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Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro: Ginormous HOOD?

(Image Credit: Motor1 Website)Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro, the successor of the high-performance sports vehicle - Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT, is branded as an agile gymnast with a lighter and smaller body. Parading its phenomenal velocity, the black version of AMG GT R was caught testing on the road.Times up for little talks. Now let's talk about the hood!What do you think of this car from your first glance? THE HOOD, I bet you say? Actually, we rather call it an EXHAUST HOOD. Just like the ven

Gemma

Gemma

Aug 12, 2019

New Mercedes-AMG GT C and GT R roars into Malaysia, 4.0L V8 from RM 1.5m!

Engine outputs remain unchanged from the pre-facelift Cosmetic changes for improved aerodynamics and handling Updated interior now features fully digital gauge clustersJust over a year after the launch of the Mercedes-AMG GT C, the facelifted GT C and GT R have arrived. Prices start from RM 1,558,888 for the GT C and goes up to RM 1,712,888 for the GT R. In comparison, the 911 (992 generation) Carrera S is priced at RM 1.1m though not exactly the direct competition as the mo

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 17, 2019

Mercedes-AMG GT R F1 safety car gets colourful new look

After months of delay due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Formula 1 season is set to return this weekend in Austria. While fans can’t wait to see the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, and Max Verstappen returning to the track, there is one important car that helps to keep things under control when there’s an accident on the track or when the weather is bad, and that's the safety car.Mercedes-AMG has been the official safety car manufacturer for nearly 25 y

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 3, 2020

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series released - 740 PS & 800 Nm!

With the unveiling of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, Mercedes-AMG finally gives its flagship supercar the Black Series treatment. It is also the most powerful V8-powered car ever from Mercedes-AMG.Like all Black Series cars AMG had released since 2006, this is no ordinary AMG GT. The masters at Affalterbach have managed to pull out an impressive 740 PS and 800 Nm from its newly-designed 4.0-litre flat V8 engine.Unlike previous Black Series models, the AMG GT Black Ser

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 17, 2020

2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 73e hybrid 4-door coupe revealed – 800 PS, 4.0L V8

Alongside the unveiling of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team’s eventual winner latest competitor for the 2021 Formula 1 season, Mercedes-Benz has also unveiled the latest images of its upcoming 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 73e 4-door coupe and the Mercedes-AMG One hypercar.The supporting acts of this articleThough the hypercar is well, looking ludicrously hyper, and the Formula 1 car will surely rack up some wins this season, the real star of the show is the 4-door hybrid monster.Also read: Coming

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 4, 2021

Car cannibals dismantle Mercedes-AMG GT while owner is on holiday

As a car person, the worst situation we can find our cars in when we return from a holiday is to find the car vandalised or stolen. This Mercedes-AMG GT owner did not have his car stolen but he did return from his 5-day holiday to find his beloved supercar almost completely dismantled.Jay Tranter left his Mercedes-AMG GT in a guarded car park located not far from the Birmingham airport before he left for his 5-day holiday with his girlfriend. The 36-year-old came back from his short holiday to f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 24, 2020

Mercedes-AMG A45 S is slower than FK8 Honda Civic Type-R, despite AWD – Why?

The Mercedes-AMG A45 S set 7:48:8, while FK8 Honda Civic Type R is faster at 7:43:8 Factors such as tyre, car layout, track ambiance play a role Done in 3 to 5 laps max, unlike HondaNürburgring Nordschleife, affectionately known as "The Ring" or "The Green Hell" has been the epicenter of motor racing, automotive development and as a Mecca for cars enthusiast. Those who dare challenge the 25.95 km racetrack, must agree to face steep elevation changes, unpredictable weath

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 25, 2020

Mercedes-Benz to cut S-Class Coupe, G-Class, AMG GT from line up - to invest in electric and hybrid tech

The future is all about electric and self-driving cars, and Mercedes-Benz wants to invest heavily in the tech. Mercedes-Benz (or Daimler), require huge finances, and to do that they need to cut cost elsewhere.According to an interview with Autonews, This could mean potential elimination of few models such as Mercedes S-Class Coupe & Cabriolet, G-Class SUV and AMG GT from the line-up, including several existing powertrains, especially the V-12 engine due to the introduction of stric

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 12, 2020

Mercedes-AMG terlalu mahal? Dapatkan skuter Xiaomi ‘AMG’ – RM 3,933 sahaja!

Mesti ramai di kalangan kita yang idamkan jenama Mercedes-Benz kan? Mercedes-AMG? Lagilah. Namun begitu, harganya yang agak ‘keras’ boleh memberi harapan palsu buat ramai.Kini, anda tidak perlu sedih lagi kerana syarikat peralatan elektronik terkemuka, Xiaomi, bekerjasama dengan Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team untuk menghasilkan skuter versi “AMG”.Untuk maklumat anda, skuter elektrik kompak ini diasas oleh produk Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2. Kali ini, edisi Mercedes-AMG Petro

Faisal

Faisal

Feb 9, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia led the premium segment in 2019

With a total of 10,020 cars sold and a 1.8 percent market share in 2019, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) retains its lead in the premium luxury segment. Although it is a decline from the previous year at 13,079 units.Key launches that took place includes the E-Class with the debuting the E350 AMG Line, E200 Avantgarde and the E300 Exclusive Line, the A-Class sedan with models A200 and A250, the latest GLC and GLE SUV models, the Mercedes-AMG A35, the Mercedes-AMG GT R and GT C.The year also witness

Shaun

Shaun

Jan 23, 2020

R35 Nissan GT-R could remain until 2027, likewise for 370Z

First launched in October 2007, GT-R is now 12 years old Nissan has no plans to replace the R35 GT-R Company undecided on a suitable concept – hybrid, electric or regular combustion engine Future of 370Z also uncertainFirst revealed at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, the Nissan GT-R is more than a decade old and Nissan is still undecided on the model’s future.The fact that the GT-R is one of the oldest car on sale doesn’t bother Nissan, as the company is in no hurry to replace the

Robert

Robert

Aug 29, 2019

Coming to Malaysia - Mercedes-AMG Project One, at least 2 official units

The Mercedes-AMG Project One Concept was first revealed to the world back in 2017. It’s an engineer’s wet dream of practically making a road-going F1 car. In Malaysia, at least two buyers have placed an order for the Mercedes-AMG Project One with Mercedes-Benz Malaysia.To recap, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 hybrid engine plucked directly from an F1 car. It’s claimed to produce over 1000 PS and is mated to an 8-speed automated manual tra

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 7, 2021

Electric AMG anybody? Mercedes-Benz trademarks EQE 63, EQE 53, and EQE 63

As the automotive world embraces electrification, it is inevitable for brands to evolve according to the times. One of those icons is AMG-Mercedes and they could be debuting their very own EV model line-up soon.E 63 S AMG shownAccording to Mercedes Blog, Mercedes-Benz has trademarked several AMG EQ designations, thus confirming that there will be electric AMGs. This over the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model S?E 300 e PHEV shownThe German luxury carmaker has trademarked the EQE 43, EQE 53, and EQE

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 30, 2020

All-new Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster hits the road, up to 800 PS with hybrid V8!

That’s right - the next iteration of the famed nameplate will straight away be very hot versions. Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it?Mercedes-Benz has entrusted its skunkworks AMG division to the upcoming roadster and claims that the “next generation of the legendary SL Roadster is going back to its roots, which lay in motorsport back in 1952” - which is a clue that the SL will come packed with firepower.The boys and girls at Affalterbach have been

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 28, 2020

The Thais are at it again - this time with a Nissan Almera 'GT-R!'

Besides the all-new 2020 Honda City and 2020 Proton X50, we also saw the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera hitting our markets. While the Proton X50 is winning the popularity contest, the Almera is fast shaping up to be the modification king.A bone-stock, Malaysian-spec Nissan Almera. Prices start from RM 79k here.Its a pretty nice package - it looks sharp and has quite a lot of practical features. But the Thais think it could use a little more pizzazz, so thats what happened here.2020 Nissan Almera sp

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 6, 2020

Mercedes-AMG A35 2020 vs BMW M135i (F40) – hot hatch mana lagi padu?

Ketika Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic 2020 (RM 366,785 dengan cuti cukai SST) dilancarkan, ia hanya mempunyai satu pesaing iaitu Volkswagen Golf R yang luar biasa dan menyeronokkan.Namun, kita semua tahu Golf R agak ketinggalan dari segi spesifikasi yang ditawarkan. Maklumlah, dah tua. Kini, BMW baru sahaja melancarkan BMW M135i F40 2020 (RM 355,646 OTR dengan cuti cukai SST) di Malaysia, dan ini bermaksud A35 kini mempunyai pesaing yang layak.Dalam rencana ini, kita akan membuat perbandingan ringkas d

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Aug 6, 2020

Nissan GT-R tries to impress Proton Wira, fails miserably

Here we have a Nissan GT-R, at a traffic light that has just turned green. You know where this is going, dont you? Driver of said GT-R then proceeds to launch the car at full throttle. Said GT-R then proceeds to suddenly snap sideways and on to the side of the road, almost taking out innocent motorcyclists in the process.So many factors couldve caused this spin, like road surface or worn/cold tyres. Having said that, one cant help but feel that its a bad idea to fully deploy close to 600 PS on a

Jason

Jason

Jan 18, 2021

Nissan GT-R R36 bakal tampil dengan enjin hybrid tahun 2025?

Nissan GT-R mungkin sebuah model yang sangat lama di pasaran. Walaupun lama, ia tetap mempunyai peminatnya yang tersendiri.Walaupun kebanyakan pesaingnya telah menerima generasi baru, Godzilla telah berada di pasaran sejak 2007 dengan kemas kini terbaru yang dilancarkan pada tahun 2017. Namun, menurut satu media Jepun, Nissan dikatakan sedang merancang untuk GT-R generasi berikutnya dilancarkan pada tahun 2025.Menurut maklumat yang diperoleh oleh Best Car Web, Nissan mempunyai rancangan untuk me

Haris

Haris

Nov 9, 2020

AMG battle: Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S vs C43, which AMG is for you?

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia introduced a trio of AMG models last week, one of them was the 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S, a four-door coupe priced at RM 448,888. But there’s another AMG model with four doors, similar output levels, and in a similar price bracket (RM 421,888) – the Mercedes-AMG C43. So in this article, well be looking at the CLA 45 vs C43.CLA45 vs C43Both are priced rather closely to one another because the Mercedes-AMG C43 is locally assembled, while the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45

Shaun

Shaun

Jun 10, 2020

Aston Martin Vantage takes on Formula 1 Safety Car duties!

For the first time since 1996, another car manufacturer will be seen leading the Formula 1 pack in the upcoming 2021 season. The Aston Martin Vantage safety car will make its debut at the season opener, Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.This doesn’t mean that the Mercedes-AMG GT R safety car that has been a fixture on the track since 2018 will be retiring though, the GT R will be alternating safety duties with the Vantage throughout the year. The GT R will make its return in the second

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 8, 2021

Review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 – Worthy of the AMG badge?

Well-renowned motoring journalist, Jeremy Clarkson, once said in an interview that God is normally fair with His dishing out of talents. He went on to give an example with David Beckham – an immensely talented footballer, blessed with good looks but to balance it out, a squeaky voice was given.It appears the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 faces a similar conundrum. It takes off like a scalded cat and it’s able to keep up with sports cars in the twisties. And to balance it out, it looks a like a

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 20, 2021

Owner Review: When luxury meets practicality - My Mercedes-Benz R-Class

** This article is the personal experience of a 2008 Mercedes-Benz R320 CDI 4Matic owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: David Chan ChongBackground StoryBefore I go on about my car, a little background about myself. I am a car buff albeit self –proclaimed. Been part of various forums and even helped relatives and friends make car choices whilst in my teens. I have always liked the left field choice in my cars even when it comes from a mainstay car make.

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 6, 2020

Mercedes-AMG A45 S is faster than a Lamborghini on the Nurburgring, but slower than a Honda Civic?

The Mercedes-AMG A45 S has the most powerful 4-cylinder engine in a production car. With 421 PS and 500 Nm of torque, the A45 S completes the century sprint in 3.9 seconds, onwards to a top speed of 270 km/h.It is undoubtably quick in a straight line, but what happens if you show it some corners? Well, Sport Auto took an A45 S for a hot lap on the Nurburgring Nordschleife and it did it in 7 minutes 48.8 seconds.To put that into perspective, the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 did it

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 24, 2020

All-New Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic launched; RM 379,888, Mercedes me

Alongside the launch of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S and CLA 45, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) also launched the all-new 2020 Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic. The new entry level Mercedes-AMG is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine and comes with Mercedes me for RM 379,888.Think of the A35 as the less aggressive version of the A45 hatchback. But even though it is an entry level AMG, the 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine is capable of 306 PS and 400 Nm of torque.The engine is

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 1, 2020

Mercedes-AMG A35 4MATIC sedan, what other cars you can get for RM 348,888?

At RM 348,888, the A35 sedan is the same price as the old A45 M260 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, 306 PS & 400 Nm Cheapest AMG on sale in MalaysiaMercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has just introduced the Mercedes-AMG A35 4MATIC Sedan, the first AMG 35 model to arrive on local shores.The price tag of RM 348,888 raised some eyebrows during the launch as it costs the same amount of money as the previous generation W176 Mercedes-AMG A45 4MATIC Hatchback. Mind you, the W176 A45 came with more horsepo

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 25, 2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG A35 vs 2020 (F40) BMW M135i – Which hot hatch is spicier?

When the 2020 Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic (RM 366,785 OTR 0% SST) was launched it only had one competitor and it is the out-going and no-less fun Volkswagen Golf R. We all know that with the dated features the Golf had to offer, it doesn’t come close to the A35. But come July, with the arrival of F40 2020 BMW M135i (RM 355,646 OTR 0% SST) to our shores, the A35 now has a worthy competitor. So, how do these hot hatches compare in terms of specs?ExteriorThere is no denying that the BMW M135i cut

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 28, 2020

New Mercedes-AMG E63 facelift, upgraded 4Matic+ AWD

The AMG variant of the facelifted W213 Mercedes-Benz E Class is finally here. With improved aerodynamics and comfort, the new AMG E63 sits in the league of big powerful saloons like the BMW M5. The estate version of the AMG E63 rubs shoulders with the V8 Twin Turbo Audi RS6. Both the AMG E63 and Audi RS6 are capable of 0 – 100km/h times of under 4 seconds. The V8 twin scroll bi-turbo remainsThe new AMG E63 retains the V8 twin scroll bi-turbo 4.0 L engine. Producing 612 PS of maximum p

Arif

Arif

Jun 19, 2020

2022 Nissan GT-R to get 48V mild hybrid powertrain, 600 PS/652 Nm

It’s been over 13 years since the Nissan GT-R first went into production. So, to say that it is aging may be somewhat of an understatement. However, the Nissan GT-R has had continuous updates over the years and the last hurrah will reportedly be a mild-hybrid.Nissan GT-R50 by ItaldesignBestCarWeb reports that the 2022 Nissan GT-R will be electrified in the form of 48V mild-hybrid, with the assistance of an integrated starter generator (ISG). The aim for Nissan is to meet the Corporate Aver

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 26, 2021

Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 menjadi korban, lori buat pusingan-U secara haram!

Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 adalah sebuah kereta sport yang menjadi idaman pemuda pemudi yang baligh sekitar tahun 90an. Model lagenda ini membuat penampilan dalam filem francais Fast and Furious di samping permainan video Gran Turismo.Dengan harga model kereta JDM yang semakin mencanak, sebarang insiden berkaitan model-model rare ini pastinya akan menarik perhatian.Baru-baru ini, sebuah Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 yang kemalangan tular di laman sosial. Insiden yang dikatakan berlaku di Shah Alam terseb

Haris

Haris

Jan 22, 2021

2020 Mercedes-Benz C300 AMG Line drops Airmatic suspension

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has quietly revised the specifications of the Mercedes-Benz C300 AMG Line. Specifically, the Airmatic Suspension has been replaced by Sports Suspension, like the one in the C200 AMG Line.Mercedes-Benz C-ClassAirmatic Suspension is Mercedes-Benz’s term for their air suspension. Compared to traditional strut suspension, there are no coil springs or shock absorbers on air suspension systems. Instead, it uses bags made of rubber and polyurethane filled with air.Drivers c

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 9, 2020