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  • Ratings: Top 10 quietest cars we've tested - 6 cylinders quieter than electric?

    For the majority of car buyers, comfort is a priority. But comfort is difficult to quantify, it is mostly based on subjective feelings, keyword here being mostly. One aspect that can be quantified is noise level. We use a specialized sound level meter to determine the sound pressure level at varying speed intervals – 60 km/h, 90 km/h, and 110 km/h.Two things we’d like to note: The sound level meter only measures one aspect of noise - the sound pressure level, not its frequency. Due

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Apr 29, 2021

  • In Brief: 2019 Lexus RX 300 - Who needs air suspension?

    The Lexus RX 300 was given a facelift last year and the 200t moniker has been dropped in favour of 300, but the powertrain remains unchanged.All three variants of the RX 300 (Premium, Luxury, and F-Sport) are propelled by a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that makes 238 PS and 350 Nm of torque. Power is channeled to all four wheels via a 6-speed automatic.The one we have here is the F-Sport variant, priced at RM 424,187 (without SST).What are its pros and cons?Like all Lexus models, ref

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jul 22, 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

  • Wapcar Weekly News Round-up

    14 September - 20 September 2019 Fuel price update: RON 97 up 3 sen!   Monday  Volvo Car Malaysia adds one more 3S centre in JohorLocated in the outskirts of Johor Bahru, dealership is the latest to be built in accordance to the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) – a dealer guide that best communicates the brand’s Scandinavian-inspired values – and has five service bays.This will be Volvo Car Malaysia's second dealer in Johor. The other dealer is located in Batu P

    Tasia

    Tasia

    Sep 15, 2019

  • New Lexus RX – we show you what's new for 2019

    Lexus Malaysia recently introduced the new RX here in Malaysia, giving its mid-sized luxury crossover a much-needed update.Now let’s take a side-by-side look of the new RX with the model it replaces.Up front, new ‘triple beam’ LED headlights flank Lexus’ iconic spindle grille. These headlights are also slimmer in profile than the outgoing units, but you’d be hard pressed to differentiate them. Apart from that, the front fog lights have been repositioned to the edges

    Eric

    Eric

    Sep 13, 2019

  • New Lexus RX launched in Malaysia – priced from RM 399,888

    Lexus Malaysia has just introduced the new RX, a mid-life update for its popular mid-sized luxury crossover.Prices for the new Lexus RX are as follow: RX 300 Premium – RM 399,888 RX 300 Luxury – RM 424,888 RX 300 F Sport – RM 439,888Compared to the model it replaces, the new RX 300 Premium is RM 5,112 cheaper, but both the RX 300 Luxury and RX 300 F Sport are RM 888 pricier than before.Lexus Malaysia has also dropped the RX 350 and RX 450h variants of its crossover in an effort

    Eric

    Eric

    Sep 10, 2019