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Honda Rebel 1100 - Gaya retro dengan 3 mod pemanduan, DCT dan Cruise Control!

Honda Rebel 1100 telah diperkenalkan di Amerika Syarikat. Model bobber terbaru dari Honda ini adalah keseinambungan daripada model Honda Rebel 500 yang ada dalam pasaran kita.Perubahan ketara pada Honda Rebel 1100 adalah kuasa enjinnya. Enjin tersebut diambil daripada enjin African Twin tetapi dengan talaan yang berbeza.Enjin 2 silinder tersebut bersesaran 1,084cc sejukan cecair mampu menjana sehingga 87 PS kuasa kuda dan 98 Nm tork. Terdapat 2 pilihan transmisi iaitu DCT 6 kelajuan ataupun manu


Nov 25, 2020

Adaptive LED headlights on the Perodua Ativa (D55L); cheapest new car to offer this feature!

With the launch happening sooner than later, Perodua has just opened bookings for the highly-anticipated 2021 Perodua D55L.While full specifications of the Perodua D55L remains under wraps, Perodua did tease us with the highlights of the D55L, including its brand-new ASA 3.0 ADAS suite that encompasses features never seen before on a Perodua, such as Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Departure Prevention (LDP). Also Read: 2021 Perodua D55L to be launched soon, when and how much? What will it


Feb 19, 2021

These are the 5 cheapest cars in Malaysia with adaptive headlights

It’s impressive how many modern cars today offer advanced safety features. It wasn’t that long ago that advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) suites were only offered on expensive, high-end cars.Now, even cars like the Perodua Axia offer ADAS and even some like the underrated Nissan Almera offer autonomous emergency brakes (AEB) as standard. These driving aids help enhance the vehicle’s safety, so much so that ASEAN NCAP has revised its methodology beginning from 2021.Also r

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Mar 6, 2021

Subaru XV facelift launched in Japan; New grille, e-Active Shift Control

The new 2020 Subaru XV facelift has officially launched in Japan featuring a new Plasma Yellow Pearl colour, a new front end, and new feature called e-Active Shift Control for mild hybrid variant. Sales in the country are expected to start in October 2020.From the front, the XV now sports a new front grille and a redesigned front bumper while the rear remains largely the same. It also gets new aluminium 17-inch or 18-inch wheels. The highlight of the exterior changes is the introduction of a bra


Sep 10, 2020

Stability control is not the same as traction control

Last week, we shared our insights on traction control and how does the system work, and due to the nature of the topic, we have readers that got it confused with the stability control system instead. In a world full of jargon and acronym, this is understandable, because both safety systems do work hand-to-hand to keep you safe.What is stability control?You might have heard various acronym of stability control such as ESC, VDC, DSC, and ASC, but don’t be puzzled because it’s all the s

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Apr 28, 2020

Pros and Cons: Mazda CX-8 2.2D High - Dated infotainment, but best 3rd-row seats in an SUV ever?

The Mazda CX-8 is a 7-seater SUV that competes against the likes of the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, Toyota Fortuner and Hyundai Santa Fe. If youre considering the Mazda CX-8, weve rounded up the list of pros and cons for you here.To recap, there are 4 variants of the Mazda CX-8, priced from RM 173,038 to RM 206,465 (OTR without insurance and SST).The variant we’re discussing here is the range-topping 2.2D 4WD High, and here’s a quick overview of its pros and cons.Pros Plush interior


Apr 3, 2021

When you should turn off traction control?

First of all, what is traction control?As the name suggests, the traction control system (or commonly referred to as TC, TRC, or TCS) is a safety feature designed to prevent your car from losing traction. When accelerating, its main task is to stop the wheel from skidding, slipping and/or spinning, especially going through a loose surface.Here's one in the Toyota Vios.There are various sensors (the most common one is wheel speed sensor) on the car that is able to detect speed differences in

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Apr 25, 2020

Honda CR-V vs Proton X70 vs Mazda CX-5: Which SUV has the best ADAS?

We’ve talked about Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) before, including breaking down what features are included.But not all ADAS systems are created equally - some work better in Malaysia than others. In this article, we will take a closer look at the ADAS feature found on the Proton X70, Honda CR-V, and Mazda CX-5.Proton X70 – First time a Proton model gets ADASWhen Proton introduced the X70 back in December 2018, the model heralded several new features never before see


Jun 23, 2020

Lampu LED adaptif pada Perodua Ativa (D55L), kereta paling murah di Malaysia dengan ciri ini!

Walaupun tiada maklumat terperinci mengenai Perodua Ativa (D55L) buat masa kini, Perodua ada mengacah beberapa ciri dan kelengkapan baru pada Ativa.Antaranya, sistem bantuan pemandu ADAS ASA 3.0 yang mempamerkan beberapa ciri yang tidak pernah dilihat sebelum ini pada Perodua, seperti Lane Keep Control (LKC) dan Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). Menariknya, varian H dan AV bakal mendapat Adaptive Driving Beam – nama lain bagi lampu LED adaptif, antara ciri pertama bagi Perodua. Malah, seseten

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Feb 24, 2021

Video: 2019 Toyota Camry 2.5V Review, Why Settle for a BMW 318i?

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry 2.5V raised a lot of eyebrows. It is the most expensive Toyota Camry ever sold in Malaysia priced at RM 196,888 (OTR without insurance).Under the sharp "keen Look" exterior, lies Toyotas latest TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform that adopts double-wishbone rear suspension, low centre of gravity and dynamic handling characteristic.Like most new-generation Toyotas, the athleticism of the Toyota Camry is more akin to a BMW rather than a tradi

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Feb 15, 2020

2021 VW Tiguan facelift, Tiguan R joins the line-up.

VW has just unveiled the 2021 Tiguan facelift. This being VW's most successful model, they have spent considerable effort to sharpen the Tiguan to keep it ahead of the field, including new interior and exterior styling, and innovative driver-assistance and comfort features. For the first time, there will be a proper 320 PS Tiguan R in the line-up too.The front end is completely new. The new grille, which flows into the standard LED headlights, is wider - which gives it a 'baby Touar


Jul 1, 2020

Akhirnya, Proton X50 bakal dilancarkan secara rasmi esok!

Sehari sebelum pelancaran rasmi Proton X50 esok, Proton telah memuat naik beberapa video promosi untuk SUV segmen B ini.Video di laman Facebook Proton mengetengahkan prestasi, keselamatan, keselesaan dan penyambungan pintar di Proton X50. Anda boleh lihat di bawah:Bakal dilancarkan melalui siaran langsung di Facebook Proton, mereka mendakwa sudah menerima lebih daripada 20,000 tempahan.Proton X50 ditawarkan dengan dua pilihan trenkuasa 1.5 liter bercas turbo. Unit pertama menggunakan teknologi m

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Oct 26, 2020

Deal breakers: 2020 Peugeot 3008 – Love the car, wished it came with AEB

To give credit where it’s due, the 2020 Peugeot 3008 1.6T CKD is a great car to be in. It rides fantastically well, has a beautiful interior, and comes with premium feel-good features price at RM 163,888 (OTR without insurance).Although Malaysians may not have the best impressions for the Peugeot brand, we can’t deny that this French SUV is not only on par than other popular SUVs in the class, in some areas it even betters them.The Peugeot 3008 is as dynamic as a Mazda CX-5, as pract

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Jun 2, 2020

All-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max – Malaysian-spec to get ACC with stop and go

Set to be launched in Malaysia before the end of April, Isuzu Malaysia has revealed preliminary specifications of the upcoming all-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max.Earlier, Isuzu Malaysia mentioned that the all-new D-Max will be fitted with ADAS features, but stopped short on providing further details.Also Read: Launching in Malaysia in April, 2021 Isuzu D-Max priced from RM 89KAccording to a dedicated registration of interest (ROI) page, the all-new Isuzu D-Max looks to be segment-leading when it comes to


Apr 6, 2021

Toyota RAV4 vs Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5: Mana pilihan terbaik untuk SUV segmen C?

UMW Toyota baru sahaja melancarkan model Toyota RAV4 2020 terbaru di Malaysia. Model ini akan bersaing rapat dengan Honda CR-V dan Mazda CX-5 dalam kelas SUV segmen C. Oleh itu, kami bandingkan ketiga-tiga model dengan varian paling tinggi untuk mengetahui pilihan manakah yang terbaik sekali.Trenkuasa - RAV4 dengan Dynamic Force, CX-5 paling berkuasaUntuk pertama kalinya, Toyota Malaysia menawarkan enjin Dynamic Force dan dipasang pada Toyota RAV4. Toyota RAV4 serba baru ini mendapat enjin petro


Jun 23, 2020

Finally, Proton will be launching the 2020 Proton X50 tomorrow!

Ahead of the 2020 Proton X50’s launch tomorrow, Proton has been sharing a number of videos showcasing the upcoming B-segment SUV’s selling points.The videos on Proton Cars’ Facebook page highlighted the X50’s performance, safety, comfort, and connectivity – all of which can be viewed below.Set to be launched via livestream on Proton Cars’ Facebook page, Proton has claimed that they have received more than 20,000 bookings for its highly-anticipated model.To rec


Oct 26, 2020

Proton X70 – How does it compare against the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5?

A bit of backgroundFirst launched in late-2018, the Proton X70 is the company’s first-ever SUV, aimed squarely at the Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5.The Proton X70 is based on the Geely Boyue, a C-segment SUV that Geely introduced back in 2016.Turbo power is goodSimilar to some of its rivals, the Proton X70 features a 1.8-litre turbocharged petrol engine that outputs 184 PS and 285 Nm.We picked the Mazda CX-5 2.5 non-turbo based on its power outputThese output figures put the X70 head-to-head a


Jan 28, 2020

The 2020 Proton X50 is smarter and safer than a BMW X1 with all that tech

Today’s the media preview of the 2020 Proton X50 and while most of you are probably anticipating the price and how it drives, let’s not forget one of the X50’s key selling points, its safety features.Speaking to the media, Lead Engineer, En. Muhammad Zulfadzli Che Mustafar, has shared the safety features of the X50. From the looks of it, the crossover definitely has an impressive array of safety features that puts even the BMW X1 to shame.These features are only avail

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Sep 30, 2020

IIHS: Drivers are more likely to speed using ACC

Modern vehicles are equipped with lots of safety features to keep their occupants safe and avoid accidents. One of those features that are quickly becoming prevalent in many regular cars is adaptive cruise control (ACC).However, a recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that drivers are using ACC as a tool for speeding. When selecting a speed, many drivers choose one that is over the speed limit.IIHS researchers analysed the behaviour of 40 drivers from the Boston

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Mar 15, 2021

Daihatsu Rocky to be the first Daihatsu model in Indonesia to get ASA safety suite

It’s no secret that Daihatsu Indonesia is working to introduce the Daihatsu Rocky in Indonesia. The model has been spied on Indonesia streets since late last year.Also Read: Spied: Perodua D55L base car spotted in Indonesia - Malaysia introduction soon?Various details regarding the model have surfaced since then, including potential powertrains and prices.More recently, another piece of information has surfaced, as Indonesian media has reported that the Indonesian-spec Rocky will receive t


Mar 1, 2021

The 2021 Perodua Ativa's standard safety kit is better than the Proton X50

With every passing day, we find out more information about the hotly-anticipated Perodua Ativa/D55L. If you didnt already know, the Ativa boasts a lot of car for not a lot of money. Today, we take a look at the safety features that are on offer in all the variants that will be sold in Malaysia. Impressive standard safety featuresIts quite commendable of Perodua to include the safety systems I consider non-negotiables, which are ABS, VSC and the usual gamut of airbags (front, side, curtain). More


Mar 3, 2021

New locally-assembled 2020 G20 BMW 330e M Sport launched in Malaysia – From RM 264k

BMW Malaysia has added an electrifying variant to its 3 Series lineup with the launch of the 2020 G20 BMW 330e M Sport. It promises to deliver the best of both worlds with a sportier and more efficient driving experience.The 330e M Sport is launched alongside the powerful M340i. Both models are locally-assembled (CKD) at BMW Malaysia’s plant in Kulim, Kedah.Exterior and InteriorOn the outside, the 330e M Sport comes with a sporty exterior that is enhanced by the adaptive LED headlights and

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Oct 22, 2020

2021 Toyota Corolla Cross’ TSS 2.0 detailed; better choice than the HR-V?

The 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross has just been launched, with 2 variants to choose – 1.8G and 1.8V, priced from RM 124,000 (with 50% SST discount) to RM 134,000 (SST included).Equipped in the range-topping Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8V is the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 (TSS 2.0) suite of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS), which encompasses: Pre-collision System with Pedestrian Detection Dynamic Radar Cruise Control Lane Departure Alert Lane Tracing Assist Automatic High BeamPre-collision Sys


Mar 25, 2021

Launching on Thurs: New 2020 Toyota Hilux Rogue, now with TSS and new 204 PS/500 Nm engine

UMW Toyota Malaysia has confirmed today that it will be launching the new 2020 Toyota Hilux Rogue this Thursday. In keeping with the prevailing practice of this Covid-19 period, the launch will be live streamed on the Toyota Malaysia Facebook page.The new Hilux Rogue will replace the previous Black Edition, and will gain a more powerful 204 PS/500 Nm 2.8-litre common rail intercooled variable nozzle turbine turbo diesel engine.This engine will replace the previous 177 PS/450 Nm Black Edition&rsq


Oct 5, 2020

Leaked: Here’s the full details of the Malaysian-spec Hyundai Kona!

The full specs of the Malaysian-spec Hyundai Kona have leaked out, giving us a good idea of what Hyundai Sime-Darby Motors has prepared for its upcoming B-segment SUV.For starters, HSDM will offer three variants of the Kona, namely 2.0 Standard, 2.0 Mid, and 1.6 T-GDI High.As the names suggest, two powertrains will be offered. The first is a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that does 150 PS and 180 Nm, mated to a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission.The base Kona gets a 2.0


Aug 27, 2020

Ford Ranger 2.2L Wildtrak Has a Big Improvement Than the 2.2 XLT

The sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia-Sime Darby Auto Connexion, introduced the Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2.2L, at RM 127,888 for Peninsula Malaysia and RM133,888 for East Malaysia(on-the-road prices without insurance).The Ranger Wildtrak equip with the 2.2-litre turbocharged Duratorq four-cylinder TDCi diesel engine, which gets an output of 158 hp and 385 Nm of torque, paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission.In addition, the 2.2L Ranger Wildtrak fits an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPl


Jul 20, 2019

Pros and Cons: Mazda CX-5 - Brilliant drive, but are you willing to sacrifice space?

Since its launch in 2017, the Mazda CX-5 has had a few updates such as the fitment of semi-digital instrument cluster and GVC Plus. There are 5 variants available and we have a pick of the range for it, read about it here.But now let’s talk about the pros and cons of the Mazda CX-5. Here’s a quick overview:Pros Excellent driving experience Well-appointed interior Low NVH levelsCons Not as spacious as rivals Lacks full suite of ADAS Ride quality slightly brittlePros – Excellent


Jan 30, 2021

What is the difference between ‘active’ and ‘passive’ safety systems?

Safety systems in cars have gone beyond just airbags and seatbelts. Along with the confusing ABC soup of acronyms that makes up ADAS, there are also the terms Active Safety System and Passive Safety System whenever safety is mentioned in a car. But what is the difference between the two?Active Safety SystemsTraditionally, active safety referred to things such as better visibility from the driver’s seat, good chassis balance, and a clear indication of instruments and warning symbols.But thr


Jun 14, 2020

Get RM 30,000 worth of rebate on your new Subaru Forester

TC Subaru Sdn Bhd, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia is offering buyers of the Subaru Forester a special rebate package that is worth up to RM 30,000. The Forester Promotional Package is available for selected model year units with a limited selection of colours though.Also read: 2021 Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 163,788Subaru Forester 2.0i-L Lite EditionThere are 6 variants of the Forester available on sale in Malaysia; Forester 2.0


Apr 6, 2021

Daihatsu Rocky di Indonesia bakal mendapat sistem ASA yang sama seperti Perodua Ativa (D55L)

Selain Malaysia, Daihatsu Indonesia sedang giat berusaha untuk memperkenalkan Daihatsu Rocky di Indonesia. Model ini telah berapa kali dilihat di jalan raya Indonesia sejak tahun lepas.Juga baca: Daihatsu Rocky / Toyota Raize spesifikasi Indonesia - enjin 1.2 liter NA, 6 varian & kit badan GR!Pelbagai maklumat tentang model tersebut timbul di internet, termasuklah penggunaan trenkuasa dan juga harga. Baru-baru ini terdapat maklumat baru yang dilaporkan oleh media Indonesia, iaitu Rocky untuk

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Mar 1, 2021