Royal Enfield may be considering pulling the plug on the company's 500 cc motorcycle models, according to a latest news report. The reason for this decision is attributed to the high cost of updating the motorcycles to the upcoming Bharat Stage VI (BS6) emission regulations. As things stand today, Royal Enfield has three broad range of motorcycle models - the high volumes 350 cc models, the 400 cc Royal Enfield Himalayan, the 500 cc models across the Classic, Bullet and Thunderbird models, as well as the new 650 cc Twins - the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, and the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650. Also Read: Royal Enfield May Stop Selling 500 cc Bikes The Royal Enfield Classic 500 EFI comes with a fuel-injected engine but will need to be updated to meet the BS6 regulations Come April 1, 2020, when the new BS6 regulations will come into effect, no automobile in India, which is not BS6-compliant, can be registered. Manufacturers across the spectrum, including all two-wheeler … [Read more...] about Opinion: Will Royal Enfield 500 cc Motorcycles Be Discontinued?
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The wickedly fast, ridiculously expensive, please don’t call them sedans even though they’re totally sedans segment has blown up in recent years. “Four-door coupes” like the Audi S7, BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe and Porsche Panamera all fight for damn near $200,000 from your well-diversified portfolio. Mercedes has had an offering in this class—the CLS—for many years, but it wanted to introduce a more dedicated performance four-door grand tourer. Meet the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door. Just don’t call it a sedan. (Full Disclosure: Mercedes-AMG forced me to join them in Austin, eat some fine meals in a slick restaurant and a massive house in Westlake, drink a few bourbons, and drive their new car around the Texas Hill Country and around Circuit of The Americas. They also offered to put me up in a swanky hotel, but I like sleeping in my own bed when I get to do an assignment in my home city in the middle of my busy season. Also, through my independent … [Read more...] about The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Gives The Porsche Panamera A Run For Its Money
“You can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been” is the kind of lame, sing-song fortune cookie saying you get from time to time in lieu of an actual fortune. And while on most days, I think it’s merely a hokey way of reminding people that the past is important, when it involves two very special Mercedes-Benz convertibles 60 years apart in age, it has its place. The extraordinarily nice thing about the car community is most everyone’s willingness to share. We might have different tastes and come from all walks of life, but we’re always happy to chat cars and check out what other people’ve got. One day, at the end of last August, I received an email from Todd Jenkins in Richmond, Virginia, who wrote in to say that he had a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster that he was willing to have me come drive. You don’t turn down an email like that. So, we picked some dates to go down and meet the car—but … [Read more...] about The Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster And Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Both Hail From A Golden Age
Walking home in the snow last night maybe me ache for summer and, as if it was sympathetic to my plight, Mercedes revealed the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster—a 577 horsepower convertible with a top speed of 197 mph. You know, for when those hot days return and you need to cool off. Advertisement I love convertibles. I especially love a convertible with a wing. The Audi TT RS, 911 Turbo, S2000 CR—all enthusiastic yeses from me. The addition of the wing always adds the touch of visual balance I often find convertibles need, and it’s just convenient that they usually end up being the high performance models. This high performance convertible is the drop-top sibling to the regular AMG GT-R. It gets a four-liter AMG biturbo V8 with 577 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, with a 0 to 60 mph time of 3.7 seconds and a top speed just 3 mph shy of 200, according to Mercedes. That’s paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The car gets a lowered, … [Read more...] about 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster: Because Nothing Says Summer Like 577 HP
Predictably, the Mercedes-AMG GT family is growing and growing fast. Remember when there was only one version? Now there’s the Roadster, the GT C, the GT S and the GT R. And one more addition announced today: the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Coupe. Basically, think of it as the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster that we saw back in September, but for people who hate the sunshine on their heads. It will slot comfortably between the Advertisement Powered by the familiar 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8, the In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Mercedes-AMG will launch the The base AMG GT model and the Advertisement Woo, family! Advertisement … [Read more...] about The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Is The One You Want