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WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW RANGE ROVER EVOQUE

Land Rover’s highly-anticipated luxury compact SUV, the New Range Rover Evoque, has been revealed in London’s creative East End with a high-energy display  which saw a number of vehicles driving across digital skylines around the globe. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Chief Design Officer, said: “When Range Rover Evoque made its debut back in 2010, it transformed the world of compact SUVs and the new model is set to continue that remarkable journey. This characterful vehicle combines refinement and fun to create that all important emotional reaction that will turn heads and make people smile.” Having pioneered the luxury compact SUV... Read More

Ford Ranger Raptor Officially Lands in Malaysia with New Ford Mustang Unveiled at the KLIMS 2018

Ford Motor Company and its exclusive distribution partner, Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), today officially launched the Ford Ranger Raptor at Press Day for the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) 2018 at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).   The Ranger Raptor – Asia Pacific’s first and only factory-built high-speed off-road performance truck – will be taking centre stage at KLIMS 2018 from 23 November to 2 December.   Priced at RM199,888.00, the Ranger Raptor comes in two enticing colours, including Lightning Blue and the Ranger Raptor’s unique Hero colour, Conquer Grey.   The Ranger Raptor lives... Read More

Perodua hints at future capabilities at KLIMS18

Perodua is giving visitors to the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS18) a sneak peek at its future capabilities in design concepts and a shadow of things to come. “Perodua’s stand at KLIMS18 offers a glimpse into a future direction it may take to meet the ever-evolving expectations of our valued customers,” said Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh. “Themed Illumination, the Perodua stand is our vision of what we aspire to be; a beacon of ideas in line with the needs and wants of our future customers,” he added. Unveiled today at... Read More

HONDA HR-V RS MAKES FULL PREVIEW AT KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW

Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today showcased the latest RS variant of its segment-leading compact SUV, the HR-V at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS 2018). Since July when the Company opened up for bookings at all 97 Honda dealerships, more than 4,100 bookings have been received for the New HR-V as to date.   Launched in 2015 in Malaysia, the HR-V has performed positively in the market, achieving cumulative total sales of 72,200 to date. Between the period of January and September 2018, Honda models namely the Jazz, City, Civic, Accord, CR-V, BR-V have emerged top in... Read More

HONDA MALAYSIA PRESENTS FRONTIER OF INNOVATION AT KLIMS 2018

Honda Malaysia is once again spearheading the introduction of advanced technologies to Malaysians through its showcase at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 2018). Clustered under the mega theme of Frontier of Innovation, Honda’s booth No.1001 on Level 1 of Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) of KLIMS 2018 is ready to warmly welcome visitors with an experiential set-up of the technology revolutions that Honda has pioneered for future mobility. Honda Malaysia will be displaying new and concept model for the first time in Malaysia, including the most advanced Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV), Clarity Fuel Cell.... Read More

PROTON X70 MAKES PUBLIC DEBUT AT KLIMS 2018

PROTON gave the Proton X70, its first ever SUV, its public debut during the media day of the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS). Held at the Malaysian International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur the show officially opens its doors to the public from 23 November to 2 December and all visitors are invited to get a closer look at the Proton X70 when visiting the Company’s booth. Although this won’t be the first time the Proton X70 is shown to the public, all previous instances were closed-door preview events for invited guests only. Therefore,... Read More

The all-new BMW 330e Sedan debuts

Superior driving dynamics and exemplary efficiency are the key characteristics of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan. With the extension of the engine portfolio to include a plug-in hybrid system, these essential properties of the new sports sedan acquire an additional and especially pioneering dimension. In the new BMW 330e Sedan, the latest generation of BMW eDrive Technology is combined with a 4-cylinder petrol engine to provide a significant increase in sporty flair as well as an even more intense electrically powered driving experience. The first ever standard XtraBoost integrated in a BMW model temporarily increases the system output of... Read More

New Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 variants debut in the country

Mercedes-AMG is no stranger to the high performance SUV segment. The GLC 63 S and GLC 63 S Coupé is a combination of high-performance engine in the skin of an SUV. Both of these powerful predators are the only vehicles in their segment to be powered by an eight-cylinder biturbo engine. The proven AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine puts out 375 kW (510 hp) with a maximum torque of 700 Nm. Acceleration from zero to 100 km/h is completed in just 3.8 seconds with the top speed of 270 km/h. A characteristic feature is that the two turbochargers are... Read More

The all-new Mercedes-Benz G-Class launches in Malaysia

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class returns as it always has been, but ready for the future it deserves to be in. The Gelaendewagen, the G-Class is the Godfather of all SUVs. Never before in the history of Mercedes- Benz icons has an automobile been passionately and unanimously been refused to let pass by its owners and fans as the G-Class. The Mercedes-AMG G 63 underpins its unique position among performance offroad vehicles provided by the 430 kW (585 hp) 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine. The one-man-one-engine AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine in the Mercedes-AMG G 63 generates 430 kW (585 hp) in... Read More

The new Range Rover Velar debuts with the 3.0L R-Dynamic

Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia has just rolled out the 3.0L R-Dynamic variant of the Range Rover Velar for motoring enthusiasts who want to experience more power in their drive while enjoying the modernity and elegance that this luxurious mid-sized SUV has to offer. Priced at RM722,787, this variant is now available at all showrooms nationwide.   The P380 supercharged V6 petrol engine, this variant offers exhilarating performance that enables the Velar to reach 100km/h in only 5.7 seconds  before reaching an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h. The exhaust note has been enhanced to produce a deep powerful note... Read More

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