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  • Vintage dreams

    Vintage dreams

    And Mercedes-Benz Classic made a dream come true for all visitors of the 24th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Two vintage models of the 300 SL Gullwing (W 198) with successive chassis numbers were on display in a separate exhibition area of the...

  • Appreciation: Passion for old vehicles

    Appreciation: Passion for old vehicles

    Joseph Busuttil, on behalf of the Malta Old Motors Club, writes: The recent passing away of Lino Gauci Borda leaves a significant and irreplaceable void in all those who crossed his path, briefly or longer, as he wended his way through a colourful...

  • Precious classic pearls from Poland

    Precious classic pearls from  Poland

    The Maltese and the people of Poland have quite a lot in common. The red and white colours make up the flags of both countries. Similar to the Maltese, the Poles have long-standing and deep Catholic roots. Malta and Poland have a history of...

  • Engine care

    A dirty engine quickly raises doubts about its mechanical condition. And that is why cleaning and care of the engine bay is always the first step in vehicle care work. To commence a thorough vehicle cleaning, you should undertake to treat the...

  • Historic results

    Historic results

    Seat posted the best results in its history in 2018 after increasing its operating profit by 33.4 per cent and reaching a record figure of €254 million. According to the results presented yesterday by the Volkswagen Group, Seat closed the year...

  • Great little car

    Great little car

    There are various ongoing discussions on whether Malta should take the road to mobility using alternative fuels. But beyond the talk, are we ready for it? We recently drove the new Renault Zoe Dynamique for a weekend, and although the car itself...

  • Porsche presents Cayenne Coupé

    Porsche presents Cayenne Coupé

    Porsche is extending its Cayenne family. An even sportier vehicle has been added to the third generation of this highly successful SUV range – the Cayenne Coupé. “The Coupé includes all the technical highlights of the current Cayenne, but has an...

  • Proud progress

    Proud progress

    Under the watchful eye of Johng-Sik Choi, President and CEO of SsangYong Motor Company and Pawan Kumar Goenka, managing director of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, South Korea-based automobile manufactures, SsangYong unveiled their highly anticipated...

  • Sporty, elegant, exclusive

    Sporty, elegant, exclusive

    BMW consistently continues to pursue the brand’s current model offensive while developing an innovative vehicle concept for the premium compact segment. During the annual results press conference, BMW AG CEO Harald Krüger will announce the...

  • Going electric

    Going electric

    Alfa Romeo is breaking into the electric car world revealing the new concept of the Alfa Romeo Tonale compact SUV at the Geneva International Motor Show 2019. The Tonale is the first plug-in hybrid and the first compact utility vehicle by Alfa Romeo.

  • Top in automotive press test-drives

    Top in automotive press test-drives

    On the 10th edition of the Advent Automotive Press Awards, European journalists ranked the international press test-drives of new Citroën C5 Aircross SUV first. For the past decade, the Advent agency, specialised in measuring influence, has held...

  • Imagining the future

    Imagining the future

    Kia Motors has revealed its new all-electric concept car, Imagine by Kia, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. “Automotive design is about capturing the heart and making it beat that bit faster for that bit longer. We believe that there’s...

  • Mercedes global sales top 150,000 in February

    Mercedes global sales top 150,000 in February

    Mercedes Benz sold just over 150,000 vehicles across the globe in February, bringing their 2019 total to more than 330,000. The figures are nevertheless 6.7 per cent lower than those of the previous year, with the German car manufacturer...

  • Stunning sizzler

    Stunning sizzler

    Stunning looks, perfect balance and awesome performance make the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S one of the best sports cars ever, says Tonio Darmanin. The GT is the second sports car developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG. It has everything you would...

  • Support, credibility and agility

    Support, credibility and agility

    In the automotive business, you have to be agile and change whatever you are doing from one day to the next, says Citroën CEO and Autobest Manbest (MANager Best) of the year Linda Jackson. Following a comparative test of six finalists, the new...

  • Ticking all the boxes

    Ticking all the boxes

    The 508 was first launched in 2010 and it actually replaces two previous models namely the 407 and the 607 and comes in a sedan styling as well as a shooting break estate. This second generation of the 508 sets a new benchmark both for the brand...

  • Geneva Motor Show: EVs to hypercars and back

    The automotive industry is in turmoil. It is facing technology-driven disruptions such as diverse mobility, autonomous driving, electrification and connectivity. Electrification in particular is a major issue. Legislators are unilaterally forcing...

  • World's fastest car will be an electric one

    World's fastest car will be an electric one

    An Italian ‘hypercar’ that runs on electricity is staking a claim to be the fastest street-legal vehicle in the world. The Pininfarina Battista, unveiled at the Geneva International Motorshow on Tuesday, is faster than a Formula 1 car and can...

  • Milestone anniversary for Auto Sales

    This year Auto Sales will be 90 years old. It started life when Edward Vincenti Kind began importing an impressive number of products that included cosmetics, ladies’ shoes, household goods, radios and passenger cars. It operated from Republic...

  • Striking safety

    Striking safety

    The BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car will take on the guise of a real racer from the Mexico City E-Prix onwards. The new livery – from the pen of Michael Scully, Head of Design BMW Motorsport – underlines the close relationship between this special BMW i8...