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The Al-Bakistan number plate trend

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 10:27 am by
The Al-Bakistan number plate trend

A while ago, a new sort of number plates have emerged in Pakistan and can be seen around the city streets. They are normal plates, but with “Al-Bakistan” written on them, mostly in red which is also in violation of Pakistan’s law which forbids fancy number plates. Recently, I have…

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Prices increase of 1800cc plus Japanese vehicles after customs’ revise valuation

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 7:49 am by
Prices increase of 1800cc plus Japanese vehicles after customs’ revise valuation

Pakistan Customs has revised the valuation of all Japanese vehicles above 1800cc which will in turn increase the prices of these cars. The customs ruling was revised as they said that the previous valuation was misused and did not reflect the accurate current prices.
Speaking with Arghan of Jumbo Cars, he…

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30,000 amnesty scheme vehicles yet to get registration books

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 7:10 am by
30,000 amnesty scheme vehicles yet to get registration books

Amnesty scheme for cars showed just how the rich and influential people can bend and move the laws in their favor however, only this time, even car enthusiasts moved quick to make most of this scheme as it provided them an opportunity to import the classic vehicles they love or…

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2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 6:36 am by
2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Nowadays, the crazy yet creative imagination of the designers is fulfilled easily thanks to the major technological advancements in the automotive industry. But still the automotive world lagged a car which ticks all the boxes when it comes to beauty. There are many ferocious, wildly fast and exotic cars available…

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What is a camouflaged Audi doing in Pakistan?!

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 9:29 am by
What is a camouflaged Audi doing in Pakistan?!

Spotted by Pakwheels member Mutahir, the following is Audi is a camouflaged A4 on the streets of Karachi, presumably is testing to be well suited with Pakistan’s ergonomics.
Now, vehicles are camouflaged to hide the upcoming model’s to keep the press quiet and hype for the mega launch of the vehicle…

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How Pakistani truck art is similar to Japanese Dekotora

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 7:13 am by
How Pakistani truck art is similar to Japanese Dekotora

Since 1998, a photographer from Japan Tatsuki Masaru is capturing beautiful photos of the Japanese decorated trucks. These spectacularly decorated trucks are known as Decotora (also spelled ‘Dekotora‘), which features design on murals and chandeliers to Hello Kitty & stenciling Louis Vuitton-patterned steering wheels. These beautiful pieces of arts are…

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Indus Motors and Honda Atlas slash down vehicle prices

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:20 am by
Indus Motors and Honda Atlas slash down vehicle prices

The popular trend in Pakistan is that when dollar or fuel prices increase, from milk prices to transport fares, everyone is quick to react to increase the prices and fares but when the same dollar and fuel prices fell down, the prices aren’t adjusted to reflect the decrease but in…

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More pictures: 2014 Corolla caught testing on Lahore-Islamabad motorway

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 2:04 pm by
More pictures: 2014 Corolla caught testing on Lahore-Islamabad motorway

We recently found pictures of the new upcoming Corolla caught testing on the roads of Karachi and now, a Pakwheels reader has seen these pictures of the Corolla test mule on the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway.
Test mules are run by manufacturers around the world to test the vehicles for development purposes. Since…

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Honda replacing engines on 2006-09 Civic for free

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 12:50 pm by
Honda replacing engines on 2006-09 Civic for free

Now don’t start jumping up and down already in excitement, this recall is as far as we know limited to Honda US where the the Japanese automakers is going to replace engines for free in Civics of model year from 2006 to 2009 because of possible coolant leak.
Consumer Reports report…

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Dewan Farooq Motors bringing Renault Duster to Pakistan?

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 11:46 am by
Dewan Farooq Motors bringing Renault Duster to Pakistan?

Dewan Farooq Motors have jump started their production back again producing Shehzore in some quantities, data of which is available with PAAPAM’s website but today, an anonymous source close to the higher management of DFML has revealed to us that DFML has finalized negotiations with the French automaker ‘Renault’ to…

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