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Motoring

  • Former US ambassador's stylish car up for auction

    Former US ambassador's stylish car up for auction

    A former US ambassador's Mercedes, bought in Malta in the 1970s, is being offered for auction by Bonhams. The stylish Mercedes-Benz W111 3.5 cabriolet was bought John C. Pritzlaff Jr, who in 1969 was appointed by President Nixon as US ambassador...

  • On a safari

    On a safari

    This chunky retro pick-up is actually based on Jeep’s baby, the Renegade. Military and civilian Jeep heritage is the inspiration, and it’s all covered in Beige Against the Machine paint. No, we’re not making this up. A five-foot load bay comes...

  • Redefining the riding experience

    Redefining the riding experience

    Despite the short distances between one place to another, Malta’s busy traffic, easy climate and beautiful views make it a pleasant location to ride around on your motorbike. A ride through Valletta and the Three Cities will treat you to a view of...

  • Pure efficiency

    Pure efficiency

    The new Opel Astra, which made its world premiere last year in Frankfurt, has now arrived in Malta. The new model is nothing less than a quantum leap for the compact class in terms of efficiency, connectivity and premium features, packed in a new,...

  • Enter: the title defender

    Enter: the title defender

    Porsche enters the world’s hardest race, the Le Mans 24-Hours, with the 919 Hybrid as a record holder, title defender and leader in both the manufacturers’ and drivers’ world championships. For Porsche it is the third entry in Le Mans after...

  • A journey of discovery

    A journey of discovery

    At Munich Airport, visitors, customers and Audi dealers can now discover cutting-edge retail solutions developed by the four rings. Following a complete remodelling, the former Audi Forum at Munich Airport is reopening as a discovery platform for...

  • A true SUV and lifestyle companion

    A true SUV and lifestyle companion

    The new Seat Ateca is the perfect companion for a multi-faceted and active lifestyle. The Spanish brand’s first SUV is utterly compelling, with its own unique character and wide-ranging versatility. Its design is purposeful and refined, while its...

  • The right line-up

    The right line-up

    For the past few days, and for the weeks to come, football fans will be hotly debating which line-up their national team should use for the Euro 2016 tournament. Volkswagen, for its part, has a great line-up for its Golf Variant model series: from...

  • Keep on truckin’

    Keep on truckin’

    The Cortis brothers grew up driving a Bedford truck in their father’s fields. Years later, they gave in to nostalgia and restored a beautiful fleet of Bedford trucks. In the early 1950s, when Malta was still rebuilding many of its war ravaged...

  • Dynamic design

    Dynamic design

    The previous generation Kia Sportage was already a good package – fun, safe and economical, it was one of the best offerings in the SUV market. The fourth generation Sportage is an even better package, with a completely new chassis and engine as...

  • New Ford GT earns the Gene Ritvo Award for design and elegance

    New Ford GT earns the Gene Ritvo Award for design and elegance

    The 2017 Ford GT has earned the Gene Ritvo Award for Design and Elegance from the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) in conjunction with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and the Larz Anderson Auto Museum. The Ritvo honours the best in design...

  • Driving design

    Driving design

    Kia Motors has once again reinforced its reputation for the highest design standards, picking up two prizes at the 2016 Red Dot Awards for Product Design, one of the most prestigious international product design competitions. The new Kia Sportage...

  • The added value of new

    The added value of new

    Buying new is an investment in the economy and in the environment, Joseph Gasan, chairman of the Association of Car Importers Malta, says. Recent statistics show how, for the first time, local drivers are choosing new cars, with 51 per cent of new...

  • Top of the lake

    Top of the lake

    The Concorso d’Eleganza does exactly what it says on the tin, albeit in Italian. A collection of the world’s finest cars are brought together in one of Europe’s finest locations, from inter-war classics to rare golden era Ferraris and even...

  • The family gets bigger

    The family gets bigger

    Fiat’s concept for its 500 family was always that of a family of cars that keeps growing through innovation both in terms of technology as well as aesthetics and overall design. And true to this commitment, Fiat has just launched the 500 Second...

  • Further research

    Further research

    Toyota is to open a third Toyota Research Institute facility in the US, which will fund studies into artificial intelligence, materials, science and robotics. It will be located in Ann Arbor, close to the University of Michigan campus. The new...

  • A solid offer

    A solid offer

    In the ever-escalating battle for the hearts and chequebooks of European SUV buyers, Hyundai is adding a bit of European character into its all-new 2016 Tucson. That means a package that includes a Euro 6 emissions vehicle with torque-rich and...

  • Quality and quantity

    Quality and quantity

    Anyone would agree that the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is one of the most significant launches this year. Not only because Mercedes-Benz are offering one of the most varied line-ups from launch, but also because of the importance this model has...

  • In its prime

    In its prime

    Having made its debut at this year’s Beijing Motor Show, the VW T-Prime looks as though you could walk into a showroom and see it there right now. The styling is entirely production-ready. There’s no doubt that we can expect something like this...

  • An orchestra in movement

    An orchestra in movement

    What makes a sound a pleasant one? “The right sound mustn’t be excessively loud or stand out among the rest. And the pitch should neither be too high or too low”. This is how Núria Pellisé describes it – she is an engineer in Seat’s acoustics...

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