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Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:24 AM
Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

This is a mid-size SUV that has been in Mitsubishi showrooms since 1996, and back then, it was known as the ‘challenger’ in many markets. Built on the platform of the second-generation Pajero, it shared a similar robust silhouette, which was ideal...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Whether rain or shine, hurricane, storm, sunshine, or calm, speed kills. The sign on our roads that reads ‘SPEED KILLS... KILL YOUR SPEED’ should never be taken lightly. An erratic pace, punctuated by bursts of great speed and periods of creeping,...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:15 AM

TODAY Team Streetz Dex 4. OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals at Jamwest, Westmoreland. OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway. OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway. NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present The Ultimate Car Show –...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:21 AMMickella Anderson - Automotive Writer

It was a mixture of food, fun, and fast cars. In fine form, the Stewart’s Automotive group gave a handful of vehicle enthusiasts the opportunity to test-drive its 2019 Jaguar units on Sunday, September 22, at the Palisadoes Go Kart Track in...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:18 AM
Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:16 AM

If you’ve ever visited the parishes of Hanover and Westmoreland, chances are, you would have witnessed the growing phenomenon of bike taxis. For many, they are convenient, fast, and reliable as they can navigate areas that may be impassable for...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

The faster you drive, the more dangerous the slide. A driver should never take a skid for a joke but should remain calm. Automobile experts suggest that drivers stay as calm as possible when they are about to fall prey to a skid. According to The...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:15 AM

OCTOBER 6 Team Streetz Dex 4. OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals at Jamwest, Westmoreland. OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway. OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway. NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present the ultimate car show,...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:10 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotives Writer

Mitsubishi boasts that the L200 is a blend of agile drivability, full comfort, and solid toughness, all of which is quite evident at first glance. The unmistakeable rectangular front grille extends into the LED daytime running lamp, which sits...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:29 AM
Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:17 AMKareem LaTouche - Automotive Writer

Kia has been steadily impressing me with how it packages their vehicles. Before now, there have been two standouts: the Sportage, which is an edgy and great-performing SUV; and the 2.2 litre diesel engine, which is one of the best-performing...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:16 AM

To win a Jamaica Race Driver Club Championship Title is not something that is likely to be on many persons’ bucket list; however, 26-year-old Davrice Richards, is determined to fulfil his dream and to establish his name among the ‘who’s who’ on the...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:16 AM

OCTOBER 6 Team Streetz Dex 4 OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC 4 Heroes of Speed at Dover Raceway OCTOBER 27 JKA 8 at Palisadoes Raceway NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show –...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

A motorist’s driving habit can have a serious impact on fuel consumption. “Certainly, the basis of a well-maintained car is a well-tuned engine,” advised Andrew Brown, an experienced auto mechanic with over 30 years’ experience in the motoring...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:14 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Is driving in bad weather more dangerous, and is the risk greater? Do drivers tend to pay more attention during this time? The motorist who habitually drives one-handed, gazing serenely at the outside, generally comes to and operates at full effort...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:13 AM

TODAY JKA 7 – Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show - Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory, St Ann...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:12 AM
Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:11 AMVanessa James -

Often enough, the complaint about businesses providing sub-par customer service is heard and it was no different for Sean McDonald when he brought his 2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner, to a garage to be painted. McDonald explained that he was told that...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:17 AM

SEPTEMBER 15 JKA 7 at Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed NOVEMBER 17 Kill Bill Sisters present: The Ultimate Car Show – Concave 2, at Shazz Entertainment, Richmond, Priory,...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:16 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Paul Coke, a car enthusiast, describes a battery as the life or heart of a car.“If the battery is dead nothing will work,” Coke says. It’s 5 a.m., you have a long day ahead and your desire is to ‘beat’ the traffic for work. However, you turn the...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:15 AMVanessa James - Automotives Writer

Simple touches can raise anything from the ordinary to the extraordinary, making the item unforgettable, and leaving others with a sense of delight and wonder. Obryan Henry’s 2015 Toyota Corolla Axio, is the recipient of such attention and has been...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:14 AM
Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:16 AM

SEPTEMBER 15 JKA 7 at Palisadoes Raceway OCTOBER 13 Drag Rivals, at Jamwest, Westmoreland OCTOBER 21 JRDC Heroes of Speed Email your AUTOmotive events (with name of event, date, time and location) to teino.evans@gleanerjm.com to have it...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:15 AMPaul Glenroy Messam - Automotives Writer

Dean m, who has been driving for over 10 years, describes the tyre on a motor car as a big rubber donut. Donuts can be eaten, but tyres eat the road. Apart from providing a comfortable ride and adhesion to propel and to stop the car, the tyres play...

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