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Which is Best out of Maruti Ignis versus Mahindra KUV100

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Maruti Suzuki is working on a compact crossover SUV car called Ignis, and it is expected to launch sometime in late 2016 in India. It is a car the whole nation is waiting for, sometime ago the car was spotted in Europe and recently enthusiasts have spotted the car in disguised state in Delhi. The company has explored the crossover market with Suzuki S-Cross and now heaps of attraction is drifted towards Ignis. The competition level of the SUV segment has increased to a new level in recent times evident by the launch of Hyundai Creta, Honda BR-V, upcoming Tata Nexon and so on.

The Ignis is a new surprise launch of Maruti Suzuki, and it is certain that scores of customers are extremely eager to drive the car. Now what about the competition power of the car, and which would be its fiercest rival, a majority would think about Mahindra KUV100, a compact SUV vehicle that was launched in January 2016 and is now currently in high demand. In 2016 May, KUV100 was the fourth top selling vehicle. Will the popularity levels of KUV100 be tarnished by the forthcoming Ignis? Let us compare the two cars and find out.

Exterior:

Ignis is a chic compact SUV, and it looks amazingly stylish and picture perfect, and it is designed in a way that is very attractive to the young and highly professional demographic. The exterior architecture looks impressively boxy and compact and it is a different design creation from other Maruti Suzuki cars. The styling of the headlights is elegant and so is the grille and the layout of the bumper is striking as well. The vehicle on the whole flaunts a neat design and it just gives an impression of classiness at first sight.

The KUV100 looks great and Mahindra has styled the car to make it look menacingly sporty, and it is just awesome for people who are into sporty SUV’s. The design of the KUV100 remains different from other Mahindra vehicles. The incredible sporty effect is created by the pulled back headlights and thin front grille and the small tail lights also makes the car look exceptionally stylish and sporty.

Interior:

The exterior of Ignis looks so novel and different from other products of Maruti Suzuki, and now how is the interior going to look. The inner décor is going to be vibrant and well-suited for the young and highly ambitious demographic. The dashboard is going to have a new design varied from any other Maruti Suzuki car that exist. The styling of the steering wheel is new as well and is expected to be something similar to upcoming Suzuki cars. The other possible interesting features are touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and SmartPlay and dual tone color combination. The car is going to be vastly spacious and can easily accommodate five passengers. An important point to remember is the Ignis interiors is going to be engineered with a new level of aesthetics.

The interior of KUV100 compact crossover is comfortable and well-designed, the handling of steering wheel is convenient and the instrument cluster is easy to read. On the center console is three powerful air cons and gear lever. For music lovers the in-dash audio system is just spectacular and it has USB, Bluetooth and AUX connectivity. There is ample space inside to just sit comfortably and relax.

Engine:

The Ignis is likely to be powered with a robust four-cylinder 1.2-liter petrol engine and it will be engineered with the advanced SHVS mild hybrid technology and it facilitates greater fuel efficiency for four-wheel drive and two-wheel drive cars. There will also be an efficient Boosterjet 1.0-liter turbo petrol mill that will yield powerful mileage and the other engine is a 1.2-liter CVT mill and it will be connected to an automatic transmission system. There is going to be a diesel engine as well and it is a 1.3-liter DDiS engine.

Mahindra has incorporated the KUV100 with petrol and diesel power-trains, the petrol vehicle is fitted with a three-cylinder G80 1.2-liter mFalcon engine and it churns 82bhp and the diesel car runs on a 1.2 liter D75 mFalcon engine that generates 77bhp. The engines are connected to 5-speed manual transmission.

Price:

The expected price range of Maruti Suzuki Ignis is Rs 5 to 7 lakh and KUV 100 is sold at Rs 4.5-7.1 lakhs.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis is the most anticipated new car launch, and it does look amazing and when you view the car, it will remind you of an incredible one of a kind design, so different from other Maruti Suzuki cars and even other models in the market. The exterior styling of Ignis is first rate and KUV100 is creatively styled as well, but to create a sportier effect and Ignis is designed to develop a youthful and elegant effect.

The interior of Ignis is going to be as exciting as the exterior, and the quality of décor and equipment will be top-class and futuristic and it will run on superb engine power. The insides of KUV100 is vibrant and not too claustrophobic and there is ample room for five occupants to just have a blast.

The Ignis is expected to launch sometime during the end of the year, which is sometime during the festive season, and what better time to buy the car. The Ignis is on the whole a desirable upcoming car that looks so different and innovative, its appearance is something similar to those fantasy cars we all dream of owning. Mahindra has engineered the KUV100 differently as well, and here too the styling is hi-tech.

Is the Ignis going to be the most-wanted compact crossover SUV car in the market, it is likely to be so because it looks so remarkably different and creative. There is yet so much to be discovered about the car and it is expected to be great value for money. For now, let us patiently wait for the launch of Ignis and it is going to be one stunning new launch that has ever existed.

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Own the Road With These Popular Semitruck Accessories

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Your semitruck is durable and functional, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring! There are plenty of inexpensive accessories that can be quickly installed and take your truck to another level. Here are some popular items that will give your truck a stylish new look. 

Stainless Steel Vent Visors 

Do you crave fresh air when you cruise down the highway but hate the wind noise? Stainless steel truck vent visors are perfect for you. They cover the tops of your windows, which allows you to keep your windows open while quieting wind noise, keeping your windows from fogging and preventing snow, rain or hail from entering your cab. The stainless steel is durable and won’t rust. These visors come in a wide range of sizes, making it easy to find one that fits your truck. These are sold in pairs. 

Spike Rear Axle Cover With 33-Millimeter Thread-on Nut Covers 

Want to add some originality to your axles while protecting them, too? These spiked chrome axle covers protect your axles from moisture, grease and dirt while hiding existing stains. Chrome is a durable material that will ensure your axles stay safe from the elements. They are designed for the unimount hub pilot wheels that are 20, 22.5 and 24.5 inches. Each wheel requires one kit, which comes with the cover, ten 33-millimeter threaded nut covers and a detachable hubcap. 

Four-Inch 16 LED Tiger Eye Marker Lights 

Tiger Eye Marker Lights are popular and extra bright LED marker lights for trucks. With 16 LED bulbs each, there is no doubt you’ll be spotted on the road. The bulbs are available in red and amber, and the lenses are available in clear, red and amber. These are 12-volt lights with two wires each. They’re inexpensive and sold individually. 

Contact an expert today for more information about these accessories and make a statement on the road.

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Classic Car Shows – A Treat for Car Lovers like Alpman Ilker

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Have you ever speculated what it must be like to have a classic car? A car that is a testament to man-made superiority and a marvel of human inventiveness! Have you ever pondered why attractive cars are compared to gorgeous women? Why they are valued and even secluded by their possessors more than the wives are? Have you even deliberated over the arrogance that the owner of such a classic car might undergo?

Ownership of vintage and classic cars is not for everybody. Not only is it an exclusive hobby but discovering and possessing vintage automobiles are uncommonness. They are a connoisseur’s delight and objects of passion for Alpman Ilker. It is an entrance into a private group, one which only a chosen few can be a part of, and the rest can aim to.

The luxury of hand tooled leather seats, the magnificence of wooden dashboards, the sheer desire of an almost silent yet prevailing engine humming, the quaint sounds of horns from a former era. It is a remainder of a time when the frantic pace of life was wealthier, when pleasures were revealed in and things were simply enjoyed. Its ironical essentially, that cars today are bought for efficiency, speed, and maneuverability, yet these very same fundamentals were not actually factoring a few decades back. At that interval in time, cars were purchased for the wow aspect, to appreciate the experience of moving at a relaxed speed from one point to another, its size meant to amaze with its splendor.

At this point times changed. Today these good-looking vintage cars are only to be found in classic car shows in Greenwich. These are occasionally held all over the world and car enthusiasts flock to them. To get a glimpse of these phenomena of engineering and to vicariously love the thrill of ownership, these car shows are usually well attended and are always popular.

There are online websites and car magazines which cater to such car enthusiasts like Alpman Ilker, who go through figures and facts of the year of manufacture, the number of cars in existence, the engine capabilities. In actual fact there is usually a festival like joyful atmosphere at these classic car shows in town. There is cotton candy in one corner, stalls are set up hawking different products, and a compere with mike in hand, encouraging the crowd to cheer and congratulate every car as it takes a splendid turn at a dignified pace around a track. One must keep in mind that these cars are not just objects of approbation; they have to be instances of flexibility as well.

Each year the calendar of classic car shows is extremely full of shows that are annual or even two-yearly events all over the world. Car lovers, car owners, press, enthusiasts, families, or even amateurs out for a holiday, all are wanted to these spectaculars. The cars reign best monopolizing all the attention and for those few hours, all attention remains fascinated on them.

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Actor Shahid Kapoor buys a sporty Mercedes GLE 43 AMG Coupe

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Famous Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor seems to have a thing for powerful cars. He has some really interesting models, including a Porsche Cayenne GTS, Jaguar XKR-S, Range Rover Vogue, and a Mercedes S-Class with an AMG body kit. Recently, the actor has added another powerful car to his garage in the form of the Mercedes GLE 43 AMG Coupe. It has an ex-showroom price of Rs 86.4 lakh.

The Mercedes GLE 43 AMG Coupe is powered by a 3.0-litre, bi-turbo petrol motor that outputs a maximum power of 367 bhp along with a peak torque of 520 Nm. The motor comes mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox. This makes the GLE Coupe go from 0-100 in 5.7 seconds. The car has an electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph. The SUV gets a four-wheel drive system. The GLE 43 AMG Coupe is the fourth car in Shahid’s garage to come from the renowned Stuttgart-based German car marque. Other Mercedes Benz models in his garage include the latest-gen S-Class, the GL-Class, and the ML-Class. While the S-Class in Shahid’s garage is the S400 petrol variant, the GL-Class and the ML-Class SUVs are GL350 CDI and the ML250 CDI  variants, respectively.

The S400 is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine that produces a maximum power of 329 Bhp and 480 Nm of maximum torque. The GL350 CDI comes with a 3.0-litre V6 turbo diesel engine that outputs a maximum power of 258 Bhp along with a peak torque of 620 Nm. The ML250 CDI, on the other hand, comes with a 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine that outputs a maximum power of 203 bhp along with a peak torque of 500 Nm. As you can figure out, the GLE 43 AMG Coupe is a lot more powerful than all other Mercedes cars in the actor’s garage. The only SUV in the actor’s garage that is more powerful than the GLE 43 AMG Coupe is the Porsche Cayenne GTS, which comes with a 3.6-litre V6 twin turbo petrol engine that puts out 434 Bhp and 600 Nm.

Actor Shahid Kapoor buys a sporty Mercedes

Actor Shahid Kapoor buys a sporty Mercedes

However, what really sets the GLE 43 AMG Coupe apart is its very attractive coupe-crossover design. The design of this Mercedes crossover combines the athleticism of a coupe with the brawniness of an SUV. Furthermore, the AMG variant looks even more aggressive due to the various sporty details it carries.

Images source – India TV news

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