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What say you, purists?
No factory Corvette has ever been this fast. Or this electrified. Marking 70 years of one of the world's most famous car names comes a bit of a shock: the all-wheel-drive, hybrid Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray.Yes, it's
Which of these subcompact crossovers offers the best value for money?
The subcompact-crossover segment is arguably one of the most loaded segments in the market right now. A lot of customers-first-time buyers or otherwise-are now looking to these vehicles for their next purchases because of their near-SUV size
All pumped up
I've been tootling around in the new Kicks for a week now, eco-running here and there, sitting in traffic a few times, and occasionally gunning it just to feel that sweet, sweet electric torque. And all I can think of
Could this version find the same level of success in PH?
The next-generation Toyota Innova is about as surefire a release as they come in the Philippine market. With a familiar badge, seven seats, and a recognizable name, the MPV is destined for success locally.There is one question mark, though: Will
So that straight-six Mazda previously showed us was actually a hybrid
When Mazda gave us our first sneak peek at the new CX-90, we got an idea of what type of powertrain we'd be getting-a six-cylinder. What we didn't know then, however, was that this six-cylinder would
The Department of Energy is considering allowing this
Despite joint efforts to further promote the use of hybrids and electric vehicles here in our country, we understand that the vast majority of motorists are still reluctant to make that switch. But if you're already on the fence about it
The C-HR Prologue concept is a preview of the next-gen crossover
Toyota has revealed its intention to build a second-generation of its C-HR crossover, by building a car that reveals its intention to build a second-generation C-HR crossover. This is the Toyota C-HR Prologue.And it looks about
This model’s design has come a long way
The all-new Toyota Prius is finally out in the open. And would you believe it? The damn thing actually looks good.Toyota has ditched the awkward lines and uneven design cues and found a balance between optimized aero and something that
Rotary revival...sort of
Mazda is practically synonymous with the rotary engine. Also known as thr Wankel engine, the folks from Hiroshima first used it in the '60s with the Cosmo sports car. Other car manufacturers dabbled with the quirky engine, namely Citroen, Chevrolet, NSU,
The popular hybrid has just been revamped
Let's shift our attention away from the next-gen Innova for a minute and turn our eyes on the other new Toyota that's just broken cover: the all-new Prius. This reveal comes just a few days after the first
The full reveal is in a couple of days
For a while, the Toyota Prius was the go-to for motorists looking to save at the pump. In fact, the model was the premiere name when it came to hybrids-provided you didn't mind driving around in something that looked
It's not the anonymous '90s blob anymore
Remember the Opel Astra? Well, we won't judge is you don't. But if you're still curious about them, Rüsselsheim has premiered the GSe-badged version of the (still popular in Europe) car.OTHER STORIES YOU
No V8, no problem(?)
AMG's decision to equip the new C63 with a 2.0-litre hybrid four-cylinder powerplant instead of a thumping great V8 is a controversial one for enthusiasts. And, as it turns out, not one that was forced onto Mercedes by
Find out how much this hybrid costs inside
Toyota isn't the only manufacturer that's been busy injecting hybrids into its Philippine lineup. Lexus, the brand's luxury counterpart, has been bringing cleaner offerings in as well.The latest hybrid to become available courtesy of Lexus Philippines is the
Would you like this to be sold in PH?
Just a couple of days left until the 2022 Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS). By now, many of you likely have your itineraries for the event figured out (at least if you aren't planning on circling the whole venue)-although a
The Japanese luxury brand is going green
Lexus Philippines has just announced that an updated version of its UX subcompact crossover is now available in the country. Like its stablemate, Toyota, the Japanese marque is determined to provide more environmentally friendly options for our market. In line with that,
This is what the elder Sainz will drive soon
Ah, the RS Q e-tron. Even its name suggests complexity, a need for very specific knowledge of both Audi and its intent. If someone were to ask us to explain it, we'd first ask, 'How much do you want to
Yes, Toyota has released yet another Gazoo-fied model
Once upon a time, Toyota went ham with the Yaris Cross and dressed it up with a boatload of Gazoo Racing parts. We'd point out how that one seems a bit too overboard, but you probably knew that already.Now, Toyota
Check out our walkaround of Nissan’s newest local offering
Most of the fuss surrounding the local release of the 2023 Nissan Kicks has to do with what's under the hood. It runs on the brand's new e-Power powertrain, which could be a godsend for Filipinos who are particular
It was just previewed at the 2022 Indonesia International Auto Show
A few months ago, we floated the idea of the Toyota Raize Hybrid-Daihatsu Rocky e-Smart Hybrid-making its way to our market. It really seemed like a long shot then, seeing as the vehicle was only available in Japan where
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