear door sunshade, Illuminated Side Step Garnish and Door Visior. The package does not include front fog lamps.
Honda Civic 1.8 S Elegance: This variant has all the features of Elegance package plus front fog lamps.
Honda Civic 1.8 V Inspire: The Inspire package offers Front Under Spoiler, Trunk Spoiler, Rear Under Spoiler and Side Under Spoiler. It does not feature front fog lamps.
Honda Civic 1.8 S Inspire: This S Inspire package is just same as V Inspire and comes added with front fog lamps.
The Honda Civic is available in eye-soothing exterior colors that include Crystal Black Pearl, Polished Metal Metallic, Taffeta White, Habanera Red and Alabaster Silver Metallic.

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Expected Price: Rs. 4.5 Lacs

Tata Venture seems to be a breath of fresh air with its European look which adds to its aesthetics.
Tata Venture is little less than 4 meters in size. It accommodates eight passengers comfortably in three front facing rows. There are some other variants come as 5 and 7 seater option. Venture can easily accommodate bag and baggage. The rear seats can be removed, just like in any other van to make room for luggage. However even if it’s not done, this van should able to take the load quite easily.
Exclusive arranged space for bottles, maps, books inside the van shows that it is designed for long driving. Tata puts features such as power steering, HVAC, power windows, keyless entry along with engine immobilizer, reverse parking aid and rear wipers. The dashboard is kept minimalistic and the instrument panel and buttons, easy to read and operate. Upholstered with two tones beige and black theme, Tata Venture stands out from its rivals in the segment in terms of looks and features incorporated in it.
The beautiful model from Tata comes in three exclusive variants, Tata Venture CX, Tata Venture EX and Tata Venture GX. The mill affixed in Tata Venture is a 1.4 L turbo engine that offers maximum output of 50 PS in base variant Tata Venture CX and 71 PS in the rest two. The powerful engine gives a good fuel economy of 15.42 kmpl (certified by ARAI). The mill is positioned under the seating compartment in front. A lid next to the handbrake makes it easy to get an access to the engine compartment from inside the car in case one needs to replace or check engine liquid.
Tata VentureTata yet again assures customers of its quality product by offering a 2 year or 75000 kms warranty, whichever comes earlier.
I think this is first van in Indian market which competes with Maruti Omni.


Tata Venture CX: It is the base variant of Tata Venture which comes with following features:
Collapsible steering, Front Crash Reinforcement, side impact protection Beam and shield lock, Reclining and sliding driver and co driver seat, 3 spoke Steering wheel, 2 Glove boxes, Electrical ports 12V, Provision of Music system, Flat Folding 3rd row seats, Digital Clock and Digital Information System, Roof Lamp, Sunvisor Driver and Co driver side, Retractable inner grab handles, lift type tail gate at rear, Butterfly type 3 speed front wipers.

Tata Venture EX: It comes with the same engine as CX but with some additional features such as,
HVAC with dual AC and roof mounted louvers, Power steering, Injection moulded Passenger cabin trim, Chrome lip front grill, stylized wheel cap, External Antenna.


Tata venture GX: It is the top end variant of Tata Venture that comes with following extra features,
Reverse guide system, engine immobilizer, Front Fog Lamps, music system with 4 speakers, front power windows, Keyless entry, Rear wash, Wipe and Demister, Door open lights ON, Vanity mirrors, Tachometer, All forward seating, Dual tone barlie beige and linen interiors, cubic print dashboard centre console, body colored OVRM, door handles and bumpers.
Most amazing feature of this new Tata Venture is that it will come in 5 exclusive colors.

Sunday, January 16, 2011


Expected Price in Mumbai: 63,500 Rs.

Hero Honda has come up with a refreshed designed new Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme. The Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme is extremely show stealer when compared to other bikes in the class. The bike is competing with the likes of Bajaj Pulsar 150cc, TVS Apache and Honda Unicorn.
New Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme is available in two variants that are self and kick start. You need to pay some more bucks to get the self start variant. The bike is powered by a 149.2cc of engine that is comprised of 4 stroke, air cooled, single cylinder, OHC. It is equipped with 5 speed gearbox with multi plate wet clutch. This power packed innovative engine is capable enough to develop a class leading top power of 14.4 bhp at 8500 rpm and generates a peak torque of 12.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. The Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme uses Constant Velocity carburetor to enhance engine output.

The Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme comes loaded with latest braking and suspension system. The bike has front disc brake and 130 mm of dia. rear brake. This combination produces excellent results. The bike has been gifted with front telescopic hydraulic fork and rear swing arm with adjustable hydraulic shock absorber. The fuel tank of Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme can have 12.3 liters of maximum petrol with a 1 litter of reserve. The machine sports a larger wheelbase of 1325mm that ensure greater stability on road.

The new avatar of CBZ, Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme features a new designed front cowl which is merged in front turn indicators. Body color combination is truly great at the Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme . The machine is equipped with three pods instrument panel and it comes with compact tank shrouds. The Hero Honda CBZ Xtreme has got stylish rear side with modern and unique tail lamp which is coupled with rear turn indicators. The rear wheel is alloy one in red shade. Last but not the least, silencer is in black finish and has silver finish heat shield.


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