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Owner Review: Yellow Submarine - My BMW E36 328i

** This article is the personal experience of a 1996 BMW 328i (E36) owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Jack Lee “Why do you spend so much on a 16 years old car?” “What is the cents/km do you pay for the 2.8?” “How much do you spend on maintaining the car?” “You know, my road tax only cost me RM 60 a year.” I get asked these questions a lot when I bought a 1996 BMW 328i (E36). Especially for someone who was just about to exit his 20s and was supposed to buy a ho

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Aug 15, 2020

Sejarah BMW E46 – Permulaan keghairahan BMW 3 Series

Setiap penggemar kereta mesti ada satu model yang buatkan mereka gilakan industri ini. Antara yang sering menjadi idaman ramai ialah BMW 3 Series. Dengan saiz yang kompak, ia masih menawarkan ruang yang mencukupi untuk memuatkan 5 orang sekaligus. Ditambah pula dengan penghasilan yang cukup berkualiti, tidak dinafikan bahawa ia merupakan antara jentera premium yang menjadi idaman kalbu. Antara BMW 3 Series yang paling diminati ialah generasi E46. Generasi ini dihasilkan dari tahun 1997 hingga ta


Nov 30, 2020

Exported from Malaysia: BMW 6 Series GT launched in Thailand

BMW Group Thailand has just launched the 630i M Sport, with the model imported from Malaysia. Like the Malaysian-market car, power is derived from a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine that does 258 PS from 5,000 rpm to 6,500 rpm and 400 Nm from 1,550 rpm to 4,400 rpm. An 8-speed automatic transmission sends power to the rear wheels. 0-100 km/h is dispatched in 6.3 seconds. The BMW 630i GT is priced from THB 4,399,000 for the M Sport, making the model THB 300,000 cheaper than the 630


Mar 27, 2020

New G32 BMW 6 Series GT facelift; 48V mild hybrid, Android Auto

Along with the global debut of the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift, BMW has also unveiled the 2020 BMW 6 Series GT facelift with a new face and a few upgrades. Exterior – Subtlety is key Changes on the exterior are rather subtle, starting with the slimmer profile headlights. Adaptive LED headlights with matrix technology is fitted as standard while the BMW Laserlight is available as an option. The grille is more angular and the slats protrude further compared to before, but size wise it remains conser


May 27, 2020

R35 Nissan GT-R could remain until 2027, likewise for 370Z

First launched in October 2007, GT-R is now 12 years old Nissan has no plans to replace the R35 GT-R Company undecided on a suitable concept – hybrid, electric or regular combustion engine Future of 370Z also uncertain First revealed at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, the Nissan GT-R is more than a decade old and Nissan is still undecided on the model’s future. The fact that the GT-R is one of the oldest car on sale doesn’t bother Nissan, as the company is in no hurry to replace the model and Nissan


Aug 29, 2019

Owner Review: First time owning a German machine - My BMW 318i

** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 BMW 318i owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Fazrul Aziz I bought this BMW 318i LCI recently from my sister as she bought a new Toyota Alphard. The mileage clocks at 25k only! Even though she sold it to me at the market’s price, the conditions & maintenance is top-notch. Also, the car is still under BMW warranty programme and free scheduled service for the next 3 years. How everything started Back in my university days,

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Aug 22, 2020

Owner Review: The Underdog Compact Executive Sedan - Kia Stinger GT-Line 2.0

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Kia Stinger GT-Line 2.0L owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Lutfi Othman When I first saw pictures of the Kia Stinger online after it was unveiled in 2017, I was very impressed with how Kia designs have evolved all these years. Unknowingly, I developed a liking of the car although I have doubts if it will ever reach our shores. I had a bad perception of Kia those days due to their bad reputation in design and

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Jul 7, 2020

New Mercedes-AMG GT C and GT R roars into Malaysia, 4.0L V8 from RM 1.5m!

Engine outputs remain unchanged from the pre-facelift Cosmetic changes for improved aerodynamics and handling Updated interior now features fully digital gauge clusters Just over a year after the launch of the Mercedes-AMG GT C, the facelifted GT C and GT R have arrived. Prices start from RM 1,558,888 for the GT C and goes up to RM 1,712,888 for the GT R. In comparison, the 911 (992 generation) Carrera S is priced at RM 1.1m though not exactly the direct competition as the more potent Turbo mode


Oct 17, 2019

2021 BMW iX teased; 500 PS electric SUV coming to Malaysia

BMW Malaysia has teased the 2021 BMW iX, which suggests the introduction of the electric SUV (BMW uses the term SAV) here. The BMW iX is comparable with the BMW X5 in length and width, and is almost the same height as the BMW X6. Despite being an electric car, the BMW iX features the famous (infamous?) vertical kidney grille. Whether beautiful or not, it certainly gives a visual impact. According to BMW, the massive kidney grill is more than just a visual shock. The BMW kidney grille serves as a


Mar 16, 2021

This R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R’s restoration by Nismo costs 5x the price of an R35

Nissan’s ‘Nismo Restored Car’ division is now open for business and the first product on their catalogue is the ‘Godzilla’ R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R, restored and rebuilt to original factory specs down to the last bolt, complete with 3D measurement tools-verified body frame. What separates Nismo restored cars from those done by independent workshops is that the cars sold by Nismo are rebuilt according to factory standards, including restoring the body’s torsional rigidity to factory specs, inspect


Dec 8, 2020

Owner Review: Alternative to Uncle's Car? - My Process of Owning & Refining the BMW 320i

** This article is the personal experience of a 2016 BMW 320i Sport Line owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar Facebook: Andrew Chum Prior to Purchasing the BMW 320i This is my current daily, a 2016 BMW 320i LCI Sport Line. I purchased this car back in early 2017 from Premium Selection after considering a numbered of cars in the same segment as well as a different segment with a similar price range. The survey started more than 6 months before settling down with this unit. S

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Jun 26, 2020

Toyota's museum restores an R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R

If you love cars and is planning a trip to Japan, you should pay a visit to Toyota’s MegaWeb store in the Odaiba district of Tokyo. It’s a sprawling multi-storey brand experience centre. There’s also a heritage collection section where expert Toyota ‘Takumis’ (expert craftsmen) restores various classic cars, including non-Toyota models. Part of the MegaWeb store is to promote the love for cars and appreciation for car culture, and the gregarious Toyota is generous enough to spend some resources


Apr 17, 2020

Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro: Ginormous HOOD?

(Image Credit: Motor1 Website) Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro, the successor of the high-performance sports vehicle - Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT, is branded as an agile gymnast with a lighter and smaller body. Parading its phenomenal velocity, the black version of AMG GT R was caught testing on the road. Times up for little talks. Now let's talk about the hood! What do you think of this car from your first glance? THE HOOD, I bet you say? Actually, we rather call it an EXHAUST HOOD. Just like the vent that


Aug 12, 2019

Stand out with the Aggressive Subaru Forester GT Edition

Following its launch in Singapore and Thailand , the Forester GT Edition was finally launched in Malaysia, adding to the Subaru Forester line-up. Sporting front bumper lip extensions, side skirts, a roof spoiler, and rear bumper lip extension, the GT Edition is made for those who desire to stand out from the crowd. 7 colour options are available for the GT edition including Crystal White Pearl, Ice Silver Metallic, Jasper Green Metallic, Horizon Blue Pearl, Sepia Bronze Metallic, Dark Grey Metal


Jun 1, 2020

BMW kemaskini harga model. Penjimatan sehingga RM 43,000!

BMW Group Malaysia akan menawarkan pengurangan Cukai Jualan & Perkhidmatan (SST) penuh untuk model CKD tahun dibuat 2019 terpilih dari barisan model BMW dan MINI. Pengurangan SST pada model CKD tahun dibuat 2019 yang dipilih hanya sah sehingga 31 Disember 2020. Bantuan pengurangan SST juga berlaku terhadap kempen RM33,000.00 yang sedang berlangsung untuk BMW 630i GT, bersama dengan kempen MINI "Add Independence" yang menampilkan pelbagai rebat tunai dan sokongan ansuran untuk model MINI terpilih


Aug 28, 2020

80 Malaysians bought a BMW M last year, BMW Group Malaysia sold 9,890 cars in 2020

BMW Group Malaysia ended 2020 with a total of 9,890 BMW and MINI cars delivered, down 5 percent from 2019’s 10,442 units, due to the Covid-19 pandemic of course. Including BMW Motorrad bikes, the Group sold a total of 11,016 vehicles in 2020. Of the 9,890 cars delivered, over 2,200 units are plug-in hybrid models, contributed mostly by the 530e and 740 Le.xDrive. A very high 87 percent of the Group’s total sales come from locally-assembled (CKD) models, made at BMW’s vehicle assembly facility in


Feb 19, 2021

Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition 2021 dilancarkan, bermula RM 163,788

TC Subaru Sdn Bhd hari ini baru sahaja melancarkan Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition 2021 di Malaysia secara rasmi. Ia berharga dari RM 163,788 (atas jalan, tanpa insurans). Seperti sebelum ini, SUV segmen C ini diimport sepenuhnya (CBU) dari Thailand. Untuk maklumat anda, Subaru Forester bersaing dengan Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Volkswagen Tiguan, dan Proton X70. Diasaskan oleh varian 2.0i-L, GT Lite Edition hadir dengan kit badan GT yang merangkumi skirt depan, sisi, dan belakang.


Feb 8, 2021

Kejuaraan Super GT Malaysia bakal kembali di Sepang pada 2021!

Masihkah anda ingat dengan siri perlumbaan Super GT yang penuh dengan kereta lagenda dari negara matahari terbit seperti Toyota Supra, Nissan GT-R, dan Honda NSX? Selepas enam tahun menghilang, ia sepatutnya kembali pada tahun ini di Sirkit Antarabangsa Sepang (SIC) pada 16-19 Julai, namun pandemik Covid-19 terjadi dan ianya terpaksa dibatalkan. Tetapi jangan risau kerana Super GT bakal kembali di Malaysia pada tahun 2021 diantara bulan Jun dan Ogos seperti dilaporkan motorsports.com. Tarikh seb

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Aug 18, 2020

Spied: The fastest ever Kia Optima GT out testing in Korea

The planned release of the fastest ever 2021 Kia Optima GT was originally set for the USA only, but the car has recently been spotted testing on South Korea roads. Does this mean the Optima GT will be available worldwide? Though the 2020 Kia Optima is already on sale, the launch of this slightly modified and fastest ever version has yet to make a debut due to the coronavirus. The planned release was originally scheduled in April but has been pushed back indefinitely. To be clear, the Kia Optima


Jun 15, 2020

Nissan GT-R tries to impress Proton Wira, fails miserably

Here we have a Nissan GT-R, at a traffic light that has just turned green. You know where this is going, don't you? Driver of said GT-R then proceeds to launch the car at full throttle. Said GT-R then proceeds to suddenly snap sideways and on to the side of the road, almost taking out innocent motorcyclists in the process. So many factors could've caused this spin, like road surface or worn/cold tyres. Having said that, one can't help but feel that it's a bad idea to fully deploy close to 600 PS


Jan 18, 2021

Nissan GT-R R36 bakal tampil dengan enjin hybrid tahun 2025?

Nissan GT-R mungkin sebuah model yang sangat lama di pasaran. Walaupun lama, ia tetap mempunyai peminatnya yang tersendiri. Walaupun kebanyakan pesaingnya telah menerima generasi baru, Godzilla telah berada di pasaran sejak 2007 dengan kemas kini terbaru yang dilancarkan pada tahun 2017. Namun, menurut satu media Jepun, Nissan dikatakan sedang merancang untuk GT-R generasi berikutnya dilancarkan pada tahun 2025. Menurut maklumat yang diperoleh oleh Best Car Web, Nissan mempunyai rancangan untuk


Nov 9, 2020

Now Apple devices can unlock your BMW via Digital Key!

BMW has just announced Digital Key for iPhone, allowing Apple iPhone users to unlock a compatible BMW model. This comes after slightly after two years BMW introduced Digital Key for NFC-equipped Samsung devices. Typical of Apple, getting started is easy – you just need to pair your iPhone or Apple Watch to a BMW that supports Digital Key for iPhone, then hold your Apple device to the door handle. Once that’s completed, the authentication process with start and you can use either FaceID or TouchI


Jun 23, 2020

BMW Malaysia updates price list for 2021, BMW 320i cheaper by RM 1,911

BMW Malaysia has released the updated price list for 2021 with a few notable changes. Prices have fluctuated for some models while some remained the same, like the BMW 218i Gran Coupe and BMW X1 sDrive 18i. Here’s the interesting part – the prior 5-year warranty and service package is now optional; standard is a 2-year warranty without free service. This means prices have dropped across the board with the standard 2-year warranty, but goes back to the same price as before should customers opt fo


Jan 18, 2021

Audi pulls out of DTM racing series, upsets BMW

The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) is a premier GT racing series based in Germany, racing a silhouette race car that's based on a mass-produced road car since the year 2000. The series used to consists mainly of the big-3 premium German manufacturers, namely Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. However, the DTM series has seen a steady decline, evident by a shock withdrawal from Mercedes-Benz in 2017, leaving only BMW and Audi to carry the torch forward. Few other manufacturers such as Nissan, Opel,

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May 6, 2020

2019 BMW and MINI models now offered with SST exemption/ discount

As you know, all new locally-assembled (CKD) passenger cars will be exempted from paying the 10 percent sales tax starting 15-June until 31-December. Imported new cars will be given a 50 percent discount on sales tax, meaning that sales tax is still applicable, but at a lower 5 percent rate. BMW Group Malaysia, however, has extended the exemption to their 2019 units as well. In a statement today, BMW Group Malaysia has declared that they will be offering full SST reduction for selected 2019 year


Aug 27, 2020

Owner Review: My Silver Tank - a 2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 Td5

** This article is the personal experience of a 2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Jack Lee As you have read the previous article written by me here, I have said that my BMW E36 328i probably has a tinier interior space than a Myvi. Using that as an excuse to add another car to my stable, I stumbled upon a 2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 Td5 at a famous Land Rover workshop located near Kampung Melayu Subang. The body of this Land Rover D

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Sep 1, 2020

2019 McLaren GT stuns Malaysia, the most practical supercar and lightest grand tourer

One of a kind, being the only mid-engine grand tourer Total luggage capacity of 570 litres Reworked 4.0L twin turbo V8 delivers 620 PS and 630 Nm of torque Speed, agility and practicality aren’t mutually exclusive as proven by McLaren with the GT. It is aimed at the likes of Aston Martin DB11, Ferrari 812, and Bentley Continental GT. But first, let’s get the stats out of the way. 0-100 km/h is dealt with in 3.2 seconds, keep the go fast pedal pinned to the floor and it’ll hit a top speed of 326


Nov 6, 2019

2021 Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 163,788

TC Subaru Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia has just launched the 2021 Subaru Forester GT Lite Edition in Malaysia. It is priced from RM 163,788 (on-the-road, without insurance). As before, this C-segment SUV is imported (CBU) from Thailand. The Subaru Forester competes against other C-segment SUVs like the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, and Volkswagen Tiguan. If you want to stretch the range further, the Proton X70 is also part of this competitive set. Ba


Feb 8, 2021

Car cannibals dismantle Mercedes-AMG GT while owner is on holiday

As a car person, the worst situation we can find our cars in when we return from a holiday is to find the car vandalised or stolen. This Mercedes-AMG GT owner did not have his car stolen but he did return from his 5-day holiday to find his beloved supercar almost completely dismantled. Jay Tranter left his Mercedes-AMG GT in a guarded car park located not far from the Birmingham airport before he left for his 5-day holiday with his girlfriend. The 36-year-old came back from his short holiday to


Jul 24, 2020

Production of 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupé starts alongside four new models

A month after its online premiere, BMW commenced production of the 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupé (G22) at its Group Plant in Dingolfing. The sports coupé starts production alongside the updated BMW 5 Series, BMW M5, BMW 5 Series Touring and BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo. Staying true to its aggressive style, the 4 Series Coupé sits on a bespoke chassis and combines lightweight construction and driver-focused options to emphasise sharp driving dynamics, handling and agility. The bonnet, front side panels a


Jul 2, 2020