Articles about Premium Cars

Cue envy
We could ogle good-looking cars all day long. I mean, we kind of already do that and consider it another day in the office. But even if motoring journalism weren't our day job, we'd still get a kick out
And that's just the trailer
Earlier this week, Warner Bros. dropped the trailer of the upcoming movie Crazy Rich Asians. And if you haven't guessed yet what the story is about based on the title, it's about a middle-class, American-born Chinese woman traveling
A new luxury brand has arrived
It didn't take too long for this Korean luxury car to reach our shores. At the 2017 Manila International Auto Show, the Genesis G90 full-size sedan was unveiled and took a spot at the Hyundai booth. The G90 is the
Showmanship backed by substance
Once upon a time, medieval Spanish soldiers fought bulls as a training exercise. The townsfolk looked forward to seeing these bloody man-versus-beast spectacles, which, pretty soon, began happening in the town center. It wasn't long after that the first
Simply stunning
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. To describe the all-new Lexus LC500 as anything short of a masterpiece would be a sizeable disservice to the vehicle. This car is
A different kind of M car
An M badge! Is this a hardcore BMW 7-Series, then? No. That's the wrong way to consider the new BMW M760Li. Although it has a 6.6-liter twin turbo V12 developing 602hp and 800Nm, can hit a 304kph top
Going out in style
The current Rolls-Royce Phantom has been around since 2003, if you can believe it. Of course, a 14-year run isn't a patch on the 22 years enjoyed by the previous ultra-exclusive Roller, the Phantom VI. But that was
It's called the J50
What's the one thing better than a new Ferrari? A surprise new Ferrari. The Italian carmaker has announced, somewhat out of the blue (or red...), the J50. It's pretty wild, we're sure you'll agree.It's a limited-
Set to rival Mercedes C-Class and BMW 4-Series
Welcome, everyone, to the Audi A5 Cabriolet-the convertible version of Audi's popular A5 Coupe. And predictably, it's not that different from the car(s) on which it's based. The roof's gone, obviously, and in its place is
Tales from its London dealership
Perhaps as a sign of wealth going down from senior gentlemen to young businessmen, Rolls-Royce will release a line of Black Badge editions soon. These are "extreme" variants of the Ghost and the Wraith, targeted toward younger clientele.In line with
Is this luxurious enough for you?
Last week, we reported that Hyundai would be launching its very own luxury brand called Genesis. According to that story, the upscale Korean brand, created in the same vein as Lexus, Acura and Infiniti, will have a unique identity to set it
Hyundai now has a luxury brand
The dictionary defines the word "genesis" as "the beginning." The Christian Bible has the Book of Genesis, which talks about the origin of creation. And now, Hyundai has launched its new era in luxury motoring via a sub-brand by the same
Over 5 generations since 1982
Milestones are reminders of how far we've come. For the Mercedes-Benz C-Class model, an achievement has been reached recently. Ever since it went on sale in 1982, over 8,000,000 units of the German carmaker's compact sedans
A first for the Japanese luxury brand
The latest hotcake product has finally arrived for Lexus Manila, and this has enabled the Japanese luxury brand to outsell perennial premium-segment leader BMW--at least for a month. We're talking about the turbocharged gasoline NX model, the NX200t, which
To complement mainstream fleet
Nearly a year after GrabCar launched its ride-sharing program in the Philippines, the company is now repackaging its operations by launching the GrabCar+ premium service.For GrabCar+, the service deploys midsize sedans and SUVs like the Toyota Camry and Fortuner. Also
Some guy you most likely know already
On July 2 last year, it was reported here for the first time that British carmaker Aston Martin was coming to the Philippines. At the time, we wrote:A person privy to the ongoing negotiations has told that another
Which specific models sold well?
Asian Carmakers Corporation, the exclusive distributor of BMW vehicles in the Philippines, notched for the German automotive company the 12th consecutive year of being the top-selling premium car brand in our market.According to Glen Dasig, ACC executive director for sales
Based on the S-Class
Mercedes-Benz has put on sale its first-ever plug-in hybrid model, which "blends an ultramodern hybrid drive configuration with the unique innovations and the luxurious equipment and appointments of the S-Class."The German carmaker claims the S550 Plug-in
You'll be surprised
One of the hottest topics in the automotive world right now is the global recall of all 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 units. According to the German automaker, it is inspecting all engines of said model, and that "Porsche is informing the owners
An iMessage chat gone hilarious
If this is your first time on our website, let me introduce myself. I'm the editor of Top Gear Philippines. Given my job and position, I'm friends with executives in the local automotive industry. Which means I pretty much enjoy
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