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  1. Wacky racers

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... preconceptions about cars. From Russia comes luxury. The flowing lines and even the name of the debutante Russo-Baltique Impression mark a shift in gear for Russia's motor industry. So does ... to hand-build and has a 555 brake-horsepower Mercedes-Benz engine that's said to give the car a top speed of 304km/h. The production run will be limited to 16, and the only model on show has ...

  2. The Magnificent Seven

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Carl Yuen

    ... Ever dreamed of taking off in a Maserati GranTurismo? Or do you long to sip champagne in the back of a Maybach? Carl Yuen chooses his seven most desirable, luxurious and thrilling cars ... by a fanfare each time it's 'performed' in public. And with the roof hidden in the boot, there's no tonneau cover to interrupt the car's sensual contours from nose to tail. ...

  3. Footdown

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Here are our awards for 2007. Car of the year: The Audi R8, even if the dealer said all stocks were sold. Surprise of the year: Seeing the 450-brake horsepowered, 4.7-litre Competizione 8C ... as luxurious, and could be cheaper to run. So Toyota Prius wins again. Thanks for nothing award for most misunderstood car: Toyota dealers Crown Motors in September introduced the 10th Corolla, ...

  4. Well-heeled customers fuel 300pc rise in SAIC Motor profit

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... self-branded cars and expanding distribution. SAIC Motor launched its first self-branded car, the Roewe 750, in January with a 2.5 litre petrol engine. The company plans to launch a second model early next year, which will be shown at the Guangzhou International Car Show next month. In addition, the SAIC-GM venture yesterday said in a statement it would invest 1.6 billion yuan to build ...

  5. Toyota, Honda rev up China sales

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... as they expand in the world's second-largest car market. Toyota, a partner of First Auto Works and Guangzhou Automotive Industry, said its mainland sales would increase 30.7 per cent this year ... Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Foreign carmakers and their mainland partners are expanding output, cutting prices and rolling out new models as the soaring economy fuels demand. China ...

  6. Russians look to Chinese cars while other makes take the back seat

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... director of NAMI, a car research centre that represents Russia at international safety-standardisation bodies. The mainland-manufactured vehicles were comparable in quality to Russian cars- which ... Joyce Man in Moscow Dmitry Sereda has not one but three mainland-made vehicles. 'I love Chinese cars. They're really cheap,' he said. 'And the quality is not bad.' ...

  7. Footdown

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... two-night trip to the Mondeo's regional launch in Singapore. The five-star safety rated car will also attend the Macau Motor Show, at the Venetian Resort and Hotel, November 16-18. A great body of work Manila Sports Car Club steward Eddie Salonga was impressed with the displays at the Classic Car Club of Hong Kong's recent Chater Road Show. 'I was particularly pleased to see ...

  8. Footdown

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Philippine Plaza, in Pasay, Manila, has a new fleet of BMW 730Ld long-wheelbase limousines (right), according to the marque. The hotel, whose bay-front garden has been used for car shows, also has ... an anorak quiz: 74,205 cars have been built at Hethel between 1967 to July 31 this year, including 31,300 in the past 10 years. Can you name all 17 production models? Test yourself. Answers: Lotus ...

  9. Footdown

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... Hoon has tweaked a Volvo C30 to give it 50 more horsepower. 'The car becomes 268ps now, and more exciting is the fact that the tuned version makes a lot of people change their feeling ... 100km/h in 6.5 seconds, tops at 235km/h and drinks 7.8 litres of gas per 100km; the 3.2 quattro S tronic hitting in 5.9 seconds, topping at 155mph, for 29.7mpg. The cars are loaded with Le ...

  10. Bumps on earnings road spur a shifting of gears

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by James Lee

    ... every year and kept the firm relatively free of the host of problems besetting other car majors and the industry. But of late Nissan has hit some bumps, prompting Mr Ghosn to declare ... in not coming up with more, and better, models. Also, with rivals leading in creating innovative cars with environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient engines, Nissan has a lot of catching up to do. Mr ...




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