Category: Auto

Auto tips: Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Road?

The subject of Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Road? isn’t always applicable with Malaysian motorists. A large percentage of local motorists still drive vehicles that are 10 years or older; the matter of fact is new vehicles are simply too darn expensive to even consider in this country. The advantage of owning a new ride is your service and maintenance are pretty much taken care of, for at least five years.  But what about motorists who have cars more than a decade old and cars already out of service warranty? Obviously these motorists would choose to ignore a... Read More

Honda CR-V receives restyling and upgrades in the USA

The Honda CR-V has been re-styled and upgraded for its 2020 model year. The CR-V for the U.S. market now has a hybrid version as well. The 2020 Honda CR-V comes with bolder front and rear styling, re-designed wheels and standard Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technology. Exterior highlights consist of the chrome grille, integrated round LED foglights (hybrid version with bar type foglight with five LEDs), Blue Honda emblem for the hybrid, tinted rearlights with dark chrome garnish and wheel options of 18” – 19” sizes. Inside, the most apparent feature is the push button gear selector which... Read More

The 1st EEV Pickup Truck Launch in Malaysia.

When people talk about the Isuzu D-Max, the first thing that comes into people’s mind is the durability and efficiency of the pick up. Being one of the oldest automotive brands in Japan, Isuzu has practically changed the truck/pick up segment globally and domestically. Isuzu Malaysia today introduced the most compact, efficient and robust diesel engine for its most popular pick up model. View Gallery What’s new about the 1.9L engine compared to the old 2.5L unit? 10% more power9% more torque19% better fuel efficiency6% quieter56kg lighter37% less internal friction With all these changes, it translates to more durability,... Read More

BMW 330i M Sport joins line-up with official price tag

BMW Malaysia Introduces the New BMW 330i M Sport. BMW Malaysia has announced the 330i M Sport, the newest variant in the 3 Series line. As one of the top variant of the line, the 330i M Sport carries much more pronounced exterior and interior interpretations. At a glance, there’s a larger kidney grille, adaptive LED headlights with bi-LED, slim, 3-D smoked rearlights, a rear spoiler lip and two thick exhausts (90 mm). Making the car sportier than ever are the 18-inchers M bi-color Orbit Grey with mixed tyres and blue-painted callipers on the M Sport brakes. Inside, everything... Read More

New Toyota Corolla in 3 variants roll out in Japan

The Toyota Corolla has been a marquee name since 1966 when it first took off. Up to date, the Corolla has achieved some 47.5 million units sold in over 150 countries. The New Toyota Corolla is scheduled for debut in Malaysia in the fourth quarter. For 2020, Toyota has infused the New Corolla with a completely fresh design, a host of new technologies,  a TNGA platform and a special body for the Japanese market. The Corolla comes in three variants, Sedan, Touring and Sport. The Touring (Wagon), previously Corolla Axio and Corolla Fielder in Japan, and the Sport version... Read More

Toyota C-HR’s Hits and Misses

The Hit and Miss SUV – Toyota C-HR The Toyota C-HR has been a long awaited SUV to arrive to local shores since it was first showcased at the 2014 Paris Motor show as a Concept. It took a while for it to go into production after it garnered some rave reviews by the motoring world. Toyota Malaysia brought in the C-HR for distribution last year and it took a while for the model to get the people to desire for it. One of the more underrated models in Toyota’s line-up, we’ve decided to take the C-HR out for... Read More

Wiesmann Project Gecko by 2020

German Sportscar brand Wiesmann on its return has announced its Project Gecko Super car, scheduled for debut in 2020. The Project Gecko car will be engineered and built at the original Wiesmann factory in Dülmen, Germany. Project Gecko is the perfect mix of continuity and contemporary. Many of the elements that gave the Wiesmann MF5 a cult following, such as the distinctive design and premium features would remain, while key changes like the New platform utilizing lightweight technologies are implemented. The new tech help increase performance and ensure the car is fit for the future. The look of Project... Read More

Honda Road to 900K unit campaign Grand Finale

As previously featured, Honda Malaysia is observing its 900,000th car milestone with a grand finale planned for 28 – 29 September at the Bukit Jalil Stadium. In a big do, Honda has charted out family fun-filled activities for visitors at this festive occasion. Honda will also present a lucky winner with brand new car at the event. Citizens from all walks of life are invited to visit the Honda ‘Road to 900,000th Unit Milestone’ Grand Finale.   One of the major highights include the “Frontier of Innovation” showcase which exhibits Honda’s Next Generation Technologies such as Sport Hybrid i-DCD... Read More

New Proton 3S Centre Opens in Kuantan

Pesat Auto CTM Sdn Bhd (Pesat Auto) officially opened its new PROTON 3S centre in Kuantan on the 13 September 2019. It is the third dealer outlet to be opened in Kuantan which carries the company’s new corporate identity. Consisting of 6 bays, 4 hoists and a built-up area of 750 square meters, this new outlet with a total investment of RM2.3 million, is centrally located along the town’s main road. Pesat Auto is confident that this outlet will boost sales by about 30% and service throughput could possibly increase by 40%. “The business landscape has changed tremendously over... Read More

Vision EQS is the Mercedes-Benz’s Vision of the Future

One of the main highlights for Mercedes-Benz at the Frankfurt Motor Show is the zero-emission Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS show car. With a catchy tagline ‘Lasting beauty that moves’, the Vision EQS depicts the Three-point Star’s future of high-quality vehicles and self-determined driving The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS Concept has a ‘one bow’ with free flowing yet expressively sculptured persona. There’s a clear color division at shoulder level creating the  impression of a “black panel” glass landscape. The effect is like its floating on the silver vehicle body. At a glance of the Vision EQS, there’s a striking EQ impression from... Read More

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