AWESOME LETTER OF THE MONTH
I am now back in Manila after being away for a good part of 15 years, and I am amazed by all the changes. BGC isn’t the empty space where I jogged while preparing for training, and there’s now Mckinley Hill just over the bakod from our camp. And then there’s the traffic, of course. Who wouldn’t notice that it can now take two hours to get from BGC to the other big camp in Quezon City!
I am a long-time follower of TGP. Considering your massive following, I think my solutions to the traffic problem and heeding my call for more of the ‘right stuff ’ will help the car-loving crowd graduate from the current ‘porma’focused mindest, into an even more mature car-appreciating group.
I wish to suggest for you to add more technical bits in your reviews for the hard-core petrolheads. You can maybe use this style for the sportier, more performance-oriented models for starters. I understand that at this point, the Filipino audience/readership might be leaning more to the ‘form’ side of things rather than that of ‘substance’ when it comes to cars, but as much as these subjective reviews might appeal to a wider set of readers, I think we—who like it a bit more technical—are also a growing group.
Doing so will propagate a more proper car culture, in contrast to the type of car culture ridiculed in one of your recent issues (big spoilers, painted brakes, cheap copy rims, and stickers