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Local News

ETCM Merdeka Deals
QNEWS: Special deals on selected Nissan models
Special deals for the Navara, Grand Livina, Almera and Serena S-Hybrid until the end of September
Posted on August 22, 2014 10:24 pm
QNEWS: Mitsubishi Red Peak Challenge starts this weekend in Penang
Roadshow to demonstrate the capabilities of Mitsubishi 4x4 models
Posted on August 22, 2014 8:07 pm
National Day of Mourning
Nationwide one minute of silence to take place between 10:30 am and 11:15 am in memory of the passengers on MH17
Posted on August 22, 2014 6:40 am

First Look

2014 BMW X4
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
Latest Nissan Sylphy gets the IMPUL treatment
New package adds sportier looks as well as improved handling
Posted on August 19, 2014 8:01 am

World News

Tesla Model S
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
QNEWS: GM opens regional headquarters in Singapore
New headquarters to manage the company’s 5 brands – Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, Opel and Holden - in 6 markets
Posted on August 6, 2014 10:26 am

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

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
Jaguar builds a 1963 model again
51 years later, the company finally completes the Lightweight E-Type Project which produced race-winning cars in the 1960s
Posted on August 13, 2014 10:37 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

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
QNEWS: MAA increases annual sales forecast by 3.7% to 680,000 units
Improving global and domestic economy expected to encourage Malaysians to buy more new cars during second half of the year
Posted on July 23, 2014 10:21 am


QNEWS: Special victory for Proton in 2nd round of Malaysian Rally Championship
First time a 2WD 1600 cc car has won overall position in the 10-year history of the Malaysian Rally Championship
Posted on August 21, 2014 10:50 am
Audi R8 LMS Cup drivers to have close fight to the end
The drivers’ championship is very close now, with only 9 points between the top 4 drivers
Posted on August 20, 2014 9:05 am
QNEWS: 4th round of Asia Pacific Rally Championship in Johor this weekend
4th round of APRC will be run together with the 3rd round of the 10-year old Malaysian Rally Championship
Posted on August 15, 2014 9:57 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
Movie Passes Giveaway!: “Deliver Us From Evil” (CLOSED)
Deliver Us From Evil movie passes giveaway - Motor Trader
Posted on June 23, 2014 9:52 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

Photo Gallery

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