As discussed in “Car Interiors Part 1“, leathers inside your car need genuine care and attention to retain a soft and supple feeling. However, most of us are let down by other parts of the interior of our cars, such as floor mats, dashboard and even seat belts! Well, a few tips will make you smile every time you enter your car, just the way it did when you bought her.
As we look back at one of the most entertaining F1 seasons, we list down some of the awesome facts which we witnessed since March this year.
1. 6 Champions on the starting Grid : 2012 saw 6 champions start the season out the 24 drivers. We had Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button & Sebastian Vettel.
Not only was there a possibility for one of these to clock another championship, we had the likes of … Read more
Head Unit (HU) : Apart from the basic functions of a head unit, there are a few things one must take note of :
A HU has 2 Power Inputs of which one is directly paired to the battery and always carries power (even when the car is off). The other power input is paired … Read more
Car Music Systems and In-Car Entertainment (ICE) are a riddle not often solved. Yet most owners(more than 60% cars) on roads somehow get the after-market music equipment in their cars without realizing the need or worth of the gizmos in their doors and boot.
ICE is as technical as the car itself and a pure music bliss can only be experienced if you can identify the need and accordingly fulfill it with the right equipment.
In this two-part series, we decipher the … Read more
Working closely with Auto Enthusiasts is part of Carkhana’s DNA. F1 Race Screenings, Auto Quizzes, hangouts at the cult Legends Motorcycling Café in Bangalore are some of the popular ways to spread the love. Taking the baton ahead, this summer, Carkhana joined forces with Pidilite to host Car Care Workshops across India and Bangalore was the first destination.
Pidilite has its own line of Car Care and Engine Additives products which has made the famed Fevicol company a petrol-heads paradise.… Read more
There are cars which mobilized people and then there are cars which mobilized a company to prosperity beyond their regular means.
Renault, the smart French manufacturer making oddly nice looking cars has been in India for long now. Their innings started off with Mahindra (as a local partner) and a very frugal car called Logan.
The failure of the car (and JV) is a mystery beyond anybody’s comprehension. The Bermuda triangle seems easier to crack.