Cars

Frank opinions about car design

Frank opinions about car design

SINGAPORE — Want to be a successful car designer? Race motorcycles in your youth. That helped Frank Stephenson in a career that has led to his current job as director of design...

Pocket Rocket: The Audi RS 3

Pocket Rocket: The Audi RS 3

Singapore — In the world of German high-performance cars, each of the big luxury brands has its go-faster outfits: BMW has M, Mercedes has AMG, and Audi has RS.

Gallery: Spin-offs that spun out

Spin-off cars that spun out

Citroen has high hopes for DS Automobiles and Hyundai has big plans for its new Genesis brand, but motoring history is littered with the wreckage of ambition. Acura (from Honda)...

Gallery: Flying the coop

Flying the coop with Mini Cabriolet

Singapore — Problems with a car’s roof are very rare. They are largely fuss-free things, even in the case of convertibles. The new Mini Cabriolet has a superb example of a...

Gallery: Panamera unleashed

Panamera unleashed

SINGAPORE — If there was an automotive award for Dad-mobile of the year, it’s highly likely that Porsche’s second-generation Panamera, which made its global debut on Tuesday in...

Gallery: The ride stuff

The ride stuff

Hechlingen am See (Germany) — It is the biking school that movie stars love. BMW Enduro Park Hechlingen is a place where motorcycle riders learn the tricky art of riding off...

Gallery: Track and feels

Track and feels

Neuburg an der Donau (Germany) — A holiday in Europe that’s a labour of love and delivers plenty of arm strain. No, we’re not talking about lugging dozens of shopping bags, but...