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MINI to the Max

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, July, 28 2017    

THE MINI Countryman takes the fun of a MINI and adds the functionality and practicality of a compact sport utility vehicle (SUV). Read More

Summer's hot

Friday, July, 28 2017    

The only thing hotter than the summer heat was the racing at the National Drag Racing Circuit's Full Throttle 3 held at the Vernamfield Motorsports Park in Clarendon last Sunday.Here are some of the off-track scenes.  Read More

Rallying returns to Reynolds

Friday, July, 28 2017    

Reynolds Bauxite Mines will host Sunday's second rally in the Drivers Rallysport Club's (DRC) championship series dubbed Rally of the Kings. It is scheduled to start at 10:00 am in Lydford, St Ann. Read More

Panton second in Martinique rally

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, July, 28 2017    

IT was a creditable performance for the Jamaican rally pair of Jeffery Panton and Michael Fennell Jr at their first attempt at the Martinique Rallye Tour on the French-Caribbean isle last weekend. The event was won by former French Rally champion Simon... Read More

Playful, powerful Audi Q2

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, July, 21 2017    

THE 2018 Audi Q2 emits a playful essence not present in the other Q series sport utility vehicles (SUV). That's a function of its target market. However, it doesn't give up the core ethos of the brand. Read More

Traffic Amnesty to start Aug 2

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Friday, July, 21 2017    

A White Paper (Government draft policy) is to be tabled soon in the House of Representatives to facilitate a second Bill covering payment of outstanding traffic tickets over an amnesty period lasting from August 2 to October 31, 2017. Read More

Remote car club adds new class

Friday, July, 21 2017    

The JAMROCK Remote Control Car Club (JRRCCC) started its fourth season of the Island Electric Series (IES) at the Sovereign Centre on the Boulevard, Washington Boulevard in St Andrew, on Sunday. Read More

PHOTO: Drag Drag Face-Off On Sunday

Friday, July, 21 2017    

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Sunday's drag showdown

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, July, 21 2017    

THE third event in the National Drag Racing Circuit's (NDRC) 2017 Full Throttle series will take place at Vernamfield in Clarendon on Sunday. Read More

The heat IS ON!

Friday, July, 21 2017    

SUMMER is on and Exotic Cars & Fashion Hot Rides Link Up turned up the heat in Portmore, St Catherine, recently. Held at the Buy Big Plaza, near the city's commercial centre, the occasion brought out several hot rides and equally hot females. Jamaica Observer's weekly Auto magazine was on... Read More

Coin shortage eased but no rollback of toll on North South Highway

Thursday, July, 20 2017    

THE transport ministry says it will not at this time ask the operators of the North South Highway to roll back the increase in toll rates which it said it rounded up in April as a result of a shortage of coins which made it challenging to come up with change for some motorists in some... Read More

Worrisome!

Monday, July, 17 2017    

Mandeviille , Manchester — The Manchester police are once again urging road users to drive, ride and walk with due care following a surge in road deaths in the central parish. Read More

Work on St Thomas leg of South Coast Highway to begin 2018

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 15 2017    

WORK on the St Thomas leg of the South Coast Highway is to begin in 2018, the National Works Agency (NWA) has said. Read More

Hot Rides turn on flames in Portmore

Friday, July, 14 2017    

P atrons were more than pleased with the return of automotive night life to Portmore, St Catherine, with the recent staging of Exotic Cars & Fashion Hot Rides Link Up held at Buy Big Plaza close to town's centre. Read More

Honda Pilot: Redefining the limits

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Friday, July, 14 2017    

LEAVE it to Honda to set the pace with the 2017 Honda Pilot. Given its price point, having seven-seater capabilities is rare enough. However, the Pilot seats eight. Read More



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