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New 2020 Honda BR-V facelift – bookings opened for Malaysia, Q1 2020 launch

Honda Malaysia has opened bookings for the new 2020 BR-V facelift, which is set for a debut within the first quarter of the year.The company took the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” approach with the BR-V facelift – changes are subtle at best.Up front, the Honda BR-V facelift gains a new front grille and bumper, while the sides gain new 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels.Honda has also updated the rear bumper of its popular people mover, while the bee-sting antenna ha

Eric

Eric

Mar 3, 2020

Spyshot: All-new Honda Jazz caught ahead of  Tokyo debut

Photos of what appears to be the all-new Honda Jazz (called the Fit in Japan) have surfaced, ahead of its possible 2019 Tokyo Motor Show debut.According to Creative Trend, several units of the all-new Honda Jazz were seen parked in a row beside the facelifted Honda Freed, which gives us a sneak peek of the new car’s front end. Spyshot of the all-new Honda JazzUnlike the current generation Honda Jazz with its sharp front end, the all-new model seen here gets a more rounded front end. T

Eric

Eric

Oct 14, 2019

Low-spec Toyota Yaris Cross spotted, do you like what you see?

Often times when manufacturers showcase a new vehicle, they will use a range-topping variant, as it includes all the bells and whistles.Curiously, Toyota did the polar opposite with the Yaris Cross, as they showcased a base variant of the model ahead of its official by parking one unit in front of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF) plant in Onnaing, France.Compared to the decked-out top spec variant, the base model loses out of several features, like the large 18-inch alloy wheels, bla

Eric

Eric

Apr 29, 2020

New Proton Iriz - Is It Finally A Better Car Than The Perodua Myvi?

The Proton Iriz was conceived back in 2014 as Proton’s effort to counter the ever-popular Perodua Myvi. Back then, the Iriz offered considerably more safety equipment than the Perodua Myvi, but response from the market remained lukewarm at best.Proton updated the Iriz a couple of times, with the latest update being introduced earlier this year.Five variants are available in total, up from the four variants from the 2017 update.Specifications for Proton Iriz 1.3: Engine: 1.3-litre VVT four-

Jack

Jack

Aug 5, 2019

Thailand finally gets the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift

Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has just introduced the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift in the Kingdom, roughly 7 months after the facelifted model was first introduced in Indonesia.New addition to the Thai-spec Xpander facelift include a restyle front grille, new 16-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, as well as a shark-fin antenna. The rest of the SUV remain unchanged.As before, power is derived from a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated MIVEC petrol engine that does 105 PS and 141 Nm – not exactly groun

Eric

Eric

Oct 9, 2020

Spied: A pair of GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power testing in Klang – Is Malaysia first RHD market?

Remember the mysterious SUV that made waves around the internet a few weeks ago? The office had a fun debate determining what it was and we concluded that it is likely to be the 2021 GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power.Now one of our readers who goes by Jeff spotted not one but a pair of GS3 Power making their testing rounds in Klang. While the rear might show some hints that the pair of SUVs is the GS3 Power, it is interesting to note that one of them is missing a pair of roof rails.Note the missing roof ra

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 3, 2021

Mitsubishi Xpander: New vs old, what has changed?

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is gearing up for the launch of the Mitsubishi Xpander here in Malaysia. The company has been teasing the arrival of the model since August, including a preview at Mid Valley Megamall.But did you know that the model we’re set to receive is the facelifted model, skipping the pre-facelift model altogether.Let’s dive into the difference between the pre-facelift and facelifted model.Exterior – Subtle changesPerhaps the most significant change up fro

Eric

Eric

Sep 25, 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift launched in Vietnam, to be CKD

Not only has Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam (MMV) launched the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander facelift in Vietnam, they also have plans to locally assemble (CKD) the popular MPV at the Binh Duong (just an hour's drive from the Ho Chi Minh City) starting from August 2020.Not much has changed on the facelifted Xpander, the only few changes are mostly cosmetics like a new front grille, new wheels and a shark fin antenna. Mitsubishi has also upgraded the headlights to LED fitme

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 21, 2020

New 2020 Honda BR-V gets over 1,400 bookings in its first month on sale

Honda Malaysia today announced that the 2020 Honda BR-V has recorded more than 1,400 bookings within a month since its launch. The impressive record is attributed to the stylishness of the Bold Runabout Vehicle (BR-V), which integrates SUV design with an MPV’s spacious interior to create an attractive 7-seater that meets the needs of families.Since the BR-V was first introduced in Malaysia in 2017, it has quickly become one of the most popular 7-Seaters in the market with more than 32,600

Jason

Jason

Jul 21, 2020

New 2020 Honda BR-V facelift comes with paddle shifters, priced up RM 9k

The 7-seater Honda BR-V receives its first facelift since the model was launched in 2016. Already debuted in Indonesia, the facelift is now available for those looking for a more aggressive looking BR-V that even comes with paddle shifters.As part of Honda Malaysia’s effort to help with the COVID-19 situation, portion of proceeds from BR-V sales will be donated for COVID-19 relief programmes. This campaign is called the “Be Kind With BR-V” campaign and will start from

Arif

Arif

Jun 2, 2020

New 2020 Honda BR-V to get more boom from upgraded speakers

The new facelifted Honda BR-V was originally scheduled for launch in Malaysia sometime in March 2020, but obviously that didn’t happen as the country went under the MCO period.As businesses gradually return to normal under CMCO, Honda Malaysia is certainly looking at launching the new and improved BR-V within the next two months.Today, Honda Malaysia announced on its official Facebook page that the new Honda BR-V will be equipped with a 6-speaker audio system.Honda BR-VThe previous BR-V on

Hans

Hans

May 13, 2020

Spied: All-new 2021 Toyota 86 spotted testing - 2.4L flat-four, 220 PS and 240 Nm!

With the Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins ending production, fans of the two-seater sports cars now have a glimpse at their successor after a prototype was caught testing in the United States recently, as reported by Creative311.comIt still retains its familiar two-door shape, but with some updates such as more muscular-looking front and rear fenders.A Japanese source has also quoted that the Toyobaru twins will be based on the Subaru Global Platform (S

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 10, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City debuts in Singapore: New 1.5L DOHC engine, from SGD 93k

The official distributor of Honda vehicles in Singapore, Kah Motor, has just introduced the all-new 2020 Honda City. Prices start from SGD 92,999 for the 1.5 SV variant, while the 1.5 RS variant costs SGD 95,999.Codenamed GN2 (Thai-spec cars with the 1.0-litre turbo are GN1), the Singapore-spec Honda City is imported (CBU) from Thailand.Unlike its Thailand counterpart and its 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, Singapore units are fitted with a new 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated DOHC petro

Eric

Eric

Aug 28, 2020

Spied – All-new 2021 Subaru WRX mixing elegance with sportiness?

Subaru is one of those underrated brands that not many Malaysians would consider getting unless they are passionate about AWD or the legacy of the WRX. As we reported before, Subaru isn’t giving up on the WRX name with plans to launch the successor in 2021.Well, it seems that timeline is getting underway with images of a fully camouflaged WRX spotted in Japan. The model captured appeared to be the WRX S4 which is the CVT version of Subaru’s hot sedan.Fans of the manual need not

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 16, 2020

Spied: More GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power testing in Malaysia - will it launch soon?

Just a few days ago we shared spyshots of a mystery SUV. Now, more photos have emerged, solidifying claims that this may very well be the 2021 GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power testing in Malaysia.The last round of spyshots only showed the front end, but these pics from reader Aril Hamka gives us a clearer look at the SUV, further hinting that this is the GS3 Power.Check out the rear - the spied SUV sports a pair of roof rails and a shark fin antenna. Besides that, note the tail light design and position o

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 21, 2021

Shopping for a Vios? Honda wants to give you RM5k in rebates for Honda City and BRV

Honda Malaysia today announced the Honda 1 Million Dreams Special Rebate worth RM 5,000 for the all-new Honda City and Honda BR-V in conjunction with the “1 Million Dreams Campaign”, which was launched to commemorate the company’s 1 millionth sale unit milestone.This special rebate is an additional reward on top of the current promotion, “Honda 1 Million Dreams March Special”.The “Honda 1 Million Dreams Special” Rebate offers Cash Rebate, Service Voucher

Arif

Arif

Mar 23, 2021

FAQ: All you need to know about the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander!

The locally-assembled (CKD) in Pekan 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander is now open for booking in Malaysia and as usual with all new cars, we have the complete run down for you right here. Let’s go!What’s the price of the new Mitsubishi Xpander?Prices have not been announced yet. Though we estimate it to be circa RM 100,000, the actual prices should be released as the car nears its November launch date.How big is the Mitsubishi Xpander?Part of what makes the Xpander spacious is its size -

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 24, 2020

Police in Andorra performs Baby Shark on the streets to show their gratitude

In the midst of a worrying lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, police forces from Andorra has decided to lighten the mood with a street performance of the popular children’s song Baby Shark.The police force’s spontaneous performance was an effort to show their appreciation to locals for following social distancing rules and staying home during the virus lockdown.According to local news site RFM, the choice of the song was also to help entertain children who are isolated at home.

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 27, 2020

Honda City Hatchback borrows colour from FK8 Civic Type R, and we want it for 2021

The 2021 Honda City Hatchback made its global debut on 24-November 2020 in Thailand. Much like the 2021 Honda City e:HEV (which we know as the City RS), the hatchback attracted lots of comments about its colour. If this colour feels familiar but cant really pinpoint where you saw it, let us help you: this Sonic Grey Pearl shade is also offered on the Honda Civic Type R.The FK8 Type R.This colour was shown by Honda Malaysia on a Type R demo car, but was never officially offered.Looks like the stu

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 26, 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Xpander open for booking in Malaysia: Nov launch, bigger than BR-V and Aruz!

We have another much-awaited car to talk about this week as the locally-assembled (CKD) in Pekan 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander is now open for booking in Malaysia. Due to be officially launched in November, only one variant of the B-segment SUV is offered and prices aren't revealed yet.Only one variant to chooseOnly one variant of the Xpander is offered, but it comes with a host of features including: LED head and tail lamps 360-degree camera Android Auto and Apple Car Play supportWe'

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 22, 2020

Owner Review: Fulfilled My First Dream! Owning My Proton Saga 2019

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Proton Saga owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Darren Khew How It All StartedI have had a passion for cars ever since I was a kid, Honda was one of the car brands that I love the most especially the Honda Civic but it was all just a dream back then. I promised myself to own it one day but that's just a story for another day. My intention to buy a car was when I started my University life, thinking

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jun 20, 2020

2021 Honda City Hatchback launched in Thailand, priced from THB 599K, a budget A-Class?

After more than 30 years, the Honda City has come full circle and is available again with a hatchback body style. The sedan version remains and the hatchback is now simply known as the Honda City Hatchback.With its launch in Thailand, hopefully the Honda City Hatchback will reach Malaysia soon.Launched in Thailand today, the Honda City Hatchback will be replacing the current Honda Jazz in Malaysia.The next generation Honda Jazz is adorable, but it doesnt look like well be getting it.Powered by a

Arif

Arif

Nov 24, 2020

All-new 2020 Honda City debuts in Thailand, 1.0 Turbo meets RS

After months of speculation and spyshots, Honda Thailand has launched the fifth generation, all-new 2020 Honda City.For the Thailand market, there will be four variants - the range topping RS variant will now join the usual S, V, and SV variants. Prices in Thailand range from: City S: THB 579,500 City V: THB 609,000 City SV: THB 665,000 City RS: THB 739,000Under the hood lies a new 1.0-litre DOHC turbocharged 3-cylinder petrol engine that does 122 PS at 5,500 rpm and 173 Nm from 2,000

Eric

Eric

Nov 25, 2019

2020 Honda BR-V Facelift – New vs old, what has changed?

A couple of weeks ago, Honda Malaysia launched the 2020 Honda BR-V facelift, three months after bookings were opened.Exterior – Mild styling updates to keep the BR-V freshThe updated 2020 Honda BR-V gets a restyled front grille with two smaller horizontal slats, replacing the pre-facelift model’s single horizontal slat.Apart from that, it also gains a new front bumper with a redesigned lower air intake and front fog light surrounds.Towards the sides, the BR-V facelift gains new 16-in

Eric

Eric

Jun 19, 2020

Evolusi antena kereta – dari tiang tinggi ke tiang ghaib

Memandu kereta kadangkala boleh menjadi bosan sekiranya tiada sebarang perbualan ataupun alunan musik. Sehebat mana pemanduan sesebuah kereta sekalipun, tidak semestinya anda hendak memandu secara rancak sepanjang masa. Untuk maklumat anda, hampir 60% daripada pemanduan harian kita adalah secara santai. Kalau ada peneman, bolehla tahan. Tetapi kalau tiada, sunyi sepi dibuatnya. Maka itu, terhasillah idea radio di dalam kereta.Kenderaan pejabat pos British pada tahun 1937 yang mempunyai radioPada

Faisal

Faisal

Feb 14, 2021

Here are the cars that will be launched in Malaysia after the MCO lifts

Plans from car manufacturers to launch new models have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and MCO, and some are pushed back to 2021. So here are the cars that will likely arrive within this year after the MCO has been lifted.2020 Honda BR-V faceliftOrder books for the Honda BR-V facelift has been opened before the enforcement of the MCO. Honda Malaysia says they will BRB with the BR-V.This facelift exercise is mostly cosmetic, with new front grille and bumpers,

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 22, 2020

Review: What does the Indonesian media think of the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander?

Early this month, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) teased the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander at Mid Valley Megamall to garner interests and bookings. While the model is set to make its Malaysian debut sometime soon, the model had been launched in other markets around South East Asia since 2017. And many media have taken the Mitsubishi Xpander review.The teased MY-spec XpanderIndonesia is one of those markets and received a facelift in February 2020. The MPV segment is king over there with the Xpander r

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 25, 2020

Spyshot: Hampir pasti GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power sedang dipandu uji di Malaysia!

Sebelum ini, sebuah SUV misteri telah dipandu uji menggunakan samaran yang sangat mengelirukan.Walaubagaimanapun, gambar intipan kali ini oleh saudara Aril Hamka menguatkan lagi dakwaan bahawa GSC Trumpchi GS3 Power adalah model yang diintip tersebut.Pada bahagian belakang, SUV misteri tersebut mengenakan rel bumbung dan lampu belakang yang mirip dengan GSC Trumpchi GS3 Power.Perhatikan lampu belakangSelain itu, model SUV tersebut juga mengenakan antena jenis shark fin yang kelihatan sama dengan

Haris

Haris

Jan 21, 2021

Spyshots: Gambaran pertama buat interior GAC Triumpchi GS3 di Malaysia!

GAC Triumpchi GS3 mungkin antara samaran yang paling sukar untuk kami cam setiap kali kelibatnya ditemui.Kali ini, kami terima klip video yang memberi intaian pertama buat interior SUV tersebut.Walaupun video tersebut agak pendek, ia cukup jelas untuk memberitahu bahawa salah satu dari varian yang pernah ditemui hadir dengan sistem infotainment sesentuh 8 inci.Perlu dimaklumkan bahawa unit di dalam video tersebut adalah varian yang lebih rendah – antena ‘shark fin’ dan tiada re

Faisal

Faisal

Feb 10, 2021

The MG5 is the new shark in the C-segment waters; Sleeker than the Civic and Mazda 3?

When it comes to the C-segment sedan market, cars like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis dominates the charts leaving little room for any new competitor unless it bears the Proton tiger badge. But we believe that shoppers in this segment will be more than happy make space for this sleek new MG5.If ever MG Berjaya, which is currently still gearing up to launch the MG HS C-segment SUV and MG ZS EV in Malaysia, decides to launch this MG5 on our shores, the Mazda 3 will have a huge rival in t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 24, 2020