I did it, I finally bought an Alfa Romeo! After an entire childhood of dreaming and having had a taste of a Twin-sparked 1.6 147 many moons ago, I finally took the plunge, bought my very own Alfa and joined the fabled ranks of being a “true petrolhead”. She was a beautiful Bianco Pastello white […]Read more "And so this happened…"
This is it ladies and gents, 35 years in the making and after a slightly shorter period of hopeful anticipation, the new BMW M3 and M4 have finally landed on our local shores and thanks to the kind people at BMW Asia, we were given first dibs behind the wheels of the most controversial iterations […]Read more "A love letter from BMW: Driving the G80 M3 Competition and G82 M4 Competition"
Just like individualistic people, modern BMW Coupes face quite a challenge throughout their gestation period. Visually, while they might share similar underpinnings with their sedan counterparts, they have to carry their own distinct identity, familiar enough to sit within the same family yet special enough to set themselves apart and be appreciated for years to […]Read more "For the individual: Driving the BMW G22 420i"
While we might have covered quite a couple of early morning drive pitstops, I’m pretty sure there are still many gems out there left unturned, but until then, here are 5 more places to drop by after an early morning cruise. Once again in no particular order. 11: Tiong Bahru Bakery Safari130E Minden Rd, Weekend […]Read more "Yet another 5 spots for Car & Kopi"
Knowing that plenty of cafes and bistros are peppered around our little island, it probably didn’t make much sense to leave you dear reader with just 5 places to enjoy your weekend morning post-drive refreshment. So here’s another 5. Guten Appetit. 6: Common Man StanStanley St, Weekend hours 730am-630pm. Opening hours: ★★★★★Another early morning riser, […]Read more "5 more spots for Car & Kopi"
With pretty much zero to no chance of organising a car meet legally, enjoying the car life has been a somewhat solitary affair for the past (and future) few months. While driving with a posse of friends is fun, solo drives does allow one the freedom in choosing whichever road to go down, whenever. Incidentally, […]Read more "5 spots for Car & Kopi"
I don’t know about you dear reader but for me, 2020 flew by in the strangest way possible. It was not uneventful though I’m pretty sure most of you would have preferred it to be so, but at the same time, the days, weeks and months repeated themselves into such a blur it wouldn’t even […]Read more "Refreshed vibes: Driving the Mini Cooper S Countryman LCI"
While the rest of the local automotive World has taken a backseat due to “reasons”, BMW Asia and Performance Motors Singapore have decided to instead grace us petrol-heads with #BMWWorldSG. A showcase of BMW’s latest machines both virtually via an online digital showroom, and in the real world at Performance Motors and Performance Munich Auto. […]Read more "#BMWWorldSG kicks off with the BMW iX3 and the M3 / M4 Competitions."
3 years might not seem like a long time for most of us, but in the modern car world, it’s almost half a lifetime’s worth of fun out in the sun. About the same amount of time taken from when a car’s released to receive its first nip and tuck. While the G01 X3 has […]Read more "Mild-E boosted: Driving the BMW G01 X3 xDrive30e"
This is the all-electric Mini Cooper SE. Mini’s first foray into the ever-expanding world of Electric vehicles. With the marque’s reputation for delivering plenty of cheerful smiles per mile on the line, it has plenty to prove. Up front, is a single electric power-plant discharging a healthy 181 horses and 270Nm of instant torque. Those […]Read more "A Full charge of Fun: Driving the all-electric Mini Cooper SE"