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Concrete block on MRR2 unrelated to SUKE highway construction

Early this morning, photos of a concrete block on the middle lane of MRR2 after Hillview heading towards Ampang went viral. Contrary to rumours, the concrete block did not fall off the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) construction but from a passing lorry heading towards Ampang. SUKE has since released a statement confirming that neither the concrete block nor the lorry are related to the SUKE highway construction. The statement came after the project team sent an ERT rider to t


Mar 25, 2021

Why did PDRM block Karak Highway on Sunday?

A video of KL-Karak highway with vehicles at a complete stand-still behind 4 police vehicles went viral on social media over the weekend. This left many social media users wondering what happened that caused The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) to form a roadblock like this? According to news reports, the special operation was carried out by the Traffic Police’s investigation unit. The operation lasted 4 hours starting from 2 pm on the KL-Karak Highway at 2 locations, the Lanchang R&R and the Chenor


Jun 29, 2020

Discontinued parts? Nissan says no problem

It is no surprise that when it comes to preserving heritage models, Nissan comes up on top, as the Yokohama-based company has already introduced its Heritage Parts Program parked under the Nismo umbrella. Now, Nissan is raising the bar even higher, as they recently developed a new method to utilize robots to produce car parts out of sheet metal without the need for a die. The process is called dual-sided dieless forming, which involves two synchronized robots working from opposite sides of a she


Oct 3, 2019

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

Owner Review: My "Abah-Abah's car" – A pilot feeling being in a Honda Civic FB

** This article is the personal experience of a 2015 Honda Civic 2.0S owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Mat Nasir ↓↓↓ Press Here To Share Your Story ↓↓↓ About my Honda Civic If we story about Honda’s car, I’m pretty sure what crossed in our minds was the Civic. The Honda Civic is not the first model of Honda but Civic makes Honda become famous. Almost 20 million units sold worldwide and this C segment Sedan become number 1 in Malaysia. Now I drive a 2015 Honda

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Jul 27, 2020

Lagi berita rempuh sekatan jalan raya, polis lepas 3 das tembakan hentikan penjenayah

Belum reda dengan isu pemandu mabuk yang melanggar orang ramai di Bukit Sentosa, kali ini penjenayah pula cuba merempuh sekatan jalan raya oleh pihak polis. Sebuah Toyota Avanza sewa yang dipandu 3 orang lelaki dalam cubaan lari telah merempuh sekatan jalan polis lalu memaksa polis untuk melepaskan 3 das tembakan. Tembakan itu telah mengenai pintu hadapan sebelah kiri dan bahagian kanan tayar hadapan menyebabkan kenderaan tersebut hilang kawalan lalu terbabas melanggar parkir kediaman sebuah rum


May 28, 2020

Owner Review:  Bang for the buck car - My 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid HEV Plus 1.6 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Subramaniam Venkatachalam 我国市场其实有个不成文的规矩:鄙视链的底端,是属于韩国泡菜车的。加上“混合动力”这四个大字,绝对能够吓跑许多吃瓜群众。不过,我当然不是普通的吃瓜群众。实话实话,买了它后,直到今日,我绝不后悔! 先为大家介绍一点我的拥车历史。我拥有的第一部车,和大多数马来西亚人一样,是一部随处可见的2008年 Myvi 1.3 SXi。这部车,是我上大学时家人让我继承而来。既然是马来西亚神坛级车款,它没有任何毛病,正常保养就可以了!不过,人都是贪婪的- 虽然Myvi完全没有任何问题,不过我还是有颗躁动的心,觉得是时候购买真正意义上的:“人生一部车”! 既然是我的第一部车,我就想要尽可能独特的车款。Volkswagen Scirocco, Mitsubishi AS

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Aug 22, 2020

Owner Review: My Suzuki Swift - What it's like owning the car for 7 years

** This article is the personal experience of a 2007 Suzuki Swift owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Hoo SH Suzuki wants redemption When Suzuki announced their new distributor for Malaysian market back in 2005, they know they are going against the guns of Toyota, Honda and Nissan. Suzuki had launched the new Swift back in 2004 for the European and Japanese market, where it’s praised by media and test drivers. Back then, I was still in my school days and not knowing about

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Aug 14, 2020

Mod My Car: 1994 Mercedes Benz E280 (W124): Straying away from ‘standard’

** This article is the personal experience of a 1994 W124 Mercedes Benz E280 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Instagram: @chrisxching About the Mercedes-Benz E280 (W124) The Mercedes-Benz W124s, or people like to call them “German tanks”, have a reputation of being built to last, not to mention over-engineered as well. Some people say that these cars are the last “real” Mercedes-Benz ever built, due to the newer models having more electronics, reducing the fun in drivi

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Aug 21, 2020

Owner Review: Why Did I Get An Uncle's Car? - My Story of Buying A Toyota Camry

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Toyota Camry 2.5V owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar Facebook: Chen Kah Khin About My 2019 Toyota Camry 2.5V I bought this 2019 Toyota Camry 2.5V in September 2019. Back then, it retails at RM197k with discounts ~RM 5k. I was 31 years old then, never in a million years I thought that I would be getting an "uncle's" car at such an age. Prior to this car, I previously owned a 2010 Proton Inspira 2.0P. That car had everyth

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Jun 17, 2020

Man breaks car window in attempt to remove evidence of sexual harassment

A 24-year-old woman’s quick response to a man sexually harassing her was to record a video as evidence. The man then proceeded to violently break her car window in an attempt to remove said evidence. According to a Facebook post, the victim had just parked her car outside of You Vista Condo, Cheras at 1.30 am when a suspicious motorcyclist approached her car and allegedly tried to flash his private parts at her. When she immediately whipped out her phone to record his actions, the man started ge


Apr 7, 2021

Owner Review: Experiencing the Honda City - A car that is not love at first sight

** This article is the personal experience of a 2014 Honda City GM6 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Najib Ar-Rahman Background It was 2014 and I was in the market to purchase my first car. I have just recently started working for around 1.5 years or so and was earning around RM3.5K per month. My daily commute all that while was via public transport but the same year, I decided to get married, which is why I needed to buy a car. The usual choice for someone a

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Aug 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

Kinabalu Park car park collapses in massive landslide

The public car park adjacent to the Kinabalu National Park has collapsed due to incessant rain over the past week. A viral video has been circulating around social media showing the extend of the damage though the 2-lane road next to it is not affected. Located at km 20 Jalan Ranau-Tamparuli in the Kundasang highlands in Ranau, the district police chief, Sammy Newton, believed that the landslide happened earlier this morning as the police department was alerted at 7.15 am. He told reporters that


Jan 20, 2021

Myvi driver's attempts to flee high-speed car crash foiled by witnesses

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has arrested a man suspected to be the driver of the Perodua Myvi in the viral car crash circulating on social media yesterday. The suspect could be seen in various videos attempting to run away from the scene but witnesses managed to prevent him from escaping. Selangor Traffic Investigation Unit (JSPT) Chief, Superintendent Azman Shari’at told media that the van driver suffered from severe injuries and is currently receiving treatment in Serdang Hospital red zo


Feb 23, 2021

Owner Review: 2005 Honda CR-V - The classic hero car on TV

** This article is the personal experience of a 2005 Honda CR-V owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Arvin Jeya First launched in Malaysia in 2002, the Honda CR-V was priced at RM149,800. Mine is a 2005 unit pre-facelift. For mid-2000s standards, the Honda CR-V represented the luxury offerings to those seeking to buy into the then unsaturated SUV market. This is my first car and I think it’s amazing that I am able to have this experience. Prior to the purchase, I have spot

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Aug 24, 2020

Caught on camera: Car wash worker crashes brand-new Mazda CX-5

On the 17th of February, photos of a brand-new Mazda CX-5 turned turtle in front of a car wash shop surfaced on social media causing Malaysians to wonder: how did a car wash go so wrong? According to Sin Chew Daily, the car wash worker had mistakenly put the CX-5 in reverse and the car had shot out of the shop, hitting 2 cars before coming to a halt. But video footage from a CCTV published on another Facebook page shows otherwise. The CX-5 was seen shooting out of the shop, head first, and crash


Feb 18, 2020

Owner Review: My dream car is a Hyundai - My story of my Hyundai Elantra

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Elantra owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Vijay Saravanen I always loved the sleekly, sexy, and sporty design of Hyundai Elantras I see on the road. I told myself my next car change would be a Hyundai Elantra. I was already driving the Hyundai Accent 1.5 (Aeroback) 2007 Model. Over the years, I have owned Proton Saga 1.3 (Aeroback), Proton Wira 1.5 (Sedan), Proton Satria1.3, Exora 1.6(MPV), and befor

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Sep 7, 2020

2021 Wuling Almaz RS launched in Indonesia – Will block Proton X70's export dreams

Wuling has become quite a surprising success in Indonesia and the Chinese car manufacturer has launched its most advanced model yet in the archipelago. The 2021 Wuling Almaz RS is an additional variant and not a replacement model with prices starting from IDR 350 million (RM 99,707). Although Wuling was introduced in Indonesia in 2017, it wasn’t until 2019 when the Almaz was introduced to the market. The 7-seater SUV had some sophisticated features including a voice command system called WIND (W

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Apr 1, 2021

Drug distributor crashed into police car while trying to escape another police battalion

This ketum distributor is probably the most unfortunate person in the whole world. The driver of a Mitsubishi Pajero carrying 570 kg of ketum leaves crashed into a police escort car while trying to escape suspicion of another police battalion. The Pajero was actually involved in a high speed chase while trying to escape officers of the General Operations Force (PGA) Battalion 3 when it crashed into the Proton Inspira escort car. Both officers in the Proton Inspira survived the crash but were rus


Jul 13, 2020

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

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Aug 11, 2020

Flying car in 2021 achieved! This is proof that Perodua Myvi can fly!

Social media users were amused by a viral video of a Perodua Myvi stuck in a very unusual circumstance. According to the video, the Myvi had flown over a huge storm drain and landed in the middle of a park! The unusual accident happened in Iskandar Puteri, Johor and the video has since drawn plenty of jokes about the ‘King of the Road’ and about who needs a flying car when we already have the Myvi. According to a Facebook post by the Johor Fire and Rescue Department, they were alerted of the acc


Mar 23, 2021

Surf for a used car in Sime Darby’s newest online store from home!

Used car sales have been seeing positive growth in Malaysia in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, Sime Darby Auto Selection has seen another potential in this by launching its own online used car store. The website allows customers to search from a wide range of high-quality used cars which also include nearly-new vehicles. With up to 300 used cars available for viewing, these vehicles aren’t just limited to Sime Darby Motor’s stable like BMW and Hyundai. Sime Darby Auto Selection claims th

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Oct 23, 2020

Covid-19: Car workshops allowed to operate during Movement Control Order, says NSC

The nationwide Movement Control Order announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to control the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) begins today 18 March 2020 and spans 14 days till the end of 31 March 2020. All non-essential services are ordered to cease operations during this period. However, Malaysia National Security Council (NSC) have just released clearer guidelines regarding the restricted movement and it involves a list of non-essential services being allowed to operate

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Mar 18, 2020

Here’s why you shouldn’t open the radiator cap of an overheating car

We’ve all been in that situation before when we have to stop at the side of the road because your engine was overheating. But do you know what to do next after you pull over? Certainly not opening the radiator cap like what the guys in this video did. In the viral video, a few men were seen attempting to open the cap of a steaming radiator. They managed to open the cap but what followed was utter chaos as burning hot water burst from the radiator opening and shot into the sky. If you think about


Jul 22, 2020

Owner Review: So Proud of Getting a National Car! My Journey with the Proton Persona

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Proton Persona 1.6 Premium CVT owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar Facebook: Louis Lim My white 2019 Proton Persona 1.6 Premium CVT was bought about 4 months ago at a price of around RM55k. As I was still a student going for internship soon at that time, I needed my first car to travel to work every day. Due to budget constraint, I had to choose a local car that fits my budget. Therefore, I was left with a few choices an

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Jun 19, 2020

Watch: Police chasing down a white car that was driving on wrong side of road

Yet another car was caught driving in the wrong direction! And this time it happened at the very busy LDP Puchong toll right before the exit to Sunway Pyramid. The viral video showed an unidentified white car speeding towards the LDP toll on the wrong side of the road, while an auxiliary police tow truck is seen chasing after the car on the other side of the road. According to Harian Metro, the car might have already travelled at least 10 km on the wrong side of the highway. The auxiliary police


Jul 13, 2020

New Volvo Car 3S centre in Ara Damansara is the first air-conditioned workshop in Malaysia

Sime Darby Swedish Auto Sdn Bhd, which was appointed Volvo Car Malaysia’s dealer-partner in October last year, today unveiled its new Volvo 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) Centre in Ara Damansara. The four-story facility is part of the Sime Darby Motors City in Ara Damansara. The 3S Centre was built in adherence to Volvo Car’s retail standard – the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE). It is the first 3S Centre to be equipped with a VR Studio (Virtual Reality Studio) and a RATC Bay (Reception at The


Jan 13, 2020

No dine-ins at restaurants, but nobody said you can’t dine in your car

Now that MCO is in effect in the entire country except for Sarawak, restaurants have been forced to operate via a takeaway and food delivery basis as no dine-ins are allowed, much to the dismay of foodies. But this uncle and auntie have come up with a brilliant idea to overcome the no dine-in rule by setting up a dining area in his car! In a video originally uploaded on TikTok, a user was happily explaining that since no dine-ins are allowed, this uncle has come up with a brilliant plan by setti


Jan 19, 2021

Car workshops, factories (even hair salons) now allowed to open for business, but permit required

By now, you would have learned that the Malaysian government have announced yet another two-week extension to the Covid-19 related Movement Control Order (MCO), extending until 28-April 2020. However, there are some good news. Car workshops and factories can now resume operations, although for the latter, only production of exports are allowed. The Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Dato’ Seri Azmin Ali made an announcement shortly after Prime Minister Muhyiddin’s announcement o


Apr 10, 2020