Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) has updated the Mitsubishi Montero Sport, giving its front and rear fascias a design that’s both familiar and new. Up front, the Montero Sport’s Dynamic Shield design concept has evolved to create “an impactful presence on the road” with its defined triple-slat grille that blends with the …

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BMW is recalling seven units of the all-new Toyota Supra after it has determined that the said units have a driver’s safety belt guide loop mount “that may not have been welded to specifications.” Filed by BMW of North America with the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) …

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A year ago, on September 2018, Lexus unveiled the Lexus LY 650, a yacht that it co-developed with Marquis Yachts and was inspired by the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept it unveiled in January 2017. At that time, Lexus said that the first completed production-version will be finished in the second half …

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Independent local petroleum company Seaoil is the first to roll back the prices of its oil products following last week’s PHP2+ price hike. As of 6 AM today, September 30, Seaoil’s gasoline price is down by PHP1.45/liter followed by diesel at PHP0.60/liter and kerosene at PHP1/liter. Total Philippines has also …

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Toyota and Subaru have agreed to a new business alliance “with the aim of further developing and strengthening their long-term partnership,” starting with the “joint development of the next-generation Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ.” In addition, both companies will also jointly-develop all-wheel-drive models “that offer the ultimate sensation in all-wheel …

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The 2019 Tokyo Motor Show is going to be a special one for Subaru as it says ‘Hello’ to an all-new model and ‘Goodbye’ to an iconic engine. Saying ‘Hello’ will be the all-new, second-generation Subaru Levorg, albeit in its production prototype guise. “Taking full advantage of its latest technologies, …

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Nissan Livina

In February 12 of this year, a lightly-disguised, Nissan-rebadged twin of the Mitsubishi Xpander was spotted on the road in Indonesia. For the uninitiated, we reported about this back in July 2018, following Mitsubishi’s entry to form the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance. A week later, that Nissan-rebadged Xpander twin was launched as …

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After announcing its return to the Philippine market in a few months’ time back in April 2019, the Mitsubishi L300 is officially back in the country, albeit now equipped with a more modern, environment-friendly Euro 4-compliant engine. Following months of testing pre-production prototypes, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) began assembly …

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Back in May 2019, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari SF90 Stradale, the Italian carmaker’s first series-production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. With its 986 hp output, a weight-to-power ratio of 1.57 kg/hp, and 390 kg of downforce at 250 kph, Ferrari calls the SF90 Stradale as the first V8 to top Ferrari’s …

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Maserati Philippines has launched the Maserati Levante Trofeo, the most powerful version of the Italian carmaker’s midsize luxury crossover. First launched in March 2018 at the New York International Auto Show, the Levante Trofeo has a 3.8-liter Twin Turbo V8 engine made by Ferrari that has been mated to a …

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Chinese car brand Geely made its return to the Philippines official yesterday with the launch of the Geely Coolray, a compact crossover that’s packed with features that aren’t out of place of most midsize and even full-size luxury SUVs at a price point that isn’t too far off of most …

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Last July, Sojitz G Auto Phillippines (SGAP) was officially appointed as the importer and distributor of Geely cars in the Philippines. And yesterday, September 25, SGAP formally celebrated the launch of the Geely brand locally by introducing its very first model to the Philippine market: the Geely Coolray compact crossover. …

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For the first time ever, Ford is offering aftermarket leveling kits for the Ford Ranger and the Ford F-150 “for even better off-road performance and greater vehicle customization.” “Ford Performance Parts developed these kits to make the off-road experience even better for our Ranger and F-150 customers,” said Eric Cin, …

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INEOS Automotive, “a subsidiary of INEOS Group, a leading manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals, and oil products” has revealed that it is creating what could possibly be the true spiritual defender of the classic Land Rover Defender. Although Land Rover debuted the next-generation Defender at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show, …

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British United Automobiles Inc., the authorized distributor of MINI in the Philippines, is now accepting orders for the exclusive MINI 60 Years Edition to celebrate the marque’s 60th anniversary. The exterior of the MINI 60 Years Edition complements the interior to create a harmonious look and feel from end to …

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