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How does the new Ferrari fare against its rivals from Aston Martin, Bentley, and Porsche?
Seventy years in the business and still going strong
There are different types of vibrations. As the Beach Boys and any good sex-toy salesman will tell you, there are good vibrations. But there are also bad vibrations. Vibrations that are unrelenting and worrying; oscillations that can loosen any lug nut,
Our kind of graveyard shift
Main image: 'The Late Show,' shot in the summer of 1992, at an abandoned drive-in theater in Coalinga, California. Lit with gelled strobe.Cars, cameras, and coffee: Three things that gearheads gravitate toward over the years, in varying degrees. Which explains
How well does the newcomer fare against its more established rivals?
Believe it or not, it's five years since Porsche lopped two cylinders from its base Cayman, tacked on a 718 badge to evoke some history, and ignited the bottom half of the Internet in the process. A lot has happened since
“Off-road, electricity is king”
We lost the trees a few miles and about a thousand meters ago, the tough, battle-weary grass losing its quiet war with the terrain not long after. Now it's just lichen and rocks, the top of this mountain a bare
Does it really have the measure of these illustrious racing machines?
Homologation. Stupid word. Responsible for some of the most exciting cars ever to have turned a wheel, and yet 'homologation.' You can't abbreviate it (go on, try), you can't make it sound sexy or cool (again, have a go-maybe
We discover why it’s possibly the best luxury car on sale today
Rolls-Royce's Ghost is powered by a 6.75-liter twin-turbo V12 that makes 849Nm of torque from just 1,600rpm. That amount of twist from such a modest crank speed is one of the things that makes the Ghost
Hopefully, this feature will come as standard in all cars in the future
I was rarely up early during my college days-as much as possible, I avoided signing up for 7am classes. My parents, on the other hand, used to leave for work at around 6am at the latest. They never wake me up
Eagle, Alfaholics, Singer, GTO, Bond’s DB5—they all contain lessons modern supercars can learn from
I have a recurring dream in which the chief engineer of the latest pointless 800hp supercar is standing there, telling me how great his new creation is. "Zero to 240kph in seven seconds, 370k top speed, Inconel headrests, blah blah." My face
Two American giants collide, the old-timer muscling in on the startup’s patch
As punch-ups go, this is right up there with David and Goliath-the irony being that Ford is the challenger and Tesla is the giant in this ring. Tesla's value recently topped $600 billion-a staggering 16 times that of
Truck Wars 2.0 officially begins
In 2015, then Nissan Philippines president Toti Zara made a bold announcement when the Japanese carmaker launched the current generation of the Navara. "Let the truck wars begin!" was his battle cry.It was a daring challenge to the Navara's competitors
The trusted MPV is still here, and it won’t be going away anytime soon
If you were to ask me what I think the most important Toyota of this generation is, I'd tell you it's the Innova. Not the Fortuner, not the Hilux. Not even the king of subcompact sedans itself and one of
It has us excited—and hopeful—for what the brand has in store for us next
It feels like Maxus has entered our market in an unorthodox fashion. Unlike other Chinese carmakers such as MG and Geely, Maxus arrived with a big lineup-literally.Instead of the usual crossover- or SUV-stuffed roster we see from other marques
How much lifestyle is too much lifestyle for a lifestyle SUV like the T-Roc Cabriolet?
The borough of Elmbridge, Surrey. That's who to blame for this situation. No, not the fact that I'm currently parked in a pool of brown water, or that the back seats look like a T-Rex has sneezed chocolate milkshake
Each unit is hand-assembled and takes up to 5,000 hours to make
Continuation models-a newfound phenomenon of the car industry and a prickly talking point for moneyed collectors. You may have noticed a load of them sprout out of factories in the last few years, normally for crazy prices. There's been continuation
These specialists take restoration to new heights
It's the upper steering-column housing. I'd been looking for a way into this story to try and encapsulate the astonishing attention to detail in a relatable way. So, here we go. As far as possible, when you order a
In most cases, the best Honda is the one you can rely on
I still remember the first Honda I saw on Philippine streets. Back in my high-school senior year, my classmate Howard drove a 1994 Honda Civic EG hatch to school. Being older than us for, er, certain reasons, he was legally of
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
At this point, all the Toyota Fortuner has to do is show up
Thirty thousand, two hundred and twelve. As of October 16, that's how many people clicked on our story of the 2021 Toyota Fortuner's tentative prices, according to Google Analytics. As anyone who browses the Internet regularly would know, clicking signifies
The spec sheet promises good things
You know you're getting older as an automotive journalist when manufacturers start building cars for people younger than you. I was born in 1990, and it wasn't so long ago that I fell into the target age group for entry-
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