Articles By: Ossamah Shabbir
Ossamah Shabbir is the Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief here at Autotalk. He is a Network Architect (CCIE# 26891 Voice) by Profession & Automotive Enthusiast by Hobby. He has been involved in the Automotive Industry since the teenage years and is a Proud Member of GAAMA.
There has never been a sedan as iconic as the BMW M5 so it was obvious that the 5th generation of the M5 was highly anticipated. BMW released the 2013 F10 M5 in late 2011 and it came standard with a new dual-clutch transmission highly improved compared to the outgoing SMG outfit. However, many real [...]
As we have seen over the last few months, Dubai police has been busy adding uber luxury cars to its fleet. The latest car was the ultimate speed machine – Bugatti Veyron! This makes Dubai Police’s garage look like the ultimate racing track – Aston Martin One 77, Bentley Continental GT, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Ferrari [...]
Nissan is celebrating Earth Day with a great practical example by launching six LEAF taxis into service in New York City. New York City Major Michael Bloomberg was also present during this one of a kind launch. Nissan is looking for ways to broaden the use of electric cars including commercial applications like taxis and [...]
The 2013 Nissan LEAF got a major accolade yesterday when KBB.com editors named it the best green car for 2013. Now in its third year, Nissan LEAF is the world’s best-selling electric vehicle with nearly 60,000 units sold. After driving and testing every significant “green” vehicle currently on the market, the experts at KBB.com determined [...]
The rumor from yesterday has been confirmed with an official press release from Toyota. Starting 2015, Lexus ES350 will be assembled at Toyota’s Georgetown, KY plant. This will be the first time that a Lexus vehicle will be assembled in the United States. According to the release, aout 50,000 Lexus vehicles a year will be [...]
Nissan’s new smash hit, the pathfinder got more bragging power this morning when Wards Auto World named the all-new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder to its annual “Ward’s 10 Best Interiors” list for 2013. Pathfinder has been a sales smash hit since its launch and has received praise from all over the industry on it’s excellent interior [...]
Well we are not sure what to say to this. Showing off is one thing, but blocking a national highway is another. Take a look at the video and tell us what you think.
The Nissan DeltaWing had one goal entering its North American debut at Petit Le Mans – score a race finish. The team not only completed the 1000 mile journey at Road Atlanta today, but American Gunnar Jeannette and Spaniard Lucas Ordoñez demonstrated stunning pace throughout the race to finish fifth in the endurance classic. Running [...]
The completely redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima has earned a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Starting with 2011 models, NHTSA introduced more stringent tests and requirements in order to earn 5-star ratings. “With the new Altima, we made available a suite [...]
Mercedes-Benz SLK has been the go-to “Chick-car” for far too long and when we heard about the redesign coming in 2012, we were not ready to change our mind just yet. Mercedes-Benz accepted the challenge and dropped off a 2012 SLK 350 with a price tag of almost $70,000. Read along to find out if [...]