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Owner Review: My Silver Tank - a 2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 Td5

** This article is the personal experience of a 2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Jack Lee As you have read the previous article written by me here, I have said that my BMW E36 328i probably has a tinier interior space than a Myvi. Using that as an excuse to add another car to my stable, I stumbled upon a 2003 Land Rover Discovery 2 Td5 at a famous Land Rover workshop located near Kampung Melayu Subang. The body of this Land Rover D

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Sep 1, 2020

2020 Land Rover Defender: What are UK reviewers saying?

Land Rover is more than ready to welcome a new era for their 2020 Land Rover Defender. While the overall UK media will not be getting their hands on the car due to the coronavirus, a number of them still managed to give the new Defender a shake down and here are some of their opinions. The Defender looks nothing like the first. Sure, it is still rather rugged and boxy looking compared to its other Land Rover siblings’ elegance, but it doesn’t have the harsh army look that the Defender is now syn


Apr 2, 2020

"Master Duel": Volkswagen Touareg VS. Land Rover Discovery

As is well-known that Touareg can dart through the downtown even in its slightly large body, while Land Rover is born to across the rainforest and have its off-road ability on the ball, so many may suspect that Land Rover is destined to win the off-road contest if racing with Touareg. Confronting the "incontrovertible" opiniton, TFLCAR conducted an off-road test recently, in which the team made contrast of Volkswagen Touareg with Land Rover Discovery, and the video goes way beyond our speculatio


Aug 8, 2019

Frankfurt 2019: Land Rover debuts all-new Defender, long live the Defender

3 engines at launch, up to 400 PS in power All-new monocoque aluminium platform 90 and 110 body design, just like the forefather After what seems like an eternity later, Land Rover has officially taken the wraps off the all-new generation Defender at the ongoing 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show. Codenamed L663, the all-new Defender on built on Land Rover’s D7x platform. Unlike models of yore, the all-new Defender gets a lightweight aluminium monocoque platform, allowing it to boast a thre


Sep 11, 2019

2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport launched in Malaysia – R-Dynamic variant, from RM 380k

Land Rover Discovery Sport Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia launched its new Land Rover Discovery Sport in Malaysia, available only in R-Dynamic variant, with a selection of 5-seater and 5+2 seat high-spec version, priced at RM 378,800 and RM 409,800 (excluding road tax and insurance). What’s new on the Discover Sport R-Dynamic? For a start, the exterior now features a new signature LED headlight and taillight, new front grille and sleeker-looking front and rear bumper. The angular exhaust exits are n

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Mar 13, 2020

2020 Land Rover Defender media test fleet handed over to Red Cross

In the light of Covid-19 pandemic, it is not a surprise at all that Jaguar Land Rover has decided to delay the planned UK media drive of the all-important 2020 Land Rover Defender. But what surprised everyone was their decision to redeploy the media fleet to the Red Cross’ international to aid in their fight against the coronavirus. Land Rover announced their decision to hand over the fleet to the Red Cross on their official Twitter account. LR’s communications director, Richard Agnew, also foll


Mar 31, 2020

Land Rover launches Defender in Toyota Hilux country - brave or foolish?

Shortly before the world shut itself down and braced for Covid-19, Land Rover hosted an international media drive for its all-new Land Rover Defender in Namibia. The all-new Defender is nothing like its predecessor, and in a good way, no matter what die-hard fans of the old Defender will say. We have to move on and embrace progress. The most obvious difference with the all-new Defender is the switch from ladder frame chassis to unibody construction, aluminium of course. In fact, within the Defen


Apr 2, 2020

Toyota Hilux jadi pilihan terbaru kontinjen Polis Johor, ganti Land Rover lama!

Dalam sebuah majlis penyerahan hari ini, kontinjen Polis Johor telah menerima sebanyak 34 unit Toyota Hilux Single Cab bagi menggantikan kenderaan polis jenis Land Rover yang telah dilupuskan. Ketua Polis Johor, Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay berkata, trak pikap itu bertujuan untuk kegunaan Gunasama Operasi bersama-sama dengan Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) namun khusus untuk negeri dari selatan itu. Pihak Polis Johor telah menerima sebanyak 34 unit Toyota Hilux GS-Cargo Single Cab 2.4 (MT) yang te


Feb 25, 2021

30 limited edition Land Rover Defender EVs to be sold, 322 km range and 324 PS

Twisted Automotive, a UK based Land Rover specialist, has announced a limited series production of 30 electric Land Rover Defenders that will only be available in the US. The electric Defenders are based on the North American Specification (NAS) short wheelbase 90 models with soft tops. Two versions of the electric Defender will be available: NAS-E (217 PS and 380 Nm); $185,000 NAS-E Plus (324 PS and 420 Nm), $210,000 Both versions come with the same 60kWh battery pack and are capable of 22kW AC


Jul 24, 2020

This 87-year old man will drive a 64-year old Land Rover from Singapore to London

At an age when most people would just resign to their fate and wait for the end of their lives, former BBC presenter Tim Slessor will embark on a 16,000 km overland drive from Singapore to London, in a 64-year old Land Rover Series 1 – the same car he once drove on a similar journey but reverse direction back in 1955. Come 25-August, the 87-year old Tim will partner with 31-year old adventurer and documentary film maker Alex Bescoby to repeat the historic drive. Of course, they won’t be alone. T


Aug 21, 2019

All-New 2020 Range Rover Evoque available in Malaysia from June; AI tech, ClearSight

Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia (JLRM) has officially launched the all-new second generation 2020 Range Rover Evoque. Sales will start in June, but prices have yet to be announced. The new Evoque is now smarter than ever and features Land Rover’s ground breaking ClearSight technology. Though the Evoque is still easily recognisable for its hallmark features like the fast roofline and rising waist, the SUV is rebuilt from the ground up to accommodate the new mild-hybrid system. The new chassis is now s


May 21, 2020

2020 Range Rover Evoque launched, starting from RM426,828 with ClearSight System

Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia (JLRM) has launched the all-new 2020 Range Rover Evoque, 9 years since the release of its predecessor. Prices Two variants of the Evoque are offered. The entry variant is priced at RM 426,828 and the range-topping variant, the Evoque R-Dynamic is priced at RM 475,398. Prices here are stated with the inclusion of the 50 per cent sales tax exemption from the government, and excludes car registration, insurance and road tax. Exterior Dimension wise, the Evoque has a lengt


Jun 26, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover's new plug-in hybrid powertrain features a 3-cylinder engine

Previously, we’ve talked about why premium brands like Volvo and BMW use 3-cylinder engines in their cars. Now, Jaguar Land Rover has joined the gang by introducing a new plug-in hybrid powertrain with a 1.5-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder engine. The 1.5-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder engine is the smallest in the Ingenium range, it sends 200 PS/280 Nm to the front wheels through a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Similar to Volvo’s T8 system, the electric motor mounted on the rear axle powers


Apr 23, 2020

Kereta mewah yang akan dilancarkan pada tahun 2021!

Setiap individu mempunyai pemahaman tersendiri dari segi pemilikan harta benda. Seperti sebuah rumah, memilih kereta yang tepat adalah keputusan yang akan dikenang sampai bila-bila. Sekiranya anda ingin menaik taraf ke sesuatu yang lebih premium, carta tertinggi kali ini dibawakan istimewa untuk anda. Minggu lepas, kita melihat senarai kereta terhangat yang akan dilancarkan pada tahun 2021. Namun begitu, sesetengah daripada anda mungkin merasakan bahawa tiada banyak pelancaran untuk kereta mewah


Nov 23, 2020

Geely Icon SUV revealed, should this be the next Proton SUV?

Called the Icon, the second B-Segment Modular Architecture-based (BMA) SUV from Geely has been unveiled. The BMA platform also underpins the Geely Binyue, which is likely to be the Proton X50. The Icon’s exterior design takes a different route from previous Geely SUV models towards a more squarish approach. Though some features like the clamshell bonnet and roofline bears a resemblance to the Range Rover Evoque. Geely’s styling identity, the expanding cosmos can be seen on the grille and from th


Nov 5, 2019

Audi, Mercedes-Benz and more helps with babysitting duties by introducing colouring books!

With more and more countries announcing the need for a lockdown to combat the coronavirus, car manufacturers like Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover and more have come up with a colouring book strategy to help make the babysitting duties easier. The colouring books all feature cars either moving or stationary in various settings. Automakers declared that these free colouring pages are not just a distraction for the children but welcomes adults of all ages to flex their creative minds as well. Land


Mar 31, 2020

5 kereta terbaik untuk meredah banjir di Malaysia. Kedalaman meluncur 900mm!

Sekarang kan musim hujan. Faham-faham sajalah, banjir kilat boleh terjadi di mana-mana. Secara amnya, kami tak sarankan anda untuk berani-berani redah banjir atas pelbagai sebab. Tapi, kalau betul-betul terpaksa, anda boleh baca tip kami di sini. Apa-apa pun, topik kita kali ini adalah untuk menyenaraikan kereta-kereta yang mempunyai kedalaman peluncuran atau 'wading depth' yang paling tinggi. Kenderaan yang dicadangkan dibawah ada dijual di Malaysia dan anda boleh pertimbangkan pilihan-pilihan


Nov 25, 2020

34 new Toyota Hilux delivered to the Johor Police

The Johor police force has a set of new rides! 34 new Toyota Hilux Single Cab 2.4 (MT) were delivered to the Johor police to replace the ageing Land Rover fleet. The new fleet of Hilux will be used in the Gunasama Operation that the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) is carrying out exclusively in the state. According to Johor Police Chief, Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay, the new pick-up trucks were delivered back on 15 February 2021. The total cost of the fleet is recorded at RM 5.3 million, this num


Feb 25, 2021

2020 Jaguar E-Pace launched in Malaysia; RM 403k, AWD, AI Tech

Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia (JLRM) has launched Jaguar’s sportiest SUV in Malaysia. The 2020 Jaguar E-Pace will come with Jaguar Land Rover’s latest Smart Setting AI technology, full range of safety equipment along with the company’s latest 2.0-litre Ingenium engine for RM 403,217 (excluding road tax, insurance, 50 percent Sales Tax exemption). The E-Pace is the latest SUV to join the Jaguar F-Pace and the fully electric I-Pace in Jaguar’s extending SUV family, and Jaguar claims the E-Pace is the


Aug 10, 2020

900 mm wading depth! Top 5 best cars for driving through floods in Malaysia

Monsoon season is here and you know what that means – floods. Generally, we don’t recommend driving through floods for numerous reasons but if you have to, we’ve listed a few tips here. Anyway, let’s move on to the main topic at hand – cars with highest wading depth that are currently on sale in Malaysia. If you live in an area that is prone to floods and want a vehicle that is capable of wading through them, we’ve rounded up 5 of them for you. 1. Land Rover Discovery, 900 mm Land Rover is prett


Nov 19, 2020


对于不同的人,“完美”二字也有着截然不同的定义。就像买房子一样,挑选一辆适合自己的车,也是一个你应该三思而后行的决定。 所以,如果你正打算从普通的车升级到更豪华一点的座驾,那么你就应该好好看看这个排行榜了。 前不久,我们谈到了即将在2021年到来的一些车型,不用说,其中大部分都是普通的家用车。那么,像BMW、Mercedes-Benz和Jaguar这样的精妙机器在哪里呢? 别着急,这次我们都搞定了。在我们开始研究哪些豪华车值得关注之前,这里是一张2021年会在大马发售的豪华车型列表。 将在2021年发布的豪华车型 品牌 车型 Audi All-new 2021 Audi A3 Audi 2021 Audi Q7 Facelift BMW 2021 BMW 5 Series Facelift BMW 2021 BMW 6 Series GT Facelift Ferrari All-new 2021 Ferrari Roma Jaguar 2021 Jaguar F-Type Facelift Land Rover All-new 2021 Land Rover Defender Lex


Nov 28, 2020

Jaguar XE updated in Malaysia; RM 396k, 300 PS, 400 Nm

Hot of the launch of the 2020 Jaguar E-Pace, Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia (JLRM) has also given the Jaguar XE an update. The 2020 Jaguar XE is now the most modern sedan in the Jaguar family with Smart Setting and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity at RM 395,831 (excluding road tax and insurance; inclusive of 50 percent sales tax exemption). Cosmetically, the XE looks wider and lower than before thanks to larger front apertures, bold graphics, and muscular lines. The XE also gets new aircr


Aug 26, 2020

Meet the Ineos Grenadier, a spurned billionaire's revenge

This is the Ineos Grenadier, which is, in the words of its creator, "a capable, durable and reliable 4x4 designed and built to handle the world’s harshest environments". To those unfamiliar with INEOS, you probably would've seen this name plastered on Mercedes-AMG's F1 challengers. Essentially, Ineos is one of the biggest petrochemical companies in the world, so why did it create an automotive division? Ineos is led by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, one of Britain's richest individuals. Sir Jim is a big fan


Jul 7, 2020

Housing 9 different brands, Sime Darby Motors City is ASEAN's biggest auto complex

Ever imagined cross-shopping between a BMW X3, a Hyundai Santa Fe, a Volvo XC60, and a Ford Everest all within one place? Well, now you can at Sime Darby Motors City! The automotive complex, located in Ara Damansara is the biggest of its kind in Southeast Asia and houses six flagship centres across nine brands distributed under Sime Darby Motors. These brands are: BMW MINI BMW Motorrad Ford Jaguar Land Rover Hyundai Porsche Volvo The facility spans 8.6 acres with an overall built-up area of 1.3

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Apr 13, 2021

Tahukah anda, Sime Darby Motors City adalah kompleks automotif terbesar ASEAN!

Sime Darby Motors dengan bangganya telah melancarkan Sime Darby Motors City - pusat sehenti automotif terhebat dan terbesar di Asia Tenggara. Sime Darby Motors City mempunyai bangunan setinggi 8 tingkat dengan keluasan 1.3 juta kaki persegi yang dibangunkan di atas tapak seluas 8.6 ekar. Bertujuan untuk menempatkan kesemua jenama automotif di bawah edaran Sime Darby, ia bakal menempatkan pusat jualan, pusat servis, ruang pameran dan juga ruang sukan permotoran. 6 daripada 10 jenama di bawah edar


Apr 13, 2021

IIHS: Drivers are more likely to speed using ACC

Modern vehicles are equipped with lots of safety features to keep their occupants safe and avoid accidents. One of those features that are quickly becoming prevalent in many regular cars is adaptive cruise control (ACC). However, a recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that drivers are using ACC as a tool for speeding. When selecting a speed, many drivers choose one that is over the speed limit. IIHS researchers analysed the behaviour of 40 drivers from the Bost

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Mar 15, 2021

What luxury cars are coming to Malaysia in 2021?

Different people have a different way of defining what perfect means to them. Like a house, picking the right car is a decision that you would want to cherish for as long as possible. Which is why if you’re the type of person who would want to upgrade your standard car into something grander, you would enjoy this week’s Top Rank. Last week, we took a look at some of the models to look forward to in 2021, and needless to say, they were mostly your run-of-the-mill standard cars. Where are the BMWs

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Nov 22, 2020

Barang Rare: Tak puas dengan AWD/4WD? Guna Pinzgauer 718M 6x6 lah!

Pinzgauer adalah sebuah jenama yang terkenal dalam pengeluaran kenderaan ketenteraan. Jenama ini tidak popular secara komersial namun sangat popular di mata peminat ketenteraan dan kenderaan serba boleh. Pinzgauer dikeluarkan oleh Steyr-Daimler-Puch namun telah bertukar tangan kepada pemilik baru iaitu BAE System, anak syarikat tentera British. Kalau dilihat oleh kaca mata orang kebiasaan, kereta ini selalu dipanggil kereta kebal. Hakikatnya, Pinzgauer adalah kenderaan utiliti serba guna yang bo


Sep 3, 2020

PDRM terima motosikal baru, Yamaha FJR1300 kini jadi kuda putih!

Selamat Hari Polis yang ke-124! Bersempena dengan hari ini, nampaknya pihak Polis Di Raja Malaysia turut menerima beberapa buah unit motosikal baharu untuk kegunaan anggotanya. Beberapa keping gambar yang dapat dikongsikan di sini menyaksikan ‘kuda putih’ terbaru untuk pihak PDRM. Model baharu ini adalah model Yamaha FJR1300 ini dipercayai unit tambahan di samping unit motosikal PDRM yang lain. Yamaha FJR1300 dikuasakan oleh enjin empat silinder bersesaran 1,298 cc dengan 16 injap sejukan cecair


Mar 25, 2021

All-new 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 to debut next year

The Toyota Land Cruiser will undergo a full model change in 2021, about 14 years since the debut of the current generation model. The next-generation Land Cruiser is expected to be called the 300-series, as the current-generation is called the 200-series. The 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser 300 is said to utilize a new body-on-frame architecture based on TNGA, possibly called the TNGA-F. The new TNGA architecture is expected to be shared with the next-gen Lexus LX, Toyota Prado, and the Toyota Hilux as


Dec 1, 2020