A slightly redesigned look with a totally different engine
Maserati's entry to the luxury SUV segment, the Levante, first landed on Philippine shores more than three years ago. And now we finally get to see the refreshed version of this luxury vehicle launched in the local market.The new Levante
Feeling European for a day
To be honest, my Asian-centric mindset has always had trouble understanding the whole concept behind a grand tourer. Wikipedia defines it as "a performance and luxury automobile capable of high-speed and long-distance driving."That's quite the disconnect for
Yachts and tridents go hand in hand
We were invited by Autostrada Motore, the official distributor of Maserati in the Philippines, to participate in the 'City Escape Maserati Lifestyle Experience' recently. We assembled at the Manila Yacht Club, and, in keeping with the day's theme of luxury and
That's 582hp and 729Nm of torque
Maserati has stormed the 2018 New York International Auto Show-and the 542hp Jaguar F-Pace SVR's welcome party-with its own super-SUV. The interloper is the new Levante Trofeo, and it's aimed squarely at the new supercharged Jag,
The GranTurismo is a sight for sore eyes
In light of the company's success in 2017, Maserati's official Philippine distributor Formula Sports Incorporated (FSI) finally decided it was high time to bring in the Modena-based company's newest offerings: the new Levante, Ghibli, Quattroporte and of course,
A star-studded event
In my youth, I never imagined Italian luxury/supercar brands would call our country home, until businessman Wellington Soong, president of Autostrada Motore, decided years ago to make this a reality. Thanks to him and his sons, the awe-inspiring creations from
For when your Italian exotic needs service
Good news for Italian supercar owners (of a certain automotive group). There's now a full-service center for Ferrari-Maserati located at 3904A Quingua Street, Makati City, just a few minutes away from BGC. It follows Ferrari and Maserati's latest
A hodge-podge of luxury car brands
If there's one word that can best describe Shanghai, it's cosmopolitan. Aside from being China's financial hub, it's a municipality that represents a seamless blend of eastern and western cultures. Think Crazy Rich Asians except set in Shanghai
Our memorable encounter with a beautiful Italian machine
Style game on-point
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.When the Maserati Levante landed on our shores in October of this year, it was considered a pretty big deal. Understandable, especially taking into
Keep an eye out for them
In between liquidating shoot costs, filling cash advances and computing fuel consumptions for Top Gear Philippines, I regularly binge on Korean dramas to take a break. As much as I would like to avoid thinking about cars during these times, given the
Officially launched in PH
Earlier this year, Italian luxury carmaker Maserati pulled the sheets off the all-new Levante-the first SUV in the company's more than 100 years of existence. It's sleek, sexy, and now it's finally here. Maserati Philippines held the
A fine collaboration between fellow Italians
Maserati spares no expense when it comes to dressing up its vehicles in silk and other fine materials. In a partnership with Italian luxury fashion label Ermenegildo Zegna, the carmaker designed Zegna-inspired interiors for the Ghibli and the Quattroporte. Both vehicles
Ride a McLaren, an RWB Porsche or a Jag
This was the team of very knowledgeable car enthusiasts that won our first-ever quiz night held in Bonifacio High Street during the recent "Wheels & Grills" Father's Day weekend event. Now, how is this related to this story?Well, the guy
Mid-cycle update has us drooling
Now on its sixth iteration, Maserati's flagship sedan gets a subtle yet stylish refresh after three years on the market. The Quattroporte's original 2013 look receives nifty updates like a new front grille with active shutters that help reduce drag.
First sport-utility in the brand's history
The Internet age has seen almost every new car launch preceded by a bevy of spy photos, teasers and renderings. In fact, it would seem like a new model just isn't complete without a speculative shot or two. And probably one
When you want the better things in life
The motto of my high school alma mater, Don Bosco Makati, is Meliora Eligo. In English, it means: "I choose the better things." I have always liked the aspirational tone of this saying. It's a creed I try to live up
Passing on the love of cars to his sons
The father of high-end automotive brands Ferrari, Jaguar, Land Rover and Maserati in the Philippines, Wellington Soong, believes that passion cannot be imposed on people, not even on his own sons."To be candidly factual about it, I cannot force my
The segment is officially a trend
We just reported that Aston Martin will be joining the luxury crossover segment, with its DBX concept set to go into production. This comes just a few months after Rolls-Royce and Bentley had announced their own plans of fielding their respective
Only 22 months after inauguration
Maserati is once again in the news but for a totally different reason. Less than two years after the inauguration of the Italian carmaker's Giovanni Agnelli Plant in Grugliasco, Italy, it has already produced its 50,000th unit.The Giovanni Agnelli
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