Articles about Hatchback

Together with the Motocompo, it became a real last-mile solution in the ’80s
There are a lot, obviously
You've probably heard by now about the sad news that Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) is officially discontinuing the Jazz. Yes, folks, the beloved hatchback will only be available "until supplies last." Man, that line sucks.There's a silver lining to
The beloved hatch will be dearly missed
Our worst fears have been realized: Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) has officially announced the discontinuation of its beloved hatchback, the Jazz.Not that it comes as a surprise, because we were sort of expecting this already ever since the big reveal of
It looks pretty mean, too
Remember the Ford Fiesta? It seems like just yesterday it was still available in the Philippines. Ford eventually ditched it locally to focus on all things truck and SUV, but yeah, it was a thing here not too long ago.Those of
A worthy tribute to the legendary driver and his 1964 Monte Carlo Rally victory
Yet another special-edition Mini has arrived in the Philippines. Following last year's launches of the John Cooper Works GP and the Convertible Sidewalk Edition, Mini Philippines is now introducing the new Mini Paddy Hopkirk Edition.Think Mini Monte Carlo Edition,
A surprisingly competent package
When Suzuki launched the S-Presso last year, I was eager to try it out, but a bit worried that it would disappoint me. It's nothing but an Alto on stilts, right? Not just an Alto, but a Maruti Alto, based
Baby steps
Never mind the quietness or environmentally sound underpinnings. About 15 minutes ago, I was in the middle of a busy Shaw Boulevard suddenly slowing down to a lurch every time I lifted off the accelerator-the intended effect of the E-Pedal,
Displayed at the 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon
Drag cars are supposed to be menacing and noisy, not quiet and subtle. The Honda e-Drag, though? We're willing to make an exception.Displayed at this year's virtual Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS), the Honda e-Drag is a stripped-
In case these rumors hold true, we’re hoping the GR Yaris arrives here, too
Did you like the refreshed Toyota Yaris that was launched in Thailand back in August? Well, we've got some spicy news for you. According to a source, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) might be preparing to launch this new-look hatchback here
In case the stock look wasn’t cutting it for you
So, what do you guys think of the Honda City hatchback? We think it's a looker-so much so that we guess the idea of Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) potentially replacing the Jazz with this thing doesn't sting as much
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
Which one would you pick?
Pretend, for a minute, you're the boss of a big car company. The time has come for you to sign off on the development of a new, small electric car. And you have a number of options.You could take one
The vehicle has just been launched in the South African market
Yes, gearheads, Toyota has actually revived the iconic Starlet badge. Pleasant day, isn't it? Well, don't get your hopes too high, because this hatch was just launched in South Africa.Also, this new Starlet isn't exactly the modern iteration
The hot hatch just got even hotter
It appears Kei Miura isn't the only one who's been busy tinkering with the all-new Toyota GR Yaris. Japanese pro drifter Daigo Saito has also done his work on the hot hatch, and he's actually given it a
The finished product looks badass
It was only a matter of time until Kei Miura and the guys at TRA Kyoto got their hands on the all-new Toyota GR Yaris. They've now done their magic on the new hot hatch, and boy, does it look
Could this hot hatch be coming our way?
Aggressive styling, a lightweight 4WD drivetrain, 0-100kph in 5.5secs, and a turbocharged 1.6-liter mill that generates 257hp and 360Nm of torque. The Toyota GR Yaris is, in every sense of the word, a hot hatch. Don't take
Let’s draw a line between mobility and driving
The car as it is today remains saddled (pun intended) with the legacy of the horse-drawn carriage. In fact, the name is literally an abbreviation of automated carriage, and if I had a few hours to bore you senseless, I'd
How does the quirky new Suzuki fare against Toyota’s well-established hatch?
The local hatchback segment saw quite the introduction this year with the arrival of a brand-new nameplate in the Suzuki S-Presso. It's without a doubt a promising proposition in this price range, and on paper, it looks poised to
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.
Looking forward to seeing this in the metal?
It seems like our speculations about the facelifted Toyota Wigo are correct, as we have just received confirmation that Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) will launch the refreshed hatch in our market this month. In case you missed it, this model was the
Should Suzuki Philippines bring this updated hatch here?
A couple of months after fitting the Swift with a new hybrid powertrain, Suzuki has now given its popular hatch a facelift.The updates to the design aren't too drastic, though. Only the front fascia sees a slight redesign, with a
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