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Sime Darby Auto Hyundai GDSI (Bangsar)
First showroom in Klang Valley with Hyundai’s Global Dealership Space Identity
New design identity is inspired by nature and features an open showroom with floor-to-ceiling glass walls and vertical greens in the interior
Posted on April 19, 2015 6:20 pm
First-ever BMW World Malaysia is on this weekend in Kuala Lumpur
3-day exhibition includes 6 new vehicles as well as an experiential showcase of the brand’s landmark concept vehicles for the first time in Asia
Posted on April 18, 2015 11:53 am
Round 2 of Nissan UEFA Champions League Campaign underway
Another chance to win an all-expenses paid to watch the Final of the UEFA Champions League in Germany, plus a special campaign where you can get a NISMO aerokit for just RM1
Posted on April 18, 2015 10:53 am

First Look

2015 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
2015 Hyundai Veloster Turbo 1.6
Uniquely-designed 1+2-door coupe now comes with 1.6-litre turbocharged engine which produces 186 ps/265 Nm. Prices start at under RM150,000 (excluding insurance) with the non-turbo variant available for under RM131,000.
Posted on April 19, 2015 4:21 pm
2015 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso
Multiple award-winning MPV joins Citroen range for Malaysian market
Posted on April 17, 2015 5:01 pm
2015 Volvo XC90 Excellence – a limousine SUV
Normally a 3-row SUV, this XC90 variant has only 2 rows, creating a very spacious seating area for the rear passengers
Posted on April 16, 2015 7:51 am

World News

Joint-venture with Goldstar Heavy Industries to expand Lotus business in China
Collaboration seeks to accelerate the development of Lotus cars in the premium sports segment in China, leveraging on the incentives offered by the Fujian Provincial Government.
Posted on April 19, 2015 2:11 pm
First details of the Rolls-Royce SUV
Rolls-Royce won't call it a 'SUV' but it will have all-terrain capability and still feel like a Rolls-Royce off-road. And it won't look like this prototype at all.
Posted on April 12, 2015 8:22 am
Shell’s Project M to create a practical global city car
Shell, in collaboration with the legendary race and road car designer Professor Gordon Murray and engine specialist Osamu Goto, will co-engineer an ultra-compact, efficient car for city use
Posted on April 11, 2015 7:42 pm

Product News

Perodua GearUp
Perodua to sell its own brand of car accessories
Perodua GearUp accessories offer high-quality items for owners to personalise their car, initially the Axia
Posted on April 16, 2015 5:36 pm
Goodyear Assurance DuraPlus launched in Malaysia
An even tougher DuraPlus tyre with the same 100,000-km claim
Posted on April 14, 2015 8:50 pm
Shell Pure Plus Technology helped Ferrari win F1 race in Malaysia
Shell Pure Plus Technology gave the F1 Ferraris an edge to win the race at Sepang recently
Posted on April 3, 2015 1:24 pm

Featured News

Nippon Paint
CAR COLOUR OF THE MONTH: How Ms Kawada’s Camry was transformed
The process of transformation which took about 2-3 weeks gave the Toyota Camry a completely different image
Posted on April 18, 2015 10:00 pm
CAR COLOUR OF THE MONTH: NIPPON PAINT’s Revo-Revolution Rusty Red (14M-308RM)
A brand new image for Makiko Kawada’s Toyota Camry
Posted on April 11, 2015 6:31 am
2015 Bangkok International Motor Show in pictures
One of two motorshows held in Thailand each year, the event this year saw few all-new models was was still strongly supported by the auto industry
Posted on March 29, 2015 8:50 pm

Test Drive

Mazda SKYACTIV Clean Diesel Challenge
Over 1,000 kms on one tank of fuel with the Mazda2
The superior fuel efficiency of Mazda's SKYACTIV technology is proven in the Mazda SKYACTIV Clean Diesel Challenge
Posted on April 14, 2015 10:55 am
Driving impressions of the new Toyota Camry 2.0
Is the appeal of the new Camry increased with the new looks and a new engine? We drove the Camry 2.0 briefly to find out
Posted on April 8, 2015 4:17 pm
2015 Honda HR-V – our first driving impressions
Honda's enters a new segment of the SUV market and sets the benchmark for others to follow
Posted on February 5, 2015 12:47 pm

Future Concept

2015 Citroen Aircross concept
Citroen Aircross concept
Citroen gives a preview of the new international concept SUV it will unveil at the coming Shanghai Motorshow
Posted on April 9, 2015 7:36 pm
Honda Civic Concept is a glimpse of next-generation model to be launched at the end of 2015
Sportiest design in the model's history, declares Honda of the next Civic generation, shown as a concept car before its launch at the end of 2015
Posted on April 5, 2015 10:52 am
2015 Kia Novo Concept
Bold, coupe-inspired styling hints at the design direction for the Korean brand’s next-generation compact vehicles
Posted on April 4, 2015 11:37 am

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

Big jump in March sales just before GST implementation
More people expected prices to rise, compared to those who believed that cars would be cheaper after April 1, and this pushed the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new registrations to its highest level in the past 12 months
Posted on April 17, 2015 5:53 pm
New vehicle sales by brand in February 2015
Despite being a shot month, February sales were better than usual, and Honda remained ahead of Toyota
Posted on March 30, 2015 10:33 pm
Marginal decrease in February new vehicle sales
In spite of being a short month, February sales were not a big drop from that of January
Posted on March 20, 2015 11:41 pm


F1: Results of 2015 Gulf Air Bahrain GP
Brake problems for both Mercedes racers but Hamilton wins again in the first night race of the season
Posted on April 20, 2015 12:53 am
F1: Starting positions for the 2015 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel to start from front row for fourth round of 2015 championship
Posted on April 19, 2015 12:12 am
F1: Results of 2015 Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix – Hamilton wins in China again
Lewis Hamilton wins again in China, extending early lead in championship after 3 rounds
Posted on April 12, 2015 4:02 pm


Exclusive Avengers Contest
NAME & WIN with Motor Trader! Exclusive Avengers Contest. Buy Motor Trader issue #728 at your nearest book store to join in the contest!
Posted on April 19, 2015 9:00 am
Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Movie Contest – 21 prizes to be won!
Marvel’s 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' will be in Malaysian cinemas from April 23, 2015 and in conjunction with this exciting movie, Motor Trader is running a special contest with many exclusive prizes to be won!
Posted on April 9, 2015 12:01 am
Suzuki Test Drive & Win Contest: Winner Announced
Suzuki Test Drive & Win Contest: Winner Announced
Posted on February 12, 2015 4:32 pm


Volkswagen banner
Save up to RM25,000 on Pre-Owned Volkswagens this festive season
Volkswagen dealers in Malaysia are offering rebates of up to RM25,000 on pre-owned vehicles, enabling you to acquire a Volkswagen for less
Posted on February 12, 2015 12:05 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

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


Buying and Selling
Buying and Selling Guide
Prior to choosing a new bike, one has to first decide on what type of motorcycle would suit him/her best. Everyone has a different set of requirement
Posted on April 6, 2015 4:21 pm

Motorcycle Road Tests

Ducati Scrambler Side
Cool Revival – Ducati Scrambler Test Ride
Stylish, fun, and easy-to-ride, the new Ducati Scrambler is set to thrill anyone who rides it. Cool Revival.
Posted on February 20, 2015 9:28 am

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