Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015   

Golfing green
The new Volkswagen e-Golf, priced at HK$369,880, is one of the latest pure electric vehicles to be introduced in the local market. Hong Kong is in fact Asia's first market launch for the electric-only hatchback with a quoted maximum range of 190 kilometers.

Along comes a Spyder
Members of hong Kong's automotive media were given an exclusive opportunity to get up close and personal with the territory's first Porsche 918 Spyder supercar at the brand's showroom in Kowloon Bay.

Long and short of it
First unveiled in Hong Kong last August, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class saloon won critics' acclaim as well as customer approval. At the start of the year the local importer introduced the estate version of the model, further strengthening the appeal of the C-Class.

Power Drive
Hong Kong is well documented for the abundance of car enthusiasts and their prized collections of automobiles, but it is not much of a paradise from a driver's point of view.

Safety first
Obviously i'm not a taxi operator in Hong Kong. I can't pretend I have any clue when it comes to the important factors that have a bearing on an operator's decision on which taxi model to get to replace the oldies.

Right on Q
Infiniti Hong Kong organized a press preview for the new Q70 sedan last week. Infiniti global operations vice president Gaby-Luise Wuest is pleased with the progress the brand has made since it relocated its global headquarters to Hong Kong in 2012.

Road less traveled
The Lamborghini Veneno is significantly rarer - and much more expensive - than all the other models the brand has produced in recent years. It is planned that 12 units, three coupes and nine roadsters, will be produced.

Fits you to a t
The Lexus NX200t was launched in Hong Kong last week at prices that start at HK$479,000. Its the second model in the all-new NX series, a mid-size crossover, and comes hot on the heels of the NX300h Hybrid (HK$449,900 up), first unveiled in August.

Poetry in motion
Named the 2014-15 Car of the Year Japan, the Mazda 2 beat out the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the BMW i3 in the most prestigious automotive accolade on its home turf.

A piece of heritage
Volkswagen enthusiasts are probably aware of the heritage of the Golf. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the most popular European car model.

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