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Up close with Honda Malaysia's unique 1 Million Edition models!

Ever since the first locally-assembled (CKD) Honda model (which was a second-gen Honda CR-V) rolled off Honda Malaysia’s plant in Alor Gajah, Melaka in 2003, it took nearly a decade to produce one million cars.In celebration of that milestone, Honda Malaysia has produced 7 one-of-a-kind "1 Million Edition" models, each representing a Honda model that is currently on sale.You can stand to drive home one of these 7 special models in their 1 Million Dreams Campaign. We’ll go i

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 9, 2021

Last 3 special edition Honda 1 Million Dreams models presented to contest winners

Following March’s prize presentation ceremony for the first four winners of the Honda 1 Million Dreams campaign, the final 3 of the 7 units of the ‘1 Million Special Edition’ Honda models have been presented to the respective winners yesterday.The month-long Honda 1 Million Dreams was conducted together with Cuckoo, Shopee, and Watsons.Ms. Megawati Binti Affendi went home with a Honda City, Mr. Muhammed Faisal won a Honda HR-V, while Mr. Mohd Aisamuddin drove home a Honda BR-V.

Hans

Hans

Apr 13, 2021

Honda Malaysia Introduces City Special Edition – Priced From RM 75,955

Based on E variant, but cheaper More value-added features added Two colours availableHonda Malaysia has introduced the City Special Edition, available in White Orchid Pearl and Passion Red Pearl.Based on the 1.5 E variant, the City Special Edition is marginally cheaper (RM 75,955 vs RM 79,955), but offers more value-added features, such as: Front and rear digital video recorder (DVR) Built-in toll reader Door visors Trunk organizerApart from these additions, the City Special Edition is mechanic

Jack

Jack

Aug 29, 2019

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 auxiliar

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 13, 2020

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

Photo credit: avalonking.comJust 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 arent 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. Dont park under treesPhoto credit: avalonking.comYou might think that parking your car under trees is a good idea, sin

Jason

Jason

Feb 14, 2021

United We Drive: Volkswagen Launches New UNITED Limited Edition Models

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today launched the limited edition UNITED range, consisting of the Passat and Tiguan models. The range celebrates the strength of unity, a trait deeply embedded in the Volkswagen brand.  Two new unique Volkswagen Original Accessories are introduced in the UNITED models; dynamic wheel hub caps with a self-levelling logo that stays upright while the car is in motion for the Tiguan and Passat; and LED door lights that projects the Volkswagen logo when

Jason

Jason

Jun 12, 2020

15 units only of MINI Electric First Edition in Malaysia. What does an extra RM20k get you?

MINI Malaysia has announced 15 units of the MINI Electric First Edition. Sold at RM 238,380.78, it is a good RM20k more expensive than the MINI Cooper SE. What do you get with that additional money? We've listed them down so you don't have to bury your face in the spec sheets.1. New “MINI Yours Enigmatic Black” colour"White Silver" is still available on the MINI Electric First EditionThe First Edition MINI Cooper SE comes in an exclusive “MINI Yours Enigmatic

Arif

Arif

Sep 22, 2020

Review: Subaru XV 2.0 GT Edition – One car to do it all

With Subarus well-known rally heritage, expectations are always high for Subaru cars. The gold-standard is a turbocharged boxer engine matched with golden wheels and a massive hood-scoop. With a naturally aspirated engine and a CVT transmission, the Subaru XV GT Edition might sound a little underwhelming. Its like the less famous sibling - the Cody Walker, the Luke Hemsworth, or the Tom Franco.Only those who have driven the Subaru XV will understand the appeal of it. Born with Subarus symmetrica

Arif

Arif

Aug 31, 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 die

Hans

Hans

Jan 7, 2021

Stay at home, buy a new Proton online

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, Proton has restarted its online bookings for all of its models.Yes, you can now book a brand-new Proton from the comforts of your home.Booking fees start from as low as RM 9.99 for the Iriz, Saga, Exora, and Persona.As for the Proton X70, potential buyers just need to pay a RM 99 booking fee.To book one, potential buyers need to visit Proton’s website and fill in their personal details, including the city and state where they wish to collect their

Eric

Eric

Mar 27, 2020

There’s a Doraemon Car Driving Challenge game that you can play on your PC

If you are sitting at home, bored with your unproductive life (because your wife is doing all the housework while dressed up pretty and cute?), know that there exists a Doraemon car driving game.The game is pretty old, but chances are, you didn’t know about until today. You can play it here on your browser. It’s a Flash media game so you will need to enable Adobe Flash Player on your browser.The premise of the game is pretty simple. Doraemon drives an open-top truck (because she is d

Hans

Hans

Apr 1, 2020

Review: Driving the world's first 2020 Honda City RS with i-MMD in Malaysia

Before we go any further, we need to establish two things. First, the all-new fifth generation 2020 Honda City RS e:HEV hybrid (GN series) is yet to be launched in Malaysia. Second, prices have not been announced.However, we were given an early preview drive in the all-new 2020 City, in its range topping RS guise, on the condition that we dont mention anything about Citys interior – that will have to wait until the car is launched.We were only given a two-lap drive around the Melaka Intern

Hans

Hans

Sep 25, 2020

Honda City is so popular for three points

The price starts at only RM70k plus, is Honda City suitable for home use? Netizens believe that: 1.5L power is abundant, space is great! Let's talk about the point that Honda City is worth buying!No.1 engineHonda has always been praised for its engines, and the engine of the Honda City can be said to have the same level of advanced Earth Dreams technology!Earth Dreams 1.5L engine with a maximum horsepower of 118hp. You can compare with Volkswagen 1.5L, Toyota 1.5L engine, you know how i

Wilson

Wilson

Jul 24, 2019

4 cars that look like the Proton Saga Anniversary Edition

With the launch of the Proton Saga Anniversary Edition only a day away, we have already speculated what the car could look like in detail. Based on the images provided by our friends at Funtasticko, we know that it could be black and yellow.And just recently, we have a design rendering of what the Saga Anniversary Edition would look like provided by Philip Choy.Photo credit: Philip ChoyNow, I gotta admit, the black paint job really complements the yellow highlights on the grille,

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 8, 2020

Proton Introduces Limited Edition X70 Merdeka Edition

Based on the X70 Premium Only 62 units available Priced from RM 126,100Proton has just introduced the X70 Merdeka Edition, a limited-edition version of its popular X70, designed to commemorate Malaysia’s 62nd Independence Day celebration.As such, only 62 units will be made available, each priced from RM 126,100. Only 2 colours are available, namely Snow White and Flame Red.The X70 Merdeka Edition is based on the X70 Premium variant, but with the addition of these extra kit: Quartz Black p

Jack

Jack

Aug 19, 2019

Honda Civic FK8 Type R Limited Edition on 2020 World Touring Car safety patrol duty

This Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition has been appointed the Official Safety Car of the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the 2020 season.The limited-edition Type R was unveiled earlier this year at JAS Motorsport HQ in Milan. JAS Motorsport is Honda’s long-term motorsport collaborator and official partner.Painted in a resplendent livery featuring the “Sunlight Yellow” colour, the Type R Limited Edition Safety Car is 47 kg lighter than the GT-specification Type R.In addi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 30, 2020

Owner Review: A love-hate relationship with the CVT -  My experience with the Honda City 1.5E

** This article is the personal experience of a 2014 Honda City 1.5 E owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Akmal Faiz ShahadanNice BargainI drive a 2014 Honda City 1.5 E, pre-facelift model from GM6 generation. I bought it second-hand a year ago with the price tag of RM 55,000 on the road. Making it one of the cheapest in the market back then considering it only clocked 41,000 km mileage. After I managed to negotiate the price from RM 58,000 to

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 1, 2020

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-RahmanBackgroundIt 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

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 8, 2020

2020 Honda City sold 2x more than the Nissan Almera, 22k units sold to date

Not even the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic can slow down the Honda City’s reign in Thailand, as the model continues to lead the B-segment market there.With 3,176 units sold in August, the Honda City has a comfortable lead over the equally-new Nissan Almera (1,618 units), Toyota Yaris Ativ (1,955 units), and Mazda 2 Sedan (1,196 units).Up till August, Honda Thailand has managed to shift 22,509 units of the Honda City, more than double what the Nissan Almera (11,713 units) and Toyota Yaris Ativ

Eric

Eric

Sep 28, 2020

They shopped, they clicked, they won – 4 lucky winners received free Honda cars

Four out of the seven available Honda cars to be won 1 Million Dreams have been given away today. The remaining 3 cars – a Honda BR-V, HR-V, and City – will be announced by Honda’s contest partners Cuckoo, Shopee and Watsons in early April.Mr. Shaiful Rezza Bin Abdul Razak won the Honda Jazz 1 millionth Edition reserved for frontlines. Chuah Sze Yong won a Civic, Lim Lye-Gaik went home with a new CR-V while Abdul Hakim Bin Mohd Radzi took home an Accord.The 1 Million Dreams Cam

Hans

Hans

Mar 27, 2021

2020 Toyota Camry WS Black Edition celebrates the sedan’s 40th anniversary

Birthdays are always special and Toyota thinks so too, launching the Toyota Camry WS Black Edition in Japan to mark the Camry nameplate's 40th year anniversary. It’s based on the range-topping WS (Worldwide & Sporty) variant and features exclusive additions to give it more pizazz - most notably the Precious Black Pearl finish. Toyota says the colour is blended in such a way that the aluminium pigments help achieve a distinct contrast in different lighting conditions.

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 7, 2020

Are the Proton R3 and Black Edition models a distraction from the Perodua Ativa's (D55L) launch?

By the time you read this article, you’d probably be swamped with news of the incoming 2021 Perodua D55L. After all, Perodua has already opened bookings for the SUV (which might be is called Ativa) and it does have some interesting specs.While this year will see the focus shift to the second national’ carmaker, Proton doesn’t want Malaysians to direct their attention to the next big thing that also happened to be an SUV. So, mere days before Perodua opened the order books, the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 20, 2021

Toyota Vios vs Honda City; How do they compare?

The hottest car segment is undeniably the B-segment sedans. You can’t talk about the Honda City without mentioning the Toyota Vios and likewise. But have you ever compared the two cars’ equipment list side by side?For this comparison, we compare the range topping Toyota Vios G variant against the Honda City V variant and City Hybrid as well.Toyota made a huge mark when they debuted the Vios in 2003, but the third generation, unfortunately, let the model down allowing the City to

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 29, 2020

Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Edition lands in Malaysia – 3.8 Ferrari V8 twin turbo, from RM 838k

Naza Italia, the official distributor of Maserati vehicles in Malaysia today launched the Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Edition at a closed-door private preview.Only 100 units of the Launch Edition are produced globally, and Naza Italia is able to bring in three units in a palette of three unique colours: Blu Emozione Matte, Giallo Modenese, and Rosso Magma with Nerissimo package.The Launch Edition is identical to the Levante Trofeo, which is fitted with a 3.8-litre Ferrari V8 twin-turbo produc

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jun 4, 2020

Nissan Almera bags WapCar’s 2020 Car of the Year, Honda City wins Editors’ Pick

The N18 generation Nissan Almera has won the WapCar.my’s Readers’ Pick 2020 Car of the Year (COTY) award, having secured the most votes (13,475 votes), ahead of the Proton X50 (11,1100 votes) and Honda City (8,753 votes).Nissan Almera - Overall 2020 Car of the YearThis also means that the Nissan Almera is winner of the overall 2020 Car of the Year award.The Mitsubishi Xpander and Volvo S60 also won the most votes in their respective categories.Mitsubishi Xpander - 2020 7-seater Famil

Hans

Hans

Jan 11, 2021

After Malaysia and Thailand, the Honda City heads to Indonesia - can it do well there?

Following news of the 2021 Honda City Hatchback heading to Indonesia, its now seemingly confirmed that its sedan counterpart, the Honda City, is also heading towards the archipelago. Thail-spec City Hatchback with Modulo bodykit. Cooler than Yaris?You may be wondering why its the hatch that was confirmed earlier. One factor is taxation: sedans are taxed around 20 percent higher than MPVs, SUVs or hatchbacks there - even with the same engine capacity and drivetrain. As such, hatchbacks are more p

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 6, 2021

If we want safer roads, we need to revamp our driving school syllabus

I remember it was a few weeks after my 17th birthday. I sprint home after school, throw on a fresh change of clothes and wait eagerly for a white Perodua Kancil to show up at my doorstep.I couldn’t hide my excitement as the Kancil plastered with large ‘L’ stickers appear. I’ve waited for this day my entire life. My first driving lesson.My mind was running wild with ideas – high-speed run, tackling a slalom, emergency lane change. You could see why I was grinnin

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Oct 21, 2019

Another 2020 Proton Saga Anniversary Edition teaser

 Proton has released another teaser video of the Saga Anniversary Edition, which teases what upgrades this car will feature. As previously covered, there are splashes of yellow trim in and outside the car, on a predominantly black-coloured car. You can watch the teaser video below.  (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#xfbm

Jason

Jason

Jul 8, 2020

After MCO, chip supply shortage is slowing car production in Malaysia

Just when you thought the car industry can get some respite after MITI’s corrective U-turn to allow automotive manufacturing to resume as the whole of Malaysia except for Sarawak goes back into MCO mode, we have been told by our friends working in the manufacturing sector that the much talked about worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips has hit Malaysia, threatening to halt production lines once more.Not all manufacturers are facing the problem yet but we understand that several major l

Hans

Hans

Jan 21, 2021

DIY: Scratch your car’s paint? Here’s how to fix that at home

Photo via: donielleWe’ve all been there, squeezing through a tighter-than-usual spot in a car park and ending up scratching the paint on your car.But before you send your car to be fixed by a professional, did you know that you can attempt to fix it yourself?Light scratches like this might be removable. Photo credit: donielleDepending on the severity of the damage, you may be able to remedy that right at home, without the need to go to a specialist.Photo credit: AvalonkingTo remedy your pa

Eric

Eric

Mar 14, 2021