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BMW 320i Sport and X1 usher in 2020 for BMW Malaysia

BMW Malaysia kicks off the year with an announcement of two fresh models, the 320i Sport and X1. Both models are locally-assembled for the premium compact sedan and compact SUV markets. The 2020 BMW 320i Sport is the newest member of the coveted 3 Series line-up. What’s new with the 320i Sport? It’s got front LED fog light and Air Curtains integrated into the outer air intakes, which form a T shape on the front apron. BMW added V-spoke 18-inch wheels to give 320i Sport its character, plus reduce gross weight by 30 kg (kerb weight of 1,460 kg.... Read More

New Peugeot 2008, 208 and 508 Sport Concept share limelight at Brussels Motor Show

Peugeot is kick starting the year with a bang with the European premiere of the New 2008 and a host of its finest automobiles at the Brussels Motor Show, from 11 – 19 January. The New Peugeot 2008 compact SUV takes up the brand’s new signature motifs, coupled with a bold and distinctive styling and new technologies. The major technology focus here is Peugeot proprietary i-Cockpit 3D,  featuring a compact steering wheel, a large HD touchscreen and an innovative head-up 3D instrument panel. This new compact SUV has updated driver assistance systems such as drive assist, park assist, blind... Read More

2020 Mazda MX-5 receives Tech Grade updates

Mazda kicks off the year by announcing updates for their most coveted Roadster, the MX-5. The MX-5, in soft- and hard-top, now comes with Tech Grade updates. This update comes after last year’s 25th Anniversary Edition of the iconic MX-5 in bright Orange. The Mazda MX-5 is available with the base 132ps 1.5-liter or the 184ps 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G on the Sport and GT Sport versions. Both engines come stock with manual transmission, but an automatic transmission is available as an option. What’s the essential Tech Grade? The Tech Grade for the MX-5 is reserved for the top-of-the-line GT Sport... Read More

Sony Vision-S Concept takes limelight at CES 2020

At the 2020 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Sony has announced its presence in future of mobility with the Vision-S EV Concept. The Vision-S Concept is based on three key pillars as its core foundation: Safety, Entertainment and Adaptability. This concept is a fusion of Sony’s technology and creativity. In looks, the Vision-S resembles a ‘Grand Tourer’s form with typical long hood, extended front bumper and a fastback, coupe-like rear. An elongated single Light strip, minus a front grille, integrates the slim LED headlights rather seamlessly. The profile is rather athletic with sculpted shoulder lines. From the... Read More

Perodua starts 2020 off with the Facelifted Bezza

National car makers Perodua has introduced the facelifted Bezza to usher in 2020.  Perodua expects some 5,600 units in sales of this updated Bezza from the get go. The model has already accumulated 184,000 units since it came out. The Bezza, the first compact sedan by Perodua, has been gifted a smart design and innovative equipment to boost overall appeal. At a price range between RM34,580 to RM49,980, the 2020 Bezza comes in four variants; 1.0 G MT, 1.0 G AT, 1.3 X AT and 1.3 AV AT. As usual, the new updates see the Bezza takes up sleeker... Read More

Aston Martin kicks off 2020 with New V12 Speedster

Aston Martin has started 2020 with a bang, with the announcement of the new V12 Speedster. The Aston Martin V12 Speedster is limited in quantity and slated for world premiere real soon. The 2-seater Aston Martin V12 Speedster carries elements from the brand’s bespoke division, Q by Aston Martin.  When it comes to looks, the V12 Speedster takes inspiration from the DBR1, the ’59 Le Mans winner, and the Centenary CC100 Speedster concept (2013). At this point in time, Aston Martin hasn’’t released too much except for the sketch of the high-performance Roadster. The V12 Speedster incorporates a high-performance... Read More

WORLD PREMIERE AT THE 2020 BRUSSELS MOTOR SHOW FOR NEW CITROËN C5 AIRCROSS SUV HYBRID, THE Ë-COMFORT CLASS SUV PLUG-IN HYBRID SUV

Citroën launches its electric offensive as it reveals its technological flagship: New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid – the ë-Comfort Class SUV – at the 98th Brussels Motor Show. This launch marks the start of a range transformation, which, in addition to efficient internal combustion engines, will be enhanced from 2020 with 100% electric and plug-in hybrid options. In 2020, Citroën will make low emission vehicles accessible to all through the introduction of 6 new electrified models within the range. All new models launched by the brand will feature an electrified version by 2025, a reflection of Citroën’s commitment to responsible energy transition. Already... Read More

The SUV that functions like a MPV – Mazda CX-9

If you need to ferry 7 occupants in comfort, you will tend to look at MPVs to fulfill your needs. What if you still want to carry 7 occupants but you didn’t want to be bound to the realm of MPV? The Mazda CX-9 have finally bridged the gap between MPV and SUV by being a SUV that can ferry 7 occupants on board. Mazda have recently allowed us to have a go in their flagship SUV, the Mazda CX-9, and let’s take a look and see if it manages to replace the need of having a MPV. View... Read More

AD: Usher in prosperity this Chinese New Year with Volkswagen

Planning to drive home with a new car this coming Chinese New Year? Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be enabling you to drive home this new year with a new Volkswagen through their CNY deals. Models and savings on offer are listed below:  Model Savings up to Monthly Polo RM4,000 RM725 Vento Comfortline RM8,000 RM783 Vento Highline RM4,000 RM894 Golf R-Line RM2,000 RM1,750 Tiguan Highline RM2,000 RM1,675 Beetle Sport RM5,000 RM1,505 Note: Savings applicable to all model variants. Monthly calculation based on 9-year loan tenure with 10% down payment and based on 2.5% interest rate. Subject to terms... Read More

Proton Manage to Sell 100,821 units of Car in 2019

Proton is ending the year 2019 strongly with another significant milestone. In the month of December, Proton manage to clock the highest sales for the whole of 2019, with the growth of 112% over the corresponding month in 2018 closing at 11,117 units. This is equivalent to a 20.5% share of Total-Industry-Volume (TIV) in December and also the first time the Company has sold more than 11,000 cars in a month since July 2014.  With the strong monthly sales throughout the year 2019, Proton manage to sell 100,821 units (domestic + export), the first time it has crossed the... Read More

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