While many Hongkongers shivered through the Lunar New Year holidays, a few Porsche Boxster owners might have gone for a drive.Friday, 3 February, 2012, 12:00am
While many Hongkongers shivered through the Lunar New Year holidays, a few Porsche Boxster owners might have gone for a drive.
Their convertibles are cars for all seasons in Hong Kong; cool in summer, protective in monsoons and one of the warmest places in town in winter.
When you drop the Boxster's hood, the cold air whooshes over the driver's head.3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Porsche usually identifies its sportiest cars with the initial 'R', for racing, as in the rare 210 horsepower 911 R of 1967 and the current 911 GT3 'R' track star. So local fans were rapt when the German marque unveiled its Cayman R at Pacific Place.8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Unless you are a big fan of local soap operas, the name Aimee Chan Yan-mei might not ring a bell. Or at least it didn't until rumours of her romance with TVB heartthrob Moses Chan Ho began circulating a few months ago. Now, the beauty queen turned actress is popping up all over town, promoting everything from cosmetics to luxury sports cars.28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Gearing up for the Olympics
The Collectors Car Club of Hong Kong (below) celebrated the 200-day countdown to the Olympic Games with a 25-car display at the Anchor Street Football Ground and then drove for 20 minutes around neighbouring Tai Kok Tsui. 'We encountered a lot of happy faces and welcome hands along the streets,' says the club's spokeswoman, Connie Lau.26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
What drives it? A mid-mounted 245 brake horsepowered 2.7-litre six-cylinder horizontally opposed 'boxer' engine with Tiptronic S five-speed automatic transmission, and active suspension on 17-inch light-alloy wheels.
How fast is it? Quick, with a 0-100km/h in 6.1 seconds; top speed: 258km/h.30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am