Renault offers a new Scenic route

Renault offers a new Scenic route

SINGAPORE — Becoming a family man does not mean you have to drive something only an uncle would be seen in. That seems to be the main proposition behind the new Renault Grand Scenic, a seven-seat Multi Purpose Vehicle that defies boxy convention. Instead of sharp edges and straight lines, its body has sinuous surfaces. […]

Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade: Right at home in the urban jungle

SINGAPORE — Authentic Jeep models are pretty unstoppable in any terrain, but that means little unless you live in the same neighbourhood as Tarzan. So what does carmaker Jeep do? It flips the scenario around: Since turning a rugged 4×4 into a comfortable, fuel-efficient and refined car for the road is a tough engineering challenge, […]

DS 3 Cabriolet

DS 3 Cabriolet: Fun in the sun

Here’s an example of how a stylish, fun Continental drop-top needn’t break the bank SINGAPORE — Use the adjectives “European” and “convertible” when describing a car, and chances are people will mentally start adding a considerable premium to its sticker price. Yet the idea of an affordable Euro drop-top is not new. It has thrived […]

Nissan unveils new Qashqai

Nissan unveils new Qashqai

SINGAPORE — Official Nissan importer Tan Chong Motor Sales has revealed the first images of the facelifted Nissan Qashqai, to be launched in the fourth quarter of this year. With its new wraparound head and tail-lamp clusters, the 2018 Qashqai cuts a more aggressive look when combined with Nissan’s signature V-motion grille. The power units […]

Freediving spots that will take your breath away

Freediving spots that will take your breath away

NEW YORK — A growing number of travellers want to master freediving, the practice of diving on a single breath, to explore the underwater world. Resorts around the world are offering guests a chance to get beneath the surface without bulky scuba equipment through on-property certification courses and guided dives throughout the year. The increase […]

Jerry Ablorh, 41, has been jailed for 13 years (Picture: Met Police)

Man jailed for raping five-year-old girl in South London

A man has been jailed for 13 years after he raped a girl who was just five years old at the time of the attack. Jerry Ablorh, 41, was sentenced today at Croydon Crown Court after being found guilty of rape and two counts of sexual assault by penetration. He told his victim that her mother would […]