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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated the 2017 Goodwood Revival last weekend with a significant presence at the legendary motor circuit. The centrepiece was the March Motor Works, this year renamed ‘Gordon Galleries’, a set up echoing the shopping arcades of 1950’s central London. The Galleries included a period Rolls-Royce showroom, recapturing the sights, sounds and atmosphere […]
With its world premiere at the 67th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo is taking its place at the top of the model line. The completely new top-of-the-range model from the third generation Cayenne is once again raising the bar for sporty performance in its segment. The four-litre V8 biturbo engine […]
Shell is proud to announce that its Shell V-Power race fuel and Shell Helix Ultra race lubricant delivered 23.3% of the total efficiency gain of Scuderia Ferrari’s power unit since the end of the 2014 season. This means Scuderia Ferrari can go over half a second a lap faster with the same amount of fuel. […]
Hyundai Laguna, Incorporated (HLI) fortified its long-standing partnership with Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI) through the recent launch of Hyundai Trucks and Buses (HTB) Calamba, also cited as the first green commercial vehicle dealership in South Luzon. Hyundai Motor Company (HMC) Senior Vice President for Commercial Vehicles Export Division In Cheol Lee, Laguna Governor Ramil […]
Who wants a chance to travel to Singapore and win an all-new Subaru XV? Apparently, this is what over a hundred aspiring contestants aspired for when they braved the scorching heat last Saturday at the Philippine edition of the 2017 Palm Challenge.
Porsche pulled all stops to hold a spectacular event last Tuesday in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen to unveil the third-generation Cayenne. With more than 760,000 units sold since 2002, it combines even more of the typical Porsche performance with excellent everyday practicality. Despite its extended standard equipment, the Cayenne is up to 65 kilograms lighter thanks to its […]
Last weekend’s action-packed second race of Round 5 of the Ferrari Challenge APAC was held in Sepang International Circuit in Kuala Lumpur, home of Malaysian F1 Grand Prix and Malaysian MotoGP.
There was a time in automotive history when Mercedes-Benz solely built its reputation on its well-built luxurious and reliable sedans. But with many markets shifting to crossovers and SUVs, the brand successfully reinterpreted the design language of its sedans in favor of its taller and sometimes larger siblings.
Foton PH is actively expanding its ever-growing network of dealerships. A month after inaugurating its showroom in Camarines Sur, Foton PH officially opened its Marilao showroom last August 17th. United Asia Automotive Group Inc. (UAAGI), the exclusive distributor of Foton vehicles in the country, awarded the dealership to Frontier Automotive Marilao Corporation (FAM-C) led by its dealer principals Eugene Bino, Wilson Fung, Michael Mancilla and Ken Trajano. It was founded by a group of businessmen in the plastic packaging industry.
When it comes to automotive designs, European carmakers like Mercedes-Benz tend to have longer life cycles in between model changes, sometimes spanning up to eight years and maybe even longer, compared to Japanese and Korean brands which have shorter life cycles. So designing a vehicle with such longevity is very critical, specially with its exterior. This was how Winifredo “Wini” Camacho, Mercedes-Benz’s Filipino exterior designer summed it up. Camacho, who recently visited Manila as a guest speaker with First Pacific Group and his alma mater the University of Santo Tomas (UST) also met up with some members of the motoring media at the Mercedes-Benz showroom in CATS Motors Greenhills, EDSA.