Category: Auto

Goodyear EagleF1 SuperSport is Porsche’s choice for Ultra High-level performance

Goodyear Malaysia has announced the homologation of the recently introduced EagleF1 SuperSport for the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and 911 GT3 RS. Goodyears flagship tyre range is now able to fit the 911 GT2 RS and 911 GT3 RS, with sizes 265/35 ZR 20 (99Y) XL front and 325/30 ZR 21 (108Y) XL rear. Porsche has selected the Goodyear EagleF1 due to its proven high-performance level and most importantly, they fitted the 911 GT2/GT3 RS like a glove. Setting lap times at the Nardò Porsche Test circuit at Nardò in Italy was the final stage of development for the... Read More

Local Automotive Buzz

Despite a sluggish third quarter in the automotive industry, car companies continue to push forward in hopes of a better tomorrow. Mitsubishi Malaysia, Nissan, Ford and Trappo have each generated a buzz in the industry with respective news worthy happenings. Mitsubishi Malaysia wins JD Power CSI for second straight year Mitsubishi Malaysia again received the highest rank in the J.D. Power 2019 Malaysia Customer Service Index (CSI) Mass Market Study, for a 2nd year. The study showed the brand held the top spot for all things after-sales with highest customer satisfaction. With average points of 761, Mitsubishi aced these... Read More

Auto tips: Road Etiquette, dealing with rage and bullies

= In Malaysia, road rage and bullies are a common sight every day and at every corner. Motorists in this country are constantly aggravated by several factors from the weather to others they deemed inconsiderate or too slow. Even worse are those who are intoxicated and constantly on a midnight prowl. It’s true that there are plenty of drivers out there who’re inconsiderate i.e. hogging two lanes or fast lane, blocking the path of others, slowing down for nothing, braking for no reason and always checking up on their smartphones while driving. These factors lead to the rise of... Read More

MINI 60 Years Edition features British Racing Green to commemorate 60-year Anniversary

MINI Malaysia has introduced the 60th Anniversary Edition, in view of the brand’s 60 years in the business. The 60 years edition MINI comes with a bright British Racing Green hue and is one-of-a-kind. Some of the prominent decals on the MINI 60years edition are Bonnet Stripes, Logo Projection, Door Sill, Walknappa Leather Steering Wheel, Leather Lounge in Dark Maroon, Interior Surface, a 6.5-inch touch screen,  exclusive 17-inch light alloy wheels with 60 Years Spoke 2-tone and run-flats. Interior ambience is accentuated by standard or excitement lighting package where the driver can choose up to 12 colors to match... Read More

Acura NSX Indy Yellow Pearl debuts at Monterey Car Week

Although Acura isn’t in this country, we’ve just got to feature the 2020 Acura NSX in Indy Yellow Pearl, which is making its anticipated debut at the Monterey Car Week. Also appearing at Monterey is the NSX GT3 Evo race car. The Yellow paint is inspired by the Spa Yellow, one of two yellow paints offered on the first generation NSX. The new hue joins the current Berlina Black on the Acura NSX. Each NSX is handcrafted at the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio and continues the NSX tradition of offering an incredible performance value in the... Read More

Auto tips: Too Tired to drive? Here’s some advice

Tiredness is a common denominator for all of us. Whether it’s work or a busy lifestyle, we do not ever get enough rest or sleep. Of course, an individual’s fitness level has a lot to do with handling tiredness, An overweight individual might get tired more frequently than a regular weight person. Often, if you’re overweight you’d face some form of extreme tiredness, which leads to micro-sleeps. So when it comes to driving, extreme tiredness or micro sleeps often bring about an accident.     Micro sleep is a short episode of drowsiness or sleep that could last a fraction... Read More

Xi’an initiates green transportation program with electric taxis

One of the oldest cities in China, the capital city of Shaanxi Xi’an has made a huge step forward to promote green transportation. As part of its green transportation program, the city has introduced 200 electric taxis, to replace conventional taxis by the end of the year. In the city, there are 6,461 dual-fuel taxis currently in operation, along with 8,124 methanal and electric vehicles, will be gradually phased out and replaced by methanol and electric vehicles in the city’s  pursuit of becoming China’s first emission-free, ecological city. “We aim to eradicate emissions and replace the scourge of pollution... Read More

Audi A7 Sportback makes quiet local entry 

Audi Malaysia has just announced the entry of the A7 Sportback Gran Turismo for local market. Prepare to set aside RM RM 609,900 for this beauty! As a Gran Turismo, the A7 Sportback carries that fastback look with all the recognizable four-ring marque signatures. Dynamic photo, Colour: Suzuka grey Up front, the wide and low Singleframe grille, boldly contoured air inlets and flat front end convey more GT features. The A7 has standard HD Matrix headlights for the domestic market, along with 20-inch wheels. Profile of the car is defined by sweeping silhouette of a Coupe. From the rear,... Read More

Volkswagen Passat updated for 2020

Volkswagen’s full line-up gets new technologies for 2020 model year in the United States.  And that’s not all, driver’s assistance systems have been beefed up as well. All VW models come with updated telematics and Wi-Fi capability, as well as wireless charging for the Jetta, Jetta GLI and Tiguan. The entire VW line-up include the Atlas, which we’ll skip as it isn’t available in Asian markets. Let’s start with the upcoming model, set for debut in Malaysia soon, the VW Arteon. For 2020, the Arteon is offered in four variants for the U.S. market.  Specifically for the market, the... Read More

TOYOTA BRINGING RACING CLOSER TO THE MASSES THROUGH ESPORTS

Are you interested in racing, but you never had the chance to join a racing team? Fret not, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) will be having their 2nd season of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Velocity Esport Championship. With huge support and response from season 1, Toyota is pleased to continue to support the 2nd season this year. The Esport championship is one of the event that compliments the TGR Festival. TGR Festival is also brings the Vios racing to various location around the country four times a year. The soon-to-be introduced GR Supra and GR Garage will... Read More

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