Articles about Old School Cars

Both are awesome, but you know you want one more than the other
We miss the old days
A few weeks ago, we asked you to send us old photos of you and your rides, and you guys didn't disappoint. You see, we love seeing those old and faded photographs because they bring us back to a much simpler
‘Warriors, come out to play-i-ay’
If you're familiar with that line, then you've probably seen The Warriors, a turf-battle street-gang themed movie in the late '70s. This Honda CB750 turned Cafe Racer was inspired by that film. So, as Cyrus says, 'Can you
Sometimes, auto mode just doesn’t cut it
Any photographer knows that going full auto and letting the camera do all the work isn't always the best way to go, and this is particularly true with automotive photography. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started on
Send us those old nostalgic photos and you might get featured on our website
It's never a bad idea to look back on good memories. So now we'd like you, our readers, to share those moments with us.You may have read our Sagada road trip story from over a month ago. In that
End of an era
That's all, folks. The Volkswagen Beetle, one of the most memorable nameplates in the history of motoring, has moved on up to the big, shiny garage up in automotive heaven. The last units of the iconic ride have rolled out of
A car that 'pogi titos' will appreciate
Ramon Bautista takes us back to the '80s in his 'box-type' Mitsubishi Lancer. With its iconic design, simple but practical components, and short list of safety features (driver/passenger seatbelts and the occasional dangling rosary), this Lancer is a certified tito
Good taste
If you're a follower of Coco Martin on social media, you know that the erstwhile Cardo Dalisay likes his cars.The Ang Probinsyano star has been pictured with a number of drool-worthy rides, including a modified Ford Mustang GT muscle
Nothing quite like an old-schooler track day
Show car, a daily car or a race car? Having just one classic vehicle in my garage, I'm faced with the dilemma of choosing a career path for my beloved 1981 Toyota Starlet. This little yellow car has joined a mini
Only 227km on the odo
This, ladies and gents, is the little engine that could, but in this case didn't. Yes, this adorable slice of anti-exotica has rolled over just 227km of road in its 40-year life. Or, for the maths fans among you,
Old-school beauty at its finest
They say cats have nine lives, but we'd wager that the same idiom could also apply to old-school cars that stand the test of time. Take the Toyota Starlet, for example. The diminutive Japanese car became legend over its lifetime,
It was back in 1989
Long ago, before the Greenhills Promenade was even remotely an idea, the parking lot in front of the Greenhills Theatre would fill up with all sorts of cars starting at 9pm. Toyota was fully represented with KP Starlets and Corollas of the
A true shakotan experience
Arvin Nogueras, aka Caliph8, is an accomplished visual and sound artist who just happens to like old-school Japanese cars. His 1979 Toyota Cressida follows the principles and styling guidelines of shakotan, which means "vehicle with body lowered" and represents one of
A Shakotan sled
Arvin Nogueras, aka Caliph8, is an accomplished visual and sound artist who just happens to like old-school Japanese cars. His 1979 Toyota Cressida follows the principles and styling guidelines of shakotan, which means "vehicle with body lowered" and represents one of
What's old is new again
The 2018 Trans Sport Show is underway at the SMX Convention Center. As you'd expect, there are plenty of cars on display for you to ogle at--JDM icons, supercars, and every aftermarket accessory and part you could possibly imagine.Then,
A few hidden gems that titos will love
The first day of the Manila International Auto Show is always filled with excitement and anticipation. This yearly event draws a massive crowd, and we are fortunate to be part of it. But what has become a habit is heading to the
A father, a son, and a Volkswagen Sakbayan
My late father was a man I quite looked up to. I told myself that if I end up even just a quarter of the man he was, I'd be set for life. Though we had our differences at one point
Make the most of the experience
There are many ways to describe the experience of owning and driving an old car. If you're like me and you're on your 26th year of owning a now 50-year-old automobile, there's a myriad stories to be
A perfect 'patina car'
There's a special place in our hearts for cars that still wear factory paint. Such classics are survivors of a different variety, and they tell more stories than their fully restored counterparts.These kinds of collectibles are called 'patina' cars, and
Our retro wish list
Our brothers over at FHM Philippines recently reported that the legendary Nokia 3310 is going to be sold again in all its brick-shaped, rock-hard glory. This news got some '90s kids (including the younger TGP staffers) excited to see a
Hobby cars are never really finished
Fifty years ago, American automobiles were all the rage in this country. And one of the most popular cars to have back then was the Ford Mustang.This particular example is a 1968 mod­el owned by Mr. Felipe Fajardo, which he
  • TGP Rating:
    /20

    Starts at ₱

    TGP Rating:
    /20
    Starts at ₱