Articles about United Kingdom

Major losses seen in UK car industry
Last week, the world was rocked by news of the United Kingdom's historic decision to leave the European Union. Also known as Brexit (or British Exit), the referendum by British voters sent shock waves across the globe, particularly in financial markets.
A month after selling her Bentley
The British Queen seems to be getting quite enamored with this whole motoring malarkey. A month after she had sold one of her Bentleys, Queen Elizabeth II is now set to unveil plans to legislate for autonomous cars on UK roads.In
According to a tiremaker's study
Based on research conducted by tiremaker Continental, driver error remains the biggest cause of accidents. In the study, seven out of 10 Brits confessed that their poor driving contributes to road rage, and this often leads to mistakes behind the wheel.This
Two units will be up for auction in UK
If you're a Porsche owner, you know that you have something special in your garage. But what if you could have the chance to own one of the rare Porsches, like, say, the 930 Turbo SE? Also known as the 'Flatnose' (
Taken at Top Gear Conference party
This is the truth: Any Aston Martin car is a show-stopper. If you have even just a modicum of car appreciation in your veins, you will stop dead in your tracks to admire a passing work of motoring art from Gaydon,
Stop the unsafe habit
We just can't stress enough how careless it is for anyone behind the wheel to be distracted by a smartphone. Whether you're checking your inbox, scrolling through Facebook, or browsing Instagram--taking your eyes off the road to check on
A different kind of invasion
Walking through Capitol Commons a few weeks ago, I could've sworn that I saw Rowan Atkinson milling around somewhere. Maybe he went inside the mall? He could have. My best bet, though, was that he was probably sneaking around behind that
Special one-off model for true royalty
Range Rover has a certain aura that makes people believe that only the upper crust of society is worthy of riding in such vehicles. The iconic off-roader uses the finest materials and the most advanced engineering that make it fit for
Despite crashing it twice
If you're a couch potato, chances are you're familiar with Mr. Bean. You know, that dude who makes the world laugh by acting like a big kid and isn't one bit shy about it. That character, of course, is
Model lineup and showroom details
As early as July last year, we reported that British luxury carmaker Aston Martin was coming to the Philippines. In February this year, that report was confirmed when official news came out that Aston Martin had formally appointed its distributor in our
Take a trip down memory lane
The British Embassy Manila, together with Top Gear Philippines, staged the Great British Auto Show last Sunday, May 31st. Showcasing the rich British car industry and its impact on the motoring community in the Philippines, the first-of-its-kind car show
That's Idris Elba, by the way
If you're subscribed to various international automotive websites and blogs, you may have come across this bit of news being trumpeted by Bentley: "British actor Idris Elba breaks 'Flying Mile' record in Bentley."To be sure, the level of interest this
Want to display your UK-brand car?
The United Kingdom is home to some of the most revered automotive brands in the world: Jaguar, Mini, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Land Rover, Lotus, MG, Morgan, McLaren and, of course, Aston Martin. It is only fitting that this country should be celebrated
Which carmaker doesn't want to call SUV
Rolls-Royce has finally released to the public a photo of the test mule of its sport-utility vehicle--or, as the British luxury marque itself told TopGear.com.ph recently, its "go-anywhere vehicle."Utilizing the body of a shortened Phantom
Because it's neither sporty nor utilitarian
In February, we reported that Rolls-Royce was coming out with an SUV. As expected, the British luxury car brand refuses to call it as such."Rolls-Royce is neither sporty nor is it utilitarian," Rolls-Royce Motor Cars regional director for
Courtesy of local Morgan distributor
It seems our car market is witnessing a British invasion. Not only has Aston Martin officially appointed a Philippine distributor, but now we've just received word that MG has likewise set up shop in the country. Apparently, the brand will be
Some guy you most likely know already
On July 2 last year, it was reported here for the first time that British carmaker Aston Martin was coming to the Philippines. At the time, we wrote:A person privy to the ongoing negotiations has told TopGear.com.ph that another
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