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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class features E-Active Body Control - Raises car in side impact!

With the upcoming 2021 W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class about to be launched in September 2020, Mercedes-Benz has been teasing some of the newest technology and features of the flagship sedan through their Meet the S-Class Digital web series. In the latest update, Mercedes-Benz has revealed that the W223 will feature the E-Active Body Control active suspension system as an option. This feature is also seen in the GLE SUV. It adds semi-supporting pneumatics to the air suspension and is connected to a 4

CY FoongCY Foong

Jul 30, 2020

Toyota Raize’s new body scores big at JNCAP

The JNCAP has rated the Toyota Raize’s rigid DNGA platform with 5 stars in the collision safety performance evaluation. The Raize managed to achieve the top rank even though JNCAP has revised their collision safety performance evaluation criteria. The new Raize is the first compact car built on Daihatsu’s DNGA platform. Daihatsu and Toyota created the platform with a goal of providing car passengers with the best driving performance, luxury, safety, and peace of mind. Daihatsu has certainly achi

JerricaJerrica

May 28, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda Accord is made using laser brazing tools: stronger body, smoother joints

The 10th generation, all-new 2020 Honda Accord has just been launched in Malaysia. It is priced from RM 185,900 to RM 195,900, locally-assembled at Honda Malaysia’s plant in Pegoh, Melaka. We have covered the topic quite extensively but there is minor detail that we’ve yet to discuss. If you take look a closer look at the 2020 Honda Accord’s roof, you will notice that the roof is missing a rubber strip that’s usually found on most cars. The rubber strip does not serve any real purpose but it’s n

HansHans

Feb 28, 2020

Scored a used child car seat? Have you checked the expiry date?

With the Road and Transport Department (JPJ) waiting for the official green light to start issuing fines for not using a child car seat, many parents are rushing to purchase a seat to avoid needing to pay the expensive fine. But unfortunately, many are looking to second-hand child seats or hand-me-downs from friends and families. Did you know that these child car seats have an expiry date? Yes, all child car seats have an expiry date or shelf life as we call it. There are many factors contributi

JerricaJerrica

Aug 8, 2020

Check out this epic LUMGA body kit on the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera

If you think that the Drive68 body kit on the all-new Nissan Almera is just a little too tame for you, then take a load of this ultra-aggressive LUMGA body kit created by body kit company Amotriz in Thailand. At first glance, the futuristic and aggressive body kit reminds one of the sporty kits on the Honda Civic Type-R and Nissan GT-R R35. The body kit includes a modified front bumper, sharp side skirting, a choice of massive rear spoiler or a ducktail style spoiler, and a rear bumper that make

JerricaJerrica

Sep 14, 2020

Drive68 body kit fitted to the 2020 Honda City

Ter Studios, a Thai body kit supplier, recently gave the 2020 Honda City a visual makeover with the Drive68 body kit. Up front, the front bumper extension gives off an aggressive visual intake on the fog lamp section. The lip features integrated reflective extensions on the corners of the bumpers. The rear bumper extension have been fitted with chrome-tipped exhausts that only serve as eye-candy. Paired with the faux exhausts is an inconspicuous diffuser-like element, complemented with a mesh-fi

BrianBrian

Jun 10, 2020

Future owners of Perodua D55L, the Toyota Raize Modellista body kit is waiting for you

This Modellista body kit is designed specifically for the Toyota Raize - aka Daihatsu Rocky - in Japan, but does this mean it will fit on the upcoming Perodua D55L which is based on the Rocky? Wing Hin Motorsports' Facebook page has hinted the availability of the styling package in Malaysia. In theory, the package should allow D55L owners a chance to upgrade the looks of their B-segment SUV. The Modellista Advance Blast Style is an official body kit offered by Toyota for the Raize. It features a

JerricaJerrica

Dec 17, 2020

Perodua holds its first-ever Body & Paint skill contest

Perodua has successfully held its first-ever Body & Paint (B&P) Skill Contest in a move to step up its human capital development efforts and provide higher standards of B&P service to its customers. Established in 2009, Perodua’s B&P business deals with the repair and restoration of vehicles that have been involved in collisions. “Our B&P business aims to take much of the hassle away from the repair of collision-involved vehicles, with work carried out to the highest possible standards of qualit

RobertRobert

Jul 23, 2019

Toyota Harrier 2020 dengan body kit GR. Lebih mengancam?

Toyota Harrier Toyota Racing Development telahpun mengeluarkan set body kit rasmi dengan jenama Gazoo Racing (GR) untuk model Toyota Harrier 2020 terbaru. Aksesori kosmetik Set body kit tersebut datang dalam 16 bahagian yang merangkumi spoiler bumper depan dan belakang, skirt sisi, hiasan bumper depan, spoiler pintu belakang dan beberapa pelekat decal bahagian luar. Anda boleh menambah lagi pilihan yang ada. Terdapat 4 ekzos palsu keluli tahan karat, jalur merah, rim aloi 20 inci multispoke hita

HarisHaris

Jun 25, 2020

The 2020 Toyota Harrier gets a sporty GR body kit in Japan

If the 2020 Toyota Harrier isn’t enough for your taste, Gazoo Racing (GR) just released a sporty-looking body kit only available in Japan. Form over Function The body kit adds a sporty-looking front and rear diffuser, side visor fins, side skirts and a rear spoiler. You can further add on air intakes on the bumpers, 4 stainless steel-tipped faux exhausts, red racing stripes, 20-inch black multispoke alloy rims and tinted windows. So is there anything functional? An anti-sway bar made by Yamaha i

BrianBrian

Jun 23, 2020

How many PSI / kPa do I have to pump into my tyres?

Checking our tyre pressure is an integral part of owning a car. But sadly not many car owners perform this check as often as they are supposed to. As my colleague, Eric, has highlighted, your tyre pressure easily affects your car's handling, ride and comfort and even your fuel consumption! So now you know the benefits of checking on your tyres constantly and keeping them well filled, but do you know how much air pressure to pump into your tyres? And where do you find the guide of the air pressur

JerricaJerrica

Oct 20, 2019

Rendered: 2021 Perodua D55L with GR body kit, this or the Proton X50?

While the Proton X50 is still enjoying the limelight since its launch in October 2020, the Perodua D55L is on its way to capture the hearts of Malaysians. Our friends at funtasticko have information that the Perodua D55L will begin production in Rawang in February 2021. Perodua D55L spied in camouflage Although the final name of the Perodua D55L is yet to be confirmed, photo chopper Theophilus Chin has blessed us again with a rendering of a GR version of the Perodua D55L. (Daihatsu Rocky/Toyota

ArifArif

Dec 21, 2020

Government to introduce OKU number plates to replace OKU stickers

The National Council of Persons with Disabilities (MKBOKU) has approved the plan to change disabled person sticker to a special vehicle number plate instead as is suggested by the Ministry of Transport. According to a press release, applications for the disabled person’s number plate with the Social Welfare Department is now open. Those that are eligible to register for a disabled plate is as listed below: Physical disability A sub-category of learning disability – ADHD Autistic Multiple categor

JerricaJerrica

Dec 23, 2020

Should you buy engine oils from hypermarkets?

One of the very prevalent questions I get all the time on car maintenance, is about engine oils. This isn't surprising, seeing that it is the one thing we cannot avoid changing after a fixed interval. Often times you'll see hypermarkets selling brands like Shell, Castrol or other branded engine oils for a far cheaper price than it usually retails. Engine oils sold at hypermarts are cheaper, but its authenticity is hard to verify. If it's the real deal, you save some money. If it's not, you will

JasonJason

Jul 14, 2020

More Body and Paint Centres for your Honda to look good as new

Honda Malaysia has maintained consistent sales growth for the past 5 years, an average of 30% increase from 2014 to 2018. More Honda cars on the road translates to higher Body and Paint (BP) service intakes. As of October 2019, Honda Malaysia recorded over 36,000 BP service intakes, a 40% increase from the BP service intakes in the same period last year. With great sales come great responsibility for after sales. And Honda Malaysia has opened six new BP Centres this year, bringing the total of 2

ShaunShaun

Nov 13, 2019

Owner Review: Looking for the perfect daily car - Story of my Proton Saga

** This article is the personal experience of a 2018 Proton Saga 1.3L Premium CVT owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Xavier Pang First, a huge thanks to WapCar for accepting my request to join the owner group and allow me to share my story, as part of a growing movement on real cars, real story sharing. I have always wanted to do a sharing like this, where real owners share real experiences on their rides. As I myself very much enjoy such sharing, it is right o

Owner ReviewOwner Review

Aug 11, 2020

Driving your car less this MCO? Here's how to keep it running smoothly.

Photo credit: avalonking.com Just like that, we are 2 weeks into MCO 2.0. This most likely means that most of us are working from home, which then means our cars aren't driven much. Nevertheless, there are some things you can do to keep your car in tip top condition despite it being underdriven. Here are some pointers that might be useful to keep in mind in this second MCO season. Don't park under trees Photo credit: avalonking.com You might think that parking your car under trees is a good idea

JasonJason

Feb 14, 2021

In Brief: Toyota Alphard – Luxury on wheels

Toyota Vellfire pictured; it's essentially the same as the Alphard (2020 Toyota Alphard Price and Specs | Gallery) (2020 Toyota Vellfire Price and Specs | Gallery) The Toyota Alphard and Vellfire twins are hugely popular in Malaysia. Say what you want about its looks, but few other cars can match the Alphard/Vellfire's road presence and it's a favourite among well-heeled customers. Both the Alphard and Vellfire first received their mid-life update back in 2018, in which the Alphard received a ne

EricEric

Mar 19, 2020

Buying used cars: 5 signs a car has been in an accident

A knight in shining armor is a man who has never had his metal truly tested. Likewise, a pristine looking car is a car that hasn’t been driven much. While the former may be an inspirational phrase, the latter is a sign of a good used car. When shopping for a used car, it is normal to see dings, scratches, or the occasional putty. Small damages are good for bargaining, but a used car with major damage is much better avoided. Whether or not to go on with the purchase is entirely up to you. This en

ArifArif

Aug 21, 2020

Used car shopping: 6 tips for checking the engine

So, you want to buy a used car. Maybe it’s a project car, a unique car model you’ve always wanted, or a car model that’s not sold brand new in Malaysia. If your reason for buying a used car is a tight budget, you might want to consider other options like public transportation or a motorcycle. If you’re still here after reading that, we assume you’re serious about this, regardless of your reasons. Well, there’s a long list of things to look out for when buying used cars. In this article, we will

ArifArif

Aug 15, 2020

Japan too has a problem with cars driving against traffic

The problem of motorists riding/driving against traffic is not unique to Malaysia, although your Facebook feeds will give you that it’s a growing problem confined only to Malaysia. Yesterday, a 35-year old man in Japan was killed when his Honda N-Box was hit head-on by a Toyota Crown driven by a 78-year old man who was driving against traffic. The incident happened yesterday 6-January, at 12.40 am at the Nishimeihan Expressway in Yamatokōriyama city, in Nara prefecture. The younger driver died o

HansHans

Jan 7, 2021

Owner Review: My Perodua Kelisa - Great car for those who are thinking of getting their first car

** This article is the personal experience of a 2003 Perodua Kelisa 1.0GXi Manual owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Shermann Jit Singh My small Little Kelisa is a first Generation Perodua Kelisa from the year of 2003 with the 1.0GXi Manual variant. My SLK short for Small Little Kelisa had an engine swap last year due to the standard engine being old and was high in mileage by the previous owner caused it to give way, as the piston rings were the main culprit. I had fitt

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Sep 14, 2020

Spyshot: Nissan Navara NP300 (D23) facelift 2021 diintip di Malaysia – pelancaran dalam masa terdekat?

Pasaran Malaysia bakal menerima beberapa pembaharuan di dalam kategori trak pikap. Salah satu daripadanya ialah Nissan Navara NP300 (D23) facelift 2021 yang baru sahaja tertular sebentar tadi. Foto yang dikongsi oleh pembaca WapCar ini memberikan gambaran yang lebih terperinci mengenai Nissan Navara facelift. Dengan gril krom dan roda 18 inci dwi-tona, intipan ini nampak seperti varian VL 4WD. Antara petunjuknya ialah sticker ‘4WD’ di sisi bahagian belakang. Untuk maklumat anda, spyshot sebelum

FaisalFaisal

Mar 9, 2021

Buying guide: 5 things to lookout for when buying a used car

Want that dream car of yours but can’t afford to buy new? The used car market is one solution. Toyota 86 for as low a RM 108,000?! If you are shopping for a used car, here are the list of things that you should look out for. 1. Check paintwork, body panels, engine bay, and underneath of the car First impression matters. The outlook of the car is what makes you attracted to it in the first place, so naturally, this will be the first thing you should look at. Always inspect the car in daylight, be

Zamil SyaheerZamil Syaheer

May 15, 2020

DreamEdge and Daihatsu To Spearhead Third National Car Project

DreamEdge will be in charge Daihatsu to provide technical knowledge Goes on sales in March 2021 Last week, Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Darell Leiking revealed the company responsible for the third national car company is DreamEdge. According to the slides provided during the press conference, the first mock-up will be shown towards the end of August 2019. By March 2020, the first prototype model will be completed, and the car is expected to be launched by March 2021. Apart

JackJack

Aug 15, 2019

The coolest old car? A look at the first Nismo-restored R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R

At this point, it isn't even about rose-tinted glasses anymore - the 1980s and 1990s were good times for sports cars. Nissan seems to agree, if their fully-restored R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R is anything to go by. Recently, Nismo (Nissan's sporting arm, Nissan Motorsports International) opened their Nismo 'Restored Car' division, with the first product on their catalogue being this 'Godzilla' R32 GT-R. Various shots of the body frame - literally brand new If you've somehow missed the whole hullabal

SanjaySanjay

Mar 15, 2021

Honda opens Malaysia’s first hybrid vehicle battery assembly plant, for 2020 Honda City RS

Honda Malaysia has opened Malaysia’s first high voltage battery assembly plant in Melaka, to support the world debut of the first ever Honda City RS with i-MMD. You can read our review of the City RS here. Production of the full-hybrid Honda City RS with a two-motor intelligent multi-mode drive (i-MMD) has already begun at Honda Malaysia’s Pegoh plant. It is the fifth Honda hybrid model to be produced there. Assembly of the GP1 Jazz Hybrid (IMA) started in 2012, followed by the GP5 Jazz Hybrid (

HansHans

Sep 25, 2020

What is a car platform? It’s not necessarily what you think it is

BMA, CMA, MQB, MLB, TNGA, DNGA, these are just some of the more commonly spoken alphabet soup of acronyms (actually they more like marketing words) that refer to car platforms. BMA platform, developed by Geely-Volvo's CEVT, used by the Proton X50 But what exactly is a platform and why it’s such a big deal to some companies, but not others? Companies like Geely/Proton, Toyota, and Volkswagen bang heavily on modular platform technology in their marketing communications, while others like Mercedes-

HansHans

Dec 18, 2020

Spied! 2021 Nissan Magnite production car testing on road

The upcoming Nissan Magnite Concept was just unveiled last week, but the production car is already spotted testing on the roads of India. From the picture, it looks like the production 2021 Nissan Magnite is very close to the concept in looks. Nissan’s smallest SUV will bear the most resemblance with the bigger 2020 Nissan Kicks. The Magnite shares the same sweptback headlamps and a large octagonal grille finished with chrome trim. As seen on the concept, the production Magnite also features a s

JerricaJerrica

Jul 20, 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