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Porsche Cayenne Coupe joins line-up

Porsche has announced the newest variant in its Cayenne line-up, the Cayenne ‘Coupe’. The Cayenne model range is currently in its third-generation. With the Coupe in place, the Cayenne is transformed into a more dynamically designed compact Crossover with new technical details. The Coupe Cayenne has sharper lines, a new rear section with an adaptive spoiler, rear individual seats and two kinds of panoramic roofs (glass or carbon fiber). At a glance, you’d notice a steeply sloping roof line from front to rear which gives the Coupe its dynamic and sporty look. This effect is supported by a roof... Read More

Proton does ground-breaking at location of new Manufacturing plant in Pakistan

As part its global expansion plan, National Carmakers Proton has landed a manufacturing plant in Pakistan, a neighboring country of India, A special ground-breaking ceremony was held in one of the highest populated cities of Pakistan, Islamabad. The leaders of the two countries, Malaysia’s Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir and Prime Minister of Pakistan, His Excellency Imran Khan signed an official commemorative plaque to kick start the festivities. This is the first-ever CKD (Completely-Knocked Down) manufacturing site for Proton in Pakistan. The manufacturing site also signified a much-needed foreign investment for the host country. The manufacturing site will... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia kicks off Hungry for Adventure Festival

Highlights include unveiling of the GLC 300 Coupe AMG Line and the GLE 450 AMG That’s right, if you’re Hungry for an Adventure, look no further than the Mercedes-Benz Hungry for Adventure Festival, happening right now at the Sentual Depot in the heart of the city. A Live Craig David performance tonight will turn the event into a fiasco of celebration for the fine Mercedes-Benz line-ups at the venue. Here’s your chance to test drive your favorite Mercedes model or better yet, book one to elevate your status… Our friends at Route Hunters shared five pointers to go for... Read More

Renault starts Piloting Vehicle-To-Grid Charging in Electric Vehicles

Renault has started its first large-scale pilot schemes in reversible electric charging. This Vehicle-To-Grid-Charging for electric vehicles only requires a simple, inexpensive adaptation of the existing charging terminals. A fleet of fifteen Renault Zoe vehicles with vehicle-to-grid charging will be introduced in Europe over the course of 2019 to develop future offerings in reversible charging and lay the groundwork for the future standards. These pilot schemes will begin in Utrecht, Netherlands in an ecosystem developed by We Drive Solar and on Porto Santo Island in Portugal with Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira, an energy supplier. Following these, more pilot... Read More

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera debuts in Malaysia

AAston Martin Kuala Lumpur, under the stewardship of Wearnes Quest, has introduced the DBS Superleggera for the Super Luxury segment of Malaysia. The DBS is a revival of an iconic nameplate that first appeared in 1967, while Superleggera pays homage to the innovative lightweight construction methods pioneered by Italian coachbuilder, Touring. View Gallery The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera replaces the Vanquish S as the Super GT flagship in Aston Martin’s ranks. As the new flagship, the numbers are certainly impressive: 725PS at 6500 rpm, 900Nm between 1800-5000rpm, 340km/h top speed and 0 – 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds.... Read More

Hyundai Tucson sports new N Line styling

Hyundai has announced the New Tucson N Line for the European market.The Tucson N Line comes with plenty of new exterior features and a bunch of comfort and  safety equipment. The N Line by Hyundai first came up with the i30 last year to mark the Korean marque’s dynamic trim level. In looks, the N Line Tucson comes with redesigned bumpers and a dark mesh-pattern grille framed by dark chrome. This gives a bold first impression. Furthermore, dark 19” alloy wheels as well as side mirror housings and a rear spoiler in glossy black emphasize the car’s sporting attitude.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Combines Coupe prowess with SUV functionality

The Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé is the Three-point star’s next generation of SUV as it combines the sportiness of a coupé with the functionality of an SUV. The GLC Coupe is part of the GLC line-up, which include four other major Mercedes SUV line-ups, including the GLA, GLE, GLS and G-Class. The GLC Coupe’s front end is more aggressive aided by contoured radiator grille, air intakes, LED headlights and  chrome details on the underride guards (front and rear). Its coupé character shines through in the squat silhouette with the dropping roof line and rounded rear window. Profile of the GLC... Read More

Honda Malaysia sustains No.1 spot in Non-national category

Despite a challenging 2018, Honda Malaysia has managed to sustain the no.1 spot in the non-national car segment, for the fourth consecutive year. In  Malaysia’s TIV (Total Industry Volume), Honda held a firm no.2 behind only National carmakers Perodua. Honda Malaysia’s accumulated sales for the year was 102,282 units. The figures for 2018 meant a 6.6% spike from 2017. Honda’s success is much attributed to the reality that Malaysians prefer Japanese makes rather than settle for mediocre local makes. Additionally, the automotive industry witnessed a series of events that influenced customers to pick locally-assembled Japanese and Continental makes. One... Read More

BMW Charges Up SAV and SAC ranges with M and M Competition models

BMW has unveiled the latest M high-performance variants: the New X3 M and X4 M. Both models are the first in their respective Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segments. Alongside the M models are their Competition equals: the X3 M Competition and X4 M Competition. Compared to the standard models, the M models and the  Competition variants have the specific M design and of course optimize, aerodynamically. Inside, adjustable sports seats, Vernasca leather upholstery, M-specific cockpit, M leather steering wheel and M gearshift selector lever are the norm. The Competition variants get a bit of... Read More

New Bentley Continental GT V8 begins roll out

Bentley has introduced updated versions of the 3rd-generation Continental GT, specifically the Continental GT V8 and Continental GT V8 Convertible. The updates  however are reserved for the U.S. market, currently. The Continental GT is hand-crafted by the folks at Crewe, U.K. With sentiments to Ultimate Luxury, the Continental GT combines driver-focussed performance with exquisite refinement and cutting-edge technology. Let’s start with the looks, as with Bentleys, both the Coupe and Open-top feature 20-inch, 10-spoke painted alloys wheels (nine designs, up to 22-inch option available), subtle V8 badging and a sublime, handcrafted interior.   The Continental GT hasn’t changed much... Read More

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