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SUVs

Leader of the pack

The BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe seems bulky in Hong Kong traffic, but the luxury crossover makes sense if you are travelling into Guangdong for business or a game of golf.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:54pm

Designer Lau brings stylish fashion sense to Land Rover's launch of Evoque Prestige edition

Land Rover has rolled out a new edition of its award-winning Range Rover Evoque with a fashion-inspired spin by local designer Henry Lau.

The carmaker, known for building tough cars with off-road potency, is aiming to hit the sweet spot combining efficiency, performance and luxury with the new Range Rover Evoque Prestige edition.

11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Posh spices up Evoque

One of the highlights of the Beijing Auto Show was the Range Rover Evoque Special Edition. A collaboration between Land Rover and designer Victoria Beckham, the crossover will be a collector's item as only 200 will be built.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Evoque evokes memories

Land Rover started out in 1948 as the maker of solid four-wheel-drive vehicles for farm, safari and military uses, but broadened its range with the luxe Range Rover in 1970.

Then came the Defender (1983), Discovery (1989), Freelander (1997) and the fast Range Rover Sport (2005).

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

'Dragons' roar into town

You will have to look hard to spot a SsangYong car in Hong Kong. Acquired in February by Indian vehicle manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra, the South Korean marque produces rarities on local roads, such as the Stavic diesel sports utility vehicle, Actyon sports diesel 'ute' and the Mercedes-Benz-like Chairman limousine.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

A welcome addition

WAKE UP, commute to work, log on and log off. It's a familiar routine for office dwellers worldwide but one that many are breaking as more and more forward-thinking firms allow staff to work from home.

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Latter-day warriors take to the steppes in their Hummers

On a recent drizzly day in Ulan Bator, the Mongolian capital, Terbish Bolor-Erdene became de facto grand master in an unlikely parade.

The 30-year-old entrepreneur led a procession of shiny new Hummers through the Mongolian capital, pausing briefly at the city's central square before rumbling out to the vast steppes of this north Asian country.

16 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Design combines power and luxury

Introduced in 2005, the Range Rover Sport was designed to be Land Rover's high-performance GT adaptation of the venerable Range Rover, the car that defined the SUV long before the term was invented.

19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Don't fence me in

Land Rover's new top-of-the-line Range Rover might not be the most practical luxury drive in Wan Chai, but it's a tonic in the commuting grind of an overcast Wednesday morning outside Fo Tan.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Officials under fire for buying luxury SUVs with quake funds

Authorities in Beichuan county, one of the worst-hit areas in the Sichuan earthquake last May, are under fire over allegations that they misused disaster relief funds by buying luxury SUVs.

23 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Footdown

Bike show victory for Vectrix

The Hong Kong Police's Vectrix electric bike was the star of last Sunday's packed Motorcycle Show 2008, say the event's organisers. The little plug-in ride the Post tested in May and which Footdown featured last week is undergoing the force's road trials and was named Bike of Show at the event's concours.

8 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

AT A GLANCE: Volvo XC90 2.5 T2

What drives it? A transversely mounted 2.5-litre five-cylinder

all-wheel-drive engine with a five-speed automatic transmission.

How fast is it? This model makes 0-100kmh in 9.9 seconds, with a limited top speed of 210km/h.

29 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

High roller

Launched in 2002, Volvo's XC90 quickly made its mark in an already crowded sports utility vehicle sector, receiving more than 50 international awards for its safety, design and environmental care.

29 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Get out of my way

Enjoying the fruits of financial success has practical benefits. There are plenty of more sensible, cheaper SUV wagons, but none says 'I've made it' - while carrying an extended family in comfort - like a Mercedes-Benz GL500 does.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Footdown

The Hong Kong-Beijing Classic Car Rally may seem more intimate than its original billing when nine cars head for the capital from the Harbour Plaza hotel in Hung Hom at 10am tomorrow.

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

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