Articles about City Car

Which of these top-spec hatchbacks is the more ideal city car?
And maybe this time, it would make it to production
This is the Fiat 126 Vettura Urbana concept (or 'city car' concept, if you translate the Italian...everything sounds better in Italian), revealed in 1976 and designed for Fiat by venerable designer Giovanni Michelotti, who penned lots of nice stuff you haven'
Half car, half crossover
The tiny wee city car has seemed like an endangered species lately. Titchy cars equal titchy profit margins, especially when you're trying to stuff batteries into them to make an urban EV. Well, here's Toyota telling us not to worry:
“There’s a joy in its simplicity, in the way that Citroen is embracing quirkiness”
The one thing the Citroen Ami is not is a car. Yes, it looks like one, having four wheels and all, but it's actually designated as a quadricycle, neatly sidestepping-in France, at least-a whole host of regulations needed to
Aside from being a two-seater
The best place for electric power is a city. The best city car is a tiny one. That's the prima facie case for the electric Smart EQ Fortwo.It's not like Smart didn't see this coming. When Mercedes-Benz
They’re just adorbs
A sports car does not provide the quickest way through a city. Just ask the Porsche or Ferrari owner, helplessly stuck at a T-junction waiting for a courteous flash of lights and a gap to filter into, as the hands of
Looking for a starter car?
Over a week ago, we reported that Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) would be launching the facelifted Wigo on June 15, 2020. Well, today's the day, and the Japanese car manufacturer has introduced the car online with a P568,000 starting price.
Will we see these improvements here?
The Kia Picanto has just received an update in its home market, getting a handful of aesthetic improvements and some new safety features.Called the Kia Morning in South Korea, the tiny city car has been given more modern daytime running light
2020’s most exciting electric city cars are here. Is this the moment EVs go mainstream?
I've heard of manufacturers going to extreme lengths to show the capabilities of their product, but Honda arranging the worst storm the Costa Blanca has seen in 30 years, just to demo the rain-repellent coating on its new wing cameras?
Go big or go home
The all-new electric Fiat 500 is a properly committed effort by Italy's small-car specialist. Though it riffs off the familiar 500 shape, it's bigger on the outside, better on the inside, and totally differently powered.It's an
This looks promising
Gordon Murray CBE is one of the world's greatest designers of road and race car. We've had the full tech download from the man himself on his upcoming T.50 hypercar, and we're practically champing at the bit for
With a claimed range of 190km
What's that? You've not been keeping up with the microcar-based battle that has rocked the German legal system for the past year or so? Shocking. What on earth have you been doing with your life instead?A quick recap
In form, if not in power or function
Until now, your options for three-seat vehicles with a centrally mounted driving position were catered for mainly by supercars and hypercars. Unobtanium like McLaren's F1 and Speedtail...heck, even Gordon Murray's upcoming T.50 supercar.Joining that esteemed list
In Europe and North America, at least
A couple of years ago, Smart promised us that it would stop building combustion-engined cars for Europe and North America by the end of 2019. We're getting close to that deadline, and the German brand has made good on its
“For “easier entry and better visibility”
Welcome to a lightly-crossovered Audi A1. Called the 'citycarver'-yep, all lowercase-it's basically a normal A1 with 4cm of extra ground clearance for "easier entry and better visibility." So much for the cool, urban youth-sounds like this thing'
They reduce aerodynamic drag by 90%
News has reached the Top Gear team-via the medium of an official press release-that the Honda e electric city car will be fitted, as standard, with actual cameras for mirrors. Rarely has such news elicited such joy in our office.
We take it on a road trip to Baguio
That's true. The second generation of Honda's entry-level offering is a bit like a Lego car, with pieces you'll know are definitely from the parts bin if you've ever seen and sat in the current Mobilio. Their
Which of the five color options would you choose?
It's been a long time in the making, but reservations are finally open for the Honda e-the Japanese brand's cutesy little urban EV-and we couldn't be more excited.We were first introduced to Honda's baby back
It looks more energetic than ever
City hatches aren't usually the first cars to come to mind when we talk about sportiness. Usually, the segment focuses on basics like size, affordability, and practicality. Anything past that, like an energetic design, can be considered a plus.Honda is
Break out your wallets
It's finally here. Honda Cars Philippines has launched the all-new Brio in the Philippines, and we now have the vehicle's official local prices and variants.The Brio's new design is now in line with the rest of the
We’re all tired of just getting by
Monday afternoon, Ortigas, rush hour-not exactly an ideal setting for a Top Gear shoot on account of all the cars zipping about and the army of dog-tired motorists leaving the office. But for our subject today, these conditions couldn't
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