Through plenty of personal observation, I have formed a hypothesis. One which postulates that a significant percentage of Mini owners sit within a unique demographic of drivers. The ones when faced with a sea of mundane automobiles have chosen to walk by a different set of rules. The ones who value aesthetics over practicalities, joy […]Read more "A little ray of light: Driving the Mini Cooper S Convertible LCI"
It’s been months of futility searching for a Mini after my brief jaunts with a tragic Alfa 159 and VW Polo GTI with most of the cars I viewed having too dear an asking price coupled with much more work than I was comfortable with putting in or paying for. Nonetheless I continued to scan […]Read more "And finally this"
Yes, we’re slowly but surely getting there. Having had her engine bay painted and various chassis bits cut out and replaced with fresh metal, it was time to shift the project back into the workshop for numerous other things to be sorted out before a final trip to the bodyshop for paint work in her […]Read more "Project 2002: Back in the air"
Yes, things are definitely moving on Project 2002 but while progress is slowly being made on the car’s bodywork, there’s still plenty of mechanical things to sort out once she heads back to the shop after getting the engine bay receives a coat of fresh. I have not had a car that’s had to undergo […]Read more "Project 2002: Prim but not quite proper yet"
Welcome back mundane little daily cars! Welcome back used car dealerships! Welcome back tuning/GT Auto! (I wish building up my car is as easy and affordable!) Welcome back GT city map! Welcome back Gran Turismo! March 2022 cannot come soon enough!Read more "Welcome back GT!"
While 46% does sound rather good, given the level of online chat, I’m surprised it’s not even higher! I guess surveys take time to conduct and even more time to collate the results and as such might not be an entirely accurate representation of today’s sentiments. Nevertheless, this is a promising direction for the future […]Read more "BMW Group Asia study reveals 46% of Singaporean drivers are ready to go electric"
Turns out the little 02 is a wee bit more corroded than we initially thought and the original plan to replace just one of the frame rails has somewhat expanded a little. You can even spot hints of the original Golf Yellow paint underneath. Guess these panels have not seen daylight for the past 45 […]Read more "Project 2002: Rusty McRustface"
Like all lovingly crafted dishes, the secret to putting a smile on your customers’ faces lies not just in what’s added into the mix but also in the ability to select how much exactly to put in. The same can be said of cars. Big power, a finely tuned and well set up suspension, a […]Read more "The Right Ingredients: Driving the Mini One 5dr LCI"
With a 1.5litre 3-cylinder power-plant slotted under its bonnet, the BMW 116i is currently now the most accessible gateway into the world of BMW motoring but don’t let its entry level credentials fool you into thinking it’s a paired down build offering nothing other than its storied badge because it is quite literally the opposite. […]Read more "An engaging entry: Driving the BMW F40 116i Luxury"
There’s no denying it, the automotive landscape is undergoing a strong undercurrent of change that is at once hopeful, intriguing and exciting. Building on their years of research and development since the i3, the iX3’s launch in Singapore also heralds the arrival of BMW’s fifth-generation eDrive technology. With these rapidly evolving technological breakthroughs, we are finally […]Read more "Circuiting into the City: Driving the all electric BMW G01 iX3"