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We test the workhorse variant of the BT-50 range
We were suitably impressed by the Isuzu-Mazda BT-50 collab when we drove it at the Mazda Philippines HQ. But driving a truck around an empty lot and actually living with it for a few days are two totally different things.
Versus the Coolray, the ZS, and the Corolla Cross
Honda Cars Philippines has finally launched its all-new HR-V. This is the third generation of the Japanese carmaker's subcompact SUV, which now features a more premium-looking design language. In terms of exterior size, it's a smidge longer,
Is this a good generation for Honda’s compact sedan?
Over the past 50 years, the Honda Civic has grown far from its humble roots and obnoxiously fast and furious adolescence. Now old enough to have kids in college, the formerly wild child is now wearing some grown-up clothes, in an
Another stylish Chinese contender
MG Philippines was supposed to launch several models in 2020, but like everyone else, it had to put its plans on hold-and it wasn't until just recently, a full two years later-that the carmaker was able to make good
For everyone on the road
The light turns red just as the jeepney executes a perfect 'Schumacher chop,' cutting across my lane to pick up a solitary commuter. I've driven in Metro Manila long enough to anticipate such moves, and slowed the car down, giving him
We update the classic trucket for today’s buyers
Back in the late '80s to mid-'90s, Nissan sold a little car-based ute here called the Sunny Pickup aka the Sunny Truck. What made it stand out among other Nissans of the era was its styling. We only saw it
This model has been a blockbuster hit for MG
Back in 2016, Morris Garages Philippines was but a small importer operating out of a storefront on EDSA. While it offered a number of decent products, they didn't really spark people's imaginations. But with a change of management came increased
Here’s the latest update
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have now announced that essential workers are exempted from the 'no vaccination, no ride' policy for users of public transportation. This comes two days into the implementation of the
Of course we also came up with our ideal specs
Mitsubishi's Xpander is one of the most popular small MPVs in its segment. For our latest render, I was given the challenge of turning the humble family hauler into a high-performance Evolution variant. While this concept might not make much
Let’s do this a bit differently this time
It looks like Toyota Motor Philippines will be starting 2022 with something small, a new subcompact in fact. As we reported earlier, the carmaker will be launching its much-anticipated Raize in the local market. It will compete in the lower subcompact-
The agency clarifies that those going out to get jabbed are exempted
You'll have heard of the Department of Transportation's 'no vaccination, no ride' policy for public transportation right now. The measure will cover all users of public transport traveling to, from, and within Metro Manila, whether by land, air, or sea,
Is it still the top choice for fleet owners and penny pinchers?
When it launched in 2013, the Mirage G4 was noteworthy for being the lightest sedan on the market. Not the prettiest. Not the sportiest. But at 905kg, definitely the lightest. And arguably the most economical. And priced so low, a friend and
All-new, but all better? We find out
A funny thing happened in that split second after I shifted the GAC GS4 into Drive and pulled out of the garage for the first time and out into the street.The earth moved. Just a little bit, mind you. But that
Just the right amount of muscle here
Back in the '90s and the early 2000s, before the Baja-racer-inspired factory trucks, there were street-oriented sports trucks like the GMC Syclone and the Ford F150 SVT Lightning. I've always wanted to bring back the idea of a
A versatile camera fit for content creation
If the Top Gear PH team were to pick a favorite compact point-and-shoot camera, the Sony RX100 series would easily be top of mind. We've used practically all versions of it during countless motor shows, events, and trips throughout
What does your P879,000 get you?
There's a confusing number of Chinese car brands, both inside and outside the country, but that hasn't stopped some manufacturers from trying to make things more confusing by creating more brands. Though in the case of Changan, creating the Kaicene
We find out what this Chinese MPV has to offer
You can learn a lot about a society by what it drives. From the rolling apartment buildings that Americans call SUVs to the shoebox-sized kei cars of Japan, a country's choice of car is influenced by its culture and values.
“It’s a working vehicle, and a damn good one”
I'm driving a box van across a muddy field in hot, muggy weather, mud sloshing past the wheels as we crawl across ditches that would strand a lesser van. Most other times, I'd be worried about having to get out
The Japanese carmaker has rediscovered its truck game
Once upon a time, trucks made up a big part of Mazda's business portfolio. The brand's first product was the 1931 DA cargo trike, which spawned a successful line of cargo trucks that culminated in the gigantic 1971-1974 T-
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