Category: Auto

The new McLaren 600LT Spider Debuts

McLaren Automotive today releases first images and details of the third new model in its £1.2bn Track25 business plan – the McLaren 600LT Spider. The fifth car to carry the Longtail name, the new convertible fully embodies the McLaren Longtail philosophy of increased power, reduced weight, optimised aerodynamics, track-focused dynamics and limited availability. In addition, it brings a new dimension of excitement over the 600LT Coupé, without compromise to the dynamic purity of the most performance-focused car in the Sports Series line-up: a retractable hardtop to give the choice of open-air driving. “The McLaren 600LT Spider adds a new... Read More

The Official Launches of Perodua Aruz

Perodua has officially launched its latest Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), the Aruz, which has already received 2,200 bookings since order-taking began on 3 January. The seven-seater SUV was launched this evening by the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Yang Berhormat Datuk Darell Leiking and witnessed by Perodua Chairman, Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin and the Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia, His Excellency Dr Makio Miyagawa. Two variants of the Perodua Aruz are offered, namely the 1.5 X and 1.5 Advance, which are respectively priced at RM72,900 and RM77,900 (on-the-road before insurance in Peninsular Malaysia), making it among the most competitively-priced... Read More

The all-new 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 Debuts at NAIAS

The all-new Shelby GT500 – the pinnacle of any pony car ever engineered by Ford Performance – delivers on its heritage with more than 700 horsepower for the quickest street-legal acceleration and most high-performance technology to date ever offered in a Ford Mustang. Arriving this fall to join its Shelby GT350 stablemate, Shelby GT500 is engineered to attack on all fronts. At the drag strip, it’s set to produce a projected 700-plus horsepower via its first-in-class dual-clutch transmission. At the track, performance improves even more thanks to its race-bred chassis, custom Michelin tires and the largest front brake rotors... Read More

SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL UNLEASHES MOST POWERFUL MODEL EVER WITH LIMITED-EDITION STI S209

Subaru Tecnica International (STI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation, today introduced the limited-edition STI S209, the first-ever S-line STI product produced exclusively for the U.S. market. As an S-line product, the STI S209 encompasses upgrades in power, handling, aerodynamics and driver engagement, and undergoes final assembly in Kiryu, Japan, where it receives engine modifications and bodywork alterations that in total require it to be homologated for the U.S. by STI; thus, the S209 is considered the first “STI-built” Subaru sold in the U.S. The S209 carries on a high-performance tradition that dates to STI-built models that were... Read More

2020 Toyota Supra Makes World Debut

In July 2018, in view of tens of thousands of spectators at England’s world-renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed, a low, long-hood sports car wearing full-body camouflage with mysterious “A90” markings blasted up the narrow, curvy hill-climb circuit. For Toyota enthusiasts, “A90” was the giveaway: the A40, A60, A70 and A80 that came before were Supras. The Toyota Supra was coming back! In January 2019, the fifth-generation GR Supra, the first global Toyota GAZOO Racing model, makes its undisguised world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, ending years of anticipation and speculation among sports car enthusiasts... Read More

Lexus LC Convertible Concept Makes World Debut in Detroit

Lexus shocked the automotive world in Detroit three years ago with the debut of the LC coupe. It was a testament to the brand’s new sense of creative ambition, but it was only just the beginning. Since then, the Lexus design team has been exploring the brand’s evolution and the latest result of those explorations will make its debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show with the world premiere of the Lexus LC Convertible Concept.An open-air roadster that is an artful reflection of the LC coupe, the design goal of the Convertible Concept was the expression of... Read More

2020 Lexus RC F and RC F Track Edition Debut in Detroit

Freshly updated for the 2020 model year, the RC F coupe now boasts improved performance, revised styling and an all-new, limited production Track Edition. With the introduction of the RC F Track Edition, hard core driving enthusiasts no longer have to decide between a luxury car for the street and a serious performance car for the track. Blending the luxury and craftsmanship of Lexus with performance upgrades typically reserved for exotic sportscars, the RC F Track Edition is capable of turning hot laps all afternoon and being driven home that night. It’s the latest milestone for the F performance... Read More

CYCLE & CARRIAGE LAUNCHES ‘EXCEPTIONAL JOURNEYS’ BRAND PROMISE AND TURNS 120 IN 2019

Cycle & Carriage or 合发, a leading regional automotive group in Southeast Asia with 10 brands operating in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar is launching a new brand promise – ‘Exceptional Journeys’. Founded in 1899, Cycle & Carriage is celebrating its 120th anniversary in 2019. Exceptional Journeys The new brand builds on Cycle & Carriage’s passion for creating exceptional people-focused experiences. ‘Exceptional Journeys’ leads the company from focusing on delivering quality products and services, to enhancing the experience for the customers, partners, employees and communities that Cycle & Carriage engages with. Preeston leads the Cycle & Carriage automotive businesses across the region and... Read More

Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition to Premiere at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

Mazda Motor Corporation announced today that the Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition will have its world premiere at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, which opens to the public on 9th February 2019.1 The Mazda MX-5 made its debut at the Chicago Motor Show in 1989 and to celebrate its 30th anniversary a special edition has been created in appreciation of the customers all over the world who have supported the success of the model over the last three decades. As the most popular roadster in history, with over 1 million units sold worldwide to date including more than 350,000 in... Read More

Mercedes-Benz delivers a new all-time high performance

2018 is the fifth consecutive record year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM). The distinctive three-pointed star shined brightly in 2018 with an extraordinary performance of 13,079 vehicles sold, translating into a 9% overall growth. Capturing a 2.4 per cent market share, the achievement cements Mercedes-Benz as the undisputed luxury lifestyle brand in Malaysia and the global arena. In 2018, MBM‟s performance was spearheaded by the locally produced limousines, which recorded 7,910 units sold. Following closely were the Mercedes-Benz SUVs with 2,613 units sold, particularly by the locally produced Mercedes-Benz GLC 200 and GLC 250. The German marque expects continued positive... Read More

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