Category: OnTrack / Tests

The new Volkswagen ‘Icon’ lands in town

The arrival of the new Volkswagen Beetle in the country heralds the return of the ‘Icon’. The Volkswagen Beetle – the Icon – has been around since the late 1950’s and its design has always been based on the all- too-familiar Beetle that was the brainchild of Ferdinand Porsche. Yes that’s right, the grand pappy of the famous Stuttgart Sports cars makers: Porsche AG.

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Peugeot 508 SW GT: Luxury you can afford

The Peugeot 508 Station Wagon (SW) GT is one of the best attempts from the Lion marque to stamp their potent mark in the European and global markets. Nasim, the distributors of Peugeot cars, offers the 508 variant in five denominations; the 508 Turbo S, 508 Premium, 508 SW, 508 GT and 508 SW GT, ranging from RM 155,888 to RM 209,888 on-the-road.

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The new Suzuki Swift, how new is it?

A locally-assembled Swift costs RM 62,000 OTR, if you’d look hard enough on the Net. It came with a 1.5 liter engine, with all the safety features as the standard non- CKD version and is a decent car with good handling that most Swift owners would be familiar with. On the other hand, the new Swift variant costs about RM 77,888 and comes with a 1.4 liter engine.

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Peugeot 408: A superior mix and match

It was a professional monk, failed teacher, and trained beekeeper, who first discovered and recorded that you could mix and match certain traits in plants which allowed you in a way to “engineer” a better plant. Many peers of Gregor Mendel’s day didn’t think much of his studies, but if he were alive today, he would have been proud that his principles are in use in agriculture mainly, and to an extent, the automotive industry.

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