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Jeep Wrangler JL 2019 Old world charm mixed with cutting edge tech

  The Jeep Wrangler is as American as it truly is, tracing its lineage to the World War II era Willy’s Jeeps which are somewhat related to our own home-grown jeepneys and owner-type jeeps.   In essence…

Smooth operator

Is the mid-size executive sedan still a relevant market nowadays, what with the continued onslaught of cross-overs, SUV’s, and other tall-riding vehicles slowly changing the motoring landscape in the country? This issue is indeed relevant, thanks to…

Honda Brio RS The spirit of the affordable driver’s car lives on

Honda is perhaps the master of small hero cars. The Honda CR-X started a revolution in autocross and circuit racing many decades ago, followed by the Honda Civic which today continues to dominate in grassroots motorsports, followed…

911, RC-F, or Evora? Have money, will enjoy weekend fun with a supercar

Long weekends and holidays are a big event for many car guys. Since typical weekends are also already hectic, the addition of a third non-working day frees up a lot of time to do other activities. Golfers…

Disposing of an old car for a new one: trade-in or private sale?

With car companies giving huge discounts and incentives to buy a new car and keep the market’s momentum strong, we’re all often faced with the issue of whether to sell our old car to put in at…

BMW Motorrad Days 2019

BMW Motorrad Days is a celebration of all things BMW Motorrad, or Motorcycle in English. What started as a biker’s meet in Seefeld, in the Tyrol region of Austria has evolved into a true world-class celebration of…

JD Power USA: Porsche is most appealing automobile for 2019

The Porsche brand, renowned for their high-performance, driver-centric vehicle line-up has been adjudged as the most desirable and appealing in the J.D. Power USA’s APEAL (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout) study.…

Honda Civic RS 1.5 Turbo: all grown up

I’ve always been asking people if a traditional 3-box sedan still can own a spot in their hearts, minds and garages especially something as polished and refined as the Honda Civic RS.…

MVIS is now or never

In 2015, the Department of Transportation and Communication (precursor to the DOTr) released some interesting figures from a study done between 2011 to 2014: 13 million licenses issued and 7,463,393 vehicles registered. That figure has since increased,…

A love affair with the Toyota Supra

I own a 1995 USDM-spec JZA80 Toyota Supra MKIV and I love it to bits. It’s an original LHD model, with a targa-top and the coveted Getrag 6-speed manual.…