Category: Cars, Bikes & Timepieces

Amazing Isuzu D-Max 1.9-Litre Engine Proves Its Capability in 1K Challenge

With maximum load through the Titiwangsa mountain range Having showcased its fuel-sipping prowess in hypermiling events such as the Dura Miles Challenge where the Isuzu D-Max was driven from Bangkok to Singapore on the same tank of fuel, Isuzu Malaysia raised the ante by putting its new 1.9-litre Blue Power engine through an extreme challenge that clearly underlines its capable performance and engineering supremacy. The 1.9-litre Single Cab model was loaded to its maximum permissible capacity of a ton and driven  through some of the highest accessible hills along the Titiwangsa Mountain Range, reaching its destination having clocked over... Read More

MINI Track Day 2020

MINI Malaysia held a special Track Day for the enthusiasts to showcase its latest model line-ups at the Sepang circuit, last Friday. Although a premium make, the MINI brand has quite taken off like the BMWs, for obvious reasons. But, as part of the BMW Malaysia repertoire, MINI’s current models have an iconic status, particularly with members of the fairer sex.  MINI star model for the Track day was none other than the Limited Edition Countryman Blackheath Edition, along with the scintillating line-ups of the John Cooper Works and Clubman variants. Lucky participants from the local media and enthusiasts... Read More

The New Fiat 500: all-new, all-electric, all Cinquecento

The New Fiat 500, the first fully electric car from FCA, makes its debut today. The new generation of the iconic city car has a range of up to 199 miles (WLTP) and receives 85kW fast charging as standard. Production of the New 500 returns to its birthplace of Turin, Italy where the first model was first created 63 years ago. Unveiled in top specification guise – ‘La Prima’ – pre-orders begin today, priced at £29,000 OTR (including PiCG).    The New 500 takes inspiration from the generations before it. The first generation of 500 offered freedom and mobility, establishing... Read More

Quick Review: Toyota Rush 1.5S

What is it? The Toyota Rush 1st landed in Malaysia back in January 2008, and it was an extended wheel base version of the Daihatsu Terios (sold in Malaysia as Perodua Nautica) without the 4-wheel-drive system. After the sales success of the 1st generation, Toyota decided to launch the 2nd generation Toyota Rush back in October 2018. Assembled in Perodua plant in Rawang, the Toyota Rush is assembled on the same line as the Perodua Aruz. Since we’ve already tested the Perodua Aruz sometime last year, we set out to understand what do you get from the RM20,000 extra... Read More

The Immaculate Aston Martin V12 Speedster

Intended for world premiere at Geneva, Aston Martin has unleashed the limited-edition V12 Speedster at its HQ. There are just 88 examples of the Aston Martin V12 Speedster in the world. Aston Martin has a strong tendency to link fast cars and the world of aviation into one fine example. And this latest creation of the V12 Speedster comes in a conceptual F/A-18 livery. It took the guys at Gaydon nearly a year to come up with this Speedster from scratch. The Aston Martin V12 Speedster uses a bonded aluminium architecture and elements from both the DBS Superleggera and... Read More

Lexus UX 200: A Trailblazing Luxury Compact Crossover

Naturally Sporty, Sublimely Fashionable The design of the vehicle is based on ‘Urban Explorer’ concept, which combines strength with refinement, stylishness with functionality in a highly-appealing and sporty compact form.  Richly expressive, the model features a bold exterior design with fluid lines, crisp, prominent sculpted surfaces and a distinctive spindle grille. Its sleek aerodynamic profile is further accentuated by that sexily-sculptured combination tail lamp that flows dramatically to the flared wings while the large wheels add a definitive muscular and agile stance.  Incomparable Inner Beauty Stepping inside the cabin of the Lexus UX 200 Luxury, one is immediately immersed... Read More

Renault Morphoz Concept: The Next-Generation EV with Level 3 Autonomous Driving

Renault has announced its newest Electric Concept car, the Morphoz, a fundamentally sound EV in Crossover form with Level 3 Autonomous driving. The Morphoz represents Renault’s vision of personal, shareable electric mobility in the years beyond 2025. As the next evolution of EVs by Renault, the Morphoz embodies elements from current Renault EVs like the ZOE, Twingo Z-E and City K-ZE (China). The Renault Morphoz concept is deemed not just an exploratory model, but a model which heralds a new family of electric models in the French marque’s range of EVs. What drives the Morphoz 2020 – Renault MORPHOZ... Read More

Hyundai Motor Unveils “Prophecy” Concept EV

Hyundai Motor Company unveiled its new concept EV, “Prophecy”, expressing the company’s latest design language. The visionary concept clearly expresses Hyundai’s latest design philosophy, Sensuous Sportiness, expanding on the era-defining example set by last year’s “45” concept EV that stripped away complexity in favor of clean lines and minimalistic structures. “Prophecy” follows suit with an iconic silhouette of perfect proportions that have been inspired by an aerodynamic design. Leveraging the extended wheelbase and shorter overhang, Hyundai’s designers have achieved the Ultimate Automotive Form, thanks to a new EV architecture defined by pristine surfaces and pure volume in combination with... Read More

Lighter, more powerful, even more engaging – and uniquely McLaren: the new 765LT is revealed

The highest levels of driver engagement Lighter, more powerful and with even higher levels of performance on both road and track, the McLaren 765LT is today revealed as the latest and the most dynamically advanced and engaging LT model ever from McLaren Automotive. The 765LT opens a new chapter in the ‘Longtail’ story that began with the McLaren F1 GTR race car in the 1990s and since 2015 has seen road-legal LT models introduced. The new car elevates to new levels the attributes that underpin every LT: driver engagement, track-focused dynamics, minimised weight, optimised aerodynamics and increased power are... Read More

Concept i4 showcases the future of Pure Electric Gran Coupe by BMW

BMW has just introduced the next all-electric model in the form of the Concept i4. This concept is a pure-electric Gran Coupe and expected to go into production in 2021 in the form of the BMW i4. In this preliminary stage, BMW Concept i4 has a range of up to 600 km (WLTP). The output can push up to 530 hp, which enables 0 – 100 km/h sprint in 4 seconds. Of course, the figures are just expected figures. What’s makes the future BMW Gran Coupe so attractive? First off, BMW has confirmed that elements of the Concept i4... Read More

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