Itsy Bitsy Spyder

  GLOBAL warming and rising temperatures offer arguments for and against convertibles. One school of thought is the amount of sunshine makes for a pleasant ride. If you have a Mediterranean...

The Great Pretender – BMW 730

The baby of the 7-Series comes in with a two-litre engine but a sticker price of over $400,000. Would that prove too confusing? By Kannan Chandran In a society that...
BMW X4

X4 – BMW’s Macho Machine

BMW UPS the macho factor for its X4 to help define the model's role in the brand line up. The X3 and X5 have more practical proportions, but with the X1...

Big Brother Is Watching And Waiting

THE road to the reality of George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984, is shortening. More so for motorists in Singapore. The upcoming satellite-based electronic road pricing (ERP) system boots us into the...

Arteon Is More Than Pretty Street Art

THE KURKUMA yellow metallic that envelopes the Volkswagen Arteon screams for attention. But if you set aside the colour, the gran turismo that the German brand is unveiling hints of...

The A6 That Almost Didn’t Make It

SOME unplanned offspring turn out to be blessings in disguise. So it was with the Audi A6, which started off as an unwanted child and developed into a bread-and-butter model...

Audi A7 Sportback – More Luxe Than Sporty

AS THE Audi family grows, the genetic resemblance begins to take more definite shape. While this may detract from model uniqueness, it does allow for variations within a limited framework. Audi...

Porsches On Parade

A racy bunch of Porsche cars are revved up and ready to zoom along the Formula One track at Sepang, Kuala Lumpur, as part of the German brand's impressive...

The X3 Boosts Its X Factor

AS THE model that started BMW down the sport activity vehicle (SAV for BMW, SUV for others) road, the X3 can be satisfied that it has been able to...
Audi Q5

Bigger And Bolder Audi Q5

AFTER you've driven the Audi SQ5, nothing much by way of SUVs will quite hit the spot for practical excitement. But that's not taking anything away from the "more sedate"...