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Motor magazine was first published in May 1995. Since then, the brand has grown to encompass print as well as digital magazines, and this dedicated Sri Lankan automotive website. Promoting Responsible Motoring Since 1995 is a key pillar of Motor magazine.

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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 ...

Cars

History of Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo is manufactured by the Italian company Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. which is a subsidiary of the recently formed Stellantis conglomerate. The company was founded on 24 June 1910, in Milan, Italy. "Alfa" is an acronym of its founding name, "Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili." "Anonim...

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Sony and Honda to manufacture EVs together

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...

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Jeep's first EV to debut in 2023

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 ...

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Festive Fun Drive to Bentota

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...

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Mercedes-Benz Partners with Luminar Technologies

(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 ...

Motor Sports

Maserati Returns to Racing!

Maserati recently announced the first step in its motorsport strategy and will make its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in 2023. With motorsport in its genes and rooted in the spirit of pure competition, Maserati is the first Italian brand to compete in Formula E. The return to t...

Reviews

All New Nissan Z is launched

On August 17, 2021 Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. premiered the U.S.-market version of the all-new Nissan Z sports car at a special event in New York. The all-new, seventh-generation Z, representing more than 50 years of ongoing passion and dedication towards driving excitement, is scheduled to go on sale a...

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The January 2022 Digital Magazine is here!

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...

Heavy Stuff

Biggest Most Powerful Engine in the World

Meet the biggest and most powerful engine in the world. This jaw dropper is the Wärtsilä RT-flex96C, the world’s largest and most powerful diesel engine in the world today. Built in Finland, the RT-flex96C’s fourteen cylinders can generate 107,389HP with more than 7,000,000Nm of torque - that...

Motor Sports

Verstappen wins first F1 title in last lap drama

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won the Formula One championship, denying Lewis Hamilton a record eighth, with a last-lap overtake to win a season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday amid controversy and high drama....

Off Beat

Let the World Speak to You

Rapper Nas and sculptor Kennedy Yanko were the stars of the recent reveal of the new BMW Concept XM at Art Basel in Miami. You may not think at first that rappers and sculptors have a great deal in common. As artistic disciplines, they differ greatly: one is about lyrical exuberance, the other the...

Reviews

The BMW Concept XM is Revealed

At Art Basel’s 2021 Miami Beach show, BMW M GmbH is presenting an expressive new vehicle concept on the global stage for the first time. The BMW Concept XM looks ahead to the most powerful BMW M car ever to go into series production, which is set to begin at the end of next year. At the same time,...

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Morgan’s 3 Wheeler Lives On!

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...

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New Fiat 500 crowned ‘Best Urban Electric Car’ by DrivingElectric

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 ...