Lamborghini Retires its Manual Transmissions

Going the way of the Porsche 911 GT3, Lamborghini will be retiring its manual gearboxes with them making one last appearance in a limited-run, rear-dr...

21 Apr 2013
2014 Mercedes Benz S-Class

Towkays, get your chequebooks ready. The new 2014 Mercedes Benz S-Class looks set to raise the bar for flagship sedans across the industry as it closes the gap with ult...

13 Apr 2013
Feeling Good

With the property boom in full swing, showflats are a regular sighting across the island. Having occasionally accompanied friends with much deeper pockets than myself to these pop-up...

7 Apr 2013
The Full Story

The Porsche 911 GT3 is a scorcher of a machine. Powerful, aggressive, responsive and just plain fast, it achieves its superlative performance through an ingenious blend of engineer...

29 Mar 2013
One Armed Bandits

A quick glance at cars on the roads yields the sight of what seem to be driverless cars. No hands are visible on the steering wheel, although a driver is present in the right se...

17 Mar 2013
Car ownership after Budget 2013 Part 3

In this third installment of our three part series focused on Budget 2013, we discuss the effects of the recent MAS measures on COE. 

11 Mar 2013
Anonymous I heard that banks aren't giving the full 60%/50% loan. With higher monthly installments, it is a bigger risk for them.
11 Mar 2013
Evan On the flip side, buyers who can afford the upfront payment and larger loans will see their cars "break-even" immediately, servicing less interest but on the principle.
12 Mar 2013
Locomoto @Evan - We must also consider the opportunity cost of using so much cash upfront. Think of the money that could have been earned by investing the money in a REIT or long-term FD.
13 Mar 2013
Evan Clearly the gahmen is forcing the people to weight the opportunity cost isn't it. Sometimes, buying a car is an emotional one and many would withdraw their FD to get their hands on one.

13 Mar 2013
Budget 2013: Motoring Implications

Major regulatory changes are set to affect the motoring industry after Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam outlined key changes to the tax structure for the...

27 Feb 2013

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