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Two too far? Have We Reached The Limit Of Downsizing With The Three-cylinder Engine?

It is a strange world to be living in when the most exciting enthusiast car of the year is a Toyota Yaris with a three-cylinder engine. Okay, there is more to the Toyota GR Yaris than its squashed bodybuilder physique.  Underneath its inflated arches lies a bespoke three-cylinder engine and a melange of chassis parts lifted […]

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Peugeot 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered – Long Live the Prince!

Who would have foreseen BMW and PSA’s love-child, the “Prince” engine is still soldiering on in 2020? That’s not all. Despite BMW moving onto its own engines, the 1.6-litre Prince is still the top petrol option of PSA’s model range. And now it is used to power the company’s new performance flagship, the Peugeot 508 […]

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Jaguar has a solution to the touchscreen infotainment problem

I’m not a fan of touchscreen infotainment systems in cars. Let’s get that out of the way first. I even made a whole rant about it as a guest writer on Wapcar.my. Furthermore, I suspect that I might not be the only one with this opinion. Many are wising up to the difficulty of using […]

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Koenigsegg Gemera is the most revolutionary car since the F1

If there is one thing you should know about this site is that it rarely covers new car launches. Not out of inattentiveness but out of sheer apathy. Ever since perfecting the wonders of platform sharing and streamlining product lines, the automotive industry has been a cavalcade of cookie-cutter creations with barely enough authenticity to […]

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Remembering the 991-generation 911

Considering that we have walked on the moon, overcame the consumption, and synthesize materials that will outlast our own collective existence, it is rather galling that we as a species are often given to the side of pessimism. A remnant of our Cro-magnon survival mechanism it may be, pessimism has not only ensured that our […]

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The car that taught the world not to be afraid of the future

With the 2010s drawing to a close, it would be very remiss of this site not to join the year-end tradition of dedicating a commemorative epilogue to be tossed into the trough of the internet. But where does one begin? Even in the context of the automotive industry, the 2010s reads like a Greek epic […]

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Autonomous cars and the perception of reality

As the clock counts down to the end of 2018 talking heads will definitely be going over the big events of the past 365 days. Most certainly there will be a lot of talking points when it comes to international events, politics, and a tiresome triade of celebrity gossip, but when it comes to tech […]