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Monday, September 10, 2012

Nissan Evalia Review

The company has introduced Nissan Evalia during Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi. Nissan has decided to the production of the new Nissan Evalia (Van) at its Chennai plant, The Evalia will be a seven seater Van. This MUV is likely to compete with Mahindra Xylo, Toyota Innova and Maruti Ertiga.

The new Nissan Evalia is loaded with impressive features and equipped with many safety features as well. The Nissan Evalia will be loaded with diesel engine.

Nissan Evalia is one of the perfect MUV segment car that will suit to every Indian family. It is very comfortable in ride. It was firstly introduced in Auto Expo 2012. Nissan Evali has capacity of 7 adults with utmost ease and comfort. Nissan Evalia is another format of previous Nissan NV200. This MUS was revealed by Vice-President of Nissan Middle East, Africa and Indian, Mr. Gilles Normand.

The production of Nissan Evalia MUV has begun at its manufacturing plant located near Chennai. The major highlight here is its serrated grille and new sleek angular headlamps. The box-shaped rear end is kept clean and simple with the tail lights being placed lower down.

Nissan Evalia is powered by 1.5dCi diesel motor that has been borrowed from Nissan Sunny diesel. The powerful engine generates about 85bhp of power at the rate of 3750 rpm along with maximum torque of 200Nm at the rate of 2000 rpm. The engine is then coupled with the five speed manual transmission that enhances the overall driving experience. This Nissan Evalia MPV is fully loaded high-end features, which includes intelligent key, rear view camera, power steering, advanced integrated air conditioning system along with an audio system, black color ORVMs, front disc, rear drum brake, front fog lamps, alloy wheels, rigid rear forks, strut front suspension, power window and foldable rear seat row thus increasing the boot space for keeping more luggage. Nissan India has also taken care of the safety of the car and its passengers by providing antilock braking system along with EBD, SRS dual front airbags adds more safety.

The interiors of Nissan Evalia are sophisticated and very neat. It boasts of a 2+3+2 seating arrangement. The front cabin has a pleasing to the eye dashboard accompanied with instrument panel, centrally positioned music system, air conditioning vents and glove box. The three-spoke power steering is smooth and makes sure fabulous driving experience to the owner.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Comparison Between Kawasaki Ninja 250R vs Kawasaki Ninja 650R

Compare your new Kawasaki Ninja 250R sport and stylish bikes with its version Ninja 650R.

Kawasaki Ninja 250R

The long-awaited wait is over as Bajaj Auto Ltd. has launched the Kawasaki Ninja 250R motorcycle in India. Kawasaki Ninja 250R is manufactured by Japanese two-wheeler maker Kawasaki. Kawasaki Ninja 250R is powered by 249CC 4-stroke liquid cooled DOHC parallel twin engine with peak torque of 22 nm at 9500 rpm. It is 6-speed transmission, O-ring chain final drive, 4.8 gal fuel tank, hydraulic disc with two-piston caliper front brake and petal disc with two-piston caliper rear brake and few other enhanced features.

The Kawasaki Ninja 250R is available in 5 different color variant, Metallic Diablo Black, Sunbeam Red, Candy Thunder Blue, Special Edition Lime Green and Metallic Diablo Black.

Price: Kawasaki Ninja 250R is priced between Rs. 1.50 lakh to Rs. 2.00 Lakh.

Technical Specification:

Engine Type                                        Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin
Displacement                                      249 cc            
Bore & Stroke                             62.0 x 41.2mm
Maximum Torque                                22 Nm (2.24 kgf/m) 16.2 lb-ft/9,500 rpm
Compression Ratio                             11.6:1
Carburetor                                          Keihin CVK30 x 2
Ignition                                                 Digital
Transmission                                       6-Speed
Final Drive                                           O-Ring Chain
Cooling                                                 Liquid
Frame                                                  Semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail                                            26 degrees / 3.2 in.
Front Tire Size                                    110/70-17
Rear Tire Size                                     130/70-17
Wheelbase                                           55.1 in.
Front Suspension / wheel travel         37mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 4.7 in.
Rear Suspension / wheel travel          Bottom-Link Uni-Trak® with 5-way adjustable preload / 5.1 in.
Front Brake Type                                Single 290mm hydraulic disc with two-piston caliper
Rear Brake                                          Single 220mm petal disc with two-piston caliper
Fuel Tank Capacity                             4.8 gal.
Seat Height                                        30.5 in.
Curb Weight                                       374 lbs.
Overall length                                     82.1 in.
Overall width                                      28.1 in.
Overall height                                     43.7 in.
Color                                                   Metallic Diablo Black, Sunbeam Red, Candy Thunder Blue, Special Edition Lime Green / Metallic Diablo Black

Kawasaki Ninja 650R

Bajaj Kawasaki Ninja 650R is one model to begin the era of 600cc plus sport bikes for the bike enthusiasts in the country. The Bajaj Kawasaki Ninja 650R is loaded with 649cc capacity engine which has a parallel twin unit, capable of producing torque of 70Bhp and torque value of 66Nm. The four-stroke engine with liquid cooling technology and 6-speed transmission in this model is designed to be a winner on all possible terrain the country has. Another feature of the Bajaj Kawasaki Ninja 650R which is worth mentioning is the digital fuel injection system that features dual 38mm Keihin throttle bodies to deliver a worthy performance. Mono-shock absorber, hydraulic telescopic forks and dual petal discs are the features that add to the glory of this amazing bike. The Kawasaki Ninja 650R is priced between Rs. 5.00 Lakh to Rs. 5.5 Lakh.

Top Speed: 212kph

Technical Specification:

Displacement:    649cc
Engine:    649cc, DOHC, 4-stroke
Maximum Power:    71 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque:    65.68 Nm @ 7000rpm
Gears:    6 Manual
Clutch:    NA
Bore:    83
Stroke:    60
No. of Cylinders:    2
Cylinder Configuration:    Parallel Twin
Valve Per Cylinder:    4
Engine Block Material:    NA
Chassis Type:    Diamond High-tensile steel
Cooling Type:    Liquid Cooling
Carburetor:    TCBI with electronic advance

Safety Features:
Suspension(Front):    41mm Telescopic Fork
Suspension(Rear):    Single Offset Laydown Shock
Brakes:    Dual Petal Disc 300mm
Brakes(Rear):    Single Petal Disc 220mm
Stand Alarm:    Yes
Fuel Guage:    Digital
Self Start:    Yes
Tacho Meter:    Analogue
Trip Meter:    Digital-2
Alloys:        Yes
Warranty:    Via Bajaj Probiking Outlets
Speedometer:    Digital
Passenger Footrest:    Yes
Step-up Seat:    Yes
Pass-light:    Yes
Low Fuel Indicator:Yes   
Low Oil Indicator:    Yes
Low Battery Indicator:    Yes

Other Features:
Length:    2110.00 mm
Width:    769.00 mm
Height:    1181.00 mm
Weight:    204.00 kg
Ground Clearance:    145.00 mm
Fuel Tank:    15.50 ltrs
Wheelbase:    1410.00 mm
Electrical System:    Digital
Headlamp:    Halogen
Battery Type:    Maintainance Free
Battery Voltage:    NA
Battery Capacity:    NA
Battery Charger Type:    NA
Horn:    Dual
Wheel Type:    Black Alloys
Wheel Size:    120/70-17 - 160/60-17 mm
Tubeless:    Yes
Colors:    Lime Green

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