A mechanic and avid car nut shares his experiences
The art of car-flipping is a fast way to earn some dough, but being a high-risk-high-reward gig, it's not something a lot of people like to get their hands dirty with.While the main purpose of flipping
'Yun, nabebenta at pinapadeliver ko sa houses nila'
2020 was a very rough time for the local auto industry. The COVID-19 pandemic and its ensuing lockdowns left the local economy in shambles, and this is a hole carmakers and consumers alike are still struggling to climb out from more
Water under the bridge
Luxury sports cars aren't usually top of mind when it comes to daily conversation, but for a time back in 2011, Porsche was in the evening news and the talk of the town.The reason? Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III had bought
Should be a hoot to drive
Online auction sites truly are the gift that keeps on giving.This listing comes courtesy of CarAndBids.com. At first glance, yes, it's a Subaru BRZ. Closer inspection, though, will reveal that it's undergone a significant transformation, albeit one you
Before the Urus, there was the LM002
The Lamborghini Urus? It's one hell of an SUV, all right. It's practical, thanks to its size and height advantage over stablemates like the Aventador and the Huracan, but at the same time, it packs a 4.0-liter twin-
Did you keep yours?
Need a little motivation to hold on to your most cherished rides? Besides priceless memories and sentimental value, you'll want to refrain from dumping cars into the secondhand market because they may one day turn out to be highly valued collectibles.
Too much?
You don't need to do much to make a vehicle like the Nissan GT-R stand out. It's that impressive to look at. Some people, though, can't help but splash on a fresh coat of paint or play around
Why not play some vintage Adele before reading on?
Unless you've been living under a rock with no Wi-Fi for the last few months, you'll be well aware that Sebastian Vettel will race for the new/rebranded Aston Martin Formula 1 team from the 2021 season onwards. Perhaps
It’s for sale, too
SUVs have come a long way over the past couple of decades. Suspensions are plusher, safety features are more advanced, and car manufacturers keep on finding ways to pack convenience into each new model generation. It's a drastically different segment now
Should this be a thing in the Philippines, too?
You may have noticed lately that car manufacturers have been taking parts of their sales operations online to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic. Making vehicles accessible remotely, through the convenience of virtual showrooms and the like, is pretty much the ultimate
We kinda wish it came with an iPod, too
Movie memorabilia is a big business. Remember Luke Skywalker's lightsaber from The Empire Strikes Back? That cost someone $450,000 in 2017. Or how about Marilyn Monroe's famous dress from The Seven Year Itch? That sold for the bargain price
Each unit has undergone a 211-point inspection and certification process
Planning to buy a car because of the current public-transport issues we're facing? There's no shortage of deals right now. Toyota, for instance, has extended its latest sales promo till the end of June, allowing you to drive home
It is currently up for sale online
Finally, a way to own a brand-new BMW 7-Series without having to put up with that outrageous grille. And what a 7-Series-an E38-era 740i, complete with a 282hp 4.4-liter nat-asp V8 and small wheels,
The online secondhand-vehicle scene can be tricky to navigate
It has been many years since I last bought a brand-new vehicle. Ever since discovering the wonders of secondhand vehicle shopping (both cars and bikes) and the joys of depreciation (as in you let someone else bear the brunt of it),
Any rides you regret letting go of?
Think long and hard about that ride you're planning to sell. Ask yourself if you actually need to let go of it-and whether or not you're going to regret it for the rest of your life if you do
The secondhand market is booming
First it was known as Sulit, then it became OLX, and now our favorite website for browsing secondhand cars that are more affordable yet still beyond our reach is called Carousell. Still going strong after seven years, Carousell Philippines is bullish about
Super convenient
I was in the market for a secondhand ride for the family, and I was lucky enough to find a good deal. After agreeing on a price and shaking hands, it was time to do the paperwork to transfer the name on
That's pretty steep
Fancy owning a pristine Honda Civic SiR equipped with Mugen accessories? If yes, you'll be happy to know that there's one such example floating around, for sale, on social media.Asking yourself why, considering the vehicle's immense popularity,
A look at Filipinos’ buying habits
This year, many car and motorcycle buyers had to take the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law into consideration one way or another, whether it was with the higher price tags of vehicles or the adjustment to their income taxes.
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