Past out Archive

Top ten concept motorcycles that were never manufactured

All bike enthusiasts get very excited when a new motorcycle is revealed. And it comes as quite a blow when some concept bikes never reach the production phase. Here is a list of top 10 such bikes:
By Ritij Khurana
August 18, 2014

Shankarrao’s 1975 small car Meera strikingly similar to Tata Nano!

Production-spec Meera in 1975 Ratan Tata has been successful in creating a people car when he offered Tata Nano. Tata Nano also revived the memories of the Kulkarni family. Shankarrao Kulkarni, late grandfather of the present generation
By Ritij Khurana
March 25, 2014

15 Discontinued Cars from 90s We Miss – BharathAutos

This article is a tribute to the transition era in the Indian Automobile industry. This was the era when imported cars made their debut to the Indian market and became the apple of every car lover’s eyes.  We
By Ritij Khurana
March 18, 2014

Pastout – Indian SIL Lambretta Scooters

In 1922, Ferdinando Innocenti of Pescia built a steel-tubing factory in Rome. In 1931, he took the business to Milan where he built a larger factory producing seamless steel tubing and employing about 6,000. During the Second World War, the factory was
By Mohammed Asrar
November 25, 2013

Pastout – Opel Vectra (2003-2005)

General Motors India shaken the D-Segment with the launch of its flagship luxury sedan, the Opel Vectra in 2003 with a price tag of Rs 16 lakh in Delhi and Rs 17 lakhs in Mumbai (ex-showroom). The automaker bagged 101 bookings for the
By Mohammed Asrar
September 2, 2013

Pastout – HM Contessa

The Hindustan Contessa was a model of car manufactured by Hindustan Motors (HM) of India. It was based on the GM Vauxhall Victor VX that was made till 1979. When introduced in 1983, it was one of the few Indian manufactured luxury cars in the market.
By Mohammed Asrar
August 18, 2013

Pastout – Discontinued Tata Sierra

In a way Tata, the cynics were right. In 1991, Telco had launched the Tata Sierra and the Estate the next year. Its first shot at the passenger car segment was fraught with problems as both products
By Mohammed Asrar
June 8, 2013

Pastout – Maruti Suzuki Zen by Kashaf

Maruti Zen is a premium compact car designed by Maruti Udyog Limited. When it was introduced to India in 1993 it really turned the Indian Automobile Industry into new era of revolution. This Car gave Maruti a
By Mohammed Asrar
February 13, 2013

Pastout – Rajah Motors Kazwa (India’s first ever MPV)

The story of Kazwa is interesting one that needs to be told, if only for the fact that it is absolutely and completely unconventional. The Kazwa was built by Rajah Motors (now called KMPL – Kajah Motors
By Mohammed Asrar
December 28, 2012

Pastout – Premier Padmini

Premier Padmini was an automobile manufactured in India from 1967 to 2000. Premier Automobiles Limited, erstwhile flagship company of India’s Walchand Hirachand Group, assembled Fiat’s Fiat 1100 cars from the 1950s until 1997. The car ruled Indian roads for three decades (1955-1985).
By Mohammed Asrar
November 9, 2012