Derryn Wong

Gallery: Bangkok to Big Mountain

Bangkok to Big Mountain

Bangkok’s Siam Paragon mega mall was the most Instagram-ed place of 2013, probably due to its status as a focal point for the recent protests in Thailand’s capital.

Gallery: Out of the ballpark

Audi S3: Out of the ballpark

SINGAPORE — The previous Audi S3 was a niche player. It had lots of power, Audi’s signature all-wheel drive and decent handling, but was out-gunned and undercut by its close...

Gallery: Optimal cruise

Optimal cruise

Singapore — The Kia Optima K5 made a big impression when it was launched in 2011. For one thing, it was leagues ahead of the car it replaced here, the Kia Magentis, a by-the...

Gallery: Shoestring mods

Shoestring mods

Improving your ride needn’t cost you an arm and a leg — even if the car did. Here are five ways to improve the performance of your car, all for less than S$500.

Gallery: Mountain mover

Mountain mover

Singapore — Alpina is a German tuner that specialises in BMWs and has an excellent pedigree and reputation. It’s been tweaking BMWs since 1965 and has a very close working...

Gallery: A kind of magic

A kind of magic

Singapore — When it comes to advanced technology, luxury limousines are the first ones to get all the cutting-edge features. Radar-based cruise control and infrared cameras —...

Gallery: Red-hot stunt master

Red-hot stunt master

Bangkok — To most people, the humble motorcycle is simply a mode of transport. But to German stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer, a motorcycle can be used on one wheel or two, backwards...