Drives

Mini goes for power with new Countryman JCW

The Kaeng Krachan Circuit is Thailand’s second-longest race track and is located in the country’s Phetchaburi province. It’s a favorite location for movie and advertising filming, but for one afternoon in October, it was the site of…

Cruising with Bentley’s Centennial Continental GT

The beautifully crafted Portofino blue Bentley Continental GT comes with a new 6.0 liter, twin-turbocharged W12 engine, a new, wider and lower body and yet it retains the ageless and classic lines of its predecessor model. The…

Audi Q8 is about power, agility and beauty

I don’t know what to make of it, but I want it. That was my thought balloon about three seconds after I first laid eyes on the Audi Q8. I mean yeah, I’ve driven virtually all the…

Kia’s Forte surprise

Every motorhead knows about the Kia Stinger, the Korean brand’s 365-hp twin-turbo V6 compact executive sedan. But not everyone knows that the new (since January 1, 2019) Philippine distributor of Kia vehicles , Adventure Cycle Philippines, Inc.…

Mazda3 Elite

Auto experts have been describing Mazda as the “David amongst the Goliaths,” the giants here being the likes of Toyota and Nissan. And it’s hard not to root for the “little guy.” Apparently, Mazda has been relishing…

2020 Porsche Cayenne is not your ordinary SUV

The 2020 Porsche Cayenne is a mid-sized SUV that can take on any sports car in the market today. Packing a 3.0L V6 powerplant that churns out 340 hp (250Kw) at 5300 – 6400 rpm, with 450…

Billionaire Boys Club: a Super Saturday with special cars

Weekends are supposed to be for relaxing, catching your breath, and spending quality time with family and friends. Unfortunately, we rarely get to do so as weekends are often used to plug in the holes and fill…

Jimny: Suzuki’s cheeky bonsai-sized SUV

You will never see anything quite like the 2019 Suzuki Jimny on the road. It is the smallest, lightest dedicated 4×4 sport utility vehicle in existence today. Launched on the global market late last year in time…

Isuzu ‘returns fire’ with the D-MAX LS-A

No other island or province in the Philippines puts such a not-so-subtle hint right in its very name. When you say Camiguin, others within earshot would tend to cup their ears and ask, “Did you mean, ’come…

Compact flagship: MG RX5 SUV

MG Philippines has been steadily attracting a following thanks to its bang-for-the-buck lineup and the backing of a well-known distributor in The Covenant Car Company, the folks behind Chevrolet Philippines. The cars’ sleekly modern styling is of…