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The carbon-fibre dream dies with the BMW i8

This article is contributed by the former editor of Malaysian Evo magazine, Daniel Wong, who currently resides in Australia. You can find more of his musings and articles on the motoring world at The Motor Muse.Is there anything sexier to car enthusiasts than carbon-fibre? Our knees get weak at the mention that something in the car is made of the stuff. Even if it is just the sticker motif on our dashboards. Hey, it adds 50 horsepower, according to the infallible wisdom of th

Daniel

Daniel

Jul 7, 2020

BMW commemorates the discontinuation of the BMW i8 with 18 custom-built units

As you know, BMW has officially discontinued the BMW i8. The last of the i8 will roll out by 16th June. And to commemorate the occasion, BMW custom built 18 special edition of their first PHEV sportscar.Each i8 is painted in a unique colour previously not available to any other units.All of the 18 custom-built units are fitted with Alcantara seats and steering wheels, special trim strips and custom-built digital instrument panels.All changes are purely cosmetic, as it is still powered by th

Brian

Brian

Jun 29, 2020

BMW sends off the last BMW i8 in an exclusive Portimao Blue

BMW announced last year they will be discontinuing their hybrid supercar, the BMW i8. To celebrate the occassion, 1 unit is to be painted in the exclusive Portimao Blue. Power comes from a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder that does 231 PS and 320 Nm, hooked up to an electric motor that does 131 PS and 250 Nm. Combined system output is 362 PS and 570 Nm.BMW launched the i8 back in 2014. Since then, 20,500 units have been produced worldwide. The outgoing i8 coupe in M

Brian

Brian

Jun 16, 2020

You can now buy a BMW without visiting a showroom, just go to BMW Shop Online

Car manufacturers are taking new measures to carry out new car sales by bringing their brand experience online as their physical showrooms are closed due to the Movement Control Order (MCO) imposed.The latest brand to do so is BMW Group Malaysia, which just launched its BMW Shop Online - a digital showroom to view and place a booking for a brand-new BMW.BMW Shop Online allows customers to get to know specific models entirely online. Besides that, there will also be online exclusiv

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 24, 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 custo

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 18, 2021

Elon Musk calls hydrogen cars “mind-boggingly stupid”, but BMW still believes in them

I’ve been to the BMW Museum twice. Once in 2013 and once again this year. During the first visit, BMW had its older hydrogen cars display. They were not there the second time around. The hydrogen cars were the BMW H2R and the BMW Hydrogen 7.BMW H2R (Hydrogen Record Car)Now, back in the early 2000s, what BMW did with hydrogen was different from what we typically hear about hydrogen cars. Hydrogen cars are typically hydrogen fuel cell cars which generate electricity from Hydrogen gas (H2). I

Arif

Arif

Jun 16, 2020

Former BMW designer Jochen Paesen joins Kia to lead interior design

It looks like Kia has been busy recruiting some of the best talents from BMW. The latest recruit to Kia Motors is Jochen Paesen, a former BMW interior designer. The Belgian-born Paesen will become Kia’s vice president of interior design, reporting under a team led by Karim Habib - himself a former BMW head of design. Coincidence? Maybe not.With Paesen's appointment, this marks Kia’s third major recruitment from BMW over the past years. Along with Karim Habib, this also includes A

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 30, 2020

2020 G20 BMW 330e price leaked – RM 264k?

Previously, we published spy shots of the upcoming 2020 G20 BMW 330e. Now that we've seen what it looks like, it seems the next thing that comes up would be the price.Expected to be priced from RM 264,614 (SST free until 31-December 2020), the upcoming BMW 330e will wear the M Sport styling kit which mirrors the 330i - down to the wheels.Of course, the only difference on the outside is that the 330e has a charger outlet on the left side which is absent in the petrol-powered 330i as

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 20, 2020

2020 (F98) BMW X4 M Competition launched in Malaysia, 510 PS/600 Nm, from RM 904k

BMW Malaysia has launched the 2020 BMW X4 M Competition, priced at RM 904,276 (OTR without insurance, inclusive of SST discount). The BMW X4 M Competition goes against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 63 Coupe and Porsche Macan Turbo.Like the BMW X3 M Competition, at the heart of the BMW X4 M sits a new S58 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged straight-six, producing 510 PS and 600 Nm. An 8-speed automatic transmission deploys the horses to all four wheels via the M xDrive all-wheel drive system.Unlike

Shaun

Shaun

Aug 14, 2020

BMW X4 (G02) in Malaysia gains ADAS, price up RM 11k - AEB with RCTA, LDW, LCW

Apart from the BMW 3 Series that is now equipped with ADAS, BMW Malaysia has also given the X4 an update to feature Driving Assistant package.Like the Driving Assistant in the 3 Series, it includes Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Change Warning (LCW), front collision warning with brake intervention, rear-cross traffic alert and rear collision prevention.The X4's price has been increased to RM 375,800, up from RM 364,800 before. Specs wise it remains the same as before, only with

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 8, 2020

2020 G20 BMW M340i price leaked – From RM 403k!

Yesterday, we published the leaked prices of one of BMW’s upcoming additions to the G20 3 Series range, the plug-in hybrid 330e. Today, we got another leaked pricing of the high-performance BMW that will be launched alongside it, the M340i.According to a source, the 2020 G20 BMW M340i will cost around RM 423,000 including SST. Exempted from SST, the M340i will start at around RM 403,000 which will be valid until 31-December 2020.That sounds like big bucks but with that prici

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 21, 2020

The Volvo S60 T8 does 0-100 km/h in 4.4s, what cars can it keep up with?

From the Twin Engine hybrid powerhouse in the Volvo S60 T8 that makes 407 PS with a twisting force 640 Nm, it does the century sprint in 4.4 seconds and makes the S60 one of the quickest cars you can buy this side of RM 300,000 (priced at RM 295,888).Which brings us to the topic, what other cars is it as quick as?BMW i8 coupe, 0-100 km/h 4.4 secondsAlso a hybrid like the S60 T8, its 1.5-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder is supplemented by an electric motor to produce a combined output

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 1, 2019

BMW M135i xDrive (F40) 2020 serba baru kini di Malaysia – enjin turbo 2.0L, 306 PS/450 Nm, RM 356k

BMW Malaysia hari ini melancarkan BMW M135i xDrive F40 2020 serba baharu di Malaysia, tak lama selepas mengacahnya di laman Facebook mereka. Harganya bermula daripada RM 355,646 (on-the-road, tanpa insuran, 0% SST). Model tersebut dibawa masuk daripada loji BMW di Leipzig, Jerman.LuaranBMW M135i xDrive memaparkan gril ‘kidney’ yang disatukan bercorak jejaring, menggantikan gubahan berpalang klasik, yang diberi kemasan warna Cerium Grey. Ia didatangkan dengan lampu hadapan LED lengkap

Mersita

Mersita

Jul 24, 2020

Just a longer 3 Series: 2021 BMW 330 Li (G28) previewed in Malaysia, est. price from RM 300k

After India and most recently Thailand, it is now Malaysias turn to launch the 2021 BMW 330 Li (G28), the long-wheelbase (LWB) counterpart of the regular 3 Series. Locally assembled (CKD) in BMWs Kulim, Kedah plant, only one variant is offered - the 330 Li M Sport.The 2021 BMW 330 Li (G28) has an estimated price of RM 300,800 (OTR excluding insurance, inclusive of SST and extended warranty + service package).Dimensions - G28 vs G20The price tag puts the G28 right in between the 330i M Sport (RM

Sanjay

Sanjay

Apr 9, 2021

iPhone may finally be able to unlock BMW via Apple CarKey

A problem we have with the G20 BMW 3 Series is that the Digital Key feature is only available for Android devices. However, the infotainment doesn't support Android Auto, only Apple CarPlay.So, one would need an iPhone and an Android smartphone to fully utilize its features. But that may not be for long because 9to5Mac discovered a new ‘CarKey’ feature on the first beta version of iOS 13.4.It is expected to be the same as the Digital Key feature, only rebranded to Apple

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 30, 2020

MINI JCW Hatch now under RM 300k, MINI Malaysia announces price list for 2021

MINI JCW CountrymanAlongside the BMW price revision announcement, MINI Malaysia has also updated the price list for 2021.Like new BMW models, standard is a 2-year warranty without free service package. But customers can opt for the 4 Years Unlimited Mileage Warranty with Free Scheduled Service (“Extended Warranty & Service Package”) at the same cost as before.For example, the MINI JCW Hatch can be purchased at a recommended retail price of RM 294,861 (OTR without insurance, with

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 18, 2021

BMW Malaysia launches AR feature for 2020 BMW X5

Last month, BMW Malaysia launched the 2020 BMW X5 plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) in Malaysia and it costs around RM 440,000 which is a huge price for most of us.However, if you’re the sort of person who’s awkward to step into a BMW showroom, you can view the new X5 all from the comfort of your phone.BMW Malaysia has just launched their first-ever augmented reality (AR) experience with the latest BMW X5 PHEV.Now there's an X5 on my table!This web-based experience allows users to se

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 20, 2020

Top-3 most powerful cars with a 3-cylinder engine

Previously, we’ve explained why manufacturers continue the use of 3-cylinder engines. Fuel-efficiency and emission are among the top reasons, but what if they decide to extract every bit of performance from a 3-cylinder engine?So without further ado, here are the current top-3 most powerful cars, which are either on sale or will be on the market, with a 3-cylinder engine.BMW i8, from RM 1,408,800The BMW i8 is actually more than 6 years old now and it still looks like it belongs in a s

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 15, 2020

BMW Z4, prices confirmed for Malaysia, RM 479,800

Following its earlier preview, BMW Malaysia has now confirmed that the Z4 is now available for purchase at all BMW dealerships nationwide, with a starting price of RM 479,800. That’s slightly higher than the previous estimated price of RM 456,800.Available in just a one sDrive30i variant, the 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine Z4 produces 258 hp/400 Nm. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The chassis comes with M Sport Su

Robert

Robert

Jul 23, 2019

2020 (G20) BMW 330e to be launched in Malaysia next month

The number of spyshots of the upcoming 2020 (G20) BMW 330e have been ramping up recently, suggesting that BMW Malaysia is gearing up for the imminent arrival of its latest plug-in hybrid model.Expected to be priced between the BMW 320i (without SST: RM 241,497) and BMW 330i (without SST: RM 286,187), the upcoming plug-in hybrid 330e is expected to be introduced in Malaysia some time next month, alongside the locally-assembled M340i.As seen on the earlier spyshots, the Malaysian-spec BMW 330e wil

Eric

Eric

Oct 18, 2020

Why do concept cars look so much better than normal cars?

As young car enthusiasts, we have all been excited by concept cars and their extreme aesthetics. The excitement usually comes to an abrupt end when you see the production version of the car – sporting smaller wheels, and looking like it gained a couple of pounds.(L-R) Nissan Sport Concept and Nissan Latio/TiiidaAs you mature, you make sense of the decisions to make production cars the way they are. Thicker tyres offer better ride comfort and a less sexy roofline actually makes for better e

Arif

Arif

Jun 6, 2020

BMW i3S: Now available in Malaysia, starting from RM 278,800

 Launched in April this year with an estimated price of RM 279,900, BMW Group Malaysia have now confirmed that the all-electric i3S will be priced at RM 278,800 excluding insurance.The model will be sold by selected BMW dealerships, specifically the ones that carry the BMW i branding. To recap, the i3S is the highest specification variant of BMW’s i3 range. The four-seater hatchback is powered by a 184 hp/270 Nm electric motor - that’s 14 hp/20 Nm more than the standard i3

Robert

Robert

Aug 5, 2019

Estimated prices for Malaysia-specs G30 BMW 5 Series LCI (facelift), up by RM 9k - 24k

Thai-spec car picturedA couple of days ago we shared with you the imminent arrival of the facelifted (LCI) G30-generation 2021 BMW 5 Series in Malaysia. Related to that, weve got word that buyers can expect a price hike too.Sources familiar with the matter shared with WapCar.my that buyers can expect a price increase of around RM 10k for the 530e M Sport, and roughly RM 24k for the 530i M Sport: G30 BMW 5 Series LCI estimated prices Variant 530e M Sport 530i M Sport Price

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 24, 2021

Take a look at our list of the cutest cars in the world!

Cars are usually built to look tough, fast and sleek, all points that would appeal to the general car buyer who majority are, well, men. But throughout the years since Karl Benz first invented the car, car companies have made efforts in creating cute looking cars. Here are our top picks of the world’s cutest cars ever made.   Audi TTIf there ever is an affordable sports car that would appeal to women it is the Audi TT. The Mk3 generation’s short body, rounded curves and sop

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 29, 2020

Indonesia launches cheaper 2021 BMW X7 CKD, Malaysia to follow

After last years Covid-19-induced delay, BMW Group Indonesia has officially launched the locally-assembled (CKD) 2021 BMW X7 in the archipelago. This makes the SUV the 8th model to be assembled at the companys Gaya Motor, Jakarta plant.Opulent luxury at a lower priceRight off the bat, the CKD status sees the X7 priced more competitively there, with prices now starting from IDR 2.29 billion - down from the previous fully-imported (CBU) prices that started from IDR 2.72 billion. For comparison, th

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 25, 2021

BMW Malaysia has more subsidised child safety seats on offer for the B40 income group

BMW Malaysia first introduced their child safety seats subsidy programme in December 2019. Only 150 child seats were available at that time but BMW Malaysia received over 25,000 applicants. This has prompted the company to put plans of a second phase of the programme in to action.The subsidy programme is part of BMW Malaysia’s BMW Safety 360-degree initiative in partnership with the Safe ‘n Sound Childline Foundation. BMW Malaysia hopes to help out parents of the B40 income group by

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 25, 2020

BMW 1 Series for Malaysia will be CBU-only, no more CKD

The outgoing F20-generation BMW 1 Series is the only generation of the 1 Series that was assembled in Malaysia, as the all-new F40-generation 1 Series is imported from Germany.BMW Malaysia has no plans to locally-assemble (CKD) the F40-generation 1 Series.For the Malaysian market, the 1 Series line-up will be represented by the sole M135i variant – no more 118i or 120i variants.Recall that when the F20-generation 1 Series was on sale in Malaysia, prices started from RM 188,800 for the

Eric

Eric

Jul 24, 2020

CKD 2021 BMW X7 due for Thailand, Malaysia to follow soon?

BMW Thailand is preparing for the launch of the locally-assembled (CKD) BMW X7. Since its launch in Thailand in March 2019, the BMW X7 has been an imported (CBU) from USA. South-African-spec BMW xDrive30dHeadlightmag reports that the Thai-CKD BMW X7 will be the BMW X7 xDrive30d with a 3.0-L twin-turbo inline-6 diesel engine (265 PS/620 Nm), 8-speed auto transmission, and AWD.In Malaysia, the BMW X7 is currently only available in the petrol-powered xDrive40i variant (340 PS/450 Nm). As a CBU fro

Arif

Arif

Jan 27, 2021

After Thailand, 2021 BMW X7 will be CKD in Indonesia, Malaysia next

Following reports that the over-the-top 2021 BMW X7 will be locally-assembled (CKD) in Thailand, it appears that the luxury SUV will be locally-assembled in Indonesia next.According to our colleagues over at Autofun, the initial plan was to locally-assemble the BMW X7 in Indonesia in 2020, but the Covid-19 pandemic effectively threw a wrench into the works. That said, BMW’s Indonesian arm has confirmed that local assembly work for the X7 will commence this year."The BMW X7 occupies th

Eric

Eric

Feb 4, 2021

BMW 3 Series (G20) in Malaysia gets ADAS, price up RM 5k – AEB with RCTA, LDW, LCW

The G20 BMW 3 Series caught a lot of flak for not featuring any form of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). However, it appears that feedback has been noted as the 3 Series now comes with ADAS.Looking into the spec sheets, the 3 Series now features Driving Assistant package that includes Lane Change Warning (LCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), front collision warning with brake intervention, rear-cross traffic alert and rear collision prevention.Prices for the 3 Series

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 8, 2020