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Counterfeit vs original spare parts: How to tell?

On the surface, the air filter and spark plug you bought from your neighbourhood spare parts shop look just like the original item, except that you’ve paid just a fraction of the price you would have otherwise paid at an authorised service centre. But little do you know, the spare parts you just bought are in fact counterfeit items, not original as what the shop owner told you. Counterfeit spare parts have been floating around in the market for the longest time, but how do you identify which is


May 4, 2020

Owner Review: The King of S-Class by Mercedes-Benz - My W140 Mercedes-Benz S600

** This article is the personal experience of a 1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Jeff Ooi The W140 S-Class is often known as the last Mercedes to be "over-engineered", a Mercedes trait that was costing the company in product delays and over budgeting. According to Motor Trend, this action reportedly caused project cost overruns and resulted in the departure of Wolfgang Peter, Daimler-Benz's chief engineer. The vehicle is believed to ha

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Sep 3, 2020

Proton acknowledges spare parts shortage problem, reaches out to customers in need

Like any organization experiencing rapid growth and change, there will be growing pains. Proton is experiencing this first hand, not just with supply issues of the very high in demand Proton X50, but also shortage in spare parts supply for its service centres. To Proton’s credit, the company has taken a very brave move to publically acknowledge the shortcomings in its after-sales services. At today’s announcement of Proton’s February 2021 sales performance, Proton said it recorded its highest ev


Mar 2, 2021

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class with less sporty engine previewed in Malaysia; From RM 999k

While the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been on sale in Malaysia for years, it has only ever been offered in its most sporty G 63 form. But now Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) is adding a new engine to the line-up in the form of the Mercedes-Benz G350d. The SUV retails at RM 999,888 and is fully imported (CBU) from Austria. The goal of the new update for the G-Class is to allow car buyers the option to choose between the ultimate sporty Mercedes-AMG G 63 and a smaller more fuel-conscious option. The OM


Sep 22, 2020

Run flat tyres, tyre repair kits, or spare tyres. Which is best?

Your car ownership experience isn’t complete without having at least one flat tyre incident. For this, manufacturers have given us full-sized spares, space-savers, run-flat tyres, and even tyre repair kits. What you have in your car has been pre-determined by the manufacturer. The question is, which is the best? The answer depends on the type of driver you are, the type of commute you do, and where you live. Each option offers its own pros and cons. 1. Full-sized spares A full-sized spare is ide


Jun 9, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gets connected with Mercedes me services

Along with the launch of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLC Coupe, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia also launched the Mercedes me services. The full suite of connected services will be available from 2020 onwards. Mercedes me allows car owners to remain connected to their cars via their mobile devices. Whether it is starting the engine, getting customer support or simply just checking the fuel level in their cars, owners can easily control the car from an app. All owners need to do is install the app on their


Dec 11, 2019

Operations at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia are up and running

As the Movement Control Order (MCO) eases up, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia resume its business with strict health and safety protocols in place following approval given by the government. Mercedes-Benz dealerships nationwide will reopen, pending approval by the government, and maintenance or repairs carried out at dealerships will be conducted with stringent health protocols. The local assembly plant in Pekan, Pahang resumes its operations from 13 May 2020. Vehicle


May 13, 2020

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 witne


Jan 23, 2020

Owner Review: A 20-year-old car with all the modern equipment you need - My 2000 Mercedes-Benz W202 C230 Kompressor

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysia https://www.wapcar.my/forum Saiful Azzam Khairummuzammil Basic information 2000 Mercedes-Benz W202 C230 Kompressor Reason why I bought this car For the past 5 years, I have been driving a Mercedes-Benz W126 300SEL as a daily commute to work. The reason was simple, I needed a car with a big boot, spacious interior for my children and goods, comfortable on long journey, sta

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Nov 30, 2020

Spied: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB caught, Malaysia launch next?

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB has been caught undisguised in Indonesia, hinting that the model will be launched there very soon. Thanks to rarecarind’s Instagram page, we can see that Indonesia will get the GLB 200, powered by a 1.33-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that does 163 PS at 5,500 rpm and 250 Nm from 1,620 rpm to 4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Codenamed X247, the Mercedes-Benz GLB is positioned between the Mercedes-Benz GLA a


May 20, 2020

Rejoice because your Small Little Kancil will still have parts!

Good news to old Perodua model owners because Perodua has just made body parts much easier to access! Perodua has recently invested a cool RM 7 million into centralising parts production of past models. The investment goes into a new 1,600 metric tonne press stamping machine placed in their supplier IQM Sdn Bhd’s facility. The new hydraulic press will produce parts such as bonnets, side outer panels, rear outer panels, fenders, doors and roofs for past Perodua models like the first-generation My


Oct 29, 2019

For as low as RM 119k, should you buy a Mercedes-Benz A-Class W176 used?

Hot hatches were made famous when Volkswagen unleashed the Golf into the world. To join in with the fun, Mercedes-Benz too released a hatchback of their own. Not only does the Mercedes-Benz A-Class promise a fun drive, especially the previous generation W176, but it also plays the role of an entry-level model into the Mercedes-Benz brand. Now that prices are pegged as low as RM 119,000 should you consider a used W176? Common issues To find out more about the common issues on the A-Class W176, we


Jan 10, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gesa Malaysia lebih maju dalam pelaksanaan kereta elektrik?

Mercedes-Benz telah maju selangkah dengan barisan model EQ untuk model kereta elektrik. Walaubagaimanapun, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia masih sangsi untuk memperkenalkan model tersebut di negara ini. Dalam suatu wawancara virtual bersama media, Dr. Claus Weidner, Presiden & CEO Mercedes-Benz Malaysia berkata “Kami (MBM) melihat kebolehlaksanaan untuk memperkenalkan apa sahaja kenderaan termasuklah model EQ.” Walaubagaimanapun, Dr. Claus Weidner turut menambah terdapat 2 faktor utama kebolehlaksanaan (


Feb 23, 2021

Owner Review: A Car Built to Last a Lifetime - My 1990 Mercedes-Benz 260E

** This article is the personal experience of a 1990 Mercedes-Benz W124 260E owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Allan Woodworth Why did I buy this Mercedes-Benz 260E? My previous car was a Mercedes-Benz W123 230E, pictured below; the older generation predecessor of this W124 E-Class. I bought my current W124 in 2013, 7 years ago. The car was owned by a family friend who had it since new. It had 90k original kilometers on the meter and was in pristine condition,

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Jul 22, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia jelaskan sebab EV EQC belum tiba di Malaysia

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia sudah bersedia untuk memperkenalkan jenama ‘EQ’ mereka yang terdiri daripada kenderaan elektrik (EV) di Malaysia. Tapi, sebelum perkara ini menjadi realiti, syarikat tersebut memerlukan lebih kepastian dari segi kestabilan jangkamasa panjang. Perkara ini bergantung kepada hala tuju kerajaan serta Polisi Automotif Nasional (NAP) yang diharap lebih jelas. Dr. Claus Weidner, Presiden dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, berkata, “Seperti yang kami selalu kataka


Feb 28, 2021

NZ Wheels adds an outlet in Setapak

NZ Wheels Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Naza Group and an authorised dealer for Mercedes-Benz in Malaysia, expands their coverage in Klang Valley after acquiring the Setapak dealership. The NZ Wheels Setapak Autohaus sits on 13,866 sq ft of land and boasts a built-up area of 9,200 sq ft, housing five mechanical work bays and one wheel alignment bay. The service centre is capable of handling up to 250 vehicles a month for both general and specialized repair. It is manned by 10 highly-trained personnel


Oct 8, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commemorates 15 Years Of Production At Pekan Plant

100,000th vehicle has rolled out from the Pekan plant First CKD left-hand drive C-Class to be exported to Philippines in August 2019 Pekan plant also upgraded with advanced technology and automated production facilities Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has commemorated 15 years of production at its local production facility in Pekan, Pahang. Further adding to the historic milestone is the roll-out of the 100,000th vehicle from the Pekan facility. Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has also started production of left-


Aug 26, 2019

Usaha disanjung, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia anugerahkan Pengedar Terbaik Tahun 2020

Hari minggu yang lalu, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) telah menyampaikan anugerah Dealer of the Year untuk pengedar yang telah bertungkus-lumus dalam memberikan perkhidmatan yang terbaik kepada pelanggan mereka. Sejumlah 7 kategori telah dipertandingkan oleh pengedar MBM. Antaranya ialah Best in Customer Services, Best in Financial Services, Best in Business Excellence, Best in Sales, Best in Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI), dan Most Improved Dealer. Apapun, anugerah yang paling besar ialah The


Mar 30, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia releases a new GLA variant

The facelifted GLA, which was launched in 2017, gets a new Style Line variant. The GLA Style Line is priced at RM 223,888 on-the-road without insurance. RM 21,000 cheaper or shall we say, less expensive than the Night Edition. Powertrain remains the same with the 1.6-litre turbocharged in-line 4 rated at 156 PS and 250 Nm, sending power through a 7-speed 7G-DCT dual-clutch transmission. Differences include an 18-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels and additional inserts in high-gloss chrome on


Oct 10, 2019

Spyshot: All-new Mercedes-Benz B-Class caught in Malaysia, launch soon?

The all-new third-generation Mercedes-Benz B-Class is expected to be launched in Malaysia soon, as we have just received spyshots of the new model. We understand that Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is set to introduce the all-new Mercedes-Benz B-Class in the B200 trim, which is likely be priced from RM 239,888. The new model occupies a market segment that was once shared with the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, but BMW Malaysia has since discontinued this model, leaving the B-Class as the sole option. The a


Oct 4, 2019

Owner Review: The Kompressor Engine - How I met my Mercedes-Benz C200K

** This article is the personal experience of a 2008 Mercedes-Benz C200K owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Facebook: Harindranath Ravindranath My Aspiration Well, before I start on my car, a little bit about myself. I am a self-proclaimed car buff (totally my own opinion). So, when I was old enough to buy my own car, I decided I shall own cars that are known for something. Good design, great performance, unique shape, a great ride, etc. Boring cars that a normal person

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Jul 5, 2020

Mercedes-Benz tweeted a tease for the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA

Mercedes-Benz is counting down the minutes to the world premier of the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLA with a teaser video on the brand’s official Twitter account. A teaser sketch of the facelift GLA, released a few days ago shows that the compact SUV will feature even more rounded edges than the pre-facelift. The rounded edges prove that the all-new GLA is staying true to Mercedes’s wish to create a greater point of difference from the larger cars and the compact car range. The teaser video on Twitte


Dec 11, 2019

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 Chong Background Story Before 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. Why foll

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Aug 6, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia explains why we can’t have the EQC yet

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is ready to introduce its EQ brand of electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia but for that to happen, the company needs a certain level of assurance in terms of long-term stability with regards to the government’s direction and better clarity in our National Automotive Policy (NAP). Speaking at a virtual meeting with the Malaysian media yesterday, Dr. Claus Weidner, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia said, “As we have always said, we are looking into the feasibility of


Feb 18, 2021

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB launched in Malaysia; From RM 269k, 5+2 seating

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has added yet another model to their compact SUV line-up in the form of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB. The GLB retails from RM 269,118, comes standard with MBUX, third-row seats and will be fully imported (CBU) from Mexico. If you’re wondering about the difference between this new SUV and the Mercedes-Benz GLA, the GLB is a larger and more practical version of the smaller GLA. With a wheelbase of 2,829 mm, the GLB’s wheelbase is actually 10 cm longer than even the Merce


Sep 22, 2020

The Mercedes-Benz CLS 260 is so stylish, there’s little left for power – 1.5L turbo, 184 PS

At the rate that things are progressing in many parts of the world, where governments are waging wars against high CO2 emissions cars and speeding, it’s inevitable that car buyers will soon trend towards lifestyle cars that are packed with the latest infotainment, powered by the smallest available engine. We have already seen this in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan, where 180 series engines are the norm for Mercedes-Benz A-Class and C-Class models. Here in Malaysia, the lowest available engine t


May 12, 2020

Spied: All-new W206 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class' interior, no more floating screen

In the current W205 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, some have criticized the floating screen mounted above the air vents, saying that it looks out of place or as if someone just stuck an iPad on it. Well, that appears to be no longer the case for the upcoming W206 C-Class as seen in this spy shot. Many parts of the car are covered, like the door cards, a portion of the dashboard, and even the logo. But what makes this recognizable as a Mercedes-Benz are the instrument cluster with a horizontal screen and


Apr 23, 2020

2021 (W213) Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift launching in February in Thailand, Malaysia next?

Less than a year since its global debut, the 2021 (W213) Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift is set to arrive in Thailand come February 2021, reports HeadLight Magazine. Like the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift that was recently launched in Thailand, two powertrains are expected – a diesel and plug-in hybrid (PHEV). More specifically, the Mercedes-Benz E220d and E300e. The Mercedes-Benz E220d is powered by a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine that makes 194 PS and 400 Nm of torque. A 9-speed automatic


Jan 29, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia awards their most hardworking dealers of 2020

Over the weekend, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) held their annual Dealer of the Year award to their most exceptional dealers for operational quality in delivering the Best Customer Experience. MBM presented a total of 7 awards - Best in Customer Services, Best in Financial Services, Best in Business Excellence, Best in Sales, Best in Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI), Most Improved Dealer, and the grand award - The Dealer of the Year 2020. The Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Dealer of the Year 2020 award


Mar 31, 2021

Harga Mercedes-Benz bakal jadi lebih murah di Malaysia - banyak model CKD baru akan tiba!

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia telah merancang untuk menambah beberapa model CKD di Malaysia pada tahun 2021. Antara model yang dijangka akan dipasang secara tempatan adalah model sedan A-Class, GLA dan GLE. "Mercedes-Benz mensasarkan untuk menambah model CKD dengan penyesuaian setempat bagi model tambahan dalam segmen kereta kompak dan SUV tahun ini." menurut petikan dalam siaran media ketika pelancaran bilik pameran maya Mercedes-Benz. Rangkaian kereta kompak yang dimaksudkan merujuk kepada model beri


Feb 10, 2021