Category: Auto

Toyota Malaysia and Shell join forces to initiate safety campaign for the first time

Toyota Malaysia and Shell have joined forces to initiate a safety campaign in view of an upcoming festive occasion. This collaboration between the two automotive giants is the very first. With this collaboration, motorists can hit 20 selected Shell stations in the country to get a free 36-point check. The Shell stations involved are located in Selangor (Kota Damansara, Batu Caves, Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim), KL (Desa Petaling, Jalan Genting Klang 1, Jalan Cheras Batu 4), North (Jalan Kuala Kangsar Ipoh, Jalan Chain Ferry 1, Jalan Jelutong), East Malaysia (Jalan Besar Kiantan, Jalan Gambang Kuantan, Jalan Hiliran), South (Jalan Skudai,... Read More

Goodyear advocates Road Safety for upcoming festive season

About 10,000 or more accidents have been caused by rethreaded tyres, based on local ministry’s report. As the festive season approaches, Goodyear is advocating a road safety especially for motorists with the Goodyear Win A Car campaign. Now, purchase a set of Goodyear tyres at amazingly low price and forget about rethreading tyres. When you purchase a set of Goodyear tyres during the campaign which started from 1 May until 30 June, you’d stand a chance to get a new Honda City and 10 years worth of tyre supply. All Goodyear tyre ranges are applicable for this campaign: Eagle... Read More

Porsche 911 Speedster, limited to just 1,948 units

Porsche has revealed that the 911 Speedster would go into production. From concept during the 70 years Porsche Sports cars celebrations to production, the Speedster was developed based on the 911 R and 911 GT3. The 911 Speedster is Pure Porsche highlighted by a shaped convertible top compartment lid with its double-bubble streamliners and a single piece of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic. Two trim elements in the double bubbles make room for the roll-over protection system as need, included in the two-seater as a standard feature just like in the 911 Carrera Cabriolet. Other highlights include a weight-saving roof, shortened window... Read More

New Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R smashes Nürburgring record

New Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R sets Nürburgring record for Front-wheel drive production car New Renault Megane R.S. Trophy-R has smashed the Nurburgring record for front-wheel drive production cars. The Megane R.S. destroyed the Nordschleife record in 07:40.100 on the 20.600 km lap, and a 07:45.389 reference time on the official whole lap of 20.832 km. The new Megane R.S. Trophy-R will debut at this weekend’s Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. The Trophy-R has the same 300hp engine as the Megane R.S. Trophy, but weight reduction is significant with a decrease of up  to 130 kg, along with a reworked... Read More

Stay safe on the road with Petron

S As festive season approaches, many companies are slowly launching safety campaigns to remind motorists to stay safe and alert on the road during the holiday hiatus. Following its tie-up with Bosch and the Transport Ministry, Petron Malaysia announced they’d be teaming up with Honda Malaysia and Michelin Malaysia to offer car inspections at selected Petron stations nationwide. This safety campaign is valid for all motorists, and free of charge. The safety campaign consists of a detailed 5-minute car safety check inclusive of battery and wiper condition by Bosch Automotive Aftermarket at five Petron stations in the Klang Valley... Read More

Mercedes-Benz A250 AMG Line: Where Performance meets Refinement

: The Mercedes-Benz A250 AMG Line was recently tried and tested by our partners at Route Hunters (RH), along with the country’s top Rally driver, the one and only Karamjit Singh. Starting things off is the A250’s demographics which our pips at RH pointed to the young execs with an upper mid-income level and 30 year-olds with an active lifestyle to justify the cost of owning this compact thrill seeker that carries a price tag of RM263,888. They did a marvelous  comparing between the A250 AMG and the Volkswagen Golf GTi, presumably an MKVII. Only true-blooded four-wheel aficionados could... Read More

BMW M5 35th Anniversary Edition paying homage to the proud heritage

To mark the 35th Anniversary of the M5, BMW has unleashed the M5 Edition  35 years. This 625hp special edition is limited to just 350 units around the globe, available from July. So what’s the deal with the BMW M5 35th anniversary edition; well, the M design and elements are profound inside and out.  Developed especially for the Edition model, BMW Individual fittings give the sports sedan the status of an exclusive collector’s item. Its striking appearance is particularly ensured by the BMW Individual special finish in Frozen Dark Grey metallic which has a special pigmentation to create a... Read More

New Audi A4 gets new mild-hybrid engine

As the world’s most recognizable sedan, the A4 has an updated design and a host of interior upgrades. Engine options now include a mild-hybrid selection. Audi’s signature look shines bright with the A4 thanks to the broader, flatter singleframe grille and LED head lights (Matrix LEDs for the highest level) that give the A4 an even more menacing look.  The side view now has a ‘ masculinity’ look and feel above the fenders and a more pronounced beltline. There are 3 equipment levels (basic, advanced and S line) and 12 colors, including new terra gray, to choose from, for... Read More

2019 Toyota Avanza gets essential upgrades

2019 Toyota Avanza gets essential upgrades Toyota Malaysia has announced the updated version of the Avanza, which is  ready for bookings at showrooms nationwide, starting from RM RM80,888. Also, the Avanza 1.5G variant has been discontinued and superseded by the Avanza 1/5S, and the Avanza 1.5X has been replaced by the 1.5S+ variant. Toyota’s compact MPV has been updated for its ‘end-of-life’ run with two-tier LED headlights, body-colored trim, fresh foglights, a seamless profile, chrome fixtures, a sharkfin antenna and powered side mirrors. From the rear, a high-mounted brake light and spoiler are added for good measures. There’s now... Read More

The HR-V now with a Black interior

The Honda HR-V RS now has a Black interior, as announced by Honda Malaysia. The RS HR-V is the top flight variant of the line-up and from customers’ feedbacks, its been gifted a plush interior with black trimmings. The black interior replaces the Ivory interior and it’s only valid the RS version. The  black is utilized on the center console, front panel, driver and passenger seat (front and rear) as well as door panel lining. The HR-V has been one of the best selling model for Honda Malaysia, with 12,200 bookings in just four months since it came out.... Read More


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