Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

The German SUV for the masses – The Volkswagen Tiguan

Sales of SUV have been on the rise in the past decade, and most of the manufacturer have a SUV in their sales line up. Majority of the test cars that we are getting this year are mostly SUVs, and one of the SUV that we get our hands on is one of the most affordable German SUV you can get in Malaysia, the Volkswagen Tiguan Highline. Let’s see how it stacks up among the sea of SUVs. View Gallery The Tiguan that is currently sold in Malaysia is the 2nd generation Tiguan. The 2nd generation have moved away... Read More

Ford Mustang Mach-E Performance SUV: What you need to know?

Everyone who’s an automotive enthusiast who’ve heard of the Ford Mustang. In a latest development, Ford has announced a brand new model into the Mustang family, for the first time in 55 years. The new model goes by the name of the Mustang Mach-E, an all-electric SUV born of the same free-spirited ideals that inspired the best-selling sports coupe in the world. The Ford Mustang Mach-E is slated for debut in 2020 with three variants; standard, extended-range and a GT version. All variants are fitted with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive. Target range for the Mustang electric SUV is... Read More

New Mazda CX-30 continues Mazda’s successful streak in making 5-star Euro NCAP models

Although the New Mazda CX-30 isn’t arriving anytime soon, it already started the publicity hype in major markets with the Euro NCAP announcement. The new Mazda CX-30 is a recipient of the Euro NCAP 5-star ratings recognition, with an exceptional 99% score in the Adult Occupant category. In addition, the CX-30 achieved maximum points for frontal full-width impact, as well as for both barrier and pole side impacts. Mazda’s Smart Brake Support system also gained full marks in low-speed tests, with collisions avoided in all scenarios. In a nutshell, the Mazda CX-30 performed impressively in all four Euro NCAP... Read More

Ferrari Roma is all about Italian flair and distinction

In an effort to make a Ferrari Supercar more Italian than ever, the Prancing Horse has announced the New Ferrari Roma; a latest creation by the folks at Maranello. The Roma was picked as a true homage to Italy’s capital city, Rome, where a dedicated event was held to present the Ferrari Roma to clients. They call it an icon of Italian design. Ferrari Roma is all about flair and style the Italian way and like the Italians, it represents a contemporary interpretation of the carefree, pleasurable way of life. This also denotes the era of the 1950s and... Read More

Triton Quest gets long overdue updates

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia today introduced an updated variant of its popular pick up line, the Triton. The Triton Quest is the base model of the line-up and is in need of updates long overdue. The line also comprises Triton MT/AT, Triton Premium MT/AT and the top flight Triton Adventure X. The 2019 Triton Quest is a budget pick up with a price of just under RM 80,000. It is suitable for moving things around in a jiffy, especially with its easy loading cab, close to the ground tailgate. Load capacity is up to 970 kilograms inclusive of passengers and... Read More

Updated Volvo XC90 hits showrooms

Volvo Car Malaysia today announced the updated XC90 for the local Premium SUV market. As most people seeking premium SUVs would know, the XC90 is one of the pride and joy models by Volvo. The XC90 was the first model to rurn things around for Volvo, back in 2015. It was the first model to feature Volvo’s key signature elements. Most notable of them is the Thor’s Hammer headlights. The model  also introduced Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform. The XC90 became widely accepted globally and amassed some 320,000 units in sales, to date, since it debuted. To improve... Read More

World Premiere of the New SKODA Octavia

The SKODA Octavia once made a little buzz in Malaysia under the now defunct Quasar Carriage distributorship. Since then, the Skoda brand has since vanished off the face of Malaysian shores. Bermaz Motor, the distributors for Mazda cars, once dabbled in it but didn’t take long before they gave it up to focus solely on the more popular and appealing Zoom-zoom brand. Skoda is of course an Eastern European car manufacturer, which hails from the Czech Republic. It is now under part of the Volkswagen group umbrella. Under the stewardship of VW, the brand thrived over the years with... Read More


In 2019, Honda Malaysia have opened 6 new Body and Paint (BP) Centers around Malaysia. This brings the numbers of BP Centers to 28 centers around Malaysia.  This move is to enhanced the customers’ ownership experience at all Honda dealerships by providing more convenience to the customers by fulfilling their various needs in just one center. Honda Malaysia has maintained consistent sales growth for the past 5 years, which the company saw an average of 30% increase from 2014 to 2018. The growth also translated to an increase in after-sales service intakes of the company. As of October 2019,... Read More

World Premiere of the All-new Honda City

The Honda City is a name all too familiar in the Asian region. Honda’s most successful sub-compact and model is getting ready for its world premiere in Thailand, on 25 November. The 5th-generation Honda City, themed “REIMAGINE”, is re-imagined to better in every dimension and delivers new value beyond everybody’s imagination by crossing the boundaries of the existing sub-segments of city cars. The New City has a new Turbo engine, much like the Civic before it. Honda claims despite the increased power, it’s got 33% better fuel efficiency. As always, the New City got a fresh exterior and a... Read More

New era begins at Maserati with the GranTurismo Zeda

Maserati is about to unleash something ‘Big’ come May 2020 MMXX. The Luxury car make has released first images of the GranTurismo Zéda to herald the New Era of GranTurismo and the last day of production of the Maserati GranTurismo line at the Modena plant. Production of the GranTurismo and GranCabrio will move to the Turin manufacturing plant in time to come. The Maserati GranTurismo Zéda is a celebratory car set to tour the world in anticipation of the arrival of a new GranTurismo. The unique model, sporting futuristic exterior shades designed by Centro Stile Maserati, tells the story... Read More


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