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Honda Civic takes on PDRM patrol car duties

We previously reported that the Royal Malaysia Force (PDRM) has put in an order of 425 units of the 2020 Honda Civic FC facelift to use as new patrol vehicles. Today, PDRM has received 30 units out of the 425 from Honda Malaysia.A ceremony was held to mark the occasion at the Ministry of Home Affairs’ office, Putrajaya. The Minister of Home Affairs, Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin, the Head of Police, Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador, and CEO of Spanco, Datuk Hamzah Mohd Salleh were in attendance.

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 5, 2020

Honda Civic now on patrol duty in Shah Alam

Soon wrong-doers in Shah Alam will find an angry Honda Civic police car breathing down their necks, as the Shah Alam Contingent Police Headquarters (IPK) have received their first batch of Honda Civic 1.8 S patrol cars.As estimated, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has received the second batch of their new vehicle order in mid-June.On a Tweet posted by a Honda salesman Twitter profile, he announced that the first batch of Honda Civics has been delivered to the Shah Alam IPK.The Tweet also incl

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 26, 2020

Proton X70 reporting for PDRM patrol duty starting from July

The Royal Malaysian Police’s (PDRM) patrol vehicle fleet replacement exercise continues as they have put in another order for 850 new vehicles. The new vehicles consist of 197 units of Proton X70s and 653 units of Honda Civics.The Proton X70 is the third model that PDRM is using to replace their ageing fleet of Proton Waja and Proton Preve patrol cars following the purchase of the 2020 Honda Civic FC facelift and the 2019 Toyota Corolla Altis.As of early June, PDRM has already receive

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 25, 2020

Perak cops arm themselves with i-VTEC power, receive 44 Honda Civic 1.8 patrol cars

As we have reported before, the Royal Malaysian Police Force (PDRM) has selected the Honda Civic 1.8 as its choice of patrol car, replacing the aging Proton Wira and Waja units.The last time we reported, the PDRM has ordered 425 units of the Honda Civic and already received 30 units. This time, the Perak police have received 44 brand-new Civics, ready for their um…civic duty.According to Perak police chief Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain, the new cars are to improve the police force

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 19, 2020

More power than the Civic 1.8, here comes the Proton X70 police car

We previously reported that the new CKD 2020 Proton X70 has also joined the ranks of the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), now photos of the X70 in its full police uniform has surfaced on the internet courtesy of our friends over at Funtastiko.As the Honda Civic patrol cars slowly make their presence known to the country, the X70 will soon be giving the Civic backup as they look ready to be unleashed onto the roads.  We previously reported that PDRM has put in an order for 197 units of Proton

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 24, 2020

Rendered: 2022 Honda Civic Prototype imagined as Malaysian Police Car

The Malaysian Police Force has had their fair share of interesting patrol vehicles. We’ve seen the Proton Satria GTI, Alfa Romeo Alfetta, and Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X. The latest vehicle to be used by our police force is the Honda Civic FC.In escort livery. Source: i-moto.myWhile the Honda Civic FC is the current MPV (Mobile Patrol Vehicle), the FK8 Honda Civic Type R was gifted to His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda The Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al-Sultan Abdullah Riayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah

Arif

Arif

Nov 27, 2020

Can't resist Lambang H! This guy stole a Honda Civic police car to impress his girlfriend

If you think you’ve seen it all, think again. On 25 October 2020, news that a man had successfully stolen a brand-new Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from Seberang Perai Utara district HQ went viral on social media. The suspects were enjoying a joyride in Shah Alam before the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) caught up with them.A source told News Straits Times that the men who stole the MPV were brothers, aged 28 and 32. The brothers had posed as policemen from the information te

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 26, 2020

Lorry drivers help 17 police Honda Civics nab drug pusher's Corolla Altis

Yesterday night, the citizens of Johor were treated to a real show of Fast and Furious as 17 Honda Civic police cars were deployed to chase after a Toyota Corolla Altis driven by a drug dealer. After chasing the suspect from Johor Bahru, the police finally managed to stop the car with the help of lorry drivers in Kluang. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 27, 2021

Honda Civic FK8 Type R Limited Edition on 2020 World Touring Car safety patrol duty

This Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition has been appointed the Official Safety Car of the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the 2020 season.The limited-edition Type R was unveiled earlier this year at JAS Motorsport HQ in Milan. JAS Motorsport is Honda’s long-term motorsport collaborator and official partner.Painted in a resplendent livery featuring the “Sunlight Yellow” colour, the Type R Limited Edition Safety Car is 47 kg lighter than the GT-specification Type R.In addi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 30, 2020

Case of a stolen Honda Civic police car might turn into a kidnapping investigation

Previously, we reported that 3 suspects were able to successfully steal a Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from the Seberang Perai Utara district HQ. Now Sinar Harian has reported more details that not only are all 3 suspects tested positive for drugs but it might also turn into a kidnapping case.As you know, on Saturday 2 brothers, aged 28 and 32, posed as policemen from the information technology resources unit to gain access to the Civic MPV under the pretext of inspecting the das

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 27, 2020

In Vietnam standardised number plates is a must, this is how drivers are avoiding surveillance

Now that Vietnam has introduced a new camera surveillance system on one of their highways, drivers are doing their best to avoid getting caught by masking their number plates or even using fake ones to cover up their original license plates.The new surveillance system was installed on the Noi Bai – Lao Cai Expressway, the system is similar to that of the automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) camera system in China.Unlike in Malaysia, Vietnam has a standardised number plate system so it

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 6, 2021

8 years jail for suspects that caused fatal Aruz-Waja-Myvi cop car crash in Johor

On November 1st, news of a high-speed car chase resulting in the death of a young constable in Johor went viral. The suspects who got away at that time have now been charged with multiple offences with the heaviest penalty being 8 years in jail and a RM 30,000 fine.According to previous reports, the police officers first gave chase when they came across the Perodua Myvi that was driving around suspiciously. During the chase, the Proton Waja patrol vehicle clipped the Myvi and spun before landing

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 13, 2020

Malaysian Army gets their latest machinery, 40 units of the Honda Civic 1.8S

It looks like we have a new sheriff in town. Okay, it’s actually the military version of a sheriff but Honda Malaysia has just delivered 40 units of the Honda Civic 1.8S to the Malaysian Army.These units will be used for the purpose of law enforcement and policing duties by the Royal Military Police Corps (MP). It’s the first time Honda Malaysia has presented a Honda model to the Malaysian Army.Previously, the Royal Malaysian Police Force (PDRM) had also chosen the Honda Civic as the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 10, 2020

Wapcar Morning Insiders (Sep. 25, 2019)

Today is Wednesday, Sep. 25  Local News Proton launches new logo and tagline, X70 CKD first to receive new logoTwo years after partnering with Geely, Proton announced today a new logo today and new tagline to mark a new chapter in the company's growth.The new, almost 'Thundercat-like' logo, is an evolution of Proton's current Malaysian tiger motive design, but has been polished further to emphasize the four core elements of the brand's messa

Tasia

Tasia

Sep 25, 2019

Are these the best 4 Malaysian police cars ever?

We’ve seen a Nissan GTR police car, a Lamborghini Police car, and even a Porsche 911 Police car elsewhere in the world. They are the kind of cars that make little kids want to become police officers. Police cars need to be fast so they could respond to emergency situations swiftly. They don’t have to be supercar fast, but some grunt is appreciated by our boys in blue.This year, the Malaysian police force started using the Honda Civic in their fleet of Mobile Patrol Vehicles (MPV). Yo

Arif

Arif

Sep 17, 2020

Proton X70 dalam seragam polis yang berbeza! Untuk pangkat yang berbeza?

Proton X70Umum sedia maklum mengenai penggunaan Proton X70 oleh pegawai polis di seluruh Malaysia. Namun begitu, terdapat perbezaan stiker dekal kali ini. Nampak lebih 'biru'. Adakah anda dapat lihat perbezaannya?Selain daripada Proton X70, Honda Civic turut digunakan oleh pihak polis. Baru-baru ini, Polis Perak telah menerima sebanyak 44 unit Honda Civic. Penggunaan kedua-dua kereta ini adalah untuk meningkatkan mutu servis oleh pihak PDRM.Proton X70 ini mungkin sebahagian dalam 197 uni

Haris

Haris

Aug 24, 2020

Autobots, roll out! This is how Japan's undercover police cars drop their disguises

They look just like any normal car on the road, but with a flip of a switch, they turn into police cars to chase down baddies.These cars are known as unmarked police cars. They are used to keep an eagle eye in the streets of Japan on any wrongdoings that official police cars missed.How a standard Japanese police car looks likeAnother reason why Japan uses unmarked patrol cars is because the standard police cars are just too easy to spot and it is human nature to start looking innocent to prevent

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 15, 2021

Remember that Honda Civic Type R that was given to the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong?

Last year, Honda Malaysia presented the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong with a Honda Civic Type R FK8 as his escort car. The car is now officially registered and social media users can’t stop swooning over it when photos of it on duty surfaced on the internet.The Civic Type R escort car was a gift to His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda The Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah in celebration of his

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 19, 2020

2020 Honda Civic 1.8L NA vs 1.5L Turbo, worth paying more for the power?

The 2020 Honda Civic has two engine options – a 1.8-litre naturally aspirated (NA) engine and a 1.5-litre turbocharged unit. Now, should you pay more to get the turbocharged Honda Civic or go for the cheaper Honda Civic 1.8 S?Prices without SST for 1.8 S, 1.5 TC, and 1.5 TC-P are RM 109,326, RM 125,081 and RM 134,661 respectively. Valid until 31 December 2020.The answer is - as is often the case – it depends.Do you really need the extra power?If your daily commute involves minimal hi

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 18, 2020

Tesla Model 3 joins Indonesian Police fleet in effort to promote EVs

In an effort to promote the use of electric vehicles in Indonesia, the Indonesian police force will be using a Tesla Model 3 in its fleet of patrol vehicles.The Tesla Model 3 was received from Prestige Motorcars as a loaner unit. Prestige Motorcars is an official distributor for Tesla cars in Indonesia and is in full support of the Indonesian government’s push for EVs.The Tesla Model 3 in question is the only unit in the fleet right now. Rifat Sungkar and Effendy Gunawan (from Ikatan Motor

Arif

Arif

Mar 1, 2021

Jaga-jaga penjenayah, kereta polis Proton X70 sudah mari!

Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) sebelum ini melengkapkan senjata mereka dengan kuasa i-VTEC oleh Honda Civic polis yang sering dilihat sejak kebelakangan ini. Kini, giliran Proton X70 pula untuk mengukuhkan senjata polis di Malaysia.Seperti yang pernah dilaporkan, kita pernah melihat SUV kegemaran Malaysia dalam pakaian seragam polis. Terima kasih kepada rakan kami di Funtasticko, kini nampaknya SUV tersebut bakal digunakan secara umum.Imej daripada FuntastickoBerdasarkan gambar ini, SUV polis ini

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 13, 2020

Honda Civic extends civic duty in assisting Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs

Once again, the Honda Civic has been selected to do its civic duty in assisting another Malaysian governing body. This time 16 units of the highly popular C-segment sedan have been delivered to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP).Just like the units sent to our boys in blue and gentlemen in green, the Civic 1.8 S was selected by KPDNHEP as their fleet vehicle in their daily enforcement duties.Sure, it’s not turbocharged but our officers will still be able to perfo

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 24, 2020

Watch out criminals! The Proton X70 police cars are on their way!

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) have already armed themselves with the power of i-VTEC with the Honda Civic police cars that can be seen patrolling across Malaysia. Now, it’s the turn of the mighty Proton X70!As we had reported previously, we have seen images of Malaysia’s favourite SUV in its police uniform but now thanks to our friends at Funtasticko, it appears that their policing duties might begin sooner.Image provided by FuntastickoBased on the photos, we see the police SUVs

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 13, 2020

VinFast unveils Vietnam's first luxury SUV based on the BMW X5

VinFast, Vietnam’s first local carmaker founded by the country’s richest man, has taken its first luxury foray with the unveiling of the VinFast President. The luxury SUV will cost a whopping $ 164,000 (that’s RM 684,716) and limited to only 500 units.The President is VinFast’s very ambitious project to go up against SUVs like the Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrol. Ambitious because, like the rest of the world, the country is currently experiencing an economic downtur

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 9, 2020

BMW X5 Crash on NKVE: From driving machine to flying machine

By now you've would've seen the video of an accident involving a BMW X5 on the North Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE). In the dashcam video, you can clearly see from the driver's point-of-view, that traffic ahead was braking - easily 200 metres ahead - due to an earlier accident. There were also blue warning lights from a Police patrol bike on the left and a man furiously waving his flashlight on the right.   (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByT

Jason

Jason

Jun 16, 2020

Police officers under investigation for drag racing their Dodge Chargers

The Dallas County Sheriff Office is currently facing an unusual, and rather massive, dilemma following a viral video of 2 police cars drag racing on one of Dallas’ most popular drag strips.Two deputy sheriffs from Dallas County, Texas are currently facing charges for unauthorised drag racing with their Dodge Charger patrol vehicles on the popular drag racing strip Yello Belly in Grand Prairie, Texas.According to the Sheriff Office, they had no knowledge of the drag race until they saw

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 10, 2020

KPDNHEP pilih Honda Civic FC 1.8S sebagai kenderaan rasmi mereka!

Honda Malaysia hari ini mengumumkan penghantaran sejumlah 16 unit kereta jenis Honda Civic 1.8S kepada Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna Malaysia (KPDNHEP) yang telah memilih Honda Civic sebagai kenderaan armada bagi Kementerian itu.Ini merupakan kali pertama Honda Malaysia mempersembahkan model Honda kepada KPDNHEP. Pengarah Urusan dan CEO Honda Malaysia, En. Toichi Ishiyama berkata Honda Malaysia cukup berbesar hati yang KPDNHEP telah memilih Civic sebagai kereta pili

Mersita

Mersita

Dec 24, 2020

Shine no more - KWSP i-Sinar used by Malaysian to transport drugs worth RM 22k

Police has arrested a man from Kedah after they discovered over 1.5 tonnes of ketum leaves in a 3-tonne lorry that he rented with his i-Sinar KWSP funds.Pendang police chief, Deputy Superintendent Arriz Sham Hamezah told reporters that the 34-year-old suspect was on the way to Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, from Kuala Nerang, Kedah, when his smuggling ways were discovered by the police at 12.45 am on 22 January 2021.According to Arriz Sham, police officers were conducting a crime prevention patrol w

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 22, 2021

What’s inside each and every Police Honda Civic?

Back in 2020, we reported that Honda Malaysia will be supplying the Honda Civic 1.8 S as police cars, various details regarding the police cars have surfaced, including its 4K digital video recorders (DVR).But that’s just the DVR, what about other police-specific equipment?Also Read: Watch out, PDRMs Honda Civic FC gets 4K DVRsThanks to a post by “Polis Daerah Johor Bahru Selatan”, we now have a glimpse into the various equipment found in the Civic.Among the equipment that is s

Eric

Eric

Mar 19, 2021

Penangan lambang H, samseng curi Honda Civic polis demi awek!

Sebuah kereta peronda jenis Honda Civic MPV (mobile patrol vehicle) di Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah (IPD) Seberang Perai Utara (SPU) telah dicuri oleh seorang lelaki yang bertindak berani. Honda Civic 1.8S milik PDRM tersebut baru sahaja diterima beberapa bulan lepas dan mudah dikenali orang awam.Suspek dikatakan menyamar menjadi anggota polis dengan berpura-pura mahu memeriksa kenderaan MPV berkenaan. Kejadian disedari pada jam 9.40 malam dan gerakan memburu telah dilakukan oleh pihak PDRM.Pada jam

Haris

Haris

Oct 26, 2020