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The Karachi Auto Show is coming!

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 5:35 PM by
The Karachi Auto Show is coming!

PakWheels, the last bastion of automotive lust in Pakistan is also the country’s largest automotive fraternity which goes on all cities around the country all year to organize a festival of speed, leather, torque, horsepower, technology, beauty, it is a celebration of everything automotive. The time of the year is…

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Booking opens for the 2014 Toyota Corolla

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 2:29 PM by
Booking opens for the 2014 Toyota Corolla

There’s still some time remaining in the launch event of new Corolla, but Indus Motor Company announced today i.e., Wed, July 16th, that the booking for their new Corolla has initiated. Meaning that you can now walk into the Toyota dealership and book one car right now and wait quite…

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Pakistani Con-Artists Cook up Another Scam/Fraud on Motorway Stops and Filling Stations

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 4:46 PM by
Pakistani Con-Artists Cook up Another Scam/Fraud on Motorway Stops and Filling Stations

Pakistan sometimes seems like the fraud central, there’s a fraudulent activity going on in every type of business or work. Petrol pump frauds are one of the most popular, but there’s a new type of fraud which I have actually experienced, not one but two times. Others too have been…

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Watch a Reckless Audi R8 Crash on Camera

Posted on June 28, 2014 at 3:52 PM by
Watch a Reckless Audi R8 Crash on Camera

There is a famous saying, “a sports car is only as good as the driver behind the wheel”. Owning and driving a super sports car is everyone’s dream. The true fact is that a sports car comes with a lot of money and also requires a lot of responsibility. A rush of…

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Maruti Suzuki thinking out of the box

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 3:46 PM by
Maruti Suzuki thinking out of the box

The Indian auto market is about to recover after three bad years but on the other hand, the country’s largest car maker is betting that buyers will not only huddle towards the showroom but also will be looking to upgrade from the company’s bread and butter range of small cars.
Maruti…

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NUST Formula NAS14 is Pakistan’s bet for the Formula Student Championship

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 3:58 PM by
NUST Formula NAS14 is Pakistan’s bet for the Formula Student Championship

Formula Student Championship is like an apprenticeship for students of automotive engineering to make their way into the pinnacle of motorsports i.e., Formula One and automotive companies to create the cars for today and tomorrow. But like any job, you first need to get internships and then gradually make it…

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Pakistani Students Design a Car for Formula Student Competition

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 12:27 PM by
Pakistani Students Design a Car for Formula Student Competition

As they say, everybody is born for a purpose. We can invent, build, manage, produce whatever we want to. All we need is to look forward, look straight ahead to our aims and bring prosperity by contributing from a grass-root level.
Engineering students from Karachi have shown their true capabilities and…

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Budget 2014-15 brings hike in custom duties on imported cars and gas prices

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 1:20 PM by
Budget 2014-15 brings hike in custom duties on imported cars and gas prices

The new, PML-N led government has delivered its second budget for 2014-15 yesterday, in which government cut down subsidies as well as announced public beneficial policies. But PakWheels being an automotive oriented website, here are the changes that have occurred in the transportation industry.
Gas prices have been hiked in the…

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Government imposes new tax rates on cars and vehicles

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 10:39 AM by
Government imposes new tax rates on cars and vehicles

Government just increased the tax rate and advanced tax on cars and vehicles in the 2014-15 budget.
Proposed advance tax rate for upto 850cc vehicles is 10,000 rupees for both return filers and non-filers while for 851cc to 1000cc, proposed tax is 20,000 rupees for filers and 25,000 rupees for non-filers.
From…

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Suzuki Wagon R launch – First images

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:46 PM by
Suzuki Wagon R launch – First images

These are the first images of the Suzuki Wagon R launch in Pakistan. It is indeed the same Karimun Wagon R from Indonesia as we told earlier.
Pak Suzuki revealed the following at the event:
There would be three variants of Wagon R; VX, VXR and VXL.
Prices would be as followed:
VX: 899,000
VXR:…

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