Category: Cars, Bikes & Trucks

New BMW X1 sDrive20i gets refreshed exterior and interior motifs

The BMW X1 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) has a new variant in the form of the X1 sDrive20i. Exterior motifs of the X1 sDrive20i include refreshed design elements like the the front apron with redesigned air inlets, twin circular headlights, body contour lines, updated exterior paint finishes and light alloy wheels Moving into the interior, the X1 sDrive20i features a redesigned center console with an enhanced orientation towards the driver, premium quality materials as well as upgraded surfaces and control elements together with a spanking sports steering wheel. In addition, the three full-size rear seats and its 40/20/40-split offer... Read More

Boon Siew Honda introduces latest Spacy and PCX AT motorcycles

Boon Siew Honda has introduced two of its latest Automatic Transmission (AT) motorcycles in the form of the new Spacy and PCX. Both new Honda AT motorcycles have already made debut in markets like Europe, America, greater Asia, and soon Malaysia in March 2013. With easy-to-ride, practicality, safety and fuel efficiency, the Spacy and PCX are packed with current technology and innovation. Along with a modern styling, easy-to-ride sentiments, the Honda AT bikes are irresistibly fun. The new Spacy is designed for functionality fun with high utility and big capacity; it is especially spacious from a ‘Kapcai’ perspective. From... Read More

Volkswagen Touareg TDI becomes 3rd variant in VW’s premium SUV line-up

The Volkswagen Touareg TDI is the first diesel-powered variant introduced by Volkswagen Group Malaysia in the country. This latest VW premium SUV now joins the currently available Touareg line up of the 3.6 V6 and the Touareg Hybrid (Think Blue), which debut last month. The Touareg TDI, an improved and enhanced model of its predecessor is an alternative for drivers seeking sustainable mobility. With its combined fuel consumption of just 7.2 l/100 km, the Touareg TDI sets new standards among full-fledged SUVs and is said to rival petrol engines with 25% lesser fuel intake. Carbon emissions are kept to... Read More

New Almera is expected to return Nissan to its former heydays

The new Nissan Almera today officially debut for the Malaysian market in an Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) cordial 80s through new millenia flashback which paid homage to the Almera’s 80s and 90s predecessors Nissan Sunny and Sentra. Deemed the best selling global sedan, the new Nissan Almera has already achieved half a million units in big automotive markets like the U.S.A, China and Thailand. Thailand alone has accumulated some 40,000 units since the Almera was introduced in Siamland, approximately a year ago. As previously previewed at the ETCM’s Serendah plant in Rawang, the new Almera reveals plenty of... Read More

BMW Motorrad Maxi Scooters present dependable urban mobility

BMW Malaysia today unveiled two of its latest Motorrad: the BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT. Both the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT are meant to appeal to customers with a knack for urban mobility on two-wheel and distance touring. Visually, the face of the new scooters are distinguished by a bigger-than-normal upside down fork and two-rotor disc brake, just as on a motorcycle. The tails bear a dynamically designed single swing-arm with proportionately bigger hollow wheel axles. Just the codenames define, the C 600 offers a bit of sports and fun ride, while the... Read More

Honda CR-V SUV gets final make-over before the dawn of the all-new variant

Almost at the end of its product life cycle, the CR-V gets a final “Limited” make-over on the inside and out as announced by Honda Malaysia. The locally-assembled CR-V Limited takes up a new Modula front grille and tailgate spoiler on the exterior On the inside, Honda has added illuminated side steps, leather seats, as well as included a purposeful and stylish built-in touch screen navigator with rear view camera. Powering the CR-V Ltd is a familiar 2.0L i-VTEC powertrain mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission Further driving comfort is accorded by the steering wheel that can be adjusted... Read More

Nissan Almera in tuned by IMPUL guise

The recently introduced Nissan Almera gets flared-up with exterior IMPUL sport elements as announced by Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM). The Almera in its early product life cycle has already been chosen to receive a thorough make-over just like the current Nissan variants like Sylphy, Latio in sport guise, Grand Livina and X-Gear. Though there are ample exterior parts, the front end of the Almera takes up the least add-ons, but add in the IMPUL aerokit and you’ll get a new radiator grille and front lip which instantly boost the Almera’s aggression. At the side, the IMPUL side skirt... Read More

The Future is Z.E.: The Renault Fluence Z.E. Electric Vehicle

TC Eurocars, distributors of Renault cars, today enabled a special preview and first drive of its first electric cars. the Renault Z.E. The Renault Z.E. is one of four electric concept vehicles showcased at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show in Deutschland (Germany) and has evolved to become the French marque’s first accessible electric car. The Z.E. Sedan or Saloon which carries a tagline of “The Future is Here, The Future is Z.E.” is designed from the onset as a full-fledged electric variant for private owners as well as fleet operators. Fluence Z.E. features the distinctive and recognizable elements of... Read More

The Toyota Hilux receives coveted the Intercooler VNT & a refreshed look

UMW Toyota Motor yesterday introduced the new Toyota Hilux with Intercooler Variable Nozzle Turbo or short for VNT. Based on the current Hilux variant, the locally-assembled Hilux VNT takes up light exterior updates and the all important Intercooler VNT which replaces the conventional Hilux 2.5 liter turbo engine. Previously, UMW Toyota Motor has already incorporated the turbocharger technology in the Hilux Double Cab 3.0G. With the VNT, the Hilux 2.5l has an incremental power output of 144 PS and a maximum torque of 343 Nm. The media had the privilege to drive the new Hilux 2.5G to the State... Read More

Honda City in a Taffeta White shade

Honda Malaysia has added a new color to their existing Honda City variant, the Taffeta White. The City’s new paint now brings a choice of four (4) colors for customers to choose from, which also include Alabaster Silver, Polished Metal and Crystal Black Pearl. Since its launch in December 2008, the 3rd Generation City has sold more than 36,000 units. With the Taffeta White, Honda Malaysia is targeting a monthly sales of 1,700 units with 40% of sales deriving from the Taffeta White. In conjunction with the new color introduction, Honda Malaysia takes the opportunity to promote the notions... Read More

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