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Volvo officially caps top speed at 180 km/h, is it fast enough for you?

The inevitable has happened, all Volvo cars produced from 2020 onwards are now limited to a top speed of 180 km/h. The decision to cap the top speed was announced in 2019, drawing much criticism from the public. But Volvo Cars persisted on their top speed cap and has installed limiters on all new Volvo cars, except for those under the Polestar brand. Volvo’s decision to cap all cars with the 180 km/h limit is in line with their goal to close the remaining gap to zero serious injuries and fatalit


May 22, 2020

KTM 125 Duke (2021) dilancar di India, pencabar utama Yamaha MT-15 di sana

KTM India melancarkan versi terbaru KTM 125 Duke (2021) dengan beberapa perubahan 'kosmetik', baru-baru di pasaran negara berkenaan bersama harga permulaan RS150,010 (RM8,258). Versi paling 'bongsu' dalam keluarga Duke ini dikatakan akan menjadi pencabar utama kepada Yamaha MT-15 berdasarkan harganya di India. Berdasarkan sudut reka bentuk, ia mendapat beberapa pembaharuan yang diambil daripada 'abangnya' KTM 200 Duke. Ia tampil dengan gaya lebih agresif dan tajam dengan tempat duduk dan ranggi.


Dec 10, 2020

Aprilia RSV4, RSV4 Factory 2021. 125 Nm, 217 Hp, teknologi MotoGP ke jalanan!

Aprilia mempertontonkan imej jentera 'Superbike' RSV4 dan RSV4 Factory 2021 kepada umum pada Januari lalu. Tindakan itu pantas mencetuskan keterujaan buat peminat jenama Itali itu di seluruh dunia. Sekalipun kebanyakan spesifikasi dan ciri-ciri jentera berkenaan sudah pun diketahui, begitupun jumlah kuasa dan tork yang dihasilkan oleh motosikal berkenaan hanya didedahkan, baru-baru ini. Sekalipun enjin V4 yang dipertingkatkan kepada 1,099 cc itu kini patuh piawaian emisi Euro 5, ia meraih pening


Mar 9, 2021

LaneWatch is too expensive for Honda, to be removed in future models

Initially conceived as a better alternative to blind spot monitoring, Honda’s ingenious LaneWatch system could be discontinued in the near future. What is Honda LaneWatch? Honda LaneWatch, like the name suggests, utilizes a camera mounted on the passenger-side wing mirror that feeds a video stream to your car’s head unit. The aim is to allow drivers to see if there are motorcyclists or other drives in their blind spot, and it also works in poor weather conditions. If it’s so good, why does Honda


Apr 10, 2020

Once popular in Malaysia, what happened to the Honda Stream and Toyota Wish?

Twenty years ago, when the MPV was still an in-thing, Honda launched the Stream. Three years later, in 2003, Toyota launched its own challenger into the ring, the Wish. Both these MPVs were a delight among families who wanted an MPV that gave off a sporty presence. They were once commonly seen on Malaysian roads, and perhaps some of you reading this might even grow up with one. Eventually, the idea of a car-like MPV evolved into crossover SUVs as both the Toyota Wish and Honda Stream saw sales d

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Dec 5, 2020

Honda Monkey edisi istimewa di Thailand. Menarik, unik!

Motosikal 'mini' mungkin tidak begitu mendapat sambutan di Malaysia namun peminatnya tetap ada dan antara yang paling menyerlah dan unik pastinya Honda Monkey. Jika berpandukan kepada laman web jual beli di negara ini, tiada model baharu Honda Monkey berada dipasaran namun untuk kondisi terpakai, ia ada dijual dan harganya juga boleh tahan keras. Situasi itu berbeza dengan negara jiran di mana Honda Thailand baru-baru ini melancarkan edisi istimewa Edisi Bobby Banana dan Edisi Terhad Gundam. Bag


Dec 24, 2020

WapCar Morning Insiders: Previewing future Nissan EVs

Today is Friday, October. 25 Local News The all-new Volvo S60 is finally launched in Malaysia Only one variant is available at launch - the T8 R-Design priced at RM 295,888 on-the-road without insurance. For those keen on buying one, better grab it quickly as this USA-made model (limited units) is already priced as a locally-assembled one, which is estimated to arrive in Q2 of 2020. Being a T8 model, it is all-wheel drive (AWD) with the electric motors powering the rear wheels while the combusti


Oct 25, 2019

Top Rank: 2019’s Top 10 best-selling SUVs in the world

There is no denying that SUVs now dominate the global car market. Competition is tough in the SUV market with more and more manufacturers jumping on the SUV bandwagon. With so many options out there, which SUV trumped the rest of its competition and sold the most in the world in 2019? Based on CarIndustryAnalysis/ Felipe Munoz's charts, here’s 2019’s top-10 best-selling SUVs in the world. #1 Toyota RAV4 While Malaysia is only just getting to know the new and very expensive TNGA 2020 Toyota RAV4,


Jul 26, 2020

Top-3 most powerful cars with a 3-cylinder engine

Previously, we’ve explained why manufacturers continue the use of 3-cylinder engines. Fuel-efficiency and emission are among the top reasons, but what if they decide to extract every bit of performance from a 3-cylinder engine? So without further ado, here are the current top-3 most powerful cars, which are either on sale or will be on the market, with a 3-cylinder engine. BMW i8, from RM 1,408,800 The BMW i8 is actually more than 6 years old now and it still looks like it belongs in a sci-fi mo


Apr 15, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD 7-speed wet DCT is tested in Malaysia, lifespan of 350k km

One major highlight of the newly launched locally-assembled (CKD) 2020 Proton X70 is the adoption of a new 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that replaces the conventional 6-speed torque converter automatic. Most Malaysians would be familiar with the term DCT (dual-clutch transmission) no thanks to the Volkswagen DSG (Direct Shift Gearbox) and Ford PowerShift that started the discussion of DCT reliability. Since then, DCTs have become something that consumers would actively avoid or at

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Feb 12, 2020

This Honda M-NV that produces 280 Nm is the next step up after our Honda HR-V Hybrid

Another interesting car that made its debut at the 2020 Guangzhou Auto Show is the Honda M-NV. The small SUV is powered by a 61.3 kWh lithium-ion battery that sends energy to the front motor. Power output reads 163 PS and 280 Nm while the top speed is recorded at 140 km/h. Honda claims the little SUV has a distance range of 480 km, which is one of the longest ranges in electric vehicle (EV) record. If you’re wondering if we have made a mistake calling it a Honda, we didn’t. The Honda M-NV will b


Dec 3, 2020

Honda PCX sah ditamatkan penjualan, Honda ADV 150 bakal menyusul?

Dalam satu semakan ringkas di laman web Boon Siew Honda, Honda PCX nampaknya telah digugurkan dari laman web rasmi Boon Siew Honda. Jawapan dari Boon Siew Honda adalah model ini telah pun ditamatkan penjualan tetapi hanya model PCX Hybrid masih dijual. Namun, beberapa pengedar rasmi Boon Siew Honda masih memiliki stok sedia ada. Honda PCX yang turut hadir dalam versi hybrid adalah sebuah motosikal jenis skuter 150 cc yang menyaingi Yamaha NMax. Walaubagaimanapun, jurang harga yang agak besar ant


Nov 11, 2020

Toyota GR Yaris reportedly sold out in Indonesia before it was even announced!

What’s more appealing than a Proton crossover? Well, it’s a future classic hot hatch that may never see the light again. The Toyota GR Yaris is quickly selling out in most markets and that includes Indonesia, where the model has yet to be officially announced. According to a post that was uploaded by Fitra Eri on his Instagram page, the GR Yaris is reportedly sold out in the archipelago. Fitra is one of Indonesia’s most prominent automotive journalists and in his post, he uploaded a screenshot f

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Feb 18, 2021

The Honda City, Jazz, and CR-V achieved top ranking in quality study

Honda Malaysia’s top sellers, the Honda City, Jazz, and CR-V led their respective segments in the J.D. Power 2019 Malaysia Initial Quality Study (IQS). The Honda City scored 59 PP100 and the Honda Jazz scored 68 PP100. Meanwhile, the Honda CR-V also ranked highest in its segment with a score of 64 PP100. The areas of study include vehicle exterior, engine and transmission, audio entertainment connectivity and others. Based on responses from the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles, th


Feb 19, 2020

German cars are better? Korean cars are bad? Here are top-5 myths on German vs Japanese/Korean cars.

Despite what classical economomic theories say, consumers are not the logical, rational, always calculating beings that the likes of Adam Smith say we are. We all have our own biases and prejudices and there is often very little logic behind our purchase decisions. It's exactly why the advertising industry is so big. Korean cars are bad. German cars are better than Japanese ones. CKD cars have lower quality. How many of these stereotypes/myths are true? 1. German cars are safer than Japanese/Kor


May 8, 2020

Here's the top tyre choices for 13- to 17-inches in 2020!

Tyres. It's a longtime topic. Yes, other parts exist, yes they are equally important but tyres are the only parts connecting you to the road. Which is why it's very important to make the right choices, especially in a market that's absolutely flooded with subpar-quality tyres for not much cheaper, really. Recommendations Not all tyres are equal, so in this guide we'll list five main tyre categories and recommend one tyre for each size. The prices are taken from several online tyre shops. For thi


Sep 19, 2020

Ratings – Honda CRV’s space and practicality, top marks for both

Honda CR-V Hondas are known for their spacious interior and we’re here to find out if the Honda CR-V lives up to the reputation. So, let’s drill down the Honda CR-V’s interior space and practicality through the WapCar Ratings. Interior space of the Honda CR-V The Honda CR-V is perhaps the most spacious in its segment, with more than 3 tennis balls of knee room for a 177 cm tall adult and for individuals with longer torsos, there should be still around 1 tennis ball of headroom. The rear cabin fl


May 16, 2020

Top Rank – 10 production cars with the wildest wings

How does one differentiate between a spoiler and a wing? Well, sage spaniel-haired motoring host James “Captain Slow” May has a novel way to differentiate between a wing and a spoiler. He said in a review for the Honda Civic Type R FK8 that if his head can go through the space, then it’s a wing. Well, that's a definition we can live by and the wing is one of those tools that many car fanboys love to show off thinking it makes their car faster. But those who have a much more mature taste in cars

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Oct 18, 2020

Honda e spotted in Thailand! Any future in Malaysia?

Pictures from autonetmagz (sourced from Car Spotting TH) show the adorable Honda e spotted on a truck bed in Thailand. With the MINI Cooper SE already entering the SEA market (and being sold out in Malaysia), could it be that the Honda E is finally making its way to our region? The answer is no. We’d really love to see that happen, but Honda has clearly stated that the Honda E is strictly for Europe and Japan only. Even in the land down under (where 100 units of the MINI Cooper SE were sold out)


Sep 22, 2020

Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030, says no future for petrol engine cars

Volvo Cars has announced its plans to go fully electric by the year 2030. The plan will phase out both internal combustion engine (ICE) cars and hybrid cars. Announced together with the 2030 ambition is the fact that all pure electric Volvo cars will also be available online only. Volvo Chief Technology Officer, Henrik Green said “There is no long-term future for cars with an internal combustion engine,” and “We are firmly committed to becoming an electric-only car maker and the transition shoul


Mar 2, 2021

Future Geely models to be closer to Volvo’s, but Proton might lose out – here’s why

Last week, Geely Auto, not to be confused with parent company Geely Holding which owns the Volvo Car Group, announced that it will no longer merge with Volvo Car. Instead, both Geely Auto and Volvo Car will remain separate (but still operating under the umbrella of Geely Holding), but will instead work together on specific electric vehicles- and driverless car-related projects. In layman’s terms, it means that the Swedes at Volvo Cars and Chinese at Geely Auto will continue to do their own thing


Mar 2, 2021

All Volvo models (except S90) in Malaysia, now come with a 180 km/h speed limiter

Hot on the heels of the introduction of the 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge PHEV on our shores, one can't help but notice that the top speed is now capped at 180 km/h. We did a little more digging and found that this also applied to the regular XC40 T5 R-Design, all variants of the XC60 and S60 sedan. Curiously, the S90 variants still have top speeds exceeding 180 km/h, for now. Also read: Volvo’s 180 km/h limit is so stupid, it’s actually brilliant, but remember Turbo Rolf? This, of course, has bee


Feb 25, 2021

This new key fob will come with all future Mercedes-Benz models

Alongside the introduction of the all-new W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the Stuttgart-based also gave its flagship sedan a new key fob. Despite all the technology buzz surrounding the brand-new S-Class, one may find it weird that Mercedes-Benz chose to use a traditional-looking key, instead of a fancier display key found on the BMW 7 Series. The main reason why Mercedes-Benz chose to use such a key is because the company already offers the Mercedes Me Connect app – its all-in-one app that features


Sep 3, 2020

Berapa 'top speed' Yamaha Exciter 155 VVA standard? Ini jawapannya!

Ketika Yamaha Exciter 155 VVA dilancarkan di Vietnam dengan pelbagai pembaharuan dan naik taraf, antara persoalan bermain di fikiran pastinya mengenai kelajuan jentera popular berkenaan. Menurut Yamaha Vietnam, enjin baharu Exciter 155 VVA (155cc) yang menggunakan transmisi enam kelajuan beserta klac slip & assist itu mampu menghasilkan kuasa 17.7Hp pada 9,500 rpm dan 14.4 Nm tork pada 8,000 rpm. Ia adalah peningkatan yang agak besar berbanding versi sebelum ini iaitu Yamaha Y15ZR V2 (150cc) yan


Jan 26, 2021

Future locally assembled Proton-Geely models will use Petronas engine oil

The Proton X70 is the first model to be introduced to the local market since the inception of the Proton-Geely era. At present, the Proton X70 is fully imported from China while Proton upgrades its existing Tanjung Malim manufacturing facility. Some of you may not know but currently, the X70’s 1.8-litre four-cylinder turbocharged TGDi engine is fed with Shell-branded engine oil. This raised some eyebrows among consumers as to why Proton did not engage its long-time lubricants partner, Petronas f

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Sep 26, 2019

Top Rank: 15 most important Malaysian car launches of 2020 - Honda City, Proton X50, and more!

From affordable A-segment sedans to large D-segment saloons, let’s recap and a take a look at some of the most important car launches of 2020. Keep in mind that 2020 has been an unprecedented year, considering that the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the entire economic sector, not just the automotive industry. 2020 Honda City (GN2, GN3) RM 74,191 - RM 86,561 Who can forget Honda Malaysia’s marketing campaign for the all-new 2020 Honda City back in August – one that fired shots at the Toyota


Dec 17, 2020

The evolution of extreme Proton rally cars – Does rallying have a future in Malaysia?

Malaysia is home to the Sepang international Circuit, Pasir Gudang circuit, and Dato’ Sagor circuit. We even used to have a racing circuit in Batu Tiga that was once used to film the Jackie Chan film, “Thunderbolt”. We love motorsports and have gone to great lengths to make it more accessible. While track racing may be a little more popular, one motorsport that we absolutely love is rallying. We may not have winter stages and tall pine trees, but that hasn’t stopped us from enjoying the sport. T


Nov 2, 2020

Speed Demon, So This Is Why The Bugatti Chiron’s Speedo Reads To 500 km/h!

In 2017, Bugatti set the land speed record for production cars with the Bugatti Chiron, achieving 0-400-0 km/h in a mind-boggling 42 seconds. Seemingly not satisfied with the achievement, the French coachbuilder decided to attempt the (previously) unimaginable – breaking the 300 mph (482.80 km/h) barrier. The record-breaking run was done in a pre-production version of a Chiron derivative – Chiron SuperSport perhaps? It was on Ehra-Lessien high-speed track where Le Mans winner and Bugatti test dr

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Sep 3, 2019

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 WapCar Facebook: Akmal Faiz Shahadan Nice Bargain I 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 RM 55,000, I fina

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Jul 1, 2020

Sayonara Honda NSX - Honda discontinues the hybrid supercar in Japan

The Honda NSX is coming to an end, at least in Japan. According to Japanese media, Honda has announced that it is discontinuing sales of the reborn supercar in the Land of the Rising Sun. This doesn’t mean that the second-generation’s time is up. The current NSX is still being produced at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, USA. The second-gen NSX was launched in 2016 after numerous concepts were shown. Though it is powered by a V6 engine like its legendary predecessor, tha

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Mar 17, 2021