Category: Autos

All from the world of heart-pumping racing cars to batmobiles and from luxury cars to replica cars and bikes can be found here under the Autos category.

Deaf and dumb Indian man builds his own two-seater aircraft from junk

Saji X Air-S homemade aircraft_1

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. This idioms fits perfectly for 45-year old Saji Thomas who has made a fully-functional airplane from trash and recycled material. And mind you he is completely deaf and dumb from birth! That didn’t stop him from exploring his passion for creating model vehicles in his childhood, although the locals used to call him an idiot. The deep rooted passion carried on over the years and now he has come-up with his most complex creation thus far.
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Rotary engine powered Mazda RX-Vision Sports Car Concept debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda RX-Vision Sports Car Concept

Mazda RX-Vision Sports Car Concept

Ever since the invention of rotary engine that generates power by rotational motion of a triangular rotor, all major automakers have experimented with production cars that run on one. However, only Mazda has hit the purple patch with this type of engine. Rx-7 being the best example of a high performance Wankel Rotary Engine and out on the racetrack its Le Mans winner. At the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Mazda is bringing the next-generation rotary engine back in its swanky RX-Vision Sports Car Concept which is slated to have a production version arriving in 2017.

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Nissan IDS Concept is a self-driving car with retractable dashboard

Nissan IDS Concept at Tokyo Motor  Show 2015

At the Tokyo Motor Show 2015 we were destined to see amazing automotive technology of current era as well as the nearing future. And Nissan showed us a glimpse of what self-driving vehicles will be like in the future. At the big auto event Nissan showed-off IDS Concept vehicle that looks far ahead of its time and wants to dethrone Tesla Motors off its electric vehicle dominance. The autonomous car is a zero-emission EV that is designed keeping in mind the cloud-connected future.

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Yamaha MotoBot – Superbike driving robot warns Valentino Rossi to beware

Motorcycle driving robot MotBot

At the opening day of Tokyo Motor Show 2015, Yamaha pulled up a surprise that caught everyone’s eye. They announced an autonomous motorcycle riding humanoid robot which is going to beat the best of MotoGP riders in the coming years. Yamaha like to call it Motobot and although it sounds something right out from the fiction movies, it is as real as it can get. Yamaha chose the 1000cc R1M motorcycle as the ride for this humanoid to drive on an abandoned airfield at hair-raising speeds.
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This smartphone-controlled racing game is going to be on every kid’s bucket list

Anki Overdrive_1

Toys and video games have always been a kid’s favorite pass time, especially cars. We all have played with small toy cars and ones that run on custom-made tracks, also not to forget the current times where playing racing games on mobile devices is very normal. One toymaker company has combined both these loves into something that everyone would want for this Christmas. Anki Overdrive is a smartphone-controlled set of racing cars that you can drive on customizable tracks, and is nothing like the track racing toys you have seen so far.
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Lucky nerd gets his own custom-designed Arkham Knight Batmobile

Arkham Knight Batmobile

As a part of the PlayStation Bundle Sweep Stakes competition a lucky Batman: Arkham Knight fan was going to be rewarded with one of a kind Mini-Batmobile along with PS4 Arkham Knight Bundle. And that lucky fan just couldn’t believe when he finally got his hands on the one-off custom designed Arkham Kight Batmobile. Meet Francis, a system engineer from San Diego CA who might be the luckiest video game fan on this planet to drive the crime fighting machine in a mini version.
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Chance to buy a Batmobile Tumbler or 1966 Batmobile

Batmobile up for sale

Batman’s rides have always carried their weight in gold for their sheer face value. The ultra-futuristic vehicles that assist superhero of Gotham City in getting rid of crime the unofficial way. It is one thing seeing it in the Batman series or movies, and completely another owning one. Well, today is your lucky day if you have a fat pocket and liking for Batmobiles. Two separate Batmobiles from completely different eras are up for sale and your can make you choice.
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Uber mapping cars roll-out on the streets to fine tune your ride-sharing experience

Uber Mapping cars

Couple of months ago Uber acquired assets from Microsoft Bing Mapping team along with 100 employees for reasons unknown. That investment is now a clear picture as Uber is now mapping the streets in human piloted BMW 7 series cars to make its ridesharing service all the more fined tuned. Being very similar to the Google Street View cars with 3D spherical cameras on top, Uber aims to drastically improve the route information and accurate time of arrivals with this image-capturing tech. Also, the new tech will help in avoiding crowded intersections and streets that are crowded.
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How it feels to drive Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS at break-neck speeds [w/Video]

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS 360 degree hot lap

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS is the new all-wheel-drive coupe in the already glorious Porsche’s line-up of cars. It looks very refined and has that look of authority, not to mention the plush interiors that they never miss to drape in prime attention-to-detail. The dashboard has all been revamped with a new sporty look and on the outside too you can see a splash of sportiness in the new model. It does a good job of racing to speed and is ideal for circuit-racing as well as sprinting ahead of all competitors on a snaking road uphill.
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These 16 trendy accessories will keep cyclists safe on road

Shiva helmet

When you’re riding a cycle on street, you share the space with cars, motorbikes, trucks, buses, pedestrians and other cyclists of course. When you see the danger on road, you can avoid it, or at least manage to keep yourself safe by reacting in time. The real problem is when you cannot see the danger, that’s when you need cycling gear that can keep you safe from most potential dangers on road. So, if you’re a daredevil rider, or a safety first kinda cyclists, here are sixteen trendy bike accessories to keep you safe while riding. Read More…

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