Locally Assembled Hyundai Grand i10 is launched
The locally assembled Hyundai Grand i10 was revealed by Abans Motors at a launch ceremony held at the Colombo City Center recently. The event was attended by President Ranil Wickremasinghe, the South Korean Ambassador and many other dignitaries. ...
Published on 04 Jun 2023
Kia Invests in New Car Care Centre
Kia Motors (Lanka) Limited has opened a new Car Care Centre in Narahenpita for customers, continuing to invest in service infrastructure despite the serious challenges confronting automobile importers in Sri Lanka. The new Kia Car Care Centre at 128 Nawala Road, Narahenpita, Colombo 5, comprises of ...
Published on 19 Jan 2023
Sony and Honda to manufacture EVs together
Shake hands on MoU for Strategic Alliance in Mobility Field
When Sony debuted the Vision S at CES 2022, many questioned as to how would a consumer electronics firm enter automotive manufacturing. The answer has since been revealed, namely through partnership with Honda. Sony and Honda have signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining their venture to set u...
Published on 05 Mar 2022
Jeep's first EV to debut in 2023
Will it retain the legendary off-road prowess?
Jeep has announced that their first EV will hit the market as early as 2023. It's hard to say from the pictures, but rumours swirl that the vehicle will be similar in size to, or smaller than the Renegade. Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis (Jeep's parent company) revealed these images on the 1st of ...
Published on 03 Mar 2022
Festive Fun Drive to Bentota
Hosted by Classic Car Club of Ceylon
The Classic Car Club of Ceylon in partnership with Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts hosted its members to a Festive Fun Drive to Bentota on the 19th of December 2021. It was the first event the club was able to successfully host in a while, due to the pandemic and saw the return of the familiar sights, sou...
Published on 17 Feb 2022
Mercedes-Benz Partners with Luminar Technologies
Partnership to bolster work in next-generation automated driving systems
(OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE) Mercedes-Benz and Luminar Technologies, Inc., a leading global automotive technology company, announced a partnership to accelerate development of future automated driving technologies for passenger cars. A central component of this is the optimal access to new technologies ...
Published on 14 Feb 2022
Classic Sunday Drive & Meetup
Longest Running “Sunday Run” in Sri Lanka attracts over 40 cars in January 2021
The longest running monthly Classic Sunday Run event in Sri Lanka has been happening continuously for some 20 years. The organizer of this event is Classic Car enthusiast and collector Damascene Fernando, who has the support of a growing population of classic car enthusiasts who include restorers, c...
Published on 18 Jan 2022
The January 2022 Digital Magazine is here!
Our first issue of 2022 is ready for your reading pleasure!
The January 2022 issue of Motor is here, and it's got some great content in it! Check out a classy 1953 Armstrong-Siddeley Sapphire that's pretty much restored to showroom condition and still purrs along beautifully with its pre-selector gearbox. For something much more modern, we bring you the deta...
Published on 12 Jan 2022
Morgan’s 3 Wheeler Lives On!
Next generation of iconic Malvern model is previewed
Morgan’s (new) 3 Wheeler was revealed in 2011, as a modern homage to the company’s iconic three-wheeled vehicles produced between 1911 and 1952. Sporting a modern S&S V-Twin engine, the 3 Wheeler gained a niche following, where many were saddened when production ended in 2021. However, good news...
Published on 31 Dec 2021
New Fiat 500 crowned ‘Best Urban Electric Car’ by DrivingElectric
Praised for agility, driving style and range
Fiat’s New 500 was released in 2020 as the automaker’s electric city car. Built in the historic Mirafiori Turin factory, it’s also called the Fiat 500e in some markets and offers a driving range of up to 320 kilometres (199 miles). This little Italian has just picked up a fine accolade, being ...
Published on 31 Dec 2021