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Misir debuts in her

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Female racers are currently thin on ground in local motorsports. So when 19-year-old Sara Misir made her debut at Dover Raceway, St Ann for the Jamaica Race Drivers Club Total Lubricants' Carnival of Speed recently with her steed of choice, the humble but... Read More

PHOTO FINISH: Fresh face for Toyota Corolla

Friday, May, 19 2017    

The 2017 Toyota Corolla has gotten a fresh makeover. Its most prominent detail is the bold refreshed front visage. Its elongated, swept-back headlamp clusters are adorned with LED daytime running lights and, in combination with a resculpted bumper, including an... Read More

WHEN WATER IS EVERYWHERE

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 19 2017    

MOTORISTS are being advised to exercise care when travelling on the island's road network, especially during this period of inclement weather.The warning is coming from Kenute Hare, director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining. He... Read More

Beenie Man endorses road safety

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 12 2017    

Grammy -winning deejay Beenie Man threw his full support behind the 9th annual staging of the Jamaica Driver & Traffic Safety Expo, which is scheduled for the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew on June 24.The... Read More

Safety matters — Buckling up during pregancy

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 12 2017    

FOR soon-to-be moms, the discomfort of driving themselves around may lend itself to not wanting to buckle up. However, safety should never take a back seat when it comes to you and your precious cargo.Tanya Clarke, 29, said it was extremely... Read More

PM Holness says slow down

Friday, May, 12 2017    

PRIME Minister Andrew Holness said that the upcoming revised Road Traffic Act will take into consideration more safety features and that the Government will be looking at the implementation of technology in managing traffic, such as a camera system for tracking the speed of... Read More

Gregg continues climb

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, May, 12 2017    

Kyle Gregg continued his push to the top as he grabbed his second victory in the Drivers Rallysport Club's Sprint two, dubbed Lydford Rewind, at Lydford Mines in St Ann last Sunday.“We have been unbeaten for the first... Read More

Powtronic giving the details

BY KESI ASHER Observer writer | Friday, May, 12 2017    

CLEANING the interior of your car is just as important as having a well-polished ex terior. It helps the car retain that showroom finish, while removing dust and dirt from those hard-to-reach helps the vehicle to operate at its maximum level of... Read More

Bikers crank up for Sizzla

Saturday, May, 6 2017    

SEVERAL of Jamaica's top bike crews were on show at Crank Up bike festival held at Gee Wee Restaurant & Lounge on South Camp Road in Kingston, on Sunday.The event, sponsored by Superior Parts Limited, was the brainchild of entertainer... Read More

Porsche marks Jamaican milestone

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 5 2017    

GEORGE Wills, president and managing director of Porsche Latin America, Inc, labelled Porsche's coming to Jamaica as a milestone.He was speaking at the opening of Porsche's City Centre showroom in New Kingston, last Saturday.“This... Read More

VIDEO: Porsche puts on show

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 5 2017    

THUNDEROUS applause and cheers drowned the bustling sounds of Kingston's commercial district as the ribbon to the Porsche City Centre showroom were sheared last Saturday.It was ATL Automotive's official opening of its latest dealership. Read More

Sporting the new 718

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 28 2017    

MIAMI is renowned for its tropical climate, beaches, and sports cars. So it came as no surprise when I was asked to test drive the new Porsche 718 Boxster on super-highway I-95.On the outside, the new two-door, soft-top convertible has got some... Read More

Porsche takes spotlight

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 28 2017    

IN less than 24 hours ATL Automotive will be rolling out the red carpet for the official opening of its posh Porsche dealership in the bustling financial district of New Kingston.The high-performance German brand is the latest jewel to be added... Read More

Let the races begin!

Friday, April, 28 2017    

The month of April is an active one on the automotive calendar. The period saw the start of the drag racing season on April 2 held at Vernamfield in Clarendon, as well as the keenly contested Carnival of Speed at Dover Raceway in St Ann on Easter Monday, April 17. Read More

Porsche, Microsoft launch partnership

Friday, April, 28 2017    

PORSCHE and Microsoft are set to deliver virtual driving pleasure by working in even closer collaboration in the future.At the New York International Autoshow, the two companies entered into a six-year partnership covering racing games and... Read More



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