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.
It appears that an unknown police department in the state of Virginia has had enough and is ready to put the foot down no matter how fast the suspect’s car is. Vehicle in question is a 2012 Nissan GT-R that was fitted with a complete undercover Police LED package. We know that Abu Dhabi Police [...]
Since its creation in 1948 by Maurice Wilks, Land Rover is the only brand other than Jeep that has held on to its off-roading core values. There are also a very few brands out there that have kept up the “brand image” like the Land Rovers have despite facing all the financial up-hills. The Range [...]
There is nothing more fitting for a status symbol in the automotive world than a Cadillac Escalade. From Hollywood stars and rappers to the Football players and the business executives, almost everyone is either driving one or has a significant other that drives one. While we were visiting the beautiful Northern California, General Motors sent [...]
If you have been keeping up with the Auto News today then you probably know that Audi did not have a great day at the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans today. Allan McNish escaped major injuries as he crashed his Audi R18 TDI trying to shoot through the Ferrari 458 Italia. Check out the [...]
Most of us have been concerned about safety after hearing the stories about Chevy volt catching fire so this news is a great one indeed. Nissan released the statement today that Insurance Institute of High Safety has awarded the “top safety pick” rating to the 2011 Nissan LEAF. Nissan LEAF fever appears to be catching on as [...]
When it comes to a Denali, Most Americans think of a Yukon rather than an Acadia. So it was interesting when GMC showed off the Acadia Denali at the New York International Auto Show last year. General Motors has had a great luck with the Lambda platform – selling more than 200,000 of Acadias, Traverses, [...]
Mazda plans to show off the SKYACTIV Technologies at the New York International Auto Show and the first ever vehicle with that technology will be a Mazda Demio according to the folks over at Mazda. Check back for the live webcast here!
The People’s car is getting a makeover for the 2012 year and Volkswagen will be revealing it simultaneously at the New York International Auto Show and Shanghai Auto Show. Volkswagen is calling this the greenest beetle ever comes with two boosted variants – a diesel and gasoline along with a dual exhaust, performance-handling packages, 19-inch wheels, sport [...]
Nissan is taking the LEAF Zero Emission concept to a different level with the NISMO RC LEAF Concept Vehicle. According to Nissan, the race car features a 3.9-inch shorter wheelbase and is actually sitting 13.8 inches lower than the production version of the same car. The 2-door race version was created by the Nissan Global [...]
This might not come as a surprise to most of us but it definitely is a feat worth mentioning. Renowned Dodge road racer Kuno Wittmer just recorded the fastest lap time at the Miller Motorsports Park in a 2010 Dodge Viper ACR. The previous record was held by Jan Magnussen in a Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 [...]