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  • From housing explosives to hosting classic cars

    From housing explosives to hosting classic cars

    Ever since its formation 25 years ago, the Old Motors Club (Malta), otherwise known as the OMC, was constantly on the lookout for suitable and appropriate headquarters for its more than 300 members. Elected committees of the OMC have, over the...

  • One of the best-looking cars money can buy

    One of the best-looking cars money can buy

    The Jaguar F-Type is certainly the best sports car to come from Britain in decades, but that simply hasn’t prevented this prestigious marque from trying to make it even better. The car has recently undergone some visual and mechanical tweaks, but...

  • Into the future

    Into the future

    Concept cars are staples at major car events, but such cars typically look much different if and when they make it to production. MOTORING takes a close look at five distinctive concept models which were launched this year. 2015 Lexus LF-SA...

  • Drives like a dream!

    Drives like a dream!

    Think World War II. Think Jeep. Perhaps no other four-wheel-drive vehicle of the US Army’s efforts during such a war was as iconic and unstoppable as the wartime Jeep. It was produced in the hundreds of thousands and proved to be one of the most...

  • F1 fans want change without gimmicks

    F1 fans want change without gimmicks

    According to a recent survey, lovers of Formula One want change but with no gimmicks or knee-jerk reactions to a sport many now describe as expensive and boring. A total of 217,756 fans from 194 countries responded to a recent online survey...

  • The new Rio

    The new Rio

    The new Kia Rio retains the car’s core attributes that have proved so popular with owners. The marque’s design team has opted for a slight visual makeover, updating the car’s ‘tiger-nose grille’ and introducing a newly-designed front bumper and...

  • Vintage brand comes to Malta

    Vintage brand comes to Malta

    Contemporary fashion brand Superdry, which fuses vintage Americana and Japanese-inspired graphics with a British style, has come to Malta. Characterised by quality fabrics, authentic vintage washes, unique detailing, hand-drawn graphics and...

  • Picanto enhanced

    Picanto enhanced

    The stylish and funky A-segment city hatchback Kia Picanto now features a range of dynamic and visual improvements to maintain its competitiveness. It boasts a redesigned front and rear bumpers to enhance the car’s bold looks, as well as updates...

  • Little outfits for big occasions

    Little outfits for big occasions

    A range of party frocks and suit sets that make children sparkle and shine is available at Debenhams. For girls, the brand features an embrace of rainbow colours, from royal blue to sunset orange. Summer dresses by J by Jasper Conran or RJR can be...

  • The seven sights of goodwood

    The seven sights of goodwood

    The Goodwood Festival of Speed is fast becoming an annual event on the motoring calendar of Maltese car lovers and many recently travelled to the UK to witness this memorable event first-hand. Attracting crowds of over 100,000 on each of the three...

  • New skin care brand for women’s beauty

    New skin care brand for women’s beauty

    Franks has launched new skin care brand Payot, founded by Nadia Payot, the first female doctor of her generation, in 1913. A woman who put her knowledge and medical expertise to work for the sake of women’s beauty, she created the first...

  • Formula E will soon overtake Formula One

    Formula E will soon overtake Formula One

    Announcing a partnership between his Virgin Racing Formula E team and Citroen’s DS brand, British entrepreneur and billionaire Richard Branson recently said he was willing to bet all new cars would be battery-driven in 20 years’ time. “I think...

  • Sharing kisses

    Sharing kisses

    Coke has launched its Share a Kiss campaign and for the third summer in a row, the brand is parting with its distinctive ribbon-like logo in exchange for various men’s and women’s names and nicknames, inviting consumers to share the bottle with...

  • Mirai sets new record

    Mirai sets new record

    The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has proved it can go the distance, achieving 67 miles per gallon in official US combined city/highway driving calculations, and an estimated driving range of 312 miles on a single tank – a distance...

  • Summer giveaway

    Summer giveaway

    Lierac is holding an open day, during which 20 customers who sign up for the brand’s newsletter can win expert skin care advice, a facial by a beauty therapist using Lierac products, a makeover by a make-up artist and a free one-to-one session...

  • As the mighty Turkish armada was approaching . . . the nobility and bourgeoisie abandoned the island

    As the mighty Turkish armada was approaching . . . the nobility and bourgeoisie abandoned the island

    It is now common practice in contemporary European society that, when conscription is compulsory, not even royalty is exempted from national service; on the contrary they very often display outstanding valour on land, sea and air in the defence of...

  • Steady growth for Seat

    Steady growth for Seat

    Seat sales worldwide continue their steady growth trend. The Spanish carmaker concluded the first semester of this year with 216,500 deliveries, which represents an 8.2 per cent increase over the same period in 2014. This figure is the best first...

  • Ode to freshness

    Ode to freshness

    Profumo by Giorgio Armani is inspired by the Mediterranean sea. Sophisticated and masculine, it is an ode to freshness. The fragrance combines mineral marine notes with frankincense and patchouli. Creating simplicity from complexity, the fragrance...

  • The festa: analysis of a cultural identity

    The festa: analysis of a cultural identity

    With the Maltese festa season under way, many identify these events with bells, bangs and yells. A brief analysis backed by history data may clear the air for whoever has distorted or prejudiced views, says Charles Coleiro. To look through the...

  • Greater than the sum of its parts

    Greater than the sum of its parts

    Suzuki GSXs are legendary. The model range began back in 1976 with the launch of the GS750. The GSX750E came two years later, followed by the famous GSX1100S Katana. In 1985, the Japanese marque introduced the GSX750. This 100bhp, 179kg supersport...

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