What drives it? A 3,456cc, 24-valve, DOHC V6 engine linked to a six-speed automatic transmission. How fast is it? The 274 brake-horsepower Alphard gets to 100km/h in 9.1 seconds, with a top speed of 180km/h, the dealer says. How safe is it? It's fitted with 11 SRS airbags, an electronic stability program, electric power steering, traction control, anti-lock braking and brake assist, steering assist and a parking camera. How thirsty is it? It goes 9.5km on a litre of fuel 'under 10.15 mode'. How clean is it? The Alphard meets Euro IV emissions standards, belching 244 grams of CO2 per km, the fug equivalent of two Smart ForTwos. How much is it? HK$550,270 from Crown Motors (tel: 2866 1020).