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  • The 2021 Lexus IS 500 is a massive middle-finger to the Mercedes C-Class

    Downsizing. It is a dirty word to many car enthusiasts, but apparently unavoidable. Even purveyors of large engines, Mercedes-AMG, recently announced that its venerable 4.0-litre, twin turbo V8 engines will be replaced with hybrid 4-cylinder ones. Quite a shock to the system, yes. If you, like me, lived through the late 1980s and entire 1990s, youd know that premium and performance cars of that era mostly came with large-capacity engines. 2.0-litre engines? That was the minimum entry ticket back

    Jason

    Jason

    Feb 28, 2021

  • Wanna look rich? Here are 10 expensive-looking cars under RM 100k!

    Everyone has an aspiration to be rich, but there are also certain lifehacks that make you appear rich. Look up online and you’ll find numerous tips on looking like a million bucks while spending only a few hundred or less.No knock-offs here for sureAfter all, if you can look rich based on what you dress or appear, surely the same can apply to your ride too. Fortunately, we have got you covered since finding the perfect car has always been our motto.You betcha this costs below RM 100k nowWe

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Jan 31, 2021

  • New 2021 Lexus IS: Now in Vietnam and 4 other ASEAN countries, but not Malaysia

    Thai-spec car picturedEver since its global debut in June 2020, Lexus has introduced the new 2021 Lexus IS in several ASEAN countries, namely Thailand, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines. More recently, it has found its way to Vietnam, the fifth country in the region to receive the new Lexus sports sedan.Thai-spec car picturedHowever, don’t hold your breath for the new Lexus IS to be introduced in Malaysia, because it won’t.Thai-spec car picturedGranted Lexus Malaysia did introdu

    Eric

    Eric

    Jan 25, 2021

  • 2021 Lexus IS will be the last IS sedan, next gen to be a Shooting Brake

    Volkswagen is not the only car mainstream car maker that’s culling its sedans line-up. The current generation 2021 Lexus IS, which made its global preview earlier in June and will go on sale later this year as a 2021 model, will be the last Lexus IS sedan. This is according to a scoop by Japan’s Mag-X.The Japanese publication went on to say that the 2021 Lexus IS was originally meant to be developed on the rear-wheel drive TNGA-L platform that currently underpins the Lexus LS, Lexus

    Hans

    Hans

    Nov 30, 2020

  • New 2020 Lexus IS debuts, 315 PS 3.5L V6 & new LSS+ but no TNGA

    Lexus has finally pulled off the wraps to the new 2020 Lexus IS compact sports sedan. While it does not get the Lexus New Global Architecture Platform, there is still plenty to love behind this BMW 3 Series fighter.The Toyota N Platform was carried over from the previous generation IS but has been heavily improved to give the IS the competitive edge it needs.Dimensions wise, the all-new IS has grown compared to its predecessor now measuring 4,710 mm in length (+30 mm), 1,840 mm in width (+30 mm)

    Adrian Chia

    Adrian Chia

    Jun 16, 2020

  • Better looking spindle grille? New 2020 Lexus IS leaked ahead of 16 June debut

    The new 2020 Lexus IS has leaked onto the internet ahead of its official debut on 16-June.According to the source, the new 2020 Lexus IS gains a marginally larger signature spindle grille than its predecessor, surrounded by a pair of sharper-looking headlights. Unlike the predecessor model, the new IS’ LED daytime running lights are now integrated into the headlights.As for the sides, the new IS gains a more prominent character line that swoops upwards from the front doors to the rear whee

    Eric

    Eric

    Jun 15, 2020

  • New 2021 Lexus IS teased, world premiere on June 10

    Rivalling European FR compact sedans, the Lexus IS traces back all the way to the infamous Toyota Altezza. Currently in its third generation, the IS received its last facelift in 2016. The IS badge will now be succeeded by a fourth generation that we only get a glimpse of its full-width LED taillights.The fourth generation IS will debut in a digital world premiere at 8:00am JST June 10. The program will include a virtual press conference in the US, where it will debut at 7:00 pm Eastern Day

    Arif

    Arif

    Jun 2, 2020

  • Attention Toyota and Lexus owners! UMW Toyota Motor announces recall for 13,500 unit of cars - possible fuel pump issue

    UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Malaysia has issued a recall to replace the fuel pump units on selected models. Affected vehicles equipped with said fuel pump may stop operating, where warning lights and messages will appear on the instrumental panel, engine power drops, stalling and end up being unable to start. This situation may increase the chance of an accident at high speed.Based on information received from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), there are ar

    Zamil Syaheer

    Zamil Syaheer

    Mar 6, 2020