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BRV is Honda’s SUV invasion vanguard

Last week’s Inquirer Motoring provided a lot of details about Honda’s latest model, the recently unveiled CR-V. The big news? Honda now offers a 9-speed automatic and a diesel engine dubbed i-Dtec, displacing 1.6 liters and delivering 160 ps and 350 Newton meters of torque. You also get a 1.5 liter petrol-powered variant, same as what’s found under the current Civic RS. Obviously, financial constraints limit everyone to buying a CR-V.

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Good solid fun with the new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43

You could argue that the GLC is the modern equivalent of the E Class, the Mercedes Benz that is basically just a good, solid performer and an excellent example of the marque’s holistic approach to carmaking.

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Something old, more things new in the 2017 Kia Rio Hatchback

When Kia Motors designed the fourth generation of the Rio, they made their best-selling global car 90 percent new.

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Savoring the beloved Crosswind’s last hurrah

Driving the last 70 kilometers toward the town of Santa Ana in Cagayan province, one cannot help but be both amazed and impressed by what the Isuzu Crosswind—our ride that morning—had accomplished all these years.

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Why the Motul Driving Experience 2017 is my absolutely best driving event

I was fortunate enough to spend an entire day driving at the Sepang International Circuit’s North Course and its equally famous international-spec go-kart track last week, courtesy of Motul.

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‘BIG’ Mini Countryman conquers Thai countryside

There’s no reason that a MINI Cooper, renowned for being compact and nimble, should be big. Unless you want to carry more stuff and people, in which case MINI has you covered, too.

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A feast of Porsches

Among the “pinch me, I’m dreaming” moments of motoring, this counts at the top: blasting down the main straight of the Sepang Formula 1 circuit, strapped into a Porsche, with none other than two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Earl Bamber behind the wheel. As Earl brakes hard, from 250 kph to less than […]

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The great outdoors in the FJ Cruiser

I’ve always liked going to new places, new destinations, and have equally enjoyed the journey getting to these new places.

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Chevrolet Trailblazer gets multiple new features

The front has been heavily refreshed, with a new grille and sleeker headlamps.

At first glance, you may be fooled into thinking that the new Trailblazer is mainly a wheels-and-stickers upgrade.

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Honda Accord 2.4 S Navi: a dad’s favorite

I can still remember my Dad’s own 1996 model Honda Accord with the 2.2-liter VTEC engine over 20 years ago.

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Aug 16, 2017

Last week’s Inquirer Motoring provided a lot of details about Honda’s latest model, the recently unveiled CR-V. The big

Aug 16, 2017

Tom Matano, the man many call Mr. Miata and one of those credited with bringing the now-iconic little car