2019 was a rather memorable automotive year for me, having finally brought home a BMW 2002 after yearning for one for decades, it was also a year which brought me closer to the Mini marque thanks to the kind folks at BMW Asia and Mini Habitat Singapore. Sending me across the World to visit the […]Read more "60 years young: Driving the F55 Mini Cooper S 5 Door 60 Years Edition"
After a short hiatus of about half a year, it seemed like a pretty good time to have another one of our auto-otaku gatherings. It’s been a rather interesting year for the local automotive enthusiasts with several events held throughout the year, a reason why I was initially hesitant to have another Cars & Kopi […]Read more "A Superb ///Morning. Cars & Kopi Autumn 2019"
Waking up early on weekends isn’t something most people do. Which is also why for those of us who enjoy driving, it is the only time for us to put on our fancy driving shoes, take the dusty covers off our cars and get stuck into our favourite tunes as we potter around what limited […]Read more "Chasing classic haze"
Earlier this week, BMW Asia launched their latest 1 Series on Singapore’s shores. Now simply called “The 1” (as opposed to “The 1 Series”), the new 1 promises more space and more usability for those wanting to get into their first BMW. Interestingly, BMW has also launched this car in partnership with not Jet Li, […]Read more "BMW’S The 1 Lands in Singapore with Lazada"
For those who’ve been keeping track, yours truly had unexpectedly managed to win a full month’s worth of access to, erm, Access by BMW. A new automotive subscription service by BMW that promises all the joy of having a BMW to drive, without the commitments that come with vehicular ownership. Coming from an owner’s perspective, […]Read more "Accessing Joy: Day 01"
I always look forward to driving a Mini. Be it the base model One to the top-tier John Cooper Works, these funky vehicles have never failed to delight through their design or their dynamics. This, of course, translated to an enjoyable weekend spent with the 2019 Cooper S Cabriolet. Mildly revitalised and tweaked for 2018/2019, […]Read more "Never a dull moment: Driving the F57 Mini Cooper S Cabriolet"
It’s quite hard to imagine it today but back in the post-war era of the late 1950s, BMW was in dire straits. Their cars were either outdated, too expensive or simply not making enough money to keep the ailing manufacturer afloat. Even though the Bavarians had some new models on the drawing board, they simply […]Read more "Neue Sensation: 1973 BMW 2002"