Category: Auto

Captur the French Connection

The Renault Captur is one of the best-selling crossovers in Europe, but on local shores it is slowly gaining popularity. The Captur arrived in this country back in 2017 through local distributor TCEC (TC Euro Cars). In the year 2019, TCEC have finally introduced an updated version of this ‘French Connection’ Crossover. We took a spin with the Renault Captur courtesy of Renault Malaysia. View Gallery Exterior   Height Length Width Wheelbase Weight Renault Captur 1,567mm 4,122mm 1,778mm 2,606mm 1,269kg The Captur is not as large as standard SUVs, but it carries a ‘respectable’ overall dimension. Here is an... Read More

Peugeot e-Legend Concept stars at the Concorso d’’Eleganza

Peugeot’s E-Legend Concept recently made its public appearance at the Concorso d’Eleganza in Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on the banks of lake Como, from 24 to 26 May. The show which observed its 90th anniversary gave a showcase of the world’s most sought-after heritage cars, about 50 historic cars built between the 1920s and 1980s specifically. This year, the 90th Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este was represented by the motto: Symphony of Engines Taking the opportunity to present the future of automobile. Peugeot presented their e-Legend Concept to give vintage car lovers a glimpse of the brand’s exciting vision of... Read More

Global Premiere of the New Lexus RX

The Lexus RX is the brand’s most recognizable model range the world over when it comes to high-end SUVs. To carry on the Premium/Luxury SUV legacy, Lexus has spruced up the RX inside and out. Based on Lexus’ signature design, the 2020 RX has refreshed sculpted front and rear bumpers, the unmistakable spindle grille,  connected rocker panels to the bottom of the grille, rear fender is linked to the bumper, then there’s a muffler and underbody shield. For the headlights, Lexus has included ultra slim lights to give the front a sheer sharp look. As a premium SUV, the... Read More

Brabus 800: A worthy upgrade of the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S

Fancy a Juiced-up Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S? Well, now it’s possible with a little help from Brabus.  Introducing the 800 hp/1000 Nm Brabus 800! View Gallery The Brabus 800 simply boost up the image of the already striking AMG GT 63 S with a Brabus front spoiler and front fascia attachments for the large air intakes of the bumper. This combination isn’t simply for looks but serves to stabilize handling stability. The car’s proile is accentuated by a wedge shape, along with the front’s 21-inch wheels and rear’s 22-inchers. The wheels comprise Brabus’ Monoblock Z “Platinum Edition” theme with... Read More

Ferrari’s first Plug-in Hybrid EV Supercar, the SF90 Stradale

The Ferrari SF90 Stradale is the Prancing Horses first-ever Plug-in Hybrid EV  production Supercar. The SF90 Stradale’s design takes up a signature rectangular Prancing badge sported by Ferrari’s road cars. Highlights include smaller overhangs, a more curved windshield, slender A-posts and a wide track and those amazing slit headlighs with three-pronged matrix LED DRLs, hinting a futuristic outlook,   A special metal-colored version will soon be made available. There’re two vaiiants to the Stradale, a standard and sports-oriented; both carry these highlights: special GT racing-derived Multimatic shock absorbers, extra lightweight features (carbon-fiber) and titanium (springs, entire exhaust line). This... Read More

BMW Malaysia unveils New X Series Range

New BMW X2 M35I, X4 and X5 Prepping up its X Series range, BMW Malaysia unveiled the New X2 M35i, the locally-assembled X4 and New X5 at a local function in the Capital City. View Gallery The New X5 needs no introduction as its deemed the founding father of BMW’s X Series SUV range.  Fresh for 2019, the X5 gets a sculpted bonnet, shorter front overhangs, the familiar kidneys, slimmer adaptive LED headlights,  3-D wrap-around LED rearlights and  large  rectangular exhausts, as well as 20-inch wheels. To deck the X5 in M trims, there’s M Sport brakes with fixed... Read More

Shell initiates “1-cent-per-liter” campaign for fifth straight year

In the spirit of the festive period, Shell Malaysia kicks off its annual festive season campaign, entitled “You Buy, We Donate”. This initiative means everytime a customer pumps fuel during the stipulated period, Shell will offer “1-cent-per liter” contribution to various causes in the country. This festive CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) has been ongoing for a fifth consecutive year. Moreover, the collection days have been upped for 2019 and its now applicable for items bought at Shell Select stores. The campaign is scheduled from 30 May until 8 June. For this year’s initiative, Shell will contribute to the National... Read More

New Hyundai Santa Fe with an introductory price of RM170k

Having had its preview at the KLIMS 2018 (Kuala Lumpur Motor Show), the New Hyundai Santa Fe was again the cherry on the cake at a local function organzed by Hyundai Malaysia (Hyundai Sime Darby Motors). Now in its fourth-generation, the Hyundai Santa Fe is offerd in two variants in petrol and diesel powertrains, Price starts from RM169,888. View Gallery In looks, the New Santa Fe has those recognizable Hyundai traits such as the cascading grille and sleekest of LED headlights with LED DRLs, both front and rear. From the side, the long wheel base is evident with a... Read More

Proton announces updated Exora MPV

National carmakers Proton has unveiled the newest version of its Exora 7-seater MPV. The 2019 Exora is a large MPV that upholds Proton’s latest design signatures, both inside and out. View Gallery At launch, there are two variants of this MPV; an Executive 1.6T and a Premium 1.6T (previously the Executive Plus)  priced at RM59,800 and RM66,800, respectively. At a glance, the 2019 Proton Exora takes up a fresh front grille and has a black roof accent with a sharkfin antenna, along with a necessary rear spoiler, which Proton feels the need to add a llittle grunt to this... Read More

Hyundai Nexo Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle set for distribution in S.E.A.

Hyundai and its Malaysian counterparts Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors are establishing plans to distribute the Hyundai Nexo SUV, the brand’s flagship hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, in South East Asia. This decision was made after a recent purchase of 2 Hyundai NEXOs by Sarawak Energy Berhad (Sarawak Energy). The Hyundai NEXOs purchased by Sarawak Energy for its pilot hydrogen production plant and refueling station project in its capital city Kuching, were delivered earlier this month. Currently, the company is conducting an evaluation on the viability of hydrogen and fuel cells to power the State’s transportation sector in the future. The refueling... Read More

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