I must admit that I was one of those who underestimated the Suzuki APV. I guess it was because of its weird boxy shape appearance—some say ugly. But those preoccupied with the looks department have little between their ears and are bound to make stupid car purchases later. The APV II has a spacious cabin that […]

2011 Suzuki SX4 Crossover Review

Since its introduction in 2007, the SX4 has made Suzuki popular on the road alongside models from other brands like Ford, Honda, Hyundai and Kia.  And with the release of its 2011 model, the SX4 further boosts Suzuki’s reputation given its rally pedigree, good looks and respectable performance. The SX4 Crossover is powered by a […]

2011 Kia Carnival EX Review

Looking at it, the Kia Carnival has unmatched versatility in terms of accommodation, capable of adapting to the unique needs of any family or the demands of business. It delivers excellent performance, efficient space use, ease of comfort, a wide array of safety features, and most of all a ranking as a genuine MPV. The […]

2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS Review

2011 Hyundai Sonata Review Currently in its sixth generation, the Hyundai’s refurbished midsize sedan, the Sonata, is one head turner. If you’re asking “why?”, then all you have to do is see one for yourself and the answer will readily be served to you. Just look at those headlamps that are shaped like the eyes […]

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Review

AFTER winning the 2010-2011 Car of the Year-Philippines, we’ll take another closer look on the attributes and value of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. Lets start with the exterior. At first look, the Cruze has a striking appeal. It has a cutting-edge technology that will definitely get the nod of today’s discriminating buyers. The Cruze body […]

2011 Chevrolet Captiva Review

I have always fancied cross-over vehicles as I always look for value in anything. I like the tough & sport feel of SUVs yet I also look for comfort especially for the riders, my family. A family car is a very important vehicle as memories and bonds are fortified in many family trips taken in […]

2011 Ford Fiesta Sport Review

Being practical doesn’t always imply a sense of weakness. Take the 2011 Ford Fiesta Sport for example as it offers value for money in a very reasonably package. Easily recognizable are the vehicle’s headlamps and the attention drawn complemented on the lower bumper flanks by round fog lamps. The Fiesta is accented by elements like […]

2011 Suzuki GSX R600 Review

The Suzuki GSX R600 is one of the beasts that prowl the motorcycle middleweight class. So, when Suzuki Philippines handed over me their keys of the GSX-R600 for a long test ride, I felt like Loris Capirossi who was about to take my place on the grid of a MotoGP race. Upon straddling the bike […]

2011 BMW M3 Coupe Review

No one would be insane enough to pass up the chance to get behind the wheel of the 2011 BMW M3 sports coupe. It’s every motorhead’s wet dream: blistering acceleration, impeccable handling, braking power that almost defies physics, cat-like grip, and superb control. Compared to its rivals in the super sports coupe class—Audi has the […]

2011 Kia Picanto

With the rising costs of gasoline and inflation it’s only natural that a lot of people who want to buy cars will consider the price and fuel economy as major factors in their purchasing decisions. This is where the all new 2011 Kia Picanto shines. Not only is the Kia Picanto affordable at Php545,000, it […]

2011 Honda Accord

Honda Philippines recently launched the all new 2011 Honda Accord. The new Accord has significant upgrades from the 2008 current-generation model. The first and definitely one of the most important is the improved fuel economy due to the revised aerodynamics and optimization of the engine and transmission. This is a very important factor considering gas […]

Honda Brio

The Honda Brio will initially be sold in Thailand following the launch at the Bangkok Motor Show. It will have a 1.2-liter iVTEC engine (90hp) and is also very economical when it comes to fuel consumption (5 liters/100km). The Honda Brio will also comply with Euro 4 environmental standards. The Brio will have the usual […]