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QNEWS: 2014 Ford grants programme opens for submissions on September 1
RM150,000 in grants available for local projects dedicated to environmental protection, underscoring Ford’s ongoing commitment to Malaysia and its communities.
Posted on August 29, 2014 10:22 pm
QNEWS: New Lexus outlet opens in Ipoh, Perak
Second Lexus outlet opened in 4 months with a third one due to open in Melaka before the end of the year
Posted on August 29, 2014 4:28 pm
QNEWS: Top scorers in ASEAN NCAP tests given awards
The best scorers in each category of ASEAN NCAP's tests since its inception
Posted on August 29, 2014 4:09 pm

First Look

2014 Lamborghini Huracan
Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4 officially launched in Malaysia
Successor to the iconic Gallardo is now available with starting prices of around RM2.1 million (with tax)
Posted on August 23, 2014 6:48 pm
2014 BMW X4 launched in Malaysia
Smaller brother of the X6 to do battle in the premium compact crossover segment
Posted on August 21, 2014 5:45 pm
QNEWS: Latest Porsche 911 GT3 now in Malaysia
RM1.23 million for a performance capability of 3.5 seconds from 0m - 100 km/h and a top speed of 315 km/h
Posted on August 20, 2014 3:13 pm

World News

Honda Accord
QNEWS: Honda Accord and Civic most popular with thieves in America
Half of the models in America's Top 10 most stolen cars are Japanese makes
Posted on August 25, 2014 3:38 pm
QNEWS: Tesla offers 8-year warranty for electric powertrain
New warranty policy with 'infinite mileage' reflects belief that an electric powertrain is fundamentally more reliable than a conventional engine
Posted on August 18, 2014 3:13 pm
1962 Ferrari model becomes the most expensive car ever auctioned
Owned by the same person for the past 49 years, the Ferrari 250 GTO has been bought over for US$38,115,000
Posted on August 17, 2014 2:58 pm

Product News

Rolls-Royce Wraith in Forza Motorsport 5
QNEWS: Rolls-Royce Wraith available in Forza Motorsport 5
Videogamers can now also have a virtual experience driving the most powerful Rolls-Royce ever offered for sale
Posted on August 14, 2014 3:38 pm
Techron Concentrate Plus
'Detox' for your vehicle's engine, refreshing it performance-wise
Posted on July 14, 2014 4:31 pm
QNEWS: NissanConnect NISMO Plus to be standard in GT-R NISMO
Professional race car telemetry will be accessible to customers who buy the Nissan sportscar
Posted on July 1, 2014 3:25 pm

Featured News

Is this the modern day Beetle?
VW has dropped the price on the base model bug but is that enough to amplify the appeal to a point where it puts the new car within striking distance of the original?
Posted on August 23, 2014 10:47 am
Fact or Fiction?
We look at some of the more common myths of the automotive world and do out best to separate fact from fiction.
Posted on August 21, 2014 1:15 pm
1962 Ferrari model becomes the most expensive car ever auctioned
Owned by the same person for the past 49 years, the Ferrari 250 GTO has been bought over for US$38,115,000
Posted on August 17, 2014 2:58 pm

Test Drive

Mazda SKYACTIV-D Diesel engine
Driving impressions of the Mazda SKYACTIV-D diesel engine
We experience Mazda's advanced turbodiesel engine which, unfortunately, can't be offered in Malaysia because of the poor fuel quality
Posted on August 7, 2014 2:30 pm
Driving impressions – 2014 Mitsubishi ASX 4WD
The ASX may have been around a while but it is still one of the better SUVs and the 4WD variant can be highly recommended
Posted on July 5, 2014 6:59 am
Driving impressions – New Honda Jazz 3rd generation
We've driven the new Jazz in Thailand and we can provide you with the first impressions before the car is launched in Malaysia later this month
Posted on July 1, 2014 12:04 am

Future Concept

2014 McLaren P1 GTR
McLaren P1 GTR concept
Dramatic and purposeful design concept is a preview to the final model that will be 'the ultimate track-focused racer'
Posted on August 18, 2014 8:48 am
Toyota FT-1 Concept Version 2
Upscale interpretation of its sportscar concept has new interior styling and exterior colour
Posted on August 14, 2014 8:42 am
QNEWS: Toyota releases teaser for its Playstation racer (w/VIDEO]
Teaser video shows what could be a more radical evolution of the FT-1 concept car revealed in January
Posted on August 10, 2014 8:26 pm

Used Car Reviews

Inspect The Car
Inspect The Car, Make sure you get the seller's home phone number and meet them at their home address to inspect the car if you are buying from a private seller.
Posted on June 2, 2014 2:51 pm
USED CAR: 2002 – 2006 Toyota Camry
A safe choice with strong residual values
Posted on January 28, 2012 12:00 am
USED CAR: 2004 – 2009 Mazda3
Not an easy model to find but worth the search
Posted on January 3, 2012 12:00 am

Market Report

New vehicle sales by brand for July 2014
How each brand did as the second half of the year began
Posted on August 24, 2014 12:17 pm
Another month of higher sales in July
2.9% increase, but not surprising as it was the start of the festive season
Posted on August 19, 2014 9:17 pm
Brand positions after first 6 months of 2014
How each brand is doing after the first half of the year
Posted on July 24, 2014 5:23 pm


Infiniti Red Bull Racing
F1: Results of 2014 Belgium GP
Another win for Daniel Ricciardo as the Mercedes duo clash and Hamilton is put out of the race
Posted on August 24, 2014 10:24 pm
F1: Starting positions for 2014 Belgium GP
Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the seventh time this season. Race starts at 8 pm Malaysian time on Sunday night
Posted on August 23, 2014 9:22 pm
GRA National Autocross Rd 1
First round of the longest-running autocross series in Malaysia saw a good field of top-notch drivers taking part
Posted on August 23, 2014 11:11 am


BHP Dash & Win Contest
BHP Dash & Win Contest Check out Motor Trader issue #696 & #697 and Bike Trader issue #330 to participate. You may also print out this form to replace the original contest form.
Posted on August 19, 2014 9:48 am
Win Movie Merchandizes for Guardians Of The Galaxy (Closed)
Win Movie Merchandizes for Guardians Of The Galaxy
Posted on July 24, 2014 11:00 am


Motor Trader expands coverage with new ‘Northern Section’
Motor Trader expands coverage with new ‘Northern Section’
Posted on July 10, 2014 11:01 am
ONE Fighting Championship™- Warrior Spirit
ONE Fighting Championship™ continues its sold-out multi-city world tour with another massive event scheduled at the 15,000-seater Stadium Putra in Kuala
Posted on October 24, 2013 7:08 am
Motor Trader at One FC “Return of Warriors” in February 2013
You’re all welcome to come and witness the Muay Fit Motor Trader Fight Team battle for pride and glory at the next round of ONE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP!
Posted on January 25, 2013 12:00 am

More World News

Volvo's inflatable child seat
VOLVO Marks 50 Years Of Child Seat With Inflatable Design
IT IS 50 years since Volvo first introduced the rear-facing child seat to better protect children in cars.
Posted on April 19, 2014 12:36 pm
Young Women Risking Unsafe Lifts
THOUSANDS of young women are risking their lives and safety by accepting lifts from drivers they
Posted on April 19, 2014 12:32 pm
Mobile Phone Use Most Hated By Drivers
THE MOST HATED driving habit in the UK is using a mobile phone to call or text while behind the
Posted on April 19, 2014 12:31 pm

More Features

Dog seat belt
Dogs are family for most owners. They are treated with love and care, so it makes sense that they will come on family journeys too.
Posted on April 14, 2014 3:23 pm
Recent data shows that many cars are failing MoTs on easily-rectified faults. Follow this guide and avoid the pitfalls.
Posted on March 19, 2014 1:27 pm
NOWHERE will the age gap between you and your kids be more obvious than when choosing their first car.
Posted on March 18, 2014 11:44 am

Motorcycle Road Tests

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale
A class above ( Ducati 899 Panigale )
MIDDLEWEIGHT supersports bikes have been part of the Ducati range since the first 748, designed to appeal to macho sportsbike riders who want to buy into the Ducati brand without saddling themselves with the price tag of the larger version.
Posted on March 9, 2014 12:44 pm

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