Castrol EDGE Nordschleife-Nurburgring experience: The Sequel

 The Castrol EDGE Nurburgring experience kicked off a second bout in 2012, following a successful debut last year. The Sequel aims to offer Malaysian motorists an exhilarating opportunity to drive a BMW M3 to the edge around the thrilling Nordschleife-Nurburgring, Deutschland (Germany), considered as the most challenging and demanding racing circuit in the world with more than 20km of winding road interspersed with 72 fast corners. This interactive & thrilling campaign is open to all Malaysians with a valid driving license and will run from 16 January to 17 March 2012 over a two-stage selection process for an opportunity... Read More

Petronas Street Smart program continues to impart valuable road safety tips

As part of their continued efforts to encourage science education as well as address current social issues, Petrosains has focused on the science and technology behind road safety to further improve their popular Petronas Street Smart exhibition which has been successfully operating for the past 10 years. The Discovery Center where the Street Smart is held, in KLCC is an exciting, contemporary, informal learning science centre that engages everyone, young and old, creating wonder through discovery and learning. It provides a rich, fun and stimulating environment to enhance science literacy as well as the appreciation for society, building future... Read More

Behold the future of mobility: BMW Concept Car i8 showcase at Pavilion KL

 In efforts to obtain a headstart in the future of automobiles, BMW Malaysia is showcasing the Concept Car i8 at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, most recently seen in the movie Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept Car showcase runs from 8 – 22 January. At the same time, BMW Malaysia reported on its past year’s achievements, with a total of 5,604 BMW, MINI and Motorrad vehicles delivered. The sum included 5,003 BMWs, 301 MINIs and 300 Motorrads, surpassing its performance in the previous year by 24% and making Malaysia one of the fastest growing markets throughout... Read More

Peugeot Malaysia’s ‘Gimme More’ campaign rewards 308 Turbo to winner

 Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, recently handed over a 308 Turbo to the winner of the Peugeot 207 ‘Gimme More’ campaign. Lim Hui Min received the 308 Turbo at a handover ceremony at Peugeot Puchong from Dato’ Samson Anand George, COO of Nasim. Hui Min was chosen the winner amongst 435 entrants in the ‘Gimme More’ campaign that ran from July – December 2011. Her winning slogan was:: “I love the Peugeot 207 because it brings back the joy of driving!” The IT consultant, who purchased her 207 in Sept last year,... Read More

Desirable roadster and four-door Coupe: SLK200 & CLS350

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia’s two other ‘niche’ variants the SLK200 roadster and CLS350 deserve more than short overviews. The next generation Mercedes-Benz roadster and latest 4-door Coupe also come in AMG trims and advance into true aficionados’ desired cars – the SLK 55 AMG (above left) and CLS 63 AMG. The 3rd generation SLK has a markedly bolder and striking exterior, and at the same time, delivers adequate performance and an open-air driving experience. This succinct roadster first arrived to the scene in 1996 and immediately got the motoring media abuzz with the vario-roof, which transformed the wide-open roadster into a... Read More

Mercedes-Benz M’sia flaunts ‘Niche’ variants: C180, SLK200 & CLS350

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) today presented three of the latest ‘Niche’ variants – the C180 Coupe, SLK200 roadster and the top-of-the-line CLS350. All three variants are offered with the AMG Sports package as per customers’ requests. The C-Class Coupe, in either 180, 250 and 350 BlueEfficiency versions, inherits all the splendor of last year’s new C-Class. However, the C350 is only valid for special requests. With the Coupe variant, the C-Class has taken an expressive, two door and svelte coupe design. At the front, the radiator grille shares similar ‘double-louvre’ styling as the Sedan variant, however the bumper protrudes slightly... Read More

Auto mag acknowledges Goodyear’s tyre technology

Goodyear’s Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) has been selected by Car & Driver magazine as one of the “ten most promising future technologies” in its 2012 10Best edition. AMT will enable tyres to remain inflated at the optimum pressure without the need for any external pumps or electronics. All components of the AMT system, including the miniaturized pump, will be fully contained within the tyre. The magazine’s editors called AMT an “elegantly simple idea” in their article in the December 2011 issue. “While the technology is complex, the idea behind the AMT system is relatively simple and powered by the... Read More

Chevrolet continues the Corvette legacy with 60th anniversary edition

Chevrolet yesterday unveiled the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition – the fastest, most capable convertible in Corvette’s history – as well as a 60th Anniversary Package that will be available on all 2013 Corvette models. The 60th Anniversary Package and 427 Convertible will make their public debut at the Barrett Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on 21 Jan, and will arrive at U.S. Chevrolet dealers early this summer. This latest 427 Convertible blends elements of the Z06 and ZR1 models to create the fastest and most-capable convertible in Corvette’s history. Its heart is the 7.0L LS7... Read More

Naza Quest rolls out CNY service promotion for Chevrolet owners

Naza Quest, distributors of Chevrolet cars in Malaysia, once again celebrates one of the country’s biggest festival – the Chinese Lunar New Year – with its customers through an after-sales campaign. For a limited time from 16 January – 29 February, Naza Quest has introduced the Chinese New Year (CNY) service promotion at 15 Chevy dealerships nationwide. The CNY service campaign is applicable to vehicles sold by the two previous distributors Hicomobil and Hicom-Chevrolet, and current distributor Naza Quest. As Chevrolet owners prepare for their festive hiatus or holiday travels, the officiai Chevy distributor, through this service campaign, has... Read More

Mazda Europe offers MyMazda App for smartphones

 Mazda Motor Europe is introducing the handy new MyMazda smartphone application (MyMazda App) free of charge to Mazda customers in Europe. It will initially be available for owners with iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPodTouch), but will then be extended to Android and Blackberry smartphones in the coming months. Amongst other functionalities, the MyMazda App will support Mazda customers with a quick and direct connection to roadside assistance. The MyMazda App will make Mazda customers some of the very first vehicle owners in Europe to have information about their vehicle and service history available anywhere, at any time. The... Read More


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