Most popular Sedan Cars in India 2015

Demand for sedans cars have increase in recent times with people want more luggage space for long trips with family. The availability of strong diesel models has accounted for growth in this segment and most of the automobile makers are giving importance to sedans.

Some of the most popular sedan cars with both petrol and diesel engines in India during 2015 are:

Sedan Cars in India

Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire (Rs 5.43 lakh – 8.19 lakh)

Maruti’s Swift Dzire is one of the top selling sedans. The petrol model is fitted with a 1.2 liter engine chunking out a maximum power of 84.3 Ps and a peak torque of 115 Nm. The diesel model have a 1.3 liter DDiS diesel engine which produces a maximum power of 75 Ps at 4,000 rpm and a pinnacle torque of 190 Nm at 4,000 rpm.

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Tata Zest (Rs 5.11 lakh – Rs 8.47 lakh0

Tata Motor’s Zest is one of the most successful cars among its other models. The Petrol version has a 1.2 liter DOHC engine producing 76 bhp and a maximum torque of 140 Nm between 1750 The diesel version is fitted with a 1.3 liter 4 cylinder VGT diesel engine which develops a peak power of 90 Ps at 4,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm between 1750 and 3,000 rpm.

Honda Amaze (Rs 5.58 lakh and Rs 8.71 lakh)

This much sought after sedan from Honda Motors is powered by a 1.2 SOHC i-VTEC petrol engine developing a maximum power of 88 Ps at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 109 Nm at 4,500 rpm. The diesel car is loaded with a 1.5 liter DOHC iDTEC engine producing a pinnacle power of 100 Ps at 3,600 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm.

Honda City (Rs 7.99 lakh – Rs 12.50 lakh)

Honda City is a technically advance car. The petrol sedan is fitted with a 1497 cc i-VTEC engine which produces 119 Ps of sheer power at 6,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm. The diesel have a 1.5 liter DOHC 16 valve DTEC engine which develops 98.6 bhp of power at 3,600 rpm and a peak torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm.

Chevrolet Sail (Rs 5.80 lakh – Rs 8.49 lakh)

The petrol version of this specious sedan is fitted 1.2 liter 4-cylinder SMARTEC engine which produces a maximum power of 84.2 bhp at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 108.05 Nm at 8,000 rpm. The diesel car is powered by a 1.3 liter CRDi engine which chunks out a peak power of 74 bhp at 4,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 190 Nm at 1,750 rpm.

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What makes L shaped kitchen hot these days?

Kitchen is indeed an integral part of every house and most of the time of ladies is usually spent there. In an effort to provide tasty and mouthwatering food to family members, ladies love to cook food and feel contented in doing so. With so much importance to mark to its name, the kitchen is the place of the house which calls for well-defined and pre-organized kitchen furniture and other things. Modular kitchen has helped people in meeting their kitchen needs which have made cooking easier and quicker.

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No wonder modular kitchen has provided with the best of kitchen appliances and is the most opted version of kitchen which people prefer to have these days or wish to have it installed in their newly constructed houses. Modern concept has made it possible to meet both of dinning and cooking needs at one place. L shaped kitchen is no wonder the upcoming concept of kitchen which is good enough to provide you will all the necessities which you may be looking in your kitchen while constructing your house.

The most simplest and modern version of the kitchen is L shaped kitchen which not only gives a sleek look, but also makes everything quite handy and within the reach as all the things are easily visible from the front view.

All things in I shaped kitchen are placed in order thus giving you hassle free movement in the kitchen which is very important and necessary in any kitchen. As lot of cooking is done in the kitchen, this place calls for extra safety and precaution. Any carelessness may lead to any mishap that is the reason a precaution should be taken while working in the kitchen. In an effort to avoid unforeseen mishap it is necessary to keep all the things in order so that no mess in created in the kitchen which may invite accidents.

Usually accidents are an outcome of carelessness. While working in the kitchen, one needs to be extra careful while cooking food. L shaped kitchen designs will give you ample variety to decorate your kitchen according to your taste and likings. As all the things are placed in I shape you can easily modify it and give it a touch of your artistic and unique hidden talent.

This stylish and sleek look of a kitchen will undoubtedly win every heart as it reflects your love your simplicity yet modern attitude. It becomes easier to take out the different items from upper shelves as all are visible with a single glance. This will undoubtedly save your time and energy. Not-to mention, MyGubbi has an array of these L shaped kitchen designs for you to choose and create the difference amongst your friends. Choose the best according to your taste and likings.

How India is Being Versatile About Car Valuation Industry

Car is a vehicle that offers not only comfort travel but is also held as the status icon. This is the reason that all of us cherish the idea of owning a car or upgrading to a new and improved model. The finesse in the comfort catering and technology is constantly improving and this further adds to the car buying; the rising social prosperity being the fundamental reason that is driving the new car market. However, there are still millions in this world that cannot afford the new ride. They try to fulfill their aspirations through a used car that is available for much lesser price tag. India car valuation services are making possible these deals for ever increasing numbers of individuals and families who are using the escorts offered from these. Therefore such services have emerged as the necessary adjunct for the seekers of used cars.

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Why India is showing up a fine boom emerging for the used cars?

India is known for the characteristic differentiation in the economic potentials of the individual households. The economy here is complex and employs the social strata from top to bottom. All the individuals are not earning high and fat and they constitute the middle and weaker sections of the society who try to make up their life and living in consonance with spending constraints. Car being a status & luxury icon in the society lures everyone. Those unable to make the heavy spending have therefore found the used cars concept as very much attractive. This gets more attractive when there is a fine supply of the good cars at lower prices. The upper gentries keep pushing the recently purchased rides down in this market because they want to have the new ones as early as possible. We therefore find that in India, there is good demand supply match in the used cars market and hence the segment is booming. India car valuation services are offering the escorts to the potential buyers and benefiting from the good demand.

The reasons for the growing demand of the India car valuation services –

 Car valuation services are growing because of the increased demand for the used cars here in India. We have noted the reasons for that above. These services are being offered almost as the value addition. Most of the used car seekers are those who have never owned one! They are looking for their first ride. Therefore they mostly remain ignorant about the parameters that should be looked into. Qualitysome and dedicated car valuation services and interfaces escort the buyers to have good deal and conversely save them from entering into a bad deal; the offers for which are available in plentitudes.

The resonance being offered by the India car valuation services

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The car valuation services have grown significantly to cater to the emerging consumer bases. These services are trying to match up with the aspirations of the buyers. More of the choices as also lesser prices are the twin demands of the buyers and services providers try to optimize these through their online databases and networking with the sellers. The websites have fluently navigable interfaces and offer the complete details including the picture gallery maneuvering through dedicated microsites. Additionally, the expert counsel is also provided! Real time facilitation for the test drive is secured.

More value addition & differentiations

The sophistication in the car valuation services has increased. Every used car that is displayed is tagged with very in depth details that make the deal objective. The buyer can have complete satisfaction before buying; sometimes such type of catering even exceeds the new car services! The completion of the formalities and paper work is secured by the service firm that of course charges a reasonable value for such a service. Also, extended warranties and the like services are being offered. The refurbishments are also offered at minimal prices. Many a times the seller is convinced for such spending so as to make the deal attractive!

The two are growing hand in hand!

The used cars market and car valuation services are growing hand in hand in India. Both are fueling each other. While the service providers are attracting the new buyers, the seekers are riding upon the good escorts and facilitations in their favor. We would find strengthening of the used cars market in India as more of the social classes are getting ready for a second hand car.

Ellen DeGeneres Is Really Into Home Design—Here Are Her Top Tips

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Who knew? Ellen DeGeneres isn’t just an affable talk-show host and beloved comedian. She’s also an extremely prolific home designer and house flipper, as shown in her new book, “Home.”

“I wanted to be an interior designer when I was 13,” DeGeneres admits in her book—which explains why, over the past 25 years, she has bought and renovated nearly a dozen homes. Each home was an adventure and an education, she recalls. Below, from her book, are a few lessons she’s learned, as well as gorgeous photos of her interiors that illustrate her points.

Neutral colors make the best palette

“I like neutral colors with stronger colors in art, pillows, or a nice throw. Big color statements on walls or furniture can be fun, but limit the possibility of changes.”

Ellen DeGeneres’ home in Trousdale Estates in Beverly Hills, CA

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Get a chalkboard in your kitchen

“Chalkboards make a great, fun statement in a home. You can draw on them or use them practically to make lists or write notes. You can write something like, ‘Remember to put away your shoes,’ just as a random, not-specific-to-my-life example.”

Ellen DeGeneres’ horse ranch north of Los Angeles, CA

Ellen DeGeneres's horse ranch north of Los Angeles

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Less is more

“When finishing a room, I find it’s often useful to take one thing away. I always want to make sure it doesn’t look overdone or fussy.”

Ellen DeGeneres’ spa at the Brody House in Holmby Hills, CA

Ellen DeGeneres's spa at the Brody House in Holmby Hills, CA

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Go vintage

“Vintage fabrics can help personalize your home. They can be used for throw pillows, upholstery on a headboard—even a dog bed.”

A bedroom in Ellen DeGeneres’ ranch home in Los Angeles, CA

A bedroom at the "BirdHouse," Ellen DeGeneres's ranch home in Los Angeles.

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Let there be light—lots of it

“Every room needs more than one light source. Lighting can be harsh or insufficient if you just rely on ceiling lighting. I like soft, even lighting, and I think floor and table lamps are essential to creating the right mood.”

Ellen DeGeneres’ Tuscanite villa in Santa Barbara, CA

DeGeneres's Tuscanite villa in Santa Barbara, CA

These 8 Lamps Are Some of the Tackiest You’ll Ever See

A trio of risque lamps from Japan

Lamps aren’t only the way we illuminate a room; they can shed light on our personalities, too. The perfect pendant or floor lamp can add just the right touch to your home’s decor, underlining whether your sensibilities are more industrial or rustic.

And then there are these lamps and lighting fixtures, which pretty much identify their owners as completely lacking in taste. (Upon reflection, we decided not to show you allthe most outrageous examples we found.) Purchase at your own risk: They’ll probably inspire would-be buyers to back out of your house.

Did someone behead Paddington Bear?

Developed by Suck UK, the headless teddy bear lamp is readily available on Amazon for the low, low price of $160. The value of traumatizing your children? Priceless.

Headless teddy bear lamp by Suck UK

Headless teddy bear lamp by Suck UK

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If you really, really love your dog …

Thanks to U.K. artist Whatshisname, you’ll always have a present from man’s best friend. The pooping Chihuahua lamp comes in red or black and costs $1,684, while the Great Dane version will give your wallet the runs at $3,980.

Pooping dog by Whatshisname

Pooping dog by Whatshisname

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Tell us how you really feel

A teenager’s woeful poetry notebook personified, this hangman lamp sets the mood for an enchanting evening of nihilistic theory and Lars von Trier films set to a steady background of deep sighs. Even if you do want this lamp, be prepared for another dose of sadness: Developed by Spanish studio EnPieza, this limited-edition Colgao lamp is out of stock. Perhaps it could make a comeback if we keep thinking dark thoughts.

Colgao by EnPieza

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The hair lamp

Apparently someone watched “The Addams Family,” saw Cousin Itt, and decided it would look so much better with a lightbulb for a face.

During lonely nights, the hair can be braided, curled, pinned, or pulled into a ponytail—but hopefully not set on fire. Anika Engelbrecht of Kassel, Germany, came up with the lamp design, and although it isn’t for sale anymore, all you need is a wig and a torchier lamp and you can make your own. (Disclaimer: Don’t!)

Hair lamp by Anika Engelbrecht

Hair lamp by Anika Engellbrecht

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A very cheeky light

Smack this butt lamp, and voila—it turns on. Called the Slap It, this jiggly silicone night-light will run you $228.79, and it comes in a buttload of colors—10, to be exact.

 

Breast lighting fixture ever

The more the merrier? That’s possibly what designer Jonathan Adler thought when he came up with the Georgia Table Lamp, which features over 50 boobs in white porcelain. They can all be yours for just $495.

Georgia Table Lamp by Jonathan Adler

"Georgia table lamp" by Jonathan Adler

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Leggy maid lamps

The line between playful and creepy furnishings is razor-thin. These leggy lamps from Japan stand firmly on the creepy side. With one foot coquettishly pawing at the back of a leg and a light switch that is located—ahem—up the skirt, these lamps were spotted at the Onoden Electrical Appliances store in Tokyo for 12,600 yen (about $104).

A collection of risque lamps from Japan

A trio of risque lamps from Japan

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Let’s get lit

This marijuana-themed floor lamp would get a pass in a college dorm room, but it should be snuffed out anywhere else. In case anyone doesn’t get the idea, the psychedelic lampshade is complemented by a pot leaf–shaped light switch. Available for $29.99 on Amazon.com.

Pot leaf lamp by Rabbit Tanaka