Equal amounts of power
Following the footsteps of the smaller displacement turbocharged 911 Carrera range are the new Boxster and Cayman-now called the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman. PGA Cars, the authorized distributor of Porsche in the country, unveiled the new duo at Whitespace Manila
Our consumer editor weighs in
At this year's Paris Motor Show, there was a somewhat sad mood as the show was a tad smaller versus previous years. Nevertheless, there was enough eye candy to go around. Here we take a look at the cars that captured
Because everything is better in red
Using the word "sexy" to describe a group of cars might seem odd to non-gearheads. But one look at Mazda Philippines' display at the 2016 Philippine International Motor Show will quickly make a non-believer support our choice of adjective. Maybe
Lotus PH distributor shows off cars
Back in February, we reported that the Autohub Group of Willy Tee Ten was bringing British car brand Lotus into the country this year. The time is almost here. In fact, the distributor now has a formal name: Lotus Cars Manila.And
Are the prices justified?
So, you already know the prices and the colors of Kia Philippines' latest compact-car offerings: Forte (sedan), Forte Koup (coupe) and Forte 5 (hatchback). Aside from that basic information, we're sure you're itching to know what's really inside
How much are these new compact cars?
Good things indeed come in threes.Just as we told you last weekend that Kia Philippines (aka Columbian Autocar Corporation) was going to launch three versions of the Forte compact car, so it happened tonight. The distributor of the Korean carmaker hopes
To strengthen its product lineup
The Kia Forte is kind of a market oddity. It was made available in our market, but we never really saw any promotional efforts after the quiet introduction. The high price kept most buyers away, and the local distributor seemed to accept
New Legacy and Outback launched in PH
Excitement and cool factor aren't what come to mind when we think of midsize cars. Words that we associate with big vehicles are comfort, space, wafting and golf. But that's not necessarily the case with Subaru. Motorists who buy the
The Korean brand goes big time
Yesterday, ahead of the Manila International Auto Show, Columbian Autocar Corporation (aka Kia Philippines) launched two heavy hitters that will certainly make the market sit up and take notice. The first is the all-new Grand Carnival, a long overdue update to
Spotted at Bangkok Motor Show
As we've said before, the Bangkok International Motor Show is a very useful barometer to foresee what's coming to our market. So if you keep an eye on what gets launched in Thailand, you already have a good idea on
They're coming to PH soon
The food isn't the only thing that's spicy in Bangkok. The latest iterations of the Outback crossover and the Legacy sedan were launched last week, and Top Gear Philippines was there to witness it.There's an obvious shift toward
From Thailand's Eco Car Program
Thailand's Eco Car Program is currently dominated by Japanese automakers, but that will soon change. Two American car manufacturers have been approved by the Thai Board of Investments for the second phase of the program.Known for their pickup trucks and
Time to fix your car-purchase plans
With all due respect to other car brands, we believe it's safe to say that the most-awaited new model in our market right now is the second-generation Toyota Fortuner--as well as, to a lesser degree, its twin chassis
How would you rate these figures?
On September 18, Honda Cars Philippines will officially launch the Brio mini hatchback and the Brio Amaze mini sedan at the Philippine International Auto Show. Last week, we already gave you the price estimates for the two new Honda models. To quote
Which one is for you?
Honda Cars Philippines president Toshio Kuwahara has already revealed to TopGear.com.ph what the variants of the Brio mini hatchback and the Brio Amaze mini sedan are.According to the Japanese executive, the Brio will have two grades: a top one (
Including M3 and M4
At BMW Group's "Mobility of the Future" press conference today in Makati, the German carmaker revealed that a total of 16 new models will be released to the global market in 2014. Of that number, four new cars are sure to
Also, the GT-R could finally be introduced
A source within the Nissan network has told TopGear.com.ph that the newly established Nissan Philippines Inc. is launching the all-new X-Trail within the year, either in the third or the fourth quarter. The new compact SUV to be
Are you waiting for these hatchbacks?
It looks like 2014 is the year Honda Cars Philippines is getting back its mojo. The trimester isn't really over yet and the Japanese automaker has already launched two all-new models: the Accord and the City. And now the company
See the complete specs list
Yesterday, we gave you the four variants of the all-new Mazda 3 for the Philippine market. And then last night, we were first to announce their prices on our Facebook page. To recap, the four Mazda 3 variants and their prices
How do you feel about the figures?
Last week, we gave you a guesstimate of what the launch prices of the all-new Subaru WRX and WRX STI would be. Quoting Motor Image Pilipinas marketing manager Saul Babas, we said that "the WRX's price is around P1.8
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