New McLaren GT: The way of the Grand Tourer

The McLaren GT re-imagined traditional Grand Tourers in a lighter, faster and more engaging manner, like never before. View Gallery McLaren’s latest pride is presented in a carbon fiber structure (bespoke MonoCell II-T monocoque) with impeccable driving dynamics and lightest-in-class kerbweight. At 1,530kg (DIN), the McLaren GT is more than 130kg lighter than its closest core competitor and literally hundreds of kilograms less than other cars in the segment. As the first true McLaren Grand Tourer, the GT takes up long, elegant exterior lines and an outlook that’s familiar with all McLarens. The muscular rear fenders are an example... Read More

MINI Clubman and Countryman now in JCW variants

MINI has announced two John Cooper Works Editions, deemed most powerful ever on the road. The MINI Clubman and Countryman now come with the John Cooper Works (JCW) variants. Both new Clubman and Countryman JCWs have 75hp more than their predecessors, with torque up 100 Nm to 450 Nm. The Clubman JCW has an output of 306hp, and as standard, the engine is paired with an 8-speed Steptronic sports transmission and ALL4 all-wheel drive. Furthermore, the Clubman JCW does 0 – 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds, while the Countryman  achieves it in 5.1 secs. Increase in output is made... Read More

Toyota Supra GR: Ready for Road or Track

Having made its public debut at the NAIAS 2019, the fifth-generation Toyota Suprea has now added a GR variant to the line-up, courtesy of the guys at Toyota Racing. View Gallery In a nutshell, the Supra GR is about a combination of a short wheelbase and wide track, light weight, low center of gravity and a highly rigid body. The new-gen Supra GR is fitted with a single twin-scroll turbocharger, which powers 340 DIN hp (whatever the heck it means) and 500 Nm of torque. The transmission is an  eight-speed automatic transmission. When the Supra Is in development, the... Read More

Lexus LC 500h in “Matte Prototype”

For the Barcelona Motor Show, Lexus previews the 500h in Matte Prototype for visitors to the show.  The Lexus 500h is the brand’s flagship coupe and after some years of the 500h, Lexus has decided to put a special color with original textures. The 500h now comes in a color called ‘Space orange’, which is inspired by the orange tones that can be seen when looking towards the sun in clear sunsets. This spectacular color, with a matte finish, allows the LC500h to project an even more powerful personality, further enhanced by the striking 21-inches semi-matt black wheels and... Read More

Kia teases first pics of New sub-compact SUV

Kia is releasing its anticipated New sub-compact SUV by end of second quarter in its home country. First images of the car is out and it shows the SUV inherits the Kia SP Signaure Compact concept’s design. Kia states that the SUV will stand apart from rivals by matching the unique preferences and needs of the millennial generation. Its conceptual design features a traditional SUV pairing with a newest exterior outlook, such as its long hood, a strong, sophisticated character line on the front bumper, and sharp lines pressed into the bodywork. Its strong shoulder line, matched with a... Read More

Safer Cars Safer Roads with Bosch Automotive Aftermarket and Petron

S Every year we hear that the accident rate spike during the festive season in Malaysia. This is due to the increase in number of vehicle on the roads, which in turns increase the tendency for drivers to make mistake, and vehicles breakdown. Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia’s (Bosch AA) recently launched the ‘Drive for Life’ campaign to teach Malaysians about the importance of proactive car care and maintenance using quality car parts to lower the risks of vehicle breakdowns, which will in turn to reduce the risk of accident because of stranded vehicle. Bosch AA have reminded all drivers... Read More

The 130,000th Honda Civic delivered to customer

The 130,000th Honda Civic has been delivered to a customer, according to a latest Honda Malaysia’s release. This momentous record dates back to the 7th-generation Civic, introduced in 2001.  Honda Malaysia takes pride with the Civic, as it is one of the leaders in the C-segment. The 130,000th Civic was delivered to a Fatihah Abdul Kadir, who bought a Civic 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged Premium in  Dark Ruby Red hue from Honda dealership Botanic Auto Mall. The 7th-gen Civic notched up more than 9,300 units and the 8th-gen has accumulated 50,400 units. The 9th-gen and tenth-gen have garnered more than... Read More

Leona Chin is an official voice option in Waze

Malaysian Motorsport Athlete Leona Chin recently casted her voice on popular Mapping and Navigation application, Waze.  Leona was selected to be part of Waze’s voice options, as part of Waze’s initiatives to allow users to record their own voice to use as navigational guides. Now, Wazers are able to select Leona’s voice to navigate about. Leona’s navigation voice prompts are positively cheerful and delightful, which will surely help put drivers in a good mood as she informs about traffic conditions while offering drivers practical safety tips and reminders such as watching their speed and ensuring their seatbelts are on.... Read More

Get warranty extension for your BMWs and MINIs

In a latest press statement, BMW Malaysia has announced a full 6-year Service + Repair warranty for BMWs and a 5-year program for MINIs in the country, valid from now till 30 June. This is a 1-year extension to existing 5- and 4-year service + repair programs for the two Premium marques. So hurry over to your nearest BMW or MINI showroom to find out more about the limited time, value-added programs. These programs are especially initiated for the upcoming festive occasion. With the service extension, new owners get 6-year Unlimited Mileage warranty with free scheduled service programs for... Read More

Malaysia Autoshow winners walk away with Grand Prizes

The Malaysia Autoshow which ended mid-April saw thousands flock to the show to peep the latest cars and such. The show’s ‘Buy a car, win a car’ promo of course rewarded lucky car buyers and ticket holders with grand and consolation prizes, which included a Perodua Myvi, a Bezza, a Vespa scooter and a Ninebot. The Malaysia autoshow ran from 11 – 14 April at MAEPS and had a total crowd of 420,000 visitors. Biggest presence at the show was the appearance of Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Mahathir. After a recent draw, the winners were announced; the Myvi 1.3... Read More

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