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Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:32 AMTeino Evans - Automotives Coordinator

Having launched its third generation Cayenne earlier this year, Porsche, in short order, has launched its new Cayenne Coupe. According to David Henriques, head of business, Porsche Jamaica, “Porsche heard the cries of the public, and they wanted an...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:30 AM

Action highlights from Rally Jamaica 2019

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:18 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Can you imagine having your engine overheating in the middle of a busy street? This means stress, frustration, and lots of honking horns by impatient motorists. “The cooling system is one of the hardest-working systems of the motor car,” says Derek...

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2019 | 12:17 AM

TODAY Heelz N Wheelz Custom Edition, at Portmore Town Centre. Admission:$1,000 general, children $500, and Display Karz $1,500. The Jamaica Classic Car Club general meeting Link Up at Devon House from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring the entire family and...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:27 AM
Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:21 AM

There was much fanfare surrounding the recent premiere of the new GLE, which happened in an intimate setting inside the Silver Star Motors Showroom at 51 South Camp Road... 

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:20 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

Jeep has become synonymous with off-roading and has been etched into the minds of many as a formidable force. First, there was the 1944 Willys Jeep, which really put the company on the map as a vehicle that could handle any terrain. It was used in...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:19 AMKhanique McDaniel - Contributor

In 2016, Mark Newman began making minor improvements to his 1996 Honda Ek4 SIR Civic. In his spare time, he experimented with the designing and building of parts for the exhaust and suspension. “I started asking my friends to test drive the Civic...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:19 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The Advanced Driver Training Centre has as its mantra ‘Driving to save lives, time and money’. However, it behaves us, as defensive drivers, to become ‘fuel savers’. Fuel is described as “any substance burned for heat or power”. It is a substance...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:19 AM

TODAY Day Two of Rally Jamaica at Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine. DECEMBER 15 Heelz N Wheelz, Custom Edition, at Portmore Town Centre. Admission:$1,000 general, children $500, and Display Karz $1,500. Email your AUTOmotive...

Published:Sunday | December 8, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Because of their sheer size and peculiarities, it takes much more focus and sharper judgement for one to get around trucks, and similarly large units, when on the road. Whether you’re a motorist, pedestrian, or cyclist, there are several...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:52 AM

Starting tomorrow, December 2, car lovers and fanatics can take advantage of The Gleaner’s annual ‘Eight-Day Auto Sale Event’, just in time for the holidays! Confirmed for this year’s sale are Magna Motors, Stewart’s Auto Sales, Fidelity Motors,...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:50 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Eight-year-old Nathan ‘Racer Kid’ Sewell is on a mission. Just last year, the talented youngster boldly started his career as a race kart driver, under the keen guidance of his dad, Gerald Sewell. In fact, it was only by chance that young Nathan’s...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:50 AM
Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:47 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The decision for drivers to communicate with other motorists is a sensible one. It helps to reduce risk in a possible conflict situation. By communicating, we tell others where we are or what we plan to do. For a conflict to occur, we need people...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:47 AM

DECEMBER 7 Christmas at Auto Pub Car Show, from 10 a.m., to 7 p.m., at Auto Pub, 7 Braemar Avenue. DECEMBER 7-8 Rally Jamaica at Tru-Juice Orchards in Bog Walk, St Catherine. DECEMBER 15 Heelz N Wheelz Custom Edition, at Portmore Town...

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:47 AM

Hyundai Motorsport has secured the maiden title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), finishing the 2019 season with a margin of 18 points over its closest rivals in the manufacturers’ standings. The title battle was concluded in a subdued...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:32 AM

Here are some standard specs for each models. Each Porsche model has its own personality and gives a different feel, handle, kick, and level of comfort. Needless to say, I will begin with my personal favourite. 911 Carrera Turbo: -All-wheel drive...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:26 AMTeino Evans - Automotives Coordinator

The fast life! That is certainly one way to sum up my experience at the recent Porsche World Road Show, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. But first, let me apologise to the citizens of San Juan, especially motorists, as their streets were invaded by...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:25 AMMickella Anderson - Automotives Writer

Have you ever wondered what the individuals at the helm of some of the country’s most prominent organisations do outside of the office when they’re not making tough decisions and leading an entire team? We recently tried to find out when we caught...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:25 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Each year, unfortunately, a number of citizens lose their lives in auto accidents. Before this article was published, the road fatalities were 347 in Jamaica. Naturally, this is a shocking and tragic total. The IPDE is an organised ‘thinking-doing...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AM
Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

‘Christmas is a-coming, and the goose is getting fat ...,’ goes an old song. Christmas is around the corner, and the malls, shopping plazas, and parking lots are full to capacity. At this time of the year, shoppers seem to become so vulnerable....

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AM

TODAY Kill Bill Sisters present The Ultimate Car Show – Concave 2 at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory, St Ann. Admission: $1,000 and children free. NDRC 4 – Ken Jones Raceway NOVEMBER 24 Drag Rivals 5 – Jamwest Speedway NOVEMBER 30...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:24 AMMickella Anderson - Gleaner Writer

If we had to find just one word to describe last Sunday’s excursion to the picturesque Harmonization Beach in Trelawny, courtesy of Toyota Jamaica and its 4x4 Club, it would simply be a ‘vibe’. From as early as 9 a.m., club members rolled out in...

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