Category: Cars, Bikes & Trucks

2019 Elantra 2.0l is a desirable compact model from Hyundai

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors, Hyundai Malaysia today has introduced the New Elantra, available in one variant only. Previously, the Elantra is offered in two variants but the company has decided to cut the 1.6l variant in favor of just a 2.0l unit. The new Hyundai Elantra has a starting price of RM109,888.00 (minus insurance). With input from its sibling’s Chief Designer, the new Hyundai Elantra  has been given an extended overall length, 70mm increase to 4620mm. Wheelbase Is maintained. Fresh exterior highlights include front grille, triangular headlights, rear lights and rear fog lights. From the rear, there’s a two-tone bumper... Read More

New Toyota Yaris: Life needs a Y

Toyota Malaysia (UMW Toyota Motor) has finally introduced the New Yaris, with a rather impactful tagline: Life needs a Y.  With the unveiling of the New Toyota Yaris, the model which is locally-assembled has gained a resurgence of sort in the sub-compact segment and the country. The model is build at Toyota’s new plant in Bukit Raja, Klang and targeted  at the Gen-Y and Millennial car buyers. At a starting price of just RM70,888, the 2019 Toyota Yaris could be a good choice over the local makes. View Gallery New Toyota Yaris: Why Life needs a Y With a... Read More

Kia K3 and K3 Plug-in Hybrid debut in China

In a move to appease the Chinese market, like everybody else, Kia has introduced th new Kia K3 and K3 Plug-in Hybrid at Auto Shanghai 2019. Kia also has plans to announce several line-ups only for China. The K3 and K3 Plug-in Hybrid are joined in Shanghai by DYK’s new China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) competitor, the K3 CTCC. Known as the Cerato this part of the world, the K3 is exclusive to the Chinese. At a glance, it doesn’t differ much from the current Cerato K3; the newest K3 has sculpted surfaces and sharp, precise lines, and ‘heartbeat’... Read More

MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid & Cooper S Countryman Pure introduced to Domestic premium market

MINI Malaysia has announced the New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired and the New MINI Cooper S Countryman Pure to the local Premium market. View Gallery Both MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Wired and Cooper S Countryman Pure feature a plethora of innovative advancements including the new generation MINI Connected with built-in 4G SIM technology. Offering extensive connectivity capabilities and personalised services, the new MINI Connected. Convenience is further elevated with Comfort Access, Park Assist, Front and Rear PDC, Auto Tailgate, Rear View Camera, Electronic Parking Brake and the MINI Picnic Bench, a soft 2-seater bench cleverly designed with a... Read More

Proton unveils Iriz and Persona FL with Malaysian Prime Minister

National Carmakers Proton unveiled the long-awaited Iriz and Persona facelifeted versions at the Malaysia Autoshow 2019 in MAEPS, Serdang.  The National car brand gave Proton’s founder and current Malaysian Prime Minster Tun Mahathir the honors to unveil the cars at the show. The buzz regarding these two Proton facelifted cars have been circulating among prominent auto media outlets for a few months. In a nutshell, both models are gifted the look of the X70 SUV, the precursor to future Proton cars when it comes to the exterior. Before the unveiling, Proton has already embarked in plenty of weekend roadshows... Read More

New BMW i3s graces Malaysia Auto Show

For the Malaysia Auto Show from 11 – 14 April, BMW Malaysia pits the i3s as the center piece of models on display at MAEPS, Serdang. As most already know, the i for a BMW means its an all-electric model. The drive to introduce the i3s is in line with the country’s EEV policy, with its targeted 80% penetration of EEVs in the total industry volume by 2022, Spawned from the i3, which sold 120,000 units globally, the i3s continues BMW’s electric car objectives with a more polished styling accents, advanced integrated technology and a clean design. The car... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia reports first quarter results

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine introduced.   Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has announced its first quarter sales results at the media introduciion of the A-Class Limousine in the capital city. The A-Class Limo was introduced at the onset of the KL Fashion Week, hosted by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. For the first quarter of the year, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia tallied a total of 2,944 units in the first three months. This translates to a 2.4 percent market share in the Luxury segment. The results indicate that the Three-point Star has a notch up on its Munich rival. As the number one premium market leaders with a... Read More

New Mazda CX-8 set to steal limelight at Malaysia Autoshow

Mazda Malaysia (Bermaz Motor) has announced that the soon-to-be-unveiled New CX-8 SUV is set to be a major showcase at the upcoming Malaysia Autoshow in MAEPS, Serdang, from 11 – 14 April. The new Mazda CX-8 first came up in Japan at the Tokyo Motor Show in December 2017. It soon reached China at the Auto China in April 2018. Previously, Mazda Malaysia had previewed the CX-8 at the Chines New Year do in mid-February. The new three-row seater Crossover from Mazda is a flagship model, destined to replace its illustrious sibling, the CX-9.  What was made clear during... Read More

New Toyota Yaris up for bookings

As always, prior to the official unveiling, UMW Toyota Motor has announced booking availability for the 2019 Toyota Yaris, the newest compact on the block. The Toyota Yaris with its brand new ‘sturdier’ look is set to rival that of its rival, the Honda HR-V. The front of the new Yaris carries a more aggressive look thanks to a protruding and sharper nose tip with the single-piece grille. The bumper has fresh structure with a ‘little’ spoiler beneath. The sculpted shoulder lines and sedan-like silhouette give the car its masculine character. From the rear, a sporty SUV persona comes... Read More

New Nissan Sedan & two Electric Concepts at 2019 Shanghai Motor Show.

As the Shanghai Motor Show approaches, Nissan will be premiering an all-new Sedan and two other electric concept vehicles at one of the largest auto show events, this part of the world. The 18th Shanghai International Automobile Exhibition will take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. The show runs from April 18-25. New Nissan Sedan The New sedan features Nissan’s latest distinctive design cues and offers an array of technologies that embody Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. First unveiled in January at the 2019 NAIAS... Read More

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