Category Archives: Wheels

May 04

New MINI Countryman Makes Me Long for a Country House

Those of you who know me personally will probably remember that I have a soft spot for Minis. For a few years, I used to drive a 1989 Rover Mini. It was a Flame Red special edition but Cooperized with white racing stripes and bodywork by the previous owner, the most fun I had on […]

April 15

Suzuki Gets Serious with the Ciaz

After being teased for months on billboards along Manila’s major thoroughfares, the Suzuki Ciaz is finally here. Launched last Wednesday, the subcompact is positioned as an ideal city driver for the sensible Asian market. And why not? God knows we need something a little bit more practical to use in these damnable Manila roads. To […]

February 03

Gran Trail Cycles Opens Latest Branch in Kapitolyo

Here’s some great news for bike riders in the Pasig area. Cycling purveyors Gran Trail Cycles has just opened a branch along West Capitol Drive in Kapitolyo, its latest store and first for the year. It opened its doors last Tuesday but I’m told its Grand, er, Gran opening will take place in March. That should give them some time to fully […]

October 21

Back to the Future X Toyota Mirai

Following the much-watched, much-enjoyed Toyota Mirai teaser video reuniting Back to the Future stars Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, Toyota has finally released the full 5-minute video, dubbed “Fueled by the Future.” In the video, Fox and Lloyd (we can’t not think of them as Doc Brown and Marty McFly) are introduced to Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell technology, a real […]