Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Friday, August 29, 2014   




Wraith squadron
Rolls-Royce motor cars presented Asia's first touring exhibition of the brand in Hong Kong, hosting an exclusive brand showcase at the iconic Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, for two days early last month.

Fiesta time
Once a Ford person, always a Ford person - I cannot prove if this is always true, but I am definitely a case in point. I was conceived in a Ford, born in a Ford (1938 Coupe), and raised with a series of Ford half-ton pickups as the family cars.

Style reborn
With two million units of the first generation on roads worldwide, Nissan has announced the launch of the 2014 second-generation Qashqai in Hong Kong, courtesy of Honest Motors.

Follow the leader
Audi has always been ahead of the market - I recall the Hong Kong launch of the first Audi A8 with MMI. One of my friends was so impressed, he actually bought the car just to have the MMI. Please note: he already had an A8!

Art that moves you
For more than 40 years, the BMW Group has initiated and engaged in more than 100 cultural projects worldwide. Previously a key sponsor of ART HK, BMW has been the official automotive partner of the Art Basel show in Hong Kong since 2013.

Well-kept secret
In October 1989, in Tokyo, we witnessed the world premiere of the Infiniti Q45 and its Lexus counterpart. In early 1990 we saw the Hong Kong launch of the Lexus, but not a peep from Infiniti. We heard the Q45 was launched in the United States and selling well.

Lone ranger
To me, this half-car, half-truck Ford Ranger means a rough-terrain vehicle combined with car-like comfort. You have comfortable seats for friends or work crew, plus the cargo compartment for sports gear or building materials.

Year of the Prancing Horse
As 2014 is the Year of the Horse, a logo was specially designed to share the legendary Ferrari brand spirit in a Chinese cultural way. It declares: "Success When Horse Arrives ("Ma Dao Gong Cheng").

Hot baby
The latest addition to the Audi Hong Kong family, the all-new S3 is a hot, high-performance, four-door compact sedan. Small but powerful, the highly efficient 2.0-liter TFSI engine produces 300 horsepower between 5,500 and 6,200rpm, and 380Nm of torque between 1,800 and 5,500rpm.

Eco-friendly limo
The all-new Q70L is Infiniti's latest high-end luxury sedan, following the brand's global shift. Infiniti is the only car brand that has its world headquarters in Hong Kong.



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