Take note, BMW X7
The Philippine market is heavily dominated by midsize SUVs from Japanese and American carmakers. But for the more sophisticated individuals (with bank accounts to match) who prefer larger and more luxurious vehicles, they turn to European brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW.
The standout choice
I distinctly remember the great Japanese SUV wars of the '90s. At the time, flooding was rampant, Mount Pinatubo had just erupted, and the Toyota Tamaraw FX was king in the middle-class segment.In the premium category, it was a crazy
Only 400 of these will be sold
The current-generation Toyota Land Cruiser has been around for quite a while, and word is the newest iteration of the Japanese carmaker's full-size SUV is right around the corner. But until we hear a peep out of Toyota, that'
It’s based on the Maxus D90
The Toyota Fortuner might be shaking in its boots-at least in India, where MG has just launched a competitor called the Gloster, a new release that local media is reporting will take on the popular Japanese midsize SUV.Look familiar? That'
It’s bigger in every way
Escalade. Just the name has presence these days. It's a pop-culture icon, of course, thanks to multiple appearances in rap videos throughout the noughties, but the sheer size of the thing has also contributed to the aura that surrounds Cadillac'
Ten years on, is it still a good choice?
For decades, the Nissan Patrol has served as a potent symbol of power and authority. It is favored by military brass and UN peacekeepers for its ruggedness and durability, thanks mainly to its heavy-duty live axles and undercarriage. And while Philippine
We sure would like to see this ply Philippine roads
The Ford Expedition is one of the more premium SUVs out there, with one of the most comfortable rides and spacious cabins in its segment-or any car segment on earth. It's a car fit for an executive, no doubt, but
You can't go wrong with this SUV
Toyota has announced that sales of the Land Cruiser, in all of its various guises, have now topped the 10 million mark. Woah. We think a number like that should be celebrated. And so, with little respect for chronology, we've put
We compare the different drivetrain options
This 2020 model year Explorer is the sixth generation of the storied SUV. Without wanting to ruin the punchline, it's also the best Explorer Ford has made. Along with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, it helped kick-start the whole SUV craze
These two icons go head-to-head
It may not seem like a great idea to compare two vehicles that have at least half a million pesos between them, we know. But if you think about it, the most fitting matchup for the Nissan Patrol would be none other
Nissan PH gives it the push it deserves
Another month, another driving event. The formula is the same: early call time, briefing over breakfast, event shirt that probably won't fit, and driving in a convoy. But there were two things different with this motoring event: 1) I have never
As BMW goes upmarket with its biggest SUV yet, we try to see where it fits in the motoring landscape
Does the world need another BMW X-Series model? This is running through my head as I stare at the beautiful, massive BMWs lined up in front of the Raffles hotel in Warsaw, Poland. There are over a dozen all-new X7s
An icon that’s still going strong
The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around longer than most of us have been alive. It first began life back in 1951 as Japan's answer to the Willys Jeep, and since then, it's achieved iconic status as both an off-
The Korean carmaker has gone all stars and stripes
You can tell a car has been designed and built in America when, despite it being a giant eight-seater, it's described as a 'midsize SUV.' From hamburgers to highways, everything is bigger in America. Kia knows this, and in a
The massive SUV was “designed to be an ST from the beginning”
This is the Ford Explorer ST. It produces 400hp and tops out at 230kph. Belief, consider yourself very much suspended.It was, says Ford Performance boss Ed Krenz, "designed to be an ST from the beginning." Which means from the very beginning,
We find out in Morocco
Whoa!Yeah, that was roughly my reaction to the Armada Mountain Patrol, too. Revealed last May at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, Arizona, it's a one-off based on Nissan's US-market Armada, and kitted out for something called 'overlanding.'
The biggest Bimmer SUV ever
Welcome to a MASSIVE radiator grille, and the SUV to which it's attached. Ostensibly for the American market, we suspect, the BMW X7 is designed to compete with the full-fat Range Rover and Mercedes GLS. But at 5,151mm long,
Large and in charge
Rolls-Royce has never been one for keeping quiet about its accomplishments. "Our answer to history, to the visionaries, adventurers, explorers and those who believe in the supremacy of liberty is the Rolls-Royce Cullinan," CEO Torsten Müller ?-tvös declaims. "
Getting to know Ford's massive SUV
Let's face it: Most days there's no beating traffic anymore. All we can do is grin and bear it. And if we're going to bear it, we might as well do so in the most comfortable
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