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Keeping old BMWs as good as new

Keeping old BMWs as good as new

Parts for the R24, originally introduced in 1948, are still being made by BMW Mobile Tradition The overwhelming majority of the worldwide fleet of classic BMWs – more than 200,000 cars and 70,000 motorcycles – are not parked in museums or gathering dust at the back of a house. BMW […]

BOOK REVIEW: MUSCLE CAR CONFIDENTIAL

NAMES like Dodge, Buick, Pontiac and Plymouth still stir up a sense of the elusive and mysterious in the UK. The American style muscle car never really took off over here. We had the Ford Zodiac and Zephyr, many of which were given drag strip credentials with a small block […]

BOOK REVIEW: NIGEL MANSELL: A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT

LONG before the sporting hurricane that is Lewis Hamilton tore into Formula One racing there was another British racing driver capable of stirring up track invasions and unwavering support from the British audience, albeit one with a different background and slightly less media savvy approach to the sport. To say […]

2007 Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Collection

2007 Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Collection

The latest range of exclusive Mercedes-Benz merchandise is on display at Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur this weekend at the Mercedes-Benz Lifestyle Collection 2007 Roadshow. The public will have the opportunity to view exclusive leather goods, stylish and sporty apparel, and accessories associated with the luxury German carmaker. Taking centre […]

Honda sales stronger in H1 2007

Honda sales stronger in H1 2007

Honda monthly sales from January to June this year In spite of a market contraction of 12.5% for the first 6 months of 2007 compared to the same period in 2006, Honda Malaysia increased its sales volume as well as its market share. The sales volume increased to 14,177 units […]

BUGGED OUT

BUGGED OUT

A NORMAL road test usually involves a manufacturer loaning a vehicle for a week to us, so we may use it as we would any other car in order to assess it qualities, seek out faults and generally give it a ranked place amongst the hundreds of other cars out […]

New vehicle sales down by 12% for H1 2007

New vehicle sales down by 12% for H1 2007

As expected, the total industry volume (TIV) for the first six months of 2007 failed to reach 250,000 units, half the figure of 500,000 units that the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) had forecast for the whole of 2007 back in January. The actual TIV was 220,739 units, a 12% shortfall, […]

10 crashes a day in one place!

10 crashes a day in one place!

The Volvo Cars Safety Centre (VCSC) has performed over two thousand crash tests since its inauguration in the year 2000. The level of activity has grown over the years and, on average, ten cars per week are now tested in the crash test laboratory – one of the leading facilities […]

SEPTEMBER 2007 NEW CAR REGISTRATION: A TO Z NEW CAR GUIDE

We take you through what’s here already and what’s to come in the new car scene ALFA ROMEO Remaining glamorous to a fault, Italian car maker Alfa Romeo’s line-up continues to stun. While the new model activity has calmed down after a recent slew of products, the attraction remains strong. […]