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Mitsubishi Motors’ next generation compact MPV, the Xpander, has just made its world debut and will be on sale by September in Indonesia. While the Philippines may have to wait a few more months for a left-hand version of this 7-seater, here are six reasons why you should put that next car purchase on hold until the Xpander’s official launch here in the Philippines.
The fourth round of the Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific at Fuji Speedway in the foothills of Mt. Fuji with 35 drivers from 13 different nationalities seeing action.
For the first time in its 10-year history, Singapore GP is offering an experience like no other: the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Experience.
Even shortly after its launch in the middle of 2015, it became immediately clear the fifth-generation Audi A4 is meant to stand amid an already crowded compact executive sedan segment. The car quickly bagged two prestigious honors—the “Car of the Year” award from the What Car? in the UK, and inclusion on the “Best Cars” list for the middle-size category of Auto Motor und Sport. The A4 has also been adjudged “Best Executive Car of the Year” also from What Car? and “Best Buy” winner from Kelly Blue Book in the USA.
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.
Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the Philippines, closed its July 2017 sales with a record-high of 3,594 units—a 21 percent growth from the same month of 2016. This propelled HARI’s year-to-date sales to 20,960 units, an 8 percent growth from last year’s 19,336 units, solidifying HARI’s spot as the third highest selling brand in the automotive industry.
The Lexus marque has gone a long way since it first came out as a “performance project” from automotive giant Toyota via the LS 400 in 1989. That “F1” or “Flagship One” project, which resulted in the creation of the LS 400, though still viewed as “conservative” or “bland” in design by automotive experts, signaled the start of a succession of premium and performance car rollouts.
The Lexus LC nameplate stands for “Luxury Coupe” and started as a concept car and made its debut as the LF-LC about five years ago in the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
As Mazda celebrates the 20th birth month of the Miata Club of the Philippines, here are 5 fun facts to know about the Miata MX-5.
Brothers TJ and Troy Alberto of the Access Plus-Ducati Factory Team took the top two positions at the recent Philippine Super Bike Series (PSBK) held at the Clark International Speedway. Tj, 19, and Troy, 16, are among the youngest Filipino riders in the superbike category and racing on their all-stock Ducati Panigale. Marvin Mangulabnan of BMW placed third.