THE TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD OF CARS

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Far more than 20 years, hosts of technicians have been spurred on by the dream of total safety on the road. The “S class” Mercedes with its life saving balloon bags was a techno logical milestone initially reserved for the rich. Today things have changed. Even small cars now have several airbags, both for the head and the rest of the body. The reason is simple. Read more

Suzuki Maruti Ritz aka splash-Endless reasons for complete satisfaction

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Maruti Ritz aka splash has been one of the most successful cars in today’s automobile world. Available in three engine options of 1.0 L Petrol, 1.2 L Petrol, and 1.3 L diesel, the Maruti Ritz boasts of appealing looks, complete comfort, convenient car space, and great styling.

All the Ritz variants come with high-end vehicle features such as body colored bumpers, air conditioning and heating, power steering, and plush dashboard with SX4 like styling. This “big” luxury car comes with graceful curves and muscular styling; if that was not all to impress you, the Maruti Ritz also provides unique style statement and facelift with its large crystal headlights and grill. Read more

Autoportal Presents the Long Term Report on Ford Figo

Ford Figo has been in the car market for quite some time and it has earned enough sales and appreciation by now. Figo was one of the first cars in the hatchback segment which delivers a rare combination of performance and power and is moreover affordable to the common man. It was first showcased at Delhi in September 2009 and was on roads by March 2010. It received a minor facelift in 2012. Ford again updated the Figo in 2014 to stand up against the intense competition in this segment. Let us see how the Figo has carried itself in the long run.

The first model was developed on the same platform used for Ford Fiesta and it had certain resemblance to the latter except for the front and rear. The second model, which came in 2012 featured a larger hexagonal grille and got redesigned head and tail lamps. The seats got new fabric and the steering wheels got mounted audio controls. The latest 2014 Figo model gets some external styling elements like alloy wheels and fog lamp bezels and also some added features like Wi-Fi. However the overall design and mechanics have remained same throughout all these face-lifts. And now, Ford is ready to bring in the Figo Ka concept hatchback with significant exterior, interior as well as mechanical changes. It was already showcased at the 2014 Motor Show. This will be the second generation Figo and car enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for its arrival.

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Hybrid Cars: Effective in Cutting Down Pollution

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It was in 1905 for the first time an effort was made to use hybrid technology in cars. Energy saving efforts was not the prime focus of that time. But the efforts were to increase the speed from zero to twenty-five miles an hour in ten seconds. And sadly with in time this technology got approval, accelerators had already become a part of cars. Read more

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