“We’re at the limit of the performance,” says Ferrari’s technical chief
It looks like it's going to be a busy year in Maranello. Ferrari's top guns have confirmed that a hybrid supercar is due within "the next two to three months." Not only that, we're also set to see five
It will have around 1,000hp
Oh yes, it's official: Mercedes is hard at work on a hybrid hypercar that will use the engine and electric motor systems from its title-winning F1 car.Not a watered-down version of the same engine, and not a turbocharged
Available in Japan market for now
While Subaru has built a reputation for building rally replicas like the Impreza WRX STI, it's still volume sellers like the XV that drive sales inside showrooms. Like its Forester stablemate, the XV combines the versatility and ruggedness of an SUV
As thrifty as 50km/L
We all know how amazing the new BMW 7-Series is. It's the kind of car that offers futuristic technologies wrapped in a contemporary design that will wow just about anyone who lays eyes on it. And it will make tech
The writing is on the wall
Honda Cars Philippines' marketing department must be working overtime. We had just uploaded our story about the new Civic Modulo variants when a new e-mail arrived in our inbox. However, this was a bittersweet press statement.HCPI has officially announced the
It just lifts up the spirit
Are there days when you ask yourself if you're happy? When we look around our world, it's not sunshine and daisies that greet us. We escape to a foreign country to relax, and we're greeted by gridlock when we
An ode to an ex-partner
It was the name I had wanted to give to my first daughter. But being single and not having any children, it seemed apt at the time to name my car Amber. She was a scarlet-red Toyota 86, delivered a few
At least in Germany for now
Leave it to Audi to always be at the forefront of vehicle technology. The German premium car brand is at the top of the heap when it comes to all-wheel-drive innovation with its Quattro system. Then there's the vaunted
Exciting times ahead for the luxury brand
It was only a month ago when Lexus wowed the world with the stunning LC500 luxury coupe. During the launch, Toyota president Akio Toyoda ended his presentation by saying that the new car was "only the beginning." While he was referring to
So, what makes it special?
The world is no stranger to hybrid vehicles. We've heard of nameplates like the Chevrolet Volt, the Honda Insight and, of course, the Toyota Prius. Now, Hyundai is set to join the fray with its innovative Ioniq hybrid.The sleek and
That's 8km/L more than last model
The first-generation Toyota Prius was, for lack of a better term, a revelation. It was the first-ever mass-produced full-hybrid vehicle when it first rolled off the production floor way back in 1997. Over the years, it has steadily
As long as the person is not corrupt
The alternative fuel bill, in its various iterations, has been dangled in front of us for so long it's not amusing anymore. This law is supposed to help hybrids, electric vehicles and other cars fueled by alternative sources become closer to
Japanese hybrid now on 4th generation
We all know that the Toyota Prius is an economical car. We've driven this amazing hybrid and achieved stellar numbers even while braving horrendous gridlock. So we're pleased that the all-new 2016 Prius still promises all this, along with
A fashionable four-wheel statement
This sounds ironic, but how much are you willing to spend in order to save money? Fuel efficiency is a popular selling point these days, with industry stalwarts like Mitsubishi and Isuzu demonstrating how ridiculously far you can go on a single
Is hybrid the way to go for sports cars?
The Volkswagen Golf GTI has practically defined the entire "hot hatch" segment. But while this car is a great drive, times are changing. Environmentalists are up in arms against cars like it--never mind that it's just a small hatchback. This
Too good to be true?
In August last year, we reported that BYD Philippines was bringing in the Qin, a plug-in hybrid sedan powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged internal-combustion engine and a 110kW electric motor. At the time, we quoted figures provided by
Do they just throw these away?
Back in the '90s, Toyota Motor Company changed the world by introducing a little car that could run on petrol, an electric motor, or both. The Prius, first introduced in Japan in 1997 and worldwide in 2000, was the first mass-produced
All 918 units of the hybrid supercar
In November, we reported that Porsche was close to selling out all 918 units of its 918 Spyder hybrid supercar, with the German carmaker saying that only "a small double-digit number" of the car was still available for prospective customers.Well,
Like it or not?
Mitsubishi has revealed that its Concept XR-PHEV, which appeared at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, "hints at the future design direction" for the Japanese carmaker's production vehicles in North America, and reaffirms the brand's commitment to the US
Time to order one if you haven't already
Only 918 units of the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar will be made by the German carmaker. If you're planning to buy one, you'd better do it now because, according to Porsche, it is close to selling out the model."
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