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Feast Your Eyes on The Bugatti Centodieci

International News
19 Aug 2019
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This is the Centodieci, this is the limited-edition model from Bugatti that celebrates the company’s 110th birthday. To commemorate the special occasion, Bugatti went back to its roots and created the Chiron based Centodieci while paying homage to the landmark EB110 supercar. Introduced in 1991, the EB110 was the first car launched by Bugatti, following its revival by Italian businessman…

Ford Sidhai Cash No Bakwaas Offer!

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19 Aug 2019
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G.O. International Pvt. Ltd., the sole authorized distributor of Ford Vehicles in Nepal have announced an offer that shouldn’t be missed. Under this offer, you will be provided with 3 different scratch cards through which you will be able to win up to Rs. 3 lakhs in cash. Apart from that, you can also get…

NADA Auto Show 2019 To Kick-Off Next Week!

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18 Aug 2019
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NADA Automobiles Association of Nepal or NADA has been actively organizing their Auto Expo for the past 13 years and every year has been better than the last. Now, the expo enters its 14th year and promises to be the best one yet with a plethora of exciting new debuts, particularly in the EV segment,…

BREAKING NEWS: Tata Harrier to Enter the Nepalese Market as the H5

Local News
12 Aug 2019
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The Tata Harrier, which is set to be unveiled at this year’s NADA Autoshow, will be christened as the H5 in the Nepalese market. The change in name is mainly because Toyota has an international patent on the name. Toyota has used the same Harrier name since 1997 for a line of crossover SUVs (related…

Volkswagen Exchange Camp Till 17th August

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16 Aug 2019
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Pooja International Nepal Pvt. Ltd, the authorized dealer of Volkswagen in Nepal, has announced the launch of the scheme Volkswagen  Exchange Offer. The Volkswagen exchange offer starts from 13-17 August. Under this offer, customers can get exciting benefits such as attractive cash discount, exchange bonus, free accessories,  loyalty bonus, easy finance facility,  2 years unlimited…

Updated Tiago JTP & Tigor JTP Launched In India

International News
16 Aug 2019
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JT Special Vehicles (JTSV), a 50:50 Joint Venture between Tata Motors and Jayem Automotives, has announced the launch of the newly upgraded JTP twins – The Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP, in the Indian market. Available at a price of INR.6.69 Lakhs for the Tiago JTP and INR.7.59 Lakhs for the Tigor JTP, these cars…

Volkswagen Polo Celebrates 10-Years In India

International News
16 Aug 2019
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Volkswagen Polo has completed 10 years of production in India.   First launched in India in the year 2009, the Polo was offered in various petrol and diesel engine options. More powerful GT TSI and GT TDI variants were introduced later. The Polo was the only premium hatchback to have dual airbags and ABS as standard within…

Hyundai NEXO Fuel Cell SUV Earns Top Safety Pick+ Award

International News
13 Aug 2019
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The 2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel cell electric SUV has earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for vehicles built after June 2019. The Nexo, which is only available in California, is the first such hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that IIHS has tested. Evaluating the Nexo was also beneficial…

Mercedes Facing Fines Over Emission Issues

International News
13 Aug 2019
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The news comes from a German magazine names Der Spiegel, as per the magazine Mercedes-Benz’s parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from 800 million Euro to 1 billion Euro for diesel emission-related violations. German motor vehicle authority has discovered illegal software fitted to various Mercedes-Benz C-class and E-class diesel models, including the popular C220 CDI and E220 CDI. The software is…

Ford Nepal Announces Exchange and Test Drive

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12 Aug 2019
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GO International, the sole authorized distributor of Ford vehicles in Nepal have announced the Exchange and Test Drive event. The event has already started and will end on 17th August, and it features Mega Exchange Offers, Best Valuation for used vehicles, Free Test Drive of Ford’s Brand-New Models including: Ford Ranger Ford EcoSport Ford Freestyle  Ford…

2019 Austrian MotoGP: Everything You Need To Know!

International News
10 Aug 2019
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Championship leader Marc Marquez claimed premier class pole position number 59 to surpass MotoGP Legend Mick Doohan’s record as the Championship leader was in formidable form in Q2 at the Austrian MotoGP to head Fabio Quartararo and Andrea Dovizioso on the front row. Can anyone beat a superlative Marquez on Sunday afternoon? Or, Will Ducati keep…

Ten Millionth MINI Rolls Off Oxford Production Line

International News
11 Aug 2019
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Another celebration took place at the traditional MINI plant with a rich heritage punctually heralding the 60th anniversary of the British premium brand – the anniversary vehicle is a model of the MINI 60 Years Edition. The ten millionth vehicle of the heritage brand was produced at the British MINI Plant Oxford where the classic…

Hyundai Motorsport Set to Go Electric

International News
09 Aug 2019
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Hyundai Motorsport has begun work on its first-ever electric race car in an exciting new project that will herald a new motorsport era for the company. The car, which has been designed and built at Hyundai Motorsport’s headquarters in Alzenau, Germany, will break cover for the first time on September 10, the media day of the…

Jiayuan City Spirits EV Debuting Soon In The Nepalese Market

Local News
08 Aug 2019
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With the government announcing policy-driven incentives for plug-in electric vehicles, the nascent EV market is poised to take off in the Nepalese market. Jumping on the bandwagon is the Chinese manufacturer Jiayuan Electric Vehicles which looks set to introduce the rather odd-looking City Spirits in the Nepalese market.  Jiayuan says the City Spirits is the…

Ramro Motors Confirms The Audi e-Tron Electric SUV For Nepal

Local News
06 Aug 2019
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Yes, you read the headline correctly. Ramro Motors, Nepal’s first multi-brand showroom that deals in buying and selling re-conditioned vehicles, has confirmed the Audi e-tron electric SUV for the Nepalese market. To be imported by Prinsa International, the Audi e-tron will be exclusively available through Ramro Motors’ showroom in Sano Gaucharan, Naxal. Let’s talk numbers…

Nabil Bank Introduces ‘Nabil eAuto Loan’; Financing up to 80% Available

Local News
08 Aug 2019
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Your dream of owning an electric vehicle is now a little easier, thanks to Nabil Bank’s ‘Nabil eAuto Loan’ scheme. Under this scheme, the company is providing financing up to 80% at an interest rate of 9.59% per annum.  The major attractions of this scheme are: Interest rate: Base rate + 1.50% premium Financing up…

Nissan Kicks Sales Cross 222+ Units In Nepal

Local News
07 Aug 2019
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Cumulative sales of the Nissan Kicks have crossed more than 222+ units within a few months since its launch in the domestic market. The Kicks which was launched in February 2019 is Nissan’s principal product in the Nepalese market. Since its launch, the Kicks has proved to be the real game-changer for Nissan in the…

2019 Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Hatchback Unveiled In India

International News
07 Aug 2019
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Hyundai Motor India has unveiled the first glimpse and announced the name of its upcoming new-gen Grand i10 hatchback – The Grand i10 Nios. Hyundai says the name ‘Nios’ means ‘more’, and denotes the new Grand i10’s promise of providing more value, more features, more performance and more space to the buyers.  It will co-exist with the current-gen…

MG Becomes The Official Global Car Partner Of Liverpool Football Club!

International News
04 Aug 2019
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MG Motor has signed a partnership with Liverpool FC, becoming the historic football club’s official global car partner. The association with Liverpool FC, the current titleholder of the UEFA Champions League, will accelerate MG’s brand awareness across global markets such as Europe, Asia, Middle East, Australia, South America, North Africa and more. For MG and…

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Launched In India

International News
09 Aug 2019
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The Suzuki Gixxer 250 has finally debuted in India. the Suzuki Gixxer 250 is available in two colour schemes – a combination of Metallic Matte Platinum Silver/ Metallic Matte Black, and a Metallic Matte Black colour and will retail at an introductory price of INR 1.59 lakhs. Let’s talk about the engine first, the Suzuki Gixxer…

MotoGP Edition Of The 2019 Yamaha R15, FZ 25 And Cygnus Ray ZR Launched In India

International News
05 Aug 2019
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Yamaha Motor India has announced its new pan India brand campaign ‘The Call of the Blue 2.0’. The campaign which was launched last year is designed to eulogize about Yamaha’s racing DNA slotted into Indian two-wheelers and it draws parallel to its product planning, marketing and customer engagement strategies with the brand’s global image of ‘excitement, style and…

2019 Czech MotoGP: Everything You Need To Know!

International News
04 Aug 2019
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It was another Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) qualifying masterclass in an absolute classic at the Monster Energy Czech MotoGP but with sunny blue skies forecast for Sunday, the number 93 isn’t going to have it all his own way. Here are the ten things you need to know ahead of the  Monster Energy Grand Prix…

Suzuki Ertiga XL6 Spied in India

International News
02 Aug 2019
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These images below, (courtesy of gaadiwaadi.com) points to Suzuki’s next launch for India, the upcoming six-seat XL6. The ‘XL6’ gets its name for the 6-seater configuration it will offer. Rumored to be called the Ertiga Cross, the car has been spied completely undisguised for the first time. The Ertiga-based Suzuki XL6 gets fresh styling upfront with a…

Tata Motors Carnival Kicks-Off!

Local News
02 Aug 2019
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Best Ever Valuation, On the Spot Finance, Loyalty Exchange Bonus up to 1 Lakh, 1 Year Free Road Tax, Car accessories on every exchange valuation, Surprise gifts worth Rs 10000 on every vehicle delivery, and 2 Movie tickets on every test drive.

Exchange Camp: Nationwide Hyundai Exchange Camp

Offers
01 Aug 2019
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Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorized distributor for Hyundai cars in Nepal, has announced a nationwide ‘Hyundai Exchange Camp’ from August 1st to August 8th. Under this exchange camp, customers can avail benefits like easy finance and insurance, attractive cash discount, loyalty bonus worth Rs 15,000, spot exchange and valuation, exchange bonus up to…

Land Rover Classic Launches Defender Upgrade Kits

International News
31 Jul 2019
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Land Rover Classic has introduced a range of upgrades for older Defender models which deliver enhanced performance and on-road agility inspired by the exclusive limited-edition Defender Works V8 – 70th Edition. The new Upgrade Kits, the first of their kind from Land Rover Classic, allow Defender owners to enhance 90 and 110 derivatives built between…

TVS Announces MotoSoul – A Global Event For Motorcycle Enthusiasts

International News
31 Jul 2019
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TVS Motor Company has announced a global event for performance motorcycle enthusiasts – MotoSoul. Held in association with TVS Racing – the factory racing team of TVS Motor Company, MotoSoul is scheduled between 18th & 19th October, 2019 in Vagator, Goa. It will be an annual event with MotoSoul 2019 being the first edition. The event…

Events: Tata Motors Nepal Carnival 2019

Local News
31 Jul 2019
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Tata Motors Nepal is organizing its annual car carnival from August 1st-4th at Tata Motors showroom, Thapathali.  The special attraction of the events is Best Ever Valuation, On the Spot Finance, Loyalty Exchange Bonus up to 1 Lakh, 1 Year Free Road Tax, Car accessories on every exchange valuation, Surprise gifts worth Rs 10000 on…

Tata Nexon EV Confirmed By Company’s Chairman

International News
31 Jul 2019
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Speaking at the company’s 74th Annual General Meeting, Tata Group Chairman N Chandrasekaran confirmed that Tata Motors will launch four new electric vehicles including the Altroz, Nexon and the Tiago facelift in the next eighteen months. Tata Motors currently has the Tigor EV in its portfolio, but it is only available for commercial buyers in…

Shark Acquires Nolan Helmets

International News
30 Jul 2019
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2 Ride Holding Group, the parent company of Shark helmets has just acquired the Italian helmet maker Nolan. The 2 Ride Holding Group provides a full range of accessories for motorcyclists (helmets, leather goods, clothing, luggage, saddlery, etc.). It currently has five brands – Shark, Bering, Bagster, Segura, and Cairn. Nolan’s parent company, The Nolan…

Hyundai Venue Gets 50,000 Bookings In Just 60 Days

International News
30 Jul 2019
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The recently launched Hyundai Venue has reached a milestone of fastest ever 50,000 bookings within sixty days of its launch in the Indian market. Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Vikas Jain, National Sales Head, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said,” The Hyundai Venue has been able to strike a chord with the iGen customers who seek future Technology,…

2020 Benelli TNT600i Leaked Images Surface Online

International News
30 Jul 2019
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A full set of studio images of the upcoming 2020 Benelli TNT600i have surfaced online. The leaked images which show the upcoming bike from all angles is completely different from the spy images of the bike which were earlier clicked at a production facility in China. The new 2020 Benelli TNT600i is expected to make its…

Grease Monkey Mondays – Episode 1: Changing Your Car’s Air Filter

Reviews
29 Jul 2019
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Welcome to the very first episode of Nepal Drives’ Grease Monkey Mondays, powered by Gulf Lubricants Nepal (Nepal Lube Oil ltd.). Grease Monkey Mondays are for those people who like to work on their vehicles at home and for light maintenance issues that you can fix without going to the mechanic. In episode 1, we…

NLOL Organizes Dealer Conference 2076/77; Awards the Best-Performing Distributors

Commercial Market
29 Jul 2019
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Nepal Lube Oil Limited (NLOL), the licensee for manufacturing and marketing Gulf Lubricants in Nepal, recently organized its 207/77 Dealer Conference at Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur. The tagline for this year was “Creating blueprints for better future”. The meet was divided into two parts, Strategy Discussion Session and Award Ceremony. Like previous years, this year too…

Toyota Nepal Organises Tree Plantation Event as a CSR Activity

Local News
28 Jul 2019
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United Traders Syndicate Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorized distributors of Toyota vehicles in Nepal, under its environmental CSR initiative, carried out a tree plantation ceremony from Chabhil Dhobi Khola Pool to Pahelo Pool in the capital. 360 saplings of Karbir (Orleandar) were planted during the ceremony.  The CSR intiative was kicked off in the presence…

Lotus Unveils The 2020 Evora GT For North America

International News
28 Jul 2019
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Lotus has unveiled the new 2020 Evora GT for North America, replacing the Evora Sport 410 and Evora 400. Available in both 2 seat and 2+2 configurations, and with manual and automatic transmissions, the Evora GT is the latest in the Evora line and provides more power and torque from an already celebrated sports car….

Jaguar Land Rover Posts £395 Million Loss Due To Lower Sales

International News
26 Jul 2019
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With industry volumes down in most regions, Jaguar Land Rover reported a year-on-year 11.6% decline in its global retail sales to 128,615 vehicles for the quarter. Encouragingly, the company had record sales in the UK, up 2.6% year-on-year for the period, while China sales rose in June compared with the prior month. Sales of the…

2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Debuts In Thailand

International News
26 Jul 2019
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The facelifted Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been unveiled in Thailand, the country where it is also built. There’s a major revision to the front fascia, with the design very similar to the L200 pickup on which the Pajero Sport is based. Mitsubishi’s signature Dynamic Shield front view design concept has been further evolved on the…

MV Agusta Partners With Chinese Giant Loncin To Produce New Line Of 350-500cc Motorcycles

International News
26 Jul 2019
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The iconic Italian manufacturer MV Agusta Motor and the Chinese industrial giant Loncin Motor Co., Ltd., have entered a long term strategic partnership agreement that has, as a base, the development of an all-new family of MV Agusta products in the 350-500cc displacement. The collaboration marks significant progress towards a major pillar in the MV…

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Makes Global Debut; Gets A Solar Panel Roof

International News
24 Jul 2019
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Hyundai has rolled out a new version of its Sonata Hybrid which comes equipped with the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) technology and solar roof system. The solar roof on Hyundai’s new Sonata Hybrid adds 1300km of range per year with six hours of daily charging under the sun. Under the hood, the Sonata…

Nissan & Datsun Nationwide Free Service Camp

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24 Jul 2019
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Pioneer Moto Corp, the sole authorized distributors for Nissan and Datsun vehicles in Nepal, has announced a Nationwide Free Service Camp from 9th- 15th Shrawan. Customers can avail benefits like free vehicle checkup, free top wash, free labour charge, upto 20% discount on spare parts, and upto 30% discount on accessories. Moreover, the company is…

2019 Suzuki Wagon R: Little Big Boy | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
23 Jul 2019
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If you found yourself sitting in the back seat of a modest little hatchback, driven by a massive six-footer, with two large men sitting beside you, do you think you would you be able to fetch your phone out of your pocket without a struggle? In the new Suzuki Wagon R, you can. Now, that…

The All New Ford Figo 2019: Worth Your Love | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
22 Jul 2019
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I love the Ford Figo, the 2017 model, my family car. I loved it the moment I floored the 1.5l diesel and a surge of hot fiery fissures shot up my right foot and escaped through my fingertips. Well, maybe not as dramatic as that, but it certainly put a smile on my face. That…

Mega Motors opens its new Nissan & Datsun Showroom at Gwarko

Local News
21 Jul 2019
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Mega Motors Pvt. Ltd., an authorized dealer of Nissan & Datsun vehicles in the Kathmandu valley has opened its new showroom at Gwarko.  The event was inaugurated by, Mr. Sandeep Sharda Director of Pioneer Moto Corp Pvt., the Sole Authorized Distributor of Nissan & Datsun in Nepal. On the occasion of the new showroom inauguration,…

Tata Motors Rolls Out 100,000th Nexon

International News
21 Jul 2019
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Tata Motors India has rolled out its 100,000th Tata Nexon from its Ranjangaon facility. The announcement comes in less than 22 months after the brand sold its first vehicle in September 2017. This compact SUV which has also been crowned as India’s Safest car has scaled new heights in sales, making it the 2nd most…

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: Flying Under The Radar | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
21 Jul 2019
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IF YOU ARE A CAR NERD, THE WORD “ECLIPSE” WILL… Take you back to 2001 to “The Fast and The Furious”. The first movie in the legendary franchise had Brain O’Conner, played by the late Paul Walker, going undercover in a tricked out Mitsubishi Eclipse hoping to find a lead on the heist crew… (Seriously,…

The Upcoming Tata Altroz; Everything We Know So Far!

International News
19 Jul 2019
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The Tata Altroz is expected to launch soon in the Indian market and is aiming to shake the premium hatchback segment and this is a quick read about everything we know about the Tata Altroz so far. The premium hatchback from Tata will rival the likes of the Suzuki Baleno, Volkswagen Polo, Toyota Glanza and…

2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette Stingray Unveiled

International News
19 Jul 2019
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Chevrolet has finally lifted the covers off of their highly anticipated mid-engined car, the C8 Corvette Stingray. Chevrolet fulfills the long-term promise of the iconic Corvette with the introduction of the 2020 Stingray, the brand’s first-ever production mid-engine Corvette. The 2020 Stingray is re-imagined to bring customers new levels of performance, technology, craftsmanship, and luxury. The…

Suzuki Gixxer SF MotoGP Edition Launched In India

International News
19 Jul 2019
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Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. has launched the MotoGP edition of the new Gixxer SF 150 for motorsports lovers. Priced at INR 110,605, the Gixxer SF MotoGP edition is a tribute to Suzuki’s racing legacy. The new Gixxer SF MotoGP edition series wears the same livery theme along with Suzuki Racing Blue color taking cues from the…

MG Hector Sold Out For 2019; Bookings Closed Temporarily

International News
18 Jul 2019
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MG Motor India has taken a temporary decision to halt the bookings of the newly launched Hector, keeping in mind the company’s commitment to ensure customer satisfaction. The Hector which has garnered an overwhelming response has already received more than 21,000 bookings since bookings began on June 4. The company plans to increase production for the…

Bookings Open For The MG ZS EV in Nepal!!!

Local News
18 Jul 2019
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Paramount Motors Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of MG vehicles in Nepal, has opened the bookings for the electrified ZS SUV. The MG ZS EV comes at an aggressive price tag of Rs. 49.99 lakhs which includes a 7KW AC charger, making it one of the most affordable all-electric cars in Nepal. The MG ZS…

Kia Niro EV Enters Nepal!

Local News
18 Jul 2019
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The shift towards electric cars in Nepal has received a major boost in the form of the Kia Niro EV. Continental Trading Enterprises, the sole authorized distributor of Kia Motors in Nepal, has brought in the company’s latest all-electric crossover. Let’s talk numbers first, the Kia Niro EV comes with a massive 64kWh battery paired…

Harley-Davidson LiveWire; The Future Is Electric

International News
15 Jul 2019
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The future has arrived. And, it’s electric. Harley-Davidson has unveiled the production version of its first electric cruiser, the LiveWire. The Harley-Davidson LiveWire made its debut as a concept at the EICMA 2018 motorcycle show and at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2019. The LiveWire model is the first in a broad portfolio of electric two-wheelers…

2019 Renault Duster: What’s New?

International News
14 Jul 2019
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The Duster which plays a pivotal role in Renault India’s product portfolio has finally received its long overdue facelift. The new Duster comes with a handful of exterior and interior updates to lend a more desirable feel. It comes equipped with 25 brand new features and technology enhancements, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto infotainment with…

What to Do If Your Car Is Flooded?

Local News
13 Jul 2019
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Heavy flooding triggered by incessant rainfall has inundated many parts of the country including the capital. The low-lying suburbs of the capital have been flooded by surging water level. This constant waterlogging has also affected vehicular movement with a number of cars being partially or fully submerged in the floodwater. Immersion in water can wreak…

2019 Suzuki Gixxer 155 Launched in India

International News
12 Jul 2019
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Suzuki Motorcycles India Pvt. Ltd has launched the 2019 Suzuki Gixxer 155 in India at INR Rs 1.02 lakh. The bike gets a complete design overhaul for 2019 along with a host of new features. Powering the 2019 Suzuki Gixxer is the same 155 cc SOHC, air-cooled mill, coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. The upgraded engine produces…

Hyundai Motor Group Unveils World’s First CVVD Engine Technology With Improved Performance and Less Emissions

International News
12 Jul 2019
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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Continuously Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) technology to feature in future Hyundai and Kia vehicles. The innovation was revealed at Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang on Wednesday alongside the Smartstream G1.6 T-GDi the first engine to feature the technology. CVVD optimizes both engine performance and fuel efficiency while also being…

After 21 Years Volkswagen Bids Farewell To The Iconic Beetle

International News
11 Jul 2019
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After its multi-generational run as a brand mainstay and global automotive phenomenon, the Volkswagen Beetle is ending production. The final car produced by Volkswagen de Mexico’s Puebla plant—a Denim Blue coupe—will live on display at Volkswagen’s local museum in Puebla as a lasting tribute to the automobile’s rich and storied heritage. Introduced to America as…

Bajaj CT110 Launched In India

International News
11 Jul 2019
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Bajaj Auto has launched the CT110 in the Indian market. The 110 cc commuter motorcycle is available in two variants – Kick Start and Electric Start, and it will be positioned CT100 and the more premium Platina 110 in the brand’s product lineup. The base variant is priced at INR 37,997, while the Electric Start variant retails at…

Ducati Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of The 916 With A Limited-Edition Panigale V4

International News
11 Jul 2019
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It’s twenty-five years since the Ducati 916 made its first appearance. A bike that transformed the world of motorcycle design and to make fans all over the world fall in love, the 916 was uniquely stylish, elegant, light and technologically innovative. To celebrate this key anniversary, Ducati will present the Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916….

Renault India Launches The All New Duster

International News
09 Jul 2019
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Renault has launched the all-new Duster in India. The new Renaut Duster starts at INR 7,99,990 and comes with new features and technological advancements. The iconic new Renault Duster looks bolder with the new tri-winged full chrome grille, new dual tone body colour front bumper which features muscular skid plates, new signature projector headlamps with LED DRLs that…

2019 German MotoGP: Everything You Need To Know!

International News
07 Jul 2019
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Repsol Honda Team rider Marc Marquez will start on pole for the tenth time at the Sachsenring, but it was no easy ride for the number 93 who was under pressure from French rookie Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT). Is the reigning World Champion on his way to making it ten out of ten in Saxony,…

TVS Apache RR 310: Red Hot | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
03 Jul 2019
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Koteswor-Kalanki Expressway: 7 a.m. Well before the newly built eight-lane roads roar and rage, adding to the noise of a bustling city, we find ourselves in the presence of a splendid machine. One that unleashes an arsenal of smirks and smiles from anyone who rides it. Trying our best to keep our manners intact, we…

Renault Duster Facelift Spied in India Before Launch

International News
03 Jul 2019
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While the teaser had been pouring in on the internet for quite some time now, the Renault Duster Facelift has finally been spied undisguised. Judging from the images it can be seen that the Renault Duster Facelift will receive projector headlights and fresh chrome-embellished grille with the second facelift. Other exterior updates will include a new…

2019 Suzuki Gixxer 155 Facelift Spied in India

International News
03 Jul 2019
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The 2019 Suzuki Gixxer 155 has been spied completely undisguised. Suzuki is also going to be launching the Gixxer 155 soon in India. The Suzuki Gixxer 155, like its fully-faired sibling, the Suzuki Gixxer SF, will receive dual-tone paint with the facelift. The unit seen in the spy shot here features dual-tone black and blue paint. Seen clearly…

Nissan’s Monsoon Exchange Week

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01 Jul 2019
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Pioneer Moto Corp, the sole authorized distributor of Nissan vehicles in Nepal has announced the Monsoon Exchange Week. The exchange week will begin on the 1st of July and end on the 7th of July. Under this offer, customers will get attractive cash discounts of up to Rs. 5,00,000, on the spot valuation of your…

Mahindra Monsoon Service Camp

Offers
01 Jul 2019
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Agni Incorporated, the sole authorized distributor of Mahindra vehicles in Nepal has announced the Monsoon Service Camp offer. The service camp will start on 3rd July and end on 5th July. This service camp will offer you 30 points checkup, 10% discount in spare parts, lubricants, and labor and also a free health checkup. For…

Hyundai Motor Group and Rimac Reiterate Importance of Strategic Partnership

International News
01 Jul 2019
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Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) joined its partner Rimac Automobili in a discussion on the potential of the new auto industry in Croatia. The event hosted by Rimac Founder and CEO Mate Rimac was held on June 28 in Rimac headquarters on the outskirts of Zagreb with Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of…

The all-new BMW S 1000 RR launched in India

International News
28 Jun 2019
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BMW Motorrad has launched the all-new BMW S 1000 RR superbike in India. Let’s get the pricing out of the way, the BMW S1000RR is priced at INR 18.50 lakh for the Standard model, while the Pro and Pro M Sport are priced at INR 20.95 lakh and INR 22.95 lakh. The BMW S 1000 RR shaped…

MG Launches The Hector SUV, Puts An Aggressive Price Tag

International News
27 Jun 2019
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MG Hector will be the first MG SUV heading into India. The Hector will be powered by a Multijet II oil burner sourced from Fiat that also does duty on the Jeep Compass. Apart from the diesel, the Hector will also be powered by 1.5-liter petrol. Now the company has officially launched the Hector SUV in…

BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster

International News
27 Jun 2019
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For more than 90 years, the 2-cylinder boxer engine has been a key element of the BMW Motorrad identity, in both technological and visual terms. But as the entire world is moving towards electric propulsion, the BMW Group also consistently pursues electrification. The question arises, however, in the minds of everyone, what would an all-electric…

Tata Motors Give Tata Tigor an AMT Variant

International News
27 Jun 2019
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Tata Motors announced the introduction of two new Automatic (AMT) variants to its Tigor range – the XMA and the XZA+. These two new trims, stacked with premium features and effortless mobility of an Automatic will carry forward the style quotient of the Tigor. The XMA and XZA+ will be priced at INR. 6.39 Lakhs and…

Mahindra Adventure’s all-new Super XUV300 enters Rally Championship

International News
27 Jun 2019
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Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. today announced that the company’s newest SUV, the XUV300 which has been pleasing the crowd ever since its launch will also be entering in the upcoming Rally Championships in the car’s own rally avatar dubbed the “Super XUV300”.  he Super XUV300 is developed set the trails ablaze, during rallies, with its petrol…

Kia Reveals The Numbers for the Seltos SUV

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26 Jun 2019
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The Seltos is the newest compact SUV in Kia’s line up. Kia is positive that the Seltos will bring sophistication and assertiveness to the compact SUV segment. The name of the Kia Seltos is inspired by Greek mythology and the legend of ‘Celtos’, the son of Hercules. Representing the brave and assertive spirit of Celtos, the ‘S’…

Ford Debuts The 2020 Ford Puma Crossover

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26 Jun 2019
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After months of teasing, Ford has finally unveiled the Ford Puma. Unlike the old Puma which was a small, smartly styled front-wheel-coupe, the 2020 Ford Puma is a smartly styled compact crossover.  The Puma gets a rounder and a livelier front fascia. The sleek and stylish design study features an expressive face with high-mounted headlamps, smooth, sculpted lines, a…

KIA Motors Ranked Highest Mass Market Brand For Fifth Consecutive Year In J.D. POWER U.S. Initial Quality Study

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25 Jun 2019
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For the fifth consecutive year, Kia was named the number one non-luxury automotive brand today by J.D. Power in the 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS), with a reported 70 problems per 100 vehicles, a two-point improvement over last year’s results.  Kia’s continued success in IQS was led by having four models – Rio, Forte,…

Monsoon Proof Your Car

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25 Jun 2019
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Monsoon is here, soon the roads all across the country will be drenched with rain which will make for a wet, slippery and an annoying ride. While we don’t have any solution to alleviate the annoyance, we do have some tips for you to increase the safety behind the wheel during the downpour. Keep off…

Hyundai Finishes as the Second-Highest Non-Premium Brand in J.D. Power’s 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS)

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25 Jun 2019
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New-vehicle quality across the entire Hyundai lineup resulted in the company being ranked as the second-highest non-premium brand in J.D. Power’s 2019 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS)SM for the second consecutive year. Hyundai owners reported three fewer problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) than in 2018 as Hyundai also maintained its third overall ranking with a…

New Child Seat Safety Concept From Mercedes is Freaking Cool

International News
24 Jun 2019
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Mercedes-Benz has showcased a new concept for child safety in its 2019 Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESF) and before going into the description we’ll say out loud, that is a freaking cool child seat. The child seat concept comes with Pre-Safe functions, where the seatbelts are preventively tensioned before a crash and side impact protection elements are…

Harley Davidson Expanding Into Asia With Small Displacement Motorcycles

International News
23 Jun 2019
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Harley Davidson announced another step in its strategy to build more riders globally and expand access into Asia through a collaboration with Qianjiang Motorcycle Company Limited to launch a smaller, more accessible Harley-Davidson motorcycle for sale in Harley-Davidson dealerships in China by the end of 2020. This collaboration joins Harley-Davidson’s global motorcycle leadership with the capabilities…

The Most Powerful Vehicles We Have Driven…. Until Today

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23 Jun 2019
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Ever since we started Nepal Drives, we have driven almost all the new two and four wheelers present in the Nepali market. And to give you something interesting to read on a gloomy and a rather boring Sunday, we have compiled a list of some of the most powerful two and four wheelers we have…

Kia Officially Unwraps The Seltos Compact SUV

International News
20 Jun 2019
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Kia Motors has officially taken the wraps off of its new global compact SUV, the Kia Seltos. With this global unveiling, Kia is positive that the Seltos will bring sophistication and assertiveness to the compact SUV segment. The name of the Kia Seltos is inspired by Greek mythology and the legend of ‘Celtos’, the son of Hercules….

Get Upto Rs 1,00,000 Cash Discount On Hyundai Cars

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20 Jun 2019
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Laxmi Intercontinental, the sole authorized distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Nepal have announced the Monsoon Delight offer. Under this offer, if you purchase a Hyundai vehicle in the monsoon you can get, attractive cash discount, up to Rs. 1,00,000 cash discount via a scratch card, exchange bonus, loyalty bonus, spot valuation, and easy financing. Apart…

KTM RC125 ABS Launched in India

International News
20 Jun 2019
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KTM has launched its baby supersport bike the RC125 in India. The KTM RC125 has been launched at a price of INR 1.47 lakh. The baby RC follows the same design language as its bigger RC cousins, the RC 200 and the RC 390. However, the RC 125 gets a new black and orange paint scheme with new…

Peugeot Debuts The 2020 Peugeot 2008 And The 2008 EV

International News
20 Jun 2019
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The first generation of the Peugeot 2008 received a lot of success which is why Peugeot has gone ahead and unveiled the second generation Peugeot 2008 SUV and this time around, Peugeot has also given 2008 an electric twist. The 2020 Peugeot 2008 is more stylistically assertive. The balanced lines and overall proportions are those…

Renault Triber Seven-Seater MPV Unveiled

International News
19 Jun 2019
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Renault has officially unveiled their seven-seater small MPV, the Renault Triber. Directly rivaling the Datsun Go+ MPV, the Renault Triber, like the Go+ measures under four meters in length. The Renault Triber is Based on a modified version of the Kwid’s CMF-A platform and resemblance the Renault Kwid but to differentiate itself from the shorter brother, the Renault…

5 Millionth Harley Davidson Rolled Off The Assembly Line

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18 Jun 2019
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Harley Davidson’s 5 millionth motorcycle produced has rolled off the assembly line in York, Pennsylvania. The story of Harley-Davidson’s Vehicle Operations in York began on the cusp of World War Two when the U.S. Navy commissioned a factory to meet the urgent demand for anti-aircraft guns. In 1973, Harley-Davidson motorcycle production moved from Milwaukee to York and…

Revolt RV 400, First Fully Electric AI Powered Motorcycle From India

International News
18 Jun 2019
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Revolt Motors has finally unveiled India’s first fully electric motorcycle, the RV 400. Revolt Motors, an independent venture by Micromax co-founder, Rahul Sharma. The electric motorcycle is not priced yet however the pre-bookings will be open on June 25, 2019, for INR Rs 1,000 on the company’s website and Amazon India. The RV 400 electric motorcycle will be…

Mahindra Thar 700 Launched in India

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18 Jun 2019
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It gives us great joy to let you know that Mahindra has launched the Mahindra Thar 700 in India. It also gives us great sadness to tell you that the Mahindra Thar 700 will be the last Thar of its kind. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), a part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group,…

Honda Mean Mower is the Fastest Lawnmower on Earth!

International News
17 Jun 2019
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Back in 2014, Honda’s Mean Mower (a lawnmower on steroids)  won the title of the World’s fastest lawnmower by hitting a top speed of 187.6kph (116.57mph). Now in 2019, Honda has done it again with the Mean Mower V2. The new Honda Mean Mower comes with revised mechanicals and has managed to secure the Guinness World Record…

Legendary Jaguar Director of Design, Ian Callum Departs After 20 Years

International News
17 Jun 2019
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Jaguar announced that Ian Callum, Director of Design, is to leave his position at the company after two decades heading up Jaguar Design. Julian Thomson, currently Creative Design Director, has been appointed to the role of Director of Design, effective 01 July. Since joining Jaguar in 1999, Ian has built a world-class creative design team,…

Tata Motors Releases Teaser for the Tata Altroz

International News
17 Jun 2019
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Tata Motors has released the first teaser video of the Altroz, which is due for launch in the months to come. The Altroz teaser video showcases its handling and braking abilities. The company has also launched the official website of the Tata Altroz. The Tata Altroz will be a combo of urban car design with connectivity features…

2019 Catalunya MotoGP: Everything You Need To Know!

International News
16 Jun 2019
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Ahead of today’s race action at Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, here are ten things you need to know before lights go out for Round 7 of the season: 1. Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT), who crashed in FP3 for the first time ever since he stepped to the MotoGP class in November last year,…

Eicher, Now Operating Through New Service Centre!

Commercial Market
16 Jun 2019
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Eicher Trucks & Buses,  inaugurated its new 2S (Service & Spares) facility in Jagati, Kathmandu. The new facility has been set up in association with Eastern Management Pvt. Ltd. to provide world-class service and support to Eicher customers. In an effort to foster a long term relationship with the customers, the new facility will cater…

Škoda Mountiaq Concept is a Call To Adventure!

International News
15 Jun 2019
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This is the Mountiaq, Škoda’s concept pick up truck based on the Skoda Kodiaq. A total of 35 Škoda apprentices from seven different career paths, among them six women, were involved in the development and production of the Skoda Mountiaq. The sixth consecutive Student Car is a one-off and the remarkable result of months of work….

Hyundai and Kia Announce Investment in Aurora

International News
14 Jun 2019
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Hyundai Motor Group and Aurora Innovation Inc. announced that Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have invested in Aurora to accelerate the development of autonomous vehicle technologies.  The move will strengthen the strategic partnership formed between the companies in 2018, under which Hyundai, Kia, and Aurora have been collaborating on self-driving technologies on Hyundai’s…

2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships Kicks Off in Netherlands

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13 Jun 2019
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2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships, one of the largest and most prestigious archery events in the world, has kicked off in ‘s-Heterogenbosch, Netherlands, this week. This year’s competition runs from June 10 to June 16 in the city and municipality of Den Bosch — another common name for ‘s-Heterogenbosch — with Hyundai Motor Company supporting…

Hyundai Motor Partners with MDGo to Enhance Vehicle Safety System

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12 Jun 2019
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Hyundai is partnering with MDGo, an Israeli start-up specializing in medical artificial intelligence (AI) systems, to help shape the next generation of advanced vehicle safety systems. Hyundai and MDGo will co-develop connected services that bring the worlds of health and automotive closer than ever. The initiative is a key part of Hyundai Motor’s philosophy of…

Cleveland Cyclewerks Ace Scrambler: As Good As Sugar, Honey, Ice And Tea | Test Drive, Review

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11 Jun 2019
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There is a new motorcycle company on the roads of Nepal and it goes by the name of Cleveland Cyclewerks, and yes, that is how you spell it. The company was started by Scott Colosimo and Jarrod Streng in 2009 and is headquartered in Ohio, US and is manufactured in good ol’China. While it may…

Nissan Kicks: First Innings | Test Drive, Review

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10 Jun 2019
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Nissan knows its SUVs… Renowned all over the world for its indomitable Patrol and stylish X-Trail, Nissan knows how to make an SUV that will appeal to all types of people and will last for generations. However, the compact SUV segment is all but unknown to Nissan. That is changing now, Nissan has kicked down…

Suzuki Introduces Special Offer On Super Carry

Local News
10 Jun 2019
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CG|Motocorp has introduced a special offer on Super carry LCV. The all-new Suzuki super carry is being offered at an attractive cash discount of Rs. 20,000 with free insurance facility for a year. The company has provided 2yrs / 30000 km (whichever is earlier) as warranty together with after-sales support. The company is also providing…

Hyundai Festive Delight 2075 Winners Announced!!!

Local News
09 Jun 2019
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Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd., the sole authorized distributor of Hyundai Motors in Nepal handed over the keys to the bumper prize winners of Hyundai Festive Delight 2075. At an event held at the state of the art Hyundai showroom at Naxal, the keys were handed over to the Hyundai Creta winner (Badri Kumar Khadka) and…

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched in Nepal!

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06 Jun 2019
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Aprilia has launched the Aprilia Storm 125 in Nepal. Coming in at a price of Rs.2,24,900, the Aprilia Storm 125 is based on the Aprilia SR 125 with only a few but notable differences. Aprilia is offering the Storm 125 in two new paint options – matte red and matte yellow and will also offer sporty…

Ford EcoSport Thunder Edition Launched In India

International News
05 Jun 2019
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Ford has introduced a new Thunder edition of the EcoSport in the Indian market. Priced at a starting price of INR 10.18 Lakh, the Thunder edition replaces the previous Signature edition and gets revised cosmetic and new features. Cosmetic updates on the Thunder edition includes a black front grille and rear-view mirrors, all-black 17-inch alloys, …

Royal Enfield Nepal Introduces A new Variant Of Classic 350

Local News
04 Jun 2019
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Royal Enfield Nepal has introduced a new colour variant of its bestselling motorcycle in the Nepalese market, Classic – Gunmetal Grey in 350cc. The new variant now sports a matt finish, a new swingarm, a BS-IV engine and comes equipped with both front and rear disc brakes. The motorcycle continues to be powered by the…

Harley Davidson Sportster Iron 883: The American Badass | Test Drive, Review

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04 Jun 2019
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Name one motorcycle brand that has dominated pop culture more than Harley Davidson and we’ll eat our own shoe. Whether it’s the Terminator on a Fat Boy chasing down and rescuing John Connor in the LA River, Captain America riding the Street 750, or Mr. Bean getting the finger from a Harley riding bearded biker,…

Hyundai Santro: A Good First Pick | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
02 Jun 2019
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In this review of the New Hyundai Santro, we will try to talk as little as we can about the old Santro. We are not going to talk about how the previous generation of Santros were incredible cars. Nor are we going to talk about how they lived up to the “complete family car” promise…

Ferrari SF90 Stradale: The Most Powerful Road Going Ferrari Ever!

International News
02 Jun 2019
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This is the Ferrari SF90 Stradale, and it is the first plug-in hybrid from Ferrari and this is the most powerful road-going Ferrari on the planet. This Ferrari gets all the power it needs from Ferrari’s most powerful turbocharged V8, which has then been slapped on with three electric motors with a 25 km range…

Upcoming Kia SP Concept Caught Undisguised! To Be Named “Seltos”

International News
30 May 2019
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Kia has been long teasing the SP concept which is to be the company’s newest compact crossover, now thanks to the folks at autoblog.com the new Kia has been caught completely undisguised bearing the “Seltos” name. The car doesn’t shy away too far from its concept design with many elements looking identical, such as a new…

Hyundai Motor Introduces Electric Double-Decker Bus

International News
30 May 2019
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Hyundai Motor has unveiled an electric double-decker bus which is a first of its kind for Hyundai and is part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. To develop the company’s first electric double-decker bus, Hyundai worked for 18 months on a project supported by the Korean Ministry of Land,…

55,000 Miles On His Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled, Across 35 Countries In 381 Days

International News
29 May 2019
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Henry Crew, the young 23-year-old man who set off a year ago to ride solo all around the world with his Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled, has got back to England, establishing a new world record as the youngest motorcyclist to complete a round-the-world tour by motorcycle. Henry, who left on 3 April 2018 from the…

Hyundai Tucson Saves Couple From A Massive Rockfall

International News
29 May 2019
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Hualien, a city in eastern Taiwan was drenched in heavy rainfall on the evening of 24th May. A couple on their Hyundai Tucson was on the receiving end of a horrifying rockfall triggered by the rain. A giant rock speculated to be around 5 tons came hurling down and hit the unlucky couple. Fortunately, the…

TVS Launches The Updated Apache RR 310 in India

International News
28 May 2019
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TVS has launched the updated model of the Apache RR 310 in India. Coming in at a price of INR 2.27 lakhs. The updated version of the Apache RR 310 now comes with a new ‘Phantom Black’ color scheme with a red and white stripe. The most notable change of the updated Apache RR 310 is the…

BMW Officially Reveals The 2020 BMW 1 Series

International News
28 May 2019
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BMW has taken the wraps off it’s new 1 Series. The 1 Series enters its third generation and is developed from the ground up, the new hatch uses BMW’s FAAR architecture, which is also used for the X1 and X2 SUVs, along with the Mini Countryman. The new BMW 1 Series also represents a vast departure compared…

Three More Awards For The Nepal Bound Jaguar I-Pace!!!

International News
27 May 2019
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Following the treble, the Jaguar I-Pace won at the recently held 2019 World Car Awards, at the New York International Auto Show. The car has yet again repeated a similar feat, bagging three awards at the International Engine and Powertrain Awards, 2019. The Jaguar I-Pace has won the Best Electric Powertrain, Best New Engine (electric), and…

Hyundai Venue vs Rivals | Features Comparison

International News
26 May 2019
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Hyundai might have arrived late to the sub-4m party but it surely has made a strong case for itself with the all-new Venue compact SUV. From being India’s first connected car to offering several segment-first features, the Venue is an urban car packaged attractively. We pit the Venue against its rivals in terms of infotainment, exterior,…

Former Miss Nepal Shrinkhala Khatiwada Appointed Brand Ambassador of Agni Group

Local News
26 May 2019
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Former Miss Nepal Shrinkhala Khatiwada has been appointed Brand Ambassador for Agni Group, the main authorized Distributor of Mahindra & Mahindra vehicles in Nepal. In a program organized recently in Kathmandu, Executive Director of Agni Group Mr. Arjun Sharma announced this collaboration and handed over the key of Mahindra e2o to Ms. Khatiwada. Shrinkhala Khatiwada…

Sagarmatha Insurance Introduces ‘Insurance Digitally’

Local News
26 May 2019
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Sagarmatha Insurance Company, a leading Insurance company in the country, has introduced a new digital insurance platform called  ‘Insurance Digitally and Haat Haat Ma Bima’. Now, customers can purchase insurance policies in the Sagarmatha Insurance Mobile App and make payment with the help of online payment partners such as eSewa, Khalti, IME Pay and Connect…

Land Rover Unveils The New Discovery Sport!

International News
26 May 2019
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Discovery Sport is the youngest SUV in Land Rover’s lineage and yet this SUV has been the highest selling Land Rover worldwide with 100,000 units sold just last year. Now as the competition has grown tougher and the rivals are getting stronger, Land Rover has given the Disco Sport a major update. Behold the new…

Tata Motors Launches India’s First Compact Mini-Truck Tata Intra

International News
24 May 2019
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Strengthening its position as leader of the Small Commercial Vehicles (SCV) segment in the Indian market, Tata Motors India has launched a range of new generation ‘compact truck’ – the Tata Intra. Tata says the Intra is engineered and built to offer class-leading features, meeting the demanding and ever-evolving requirements of the SCV industry. With a…

KIA SP2i Compact SUV Interior Sketches Revealed

International News
23 May 2019
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Kia Motors has revealed the sketches of the cabin of its upcoming SP2i Compact SUV.  Due to be unveiled next month, the sketches reveal a modern, tech-laden, and a sophisticated interior trimmed in high-quality materials. The compact SUV will get a dual-tone themed interior with faux wood and brushed aluminium elements. The metallic highlights further…

Hyundai Venue vs Rivals | Specs Comparison

International News
23 May 2019
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Hyundai has finally ventured into the sub-4m compact SUV segment with the Venue.  The Venue comes at a competitive price and is loaded to the brim with features. We find out how it fares against rivals in terms of size and powertrain options. Hyundai Venue vs Ford EcoSport:  Hyundai Venue vs Tata Nexon: Hyundai Venue…

EXCLUSIVE: Hyundai Venue Launch Coverage From India

International News
21 May 2019
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Hyundai India has introduced the all-new Venue, the company’s first sub-4m compact SUV to join its growing product lineup, in the Indian market. Starting at a lucrative price tag of INR 6.5 Lakhs, the Venue is packed with a host of premium driver safety and convenience technologies and will be the most affordable Hyundai compact…

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 Launched in India!

International News
20 May 2019
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Suzuki has finally entered into the fully-faired, 250cc segment in India with a bang. The company has launched the much awaited Gixxer SF 250 at a price of INR. 1.71 Lakhs. This motorcycle debuts a new design language for Suzuki in India. The most eye-catching part about the motorcycle is the headlight with sharp edges that tie…

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 150 Launched in India!

International News
20 May 2019
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Suzuki has launched the updated Gixxer SF 150 in India at a price of INR. 1.10 Lakhs. The new model borrows much of its styling from its newly launched big brother the Gixxer SF 250. The fairing has been revised and the motorcycle now gets sharp LED headlamp unit also seen on the bigger brother….

2019 French MotoGP: Everything You Need To Know!

International News
19 May 2019
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Check out ten stats to come out from Le Mans as we get set for an unpredictable showdown today. 1. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has qualified on pole position for the 83rd time in his Grand Prix career, the 55th in the premier class (48.6%), equalling Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) in second…

Hero’s Hero’d Pati Offer!

Offers
19 May 2019
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NGM Hero has announced the Hero’d Pati Offer under which on every purchase of a Hero two-wheeler you are presented with a scratch card on which you can get a sure shot discount of up to Rs. 1,00,000. There will also be a fortnightly Lucky draw where one person will win Rs. 1,00,000. To further…

Datsun Pre-Budget Buzz8 Offer!!

Offers
19 May 2019
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Datsun has announced the Pre-Budget Buzz8 Offer, under which you will be able to buy any Datusn vehicle at a cheaper pre-budget price tag and also get 8 buzzing facilities. Under this offer, you can total benefits of up to Rs. 2,65,000 on the purchase of the Datsun RediGo, Rs. 3,70,000 on the purchase of…

McLaren GT, The Most Practical Grand Tourer From McLaren!

International News
17 May 2019
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First, the bonkers track weapon in the form of the Senna. Then, a straight line speed monster in the form of the Speedtail. Now, the ultimate continent touring car in the form of this… The McLaren GT. Designed to take on the likes of the Aston Martin DB11, the Ferrari Portofino, the Porsche 911 Turbo…

The 10 Millionth Yamaha Two-Wheeler Rolls Out in India

International News
17 May 2019
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India Yamaha Motor has achieved the 10 million-unit production milestone. The manufacturing facilities in Surajpur, Faridabad, and Chennai are said to have jointly contributed to the overall production achievement of the company. The 10 millionth product rolled out at this ceremony was Yamaha’s bestselling motorcycle model FZS-FI Version 3.0 from its Chennai factory. In addition this, India Yamaha Motor has…

Next Gen Creta Previewed by Hyundai at Auto Shanghai 2019

International News
16 May 2019
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Fresh off of the new Sonata unveil Hyundai has now the all-new Hyundai ix25 at Auto Shanghai 2019. The Hyundai ix25 is a compact SUV, which is likely to be launched in India as the second-generation Creta. The new design language is clearly carried over from the Hyundai Palisade, Hyundai Venue, and the new Hyundai Santa Fe with the split headlight setup, with…

Hero Launches Maestro Edge 125 and Pleasure Plus 110 in India!

International News
16 May 2019
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Hero MotoCorp has launched the Maestro Edge 125 and the 2019 Pleasure Plus. Coming to the first, the Maestro Edge 125 has been introduced in three variants and will start at INR 58,500 and go up to 62,000 for the top variant. The Maestro Edge 125 is also the first scooter in India to come equipped with fuel injection…

MG Hector Unveiled In India; Becomes India’s First Internet & 48V Hybrid Car

International News
15 May 2019
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MG Motor India has unveiled the much-awaited Hector, which according to the company is India’s first internet car with 50+ connected features. As India’s first 48V hybrid SUV, the MG Hector comes with 19 exclusive features that make it the new benchmark in its segment. With internet inside, the next-gen i-SMART technology in the Hector…

The City EV from Honda Will Be Named “e”

International News
15 May 2019
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Honda has officially named their new city EV the “e”. It is safe to assume that e stands for electric. The electric car is based on the Urban Electric Vehicle concept that was showcased by Honda at last year’s Frankfurt motor show which was then shown in near-production form as the Honda e prototype at the 2019 Geneva…

A List of Electric Vehicle to Launch in India by 2020!

International News
13 May 2019
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India has been the biggest suppliers of vehicles for Nepal, be it two, four or even more wheelers. So it is safe to assume that whatever launches at our neighbor’s place, some of it will eventually make its way into Nepal. As the automotive world has grown incredibly environment-friendly over recent years, India is also…

Mountain Calling: Toyota Rush Mustang Road Trip

Local News
11 May 2019
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Mustang… a land isolated from the modern yet chaotic world. A land tucked away behind some of the harshest of roads the country has seen. We are not going to write paragraphs about Mustang like an arrogant princess and spoil it for you because we believe that every person in this country should go visit…

Kia To Reveal SP Compact SUV In India On June 20

International News
10 May 2019
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The Kia SP India reveal will take place on June 20, 2019, ahead of its market launch later in the year in India.

MG Motor India Commences Production Of Hector

International News
09 May 2019
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The Hector SUV will make its global debut on 15th May and pre-orders will begin in the month of June.

Honda Dio Crosses 30 Lakh+ Milestone in India!

International News
09 May 2019
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Honda Dio has crossed the 30 Lakh+ milestone in India. While the Dio took 14 years to achieve the first 15 lakh sales, the remaining 15 lakh sales came in in the last 3 years which is nearly five times as fast. With this monumental milestone, Honda also retains its place as India’s 4thlargest selling scooter…

Hyundai Venue Variants Explained

International News
07 May 2019
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The Hyundai Venue is Hyundai’s newest small SUV scheduled to launch in India on the 21st of May and will soon see an inevitable Nepal launch. While the Ford EcoSport rival looks stylish and promising, it does come with a long list of features and divisions into multiple variants. So here is a little list…

Xiaomi Launches the Himo T1 Electric Moped in China!

International News
07 May 2019
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While they are world famous for their ridiculously good smartphones, Xiaomi has been in the electric two-wheeler radar recently as it has been launching a number of electric two-wheelers, mostly e-cycles in China. And this is the latest and rather an important product in Xiaomi’s electronic portfolio. Named the Himo T1, the vehicle appears to be…

Jodhpur Diaries With The All-New Ford Figo

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06 May 2019
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In this issue of Nepal Drives, we find ourselves under the sweltering hot sun of Jodhpur, the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a popular tourist destination famous for its fortresses, street food, and incredible culture. Our coordinates take us to an old area of Jodhpur where the blue-painted houses…

Mahindra Launches The TUV300 Facelift in India

International News
05 May 2019
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Mahindra has launched the facelifted version of the TUV300 in India. The SUV has been priced at INR 8.38 lakh and tops out at INR 10.17 lakh. Major updates of the facelifted TUV300 can be seen up front. The TUV300 features a new grille, smoked headlights with DRLs on top and a skid plate at…

New Crossfire GR7 Launched; Available For Test Ride

Local News
03 May 2019
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When Crossfire came out in the Nepalese market, it redefined the dirt bike segment. Having an incredible chassis and adding the power to match the aggressive looks and the flawless suspension was the receipt for the success of Crossfire motorcycles. Now the company has introduced the Crossfire GR7 in the domestic market at introductory pricing of…

Everything About The Upcoming Hyundai Venue

International News
03 May 2019
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The Venue is Hyundai’s newest small SUV made to go toe to toe against the Ford EcoSport and the Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The Venue conveys a modern design in a compact package. For those who are constantly on-the-go, the Venue clearly differentiates itself as a Hyundai when you look up front. The proportions and the…

Honda HR-V Now In Nepal; Launched At An Introductory Discount Of Rs 5,00,000

Local News
01 May 2019
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Honda Cars Nepal has launched the HR-V subcompact SUV in the Nepalese market at an introductory discount of Rs 5 Lakhs. The Honda HR-V sits above the BR-V and below the CR-V in Honda’s global SUV lineup. The exterior design includes a more substantial interpretation of Honda’s ‘Solid Wing Face’ graphic, with a new, high-gloss…

Hero MotoCorp Launches Three New 200cc Motorcycles in India

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01 May 2019
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The long wait is finally over because Hero MotoCorp has launched the XPulse twins in the Indian market. As a surprise, the brand also launched a third motorcycle, the Hero Xtreme 200S, a fully-faired version of the Xtreme 200R. The XPulse 200 and the XPulse 200T are powered by the same 199.6cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine from…

Volkswagen Celebrates 10 Years In Nepal

Local News
30 Apr 2019
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Pooja International Nepal Pvt. Ltd., the authorized importer of Volkswagen brand in Nepal organized a press conference today to mark the celebration of its 10th Anniversary in Nepal. In the spirit of this joyous occasion, Pooja International Nepal Pvt. Ltd revealed its “10 special offers” to its prospective buyers. Replying to question on the biggest…

Suzuki Superprize Offer

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29 Apr 2019
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CG | Motocorp, the sole authorized distributor for Suzuki cars in Nepal, has introduced ‘Suzuki Superprize’ offer for a limited time period. Under this offer, customers can get cash discounts up to Rs 4 Lakh*, free insurance for 1 year*, and exchange bonus up to Rs 1 Lakh*. The scheme varies according to the model…

ATS ELGI Introduces New Products In The Market

Commercial Market
28 Apr 2019
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ATS ELGI is the largest manufacturer and distributor of Automotive Service Equipment in India with a considerable presence in the Nepalese market as well.  ATS ELGI, under the distributorship of Hitco Pvt. Ltd in the country offers the widest range of garage equipment in the domestic market. To cater to the same, the company has…

Bajaj Pulsar 160 NS ABS and 150 Neon ABS Launched in India

International News
28 Apr 2019
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Bajaj has added two more motorcycles to their ABS equipped lineup and this time it is the 160 NS ABS and the 150 Neon ABS. With this, almost all members of the extensive Bajaj Pulsar family have received the mandatory ABS update. Keep note though, there are no other performance changes except for the ABS…

Mitsubishi L200 Sportero: Dressed to Impress | Test Drive, Review

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27 Apr 2019
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North of Chobar, a short drive past Pharping is Hattiban. It’s not too far away from the Capital but the journey will take you through the bustle of the crowded city, past the winding twisties that get you to Chobar, battling through the battered roads of Pharping and climbing the steep ascent to the pine…

2019 Toyota Glanza Hatchback Teased!

International News
26 Apr 2019
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Toyota has taken the Suzuki Baleno, switched out the badge, given the car the Toyota design and a new name, and has released a teaser online. Toyota’s iteration of the Suzuki Baleno will be called the “Glanza” and will be the first car to be launched post the global agreement between the two Japanese giants –…

Hero XPulse 200, XPulse 200T To Hit The Indian Market On May 1, 2019

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26 Apr 2019
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It’s been a long time coming, but Hero MotoCorp is now finally launching the XPulse 200 in the Indian market on May 1.  The XPulse will be available in two variants – an adventure-focused XPulse 200 and a touring-focused XPulse 200 T. The company will also debut a fully-faired motorcycle based on the Xtreme 200…

Suzuki To Phase Out All Diesel Cars From April Next Year; May Consider The 1.5-Litre Diesel Engine Though

International News
25 Apr 2019
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India’s biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki will phase out all diesel cars once BS VI emission norms come into effect from April 1, 2020, Press Trust of India reported, citing chairman RC Bhargava. Currently, diesel vehicles comprise 23% of the company’s overall volumes. The company expects a shift to petrol or CNG models by offering incentives. “From…

Ford Invests $500 million in EV company Rivian

International News
25 Apr 2019
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Ford has invested half a billion dollars in Rivian, an electric vehicle startup. This is an investment that will result in a new battery-electric vehicle for the blue oval and will be based on Rivian’s flexible skateboard platform. Rivian has been around for about a decade under various names but made its coming-out party only six months…

Hyundai Blue Link Technology: All You Need To Know

International News
25 Apr 2019
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Starting with the upcoming Hyundai Venue, the newer Hyundai cars will now be equipped with Hyundai Blue Link, a platform that enables the easy flow of critical information between you and your car. It is an artificial intelligence-based technology, with inbuilt SIM card and a 24×7 call centre that enhances your safety, security and convenience….

Hyundai Introduces Industry-First Smartphone Based EV Performance Control Technology

International News
25 Apr 2019
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Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of ‘smartphone-electric vehicle pairing based performance adjustment technology,’ which allows users to customize primary functions through a smartphone application – an industry-first innovation. Drivers can use this technology to adjust seven performance features including the maximum torque output of the motor, ignition, acceleration and deceleration abilities, regenerative braking…

Land Rover To Reveal The New Defender In September; International Deliveries Only Next Year

International News
24 Apr 2019
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The Land Rover Defender is still one of the longest running automotive nameplates in the Nepalese market. The utilitarian Defender has been around in the Nepalese market, in one form or another, for more than 30 years. In a sense, the brand name is favorite here because the old Defender was available for purchase right…

Suzuki Launches The New Alto With Enhanced Safety Features & Refreshed Design

International News
24 Apr 2019
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With cumulative sales of over 3.7 million since launch in 2000, Alto has been a symbol of pride for Indian car users. Nearly 58% of Alto customers have chosen it as their first car purchase. Now, Maruti Suzuki has launched the refreshed Alto with enhanced safety features, new design, and a BSVI engine. The new Alto…

Sponsored Content: Tata Nexon | Built With Safety in Mind

International News
23 Apr 2019
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What do you look for while buying a new car? The majority would say the price, few would argue for resale value, but rarely anyone will pick safety. While customers of all developed countries keep safety first, we lag far behind in keeping safety as a priority while purchasing a new car. Nepal is infamous…

Ford Mustang Becomes The Best-Selling Sports Coupe In The World For Fourth Straight Year!

International News
23 Apr 2019
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The Ford Mustang has yet again claimed the title of the best selling sports coupe in the world. Clocking in a tremendous figure of 113,066 cars sold in 2018, the Ford Mustang has won this title for the fourth straight year now. 2018 not only marks the fourth straight year of Mustang’s global leadership as world’s…

One Millionth Car Rolled Out From VW India Pune Plant

International News
23 Apr 2019
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Volkswagen Pune Plant has achieved a historic milestone as the one-millionth car rolled out of its assembly line. The made-for-India Volkswagen Carbon Steel Ameo was rolled out to celebrate this occasion. The manufacturing facility in Pune became operational on 31st March 2009 with the production of the first car, the Skoda Fabia. The plant which was initially set…

Yamaha Nepal Launches 3rd Gen FZ-S FI with ABS

Local News
22 Apr 2019
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Yamaha Nepal has launched the third-generation FZ-S FI  in the Nepalese market at an introductory price of Rs 3,09,990. The third-generation FZ now gets new subframe, new engine settings, single-channel Bosch ABS and rear disc brake along with new styling upgrades which makes it look a lot more refreshing. The other prominent features of the…

Mahindra to Bid Farewell to The Current Gen Thar With a Special Edition

International News
22 Apr 2019
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Launched just under a decade ago in 2010, the Mahindra Thar has been one of the most iconic offroading SUVs coming from India. A short and boxy metal body with a bare-bones design on the inside and out paired with a diesel engine capable of smashing through every terrain is what garnered a lot of…

Nepal-Bound Jaguar I-Pace Wins Three Awards!

International News
19 Apr 2019
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Jaguar’s Tesla Model X rival, the all-electric SUV the I-Pace has become the first vehicle to win awards in three categories in the same year at the 2019 World Car Awards. The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace won awards for World Car of the Year, World Car Design of the Year and Green Car of the Year. The…

The All New Hyundai Venue Unveiled!

International News
18 Apr 2019
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Hyundai has revealed the Venue, a compact SUV that sits just under the Hyundai Creta and rival the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and the Ford EcoSport. The unveiling of the Venue was done simultaneously in the USA and India. What remains to be seen is if the Venue can please the crowd like…

Lexus Unveils The LM Luxury MPV

International News
17 Apr 2019
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Lexus has taken the wraps off of its first-ever MPV, the LM. Available only in China and other Asian markets the LM will come in two flavors, the LM 350 and the LM 300h. The LM is based on Toyota’s Alphard MPV but is more luxurious and premium. Catered to the business professionals who prefer luxury…

Skoda Octavia: Back in Business | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
16 Apr 2019
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Sedans are to business professionals as sports cars are to young adults. Every business professional at one point of their life has dreamed about stepping out of a sedan with a sharp outfit and a nice briefcase. The era of the old Toyota Corolla and the Nissan Sunny Super Saloon were successful in imprinting an…

Nissan Reveals The Next Generation Sunny!

International News
15 Apr 2019
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The Nissan Sunny goes way back and has been one of the top choices for sedans in Nepal next to the Toyota Corolla. However, as the compact SUVs started taking over the market here in Nepal as well as the entire world, the sedan has received way less attention that it should have. The Japanese…

Isuzu’s Europe Holiday New Year Offer

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12 Apr 2019
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Continental Motors, the sole authorized distributor of Isuzu vehicles in Nepal, has announced its ‘Europe Holiday’ offer for the Nepali New Year. Under this offer, you stand a chance at winning a Europe holiday package for you and your family depending on the Isuzu vehicle you purchase. The purchase of either the Isuzu D-Max S-Cab,…

Kia’s Young at Heart New Year Offer

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12 Apr 2019
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Continental Motors, the sole authorized distributors of Kia vehicles in Nepal, has announced the ‘Young at Heart’ offer for the New Year. Under this offer, you can test drive the new Kia Sportage and 3 lucky couples will win a night out at Hotel Mystic Mountain, Nagarkot. Apart from this, you will also get an…

2019 Suzuki Wagon R Now In Nepal; CG Inaugurates New Showroom at Dhobighat

Local News
11 Apr 2019
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Launched in 1999, the Wagon R has cemented its position as one of the best vehicles Suzuki has on offer. Now, the much awaited new Suzuki Wagon R has been launched. The all-new Wagon R is available with two engine options and three variants. The car will be priced at Rs 24,99,000 (1.0-litre VXi), Rs 26,99,000…

MG Motor’s Drive Perfection New Year Offer

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10 Apr 2019
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Paramount Motors, the sole authorized distributor for MG Motor in Nepal, has announced its Nepali New Year Offer under which the company is providing benefits like attractive cash discount, free insurance, one-year free road tax, free accessories and spot finance and exchange, subject to terms and conditions. For more information, click here

Ford Ranger Raptor: Bred For Brutality | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
09 Apr 2019
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From the stables of Ford’s Performance lineup came the F-150 Raptor, a vehicle inspired by desert racers and designed to go fast off-road. What Ford then did, was use that formula on the Ford Ranger, bringing to the world the Ford Ranger Raptor.  Now, with that, the Ford Ranger Raptor has the demanding task of…

UM New Year Scheme

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09 Apr 2019
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IME Automotives, the sole distributor of UM motorcycles in Nepal, has announced its Nepali New Year Offer under which customers can get sure-shot cash discount from Rs 5,000 to Rs 1,00,000.  The ongoing offer will run until May 14th, 2019 and it is available across all UM Motorcycles showroom in the country. For more information, click…

Hero MotoCorp’s Nepali New Year Offer

Offers
09 Apr 2019
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Get sure shot cash discounts up to Rs 1,00,000 on the purchase of any Hero motorcycles or scooters this Nepali New Year. Also, get a chance to win Rs 1,00,000 through a lucky draw every fortnight.  The offer is valid for the entire Hero MotoCorp line-up in the country. Hero MotoCorp also provides 0% downpayment facilities…

Custom Rumble: International Contest For Best Customized Ducati Scrambler Is Back

International News
08 Apr 2019
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Custom Rumble, the two-yearly competition for the best customized Ducati Scrambler, is back. The second edition, which culminated in the final prizegiving at World Ducati Week 2018, involved 132 international participants competing in the Dealer, Customer, Customizer and Rookie Rumble categories. With the aim of providing even more freedom for personal reinterpretations, for this third edition, the…

Aprilia & Vespa Double Shock Nepali New Year Offer

Offers
08 Apr 2019
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Aprilia and Vespa, now under the stewardship of MV Dugar Group, have announced their Nepali New Year ‘Double Shock Offer’ under which the company is providing cash discount from Rs 5,000 up to Rs 1,00,000 and accessories worth Rs 10,000 up to Rs 15,000 on the purchase of any Vespa or Aprilia scooters.

Hyundai New Year Delight 2076 Offer

Offers
08 Apr 2019
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If you’re looking to buy a new Hyundai car this Nepali New Year,  you might want to check out Hyundai Nepal’s New Year Delight 2076 offer. Hyundai Nepal is offering attractive exciting benefits on its hatchbacks, sedans, and SUVs to kickstart the Nepali New Year 2076 celebrations. The cars that are not a part of the discount…

CFMoto’s Nepali New Year 2076 Offer

Offers
04 Apr 2019
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CFMoto Motorcycles in Nepal has announced its Nepali New Year 2076 offer. Called as ‘Offer Hamro Rojain Tapaiko’, the company will provide two options to the customers. Under option 1, the customers will get free safety gears, free one-year full insurance and road tax, and two years of free spare parts. Similarly, under option 2,…

Citroen To Launch C5 Aircross SUV In India In 2020

International News
04 Apr 2019
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Groupe PSA has revealed its plans to bring the Citroen brand in India. The Citroen C5 Aircross SUV will be the first product for the Indian market and the French automaker will introduce other products by the end of 2021. The C5 Aircross is based on Groupe PSA’s EMP2 platform. The Citroen C5 Aircross measures 4,500mm in…

MG India Showcases Advanced Car Tech for the Hector SUV

International News
02 Apr 2019
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MG Motor India has showcased advanced car technology in India with the launch of the iSMART Next Gen, developed in partnership with global technology players. The MG Hector is India’s first car that will offer connectivity on the go. And the brain behind it is the iSMART NextGen technology. Along with its strong consortium of…

Updated Suzuki Eeco Launched In India

International News
02 Apr 2019
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Suzuki has launched the 2019 Suzuki Eeco in the Indian market with enhanced safety features to meet the strict safety norms set to come into effect from October this year. The updated model’s prices start at INR 3.55 lakh and go goes up to INR 6.54 lakh. The Eeco now gets a driver airbag, ABS with…

Hyundai Venue Images Leaked Online; India Launch On April 17th

International News
01 Apr 2019
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The images of the production version of the Hyundai Venue has been leaked online. As we can see from the pictures, the Venue’s front fascia bears a strong resemblance to the Kona SUV, particularly the split-headlamp design. The side profile will be similar to that of the Creta while the rear will feature a new…

Yamaha R15 V3: Speed Mentality | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
31 Mar 2019
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Gloomy clouds blanketed the morning skies of Kathmandu and the last of the bitter cold showers had begun, ushering the end of winter. As the heavens opened up further the gentle taps on the windows soon changed to the constant pitter-patter of the rain. Puddles began plinking as the rains became heavier. Sheltered under a…

Bajaj Grand Exchange Mela

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31 Mar 2019
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If you’re looking to upgrade to a new motorcycle, Bajaj has good news for you. HH Bajaj, the sole distributor of Bajaj Auto for Nepal, is organizing ‘Grand Exchange Mela’ from April 3rd to April 9th at Yogamber Party Venue,  National Trading Ltd, in Ramshah Path, Kathmandu.  Under this offer, the company is providing a…

2019 Argentina MotoGP: Everything You Need To Know

International News
31 Mar 2019
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Ahead of today’s race action at Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina, here are ten things you need to know before lights go out for Round 2 of the season:   1. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has qualified on pole position for the 81st time in his Grand Prix career and the 53rd…

Ford Global To Unveil The Puma SUV Next Week

International News
31 Mar 2019
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Ford is looking to take on the Hyundai Creta and the Volkswagen T-Cross with an all new SUV. Named the Puma, the SUV will measure under 4.5 metre length and will be positioned above the Ford EcoSport. The Puma SUV is based on the latest generation Fiesta platform and will be developed at the company’s…

Gulf Lubricants supports 3rd Sahid Cup Trophy in Province 2

Commercial Market
30 Mar 2019
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Nepal Lube Oil Limited (NLOL), the licensee of Gulf Oil International to manufacture and market Gulf Lubricants in Nepal, has become the sponsor partner for 3rd Sahid Cup T20 Trophy, a major annual cricket tournament in Province no 2. The tournament which started from March 25th will continue till April 2nd at Barabigha, Janakpurdham. According…

2020 Hyundai Sonata revealed

International News
29 Mar 2019
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Hyundai Motor has revealed images of its next-generation Sonata, showcasing a sporty four-door-coupe look. The eighth-gen Sonata embodies Hyundai’s Sensuous Sportiness design concept. It is a fully transformed vehicle following the release of the seventh-generation Sonata in 2014. The all-new Sonata takes its inspiration from the award-winning Le Fil Rouge concept, which debuted at the 2018…

Mitsubishi Triton Absolute Concept To Battle The Raptor

International News
29 Mar 2019
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Mitsubishi Motors has unveiled the Triton Absolute, a concept model of the acclaimed Triton (L200 in Nepal) that embodies the rugged, solid, and uncompromising nature of the Japanese automaker’s flagship pickup at the 40th Bangkok International Motor Show 2019. While only a concept at this stage, Mitsubishi will assess the feedback from customers around the globe which will guide…

KTM Thrill Without The Bill

Offers
29 Mar 2019
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KTM motorcycles in Nepal has launched its first ever consumer offer “Thrill Without the Bill” in the lead up to Nepali New Year 2076. This campaign is for all the new buyers of KTM and it has already begun from the 1st of Chaitra. During this campaign, KTM will provide zero maintenance charge for two…

DFSK Glory 580 SUV launched in Nepal

Local News
28 Mar 2019
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Dongfeng Sokon (DFSK), is a joint venture between Dongfeng and Chongqing Sokon Industry Group Co Ltd., formed on June 27th, 2003. DFSK produces microvans, flat-bed commercial trucks, and passenger vehicles under the Dongfeng Fengguang brand. In July 2018, DFSK launched an SUV line in Indonesia and now the brand has made its way into Nepal,…

TVS Apache RTR Series receives the ABS treatment

International News
28 Mar 2019
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TVS Motor Company in India has announced that the entire TVS Apache RTR series has been updated with Super Moto ABS. According to TVS, the new generation ABS unit on the TVS Apache RTR series motorcycles has been developed with a special algorithm, extensively derived out of the racing track. This enables the rider to…

Suzuki Ciaz with a new 1.5-litre diesel engine launched in India

International News
28 Mar 2019
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Suzuki has introduced the much awaited 1.5-litre DDiS 225 Diesel engine in the Ciaz. Developed in-house, this diesel engine offers more power and good low-end torque. The updated Suzuki Ciaz is the first model to feature the new engine that’s been called DDiS 225. According to the company, the “engine offers improved performance, best in class fuel…

Ford Nepal launches the 2019 Ford Figo Facelift

Local News
27 Mar 2019
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The 2019 Ford Figo Facelift is available in the Nepalese market.  The new Figo now receives a revised front face, tweaked rear and an updated cabin along with two new petrol engines from Ford’s new Dragon engine family as seen on the other models like the Aspire, Freestyle and the Ecosport. The gasoline option will be…

Royal Enfield launches Bullet Trials Works Replica in India

International News
27 Mar 2019
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Inspired by the legacy of Royal Enfield Bullet at the International Six Days Trials and as a tribute to the prolific Trials Wizard, Johnny Brittain, Royal Enfield has launched the Bullet Trials Works Replica 2019 in the Indian market. The 2019 Bullet Trials motorcycle is a tribute to the 1949 Bullet Trials ridden by Johnny…

Ducati Diavel 1260 receives the prestigious “Red Dot Design Award 2019”

International News
27 Mar 2019
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The new Diavel 1260 has won one of the most prestigious international awards for design, the “Red Dot Award: Best of the Best” in the Product Design category. Each year since 1955, the “Red Dot Design Award” has been assigned to the most original and worthy entries in terms of design and innovation. After evaluating…

Hyundai names its upcoming compact SUV ‘Venue’

International News
27 Mar 2019
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Hyundai India has christened its upcoming compact SUV, codenamed QXi, as Venue. According to Hyundai, the upcoming compact SUV will symbolize a 3rd space which is trendy, unique, stylish and connected.  As reported, the Hyundai Venue will be unveiled on April 17 in India and at the New York Motor Show simultaneously. The model will launch…

Hyundai QXi Compact SUV India unveil on April 17

International News
26 Mar 2019
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Hyundai India will unveil its new compact SUV, codenamed the Hyundai QXi, in India on April 17. Before that, the company will officially announce the SUV’s nameplate next week.  This upcoming compact SUV will be positioned below the Creta and will rival the likes of Tata Nexon, Suzuki Brezza, Ford EcoSport, and the Mahindra XUV300. Although…

Aprilia ignites Mugello with the RSV4 1100 Factory and the RSV4 X

International News
26 Mar 2019
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More than ten thousand people descended on Mugello of the first edition of Aprilia All-Stars, the day on which Aprilia celebrated its past and future, introducing the new 217 HP RSV4 1100 Factory to the public along with the MotoGP team. This new bike is a concentration of technology and racing know-how expressed to an…

Motorhead Scrambler: New Metal | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
26 Mar 2019
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If any movie from the Mad Max series were to be shot and directed in Nepal, we can definitely see the Motorhead Scrambler in at least one of the scenes. That’s purely going by the aesthetic appeal of the Scrambler, which is its strongest suit. The post-apocalyptic retro, steam-punk appeal of the Motorhead Scrambler is…

Hyundai Tucson N Line arrives in Europe

International News
25 Mar 2019
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After providing the i30 and Veloster with the N Line treatment, Hyundai has rolled out the sporty N Line version of the Tucson in the European market. The Tucson is the first N Line SUV for Hyundai and features exterior and interior elements inspired by N, Hyundai’s high-performance range.The front is characterized by redesigned bumpers…

Porsche presents the Cayenne Coupe

International News
25 Mar 2019
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Porsche has unveiled the Cayenne Coupé – a sleeker-roofed version of its original SUV nameplate. The highlights of the new Cayenne model include sharper lines with a totally unique rear section, an adaptive rear spoiler, a rear bench with the characteristics of two individual seats, and two different roof concepts – a panoramic fixed glass roof…

Updated Datsun Go launched in Nepal

Local News
24 Mar 2019
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Pioneer Moto Corp, the sole authorized distributor of Datsun vehicles in Nepal, has launched the 2019 Datsun Go facelift in the Nepalese market at a starting price of Rs 24.99 Lakhs. The Datsun Go facelift will be available in three variants – GO A(O), GO T and GO T (O).  The new Go now packs…

MG Motor signs Benedict Cumberbatch as India brand ambassador

International News
21 Mar 2019
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MG Motor India (Morris Garages) has announced its association with the revered British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as its brand ambassador. The acclaimed actor – known for his stellar roles in various popular TV shows and movies will be the face of MG India.Benedict Cumberbatch commented on the association with MG brand, “I have grown up…

Aprilia RX 125 & SX 125: The Charming Italian Amigos | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
21 Mar 2019
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Sometimes you need something to yank you out of the mundane and that “something” is what we set out to find with the Aprilia RX125 and SX125.

Cleveland Cyclewerks Enters Nepal With Four Motorcycles

Local News
19 Mar 2019
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US-based Cleveland Cyclewerks has commenced operations in Nepal with the launch of four motorcycles.  The motorcycles will be sold via the company’s dealership in Panipokhari, Lazimpat. The American motorcycle manufacturer will offer three retro-inspired motorcycles and a dirt bike. The FXR 125 is the most affordable motorcycle in its portfolio and is priced at Rs…

Bookings Open for BMW F 850 GS in Nepal

Local News
12 Mar 2019
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After around ten years of consistent model development, BMW Motorrad has now fully redesigned and re-engineered its middle-class GS models in line with its objective of creating an ultimate riding machine that is even more uncomplicated, whether used for sport-oriented road riding or on an adventure trip into offroad terrain. Say hello to the BMW…

Events: Hyundai Exchange Camp

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12 Mar 2019
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If you are looking to upgrade your car, Hyundai Nepal has good news for you. Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorised distributors for Hyundai vehicles in Nepal, has announced ‘Hyundai Exchange’ program from 14th-19th March 2019 across all nationwide Hyundai showrooms. During the exchange camp, the company will also provide a special offer on…

2019 Qatar MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso beats Marc Marquez in a thriller

International News
11 Mar 2019
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Andrea Dovizioso (Mission Winnow Ducati) took an incredible victory at the VisitQatar Grand Prix after an epic desert duel between five riders in the latter stages ends with the Italian beating Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) by 0.023, with Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) beating Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Valentino Rossi (Monster Energy…

2019 Qatar MotoGP: Yamaha, Ducati, Honda to battle it out in the epic desert encounter

International News
10 Mar 2019
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So it’s Viñales who takes the first pole of the 2019 season with a new Losail pole record, but the question remains as to who will take home the 25 points from Qatar. Tune in for the first premier class race of the season when the lights go out at 10.45 PM. 

2019 Geneva International Motor Show: KIA Motors

International News
07 Mar 2019
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Kia Motors has staked its claim for leadership in advanced powertrain technology at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show with a display made up entirely of electrified vehicles. Geneva International Motor Show marks the world debut for Kia’s new fully-electric ‘Imagine by Kia’ concept, alongside the fully-electric Soul EV, and a range of upgrades to…

2019 Geneva International Motor Show: Tata Motors

International News
06 Mar 2019
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Providing a glimpse into the company’s next generation of vehicles, Tata Motors has showcased a stunning range of vehicles at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS). This year marks the 21st year of Tata Motors’ association with GIMS.  Tata Motors is the only Indian OEM to participate in this international motor show till date….

Tata Altroz unveiled at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

International News
05 Mar 2019
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Tata Motors has finally taken the wraps off its much-awaited all-new Altroz premium hatchback at the 2019 Geneva motor show. The Tata Altroz is the production version of the 45X concept that made its public debut at Auto Expo 2018 in New Delhi. Two variants were unveiled, a production-ready car with petrol/diesel engine and an EV concept….

MAK Lubricants conducts mechanic meet at Surkhet

Commercial Market
03 Mar 2019
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MAK Lubricants Nepal, together with its dealer in Surkhet, Manakamana Automobiles, recently organized a mechanic meet program for its valued customers in and around the region. Around 43 mechanics participated in the program. During the occasion, Roshan Kumar Shrestha, DGM-Sipradi, Sudip Kshetri- Sales Manager, informed the participants about the technical aspects of the Lubricants and…

Skoda Kamiq SUV Unveiled Ahead of Geneva Debut

International News
27 Feb 2019
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Skoda is adding a third model to its European SUV portfolio: the Skoda Kamiq. Just like with the Kodiaq and Karoq, the name Kamiq also originates from the language of the Inuit people who live in northern Canada and Greenland. Sitting in the growing city SUV segment, the Kamiq combines the versatility of a sports utility vehicle – such as higher ground clearance…

Renault Kwid EV design leaked in renderings

International News
26 Feb 2019
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The first leaked renderings of the upcoming Renault Kwid EV are now out. Showcased as the K-ZE concept during the Paris Motor Show last year,  the Kwid EV will look more like the regular model than the K-ZE concept showcased earlier. As you can see from the pictures, the all-electric Kwid sports a host of styling…

New 208 Unveiled By Peugeot Ahead of Geneva!

International News
26 Feb 2019
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The Peugeot 208 has been one of those small hatchbacks that we have always loved. The cute form factor and the performance that isn’t cute at all is what the 208 is all about. Now, the French manufacturer has revealed the all-new 208 just ahead of the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Redesigned from the ground…

Tata 45X to be called “Altroz”; Production-spec model to debut at Geneva

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25 Feb 2019
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The name of the highly anticipated 45X hatchback has been released by Tata. While there was plenty of speculation regarding the nomenclature of the awaited hatchback, the name is finally out in the open, the 45X will be called the “Altroz”. Tata Motors had filed a trademark application for the name ‘Tata Altroz’ only a…

Suzuki Burgman Street 125: Let’s Talk Maximum | Test Ride, Review

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25 Feb 2019
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You could ride around Rome without a crash helmet if your two-wheeler had less than 125 cc, however, not after 1999 when the Italian Helmet Law was passed.  The new helmet law unleashed angst and media attention because decades of carefree scooting came to an end. Maxi Scooters were then launched in hopes of pulling…

Jeep Compass: Unlimited Aspirations | Test Drive, Review

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25 Feb 2019
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When KFC first opened in Durbarmarg people went berserk. So much so that they thought it would be worth their time to wait in a massive queue that spilled out of the restaurant and into the streets just for their bucket of delicious Kentucky Fried Chicken. Even some of the so-called elites, who wouldn’t be…

Event Preview: Mahindra Udaya 2019

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20 Feb 2019
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Organized by a trio of Mahindra powerhouses, MV Dugar Group, Agni Group, and Swaraj, the Mahindra Udaya 2019 festival is the first-ever event for Mahindra. So, what is the Mahindra Udaya 2019? The answer is simple. Think NADA Auto Show, but with only Mahindra in it. Promising to be the biggest Mahindra even to date the…

LAUNCHED: 2019 Nissan Kicks

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18 Feb 2019
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The Nissan Kicks is what may well be the last one to arrive at this party of the compact SUVs. A segment dominated by Hyundai Creta, the Nissan Kicks sure has its hands… Erm… Wheels full? Anyway, the Kicks, even though a bit late, has been a name reputed in the international market and it…

LAUNCHED: All-New Hyundai Santro

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15 Feb 2019
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Laxmi Intercontinental, the sole authorized distributor in Nepal launched the ALL-NEW SANTRO on 14th of February. The new Santro was launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the partnership between Hyundai Motor Company and Laxmi Intercontinental.The event was organized at Hotel Soaltee with the presence of South Korean Ambassador and the Hyundai Head of Sales…

New Mahindra XUV500: A Plush Ride | Test Drive, Review

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10 Feb 2019
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Around 2015, the XUV 500 went through a quick facelift but now, it finally receives a serious overhaul with a lot of tinkering done under the hood.

Honda launches the CB300R in India; Priced at INR 2.41 Lakhs

International News
08 Feb 2019
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Honda has launched the much-awaited CB300R to enter the middleweight motorcycle segment and its second Neo Sports Café offering in India. The motorcycle has been launched at the price of INR 2.41 Lakhs. The Neo-Sports Café family is Honda’s ultra-modern minimalistic take on the timeless roadster design. The CB300R is inspired by its powerful sibling CB 1000R Neo…

Honda enters 400!

International News
08 Feb 2019
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Honda has officially entered the 400cc segment with the 2019 CBR400R and the entry is poised to make a statement among the competition. While it is only meant for the international market as of yet, we are dearly hoping this Honda will come here sooner rather than later. The Honda CBR400R is based on the updated…

These are the first photos of the 2020 Toyota Hiace

International News
07 Feb 2019
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The Toyota Hiace has been one of the best passenger haulers in Nepal ever since its arrival. You can find a Hiace just about in any part of the country. Large stature, spacious seats and if you have ever traveled in one or been in a highway duel against one of these, you know that…

2019 Škoda Kamiq interior revealed

International News
07 Feb 2019
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Shortly before the world premiere of the new Škoda Kamiq at the Geneva Motor Show, Škoda is showing the interior of its city SUV- the Kamiq. The interior of the Kamiq combines ergonomics and emotion with Škoda’s usual generous amount of space. The Kamiq is the traditional Czech brand’s second model to feature the new…

EVENT: Mitsubishi Motors ‘The Amazing Motor Rally 2019’

Local News
05 Feb 2019
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Nepal is a country of Himalayas, beautified with nature and rich in its culture. Nepal’s geographic characteristics welcome an opportunity for adventure tourism & sports. Remaining on the same note of adventure, The Amazing Motor Rally that began in 2012 has gotten better every year. Now the sixth edition is all set to kick off…

Husqvarna FE501: Limitless | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
03 Feb 2019
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One look at the Husqvarna FE 501 and you know it means business.

EXCLUSIVE: All-New Hyundai Kona Electric debuts in Nepal with an exciting pricing

Local News
31 Jan 2019
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The Nepali EV segment has seen the first entrant of 2019. Hyundai’s newest fully-electric subcompact SUV, the All-New Kona Electric, has entered the market with an outstanding range, appealing design, and advanced safety features. With the launch of the All-New Kona Electric, Hyundai Motor is offering the first fully-electric subcompact SUV in the Nepalese market at…

Kia Motors rolling out its first Made-for-India car for trial today!

International News
29 Jan 2019
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This has got to be a piece of great news as KIA Motors has rolled out its first Made-for-India car for trial runs today at its plant at Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, India. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched the trials along with KIA Motors MD K Shim in the presence of South…

2019 Suzuki Baleno Facelift launched in India

International News
28 Jan 2019
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Maruti Suzuki’s premium hatchback, the Baleno has seen a fresh upgrade and is now out in the Indian market with an inevitable Nepal release on the horizon. The hatchback has been refreshed with a fresh sense of premium-ness and class-leading features. The changes are minimal with the most apparent being the front fascia, gone is…

5 Things to know about the soon-to-be launched Nissan Kicks

Local News
25 Jan 2019
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Nissan Nepal is aiming to set fire into the small to compact SUV segment, a segment that has been highly competitive ever since it began, and the company is giving all they have to Kick start their race. In comes the Kicks, Nissan’s newest compact SUV, and here are 5 things you need to know…

NLOL conducts sales training for its Sales Team and DSEs

Commercial Market
24 Jan 2019
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Nepal Oil Lube Oil Limited (NLOL), the licensee of Gulf Oil International, recently conducted a technical training for its Sales Team and Dealer Sales Executives (DSE).  NLOL conducted this training session with an objective of focusing on the technical parameters of sales The training was conducted under the supervision of Mr. Sudhanva Shetty, Technical Services, Gulf…

2019 Suzuki WagonR launched in India

International News
23 Jan 2019
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Suzuki Wagon R has scaled the unique feat of over 2 million cumulative customers till December 2018. Launched in 1999, the Wagon R has cemented its position as one of the best vehicles Maruti has on offer. Now, the much awaited new Suzuki Wagon R has been launched. Priced between INR 4.19 lakh and INR 5.69…

Tata Harrier officially launched in India; Available in 4 variants

International News
23 Jan 2019
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Tata has finally, officially launched the Harrier SUV in India. Before diving into the details of the newest Tata SUV,  let’s get its best feature out of the way… The pricing. The Tata Harrier starts at a lucrative INR. 12.69 lakhs and will top out at 16.25 lakhs. The Harrier is available in 4 variants…

EXCLUSIVE: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross debuts in Nepal

Local News
22 Jan 2019
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A CUV, the Eclipse Cross is a fusion of sharp coupe looks and SUV mobility with signature Mitsubishi styling, technology, and driving confidence.

TVS Grand Exchange and Finance Mela

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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Jagdamba Motors-TVS, sole authorised distributors for TVS in Nepal, has announced ‘TVS Grand Exchange and Finance Mela’ at the capital’s Bhrikutimandap. The four-day event will provide prospective owners with an opportunity to upgrade to a TVS motorcycle/scooter by exchanging any brand of old motorcycles/scooters. On top of that, the company is also providing benefits like…

Nissan & Datsun: Winter Service Camp

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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Pioneer Moto Corp Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorised dealers for Nissan and Datsun cars in Nepal, has announced a ‘Nationwide Winter Service Camp’ at the company’s service centre at Khumaltar, Lalitpur. The nationwide service camp will run from January 8-11 inside the valley. Major attractions include free vehicle check-up, free top wash, free labour charge,…

SsangYong New Year Mega Exchange Offer 2018/19

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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IMS Motors, the sole authorized distributor of SsangYong Motors in Nepal, has launched “SsangYong New Year Mega Exchange Offer” where you can bring your old vehicle and drive home the Korean SUV. Under this offer customers can avail cash discount of up to Rs. 4 Lakhs. Furthermore, SsangYong offers following benefits to the buyers: one-year…

Suzuki Motorcycles Mega Exchange Camp

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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Suzuki two-wheelers in Nepal has announced a ‘Mega Exchange Camp’  from January 2nd to 11th across all Suzuki two-wheelers showroom in the country.  Prospective customers can exchange any brand of old motorcycles/scooters with a brand new Suzuki motorcycle/scooter. Similarly, the customers can also avail benefits like easy financing, easy exchange. Moreover, there is also an…

Nissan Winter Fest

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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Pioneer Motor Corp, the authorised distributors for Nissan in Nepal, has announced their winter offer. Under this offer, on every purchase of any Nissan car in Nepal, customers can avail benefits like loyalty bonus, easy financing, free comprehensive insurance for 1 year and 3 years servicing and warranty. Additional benefits include health insurance covered up…

Bajaj Exchange at Arjun Enterprises and Auto Sansar

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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HH Bajaj is organizing ‘Bajaj Exchange’ from January 2nd to 4th, 2018  at Arjun Enterprises, Sukedhara, Kathmandu (01-4650914), and Auto Sansar Pvt. Ltd, Balkhu, Kathmandu (01-4286377). Under this exchange offer, customers can exchange any brand of old motorcycles with a brand new Bajaj motorcycle. Along with the exchange facility, the company will also provide low-interest…

Bajaj Exchange at Auto View

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21 Jan 2019
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HH Bajaj is organizing ‘Bajaj Exchange’ from December 30, 2018 to January 1, 2019 at Auto View Pvt. Ltd, New Baneswor, Kathmandu (01-4781946). Under this exchange offer, customers can exchange any brand of old motorcycles with a brand new Bajaj motorcycle. Along with the exchange facility, the company will also provide low-interest rate and attractive…

Datsun Winter Bonanza

Offers
21 Jan 2019
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Pioneer Motor Corp, the authorised distributors for Datsun in Nepal, has announced their winter offer. Under this offer, on every purchase of any Datsun car in Nepal, customers can avail benefits like loyalty bonus, easy financing, free comprehensive insurance for 1 year and 3 years servicing and warranty. Additional benefits include Health Insurance for 2…

KIA Nepal celebrates its Silver Jubilee; Launches the 2019 KIA Sportage

Local News
12 Jan 2019
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The 4th generation Kia Sportage is now available in the Nepalese market. Kia Sportage, the longest-running KIA nameplate since 1993, is one of the best-selling compact SUVs globally. The new Sportage was launched during the silver jubilee celebration event of Continental Trading Enterprises, the sole authorized distributor of Kia Motors in Nepal.  Price starting at just…

Yamaha R15 V3 gets a dual-channel ABS treatment

International News
10 Jan 2019
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Yamaha has launched the R15 V3 with a dual channel ABS system in the Indian market. With the launch of the new dual-channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) enabled YZF-R15 V3, Yamaha has introduced the first 150 CC class model that has dual channel ABS. The motorcycle will hit the Indian roads with an all-new Dark…

New Maruti Suzuki Wagon R teased; India launch imminent

International News
09 Jan 2019
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The next generation Maruti Suzuki Wagon R is drawing close to an official launch and thanks to the recent teasers we now have more information about it. Maruti has dubbed this generation as the Big Wagon R crediting to its increased proportions over the previous generation. The cabin also looks to be roomier and feature…

MG’s first model for India to be called the Hector

International News
09 Jan 2019
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MG Hector will be the first MG SUV heading into India. Named after a Royal Biplane for the British Army, the Hector is as British as they come. The SUV looks to be sporting some of the sleekest pairs of LEDs up front on either side of that massive grille and the interior is looking…

Hitco Pvt. Ltd organizes Customers Meet for Province 1

Commercial Market
09 Jan 2019
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Hitco Pvt Ltd and ELGi Equipment Ltd recently organized customers meet program of Province No 1. Arun Kumar Masa, Head-Industrial Section, North India and Nepal; Ashok Sharma- Head- After Market division, North India and Nepal, Ankur Saxena- Country Head, Nepal and North India were present during Meet. During the program, Pradeep Man Pradhan, Executive Director…

Tata NRG launched in Nepal; Pricing starts at Rs 29.55 Lakhs

Local News
08 Jan 2019
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Tata Motors Nepal has officially launched the NRG, which is basically a cross hatch version of the Tiago hatchback, in the Nepalese market. The NRG is available at a tempting introductory price of Rs. 29.55 lakhs. Tata says the NRG stands for ‘energy’. The exterior of the NRG sports a muscular front-end cladding with skid plate…

Tata Nexon AMT: City Slicker | Test Drive, Review

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06 Jan 2019
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The launch of the Tata Nexon back in 2017 set the segment ablaze. With its unconventional SUV styling and one of the most powerful engines in the class, the Nexon quickly jumped the ranks and started trading punches with the segment leaders. Now, Tata has released the Nexon with an AMT gearbox to expand its…

2018 Hyundai Tucson: A Deluxe Ride | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
06 Jan 2019
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Does the new Hyundai Tucson deliver enough to attract some much-needed attention to the compact SUV segment? We find out.

Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up: Rock Solid

Reviews
03 Jan 2019
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The Mahindra Scorpio Pik-Up is a pickup truck based on the Mahindra Scorpio SUV which is one of the best vehicles made by the company. While the Scorpio SUV is one of the most sought after SUVs in the market from general customers to private companies to government agencies. The question is, can its truck…

Nepal Drives’ Best Photos of 2018

Local News
30 Dec 2018
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We started in June 2018 to build the perfect automotive community and become the voice for the Nepalese motoring landscape. It is this unrelenting love for automobiles and everything related to it that has spurred us forward to curate some of the best photographs our team captured in 2018 since our journey.  Within these photos is…

Nepal Lube Oil Limited announces 40% Dividend

Commercial Market
30 Dec 2018
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Nepal Lube Oil made a major announcement of distributing 40% dividend to its shareholders- Rs.30 (Proposed Cash Dividend per share) and Rs. 10 (Proposed bonus per share).

Hyundai Winter Delight goes LIVE!

Local News
27 Dec 2018
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Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd., the sole authorized distributor of Hyundai for Nepal has launched Winter Delight Offer in the market. Under this offer, customers can avail benefits up to Rs. 698,000. The offer provides an attractive cash discount, free one-year comprehensive insurance, exchange bonus up to Rs. 100,000, loyalty bonus up to Rs. 15,000 and…

Mahindra XUV300 unveiled; India launch in February 2019

International News
19 Dec 2018
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Mahindra has released first set of official digitalized images of their upcoming sub 4-meter compact SUV codenamed S201. Mahindra has officially named the SUV the XUV300. While the vehicle is based on the SsangYong Tivoli, the touches Mahindra has added make this vehicle unmistakably a Mahindra and small brother to the XUV500. These touches include…

EXCLUSIVE: Thrilling Ford Ranger Raptor debuts in Nepal

Local News
15 Dec 2018
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Ford Ranger Raptor – the toughest and most high-performing version of the Ford Ranger, has debuted at Ford Nepal’s Wilderness Get-A-Way 2018, in Kathmandu. Priced at a whopping Rs 1.25 crores, the bold new model has been developed by Ford Performance for the true enthusiast off-roader. The new Ranger Raptor is the ultimate performance utility vehicle…

All-New BMW G 310 R and the All-New BMW G 310 GS Launched in Nepal

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14 Dec 2018
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BMW Motorrad Nepal has launched the all-new BMW G 310 R and the all-new BMW G 310 GS in the domestic market. The two most-awaited motorcycles of the year are now available for test drives and are on sale in Himalayan Motorrad’s showroom in Naxal, Kathmandu.  The BMW G310R is available for Rs 9,50,000, while…

BMW G310R vs Rivals; All you need to know

Local News
12 Dec 2018
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The arrival of BMW has brought with itself, a huge target on its back. These motorcycles have entered a highly competitive market with some amazing players who have been here for a good time now. This comparison we have prepared is to exhibit how the BMW G310 R fares off against its rivals. Design &…

Suzuki Burgman Street 125 vs Rivals; All you need to know

Local News
06 Dec 2018
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The Suzuki Burgman is unique; it is the only maxi-scooter in the world. Now Suzuki has launched the Burgman Street 125 in the Nepalese market, the baby Burgman doesn’t have any real rivals, in the sense that this is the only maxi-scooter in the country. However, the price point the Burgman is playing at already…

Aprilia enters the off-road segment in Nepal with the RX & SX 125

Local News
06 Dec 2018
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Aprilia Nepal has entered the growing off-road segment with the RX and SX series of enduro and supermoto bikes. Marketed by D-Lifestyles Pvt. Ltd (authorized distributor of Vespa and Aprilia in Nepal), the RX and SX 125 are the heirs of Aprilia’s history of success in off-road competitions and are priced at Rs 7,99,900. The…

Official Details: Tata Harrier SUV

International News
04 Dec 2018
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Tata Harrier has established itself as one of the most anticipated launches in the automotive world. The Harrier is the first vehicle to be developed under Tata’s Impact Design 2.0 language and is based on the all-new Omega platform derived From the Land Rover’s D8 architecture. Given below is a list we have compiled of…

Tata Tigor facelift launched in Nepal; Price starts at Rs 27.55 Lakhs

Local News
02 Dec 2018
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The compact sedan segment has been an important space for the customers seeking premium-ness at best value coupled with bold and attractive looks. Connecting the aspirations of these customers, Tata has introduced the Tigor facelift at a pricing of Rs 27.55 Lakhs. Catering to the ever-evolving customer set, the new Tigor comes equipped with a host…

Best of LA Auto Show 2018

International News
30 Nov 2018
0
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The LA Auto Show 2018 has kicked off at the Los Angeles Convention Center from November 30 to December 9. Using up almost one million square feet of space, the LA Auto Show campus will feature many new interactive experiences and curated showcases for visitors of all ages, including simulators, test drives, gaming areas, custom…

The new Porsche 911 arrives; Purity meets Modernism

International News
29 Nov 2018
0
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If there’s one iconic sports car that takes us down memory lane, then, unquestionably, it has to be the sensational Porsche 911.  When we met with the participants of the Himalayan Challenge 2018 some months ago, we were giddy with excitement. Not because we were looking for content but because encountering those classic masterpieces was…

This is the 2019 Mazda 3 series; Sleek & Minimalist with a promising SKYACTIV-X engine

Local News
28 Nov 2018
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Having sold over 6 million units since its 2003 debut, Mazda has finally refreshed the Mazda 3 moniker. The new gen Mazda 3 now adopts a minimalist design, an all-new architecture called Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, an all-wheel-drive system, and an advanced new engine technology called Skyactiv-X. Both styles simplify Mazda’s Kodo design language. Sharing cues from…

Helmets Nepal inaugurates Second Outlet in Chabahil

Local News
26 Nov 2018
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Helmets Nepal Pvt. Ltd, a retailer in the after sales automotive industry specializing in providing helmets and other safety gears, have inaugurated their second outlet at Chabahil. Regarding the company’s recent expansion, Helmets Nepal CEO Mr. Sajal Joshi said, “We want to make sure that we provide the best customer experience to everyone who shops…

Toyota Rush: To MPV or to SUV, that is the Question | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
26 Nov 2018
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There isn’t a thin line between MPVs and SUVs. They are two completely separate segments of the auto industry that cater to two completely different schools of thoughts. Both schools of thoughts stand on two opposing sides of the spectrum. One likes to be rugged, take on harsh terrain, and take you further once the…

KTM Duke 125 ABS launched in India; Becomes the most affordable KTM

International News
26 Nov 2018
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The most affordable KTM is now available in the Indian market. Available at an introductory pricing of INR 1.18 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi), the all-new KTM Duke ABS has been launched in the Indian market. The 125 Duke shares its design with the KTM Duke 200, although we would have been much more excited if it had…

All-New 2019 Range Rover Evoque unveiled

International News
23 Nov 2018
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The Range Rover Evoque pioneered the luxury, compact SUV segment back in 2011. The tiny, luxurious and all-terrain capable SUV was an instant hit. The Evoque sold over 3 million units worldwide making it one of the most critical cars for Jaguar Land Rover. However, it is now time for the second generation. And boy…

Event Report: ConMac 2018 – Construction Equipment & Technology Expo

Commercial Market
22 Nov 2018
0
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The construction industry in Nepal is seeing an unrivaled growth and a blossom of business opportunities, and in the midst of it all is ConMac 2018 Nepal. Organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the premier industry association in India, this exhibition on construction equipment and technology will be will be the key platform…

TVS NTORQ 125: The New Kid on the Block | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
19 Nov 2018
0
431

Work within the conventional norms and you can play things safe. You negate the risks and you don’t always have to go the extra mile for what you are doing. But playing things safe breeds monotony. When it works, no one really notices and it ends up being nothing but mediocre. But when it doesn’t…

Mahindra Maxximo HD series: Behind the Wheels of the Maximum Carrier | Test Drive, Review

Commercial Market
18 Nov 2018
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There are some vehicles that are meant to be luxurious, fun to drive, and good to look at. The Mahindra Maxximo series is not one of them. The Maxximo HD series is built to get things done. It is an absolute workhorse that has been tried and tested in the commercial sector. Sitting behind the…

Jawa Motorcycles reborn in India; 2 new models launched

International News
15 Nov 2018
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Jawa Motorcycles, the iconic Czech brand that disappeared from the Indian motorcycling scene in the 90s, has been reborn. Revived by Classic Legends, a Mahindra & Mahindra subsidiary, Jawa Motorcycles has launched three models in India, with prices starting from INR 1.55 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The all-new Jawa range comprises of a Classic, Sport and Bobber…

BMW G310R and G310GS Bookings Officially Open in Nepal

Local News
14 Nov 2018
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The wait is now finally over as BMW Motorrad Nepal has opened pre-bookings for two of the company’s most anticipated motorcycles – BMW G 310R and BMW G 310GS. The booking amount for both, the G 310 R and G 310 GS stands at Rs. 1,00,000. In Nepal, the introductory pricing for the BMW G…

Hyundai Ioniq: The Future is Here | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
13 Nov 2018
0
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The Indian government announced in 2016, their rather ambitious project to have an all-electric vehicle fleet by 2030. Even for a country like ours, where the Prime Minister has promised us our own ships and trains yet the conditions of the primary entry to the most important highway have been in shambles for ages, the…

Volkswagen Polo 1.0: Brave Heart | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
12 Nov 2018
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The name “Polo” has been around for as long as we can remember, and it is often associated with everyday family hatchback with uncompromising performance. The Polo 1.2 GT TSI still remains one of the best performing hatchbacks today Now, considering the market demands of a cleaner and more fuel efficient VW. The company has…

2018 Hyundai Creta: The Good gets Better | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
11 Nov 2018
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Poised, polished, sophisticated and classy, the Hyundai Creta calmly seated itself on the throne of the compact SUV segment when it came to the scene back in 2015. Knowing how intensely competitive this segment was, what the Hyundai Creta accomplished was impressive. Despite the competition, the Creta was able to make a terrific impact. So…

MG ZS: The Low Profile Artist | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
10 Nov 2018
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SUVs are all the rage these days, and it’s the smaller ones that are the most popular thanks to their blend of practicality and affordability. Which is exactly why the small SUV segment in the market today is the most competitive it has ever been. Now MG wants a piece of the action. The British…

EICMA 2018: 5 New KTM bikes; No 390 Adventure for now

Local News
07 Nov 2018
0
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When KTM said – “You spoke, we listened”, we suspected the Austrian manufacturer would surprise us by revealing the eagerly anticipated KTM 390 Adventure at EICMA 2018. However, the company presented five new motorcycles except for the 390 Adventure. It was widely speculated that KTM would unveil the 390 Adventure at this year’s show after…

EICMA 2018: Royal Enfield V-twin Concept KX unveiled

International News
06 Nov 2018
0
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While we were waiting for Royal Enfield to announce the launch of the 650 twins, the Indian manufacturer surprised us by unveiling one of its most ambitious concept yet, the Concept KX,  at the ongoing 2018 EICMA Show being held in Milan, Italy. The Concept KX bobber is a modern day reincarnation of the iconic 1938…

EICMA 2018: 2019 BMW S1000RR makes official debut

International News
06 Nov 2018
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Nearly ten years after first being introduced, BMW Motorrad’s flagship supersport bike, the S1000RR, has finally received major upgrades. The first significant change is the absence of the distinctive asymmetrical headlights that made the bike immediately recognizable, it now gets a conventional twin-LED headlight unit. The new S1000RR looks more compact than its predecessor, with…

EICMA 2018: Hero MotoCorp XPulse 200T Unveiled

International News
06 Nov 2018
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While we were expecting Hero Motocorp to launch the Xpulse 200 adventure bike anytime soon in the Indian market, the company surprised us by showcasing four new motorcycles based on the same platform at the ongoing EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. The showcased motorcycles are the upcoming Xpulse 200 Adventure Tourer alongside 4 new…

Ducati presents exciting new motorcycles for EICMA 2018

International News
05 Nov 2018
0
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The Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer has just released nine bikes, including three completely new motorcycles, new versions and a first-time endure e-mtb, that will soon enthrall visitors at EICMA 2018. The three all-new motorcycles unveiled by Ducati in the run-up to EICMA 2018 were: Panigale V4 R, Diavel 1260 and Hypermotard 950. The Premiere also saw presentations of…

NEPAL EXCLUSIVE: BMW Motorrad Officially Headed to Nepal

Local News
03 Nov 2018
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  Motorcycle enthusiasts who have been on the edge of their seats can finally rejoice, because BMW Motorrad is finally introducing its world-class motorcycles to the Nepalese market. BMW Motorrad is scheduled to hit the roads of Nepal in early December this year.   Torque Motor Trading has been authorized as the official dealers for…

Hankook tires joins hands with Laxmi Group

Commercial Market
31 Oct 2018
0
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L.H. Services and Spare Parts Pvt. Ltd. has been appointed as the authorized distributor of Hankook Tire for Nepal. LHSS is a subsidiary of the well-known Laxmi Group. It was established in 2018 expanding on company’s vision to be a “one stop solution for all of the consumer’s mobility needs”. The company houses globally leading…

Toyota Nepal inaugurates new showroom in Dhangadhi

Local News
30 Oct 2018
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Toyota Nepal has inaugurated its new dealer in Dhangadhi. Basant Classic Automobiles is now the authorised 3S dealer for province no. 7. The official inauguration occurred on 29th October 2018. The new 3S facility in Dhangadhi has been inaugurated as per Toyota’s international standard. As with any other dealers all over Nepal, Basant Classic Automobiles…

The 1st Tata Harrier rolls off the production line; Launch in Early 2019

International News
30 Oct 2018
0
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Tata Motors has officially announced the rollout of the 1st Harrier from its all-new manufacturing line. With this, Tata Motors is now gearing up for the launch of its much-awaited SUV in early 2019. The completely new world-class assembly line has been built in a record time of 6 months with the best manufacturing practices…

5 Things about the All-New Hyundai Santro

International News
31 Oct 2018
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After a long wait, Hyundai India finally launched the new Santro which improves upon the old Santro by a wide margin and carries the same family appeal that made it one of the best hatchbacks of its time. Now, while the tall boy is already on its way into our country, let us take a…

Tata Tiago JTP and Tigor JTP Launched in India

International News
29 Oct 2018
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The term JTP  basically refers to the hotter versions of the original Tiago and Tigor.  Made out of Tata Motors’ joint venture with Jayem Automotives Pvt. Ltd, these performance-oriented JTP models of the Tiago and the Tigor have been modified to enhance the engine output and performance, adopt a sportier design theme inside and out and…

The Fastest McLaren Ever: Speedtail

International News
28 Oct 2018
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This, is the McLaren Speedtail, McLaren’s first ever Hyper-GT, their most aerodynamically efficient car ever and the fastest McLaren car to date. And it has come into existence through a pure fusion of science and art in automotive form. Right, let’s get some numbers out of the way for the spec hungry. While the company…

BAW Warrior: The Military Grade Off-Roader | Test Drive, Review

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28 Oct 2018
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Beijing Automobile Works Co., Ltd is one of the pioneers of the Chinese automobile industry. The former Beijing Automobile Works was founded in 1958 as the second largest automobile factory in China. In 2001, it was developed into Beijing Automobile Works Co., Ltd. (BAW) based on a modern enterprise system. Now, if you find the…

NEPAL EXCLUSIVE: All New Hyundai Santro Launch Event

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23 Oct 2018
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The 2018 Hyundai Santro has been officially launched, and thanks to Laxmi Intercontnental Pvt. Ltd. Nepal Drives is right on the scene here at Hotel Taj Palace in New Delhi. The Hyundai Santro had garnered a lot of attention with over 23000 confirmed bookings prior to the launch. Considering the supreme popularity and dominance that…

2019 Nissan Kicks Unveiled in India

International News
18 Oct 2018
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Nissan has unveiled the India-spec Kicks SUV.  However, this is only an exterior reveal while details on the interior and other aspects will be shared later. The Kick retains all the design cues of the international variant, it gets a redesigned front bumper with faux air inlets above the fog lights and an aluminium skid plate…

Hyundai opens new 3S Center in Birgunj

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11 Oct 2018
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With an intention to meet the growing demand for Hyundai vehicles in and around Birgunj market, Laxmi InterContinental Pvt. Ltd, the authorized distributor of Hyundai vehicles for Nepal has inaugurated a new 3S facility at Birgunj with its dealer–Orchids Moto Corp Pvt. Ltd. to provide customers with a complete experience of sales, service and spare parts,…

Tata Tigor 2018 Facelift launched in India

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11 Oct 2018
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The compact sedan is heating up again in India, not long after the new Ford Aspire was launched, it’s time for Tata to see some action in the segment with the new Tata Tigor, which has been launched at a starting price of INR 5.20 lakh for the petrol variant and INR 7.38 lakh for…

A look at the Classic Cars of the Himalayan Challenge 2018

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10 Oct 2018
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It’s not every day that you get to see classic cars like the 1928 Bentley Le Mans or the 1965 Porsche 911s in Kathmandu. But, it just so happened, that the fleet of Himalayan Challenge Rally participants were in town and Nepal Drives was right there on the scene.  Organized by the Endurance Rally Association,…

Hyundai unveils the all-new Santro; India launch this month

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09 Oct 2018
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“Today is a historic and proud moment for us, as India has unanimously chosen the name of their Favourite Family Car to be called The All-New SANTRO.” Said Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO of HMIL as the company, unveiled the all-new Santro for the Indian market.  The world premiere of the much-awaited new-gen…

This is the 2018 Ford Aspire; Gets design cues from the Freestyle

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08 Oct 2018
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Inspired a lot from the Ford Freestyle, the new Ford Aspire 2018 has been launched in India starting at INR 5.55 lakh for the base petrol Ambiente trim and going up to INR 8.14 lakh for the top-spec diesel Titanium+ variant. The facelift for the compact sedan is priced about INR 17,000 less than the…

Maxxis introduces new range of tyres in Nepal

Commercial Market
08 Oct 2018
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Bhagwati International has announced the launch of new tyres for the domestic market. The company has introduced the M6000 series of tyres for scooters. The M6000 is the original fitment to Honda Activa. Currently only one size is available but the company plans to bring other sizes soon. Similarly, the company has also imported sports…

Suzuki unveils new Katana at Intermot

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04 Oct 2018
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The original Suzuki Katana has maintained a legendary status since its launch in 1981, with a design that remains as impactful now as it did then. With styling cues from the original machine and the latest Katana 3.0 concept, the new Katana moves the design into the modern era, with its contours and lines inspired…

Yamaha reveals new Tracer 700GT at Intermot 2018

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04 Oct 2018
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Yamaha took the wraps off its brand new 2019 Tracer 700 GT  at Intermot 2018. The GT model goes all in on creating a light, fun, and relatively long-legged middleweight sports tourer which is powered by Yamaha’s 689cc, water-cooled, crossplane twin engine. The Tracer 700 GT makes 74 horsepower and 68 NM of torque in a package…

In Photos: Apache Pro Performance by TVS

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30 Sep 2018
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TVS Motor Company conducted their first international Apache Pro Performance (APP) show in the capital recently. Apache Pro Performance promotes the prowess of the TVS Apache series motorcycles among its audience and helps them connect to the essence of the brand – ‘Racing DNA Unleashed’. The show in Kathmandu was performed by TVS Racing’s stunt…

Happening today: Apache Pro Performance Stunt Program

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27 Sep 2018
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If motorcycle stunts are your thing, then you wouldn’t want to miss this! Jagdamba Motors TVS is organizing ‘Apache Pro Performance’ stunt event on 28th September as a celebration event on the milestone of 3 million Apache Series RTR on roads globally. The major attraction of the event is the freestyle stunting performance by Steel…

Mercedes-Benz GLE350d Coupé: Cocooned in Luxury | Test Drive, Review

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27 Sep 2018
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“Coupé”… The term was first applied to horse-drawn carriages for two passengers without rear-facing seats. In the world of cars, the definition of coupé is not completely watertight. There is some variation between manufacturers as to what is considered a coupé. But generally, the term coupé is used to describe a two-door, hard-top car with…

Peugeot e-LEGEND Concept to be presented at the 2018 Paris Motor Show

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25 Sep 2018
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Peugeot has revealed their latest concept vehicle, the e-Legend. An all-electric sports car designed after the 504 coupe with advanced autonomous features. It will debut in the upcoming Paris Motor Show and will mark 50 years after  Peugeot launched the popular 504 coupe. The e-LEGEND concept powered by an electric powertrain featuring twin motors mounted…

Porsche drops diesel

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25 Sep 2018
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Porsche chief Oliver Blume has said that the company will focus on the development of hybrid and electrified technology. The firm now confirms that it will no longer offer diesel-engine cars in the future, noting they account for just 12 percent of worldwide Porsche sales in 2017. However, Blume assured that diesel is, and will…

“Mahindra Adventure” announced in Nepal; “Summit Drive – 2018” to the Everest Base Camp flagged off

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22 Sep 2018
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Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) has announced the introduction of “Mahindra Adventure”, unique experiential marketing initiatives in Nepal, along with the flag off of Summit Drive-2018 to the Everest base camp. The initiative will be led by Agni Incorporated Ltd. in Nepal under the guidance of the experts from “Mahindra Adventure”. The announcement was made in…

NOC limits fuel supply; enforces quota system

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21 Sep 2018
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To ease the ongoing fuel crisis due to the strike organized by Nepal Independent Transportation Drivers’ Committee who have been demanding an amendment to Vehicle and Transportation Act-2049, Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has enforced quota refueling system effective from today. Photo-Bloomberg NOC has limited two-wheelers with 5 litres, private four-wheelers with 15 litres, and public…

Happening this weekend – Badshah Live by Jagdamba TVS

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20 Sep 2018
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It has been three-year mark since Jagadamba Motors and TVS have joined hands in Nepal, and to celebrate the third anniversary of this togetherness the folks at Jagadamba Motors and TVS have decided to give one hell of a show at the upcoming 14th Durbar Marg Street Festival. At this year’s street festival, visitors will…

NADA Auto Show 2018: Auto Components

Commercial Market
17 Sep 2018
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The Auto Components Industry in Nepal, over the years, has witnessed a tremendous growth owing to the dynamic growth of Nepalese automobile industry.  As always, the NADA Auto Show provided the platform for components manufacturers to showcase their products. This year too, the show had a range of automotive components, ancillaries and services showcased. HIGHLIGHTS Delta,…

NADA AUTO SHOW 2018; Exciting New Debuts

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11 Sep 2018
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What is an auto show without at least a few exciting launches? And boy does this year’s NADA Auto show deliver! Not only are we expecting new models from existing marques, you can look forward to seeing a couple of new brands making their entrance to the Nepalese auto industry. We’re sure you want to…

Volkswagen Polo 1.0 now available in Nepal

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09 Sep 2018
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Volkswagen Nepal has launched the new Polo at an introductory pricing of Rs 25.5 Lakhs right in time before the NADA Auto Show 2018. The new Polo gets a 999cc petrol engine that delivers best-in-class 76 bhp of power and 95 NM of torque. The new Polo will be available along with the 1.6 Polo….

Nepal Drives presents NADA Auto Show 2018 Quiz

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08 Sep 2018
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How much do you know about the NADA 2018? Take our quiz, send us the screenshot of your result here and stand a chance to WIN FREE PASSES TO THE SHOW. About NADA Auto Show 2018: Nepal Automobile Dealers Association or NADA has been actively organizing their Auto Expo for the past 12 years and…

Mahindra Maxximo HD now available in the Nepalese market

Commercial Market
06 Sep 2018
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Dugar Brother & Sons, the authorized distributors for Mahindra commercial vehicles in Nepal, has launched the updated version of the popular Maxximo small commercial vehicle ”Maxximo HD” in the Nepalese market.  The Maxximo HD now comes with updates exteriors, revised comfort and capability features, and improved performance. Based on the concept of ‘Profit Truck’, the…

Mahindra Marazzo cruises into the Indian market

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03 Sep 2018
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The Mahindra Marazzo MPV has finally been launched in India with introductory prices starting at INR 9.99 lakh going up to Rs 13.90 lakh. The MPV is available in seven- and eight seat configurations. Safety features like ABS with EBD and brake assist, two airbags and Isofix child seat mounts come as standard across all…

Hyundai unveils the 2019 Elantra; Available in selected International Markets

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29 Aug 2018
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The 2019 Hyundai Elantra has been unveiled for the North American market. The new Elantra gets a new intense design and offers a variety of advanced safety and convenience features. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra offers 6 trim levels—SE, SEL, Value Edition, Limited and Eco or Sport. The hood, front fenders, fascia, grille and headlights as…

The Plush New Mahindra XUV500 Launched in Nepal

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27 Aug 2018
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Agni Inc. has launched the Plush New XUV500 at the company’s Naxal showroom. This is Mahindra’s most luxurious XUV500 SUV with a bold new design, plush, luxurious interiors and higher power and torque. It promises to provide a more pleasurable ride through an enhanced suspension and comes with a quieter cabin. The new XUV500 has…

Road Space Rationing for BIMSTEC in Kathmandu Valley

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27 Aug 2018
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To help ease the traffic congestion for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has announced the odd-even rule on alternate days for vehicles in Kathmandu valley from August 29-31. Vehicles with number plates ending in odd numbers (1,3,5,7 and 9) will be allowed…

The Bugatti Divo can be yours for 5 Million Euros; But, it’s already sold out!

International News
26 Aug 2018
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After being teased by Bugatti for quite some time, the Divo has finally been revealed. The Divo is a reminiscence of the brand’s coachbuilding tradition. It harks back to the golden era of coachbuilding, a proud tradition nearly a century old, by uniting a rolling chassis with a brand new body. Priced at a whopping 5…

TVS Radeon 110cc commuter bike launched in India

International News
24 Aug 2018
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TVS Motor Company has finally unwrapped its new 110cc commuter motorcycle called the TVS Radeon. The new Hero Splendor 110 rival named TVS Radeon has been priced aggressively at INR 48,400. The Radeon comes with a host of practical features to aid commuting in rural areas. This includes a twin-pod analog instrument console, a USB…

Rumors on prohibition of Ducati baseless – Turbo Motors

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23 Aug 2018
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Recent rumors about the restrictions of Ducati Motorcycles in Nepal, that have put the automotive community in considerable disarray, have been put to rest by Turbo Motors Pvt. Ltd today. The company has issued a statement stating that no such decision has been taken by the concerned authority, and has reassured their customers that as…

2018 All-New Suzuki Ciaz’s Smart Hybrid System Explained

International News
22 Aug 2018
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Suzuki’s premium sedan Ciaz is launched in a brand new avatar in the Indian market. The new Ciaz is now offered with a new 1.5 litre K15 petrol engine and a next-gen smart hybrid with Lithium-ion battery. The new Ciaz comes with a host of exterior changes. It gets a sharp front fascia with new…

Force Kargo King: The Commercial King | Test Drive, Review

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19 Aug 2018
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When it comes to commercial pickups, there are a number of options to choose from; and it appears that that the Mahindra and Tata are leading the brigade in terms of sheer number. However, there is a new player in town: Force Motors. While most auto enthusiasts will relate the brand to the popular Gurkha,…

Nepal Exclusive Video Review: Ford Mustang GT

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16 Aug 2018
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Believe it or not, the Mustang GT is here in Nepal; brandishing the coveted pony emblem and a menacing intent to conquer the roads of Nepal. We are ready to bow down to our new V8 overlords. But first, it’s time to get our hands dirty with this beast. Read the full test drive, review…

Alpha launches Alpha 2018 Products during the 1st Official Alpha Ride

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16 Aug 2018
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From the Press Release:  Alpha Riding Gear organized its first official Alpha Ride on August 11, 2018, along with launching it Alpha 2018 products. A total number of 32 riders participated in the event. The event started from Alpas Restaurant, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, halted at Hotel Ravine Sunrise, Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk for breakfast, and continued to Rafting…

Jaguar F-Pace: Inside the Belly of the Beast | Test Drive, Review

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14 Aug 2018
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We received news of a deadly predator prowling the streets of Kathmandu and it immediately caught our attention. A rare breed to find in this part of the world, it was imperative that we respond quickly; which we did. What followed were a series of events that left us sweaty, shaking and with a massive…

Renault Captur: The Captivating One | Test Drive, Review

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13 Aug 2018
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Remember that cousin who was always slightly better than you at everything? Better at studies, better at sports, and better at social gatherings. Well, the Captur is that cousin to the Duster. The latest offering from Renault is an SUV that is sleeker and sexier and boasts more captivating elements than it’s cousin. And that…

The Legacy of the Suzuki Swift | Test Drive, Review

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12 Aug 2018
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Mediocrity is dangerous, it’s everywhere and it’s contagious. It creeps like a dark shadow, infecting everything in its path. And the trouble with mediocrity is that you have to work hard to fight it. However, those who are able to strip themselves free from the grips of the mundane are the ones that rise above…

Watch: New 2018 Renault Kwid official TVC shot in Chitwan

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12 Aug 2018
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Renault India has released the official commercial for its newest offering, Kwid Feature-Loaded Range, which was entirely shot in Chitwan, Nepal. With a tag-line of ‘From forests to valleys, discover more with the Renault KWID New Feature-Loaded Range’, the advert aims to showcase the many segment-first features of the new variant like Integrated Reverse Parking…

All-New KIA Sportage: Absolute Bargain | Test Drive, Review

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12 Aug 2018
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Kia has been a strong but silent player in the Nepalese automotive market for a long time now, taking sure and certain steps to create a strong empire. Maintaining a low profile over the years while dishing out some of the nicest, feature rich and most durable cars in the market, an example of this…

Bajaj Pulsar 150 with Twin Disc Brake launched in Nepal

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11 Aug 2018
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HH Bajaj has launched the all-new version of the company’s best selling Pulsar 150 with double disc brakes at an introductory price of Rs 2,55,900. The new Pulsar 150 twin disc variant will be available in three dual tone colours – Black Blue, Black Red and Black Chrome. Apart from the twin disc setup, the bike…

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V now available in Nepal

Local News
10 Aug 2018
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Jagdamba Motors TVS has now officially opened bookings for the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4v in the country. TVS has completely refreshed the new RTR 160 with a comprehensive styling and mechanical upgrades, making it one of the best looking motorcycles in its segment. The TVS Apache RTR 160 takes heavy inspiration from its…

Video Review: All-New KIA Sportage

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10 Aug 2018
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KIA isn’t heard of as much as other brands, simply because they do not do much advertisement and promo­tion, but the company makes one of the nicest and most feature-rich cars. The all-new KIA Sportage is one of those cars that play in that space and rivals other compact SUVs due to its lucrative price…

Suzuki Bandit 150 Unveiled

International News
06 Aug 2018
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Suzuki has unveiled the new Bandit 150 for the Indonesian market at the 2018 GIIAS (Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show). The Bandit is basically the Gixxer to the Indonesian and other Asian markets. We have the Gixxer and they have the Bandit.  It features a trapezoidal-shaped LED headlamp, digital instrument console and its large tank extensions…

2018 Renault Kwid launched in India

International News
01 Aug 2018
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Renault has launched the 2018 Kwid Feature Loaded Range in the Indian market, in both manual and automated transmission options. The Kwid has been a volume driver for Renault India, selling more than 2,50,000 cars. Available in 8 trims with segment-first features, the 2018 Renault Kwid Feature Loaded Range has been launched at no additional…

PHOTOS: Volkswagen Journey: A retreat program

Local News
03 Aug 2018
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Volkswagen Nepal recently organized a retreat program ‘Volkswagen Journey’ for its customers at Hattiban Resort. The main concept behind this program was to offer a chance for the customers to unwind themselves away from the hustle and bustle of the city while also providing them with a chance to share suggestions and feedbacks.

8th Gen Toyota Camry Heading to India

Local News
06 Aug 2018
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The eighth generation Toyota Camry is all set to make its Indian debut. The new Camry is based on the GA-K platform spun off from Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA).  The eighth-gen model is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor, and the wheelbase is up by 50mm, which will make for a roomier interior. On the…

Mahindra to launch new MPV ‘Marazzo’ next year

International News
01 Aug 2018
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Mahindra has named its eagerly awaited MPV, codenamed U321, as Marazzo. Derived from Basque, a sub-language of Spanish, the word ‘Marazzo’ means shark and is linked to the vehicle’s shark-inspired design. The Mahindra Design Studio and Italian design house Pininfarina have collaborated closely during the design development process. The Marazzo’s shark-inspired design is evident in the streamlined…

Hyundai Nepal introduces ‘Hyundai Pariwaar’ Campaign

Local News
23 Jul 2018
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In order to be a part of Hyundai customer’s life and as a heartfelt gesture for the support in Hyundai’s journey in Nepal, Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd, the sole distributor of Hyundai Motors for Nepal since February 2009, has introduced the ‘Hyundai Pariwaar’ campaign.  The company has partnered up with various companies from different sectors to…

Alpha Ride 2018 Happening on 11th August

Local News
22 Jul 2018
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Alpha Riding Gear is set to organize their first ride event titled “1st Official Alpha Ride & 2018 Product Launch” on 11th August, 2018. A total of 50 Alpha jacket owners/riders will be participating in the event. The ride will start from Alpas Restaurant, Lazimpat. Riders will gather there and instructions will be briefed by…

All New Toyota Rush unveiled in Nepal

Local News
20 Jul 2018
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The highly-awaited all-new Toyota Rush has been unveiled in the Nepalese market. United Traders Syndicate, the sole authorized distributors for Toyota vehicles in Nepal, recently announced two different lots of the Rush have been completely sold out. The pre-booking for the vehicle was opened on April 11, 2018. UTS says the Rush is expected to take…

2018 Honda Jazz launched in India

International News
19 Jul 2018
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Honda Cars India Ltd has launched the New 2018 Honda Jazz with enhanced style, enriched interiors and added safety features. The pricing has been fixed from INR 7.35 Lakh to 9.29 Lakh. The new Jazz will now be available in 2 grades in Petrol – V and VX and 3 grades in Diesel – S, V and VX…

Suzuki Burgman Street 125 scooter launched in India

International News
19 Jul 2018
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Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched its new 125cc offering, the Burgman Street 125, in the Indian market at a price tag of INR 68,000. Drawing inspirations from the bigger Burgman siblings, the Burgman Street 125 is the first maxi-scooter in its segment. This will be the second 125 cc scooter from Suzuki in India after the…

Toyota Rush sold out before arrival!

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18 Jul 2018
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The all-new Toyota Rush marketed by UTS has gone out of stock even before the vehicle set tires on the streets of Nepal. The pre-booking for the vehicle was opened on April 11, 2018. Since then, two different lots have been completely booked and sold out.Toyota says the Rush is speculated to be ‘a perfect…

Ford Mustang GT: Test Drive, Review

Reviews
18 Jul 2018
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“It’s not pressure, it’s excitement.” we kept telling ourselves, desperately trying to calm our nerves.7 years we’ve spent doing this, this business of reviewing cars and motorcycles for a living. But every once in a while a product comes by and manages to send nervous tingles coursing through our bodies. Face to face with this…

BMW G310R & G310GS finally launched in the Indian market!

International News
18 Jul 2018
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BMW Motorrad India has finally launched its much-awaited motorcycle duo, the BMW G310R and G310GS, in the Indian market. The pricing has been fixed at INR 2.99 Lakh for the G310R and INR 3.49 Lakh for the G310GS. The company is also providing first-in-segment standard warranty for three years and unlimited kilometres. Both motorcycles are…

India’s First Supercar, The Vazirani Shul, Revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed

International News
16 Jul 2018
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Vazirani Automotive, a new Indian car company, has revealed its Shul turbine-electric hypercar at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. While DC Design was the first Indian manufacturer to launch a sports car in the Indian market, our neighbors have made another mighty leap in automotive development by unveiling the Vazirani Shul, India’s first hypercar. The…

Mahindra organizes adventurous outing program for TUV 300 owners

Local News
13 Jul 2018
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Agni Incorporated, the sole authorized distributors of Mahindra vehicles in Nepal, recently took customers of the Mahindra TUV 300 for an adventurous outing program to Sukute Beach. As adventure, thrill and fun is in the DNA of Mahindra, the company has been organizing adventure rallies and expeditions for its customers and enthusiasts, both in India…

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa announces retirement

International News
12 Jul 2018
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Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) has announced his retirement at the end of 2018 during the German GP press conference. The three-time World Champion ended speculation about his future and made the decision public, bringing an 18-year career to an end. One of the most successful riders of all time, Pedrosa has the third most podiums,…

2017 SsangYong Tivoli: Small One with a Big Heart | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
12 Jul 2018
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The small SUV market is the most rapidly growing markets in the automobile industry, over the years consumer preference for small SUVs has increased exponentially. This is also the reason why this segment is one of the most competitive segments. So for any car to really make it in the segment they have to really…

Bookings open for 2018 Hyundai Creta in Nepal

Local News
11 Jul 2018
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Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt. Ltd, the sole authorised distributor for Hyundai vehicles in Nepal, has announced bookings open for the 2018 Hyundai Creta. The new Creta is available in five trims, three engine options and a choice of two transmissions. Everything about the new Creta here For more information, contact Hyundai Nepal here

Tata Motors’ H5X concept to be called Harrier; Launch next year

International News
11 Jul 2018
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Tata Motors has christened the name of its much-awaited SUV as ‘Tata Harrier’. Unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018 as the H5X concept, Tata Harrier provides a glimpse of the future generation of Tata Motors vehicles in terms of styling, technology and performance capabilities. It will carry an extremely robust architecture and luxurious yet practical, comfortable yet…

Vazirani Shul, India’s first hypercar to debut at Goodwood

International News
11 Jul 2018
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Vazirani Automotive, based in Mumbai, is all set to pull the wraps off of its electric hypercar, named the Shul, at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which gets underway tomorrow. Vazirani Automotive is a company based in Mumbai and founded by Chunky Vazirani, a graduate from the Art Center in California and with design…

Automechanics Association of Nepal (AAN) visit to NLOL Factory

Local News
11 Jul 2018
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Nepal Lube Oil Limited (NLOL), the official distributors for Gulf Lubricants in Nepal, recently organized a factory visit of Automechanics Association of Nepal (AAN) to NLOL’s factory in Amlekhgunj, Bara. During this program, 19 members from AAN participated in the factory visit. The major objectives of the visit were to show the factory-manufacturing process and…

Ford Freestyle: A New Competitor | Test Drive, Review

Reviews
08 Jul 2018
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In a segment led only by a couple of other competitors for a long time, Ford has shown up late, but the company has done its homework to set the long-dormant segment on fire once again. Feast your eyes on the Freestyle, the cross hatchback version of the supposedly new Ford Figo. Ford calls the…

Hyundai Elite i20 sales crosses 5 Lakh units in India

International News
07 Jul 2018
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Hyundai’s Elite i20 launched in August 2014, the current-generation Hyundai Elite i20 has achieved a cumulative sales mark of 500,000 units in June, 2018 in India with an average of just under 11,000 unit sales every month. With this achievement, the Hyundai Elite i20 took a lead over its arch rival – Suzuki Baleno that crossed the…

2018 Hero Xtreme 200R launched in India; Priced at INR 88,000

International News
06 Jul 2018
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Hero Motocorp has revealed the pricing of the upcoming Xtreme 200R for the Indian market. At a price tag of INR 88,000, the upcoming Hero Xtreme 200R has become the most affordable 200cc motorcycle in India. This is a very competitive pricing as compared to its rivals: TVS RTR 200 4V (INR1.03 lakh to 1.17 lakh) and…

Tekken 250: The Art of Deception | Test Ride, Review

Reviews
05 Jul 2018
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Back in 2009, one of us at Nepal Drives fell head over heels for a motorcycle that went by the name of Daelim VT Evolution. At a time when the Kawasaki Eliminator (see Bajaj Avenger) was in its heyday and the Orange County Choppers was THE show to watch on television, the cruiser styles of…

Jawa brand to return to India this year; Anand Mahindra confirms via Twitter

International News
05 Jul 2018
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Mahindra is looking to launch the Jawa range of retro-styled modern motorcycles in the Indian market this year, and it has been confirmed by Anand Mahindra, the chairman of the Mahindra group. Mr. Mahindra recently tweeted that the upcoming Jawas are under development and coming soon. Happening this year… https://t.co/irlgXEnI1l — anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) July…

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza sales cross 3 Lakh in India

International News
03 Jul 2018
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Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced that the Vitara Brezza has crossed 3-lakh of sales since its launch in March 2016. A distinctive feat in the Indian automobile industry, Vitara Brezza has achieved the fastest 3-lakh sales mark in the SUV segment in just 28 months. In May 2018, Maruti Suzuki’s Auto Gear Shift was…

The Yongshi Warrior of the Beijing Auto Works (BAW) on its way to Nepal

Local News
03 Jul 2018
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Beijing Automobile Works Co., Ltd is one of the pioneers of the Chinese automobile industry. The brand has been the origin and epitome of the development of automobile industry in Beijing in the last half-century and thusly become the representative brand of the nation. Marching into the Nepalese auto industry, from the BAW barracks, is the…

Norton teases a new 650cc Scrambler

International News
02 Jul 2018
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British motorcycle manufacturer Norton has released first official sketches of the upcoming Atlas 650. Scheduled to break cover in November 2018, the Atlas is a scrambler model which uses a name used for the 1963 Norton Scrambler. The Atlas 650 which gets a scrambler-inspired design will feature the signature Norton tank with a floating seat,…

Ducati announces 25th anniversary Monster; Only 500 samples to be made

International News
01 Jul 2018
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To celebrate the 25th-anniversary milestone of its iconic Monster brand, Ducati has just unveiled the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario: an exclusive and precious model in a numbered limited edition to only 500 units. The headlight fairing, tank and passenger seat cover of the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario feature a special three-colour Italian flag livery which goes…

Termignoni develops racing exhaust for Royal Enfield Himalayan

International News
28 Jun 2018
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Termignoni, Italian high-performance exhaust systems makers, for motorcycle and scooter has announced a racing silencer for the Royal Enfield Himalayan 2018. The Royal Enfield Himalayan is the only Indian product from the iconic Italian company to get a dedicated Termignoni exhaust system. The new silencer is designed in stainless steel with black rear cap and…

Hyundai i20 Active and Elite i20 Facelift now available in Nepal!

Local News
28 Jun 2018
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The 2018 Hyundai i20 Active and Elite i20 facelift are now available in the Nepalese market. Hyundai i20 Active Facelift:  The popular crossover now comes with subtle updates on the exterior and interior. The overall design of the i20 Active remains the same and features body cladding and roof rails for a rugged look. Hyundai…

Nepal Airlines’ First Airbus A330-200 ‘Annapurna’ Arrives!

Local News
28 Jun 2018
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The first of two Airbus A330-200 of  Nepal Airlines has landed in the capital. The twin-aisle widebody aircraft has been purchased as an agreement with the US-based AAR Corporation. Nepal Airlines is expected to receive the second Airbus by August. The national flag carrier plans to start the first commercial flight with the new Airbus A330-200…

MotoGP Edition Yamaha R15 V3.0 to launch in India in August

International News
26 Jun 2018
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If you are rooting for Yamaha in the MotoGP then we have a very good news for you.  The Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer will launch the YZF-R15 MotoGP edition in India in August. The new R15 Version 3.0 will now come with the blue colour seen on the factory MotoGP bike, along with the Movistar logo on…

Hero XPulse official images revealed!

International News
25 Jun 2018
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The official images of the production-ready Hero XPulse have surfaced online, indicating an imminent launch in the Indian market. The production-spec model isn’t different from the concept shown at EICMA2017.  Once launched, the Royal Enfield Himalayan rival will be the cheapest Dual Purpose motorcycle in India. The XPulse sits on a diamond frame chassis which…

Toyota launches redesigned Century in 21 years

International News
24 Jun 2018
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The Century debuted in 1967, and was released to commemorate the 100th birthday of Sakichi Toyoda, founder of the Toyota Group. For more than 50 years the Century has served as the chauffeur-driven model of choice for Japan and remains a favorite among executives across all industries. The new 3rd generation Century sees its first…

Audi & Airbus to work on Air-Taxi project in Germany

International News
24 Jun 2018
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A letter of intent has been signed between Airbus, Audi, design house Italdesign and German government with an aim to develop new mobility concepts for cities and people’s various needs with the Urban Air Mobility project. At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Audi, the Audi subsidiary Italdesign and Airbus presented Pop.Up Next, an all-electric, fully automated…

Chevrolet reveals the sporty 2019 Blazer crossover SUV

International News
24 Jun 2018
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The introduction of the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer has further strengthened Chevrolet’s comprehensive lineup of crossovers and SUVs available on the market today. Sitting between the Equinox and Traverse, the 2019 Blazer will offer unique design elements on each model, appealing to customers seeking distinctive styling and fine utility. With its wide stance, tight proportions,…

Shiro Helmets & Accessories launching this weekend

Local News
22 Jun 2018
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Shiro Helmets, a Spanish high-quality motorcycle helmets and accessories manufacturer, is officially rolling out its products at the capital’s Genesis Cafe on June 23rd,2018. With more than 25-years as a manufacturer, Shiro is one of the most internationally recognized brands.  The Spanish brand has been offering quality helmets and accessories for both professional and casual rider…

The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition V 2.0 is here!

Local News
22 Jun 2018
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Jagadamba Motors Pvt. Ltd. has officially rolled out the new generation of the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V today. Termed as Race Edition 2.0, the new Apache RTR 200 4V gets the advanced ‘Anti-Reverse Torque (A-RT) Slipper Clutch’ technology. The Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 will also sport new graphics, and a fly-screen…

Audi unveils the new A1 Sportback

International News
21 Jun 2018
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Audi has unveiled the second generation of the A1 Sportback ahead of its official international launch later this year. The 2019 A1 Sportback now comes with updated design elements, infotainment systems from Audi’s full-size vehicles and new driver assistance systems for more safety and comfort. Visually, the new Audi A1 Sportback comes with a wide…

9-seater Mahindra TUV300 Plus launched in India

International News
20 Jun 2018
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Mahindra TUV300 Plus, the long wheelbase version of the TUV300, is now officially available in the Indian market. The TUV300 plus is longer by 405mm and can accommodate 9 passengers. Pricing starts at INR 9.47 Lakh for the TUV300 Plus. The vehicle is available in three variants – P4,P6 and P8 and five colours options- Majestic Silver,…

Datsun Go, Go+ facelifts confirmed for India

International News
20 Jun 2018
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The Datsun Go and Go+ have been waiting for an update for a long time now. As per reports, the GO hatchback and GO+ MPV will receive an extensive facelift by September 2018 in the Indian market. The Datsun Go hatchback and Go+ MPV facelifts will now receive revised styling packages both on the outside…

Nepal Drives Magazine Vol 1 Issue 1; Now on Stands

Local News
19 Jun 2018
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We have a vision- to create the greatest, most innovative, authentic, informative, and inspiring automotive magazine in Nepal. No small feat, but one made easier by an extraordinary team of like minded and passionate game changers.  Having been in the business for the past seven years, it’s not an undertaking that we took up on…

Bookings for the upcoming Toyota Rush crosses 150 units!

Local News
19 Jun 2018
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The upcoming Toyota Rush is looking for a spectacular reception in the Nepalese market. As per our reports, bookings for the compact SUV have crossed the 150 mark, an impressive feat achieved in just over 2 months.  The Toyota Rush already edges out its competitors, particularly due to its lucrative pricing and three-row seats which…

2019 Suzuki Jimny revealed in official images

International News
18 Jun 2018
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The Suzuki Jimny is all set to make a comeback! The tiny off-road capable scamper has held a special place in the Nepalese automotive landscape, serving as part of the National Army’s fleet, so the official reveal of the 2019 Suzuki Jimny makes for some exciting news. Having taken a two-decade hiatus, it couldn’t have…

Audi CEO arrested over diesel scandal

International News
18 Jun 2018
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Rupert Stadler, the head of Volkswagen’s luxury arm Audi has been arrested over the German carmaker’s emissions test cheating scandal.News agency, Reuters suggests that Stadler was being held due to fears he might hinder their investigation into the scandal, plunging Volkswagen into a leadership crisis. News of the arrest comes as Volkswagen’s (VW) new group CEO…

Isuzu introduces new variants for D-Max and MU-X

International News
18 Jun 2018
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The new Isuzu D-Max and MU-X X-Power Editions have just been revealed in the East Asian markets and as the name suggests, these look more power-packed than the regular models, to say the least. However, the changes are limited to just visuals while the mechanicals remain unchanged. The new Isuzu D-Max and MU-X X-Power Editions come based on the…

Audi A8 named most innovative model of 2018

International News
17 Jun 2018
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The “Center of Automotive Management” and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, have declared Audi as the most innovative premium brand in the “Autonomous driving and safety” category, and the Audi A8 as the most innovative model of the year 2018. The victory for the Audi A8 is a proof to the numerous innovations which the brand’s flagship…

The 3rd Gen Suzuki Swift is here!

Local News
17 Jun 2018
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The eagerly-anticipated 3rd gen Suzuki Swift is now available in the Nepalese market at an introductory price of Rs 28.99 Lakh for the VXi variant and Rs 31.99 Lakh for the ZXi variant. The all-new Swift is built on the company’s new 5th generation HEARTECT platform with sporty exteriors, improved performance and advanced safety features….

KTM confirms the 390 Adventure; Coming next year

International News
15 Jun 2018
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While many of us were reliant on the spy shots of a prototype that resembled a KTM 390 Adventure to fuel our dreams of a smaller capacity KTM Adventure, the Austrian company never officially announced its existence. However, KTM has finally announced via a press release that the KTM 390 adventure is coming to India…

Nepalese rider Narayan Gopal Maharjan dies after falling into river

Local News
14 Jun 2018
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Narayan Gopal Maharjan, a well known and well-celebrated rider in the Nepalese cycling scene, has passed away in a tragic accident in Srilanka. Reports say he drowned after falling into a river during an international race in Sri Lanka. Narayan Gopal Maharjan was swept to his death after falling into the River at Kuda Oya,…

MV Agusta introduces Smart Clutch System on the Turismo Veloce Lusso

International News
13 Jun 2018
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Illustrious Italian motorcycle marque MV Agusta in partnership with an American company called ‘Rekluse’ has developed an auto clutch system which will be first seen on the updated Turismo Veloce Lusso sports tourer. The concept of auto-clutch is nothing new as a large number of scooters are already offered with CVT units. Besides, Honda also…

Suzuki Burgman Street 125 spied in India; Launch soon?

International News
12 Jun 2018
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After showcasing the Burgman Street 125 at the 2018 Indian Auto Expo, Suzuki motorcycles and scooters India is rumored to launch the maxi-scoter in the Indian market as spyshots of the fully undisguised scooter has emerged during a TVC shoot. The Burgman Street 125 follows the Burgman series’ doozie design language.  Like its elder siblings, the Burgman Street…

KIA reveals new Sportage for the UK

International News
09 Jun 2018
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Kia Motors has revealed the New Kia Sportage, introducing a range of aesthetics, powertrains and technological enhancements to the brand’s UK, European and global best-seller. The new model pairs an updated exterior and interior design with new safety and infotainment technologies. Powertrains are also fully-compliant with future emissions standards. The Sportage now offers a wider range…

Lorenzo to replace Pedrosa at Honda; Will this combination win?

International News
08 Jun 2018
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Honda has announced that triple world champion Jorge Lorenzo will be joining them in place of Dani Pedrosa and teaming up with Marc Marquez. “Honda Racing Corporation is pleased to announce the signing of three-times MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo,” the team said in a press release. “The Spanish rider will join the Repsol Honda Team for…

Jeep’s ambitious plan in Nepal starts; Vacancy Open!

Local News
07 Jun 2018
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Jeep has been one of the most awaited SUV brands in the country and it is entering this market soon.  While FCA has already set a strong foothold in the Indian market, the company now wants to replicate the same success with off-road loving Nepalese buyers. Life Automobile Pvt. Ltd, the authorised distributor for the…

This is the all-new BMW X5

International News
07 Jun 2018
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The X5 is not only an all-new BMW, but is also the first car in an entirely new segment – it is the world’s first-ever Sports Activity Vehicle. Through its refinement,  elegance, finish, design, and character into one complete whole, the X5 stands unique in the market.The BMW X5 – the globally best-selling car in…

BMW G310R & G310GS Bookings open in India

International News
06 Jun 2018
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Finally, the news we’ve been waiting for. BMW Motorrad India has announced pre-bookings for two of the most anticipated motorcycles in recent times – the BMW G 310R and the BMW G310 GS from June 8, 2018. There is no word yet on the pricing, however, we believe the G 310R will be priced around…

Suzuki Motor Corp Achieves 20 Million Production Milestone in India

International News
04 Jun 2018
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Suzuki Motor Corporation has achieved accumulated automobile production of 20 million units in India. India becomes the second country after Japan in which Suzuki has reached this milestone, and the fastest country to reach 20 million units in just 34 years and 5 months since starting production in December 1983, breaking the record of 45…

Castrol Vecton Multigrade Diesel Engine oil launched in Nepal

Commercial Market
03 Jun 2018
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Nepal Overseas Trading Concern Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Castrol lubricants for Nepal, has introduced Castrol Vecton 15W40 CI-4 Plus / E7 in the Nepalese market. Castrol Vecton is an advanced multigrade diesel engine oil formulated with unique System 5 Technology which provides up to 30% better performance. Castrol Vecton is suitable for use…

Bajaj Nepal introduces After-Hours Servicing facilities

Local News
03 Jun 2018
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For people who depend on their motorcycles as a daily means of commute and can’t afford to waste an entire day waiting at the workshop or service station, HH Bajaj has a good news for you. Bajaj motorcycles owners can now avail after-hours Bajaj servicing facility at the company’s Workshop in Gusingal. Customers can now drop…

Nissan Terra launched in Phillipines; To rival the Fortuner & Endeavour

International News
01 Jun 2018
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Nissan has launched the new Terra for the Asian market. The new Nissan Terra, a body-on-frame SUV designed and built in China is a descendant of the legendary Nissan Patrol and will be available in other Asian markets soon. While the seven-seater Terra can be a potential product for the Indian and Nepalese market, we…

New Suzuki Swift: All you need to know

Local News
31 May 2018
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As CG | Motocorp is all set to launch the third generation of the blockbuster brand – Swift in the country, we at Nepal Drives couldn’t be anymore excited and we simply cannot wait to get our hands on the new Swift. Now the launch is just around the corner, we have decided to highlight the…

Meet the new MG ZS; Now in Nepal

Local News
30 May 2018
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The MG ZS is the latest entrant in the highly popular Nepalese compact SUV segment. Available in a 1.5-litre petrol motor, the ZS is available in two variants, both mated to a 4-speed Automatic Transmission. Peak power and torque are rated at 105 bhp and 150 Nm respectively.The ZS is the first MG model that…

Toyota named most valuable car brand for sixth year straight; Mercedes second, followed by BMW

International News
30 May 2018
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Toyota has been named the most valuable automotive brand for the sixth consecutive year, according to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study by market researcher Kantar Millward Brown.Kantar Millward Brown’s Global BrandZ director Peter Walsh told Automotive News Europe: “SUVs remain desirable products to those who put a high value on their safety…

Renault Captur now available in Nepal in 9 variants!

Local News
29 May 2018
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The distinctive looking Renault Captur is now available in the Nepalese market. Available in both petrol and diesel options, the Captur is priced between Rs 45.63 Lakh – Rs 52.43 Lakh for the petrol variant and Rs 50.44 Lakh- Rs 63.38 Lakh for the diesel variant. It is available in a total of 9 variants…

Ford reveals the trendier EcoSports in India

International News
29 May 2018
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Ford India has expanded the EcoSport lineup with a new top-of-the-line EcoSport S and Signature Edition. Both the new variants now come equipped with power slide sunroof. The EcoSport S has also been paired with Ford’s award-winning 1.0L EcoBoost engine. Ford EcoSport S: The EcoSport S gets a dark theme headlined by all-new smoked HID…

Hyundai Creta Facelift 2018 Launched in India

International News
24 May 2018
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Hyundai has launched the facelifted Creta SUV in India starting at INR 9.44 lakh and going all the way up to INR 15.04 lakh. The Creta is available in five trims, three engine options and a choice of two transmissions. The new Creta gets a larger hexagonal grille with chrome, a new front bumper with…

Hyundai Open Golf Tournament 2018: Winners!

Local News
18 May 2018
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Rabindra Tiwari won the Hyundai Open Golf Tournament here at Gokarna Golf Club. Tiwari playing with six handicap scored 41 points to win the trophy. He scored birdies on fifth and 18 hole, his drop shots was on ninth, 16th and 17th  holes. With the win he also got Rs 100,000 worth gift voucher and…

Honda Amaze 2018 Facelift

International News
18 May 2018
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Honda has released the second generation Amaze in India. The sedan uses an all-new platform that has helped Honda make the car larger in size. The Amaze is now longer than and wider but 5mm shorter than the outgoing model. The wheelbase has been increased by a whopping 65mm, which has opened up additional space…

Rolls Royce Cullinan: SUV Meets Luxury!

International News
18 May 2018
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Every luxury car manufacturer who made only cars have been making an SUV lately, not to say that it’s bad, but it felt quite unusual to see these brands who made only luxury or performance cars went ahead and decided to make an SUV. Bentley did it, Jaguar did it, Lamborghini did it and now…