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The Ride Along - Abarth 500C Esse Esse

Episode two of The Ride Along features the Abarth 500C EsseEsse which also stared in Issue 6 of Torque&Throttle Digital! Watch as Marlon and Chassy get treated to a surprisingly fast lap with owner Gishanka showing how potent this little pocket rocket can be!  The Ride Along is Presnted by TNL Radio in collaboration with Torque&Throttle...  read more →

Porsche Boxster 718 and Porsche Driving Experience Launched in Colombo

The latest generation of the Porsche Boxster, known as the 718, was launched at the Cinnamon Grand Oak Room in Colombo on Tuesday the 13th of September 2016.   Speaking at the event, Martin Limpert, Managing Director of Porsche Asia Pacific spoke on the rebranding strategy of the midengined two seater roadster: “The designation for the new generation of models is 718 Boxster and ...  read more →

Classic Car Club of Ceylon takes to the Hills for 25th Anniversary Celebrations

The Classic Car Club of Ceylon will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary in the Hills of Kandy and Nuwara Eliya, from the 9th-11th of September 2016. Dozens of classic cars will converge in the hills after taking a scenic drive from Colombo to Kandy.  culminating in a Heritage Hill Climb event held on the revered Mahagastota course. Setting off from Colombo on the morning of the 9th, ...  read more →

First Drive: Volvo XC90

What’s this? Volvo are re-entering the Sri Lankan market? Yes! in fact this is the first of four Volvos we were able to test out at a recent media drive event hosted by the newest agents: IWS. Volvo has had somewhat of a rocky relationship with the Sri Lankan buying public. Despite consistently churning out some impressive machinery, the Swedes, so far, just haven’t been ...  read more →

Toyota Launches new Fortuner

Toyota Lanka (Private) Limited recently unveiled the all new Fortuner, touted by Toyota as “The True SUV with Style and Confidence”. The new Fortuner continues the tradition set by previous iterations, and shares its platform with the latest Toyota Hilux – however a distinction has been made inside, with a unique interior crafted for the latest model. Toyota says its bold ...  read more →

Edirisinghe Brothers Launches Hybrid Hub

Edirisinghe Brothers (Pvt) Ltd recently launched Hybrid Hub; a purpose-built facility for the testing, conditioning and rebuilding of batteries catering to Hybrid Electric Vehicles (Think Toyota Prius, Honda Vezel etc).  With both Hybrid and Electric vehicles enjoying ever increasing popularity, (both in Sri Lanka and oversees) Hybrid Hub will no doubt be a useful addition to the ...  read more →