8.9

Test: Isuzu mu-X 1.9 RZ4E A/T

It’s funny how people can be such bandwagoners. Or at least suckers for a pretty face. Yes, the Fortuner is one slick-looking SUV (and one with that precious Toyota nameplate). And the Ford Everest has that rug...
8.8

Test: Foton Toplander 4×2 EX A/T

When the Foton Toplander debuted in the Philippine market three years ago with a price tag just under a million pesos, I thought it would sell like hotcakes. Here was an SUV in the Fortuner/Montero/Everest/mu-X...
9.1

Test: Ford Everest Titanium 2.2 4×2

Here’s an SUV that needs no introduction. The Ford Everest (together with the Ecosport and Explorer) is responsible for making the Blue Oval a top contender in total vehicle sales. It’s also responsible for mak...

The 700 Club

Way back in 1975, Porsche introduced the 911 Turbo, the fastest accelerating car in the world at that time (zero to 60mph in five seconds flat). It had 300 horsepower and was available only to a handful of weal...
9.4

Test: BMW 520d M Sport

The BMW 5 Series is the very first sedan (but not the first car) I ever fell in love with. I was probably in my pre-teens or early teens. Little boys usually gravitate towards bright red or yellow sports cars f...
9.3

Test: Peugeot 3008

French automobiles have long been regarded as among the most eccentric in the world, especially in terms of exterior styling and interior ergonomics. They’ve been bestsellers—in their home market, or at least i...

A bromance with Bimmers in Bromo

MOUNT BROMO, Indonesia—It’s not everyday you get to set foot on the volcanic sand bed of an active volcano. Even rarer is doing it from behind the wheel of an off-road vehicle. And rarer still from behind the w...