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Nissan Almera Turbo dengan bodykit GTR bagi mereka yang rindu kereta sport Nissan!

Nissan AlmeraNissan Almera Turbo baru sahaja dilancarkan di pasaran Malaysia. Namun, di Thailand, Nissan Almera Turbo ini lebih setahun awal menjengah dan seperti biasa, rakyat negara tomyum tersebut tidak melepaskan peluang untuk menunjukkan bakat mereka.Selain daripada bodykit Drive 68 dan LUMGA, Ninto Trust Shop dari Thailand telah mempertontonkan bodykit yang lebih mantap. Diinspirasikan oleh saudara berprestasi tinggi dalam barisan model Nissan, bengkel tersebut menghasilkan rekaan berasask

Haris

Haris

Nov 6, 2020

Reverse parking vs forward parking: Which is better?

When obtaining a Malaysian driver’s license, the only type of parking you are tested for is parallel parking. Other parking methods like perpendicular parking, double parking, and angle parking are not tested. Mainly because parallel parking requires a little bit more skill and concentration."chup" parking. Photo: Uber AdThe most common type of parking today is perpendicular parking, since it offers the most efficient use of space. Perpendicuar parking just means that the car is

Arif

Arif

Oct 3, 2020

Which B-segment hatchback has the best power-to-weight ratio?

Like the B-segment sedan market, the B-segment hatchback market is also a very competitive segment.Depending on which hatchback you pick, some are either very practical, or offer class-leading ride and handling prowess.But if power is what you’re chasing after, let’s take a closer look and see which B-segment hatchback offers the best power-to-weight ratio.  Honda Jazz – Solid all-rounder, but starting to show its ageHonda Jazz galleryLike its Honda City sibling, the

Eric

Eric

May 17, 2020

Which B-segment sedan offers the best power-to-weight ratio?

The B-segment sedan market in Malaysia is perhaps one of the most competitive segments around, as various car manufacturers have their sights set on this segment.But not all sedans are created equally – some are more powerful, while others offer a more upmarket interior.Speaking of power, let’s take a closer look and see which B-segment sedan offers the best power-to-weight ratio.Honda City – The most popular, for a good reasonHonda City galleryThe Honda City is Malaysia’

Eric

Eric

May 14, 2020

Cara guna butang Shift Lock sebelah tombol gear

Kebanyakan kereta bertransmisi automatik moden masa kini didatangkan dengan satu fungsi keselamatan gear, iaitu Shift Lock. Pernah nampak tak, butang kecil di sebelah tombol gear di dalam kereta anda?Fungsi Shift Lock ini adalah untuk membolehkan anda menggerakkan atau mengalihkan gear ke posisi selain daripada P (Parking) semasa enjin dimatikan. Apabila anda hendak parkir dan matikan enjin, kunci kereta takkan dapat dipusing untuk mematikan enjin selagi gear belum diletakkan pada P.Kereta auto

Mersita

Mersita

Sep 1, 2020

Sunway’s parking lot makes a great leap towards sustainability!

Sunway is further paving the path in innovative parking lots with the preview of their new Smart Parking system within Sunway City.Sunway has always been in the lead when it comes to making their parking lots more accessible. The company was one of the first to adopt the lighting indication system a few years ago.Now the new integrated license plate recognition system will see Sunway City’s parking lot go entirely cashless and ticket-less.This is a massive step towards reducing the parking

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 31, 2019

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 SHSuzuki wants redemptionWhen 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 knowi

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 14, 2020

Electric parking brake vs manual hand brake vs foot brake, which is better?

Parking brake is a safety mechanism that prevents a stationary car from rolling away. Parking brake is also commonly referred to handbrake because of its hand-operated lever.However, there are also different types of parking brake such as foot-operated pedal (footbrake) as well as the increasingly common electric parking brake (EPB). Each of these parking brakes has its benefits, but which is the best?First, we will explain how each parking brake works. The manual handbrake and footbrake work ex

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

May 22, 2020

Parallel parking sensation claims he doesn’t even own the Toyota Innova!

We’re sure by now you have already watched the video of a Toyota Innova exiting a very tight parking spot behind two metal railings with sheer drops on either side of the concrete slab multiple times. It turns out the driver is now an international sensation and has even been interviewed by the media about his epic parking skills going viral.According to UK Tabloid paper, the DailyMail, the Innova does not even belong to the driver. In fact, the driver, PJ Biju, had only just collecte

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 14, 2020

The 2020 Proton X50 is the cheapest car that parks itself

At the media test drive event today, Proton has confirmed that the 2020 Proton X50 will feature Auto Park Assist. This is part of the Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS), which is classified as level 2 semi-autonomous driving.The Auto Park Assist feature is able to assist drivers in manoeuvring the car into perpendicular parking (shown as vertical parking in the photo) spots and parallel parking spots. It also helps in exiting parallel parking spots.The system actively controls the steerin

Shaun

Shaun

Sep 30, 2020

TNG rolls out PayDirect Parking feature! Swipe your TNG card and pay with eWallet

Touch ‘n Go has introduced the PayDirect feature for car parks at various locations across the country. The PayDirect Parking feature will work similarly to the PayDirect for toll payments by deducting money straight from your TNG eWallet instead of your card.Users who have enabled PayDirect in their TNG eWallet app will be able to pay their parking fees with the credit in their eWallet. This will save them from needing to reload their TNG cards as the existing card balance will not be aff

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 10, 2021

Handbrake vs Footbrake vs EPB – brek ‘parking’ mana paling bagus?

Bagi anda yang tidak pernah tahu, brek ‘parking’ dicipta untuk menghalang kereta daripada bergerak. Pada mulanya, ia dikawal oleh tangan. Disebabkan itulah ia terkenal dengan panggilan "handbrake" (brek tangan).Idaman peminat kereta kerana lebih mudah untuk mereka buat slide atau drift.Seiring dengan arus pemodenan, brek parking diinovasikan untuk dikawal oleh kaki (footbrake). Perubahan ini bertujuan untuk memberi ruang yang lebih praktikal di konsol tengah.Kini, rata-rata

Faisal

Faisal

Mar 6, 2021

2021 Toyota Corolla Cross vs Honda HR-V – add RM 6k for a bigger car, should you?

At long last, the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross is here. The new SUV from Toyota will be competing in one of the most competitive segments in Malaysia.Let’s dive into one of the most highly-anticipated comparisons of the year, comparing the Corolla Cross against established rivals such as the Honda HR-V. The Corolla Cross is actually closer to a Subaru XV than a Honda HR-V but since the XV is a slow seller here, theres not much sales for Toyota to pull from Subaru. Instead, Toyota will of cour

Eric

Eric

Mar 25, 2021

Enjin RB26 Nissan Skyline GT-R anda lemau? HKS Advanced Heritage ada jawapannya!

Penala terkemuka dari Jepun, HKS baru sahaja melancarkan set pemulihan enjin untuk mengembalikan kehebatan enjin inline 6 silinder Nissan ke zaman moden. Dikenali sebagai Advanced Heritage, ia menyuntik legenda enjin RB26 dengan pelbagai teknologi terkini untuk meningkatkan prestasi dan penjimatan minyak.Malah tetapan Advance Heritage yang khusus untuk enjin RB26 ini mampu meningkatkan kuasa sehingga 600 PS di samping mengurangkan penggunaan minyak sehingga 5 liter/100 km. Tidak cukup dengan itu

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 22, 2021

The world doesn’t need manual cars anymore

Stalling engines, nerve-wracking hill starts, and jerky gear shifts are some of the memories you might have of obtaining your driver’s license. If you had taken your driver’s license prior to 2014, you had to do it with a manual transmission car. It most likely didn’t have power steering too. You didn’t have a choice.Current driving school cars have power steeringToday, a Malaysian driver’s license can be obtained either with a manual or an automatic car. While driv

Arif

Arif

Jul 24, 2020

Adakah minyak gear sepanjang hayat satu pembohongan?

Semestinya anda pernah mendengar istilah ATF (automatic transmission fluid), minyak CVT, minyak DCT, dan minyak gear manual. Hakikatnya, transmisi (gearbox) merupakan komponen utama pada kenderaan selain enjin. Minyak enjin dan transmisi digunakan untuk melancarkan pergerakan komponen. Sekiranya enjin memerlukan penjagaan dari semasa ke semasa, begitu juga dengan transmisi.Namun begitu, beberapa syarikat pengeluar menyatakan bahawa mereka menggunakan minyak gear sepanjang hayat&nb

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 23, 2020

DBKL parking payment goes cashless, but no JomParking and TnG e-Wallet... yet

Image credit: KL Sentral InfoStarting 1st October 2020, you can no longer use the parking machines to pay for your street parking ticket in the city under DBKL’s purview. But you can’t pay via JomParking, Boost, and TnG e-Wallet either, instead you will have to familiarise yourself with DBKL’s new payment apps.  (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://connec

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 1, 2020

Owner Review: The hybrid system failed so I decided to engine swap my car - My Honda Jazz/Fit "Hybrid" RS

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysiahttps://www.wapcar.my/forumBasic information2012 Honda Jazz Hybrid (CBU) a.k.a Honda Jazz/Fit "Hybrid" RS Reason why I bought this carHybrid Tax Exemption Car selection process I had a budget of: RM100k Models that I have considered include: Toyota Vios, Toyota Prius C, Honda City Reasons why I chose this car: Trim spec offered better than the restUser experien

Owner Review

Owner Review

Dec 2, 2020

Can you do a handbrake turn with an electric parking brake?

The infamous Jeremy Clarkson once said “Nothing turns a 17-year-old girl on more than a well-executed handbrake turn.", whether that is true or not, we will leave it up to your imagination (or testing?), but one of our Wapcar readers recently asked an interesting question of whether a cool handbrake turn is possible with the electric parking brake (EPB), and the short answer is - yes and no.Before we get into detail, the EPB is more compact than their mechanical counterparts, can auto

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 12, 2020

Court says car park operators liable for car thefts!

The Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling that the management of a car park is liable of negligence rendering disclaimers of exemption clauses posted by the car park non-viable.Sunway Parking Services Sdn Bhd was ordered to pay about RM 117,000 of damages to Euro Rent A Car Sdn Bhd in the case where the rental car company’s vehicle was stolen from the premises.This means that car park disclaimer notices posted at various locations of a parking lot informing visitors that the mana

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 8, 2020

Owner Review: Finding my new daily driver - Proton Saga Premium 2019

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Proton Saga Premium owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Shahrul NizamFinding a New Daily Driver In March 2020, I was looking for a new daily driver to replace my ageing first car, the Honda Civic Ferio EK3 (M) which is having various mechanical problems.  I’m not fancying for Honda City, Jazz or even Toyota Vios because of high monthly instalment rate over MYR500. This led me to only have 3

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 7, 2020

4 “uncool” car features that make life more convenient

As the automotive industry heads to an autonomous and electric future, a fair share of inventions of the past are losing presence in modern cars. The carburetor, the handbrake, and the ignition key switch are some to name. The friction of technology shift is something that can only be felt by those who have been accustomed to older technology. To younger generations, new technology is just how things have always been.While I claim to be a proponent of new technology, I find myself having more af

Arif

Arif

Sep 10, 2020

All-new GN-series 2020 Honda City – 8 features we get that Thailand doesn’t

Honda Malaysia recently gave selected members of the media a chance to get up close and personal with the all-new GN-series 2020 Honda City.After our time with the exterior of the all-new Honda City (interior was blocked off), here’s 8 features we get that Thailand doesn’t get.Rear disc brakesRear disc brakes will be returning on the all-new GN-series Honda City after it was discontinued on the GM6-generation model. This feature was offered on the GD8-generation City (VTEC

Eric

Eric

Aug 25, 2020

Touch ‘n Go to waive parking surcharges by Q1, eWallet reloadable cards planned

Touch ‘n Go has reiterated yet again that it will soon remove all parking surcharges. This time, the company says the removal will be completed within this quarter, reports The Star.Commitments to remove parking surcharges, which has been common complain among users, is not new, as Touch ‘n Go have been talking about it since 2019.Speaking to the English daily, group CEO Effendy Shahul Hamid said:“I’m very happy to say that by the end of the first quarter, we’ll tak

Hans

Hans

Jan 29, 2021

Scoop: Nissan plans flagship mid-engine sports car with 3.0L V6 for 2024

Youre looking at what Nissans flagship sports car would look like and not only does it look tantalising but so are the specs: Mid-engine, V6-powered, and rear-wheel drive.Are we looking at Nissans comeback?Nissan Z ProtoWhile last years Nissan Z Proto brought much excitement to car enthusiasts all over the world, that is clearly an appetiser of exciting things to come from the beleaguered Japanese giant according to Japanese media.Nissan MID4 IIThe idea of a mid-engine Nissan flagship isn’

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 22, 2021

50% discount off your parking compound! Thanks MBSA!

Can you believe it? It's been 20 years since Shah Alam was declared a city! To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, the Shah Alam Municipal Council (MBSA) is holding a special promotion for compound payments throughout the month of October.Shah Alam Mayor, Datuk Haris Kasim, said that the month-long promotion is MBSA’s efforts to encourage those with compounds to clear their plate before MBSA takes action against them.From 1st to 31st October 2020, residents who pay their compound fines wil

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 2, 2020

Buying used cars: How to test drive a used car?

Buying brand-new cars without test driving them is common, especially when shopping for an econobox. These days, you can learn more about a brand-new car just by browsing the internet.The COVID-19 pandemic has also pushed brands to enhance their respective virtual showrooms. While shopping for a brand-new car can be safely done without a test drive, the same couldn’t be said about used cars.Test driving a brand-new car is meant to impress you with all the bells & whistles and

Arif

Arif

Sep 4, 2020

Delhi gov instructs 5% parking allocation for EVs, buildings to comply by end of year

To encourage the adoption of electric vehicles, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain has directed buildings in the Indian Capital to reserve 5% of parking space for electric cars.The reserved EV parking spots are also required to have suitable slow EV chargers, and the instruction is only for buildings with parking capacities of more than 100 vehicles.To speed up the process, a Rs. 6,000 (RM340) subsidy is given for every charging point installed. The deadline for buildings to comply with the new

Arif

Arif

Mar 17, 2021

The Ferrari SF90 Stradale costs RM1.9 million but it has no reverse gear!

Well, it looks like we have a double whammy of supercars making their debut in Malaysia today. First, there is the McLaren 765LT and now this, the 2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale which is just unveiled at the newly renovated Naza Italia Ferrari showroom in Petaling Jaya.The SF90 Stradale shares its name with the SF90 Formula One car from 2019. The SF90 name stands for the 90th anniversary of the Scuderia Ferrari racing team while “Stradale” stands for road in Italian.The SF90 Stradale is

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 18, 2020

Honda HR-V 2021 bakal guna tombol gear ‘rotary knob’?

Kami pernah melaporkan beberapa intipan mengenai Honda HR-V 2021 tetapi setakat ini, masih belum ada sebarang gambaran untuk bahagian interior. Malah tiada sebarang berita mengenai rupa paras kabin SUV segmen B ini sehinggalah saat ini.Berdasarkan media di Jepun, mungkin terdapat petanda berkenaan Honda HR-V 2021 jika dilihat berdasarkan Honda SUV e:concept yang dipamerkan di Auto China 2020 di Beijing pada September yang lalu.Dengan reka bentuk 3-pintu yang kelihatan cukup moden, ia kelihatan s

Faisal

Faisal

Dec 14, 2020