Volvo Trucks has released its latest viral-ready clip, pitting its FH eight-ton truck agains the Koenigsegg One:1, dubbed the world’s first mega-car. It’s known as the One:1 because it’s the first car that has as much horsepower as its weight in kilograms: 1360. In comparison, the McLaren F1 road car has 627 hp for its […]
McLaren-Honda has begun testing its Formula One car. After the conclusion of the 2014 Formula One season, the renewed partnership between two of the most successful partners in F1 has begun. The McLaren-Honda team ran their interim test car, dubbed the MP4-29H/1X1 at the official testing session at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. […]
This is how the future of motoring will go down: not as a gooey oil slick that will suffocate every living thing on this planet, but as clean, clear droplets of water from a tailpipe, contributing life to a vibrant ecosystem.
Since the legendary LFA supercar is not within easy reach even for Lexus regulars, perhaps the new Lexus RC F coupe can be a viable option for high-performance car enthusiasts.
Drive 1,450 kilometers from Laoag in Ilocos Norte to General Santos City in South Cotabato with one full tank of gasoline.
This will be the mission of the drivers of three Mitsubishi Mirage (stock) models—manual G4, continuously variable transmission or CVT-equipped G4, and manual hatchback—that will attempt this historic feat while traversing the western nautical highway route.
Right place, right time. Bearing in mind the kind of market it caters to, every Porsche launch is highly anticipated, and there is no doubt the German brand knows when and where to showcase its new editions.
After extensive instrumented testing and voting, the Car Awards Group, Inc. (CAGI) has awarded its Car of the Year-Philippines to the Mini Cooper S hatchback, and the Truck of the Year-Philippines to the Ford Ranger Wildtrak. With over sixty entries for consideration for this year’s honors, the testing was conducted over four days, with the Filinvest Tent serving as the staging area. Both the […]
As promised, Subaru has launched its STI-enhanced Forester SUV. Our hopes are dashed though, as the new SUV does not get the fire-breathing 305-hp turbocharged engine of the WRX STI. Instead, the new SUV gets several suspension and cosmetic upgrades under the tS (tuned by STI) badge. Subaru says that the new SUV will […]
Honda, Isuzu and Volkswagen, all distributed in the Philippines by the Ayala automotive group, will hold an auto fair on 26-28 November at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. Here’s the news from Ayala Automotive Holdings: This November, three powerful automotive brands come together to bring you the first Ayala Auto Fair organized by Ayala Automotive Holdings […]
The Executive Sedan segment is a shrinking segment. While more and more people purchase SUVs for better mobility in adverse road and weather conditions, this segment—traditionally a bastion of the upper middle-class—is slowly losing its allure. The reason? Big, bad and thirsty V6 petrol engines.
BYD (Build Your Dreams) Co. Ltd. is reportedly building dreams of its own: to become China’s largest automaker by volume in 2015, up from its current fourth place, and the world’s biggest by 2025. Since 2015 is only a month or so away, BYD will have to reset its China-based target.
Last weekend, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) held its second installment of the 2015 Mitsubishi ASX media drive in Anvaya Cove, Subic Bay, to allow members of the motoring media to give their new ASX test cars a long cardiovascular stretch and to check out its new features.
One week ago, Ford Philippines perked up when Elena A. Ford, granddaughter of longtime Ford Motor Co. president Henry Ford II and great, great granddaughter of founder Henry Ford, jetted into Manila to grace two Ford dealership events: the reopening of Ford Tacloban and the inauguration of the awesome new Ford Alabang facility.
Volvo recently marked its 20th year in the Philippines under the distributorship of Scandinavian Motors Corp. (SMC). Volvo has been at the forefront of automotive safety and technology, and SMC had been quick to bring in the latest models from the Swedish brand.
Xavier School Batch 1989 is raffling off a brand new 2014 Ford Explorer at this year’s Xavier School Grand Alumni Homecoming. The announcement was made at a reunion held at the Cities Events Place on Sct. Esguerra, Quezon City. Cities Events Place boasts of topnotch facilities ideal for get-togethers big and small. The venue is […]