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Driving impressions of the New Proton Perdana

Driving impressions of the New Proton Perdana

Text and pictures by Bryan Au As many would know by now that the Perdana is based on the 8th generation Honda Accord, albeit with a completely new exterior design. Key points to take note is the new ‘Proton wings’ grille which houses the roaring tiger logo and flanked by […]

Driving impressions: Hyundai Tucson 2.0 Executive

Driving impressions: Hyundai Tucson 2.0 Executive

Price range: from RM129,990 to RM142,632 (excluding insurance) Availability: Now Assembled in: Kedah, Malaysia Tech Highlights: 1999 cc 4-cylinder petrol DOHC 16-valve petrol engine with variable valve timing and direct injection, 155 ps/192 Nm, 6-speed automatic transmission (torque converter), multi-link rear suspension, front-wheel drive These days, you hear mostly good […]

Does RON100 make any difference to most engines?

Does RON100 make any difference to most engines?

Petron’s introduction of petrol with the highest octane ever offered in Malaysia – RON100 – is certainly an unusual move. In most other countries, RON100 is uncommon too although the company is selling it in the Philippines, its home market. It probably doesn’t  sell in huge volumes but it gives […]

Driving impressions – Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG

Driving impressions – Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG

Price: From RM328,888 without insurance | On sale: Now Tech Highlights : 1991 cc 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 4 valves per cylinder, direct fuel injection, intercooler; 211 bhp/350 Nm; 9-speed automatic transmission; 4MATIC all-wheel drive, multi-link front and rear suspension, electric power steering What is it? For those who […]

First driving impressions of the all-new Volvo XC90 T8

First driving impressions of the all-new Volvo XC90 T8

Just before the new Volvo XC90 was launched in Malaysia, Keegan Dorai took a long journey to the home of Volvo in Sweden to find out more about the new model and get the first driving impressions. Here’s what he thinks of Volvo’s latest flagship SUV…  A 14-hour journey to Sweden is […]

BMW M Track Experience Asia 2015 [w/VIDEOS]

BMW M Track Experience Asia 2015 [w/VIDEOS]

Mention the letter “M” to a BMW enthusiast and you’re likely to get a response ranging from envy to outright excitement. Even car enthusiasts who don’t have a BMW model on their phone or computer screens as wallpaper will usually have a form of respect for the M division and […]

First driving impressions of the all-new Mazda MX-5 1.5

First driving impressions of the all-new Mazda MX-5 1.5

Price: From RM220,000 (with 2-litre engine in Malaysia)| On sale: Now Tech Highlights (1.5-litre engine): 1496 cc 4-cylinder SKYACTIV petrol engine with 4 valves per cylinder, direct fuel injection and variable valve timing, 130 ps/150 Nm; 6-speed manual SKYACTIV transmission or 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission, multi-link rear suspension, electric […]