Articles about Japanese Cars

This model deserves way more attention
Yes, that's right. The Toyota Corolla Cross is our first-ever Underrated Car of the Year winner. We know what some of you are thinking: "A Toyota not getting enough attention? Are you guys for real?" Let us explain.That isn'
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To say that 2020 was a rough year for the local industry is kind of putting it lightly. Remember: Deadly airborne viruses bringing entire economies to a halt tend to throw a wrench into the works when it comes to selling things-
Do you think this is worth P1.4 million?
Vintage (and legit) JDM legends aren't exactly that hard to come by. That said, it's always a good day when we find one of these, like this 1993 Toyota Supra RZ that's up for bids on BringATrailer.com.That'
The pinnacle of the brand’s performance
When it comes to Japanese performance, the Nissan GT-R is easily one of the top dogs in the conversation. Why? It's immensely fast, a hoot to drive, and very menacing to look at. There really isn't that much more
There’s something in it for new buyers, too
Just because we won't be embarking on road trips anytime soon doesn't mean there isn't a need to keep our rides in tip-top shape. If you own a Subaru, Motor Image Pilipinas is making it easier to take
The hype appears to be real
Yes, the Toyota GR Yaris is coming to the Philippines. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) confirmed this late last month, and, naturally, many are excited.Not on board the hype train? Do you count yourself among the uninformed who brush this off associating
Barring any delays
If you've been eagerly waiting for the local launch of the all-new Subaru BRZ, it might be time for you to start saving up.A reliable industry source has confirmed to Top Gear Philippines that Subaru's next-generation sports
He served as an Olympic torchbearer this year
To Toyota president Akio Toyoda, serving as a torchbearer for the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic Games wasn't just a chance to represent Toyota on the global stage-it was an opportunity to remind everyone of what the event is truly about.
Planning to buy one?
Yes, the Toyota GR Yaris is coming to the Philippines. The Japanese carmaker already confirmed its impending arrival and, yes, we are extremely excited.Done going nuts? Alright, sit back down because we aren't done here yet. Toyota Motor Philippines has
Subtle yet effective
Last year's Toyota Yaris Cross Gazoo Racing might have been a tad bit too much. This one, though? This one's just about right.This is the Toyota Yaris Cross Dynamic, a slightly more rugged version of the Japanese car manufacturer'
In case you were wondering
As far as updates are concerned, the one the Nissan Navara recently underwent is relatively substantial. Just looking at the vehicle, it's apparent that the Japanese car manufacturer made it a point to truly spruce up its truck's aesthetic.That
Sometimes, car ownership is more about loyalty than practicality
The temptation to upgrade your old ride with every passing refresh or launch is a real one. More space, more efficiency, more features, more value-many of you would be lying if you say you haven't at least considered letting go
One of the classiest cars in the business
Yeah, we know Metro Manila traffic hasn't reached pre-pandemic levels yet. EDSA's packed at times, but it still isn't that packed. If you're looking for something a little more premium to be stuck in traffic in once
We wish this was available here
The Nissan Elgrand's Nismo version is nice, but it's not exactly something we see ourselves enjoying here in the Philippine setting. This, on the other hand? We definitely wouldn't mind stealing glances behind this thing's wheel on EDSA
Passenger capacity shouldn’t be an issue here
Remember back when no one in your barkada could drive yet? Back when taking taxis on the regular was still a thing? Chances are, you've experienced having to split your group into two cabs instead of taking just one because, well,
Only 500 will be made
Lexus vehicles aren't just about luxury or performance. Status sometimes comes into consideration when someone looks into buying one, too. If you're someone who's considering pulling the trigger on the IS500, the brand is coming out with something that
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Failed to take advantage of Nissan's 'Big Buys, Big Savings' deals last time around? Well, here's some good news: The Japanese carmaker is extending the promo until the end of March, meaning you still have time to avail of huge
Goodbye, little one
Kei-car obsessives of the Internet, it's a sad day. The death knell is ringing for the sweet little Honda S660.It'll have been on sale seven years by the time production comes to a close in 2022, and Honda
The second ‘GR’ model in the country
Yes, another. But as with all things Vios-related, the average consumer will take interest and, chances are, many will drive one home from the dealership.This is the Toyota Vios GR-S-only the 'second' Gazoo Racing car to be arrive
Our take on this teaser
Obscure teasers are standard fare for the global auto industry. Staged "spy shots," shadow-draped silhouettes, seconds-long clips showing basically nothing-we're used to it. Normally, though, these come with at least a teeny bit of information or text from
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