Articles about Retro

Forget restomods—this is full-on genetic engineering
Its maker plans to start deliveries in 2023
Curious-looking thing, the Alpha Ace Coupe. It looks as though it was designed for a Pixar movie, or perhaps the next Grand Theft Auto game. But no, it's an actual car that you can actually buy. Well, these appear to
This is Bavaria-based Crooked Motorcycles’ masterpiece, the ‘Nightcrawler’
Ladies and gents, this two-wheeler you're looking at is called the 'Nightcrawler.' And as far as gas tanks on motorbikes go, this has got to be one of the sharpest-looking tanks we've ever seen.This is a customized
Oh the lovely cars
Long before Grand Theft Auto popularized the video-game crime spree, Chase HQ had you playing on the right side of the law as an undercover cop called Tony Gibson. Joining Gibson was his trusty partner Raymond Brady and, more important, his
An oldie but most definitely a goodie
No real-time tire degradation or dynamic weather systems here-just you, a generic red convertible (that, if some Italian lawyers come knocking, definitely isn't a chop-top Ferrari Testarossa) with a charming 16-bit blonde in the passenger seat, and
A combination of retro looks and a modern drivetrain
The Porsche 911 Targa is already a fairly retro-looking thing. But not retro enough for some, it seems. Which explains why 992 people are being given a chance to make their brand-new Targa look several decades older, while spending £27,
Some subtle touches that add a bit more pizzazz to the tiny 4x4
One of the best traits of the Suzuki Jimny is its compatibility with aftermarket goodies. There's a wide range of modifications that can be made to this quirky little 4x4, and we were lucky enough to see a few examples firsthand
Those were the days
More than anything else, the original Dodge Viper RT/10 is a poster car. No, really-for one particular staffer in TG Towers, the Viper was the very first poster he ever put up on his wall.And why wouldn't it
Naturally, it's an EV
Don't worry, it's still 2019. Despite its '40s cutesy retro styling, this new-yes, brand-new-Morris JE is a thoroughly modern thing. Because it's fully-electric.Dig even deeper and you'll find yet more modern tech. That
We can totally get behind this
This is the Vision Mercedes Simplex concept, and it will never be put into production. Nope. Not a chance. Won't see the light of day. Ever.Still, looks fantastic, doesn't it? It's clearly just a design exercise to blend
Retro bikes are turning the world upside-down
If you happened to be cruising along the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) the morning of August 26, then you've might have seen around 150 big bikes all heading north in a long, two-column formation. Those were Ducatistis en route to
‘I need more saddle time to boost my riding confidence’
Despite getting only a few hours of sleep the night before, Melanie Marquez arrived on schedule at Megatent with her son Manuel 'Mel' Lito Marquez Lapid for an interview with Moto Sapiens. "Kahit kulang ako sa tulog, I couldn't say no
It’s a viral hit
I learned to drive using a Toyota. My dad and older cousin taught me how. It was a 1994 Corolla XL 'big body' variant, which was the base model at the time. It had a 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine mated
No stress allowed
Waking up at 4am on a Saturday sucks. There must be a good reason for me to rise that early, or else only a giant crane can get me out of bed. There are only three things that I look forward to
Street food, scorching heat fire up bromance
Bow tie or neck tie?Choosing between these two clothing accessories took more time from rider-participants of the 2017 Distinguished Gentleman's Ride (DGR) Philippine edition than prepping up their ride for this grand annual parade of two wheelers. The DGR
Meet the Effeffe Berlinetta
Many of us salivate at the thought of one day owning an old, classic sports car. Unfortunately, if we do somehow manage to buy the car of our dreams, we still have to deal with the maintenance problems that come with owning
From the guys of Motor Union of Manila
I'm a huge fan of automotive-themed clothing, but throw in a retro vibe and I just have to have it. These things are hard to come by, you know. So, when Top Gear Philippines photographer Ian Magbanua told me about
More performance details have emerged
Last year, we featured a car that blended the look and feel of a '60s retro gran turismo, with the reliability and power of modern mechanicals. That car was known as the Speedback GT. Back then, it was just about to be
A list of infamy for April Fool's Day
The automobile as we know it today is a marvel of modern engineering. It is a machine refined and improved through decades of research. But along the way, there have been mistakes--what-the-hell moments where carmakers learned the hard way
A restoration job tastefully done
How does a car owner truly make a ride his own? There are two ways to go about this. The first is to load your car with off-the-shelf parts for performance and aesthetics. The second is to really dive in
With modern refinements, of course
The term "retroing" is popular in the world of sneakers, where Adidas and Nike revive popular models for wide release. But, thankfully, it seems carmakers also do rereleases. Toyota just announced that it will once again sell the 70 Series-generation of
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