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  • Engrs Vs Physx

    Engrs Vs Physx

  • Car Spotting

    Car spotting is a noble profession that involves standing under the sun and in dust, on overbridges or on the side of the road, waiting to take a photo of a rare car that belongs to someone else. It takes paitence and skill, and our Rooftop Sniper, Shadman, has loads of it.

  • Chinese auto manufacturers you should look out for

    In an increasingly globalised world, the Chinese are making headway towards an auto industry that can compete with the

  • Furious 8: Fate of the Furious

    Fast and Furious should really not be a thing anymore. Out of all the sacrilegious things you could say to an automotive enthusiast, that one line might set off a chain reaction that lands my head on a spike with the words “For Paul” scribbled across my bloodied forehead. It does hold some merit – you just need to see the latest movie, the Fate of the Furious, to know why.

  • Fast and furious: the journey

    The Fast and the Furious has been the most recognisable source of on-screen automotive shenanigans since it was launched in 2001. The first few movies brought to light tuning culture for a wider audience through mainstream Hollywood and over time it has morphed into saving the world tropes befitting a superhero movie. Love it, hate it, or be entertained by it, you have to admit that the Fast and the Furious has taken the term “car movie” and taken it to new heights. Literally.

  • Last of the Bel Airs: 1957 Chevrolet 150

    That particular Bel Air looked serene and majestic. And I couldn't wait to get my hands on a scale model since the few that came into Bangladesh back in the 60's had largely disappeared. Sometimes a black four-door would pop up at those infrequent motor shows only to disappear again. That is until late 2016, when Akbar Sattar bought it from the previous owner and set about a restoration task fit to bring tears to a grown man's eyes.

  • 50 years of the Mazda rotary

    Few collaborations between people of different nationalities has resulted in revolutionary automotive technologies that is as significant as the Mazda rotary engine. Similar to British and French engineers coming together to create the Concorde supersonic jet, the Mazda rotary is the product of German ingenuity and Japanese adaptability, and has stood the test of time as an unlikely candidate shortlisted for the greatest automotive engines ever made.

  • Top 10 scale-model real life showcars from Hotwheels

    Hotwheels is a petrolheads entry into the car world. A few bucks sets a kid up for a lifetime of automobilia. Here's the greatest model cars of real life showcars by Hotwheels.

  • 11 of the CRAZIEST show cars ever made

    Some show cars give hints at what may come. Others grab the imagination, shove a couple of dynamite sticks in there and light the fuse. These are the 11 of the craziest cars ever made. Some went into production. Others caught fire.

  • All in the details: Volvo XC90

    Luxury SUVs are a dime a dozen these days. Volvo tries to carve itself a niche with the tech laden, gorgeous XC90.