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Perfect for old-school car owners
Here's a dilemma any owner of an old-school ride can relate to: You want to upgrade your ride's head unit, but hold off from doing so because you don't want a state-of-the-art setup messing with
With 638hp under the hood and alligator leather all over the interior. Really
You know a car is something special when 'alligator-trimmed wool sun visors' reside on its spec sheet. And this 1949 Hudson Coupe really is special. It's been heavily breathed upon by Icon, a company we know well for its work
There's a lovely story behind it
Forgive us, but the story of this one-off, 1939 Bentley Corniche is just too rich to gloss over quickly. Our journey begins way back in the late '30s, with the specter of World War II looming...A young Greek racing driver
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
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
Just recognizing what this is qualifies you for tito status
Check out this radio: What you're looking at is the iconic Pioneer KP500. In the '70s and the '80s, this by far was the most popular head unit here in the Philippines. If a vehicle-whether it was a private car,
Does this video take you back?
There's always that one relative who never tires of going on and on about how much nicer things were back in their day. To him or her, 'back in my day' applies to everything: music, television, politics, and of course, driving.
One fun retirement ‘raket’
There's life after retirement-even for cars. For example, this classic red fire engine, which has proudly put out fires for over three decades in Michigan, has traded in hoses for taps after finding its new calling as a converted beer
Vintage cool gets modern tech
It might look like a pre-war vintage bike at first glance, but this is brand-new. First previewed in late 2018, the Nmoto Nostalgia takes retro bike builds to a new level.The man who started the 'Nostalgia Project' is Alex
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-
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