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  • New 2021 Nissan Navara facelift teased! To launch on 5 Nov 2020
    News

    Nissan’s hardy pick-up truck, the Nissan Navara will finally be given an update! Based on a teaser uploaded on Nissan’s global YouTube channel, the facelifted 2021 Nissan Navara will be virtually launched on 5th November 2020.It’s been 6 years since Nissan introduced the all-new third-generation 2014 Nissan Navara. So you can say that it’s about time that Nissan gave the pick-up an update.We’ve previously reported multiple spy-shots of the upcoming Navara, so we kno

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Oct 27, 2020

  • Goodbye turbos, hello electric motors – Continental selling off turbo division
    News

    Last month, we reported on the bankruptcy of legendary turbocharger manufacturer, Garrett. This time though, the brand that’s making the news isn’t well known for making turbos but it still spells a turning point for the automotive world.The Proton X50 uses Continental tyres as seen in its latest videoContinental, a brand which most of you associate with tyres, is the second-largest car parts supplier in Europe. But sadly, it is currently undergoing a major restructuring to stem loss

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Oct 27, 2020

  • Wait, is this our unexpected first look at the facelifted Proton Persona and Iriz?
    News

    Blink and you'll miss it - well, not news about the Proton X50 because that's plastered everywhere since the last couple of weeks. Today also marks its official launch (prices start at RM 79,400) but a few tiny details in Proton's livestream earlier today caught our eye.A glimpse of the facelifted Persona?That's a Persona tail light.Take a look at these frames. Now, we know that the Persona is undergoing a facelift of which we think the jerky Punch CVT could give way to a fo

    Sanjay

    Sanjay

    Oct 27, 2020

  • New 2021 MG HS PHEV launched in Thailand – Proton X70 rival goes electric!
    News

    While awaiting its arrival in Malaysia, British-Chinese carmaker MG has another addition to its line-up in Thailand and this time it’s electric. The new 2021 MG HS PHEV was just launched there with sales beginning from 28-October 2020.The hybrid rival to the Proton X70 runs on a plug-in hybrid powertrain that uses a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine and a high-performance electric motor. This gives a combined output of 284 PS and 480 Nm with a claimed acceleration to 100

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Oct 27, 2020

  • Getting a 2020 Proton X50? Skip the Standard and Executive variants
    Buying Guides

    The Proton X50 has just made its public launching today with an enticing price that is sure to make you think twice about getting its competitors, especially the reigning crossover king, the Honda HR-V.With prices starting from RM 79,200 without SST, the X50 really sounds like a bargain. Even more impressive is the Flagship variant which has a full suite of ADAS including AEB with pedestrian detection and intelligent cruise control for a little over RM 100,000.Will this be as ubiquitous as the M

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Oct 27, 2020

  • Case of a stolen Honda Civic police car might turn into a kidnapping investigation
    News

    Previously, we reported that 3 suspects were able to successfully steal a Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from the Seberang Perai Utara district HQ. Now Sinar Harian has reported more details that not only are all 3 suspects tested positive for drugs but it might also turn into a kidnapping case.As you know, on Saturday 2 brothers, aged 28 and 32, posed as policemen from the information technology resources unit to gain access to the Civic MPV under the pretext of inspecting the das

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Oct 27, 2020

  • Hyundai Tucson discontinued in Malaysia, Proton X70 has one less rival
    News

    We previously reported that the Hyundai Elantra is no longer on sale in Malaysia, now we have received confirmation that the Hyundai Tucson has also been discontinued in our country.The Hyundai Tucson is Hyundai Sime Darby Motors’ (HSDM) representative in the C-segment SUV market. It was most recently updated in 2018 featuring a revised fascia, more upmarket interior, and techy upgrades like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.According to our sources, as of yet, HSDM has no plans to launch the

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Oct 27, 2020

  • 2020 Proton X50, what’s the minimum salary to get a loan?
    Good Reads

    The highly-anticipated 2020 Proton X50 is finally here, after several preview sessions held across the country.With prices starting from RM 79,200 for the Proton X50 1.5T Standard, it sure does look like a tempting deal, but is your salary enough to sign that loan?Let’s find out more in this article.How much do I need to make?Starting things off is the entry-level Proton X50 1.5T Standard (RM 79,200, on the road, without insurance), the monthly repayment is roughly RM 800 a month, given a

    Eric

    Eric

    Oct 27, 2020

  • From RM 79k, this is the new 2020 Proton X50 for Malaysia
    News

    Fellow Malaysians, the moment you’ve been anticipating for has arrived at long last. Proton has officially launched the hotly-anticipated (or highly overrated) Proton X50 to the general public via Facebook livestream.The X50 will compete against its B-segment SUV rivals which include the current king, the Honda HR-V as well as the upcoming Hyundai Kona.Price and variantsThe prices for all 4 variants of the X50 are as follow (All prices exclude SST which is valid until 31-December

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Oct 27, 2020

  • 2020 (G20) BMW M340i vs 2019 (W205) Mercedes-AMG C43 - Which is the ultimate performance sedan?
    Buying Guides

    Last week, BMW Malaysia introduced the first-ever locally assembled M Performance car - the G20 BMW M340i xDrive. It is priced at RM 402,354 (without SST), valid until 31 December 2020.The BMW M340i goes head to head against the Mercedes-AMG C43, which is also locally assembled, priced at RM 401,114 (without SST). Since we’ve yet to get our hands on the BMW M340i, we’ll just take a side by side look at the spec sheets.Powertrain - Mercedes-AMG C43 has more power, but slower from 0-10

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Oct 27, 2020