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BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Volvo S90 – mana paling berbaloi?

Sedan eksekutif seperti BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, dan Volvo S90 telah menerima kemaskini pada tahun lepas. Ketiga-tiga model facelift ni dikhabarkan tiba di Malaysia pada tahun ini. Tetapi sebelum itu, mari kita imbau kembali perbezaan buat ketiga-tiga saingan ini supaya lebih mudah untuk anda memilih diantara mereka. Bagi anda yang belum tahu, BMW 5 Series G30 didatangkan dengan varian: 520i Luxury – RM 318,589 530e M Sport – RM 333,692 530i M Sport – RM 372,061 Harga yang tertera ad


Jan 30, 2021

Volvo S60 CKD and S90 facelift delayed for Malaysia due to Covid-19

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) had a fantastic run in 2019 with a sales growth of 36.1%. There were also two model launches namely the Volvo XC60 (fully imported, CBU) and the Volvo XC90 facelift. The company previously announced its plans to introduce the locally-assembled (CKD) S60 T8 as well as the S90 facelift to the Malaysian market in 2020. However, these models will be delayed due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. Since the enforcement of Movement Control Order (MCO), all business operations inc

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Mar 31, 2020

Volvo S90 sold out in Malaysia, new facelift model to launch soon

A recent check on Volvo Car Malaysia’s website has shown that the pre-facelift Volvo S90 has been dropped from the local line-up, suggesting that the facelift model is coming sooner than later. The facelifted Volvo S90 made its regional debut in Thailand late last year, imported (CBU) from Malaysia. Also Read: Malaysia-assembled 2021 Volvo S90 facelift debuts in Thailand, ahead of us Will the facelift Volvo S90 get a new name? Seeing that the rest of Volvo Malaysia’s line-up now features the Rec


Mar 18, 2021

BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Volvo S90, which is the better buy?

The executive sedans - BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Volvo S90 - are due a facelift, all of which are expected to arrive sometime this year in Malaysia. But before that, let’s refresh our minds and see how they stack up against each other. To recap, there are 3 variants of the G30 BMW 5 Series currently available: 520i Luxury – RM 318,589 530e M Sport – RM 333,692 530i M Sport – RM 372,061 Prices stated are on-the-road without insurance, with SST exemption and extended warranty + free


Jan 25, 2021

Malaysia-assembled 2021 Volvo S90 facelift debuts in Thailand, ahead of us

The 2021 Volvo S90 facelift has arrived in Thailand, a regional debut made at the 2020 Thailand International Motor Expo. The Volvo S90 facelift is imported (CBU) from Malaysia, prices have yet to be announced. Changes on the exterior are subtle. There are new fog lights, a new spoiler design, new design elements in the taillamps and new bumpers with more pronounced chrome pieces. Inside, the upgraded Bowers and Wilkins audio system gets a new amplifier and automatic vehicle noise cancellation.


Dec 4, 2020

BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Volvo S90,谁更值得购买?

BMW 5 Series、Mercedes-Benz E-Classz和Volvo S90这三款行政级轿车很快都将推出改款车型,并且它们可能都会在今年内登陆我国。不过在这之前,让我们先刷新一下思路,将它们进行一次横向的对比吧。 总结一下,目前的G30 BMW 5 Series共有三个型号可选: 520i Luxury – RM 318,589 530e M Sport – RM 333,692 530i M Sport – RM 372,061 *上述价格为不含保险费用的落地价格,包含保固延期+免费服务包,并且已免除了SST(销售税),2021年6月前有效。 Mercedes-Benz E-Class同样有三个型号可选: E200 SportStyle Avantgarde – RM 318,270 E300 Exclusive – RM 367,062 E350 AMG Line – RM 384,523 *上述价格为不含保险费用的落地价格,并且已免除了SST(销售税),2021年6月前有效。 与上面的两者相同,Volvo S90也有三个型号可选: S90 T5 – RM 320,1


Jan 29, 2021

Volvo S90大马售罄,新改款车型即将推出

日前,我们从Volvo汽车的大马网站上了解到,改款前的Volvo S90车型已经在本地停售,这就说明,改款车型很快就要推出了。 去年年尾,Volvo S90的改款车型在泰国举行了地区发布会,并采用从马来西亚进口(CBU)的形式。 推荐阅读:Malaysia-assembled 2021 Volvo S90 facelift debuts in Thailand, ahead of us 改款Volvo S90会有新名字吗? 鉴于大马Volvo的其他车型都采用了Recharge(PHEV车型)的标志,大马版的Volvo S90改款车型很有可能也会换上相同的标志。 另外,从马来西亚进口的泰规版车型也同样换上了全新的Recharge车标。 推荐阅读:2021 Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge PHEV launched in Malaysia, from RM 242k 会有哪些动力规格可选? 图为T8 Recharge引擎 在全球范围内,Volvo S90的改款车型除了有搭载多具涡轮增压的汽油和柴油引擎的车型外,还追加了48V轻混动力版本。 因此,考虑到泰规车采用了与之前相同的


Mar 22, 2021

New 2020 Volvo S90 facelift revealed; mild hybrid option, upgraded B&W sound system

The 2020 Volvo S90 facelift, which is already confirmed for Malaysia, has just been revealed with a tweaked exterior design, 48-volt mild hybrid powertrain options, and a redeveloped Bowers & Wilkins sound system. Starting from the exterior, there are new fog lights, a new spoiler design, new design elements in the taillamps and new bumpers. Inside, the upgraded Bowers and Wilkins audio system gets a new amplifier, automatic vehicle noise cancellation and a new setting that alters the ambience.


Feb 21, 2020

Volvo’s designation explained, from T4 to T8, plus the new P8

The brand spanking new Volvo S60 was just launched in Malaysia last week, and it is only available in one variant - T8 R Design plug-in hybrid. When the XC90 and the XC60 was launched, both came in the same T8 plug-in hybrid variant with the T5 variant joining the range some time post-launch. As for the S90 and V90, they were the reverse with T5 and T6 variants arriving first and the T8 version joining later. Though Volvo Malaysia has since stopped selling the V90 here. So what do these Ts and n


Oct 29, 2019

Would you like a pre-reg Volvo S60 CBU for RM 22k less or a full price updated S60 CKD at RM 296k?

Volvo Car dealer Sisma Auto is having a special pre-reg Volvo car sale. From the Volvo S90 and even imported units of the Volvo S60 T8. These pre-reg cars are part of Sisma Auto’s approved used cars. The attractive deal includes a pre-registered Volvo S90 T5 selling at RM 81,888 less than the price of a new car. The T8 on the other hand would save buyers RM 124,200. Other than that, the Volvo XC40, Volvo XC90 T8+, and the Volvo S60 T8 CBU are also included in the special sale. We know that Volvo


May 18, 2020

Volvo S60 T8 vs Mercedes-Benz C300 vs BMW 330i, which is best for you?

The locally assembled (CKD) Volvo S60 T8 has arrived and now it is at level playing field with the Mercedes-Benz C300 and BMW 330i. These are the CKD compact executive sedans that you’re probably looking at if you’re in the market for one, and we’re here to help you find which is perfect for you. Let's get the prices out of the way first. The Volvo S60 T8 is priced between the two at RM 295,888, the Mercedes-Benz C300 is the priciest here at RM 304,888, and the BMW 330i is the least expensive at


May 19, 2020

Volvo cars now get 8-Year hybrid battery warranty at no extra charge

From 1 January 2020 onwards, all Volvo plug-in hybrids sold in Malaysia will be covered with an 8-Year warranty for the hybrid batteries with no extra charge. Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) is now the leader in hybrid battery warranty coverage for PHEVs in the premium segment. BMW Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Malaysia offer 6-Years/100,000 km warranty for their hybrid battery. According to Marketing and PR Director of VCM, Akhtar Sulaiman, this is their assurance to customers on Volvo’s electrified powe

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Jan 23, 2020

Volvo XC60 T5 vs T8 – Should you consider a hybrid?

There are 3 variants available for the Volvo XC60 – T5, T8 Inscription, and T8 Inscription Plus. Volvo XC60 T5 – RM 298,888 Volvo XC60 T8 Inscription – RM 333,888 Volvo XC60 T8 Inscription Plus – RM 343,888 The T8 variants are plug-in hybrid models while the T5 is solely powered by a combustion engine. Volvo XC60 To recap, the Volvo XC60 T5 is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine producing 254 PS and 350 Nm of torque. Drive is sent exclusively to the front wheels via an 8-speed


Aug 29, 2020

Volvo Malaysia drops teaser for all-new S60

Volvo Malaysia released a special teaser for the third generation S60 on their social media platforms and website. The impending return of the S60 was announced earlier this year at the MBM Resources (MBMR), the parent company of Volvo Car dealer Federal Auto. No other details about the car have been released yet but given Volvo Malaysia’s past track records, there is a possibility that the S60 will be launched in Malaysia as fully imported units assembled in the USA with a T6 AWD option and a T


Oct 4, 2019

Photo Library: 2020 CKD Volvo S60 T8 R-Design

The locally assembled Volvo S60 T8 R-Design is officially launched with a slight revision to the specifications. Now we’re bringing you to the showroom with photos we’ve taken after checking out the car ourselves. Volvo S60 It is mostly identical to the fully imported (CBU) model and from the outside, it is virtually impossible to tell them apart. Like the CBU unit, it is propelled by the T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain and finished in R-Design trim. Speaking of power, the T8 powertrain makes a com


May 27, 2020

In Brief: Volvo S60 T8 CKD, highlights and new features

Volvo Car Malaysia has just launched the Volvo S60 CKD earlier today. The locally-assembled (CKD) model will replace the previous USA-made, imported (CBU) model. Here's a quick summary of the new highlights and features of the CKD model. New to the Volvo S60 T8 CKD is the hands-free powered tailgate and Park Assist Pilot. A hands-free powered tailgate is pretty much self-explanatory. With the keys in your pocket, do a kicking motion under the rear bumper, step back away from the car when a short

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May 18, 2020

Semua kereta Volvo Malaysia (kecuali S90) dihadkan kelajuan sehingga 180 km/j sahaja!

Semalam, Volvo Cars Malaysia baru sahaja melancarkan Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge PHEV 2021. Ketika itu, kami perasan bahawa kelajuan maksimum buat SUV premium kompak tersebut dihadkan pada 180 km/j. Tanpa melengahkan masa, kami selidik dengan lebih menyeluruh. Rupa-rupanya, tetapan kelajuan maksimum sehingga 180 km/j bukanlah pada model ini sahaja. Malah, XC60 dan S60 juga telah ditetapkan begitu, kecuali Volvo S90. Untuk maklumat anda, perkara ini telah mencetuskan kontroversi di serata dunia. Seset


Feb 26, 2021

2020 Volvo S60 T8 PHEV CKD, what’s new and everything you need to know

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) has officially launched the locally-assembled (CKD) 2020 Volvo S60 T8 PHEV R-Design. This CKD variant replaces the previously USA-imported S60. Here’s a full rundown of the new Volvo S60 T8 CKD and help you decide whether is this your next perfect car: How much is the Volvo S60 T8 CKD? Priced at RM 295,888 (OTR without insurance), the CKD S60 is priced exactly as the CBU units. This is because VCM managed to secure duties exemption from the Malaysian Government for the C

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May 18, 2020

2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design, best value-for-money compact exec?

The locally-assembled (CKD) Volvo S60 T8 R-Design was launched in 2020 at identical price to the fully-imported (CBU) version – RM 295,888 (OTR with SST, without insurance). Price with SST exemption is RM 282,540, valid until 30 June 2021. Remind me again, what’s changed in the CKD model? Some were expecting a drop in price for the CKD model but as Volvo mentioned during the launch of the CBU version, it was already priced as a CBU. Features remained largely the same as well, save for a few item


Jan 10, 2021

WapCar writers’ favourite cars of 2020: Volvo S60 T8 R-Design

As you may already know, WapCar held the first-ever Car of the Year awards where you, our readers, get to decide which cars deserved to win. At the same time, each member of WapCar editorial team has also chosen his/her very own favourite car of the year. My pick was the Volvo S60 T8 R-Design. Let me start with a confession: the initial pick for my favourite car of the year was the G20 BMW 3 Series. That is, until I’ve spent a night with the Volvo S60 T8. And boy, was I glad to have experienced


Jan 14, 2021

All-new American made 2019 Volvo S60 adds Swedish flavour into a German game

( Model | Gallery ) Here to take on the Germans at their own game of compact executive sedans and after weeks of teasing, the all-new 2019 Volvo S60 is finally launched in Malaysia. Only one variant is available at launch - the T8 R-Design priced at RM 295,888 on-the-road without insurance. For those keen on buying one, better grab it quickly as this USA-made model (limited units) is already priced as a locally-assembled one, which is estimated to arrive in Q2 of 2020. The T8 plug-in hybrid powe


Oct 24, 2019

2020 Volvo S60 T8 CKD launched in Malaysia, same price, slight change in features

Volvo Cars Malaysia has just introduced the locally-assembled (CKD) Volvo S60 in Malaysia. The Volvo S60 CKD is priced from RM 295,888 (on-the-road, without insurance), same as the imported version. Like the imported sibling, the assembled-in-Shah Alam S60 features Volvo’s T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain, which is powered by a twincharged (supercharged and turbocharged) 2.0-litre engine mated to a plug-in hybrid system, allowing for a combined system output of 407 PS and 640 Nm. An 8-speed automati


May 18, 2020

COTY 2020: Volvo S60 T8, vote for your favourite Luxury Car of the Year!

Back in May 2020, Volvo Malaysia launched the 2020 Volvo S60 T8 CKD, priced the same as the imported version at RM 295,888 (SST included). Features remained largely the same as well, save for a few items like the removal of 12V socket in the boot and split folding seats. Vote HERE! Some were expecting a drop in price but as Volvo mentioned during the launch of the CBU version, it was already priced as a locally-assembled one. And that under RM 300k, no direct rivals come close to what it has to


Dec 30, 2020

Volvo S60 T8 CKD 2020 dilancarkan di Malaysia, harga sama dengan tambahan ciri menarik!

Volvo Cars Malaysia baru sahaja melancarkan Volvo S60 yang dipasang secara tempatan (CKD) di Malaysia. Volvo S60 CKD berharga dari RM 295,888 (harga atas jalan, tanpa insurans) sama seperti versi import. Volvo S60 Seperti model versi CBU, Volvo S60 yang dibuat di Shah Alam ini dilengkapi dengan tren kuasa hibrid plug-in Volvo T8 dan dikuasakan oleh enjin 2.0 liter berkembar (supercharged dan turbocharged) yang dipadankan dengan sistem plug-in hibrid. Kedua-duanya dijangka memberikan kombinasi ku


May 18, 2020

Volvo S60 T8 – sedan berkuasa yang layak menang Kereta Mewah Tahun 2020 WapCar - BM?

Pada bulan Mei 2020, Volvo Malaysia melancarkan Volvo S60 T8 CKD 2020 dengan harga yang sama dengan versi yang diimport pada harga RM 295,888 (termasuk SST). Ciri-ciri serta kelengkapan lebih kurang sama, cuma kini tiada soket 12V di but belakang dan tempat duduk boleh lipat. UNDI DISINI! Ada yang menjangkakan penurunan harga tetapi seperti yang disebutkan oleh Volvo semasa pelancaran versi CBU, harga sebelum ini memang mengikut harga pemasangan tempatan. Dengan harga di bawah RM 300 ribu, tidak

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Dec 31, 2020

2020 BMW 330e vs 2020 Volvo S60 T8 - Which is the better plug-in hybrid?

BMW Malaysia recently added the 2020 BMW 330e M Sport into the 3 Series range, priced at RM 264,413 (without SST). Meanwhile, the 2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design goes for RM 282,540 (without SST). We’ve yet to get our hands on the 2020 BMW 330e, so we won’t get into driving impressions. Instead, we’ll walk through the spec sheets of the 2020 BMW 330e M Sport and the Volvo S60 T8 R-Design. Performance - Volvo S60 T8 takes the cake Performance Comparison BMW 330e Volvo S60 T8 Engine 2.0L 4-cylinder 2.0


Dec 30, 2020

Review: Volvo S60 T8 R-Design – Much better than a Mercedes?

It’s tough work to create something astonishing. You have to combine the best resources, be far better than the competition, pay attention to every single detail, and leave a great and lasting impression. It would be a stretch to call the Volvo S60 T8 astonishing, but having tried it, I must say, it’s almost there. It’s a shame that some of us could not think beyond Mercedes-Benz or BMW when it comes to a luxury car. Yes, the three-point star is great for making an impression, and the Bavarian m


Jan 9, 2021

BMW X5 PHEV vs Volvo XC90 T8 - Which is the better buy?

BMW Malaysia recently unveiled the BMW X5 PHEV, priced from RM 440,745 (without SST). Meanwhile, the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Plus goes for RM 391,150 (without SST). Volvo XC90 We’ve yet to get our hands on the X5 so we won’t get into driving impressions. Instead, we’ll walk through the spec sheets of the BMW X5 xDrive45e and the Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Plus. Powertrain Underneath the bonnet of the BMW X5 xDrive45e lies a 3.0-litre B58 turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that does 286 PS


Jul 5, 2020

Ratings: 2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design - The best sports sedan in class

Having tested the Volvo S60 T8 R-Design last year, we have to say, we were quite impressed. The Volvo outperformed segment rivals like the Mercedes C-Class and BMW 3-Series when it came to ride comfort and luxury features. Well, now it is time to see how the Volvo S60 scores in our WapCar Ratings. 2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design: Driving Performance - 37/50 pts, More than enough power 2020 Volvo S60 T8 R-Design - Facts and Figures Engine 2.0-litre 4-cyl supercharged and turbocharged with hybrid syste


Mar 13, 2021

All Volvo models (except S90) in Malaysia, now come with a 180 km/h speed limiter

Hot on the heels of the introduction of the 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge PHEV on our shores, one can't help but notice that the top speed is now capped at 180 km/h. We did a little more digging and found that this also applied to the regular XC40 T5 R-Design, all variants of the XC60 and S60 sedan. Curiously, the S90 variants still have top speeds exceeding 180 km/h, for now. Also read: Volvo’s 180 km/h limit is so stupid, it’s actually brilliant, but remember Turbo Rolf? This, of course, has bee


Feb 25, 2021