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2020 Proton X50 launch date confirmed - 27 Oct, livestream via Facebook

At long last, Proton has confirmed the launch date of the highly-anticipated Proton X50.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src ='https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5'; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); As seen on Proton’s Facebook page, they have confirmed that the X50 will be laun

Eric

Eric

Oct 22, 2020

New 2020 Toyota Corolla Cross is coming to Indonesia, Malaysia next?

The new 2020 Toyota Corolla Cross launch in Bangkok got the WapCar office buzzing with excitement. Now, it seems that the next destination for Toyota’s newest crossover is Indonesia!According to Oto Driver, PT Toyota Astra Motor, Toyota’s Indonesian distributor, is keen on bringing the Corolla Cross over to Indonesia sometime later this year.No further details on which model will be brought over to Indonesia yet. In Thailand, the Corolla Cross is available with 2 engine options.

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 17, 2020

"Why settle for less?" UMWT's Toyota Corolla Cross tells you to skip the HR-V

Thai-spec model shownUMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has just released a teaser post about its next big thing on its Facebook page. Though there is no mention of what it could be, were expecting it will be the long-awaited launch of the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return;js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 12, 2021

Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata to launch online in Malaysia on 30 October 2020

Mark your calendars as Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has just confirmed that the all-new 2020 Hyundai Kona and all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata will both be launched on 30 October 2020!The launch will be held on Hyundai Malaysia’s official Facebook page at 3 pm. HDSM made the announcement via a sleek video teaser, inviting fans to witness the official launch of the Kona and Sonata at the same time.Watch the video teaser hereThe Hyundai Kona is not the only B-segment SUV that will be launchin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 24, 2020

Toyota Corolla Cross dilancarkan di Indonesia, kemunculan di Malaysia tidak lama lagi?

Setelah penampilan pertama di Thailand dan Vietnam, Toyota Corolla Cross baru saja diperkenalkan di Indonesia, negara ketiga di rantau ini yang menerima SUV terbaru ini.Untuk pasaran Indonesia, Toyota Corolla Cross didatangkan dengan dua enjin iaitu enjin petrol 1.8 liter aspirasi natural yang memiliki 140 PS dan 175 Nm tork dan juga petrol-elektrik 1.8 liter yang menghasilkan 122 PS.Kedua-dua enjin dipadankan dengan transmisi automatik jenis CVT ( E-CVT berserta planetary gearset untuk hib

Faisal

Faisal

Aug 7, 2020

Leaked invitation card hints at possible all-new 2022 Lexus NX world debut date

A couple of weeks back, we saw leaked photos of the next-generation, all-new 2022 Lexus NX. Now, it seems that its launch date has also been leaked.Shared by Japanese mediaThe leaked card is rather cryptic - it doesnt share much beyond the dates 26- and 27-March 2021, 8 pm. So far, no other models from Lexus have been leaked, further lending credence that it may very well be the NX300s unveiling.And for you curious cats out there, yes, the link in the picture works. It brings you to their YouTub

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 15, 2021

More than 20k bookings for the all-new Honda City, 13k delivered to-date

The all-new Honda City has proved to be a popular model for Honda Malaysia, as the company has received more than 20,000 bookings for the model since its launch in October 2020.To-date, more than 13,000 units of the petrol variants have been delivered to customers. As for the range-topping City RS e:HEV variant, the company said that deliveries will commence within this month.Speaking of the City RS e:HEV, the wait is over as the company just confirmed that the model is price at RM 105,950, on-t

Eric

Eric

Mar 10, 2021

2021 Toyota Fortuner facelift teased, Malaysia launch soon

Alongside the Toyota Innova facelift, UMW Toyota has also teased the arrival of the 2021 Toyota Fortuner facelift. Customers are able to register their interest on Toyota Malaysias website.Based on the Thai-spec Toyota Fortuner, the 2021 Toyota Fortuner facelift might receive a more powerful 2.8-litre engine from the Toyota Hilux Rogue. It makes 204 PS and 500 Nm of torque (a 30 PS and 50 Nm increase over the outgoing model), mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. (function(d, s, id) { let

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 4, 2021

Perodua D55L’s Malaysia launch delayed to March 2021

The launch of Perodua’s upcoming compact SUV - the yet to be named Perodua D55L – has been postponed to March 2021, another victim of the Covid-19 debacle.The B-segment Perodua D55L (some insist that it’s an A, not entirely wrong, it sits in between traditional segments) was originally planned to be launched in January 2021, just in time to catch the Chinese New Year car buying season.Of course, Covid-19 and the associated CMCO have caused a fair bit of disruption. Production i

Hans

Hans

Dec 14, 2020

Toyota Corolla Cross sold almost 4x more than the Honda HR-V in Thailand

No matter how you look at it, the Toyota Corolla Cross continues to be a sales hit, as it has consistently outsold the Honda HR-V in Thailand.According to headlightmag’s latest sales data, Toyota sold 2,487 units of the Corolla Cross in November, almost four times more than the Honda HR-V (699 units). The Corolla Cross also outsold rivals such as the MG ZS, Mazda CX-30, Toyota C-HR, Nissan Kicks, Subaru XV, and Mazda CX-3.Year-to-date, the MG ZS remains as the top-seller in Thailand, with

Eric

Eric

Dec 29, 2020

Malaysia to launch new Toyota model soon – 2021 Toyota GR Yaris or Toyota Vios GR Sport maybe?

UMW Toyota will be launching a new model on 17-December. Typical of such pre-launch teasers, details are intentionally held back but the tone and manner of the communication suggests something youthful, emotional and sporty.So we can safely rule out cars like the Toyota Fortuner and Toyota Innova, both of which are also due for an update, following a similar refresh for the shared IMV-platform Toyota Hilux.Could it be the new updated Toyota Vios and Toyota Yaris then? Bookings are opened for bot

Hans

Hans

Dec 2, 2020

2020 Mazda CX-30 SUV is now in Malaysia, from RM 143k, 2020 launch

(2020 Mazda CX-30 Specs & Price | Gallery)Following the announcement that the 2020 Mazda CX-30 is now open for bookings in Malaysia, the Mazda CX-30 is now on display at Bermaz Motor’s Petaling Jaya and Glenmarie showrooms.There will be 3 variants of the CX-30 on sale in Malaysia, priced from RM 143k to RM 173k. The Mazda CX-30 will be fully imported from Japan just like the Mazda 3 and local deliveries are expected to begin in early 2020 – likely before Chinese New Year.The Mazd

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Dec 24, 2019

Priced from RM 124k, Toyota Corolla Cross launched in Malaysia, full ADAS, 3D 360-deg cam, TNGA

Your search history has probably been full of this in recent weeks, and heres (finally!) the SUV in question: the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross has just been launched in Malaysia, with prices starting from RM 124,000. Toyota Corolla Cross Malaysia price Variant Price 1.8G RM 124,000 w/ 50% SST discount, until 30-June 2021 1.8V (deliveries after July) RM 134,000 w/SST If youre wondering why the 1.8Vs price is SST-inclusive, well its because deliveries for th

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 25, 2021

2021 Toyota Corolla Cross vs Honda HR-V - here's what Malaysians can expect

With a tagline that says "The next big thing" and “Why settle for less”, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) isn’t hiding the fact that it has a better-equipped product to rival the Honda HR-V with the soon-to-be launched 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross.Speaking of better equipped, keep in mind that specifications of the Toyota Corolla Cross have yet to be confirmed. UMWT will announce the models specs on 25-March.Also Read: "Why settle for less?" UMWTs Toyota Corolla Cross t

Eric

Eric

Mar 17, 2021

Video: 2019 Toyota C-HR Review, why is it so expensive?!

Thats our Toyota C-HR review vedio. The Toyota C-HR was launched in Malaysia in March 2018. It subsequently went through a minor update in 2019 with better features and revised styling.Prior to the launch, the public was seriously hyped up for the Toyota C-HR following UMW Toyota Motors extensive campaign for the SUV. I still remember clearly the amount of attention the Toyota C-HR got when it first made its public preview at the 2017 Carlist.my Test, Drive and Buy event.Toyota C-HR PriceUnfortu

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Dec 8, 2019

New 2021 Toyota Innova facelift debuts in Indonesia, Malaysia launch soon?

Due to the global pandemic that is going on, PT Toyota Astra Indonesia has given the world debut of the new 2021 Toyota Innova facelift via a live stream on Toyota Indonesia’s YouTube channel.As hinted from the leaks, the new facelifted Innova has a new front grille design that is very much inspired by the Toyota Hilux and perhaps the American-spec Toyota Tacoma and Tundra.The new Innova is sold as both the Kijang Innova and the sporty-looking Venturer in Indonesia. The Kijang Innova sport

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 15, 2020

Not just limited to Malaysia, 2021 Toyota Vios GR Sport to launch in Vietnam soon!

Well, this is rather surprising, as a recent news report from Vietnam has mentioned that Toyota will be introducing the souped-up Toyota Vios GR Sport in the country soon.The left-hand drive Vios GR Sport was earlier previewed to dealers, in which Toyota Vietnam said that the model will be launched some time in February.Like the Malaysian-spec car, the Vios GR Sport that’s set to go on sale in Vietnam appears to don the exact kit, encompassing a unique front bumper, body kit, and spoiler.

Eric

Eric

Feb 20, 2021

2021 Toyota Harrier to launch in Singapore soon – What delay?

The all-new 2021 Toyota Harrier is one of the most hotly-anticipated cars to be launched in Malaysia this year. However, due to the premium SUV’s overwhelming success in Japan, there could be some delay in its arrival here.Meanwhile, the Harrier is also expected to be launch in Singapore in 2021 but its debut there might be unaffected by the delay.According to CarBuyer Singapore, Toyota is expected to launch the Yaris Cross and the Harrier in Singapore in the first half of 2021. We’v

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 12, 2021

2021 Toyota Innova facelift set for world debut on 15-Oct

After publishing spy shots of it on a car transporter and a 3D rendering of the 2021 Toyota Innova facelift, it seems that we have an actual date for the world debut of Toyota’s everlasting MPV.Just a few hours ago, Toyota Indonesia had uploaded a teaser post on their Facebook page. The post shows the front quarter silhouette of the new Innova (called the Kijang Innova in Indonesia) and the 2020 Fortuner.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElem

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 8, 2020

Spied: All-new 2021 Toyota Harrier has arrived in Malaysia, launch imminent

Nine months after going on sale in Japan, the all-new Toyota Harrier has finally arrived in Malaysia. This photo was shared by our reader VT, who spotted a trailer with 6 units of lightly masked SUVs. The C-pillar and silhouette clearly mark it out as the TNGA-K platform 2021 Toyota Harrier.The latest generation Harrier will ditch the previous model’s 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder 8AR-FTS VVT-iW for a 2.0-litre Dynamic Force M20A-FKS naturally aspirated 4-cylinder (172 PS / 203 Nm).The

Hans

Hans

Apr 1, 2021

Jualan Toyota Corolla Cross 6 bulan melebihi jualan Honda HR-V setahun di Thailand!

Toyota Corolla Cross adalah produk terbaru dalam barisan model Toyota di Thailand. Dilancarkan pada bulan Julai 2021 di Thailand, ia tidak mengambil masa yang lama untuk menaikkan semula jenama Toyota di negara penuh senyuman tersebut.Walaupun dijual bersama-sama dengan Toyota C-HR, pembeli di negara tomyum ini nampaknya lebih cenderung ke arah Toyota Corolla Cross yang lebih baharu.Jualan keseluruhan bagi SUV segmen B adalah seperti berikut:Antara keputusan yang mengejutkan adalah model Honda H

Haris

Haris

Jan 31, 2021

UMW Toyota to launch new 2021 Toyota Innova Zenix variant, trademark filed

Back in October, the updated Toyota Innova was given its world debut in Indonesia. Over in the archipelago, the Innova is given two names, the standard Kijang Innova and the sporty Venturer.Indonesian-spec Venturer shownMeanwhile, closer to home, the new Innova is expected to arrive in Malaysia in 2021. However, according to a trademark filed at the Malaysian Intellectual Property Office (MyIPO), it seems there could be a luxury variant of the Innova looming called the Innova Zenix.The name was

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 15, 2020

Vietnam-bound Toyota Yaris Cross trademarked, 2021 launch possible?

2021 could be a busy year for Toyota, as they recently trademarked a number of nameplates and designs in Vietnam, with the Toyota Yaris Cross being one of them.Judging from the trademark filings, the Toyota Yaris Cross could find its way to Vietnam in the near future, as the model was just introduced in Singapore a week ago.Seeing that the Toyota Corolla Cross has already found its way to Vietnam, the Yaris Cross could follow soon. It remains to be seen what powertrain options will be offered, a

Eric

Eric

Jan 20, 2021

Rendered: 2021 Perodua D55L base spec, cheapest SUV in Malaysia?

Set to be introduced soon, the upcoming 2021 Perodua D55L has been rendered as a entry-level, or "kosong spec" model. With a little Photoshop, weve given the D55L steel wheels, unpainted bumpers, and a bee-sting antenna.If you havent already known, the upcoming Perodua D55L is based on the Japan-market Toyota Raize/Daihatsu Rocky. "D55L" is merely a code name, and we still dont know what its final name will be upon launch.Initial render of the Perodua Kembara by Theophilus Ch

Arif

Arif

Feb 12, 2021

41st 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show date confirmed in July

Grand Prix International Public Company Limited (GPI), organisers of the Bangkok International Motor Show, announced the new official date for the motor show. The 41st 2020 Bangkok International Motor Show will run from 15 July 2020 to 26 July 2020 at the Impact Exhibition hall.So far, the automotive brands confirmed to be participating in the show include Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, FOMM, Ford, Honda, Hyundai Truck & Bus, Isuzu, Jaguar-Land Rover, Kia, Lamborghini, Lexus, Maserati, Mazda, MG M

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 30, 2020

2021 Toyota Vios facelift teased in Malaysia - coming in Dec to disrupt the City and Almera

Here it is - UMW Toyota Malaysia (UMWT) has teased the new facelifted 2021 Toyota Vios in Malaysia! Its just a small tease for now, but we now have a clearer idea of what the all-new 2020 Honda City and 2020 Nissan Almera fighter will bring.The small teaser shows off the Vios new front fascia and LED headlights - good additions because buyers of the new Almera and City will get those depending on variant chosen.Thai-spec car pictured. Our Vios is called the Yaris Ativ there. Note the similarity

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 15, 2020

Quick review: 2021 Perodua D55L – The best Perodua to date?

The question that many of you guys have been waiting for is almost here – how well does the upcoming 2021 Perodua D55L drive? Keep in mind that this review was done at Peroduas Rawang test track, but no photos were allowed.Apart from opening bookings a week ago, Perodua has only revealed estimated prices of the D55L. The D55L range kicks off with the X variant, priced from RM 62,500, while the H variant is price from RM 67,300. As for the range-topping AV variant, its estimated price is RM

Eric

Eric

Feb 24, 2021

UMWT's Toyota Corolla Cross launch will be streamed in 8D audio, but what is it?

Thai-spec picturedUMW Toyota (UMWT) has uploaded yet another teaser for the launch of the Toyota Corolla Cross, but this time they also teased that the event will be the first car launch in 8D audio in Malaysia. What is 8D audio?Also read: Top 5 best-sounding in-car audio system we’ve testedAccording to our research, 8D audio is a surround sound system that is currently all the rage for audiophiles across the world. 8D audio uses the principles of binaural recording to trick our brains int

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 23, 2021

New 2020 Toyota Fortuner facelift - 204 PS and 500 Nm, Malaysia launch in 2021?

Toyota has officially launched the new facelifted Toyota Fortuner in Thailand. It now adds a Legender variant that comes with a more powerful 204 PS and 500 Nm engine. Entry Variant of the Fortuner Power Train- 27 PS  and 500 NmSimilar to the new Hilux, the new 2.8-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine in the Legender variant has been upgraded to 204 PS and 500 Nm (27 PS more than before) delivers 1,600 - 2,800 rpm is available in both 2WD and 4WD.The 2.4-liter turbocha

Brian

Brian

Jun 4, 2020

Toyota Harrier has 9 months waiting list in Japan, delays Malaysian launch

The fourth-generation all-new 2020 Toyota Harrier is a surprisingly popular car in Japan. Since its official launch in June 2020, the premium SUV has racked up a backorder of close to 100,000 units! Unfortunately, Toyota’s factory is unable to keep up with the overwhelming demand causing a 9-month delay.According to BestCarWeb, sales of the Toyota Harrier has increased a total of 461.7 percent in November compared to the same month of the previous year. That is almost 5 times more than pre

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 7, 2021