What racing is all about
To celebrate the Mini's 60th birthday, at this year's Goodwood Members' Meeting there was a special one-off mega Minitastic race. No less than 60 pre-1966 racing Minis got together to form the Betty Richmond Trophy which promised to
“It doesn’t come across like a restomod—it feels like an optimization”
The city of Bradford does not, generally, come top of the list when you think about automotive startups. It might have the best Industrial Museum in West Yorkshire, operate a bang-up-to-date National Science and Media museum, and do a
It literally had to be pulled out of there
We're told that this Datsun 280Z, before it was all matte and blue and new, was literally "pulled out of the owner's living room" in Germany. Literally. The windows of the house had to be taken out.From there, the
We have a secret meeting with the M2’s great-grandfather in Japan
Once upon a time, there was an era when turbocharging wasn't just seen as the master key to unlock the laborious WLTP labyrinth. Back in the day, turbos came with a capital T and were toys the naughty boys at the
“Love it or loathe it? There is no middle ground with this thing”
We think it's safe to say the new Lagonda will be nothing like the old one. Not one bit.The Lagonda 'Series 2' arrived in 1976, complete with wedge-tastic styling that looked like no car anyone had ever seen before,
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,
It traveled each and every highway
Some of you younger folks out there might not be familiar with "Ol' Blue Eyes," but perhaps you've heard his infamous karaoke hit. We don't recommend you go out and sing it at your next videoke party, though-people have
It's from 1958
According to diehard Land Rover enthusiasts, 75 percent of all old Land Rovers ever produced are still running today. If you find that hard to believe, there is one Series II that surfaced recently that makes that claim quite believable. This is
For when you're ready to give up on your old ride
This arrived in our inbox recently. Do you share the same problem?Hi Top Gear Philippines, Meron po kaming Toyota Corolla 1994 GLi na hindi na umaandar. Marami na din pong hindi gumagana na parts like busina, radio, aircon, signal lights, at
This guy has exceptional taste
We initially thought Dominic Ochoa was an actor who merely happened to be into cars. After spending time with him, we now realize it's the other way around-that he's a car nut who just happens to be in show
A treasure in the PH car-enthusiast community
Many a racer began their career behind the wheel of this very popular commuter car. a mainstay in slalom events, the Toyota 'KP' Starlet was (and still is) the toy to have if you wanted to take your first steps into grass-
A small off-roader that has a big following. Here’s why
Ever since the Daihatsu Feroza's local introduction back in the late '80s, its smaller-engined variants had been deemed inappropriate for the Filipino buyer's taste, so thankfully for us, we always had the beefier 1.6-liter version. This-combined
It'll have you on the edge of your seat
Okay, admittedly we got a lot more excited over this video than we probably should have. It's a clip from the 2018 Goodwood Revival's Settrington Cup--which is basically a couple of dozen kids racing Austin J40s (the
Old made modern
Infotainment system upgrades can be a serious matter for fans of old school rides. On one hand, you have the convenience of Bluetooth connectivity and navigation features, but on the other, you're almost certain to mess up the classic vibe
Classic Fords go under the hammer
World class automotive specialists Silverstone Auctions has unveiled its list of lots for the annual September Sale-with legendary Fords taking the center stage. Here are some fine examples.This 2006 Ford GT, which is one of just 27 UK-delivered examples,
Who remembers this workhorse?
Once upon a time, the Isuzu Gemini ruled Philippine roads. It was tough as nails, easy to maintain, and delivered excellent mileage. These once a-dime-a-dozen cars were eventually taken for granted, hence their rarity today. Good luck finding one
This vintage Merc will leave you at a loss for words
Older Mercedes-Benz models are known by their nicknames, allowing the casual fan to identify them the way aficionados would know the actual chassis codes. The 1959 W111 would inevitably be known as the Fintail for the prominent extensions atop its rear
One of the finest examples we have ever seen
During the very first day of the Philippine International Motor Show last September, the first car that caught our attention was a Capri Blue Toyota Land Cruiser. Upon taking a closer look at it, we thought, "We just have to feature this
Not everyone is a fan of the wild CSL
The 3.0 CSL is one of the most iconic models ever produced by BMW. More than 40 years have passed since this ultra-rare homologation special competed in European touring-car races, and it remains on the wish list of almost
Do you remember driving one?
Ah, the owner-type jeep. For some, this vehicle was nothing more than a tacky or worn down old coot, covered in chrome and equipped with only the barest essentials: A set of wheels, an engine, and a steering wheel and pedals.
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