It seems to be working, our plucky little car meet. It’s been slightly over four years since we first started having a regular series of “Cars & Coffee” styled meets over at Kiliney Kopitiam (hence the name “Kopi”) and how it has grown! From a handful of friends meeting up over eggs and toast, we […]Read more "We’re cool for the Summer – Cars & Kopi Summer 2018"
Representing the most exciting variants of the Mini family, the John Cooper Works badge used to be the sole reserve of the hottest 3-door hatchbacks from the marque. With the latest stable of Minis, however, that badge is now available on all future variants. While this might sound like a recipe for watering down the […]Read more "The answer is MINI: Driving the Mini F56 John Cooper Works"
Because modding is fun! And also because this flag was one of the little design details that i think really gave the car an extra bit of character. Which was why it was such a shame that these were only available for the first 5,000 cars built, including the press and demo cars. Which meant […]Read more "F l a g g a !"
I’ve driven quite a number of BMWs over the years, at least count, I think I’ve had the pleasure of sampling over 80 of Bavaria’s ultimate driving machines. But, embarrassingly enough, I’ve never driven a Mini before, and never really quite understood the appeal of anything other than their range-topping “S” or “JCW” models. Until […]Read more "One for all: Driving the MINI One 5-door"
In today’s day and age, having a fancy tagline proclaiming your product’s exceptional qualities is just not quite enough. Which is why when it comes to cars, automobile manufacturers spare no expense cashing out cheques their marketing departments are writing. From the tracks to the streets, competition between manufacturers is fierce, but for most of […]Read more "Through Their Paces: BMW Singapore’s Performance Fest"
Oh Tokyo. How you keep fascinating me with your myriad of cars running around your city streets. Every time i go, i see something new, something exciting and something totally unexpected. This time was no different. When you are in a place where many have proclaimed has one of the most amazing car cultures in […]Read more "TOKYO AUTO-OTAKU 2018: DAIKANYAMA MORNING CRUISE PART 2: Tokyo Tokyo"
Back in 2016, i did a series of automotive illustrations for our local quarterly held Cars & Coffee style meet before printing them out on art-cards and giving them away. It never occured to me to put them together until now. The cars are all my original artwork, the ladies are edited stock images from […]Read more "Cars & Kopi illustrated"