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  • With the VW Arteon, VPCM is gunning for the C-Class/3 Series – a stretch too far?
    Buying Guides

    With a sleek fastback silhouette and coupe-style frameless doors, the VW Arteon is one of a kind. Priced at RM 221,065 (without SST, applicable until 31-Dec 2020), there’s nothing else in the market at this price point.The BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe has been temporarily discontinued, pending arrival of the new generation model (yet to be announced) but even when it does, it will be priced closer to RM 400,000.The Mercedes-Benz CLS 350 sits one segment too high and has an asking price of over

    Hans

    Hans

    Aug 14, 2020

  • Latest all-new 2020 Honda City ad fires shots at Vios, Camry, and Bezza!
    News

    Over the past couple of weeks, Honda Malaysia has been targeting the Toyota Vios in its teasers for the all-new 2020 Honda City.It looks like shots are still being fired as we speak, as Honda Malaysia’s latest ad fires shots at the Toyota Camry, Toyota Vios, and Perodua Bezza!  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src ='https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&versio

    Eric

    Eric

    Aug 14, 2020

  • All-new 2020 Honda City RS open for booking in Malaysia, 109 PS/253 Nm i-MMD confirmed!
    News

    After a couple of weeks of teaser after teaser, Honda Malaysia has finally dropped the bomb - the all-new 2020 Honda City RS is open for booking! Yes, you read that right - it’ll have a best-in-class 253 Nm!Thailand-spec City Turbo RS pictured.Malaysians are also the first to get this all-new model as this is the world premiere of the hybrid City in this spec! The B-segment sedan will be fitted with the new i-MMD powertrain (Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive) that replaces the old i-DCD (I

    Sanjay

    Sanjay

    Aug 14, 2020

  • 2020 Toyota RAV4 2.0-litre variant discontinued!
    News

    Less 2 months after the launch of the 2020 Toyota RAV4, UMW Toyota (UMWT) has discontinued sales of the 2.0-litre variant. Though there is no official announcement, but UMWT has confirmed that they will no longer be selling the lower-spec variant.The decision to discontinue the variant is due to limited supply for the 2.0-litre engine. According to UMWT, most buyers prefer the 2.5-litre variant over the lower variant.This is surprising news as between the variants, the o

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Aug 14, 2020

  • 2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line debuts – 204 PS, 264 Nm
    News

    After teasing last month, Hyundai officially launches the 2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line sports sedan. It promises to provide buyers an attractive entry point to Hyundai’s N Brand line-up of high-performance models.The Elantra N Line is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre GDI engine that produces up to 204 PS and 264 Nm. This is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT.Hyundai engineers have also improved the sport sedan’s suspension for a stiffer, grippier performance wit

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Aug 14, 2020

  • Owner Review: Perfect daily car for the family - Our story with the Proton Persona
    Owner Stories

    ** This article is the personal experience of a 2009 Proton Persona 1.6 Highline owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Afiq BazliWhat is it?The Proton Persona is a compact sedan that was launch back in August of 2007. My car that you see here was bought in April of 2009. Originally the Proton Persona was powered by the carried-over 1.6L DOHC 16-valves CamPro petrol engine from the Proton Gen2 hatchback. Eventually, it was replaced by the newer 1.6 DOHC 16-valv

    Owner Review

    Owner Review

    Aug 13, 2020

  • If you're a fresh grad, take a look at Proton’s Fresh Graduate Campaign
    News

    Proton’s commerce company, Proton Commerce Sdn Bhd (PCSB), has a new campaign to help fresh graduates purchase their first cars. Under the campaign, fresh grads can purchase a Proton with low Hire Purchase (HP) loan rates.The Fresh Graduate Campaign is designed to help address one of the key mobility issues graduates face when buying their first cars.Many graduates tend to get rejected when applying for an HP loan as they often don’t have proof of income for 3 months. This is a commo

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Aug 13, 2020

  • Goldmine: Luxuriate like a Japanese executive in this rare 1990 Mazda Luce
    Culture

    Ah, 1980s Japan, where the Bubble Era is thriving and some funky, awesome music genre filled bars and lounges across Tokyo called city pop. This was also a period where hardtop sedans ruled the Japanese car market.At the same time, as Japan’s economy was bubbling, so were the salaries of your average Japanese salaryman. Obviously, their choice of rides would be a Toyota Mark II or a Nissan Laurel with velour fabric seats. But there was a left-field choice for those who wante

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Aug 13, 2020

  • Start your Toyota Supra engines, Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championships is back
    News

    Malaysia’s fastest growing E-Sports motor-racing competition is gearing up for the new season starting in September. The third season of the Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship will be held throughout the month with an estimated 720 virtual racers ready to take on the grid.Four qualifying sessions will kick off the season. Participants will have the honour of racing the Toyota GR Supra RZ around the Fuji International Speedway in Japan before advancing to the semi-final where the

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Aug 13, 2020

  • RM 2k for extra space?  5-seater VW Tiguan vs 7-seater Tiguan Allspace
    Buying Guides

    Yesterday, we are pretty much inundated with a trio of Volkswagen launches but while the Arteon and Passat R-Line have their own merits, the biggest news would be the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, the 7-seater (or to be precise, a 5+2) bigger brother to the regular 5-seater Tiguan.This is without a doubt one of the most significant models in Volkswagen's Malaysian line-up as the Tiguan is one of the brand’s best-sellers. Then again, what are the differences between both the 5-seater

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Aug 13, 2020