Saturday, May 28, 2016

Honda Cars Philippines Adds New Odyssey Variant That Seats 8


After enjoying success with its executive suite on wheels, the Honda Odyssey (see launch story here and test drive story here), Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) is adding a new variant only this time, it’s catering more to the family-oriented set.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

MINI Philippines Holds Track Day Event for All-New Clubman


Recently, MINI Philippines put the all-new Clubman through its paces at a track day event held at the Clark International Speedway in Angeles, Pampanga. Inviting over a hundred participants from the MINI Car Club to prospective buyers, the Clubman was undoubtedly the center of attention during the whole day event.

Isuzu Philippines Starts Second Quarter 2016 with 38 Percent Rise


Following a record-setting performance in March, Isuzu Philippines Corporation’s (IPC) pace eased marginally in April as the company logged its second-best results this year. However, the figures still reflect a solid year-on-year improvement, signaling a strong start to 2016’s second quarter.

Mazda Cebu Expands, Adopts New Global Brand Standard


Mazda Philippines and Cebu Southbay Automobiles, Incorporated, formally opened the improved Mazda Cebu showroom and service center along Juan Luna Street, Mabolo, Cebu City on May 21, 2016.

Chevrolet Imus Cavite Opens


The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), the country’s exclusive importer and distributor of Chevrolet vehicles has announced the opening of the brand’s newest dealership located in Imus, Cavite.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Review: 2016 Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GL A/T

Photos by Ulysses Ang
When Hyundai launched the fifth-generation Elantra is 2011, it almost turned the compact sedan segment upside down. Once a segment cornered by the Japanese, it was now being seriously contended by a car from an unlikely manufacturer. The Elantra “MD”, as that model is codenamed, rocketed to second in the local sales charts for a time. Wait lists were long and reviews were glowing. Since then, the Japanese fought back. That brought the Elantra back into obscurity despite a mild refresh. Now, Hyundai is out with their all-new Elantra. The question is: can they turn the tide?

Monday, May 23, 2016

GT Radial FlatOut Race Series Continues to Excite in Round 3


The scorching hot weather once again greeted the GT Radial FlatOut Race Series (FORS) as it staged Round 3 of the 2016 season at the Batangas Racing Circuit (BRC) last May 7. This mirrored the day’s on-track action as the battles in the Time Attack challenge and Grid races heated up even more.

Meet the Monster Jam Manila Trucks for 2016


Monster Jam returns to Manila this June 18 to 19 to bring an even wilder show than last year. Eight Monster trucks are roaring and ready to to pulverize anything that’s on their path. As a teaser, here are the eight trucks coming to Manila this year.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Rolls-Royce Wraith Luggage Collection is the World's Most Bonkers Carry-On


If you find a Rolls-Royce Wraith a bit too rich for your taste, but still want a bit of that “RR” lifestyle, well, you’re in luck. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is finally selling a luggage collection which compliments the Wraith—the most powerful Rolls-Royce ever created. And thankfully, you can get one even if you don’t have a Rolls-Royce.

Total Becomes Official Lubricants to Aston Martin Racing


Aston Martin and Total have signed a global partnership agreement that sees the latter becoming the official energy partner to the UK-based luxury carmaker. For two years, Total will be providing its products to Aston Martin and its official motorsports outfit, Aston Martin Racing.