Put the pedal to the metal with Speed’s second Car & Bike issue for 2015. Scorching hot on the August cover is actress Rhian Ramos, who doubles as a daredevil car racer in between takes.
Had enough of EDSA’s endless traffic and Mega Manila’s transportation hysteria? Let an expert urban planner shed light on our transit woes and cook up a plan to save you from this transportation mess.
Maneuver like a pro through the metro’s craziest roads with these manuals: how to drive defensively in the rain, navigate your way through Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and choose ; between manual or automatic transmission for your next car.
Get onboard the dash cam train and see which one of the Garmin, HP, and Thinkware models that Speed tested suits your taste. Read reviews of the Ford Escape SE 4×2 EcoBoost, Mitsubishi 4X4 GLS V MT, Volkswagen Polo Hatchback 1.6 MPI AT, Leef iBridge, Newton Fate, Fujifilm FinePix XP80, and ASUS ROG GR8.
Give a shout out to the classic box-type cars that wooed generations of car enthusiasts. Go full throttle with this month’s hottest cars and bikes, with the all-new line of Kia Forte leading the way. And check out the badass motorcycle showroom that turns into a cozy bar cum café.
All fired up and raring to go? Grab a copy of Speed’s August 2015 issue from your favorite bookstore. Or go digital and download Speed from Zinio (bit.ly/SpeedZinio), Buqo (bit.ly/SpeedBuqo), or Magzter (bit.ly/SpeedMagzter).
Photographer: Roy Macam
Makeup: Paolo Maranan
Hair: Jaime Sy
Stylist: Kat Cruz