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A weekend dream drive with the Porsche Cayman S

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INSIDE the Cayman’s simple yet functional and classy interior

Metro Manila isn’t the friendliest of places to own a sports car. The BIR will most likely go after you. And that’s assuming you can live past the traffic, and getting in and out of a low-slung sports car without knocking your head on the roof or dislocating your knees, which has happened to me getting in and out of a Lamborghini Gallardo. Yet I’ve had the pleasure of driving others people’s sports cars on our hallowed (hole-y?) Metro Manila roads: a Lamborghini Murcielago, a Ferrari F430, a variety of Porsche 996 Turbos, a 997 GT3 Mk1, and now this, the Porsche Cayman S.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Columnists,Motoring | Read More »

Safety reminders when driving in the rain

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It’s the rainy season once again, so here are some tips to keep in mind when driving in the rain to ensure you get to your destination safely, in time and with the least amount of stress possible. The key ideas here are visibility, the ability to see as well as be seen, and control, the ability to be in perfect control despite the poor road conditions and the increment weather.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring | Read More »

Mr. President, please personally look into the Edsa problem

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In the fight to improve the traffic situation on Edsa, there have been a number of “solutions” presented. Which pose a serious question: Is the government turning communist?

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Inquirer Columns,Motoring | Read More »

A dedicated traffic czar may be the answer to the Edsa puzzle

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EDSA is now  called the biggest parking lot in the world

Servicing no less than 350,000 vehicles and millions of people, Edsa is the country’s main artery, so it’s important to our economy, our government and our citizens. And yet nobody seems to be ensuring that all is well.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Spreading the Bentley wings into the new world

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THE W12 Mulliner offers more standard goodies and toys for the well-heeled and stately enthusiast.

With a powerful emerging market in Asia, it didn’t come as a surprise that Bentley Motors held its global media launch and test drive of the all-new Flying Spur ultra premium luxury executive sports sedan at the fabled capital of China, Beijing recently.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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