Latest-generation Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera 4S debut domestically

Porsche Malaysia (Sime Darby Auto Performance) has been unveiled at the Malaysian track of Sepang, in conjunction with the weekend’s Porsche Carrera Cup Asia festivities. Malaysia happens to be a top market for Porsche in the S.E.A. (South East Asia) region when it comes to the 911.   View Gallery Two versions of the New 911 are available the Carrera S and Carrera 4S, now attached with Wet Mode, Night Vision Assist and a whole lot of exterior and interior items.  There’s much to explore when it comes to the 911’s exterior. At a glance, it’s got wider wheel... Read More

Aston Martin Zagato DBS GT

Aston Martin previews the Zagato DBS GT prior to its production in 2020. The Aston Martin Zagato DBS GT is a step up of the DB4 GT Zagato and together, the pair marks the DBZ Centenary Collection. Only 19 units will be produced and the estimated price is targeted at 6 million pounds. As the next evolution of the Zagato, based on the DBS Superleggera, the Zagato DBS GT is inspired by the voluptuous shapes that previously dressed the original DB4 GT Zagato, At the car’s front, a newly created and unique “dynamic” grille allows the car’s frontal area... Read More

Volkswagen Beetle Collector’s Edition marks perfect send-off for the Icon

In a fitting farewell for the Icon, the Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen Malaysia presented the Beetle Collector’s Edition at last evening’s Bye Bye Beetle party event. This absolute final edition of the Beetle in this country retails for RM 164,390 and only available in a limited quantity of  75 units.   The VW Beetle Collector’s Edition comes in these colorways: Blue Silk, Pure White, Habanero Orange and Tornado Red. To make it a collector’s item, VW infused some RM12,000 worth of accessories to spice this edition. The items include a rear spoiler, decorative film, chrome exhaust tips, aluminium sports pedals,... Read More

New BMW X7  completes X Series line-up

BMW X7 You’ve heard of the BMW X6, now get a load of the New BMW X7. BMW Malaysia today unveiled its larger and more luxurious SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) with a starting price of RM888,800. The latest X7 now completes the X Series line-up in BMW’s SAV range, which includes the X2, X4 and X5. In looks, the BMW X7 is instantly recognizable with the large kidney grille with slim Laserlights and LED foglights. Meanwhile, the lower part of the front apron has a trim element to give the SAV a wider track. Profile highlights include the shoulder... Read More

Bentley celebrates centennial with the EXP 100 GT Concept

Luxury Auto makers Bentley observes its centennial celebration by showcasing the Vision of the future, the EXP 100 GT Concept. Bentley’s centennial is on 10 July. This Bentley GT concept is reimagined as an all-electric Grand Tourer for 2035. For the exterior, the EXP 100 GT is instantly recognizable as a Bentley with the round headlights that overlap the matrix  grille with flying B emblem, a long wheelbase and the Continental R-Type haunch at the rear. The rear has a  ‘horseshoe’ section at  the boot, featuring  a 3D OLED screen on which lighting effects can blend in with the... Read More

Goodyear goes Environment friendly

As part of its sustainability efforts, Goodyear Malaysia recently installed 6,680 solar panels to power its corporate headquarters as well as production plant in Shah Alam. The solar panels are capable of producing 2.5-megawatts of power. The system is connected to six Low Voltage (LV) substations that is located within the plant and will be responsible for powering not only the manufacturing plant, but also the office and warehouse buildings. Goodyear Malaysia’s Managing Director Ben Hoge remarked, “The installation of these solar panels solidifies our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and embracing a greener future for the Goodyear... Read More

First Built-in Toll Reader for the Aftermarket

Domestic Technology Company LokaTech, or loosely called local tech, has came up with its very own built-in toll reader for motorists. This new toll reader or Smartag reader is a joint effort between LokaTech and Efkon, an Austrian Tech provider of the country’s infra-red electronic toll collection system.  The new LokaTAG reader is the first aftermarket built-in reader and retails for RM480. This thing called Smartag or toll reader has been in development since 1997 in this country. After years of deliberation, it finally became a reality in 2005, with inception of the Smartag infra-red toll collection system across... Read More

Honda Hybrids push 10k units milestone

Honda Malaysia has a knack for milestones this year, following two major ones. They announced the 100,000th Jazz last month and the 130,000th Civic prior to June. This time around, it’s the 10,000th Honda Hybrid’s turn. A customer bought the 10,000th Honda City Hybrid, which incidentally made it the ten thousandth unit delivered.   A certain Saddam Hassan purchased the City Hybrid from a Honda Dealership, Macinda Auto. Honda took the opportunity to make it a worthy media announcement. As the 10,000th customer, Saddam received a gift of a complete “Protection Package” from Honda. The package comprises full body... Read More

New Mazda3 nabs Red Dot Design Best of the Best

New Mazda3 nabs Red Dot Design Best of the Best The New Mazda3 have just arrived on local shores and already the buzz has been well spread on domestic auto media channels. To add icing on the cake, Red Dot has awarded the New Mazda3 the “Best of the Best” recognition.       The Red Dot product design awards’ top honor is given by the international jury of design experts on only the most exceptional products, in this case the best passenger car model. The fourth-generation Mazda3 was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in December 2018. With a... Read More

Shell’s ‘You Buy, We Donate’ campaign raises RM1.92 million

Prior to the Festive season break more than a month ago, Shell Malaysia kicked off a ‘You Buy, We Donate’ charity campaign. The fifth-year campaign, which ran from 30 May – 8 June, initiated by the Fuel company managed to raise a  total of RM1.92 million. This campaign is supported by Mastercard. The money benefits several charitable organizations. The Shell ‘You Buy, We Donate’ campaign How it works? Shell donated a cent  for every liter of transaction amount and a cent for every ringgit  spent at Shell SELECT stores. Meanwhile, Mastercard contributed a cent for every 1-liter fuel transaction... Read More

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