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10 Mar 2014 6:33 PM by Gaadi Admin in

The 2014 season of the Volkswagen Polo R Cup is here and it kicks off with the Drivers’ Selection at Kari Motor Speedway at Coimbatore. From hundreds of entries, 23 drivers were shortlisted for the final selection round held at the race track at Coimbatore. Total of 12 drivers were selected for this program and several aspiring drivers from across the nation will participate for the top spot but before they can compete they had to undergo a two-day comprehensive selection programme organized by Volkswagen Motorsport.

Based on the results of this rigorous testing 12 drivers were finally selected and will join the previous seasons’ drivers to battle for the top spot in the Polo R Cup 2014 Season. The Drivers’ selection round was held at Coimbatore race track on the 5th and 6th of March 2014.

Day 1: First impressions of circuit driving:

One of the first day the participants were briefed about the finer details that goes into preparing a race car, race relevant modifications and they were also familiarized with the controls of the car. Braking and Slalom exercises were carried where the basic control and responsiveness was judged. After this there were driving sessions around the full circuit under the guidance of Polo R Cup driver coach and multi -National Karting Champion, Rayomand Banajee.

Participants were taught about racing lines and braking markers along with essential aspects of track driving. The participants were sent for two timed sessions. At the end of the day, 16 out of 23 drivers were selected for the next day based on not only their lap times but also their consistency, racing lines, ability to tackle  corners with technique and driving smoothness.

Day 2: Improving techniques added by fitness test

On the second day the 16 drivers were put through four more driving sessions on the second day where they were once again judged on many aspects of racing. 12 drivers were finally selection and all the drivers were ready and willing to grasp and implement the information from the coaches. They learnt and were judged on various attributes like braking techniques, acceleration, racing lines, aggression and fitness abilities.

The lap times were also given consideration in the final selection process.

At the end of the second day, all the drivers were put through a fitness test which included muscle-strength exercises, cardio exercises and running. These were the final factors that were used in the selection of the best 12 drivers for the Polo R Cup.

Commenting on the occasion of Polo R Cup 2014 Driver Selection, Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsports India, added, “This year we are going further in depth with driver development. Through the Drivers’ selection programme. we have handpicked the ones who have not only shown good pace in driving around a circuit, but also showcased hunger to learn what the driver coach had been teaching. Along with that, we will also be focusing deeper on physical and mental fitness of the drivers throughout the season.”

The selected 12 drivers from the Drivers’ Selection Round for Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2014: S .No. Driver Name and City 1 Anindith Reddy — Hyderabad 2 Karminder Singh — New Delhi 3 Utsav Shah — Ahmedabad 4 Prabhanjan — Hyderabad 5 Bonnie Thomas — Thodapuza 6 Hari Kesav — Bangalore 7 Mahatru Krishnamuthy — Chennai 8 Arjun Bir — Bangalore 9 Ishan Dodhiwala — Hyderabad 10 Prashant Vats — Faridabad 11 Amlandeep Bora — Dibrugarh 12 Ebin Divakar – Bangalore

10 Mar 2014 5:38 PM by Gaadi Admin in Bikes

Harley-Davidson the Milwaukee based motorcycle manufacturer has unveiled a new motorcycle the SuperLow 1200T at the Daytona Bike Week. This new bike is aimed to capture a wider range of motorcycle riders who love to travel. To build this bike Harley Davidson has combined the chassis of its motorcycle the SuperLow 883 with their 1200EVO engine.

The company has designed this bike to be a Sportster which combines a nimble chassis and essential touring features. Recently Harley Davidson unveiled the Street 750 motorcycle at the 2014 Auto Expo in India with a price tag of Rs. 4.1 lakh(ex-showroom).

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The SuperLow 1200T is low-slung and easy-to-handle motorcycle which is well suited for short riders as well as female riders. Harley has made sure that the handlebars and foot controls on the bike are within easy reach of the rider. The finish on the bike is premium with aluminium wheels, two-tone paint scheme and plenty of chrome, in typical Harley-Davidson style.

The Harley SuperLow 1200T is 118 pounds lighter than the company’s lightest Big twin tourer.

The bike is powered by an air-cooled, 1200 cc Evolution, V-twin engine with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI). The engine belts out peak torque of 96 NM at 3500 RPM. The bike has a broad powerband for an easy get-away from a stop and smooth power out of corners.

The Powertrain is finished in black powder coat with chrome-plated covers. ABS is an optional equipment on the SuperLow 1200T.

The SuperLow 1200T has some nice touring features, including a detachable windshield and saddle bags which are standard equipment on the bike. Other features on the bike include a 4.5-gallon teardrop fuel tank, a new 2-into-1 exhaust, a new chrome air cleaner cover on which the words “1200 Sportster” are inscribed, a chrome headlamp visor, chrome speedometer and chrome rear turn signal bar. The bike sports mini footboards which have been moved three inches forward than the SuperLow 883.

The SuperLow 1200T features the same fork angle, wheel sizes as on the SuperLow 883 to reduce steering effort and for more responsive handling. To stop the bike a 320 mm disc with dual piston calliper and a 260 mm disc at the rear do the duty. The SuperLow 1200T sports an analog speedometer and digital tachometer.

Harley-Davidson has priced the bike at around $12,000 which when converted to INR equals to Rs. 7,33,560.00, making it a nice bike for those looking for the touring experience. The bike will be available in Vivid Black, Candy Orange and two-tone Birch White/Midnight Pearl colour options.

Harley Davidson SuperLow 1200T models have started arriving in dealerships and will be available soon.


Mahindra's Halo concept
Mahindra's Halo concept
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Mahindra's Halo concept
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