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Renault Espace F1 1994 – MPV dengan 820 PS dan tahap kelajuan 317 km/j!

Pada tahun 1994, pengeluar kenderaan Renault ingin menyambut ulangtahun MPV Renault Espace yang ke-10. Jika anda tidak tahu atau pernah dengar apa itu Renault Espace, anda ingat tak suatu ketika dulu pihak Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Kuala Lumpur dan KL Sentral ada sebuah MPV yang diberi nama Enviro 2000? Haa…itu asalnya sebuah Renault Espace. Berbalik semula pada rencana kita, Renault ingin melakukan sesuatu yang luar biasa untuk mempromosikan kejayaan Renault Espace mereka. Ketika itu, Renau

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Jul 19, 2020

1994 Renault Espace F1 - 820 PS and 317 km/h in a 7-seater

What do you do when it’s your model’s 10th-year anniversary? And it’s a special one at that - the successful Espace, in Renault’s case. Remember the Enviro 2000 MPVs back in KLIA and KL Sentral? Yeah, that’s essentially a Renault Espace, albeit a newer version. Anyway, back to the topic at hand. Renault thought they needed to do something special to commemorate a decade of the Espace. Just a couple of colour changes? Nah...too simple. Back then, Renault was working with Matra (Mécanique Aviation


Jul 25, 2020

Up to 90 percent discount on selected parts for selected Renault models

TC Euro Cars (TCEC), the sole franchise holder of Renault vehicles in Malaysia, has announced a clearance campaign offering up to 90 percent savings on selected parts for selected vehicles starting 1 November till 31 December 2020 or while stock lasts. On top of the special offer on parts, customers who choose to replace or install the purchased parts at Renault authorised service centres will receive the following benefits: Fifty percent (50%) discount on labour charges, free inspection and fre


Nov 4, 2020

From a rare LaFerrari to one-off Pagani Zonda, what other exotic cars do F1 drivers own?

Recently, we reported that there are at least 2 buyers of the Mercedes-AMG Project One Concept car in Malaysia and that has refreshed our minds about this upcoming hypercar that was co-developed by Sir Lewis Hamilton himself. Once production starts, one of 275 units is going to take up space in Hamilton’s garage but that got us thinking, what other exotic cars do Formula 1 drivers own? Note: We’re limiting this list to the drivers that will be returning to the F1 grid this year. Lewis Hamilton –


Feb 16, 2021

F1 is bringing sexy back in 2021

The F1 scene will see a momentous change come 2021 with new regulations and completely redesigned cars. Let us take a brief walk through the changes. Most noticeable change would be the departure to a more fluidic design that seamlessly blends the halo crash protection bar. The wheels get upsized to 18-inch with lower profile tyres, increasing sidewall stiffness. It’s not just for looks, a solution was needed to reduce the loss of downforce and effects of dirty air when driving right behind anot


Nov 4, 2019

2-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso to return in 2021?

A source has told BBC that the Renault F1 Team will soon be announcing Fernando Alonso’s return to the French team. Rumours of the two-time World Champion’s return have been circulating since 2019 when the media caught wind that Alonso is in talks with Renault in November. It didn’t help that the Renault F1 Team started uploading photos of Alonso in his glory days onto their various social media platforms. The rumours were further fuelled when Alonso’s adviser and former Team Principal of the Re


Jul 8, 2020

Renault Malaysia updates all Renault Subscription plans

TC Euro Cars (TCEC) announce today that the subscriptions for Fixed and Switch Plans have both been adjusted to better meet customers’ needs. The annoucenment came after the distributor expanded the Renault Subscription Trial Plan to offer unlimited sign-ups. The Fixed Plan now allows the Renault Captur and Renault Koleos models to be subscribed for 3 years. Previously, only the Renault Megane R.S. 280 Cup was available for 3-year subscriptions. The monthly rates under the Fixed Plan still inclu


Apr 27, 2020

Ferrari dedah pernah 'pancing' Valentino Rossi untuk berlumba di F1

Sebelum membuat kejutan menyertai pasukan satelit, Petronas Yamaha SRT, legenda MotoGP Valentino Rossi hampir menyertai kancah perlumbaan elit empat roda, Formula Satu (F1). Pendedahan itu dibuat bekas Presiden Ferrari, Luca di Montezemolo dalam satu temuramah, baru-baru ini di mana dia benar-benar serius ingin membawa jaguh Itali itu berlumba bersama pasukan Sauber pada 2004. Ia adalah tempoh di mana Ferrari bersama legendanya, Michael Schumacher sedang mendominasi arena F1 dengan pasukan Saube


Feb 4, 2021

Renault offers more savings with new Renault Pre-Owned Subscription

TC Euro Cars (TCEC) has had the Renault Subscription in place offering an alternative to traditional car ownership for some time now. But, in light of uncertain times ahead, TCEC is offering more savings by introducing a new Renault Pre-Owned Captur Subscription plan. Like the standard subscription that TCEC offers, the Pre-Owned Subscription is a 1-year plan that is offered at RM 1,299 per month inclusive of road tax, insurance, regular servicing and annual mileage cap of 20,000 km with a pre-o


Apr 25, 2020

Renault Subscription contributes to over than 50% of Renault Malaysia's sales

TC Euro Cars (TCEC), distributor of Renault vehicles in Malaysia, introduced Renault Subscription in August 2019, and since then, the flexible car ownership plan has taken over more than 50 per cent of Renault’s retail sales in Malaysia. The subscription plan has far exceeded TCEC’s expectation and CEO Wong Hoe Mun expressed his surprise at the wide acceptance of the plan by the customers. This is prove that Malaysians welcomes the idea of flexible ownership so they are not lock-down by long ter


Apr 27, 2020

Sanitise your Renault at the Renault service centre in PJ

In line with the government’s call for a new normal where sanitisation and disinfection is the norm, TC Euro Cars (TCEC) has introduced the special Renault Sanitisation Campaign. The service is a free complimentary sanitisation package available to all Renault owners who sends their cars to the Renault 4S Centre in Petaling Jaya for their scheduled service. The package will cover sanitisation of high-touch contact points, fogging of the cabin, and air-conditioner evaporator as well as disinfecti


May 19, 2020

Want another Malaysian F1 driver? Wait for another 20 years, says SIC CEO

Malaysia needs some 15 to 20 years before local talent is polished enough to re-enter Formula 1, says Azhan Shafriman Hanif, CEO of Sepang International Circuit. So far, Alex Yoong is the only Malaysian who’s set foot in F1, and he last raced in 2002. Azhan also mentions that efforts to find and cultivate local talents who can eventually race in F1 isn’t a short term project. “There is a tendency to hurry a racer to climb from one category to another, instead time should be given for them to hon


Jul 24, 2020

Mercedes-AMG F1 team makes a joke about the Suez Canal blockage

After the thrilling success of the 2021 Formula 1 season opener in Bahrain, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team took time off to celebrate their win by making light of the Suez Canal blockage with a funny photo. Also read: Xiaomi releases Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team scooter; Lewis’ new pitlane ride The photoshopped image depicts Valterri Bottas’ 77 car on the side of the canal hooked up to the stranded cargo ship that was blocking the Suez Canal in Egypt with the captions "Don't worry. We've got


Mar 30, 2021

Check out these McLaren F1 edition Klipsch extreme sports earphones

It has been a while since we last saw the McLaren Formula 1 team collaborate with other brands to make some exclusive (and functional) merchandise for us to consume. But now, the team has broken their streak with a special collaboration with audio brand Klipsch and the result is a special pair of McLaren F1 earphones. Known as the Klipsch T5 II True Wireless Sport McLaren edition, the earphones and case are decorated with the hallmark Papaya Orange strip and carbon fibre accents. The earphones a


Jul 17, 2020

New Sepang Circuit CEO supports return of F1 – if the offer is good

The recently appointed SIC chief executive officer, Azhan Shafriman Hanif, said he would support the idea to host Formula One (F1) race again in the future, provided if the “offer is good”. “It is not on my top priority at the moment, but if the opportunity comes by [to host F1 again] and the offer is good, I’m very supportive of this idea because this event (F1) brings the branding part of Malaysia," he told local publication Bernama, recently. He added, “Let’s say if we agree to host the F1 ra

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Apr 20, 2020

Pelumba F1 negara baru? Tunggu 20 tahun lagi, kata CEO Litar Antarabangsa Sepang (SIC)

Sebelum bersaing semula di dalam sukan Formula 1 (F1), kita memerlukan sekurang-kurangnya 15 hingga 20 tahun lagi bagi mendidik dan mencari bakat tempatan. Ini adalah kenyataan yang dibuat oleh Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Litar Antarabangsa Sepang (SIC), Azhan Shafriman Hanif. Setakat ini, hanya Alex Yoong kekal sebagai pelumba tempatan yang pernah bersaing di kejuaraan Formula 1 dimana kali terakhir dia memandunya adalah pada tahun 2002. Azhan juga berkata projek untuk mendidik dan mencari bakat te

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Jul 23, 2020

Xiaomi releases Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team scooter; Lewis’ new pitlane ride

We’ve found Lewis Hamilton’s new pitlane ride in the form of this special edition Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 made in partnership between Xiaomi and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team. The scooter will feature the Mercedes team’s black and silver colour scheme paired with the signature petroleum green accent. Basically, that’s about the differences between the special edition Mercedes-AMG Petronas scooter and the standard Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2. And for that difference you will have to fork out


Feb 9, 2021

Like this chequered Renault Captur Trophy? It’s a limited edition

The Renault Captur is now sportier than ever with the introduction of a new Limited Edition Captur Trophy. It's still sold at the same price as the standard Captur, at RM 107,980. It’s easily recognisable thanks to the Vibrant Orange Trophy colour, similar to the tones you often catch the Renault Megane R.S in. Cosmetic differences from the standard Captur include a sporty front and rear bumper spoiler painted in gun metal colour, paired with 3D chequered flag decals. Renault has also added hand


Nov 12, 2019

Red Bull Racing still powered by Honda, to build F1 engines in-house

At the end of the haphazard 2020 Formula 1 season, Honda announced that they will be pulling out of the sport after the 2021 season to focus on their carbon neutral target. This left Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri looking for a new engine supplier. But the teams and Honda has reached a new agreement that will see Honda continue to supply engines until 2025. Honda’s decision to continue on in the sport stems from various factors, one of which is an agreement for Red Bull to take on the o


Feb 16, 2021

Renault Subscription Trial Plan now open for unlimited sign-ups

TC Euro Cars (TCEC) announced today adjustments to their successful Renault Subscription plans with the expansion the Renault Subscription Trial Plan. In light of the continuing fight against the coronavirus, TCEC has decided to expand on the Renault Subscription Trial Plan to allow unlimited sign-ups. The plan was originally a one-time-only week-long subscription plan created for interested customers to test out the Renault Captur before settling on a fixed plan. As the current fight against th


Apr 27, 2020

You can now subscribe to the new Renault Koleos

The facelifted Renault Koleos is now open for booking and subscription. With the 4WD dropped, the lineup has been revised to two variants - Koleos and Koleos Signature priced at RM 179,888 and RM 189,888 respectively. Buyers who are concerned with depreciation or long-term loan tenure may opt for the subscription method for either a one-year or two-year period. Changes on the exterior include revised front and rear bumpers as well as new wheels, top spec Koleos Signature gets 19-inch alloys whil


Oct 31, 2019

What is the Renault Relax campaign and what does it cover?

To offer Renault customers an extra peace of mind, TC Euro Cars (TCEC) has introduced the Renault Relax campaign that offers special discounts on tyres and batteries. TCEC is also announcing an extension of Renault car warranties during the MCO period. The Renault Relax campaign offers savings for two important components that easily suffers from wear and tear. For Renault owners who need to change their batteries, they will receive a 10 percent on purchase under the campaign. This offer only ap


Apr 20, 2020

TCEC is working on a new Renault App for your car

At a virtual press briefing hosted by TC Euro Cars (TCEC) yesterday, CEO Wong Hoe Mun revealed that the distributor is in the process of building a new mobile application for all Renault cars. The revelation came after the announcement of the expansion and updated Renault Subscription plans. The phone application is just another way for TCEC to add to the benefits of subscribing to a Renault. At the press conference, Wong stated that the application is part of their digitalising efforts like the


Apr 28, 2020

Renault Clio overtakes Volkswagen Golf as Europe’s best-selling car

According to Jato Dynamic’s monthly report, the Renault Clio, with 24,915 units registered, has dethroned the Volkswagen Golf, which recorded 24,735 registrations, as the best-selling car in Europe in February 2020. Based on the collected statistics, the effect of Covid-19 has yet affected car sales in Europe the previous month. February registered a 7 percent drop in car sales compared to 7.6 percent in January though analysers are anticipating a larger drop in coming months. But the more shock


Apr 2, 2020

Pre-owned Renault Captur for RM 60k, SUV for price of Myvi?

TC Euro Cars (TCEC), the sole franchise holder of Renault vehicles in Malaysia, announced a sales promotion on limited units of the Renault Captur lifestyle crossover for brand-new and pre-owned units starting now till 31 December 2020. Customers who purchase a brand-new Renault Captur, priced at RM105,289, will enjoy five years of manufacturer’s warranty and regular maintenance service for free in addition to an overtrade value of RM20,000 (with trade-in of an existing vehicle). A cash rebate o


Nov 26, 2020

Owner Review: An Overlooked French Gem – The Renault Fluence

** This article is the personal experience of a 2017 Renault Fluence owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar. Suhaimi Fariz To be honest when I first looked at the Renault Fluence, I never really intended to buy a new car. I was driving a 2014 Kia Picanto at the time and was perfectly happy with it. Indeed, when I went to the Renault Showroom in Section 13 PJ one Saturday afternoon it was more to check the car out and see what it was all about which is something that I do ofte

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Sep 16, 2020

Michael Schumacher's son Mick to race for Haas F1 team in 2021

It’s official! Mick Schumacher has secured a race seat in Formula 1! The 21-year-old will be racing for the Haas F1 team alongside Russian driver, Nikita Mazepin. The young drivers will form the all-new line-up for the American outfit, replacing current duo Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen. Schumacher is currently leading the ongoing Formula 2 Championship season by 14 points, winning 2 races among 10 podiums. Mazepin, meanwhile, sits third in the championship with 2 wins in the bag as well.


Dec 2, 2020

Stressful - Renault Sales Dropped 6.7% In The First Half Of The Year

A few days ago, Renault Group officially released its sales report for the first half of 2019. Data show that sales of Renault Group were 1,938,579 units from January to June this year, down 6.7% year on year, and its global market share was 4.4%. In the European market, Reynolds sales were roughly the same as in the same period last year, but in Africa, the Middle East and India, sales fell by 27.7%. In response, Oliver Murguet, member of the Renault Group Executive Committee and Vice President


Jul 24, 2019

Renault Captur ‘pre-owned’ hanya RM 60k, harga Perodua Myvi untuk sebuah SUV?

Renault Malaysia mengumumkan promosi jualan untuk crossover Renault Captur yang bergaya. Promosi ini merangkumi unit baru dan unit yang telah didaftarkan (pre-owned). Tawaran secara terhad ini bermula sekarang sehingga 31 Disember 2020 dan hanya ditawarkan khusus di Semenanjung Malaysia. Pelanggan yang membeli Renault Captur baru yang bernilai RM 105,289 akan menerima jaminan dan servis percuma selama 5 tahun. Pada masa yang sama, pembeli akan menerima nilai tambahan sebanyak RM 20,000 sekiranya


Nov 26, 2020

In Brief: Renault Koleos Signature – Is it worth RM180K?

2016 was the year Harambe got shot, the Brexit referendum happened, and the last pre-COVID-19 Olympics took place. It was also the year the Renault Koleos was launched in Malaysia not long after its world debut. Sharing similar styling with the Renault Megane and Talisman, the Koleos received its most recent facelift last year. At RM 182,867 the 2WD Renault Koleos Signature is more expensive than the Mazda CX-5, the Honda CR-V, and the Subaru Forester. Under the hood is a 2.5-litre naturally-asp


Sep 2, 2020