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Arguably two of the most important new cars BMW will launch this year
It might buoy your spirits to learn that despite the proliferation of SUVs, BMW's biggest seller by some margin is still the 3-Series. And the 4-Series, but that's just a rebadged 3-Series Coupe.Indeed, BMW calls it
Lovely
Well, this is rather lovely, isn't it? What you're looking at here is the new Porsche 911 Sport Classic-a fully-loaded, retro-inspired 992-gen 911 that Porsche says is 'inspired by the original 911' and in particular the
Look at that balanced face
Today's big BMW news is the Philippine debut of the iX electric SUV, preorders for which are now being accepted by BMW Philippines. Surprised? We know we were.But that's not the only Bimmer to enter the our market today.
Whoa
Some big news on local motoring's electrification front today. If you're eagerly waiting for a worthwhile electric vehicle to pounce on in our market, you might not have to do so for much longer. BMW Philippines is bringing in the
Well deserved
What makes a contemporary performance car? Obviously, you need to have the numbers under the hood or, as with many spec beasts these days, hiding inside a battery and some electric motors.Then, of course, there's the driving. You need to
With some range left to spare, too
Earlier this month, the all-electric one-off Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX concept turned a wheel on a public road for the very first time as it left its home in Sindelfingen near Stuttgart. It then proceeded to drive across the Swiss
When practicality and performance collide
Long gone is the impression that a sporty vehicle is limited to only two doors and a ground-hugging stance. Some SUVs have since cemented their status as a fun ride, with models like the Porsche Macan leading the charge thanks to
After 2025, the current Alpina lineup will be discontinued
The BMW Group has announced it has acquired the rights to Alpina. Which means one of the coolest tuners on Planet Earth will officially become part of BMW.Of course, Alpina and BMW have worked closely together for over half a century,
Time to break open that piggy bank?
In case you missed it, Metro Manila has returned to Alert Level 1. Authorities are expecting a rise in vehicular traffic as restrictions loosen in the nation's capital, and as such, you should expect to spend more time cooped up inside
The brand knows its market
The US market, when it comes to cars, loves all things big. The Philippines? Well, if it comes with seven seats, it'll likely pique buyers' interest. And China? Well, if we're talking the People's Republic, you just can't
Clever, or pointless?
Porsche sold 88,362 Macans last year. That's more than twice as many 911s Porsche shifted in 2021, even though the Macan is ancient. It's still the best-selling Porsche and thus, there's space for another one.Meet the
Practical body style, V8 under the hood. Perfect combo
This is a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Wagon that once belonged to a gentleman named Michael Schumacher. Should you require an introduction, Schumacher is a seven-time Formula 1 champion and one of the fastest drivers to have ever graced the sport,
After all these decades, considering what the ‘S’ in the name stands for...
Even for a marque as venerable as Mercedes-Benz-it pretty much invented the motor car-the SL badge still packs a significant emotional wallop. Most histories suggest it stands for 'sporty' and 'light,' two commodities cherished by car fans, but that
A lone variant, the 520i Luxury, is available at launch
If you're looking to buy something from the local BMW 5-Series line, but aren't quite ready to put down P13.69 million for the M5 Competition at the very top of the food chain, here's your other option:
Got a favorite?
For decades, this was BMW's highest achievement. A superfast V8 two-seater, beautifully built. That package was gift-wrapped in a gorgeous body styled by Albrecht von Goertz. It came about because BMW wanted to make a splash in America, and
A major milestone for the German brand
Car manufacturers-at least most of them-are turning to electricity for their propulsion needs whether you like it or not. At this point seeing lineups from major brands dominated by electric vehicles is a matter of when, not if.If you
And a bunch of other models
Is a brand-new Volkswagen in the cards for you this Christmas season? If it wasn't before, it might be now-at least if you're willing to pay in cash.From now until December 31, the German car manufacturer is
Good luck outrunning this thing
How car chases are still a thing with the kinds of rides cops are driving these days is a mystery to us. Seriously, you have to be pretty dumb if you think you can get away from the likes of what you
You can’t put a price on safety
Jokes regarding the massive grille up front aside, the BMW iX is a very promising electric vehicle. With 523hp and a 0-100kph time of just 4.6 seconds, it's hardly a slouch anywhere you drive it. A maximum range of
Like it?
No one's actually saying it, but Mercedes-Benz kind of knows it's been casually reversing the SL down a cul-de-sac this past 20 years. Even for this storied marque, the SL nameplate-it stands for sporty and light-
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