718 Cayman SportDesign Series kicks off an exciting year for Porsche Malaysia

718 Cayman SportDesign Series kicks off an exciting year for Porsche Malaysia Porsche Malaysia (Sime Darby Auto Performance) today introduced the 718 Cayman SportDesign Series, available in very limited quantity. After nearly two years of its first debut in Malaysia, the Porsche 718  Cayman has been given its due revamp inside and out.  Only 15 units of the 718 Cayman SportDesign Series are available in three colors, namely the Racing Yellow, Guards Red and Carrera White; five units of each color.  “The 718 Cayman SportDesign Series is aimed particularly at drivers who appreciate a vehicle that is suitable for... Read More

Presenting the New BMW X3 M & X4 M

BMW has expanded its high-performance model line-up to include the X3 M and X4 M, in its latest press release. Joining the X3 and X4 M are the BMW X3 and X4 M Competition variants, the highest grade in BMW’s SAV range. The X3 M and X4 M take up a powerful straight-six petrol engine that generates maximum output of 353 kW/480 hp from its 3.0-liter displacement, together with peak torque of 600 Nm. The version of the bi-turbo unit developed specially for the X3 M Competition and X4 M Competition raises the output figure by 22 kW/30 hp... Read More

New Toyota Camry nabs 5-star ASEAN NCAP Rating

Following its recent introduction by UMW Toyota Motor, the Toyota Camry has been recognized as a 5-star ASEAN NCAP recipient. The New Toyota Camry is awarded with 5-star ratings at the recent New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries crash test result. Following an announcement made by local governing authorities, the ASEAN NCAP emblem is mandatory  for all manufacturers to display on vehicles, starting from 1 March 2020. Having launched in December 2018, the New Toyota Camry  took up 49.04 points in the ASEAN NCAP crash test for the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), 22.68 points for Child Occupant Protection (COP)... Read More

Hyundai Palisade SUV and Le Fil Rouge Concept snaps up iF Design accolades

Korean Auto Manufacturer Hyundai recently snapped up two iF Design Awards for two models. Its the fifth year running that Hyundai vehicles have been recognized for this prestigious award. The Hyundai models which impressed the judges were the Palisade SUV and Le Fil Rouge concept. The flagship SUV and concept each took an accolade in the Automobiles/Vehicles category at the eminent competition in the global automotive industry. Hyundai’s record streak this year marks another milestone for the company, which continues to make strides in making premium cars affordable and available for customers worldwide. The award acknowledged Hyundai’s new flagship... Read More

Toyota Premieres New Supra at Detroit Auto Show

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) premiered its much-anticipated all-new Supra today at the 2019 North American International Auto Show*1 in Detroit. Sales in Japan of the new Supra are slated to start around spring 2019. The new Supra is the first global model of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s GR sports car series. Ever since first competing in Germany’s 24 Hours of Nürburgring endurance race in 2007*2, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has been aiming through its motorsports activities to develop its cars and people, with the goal of “making ever-better cars.” The knowledge and know-how it has built up over the years have been... Read More

Perodua Myvi hits another milestone with over 100,000 units on the road

The Malaysian icon on wheels that is the Perodua Myvi has achieved another milestone, with over 100,000 units of the third-generation model already on the road as of today. He added that customer feedback has been largely positive, with many of them liking the Myvi’s stylish looks, practicality, ease to drive, low running costs thanks to its frugality and economical maintenance, generous space despite its compact size, plus advanced features usually only found in more premium cars. “The Perodua Myvi is by far the most successful model in our history. The original Myvi launched in 2005 into a market... Read More

BLACKPINK All Set for ‘In Your Area’ Kuala Lumpur – their First Malaysian Tour and Presented by KIA!

Attention to all BLINKs in Malaysia: BLACKPINK is finally ‘In Your Area’ where Kuala Lumpur will play host on the weekend of 23rd and 24th February 2019 to the revolutionary Korean super girl group’s concert! The 2-day concerts are presented by KIA Motors, who announced the partnership with BLACKPINK for their 2019 World Tour earlier this month sending the K-Pop scene in Malaysia abuzz. BLINKs in Kuala Lumpur can look forward to a whole line-up of exciting activities Kia Malaysia has in store, starting with the KIA Malaysia x BLACKPINK Valentine’s Day Contest where two lucky winners will score... Read More

Kia Picanto GT sees the light

Previously showcased at the 2018 KL International Motor Show, the Kia Picanto GT-Line saw the light with an official unveiling by Naza Kia Malaysia. The Kia Picanto GT-Line boasts new features designed to add a level of excitement to the Picanto line-up. Unique to the GT-Line variant are the new colour accents on the full body kit and Kia’s signature ‘tiger nose’ grille at the front to add to the aggressive stance. Completing the package are sporty-looking dual exhaust pipes at the rear of the GT-Line. The New Picanto GT-Line is further fitted with 16-inch alloy wheels and pedals,... Read More

5 must know facts about the new 2019 Mitsubishi Triton

Its no secret, Malaysians love their pickup trucks. Unlike the pure utilitarian and strictly workhorse nature of their previous iterations, the current crop of pick up trucks are nothing short of a style statement. Nissan’s Navara offers a fully independent rear end and comfortable leather cabin, Ford’s Ranger comes with the stylish Wildtrek guise and the frankly mad Ranger Raptor set up too. Even the Hilux is extremely refined and a far cry from its Mad Max like origin. Now it’s Mitsubishi Malaysia’s lone hero, the Triton to undergo its share of changes. This year we finally get to... Read More

PROTON HITS THREE NEW HIGHS IN JANUARY

PROTON kicked off 2019 on a high note as total registrations climbed to 7,007 units for January 2019. The estimated market share is 14.5%, though the final figure will only be confirmed following the publication of industry sales data by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA). Following its launch on 12 December 2018, deliveries of the Proton X70 have gathered pace as more units of PROTON’s first SUV become available. Having set a Malaysia market record for most registrations by an SUV in its launch month, the trend continued in the new year with 2,777 units registered in January 2019.... Read More

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