With some added power, the otherwise cute Volkswagen Beetle is now quite the road beast.
Photos: Joel Tam Would you call the 1.4 TSI of the Volkswagen Beetle juiced? Well, yes and no. Yes because this particular car is no ... MORE
The RS 4 has landed! Audi invited us to get a taste of one of the first few units that breathed Singapore air. How could we refuse?
To give the RS 4 a proper welcome, Audi Singapore got Audi R8 LMS Cup driver Alex Yoong take the media out on a preview drive in the supe ... MORE
… The urban one, that is. Peugeot’s latest baby has landed and, curiously for this end of the market, it’s a diesel!
Photos: Joel Tam Since the 205 of the ‘80s, Peugeot’s best selling models have been its small ones, the 206 in particula ... MORE
Mercedes-Benz calls it the “rebel” of the family. Like most rebels, they may have some traits that you'll admire about them, but most prove to be very hard to live with.
Photos: Mark Wong Remember the original Merc A-class? What a shock that must have been when it hit showrooms in 1997, with its cupboa ... MORE
Mercedes may have launched this stylish looker here under the radar. But in our opinion, it should have been the star of the CLS range.
Photos: Joel Tam In case you don't already know, I'm a big fan of wagons. With that knowledge, I guess you can tell where th ... MORE
Volvo's V40 Cross Country is style and substance all rolled into one.
Photos: Joel Tam It’s the age of having the best of both worlds. Consumers these days demand an amalgam of sorts, and often se ... MORE
Last to the 3 Series family, the 316i may pack the least power, but it's so affable, it may just leave its middle siblings neglected by the crowd.
Photos: Joel Tam The honor of being our 1,000th article goes to this worthy BMW. No, it doesn't have 500 bhp, nor does it handle ... MORE
Volkswagen scores a hole-in-one with the new Golf. We drive it, only to find out that it has just bagged the coveted Car of the Year award. We couldn't agree with the judges more.
Photos: Joel Tam Having experienced the car earlier in Italy, we were thrilled to find out that Singapore was the first few countries ... MORE
How do we save the world without any super powers? BMW has the answer. Packing 335 bhp and 450 Nm, the ActiveHybrid 3 is both mean and green!
Photos: Joel Tam Essentially based on a 335i (which we like a lot), the ActiveHybrid 3 (let's call it the AH3) is what I'd te ... MORE
Audi's A6 Hybrid packs a combined power of 245 bhp and will save you some money too (if you drove it like it had 120 bhp)! But for the price, wouldn't a 3.0 TFSI make more sense?
Photos: Joel Tam We've taken the wheel of a quite a few hybrid cars recently. While I admit that the word 'hybrid' tends ... MORE
The new Peugeot 408 has a lot of room and packs some 'vroom' too. Can it take the game to the Germans and the Japanese though?
Photos: Joel Tam The French are really good at branding themselves with many of the most desirable things in life. Think Paris, Frenc ... MORE
To Malacca and back. Over two days. With less than a tank of diesel. We join Volkswagen on an epic trip up north to sample good food and great cars.
Photos: Low Fai Ming 'Mid-week madness' took on a new meaning when we embarked on a historic trip with Volkswagen on tuesday ... MORE
Audi bid's their naturally aspirated 3.2 V6 farewell, and the updated Q5 SUV impresses with a good drive thanks to a new 3-litre power-plant pushing 272 bhp and a hefty 400 Nm.
Photos: Joel Tam The first-generation Audi Q5 had a good take-up rate around the world and here in Singapore too. Launched with two ... MORE
In the past, if you wanted the hottest MINI, you could only get it with three pedals. Now the John Cooper Works range comes paired with an autobox that works (pardon the pun) surprisingly well!
Photos: Joel Tam What would racing legend John Cooper say if he found out that a range of cars that bear his name came with slushbox ... MORE
BMW's answer to Lexus' LS600hL is the ActiveHybrid 7, a large premium hybrid that offers both luxury and performance. From our time with the car, it seems to have succeeded in fulfilling both claims.
Photos: Joel Tam I've been driving a lot of premium hybrid cars in the past few months, and it wasn't until recently that I ... MORE
The Audi S5 got a refresh recently, we take one out on a date and remember why this is one of our favorite Audis.
Photos: Low Fai Ming The new Audi S5 has got a lot going for it. For one, it was already a winner from the start. Audi did the right ... MORE
Having owned the previous ST (2.5) before, I couldn't wait to get my hands on the new ST. Despite being a very different machine, Ford has indeed brought back the magic!
Photos: Low Fai Ming The previous generation Focus ST 2.5 was one of the best cars I've ever owned. Fast, solidly-built, chuckab ... MORE
Who would have thought? A 1.4-litre engine in a chunky sport utility vehicle (SUV)! That has got to be a really anemic drive for sure? Well, don't knock it till you've tried it, is all we can say.
Photos: Joel Tam I've grown fond of SUVs in recent years. The Volkswagen Tiguan is one model I really like. After driving it to C ... MORE
We drive the tranquil BMW 7 Series around the equally serene town of Magelang, Central Java, where the 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple Borobudur resides in.
Photos: Joel Tam & BMW Press Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty, Borobudur is as mystic as it is ... MORE
The seventh-generation Golf is out, and the first batch of cars will roll out of the factory in November. We get behind the wheel of the class-leading model to find out if it the new one still rocks.
Photos: Joel Tam Before we tell you if the new seventh-generation Golf is worth holding back your deposit until it arrives on Singapo ... MORE