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Volkswagen C Coupe GTE Concept

Volkswagen C Coupe GTE Concept

According to Walter de Silva, Head of Design of the Volkswagen Group, sedans have changed hugely in recent years. The new rear-end design that is oriented to the classic two-door ‘coupe’ has given them more personality. With this in mind, the  Volkswagen designers have integrated the stylistic element into the […]

KL to Bangkok on less than 80 litres of fuel

KL to Bangkok on less than 80 litres of fuel

Following the introduction of the first ever diesel-hybrid engine model in Malaysia, 12 journalists from Malaysia and Thailand set off on a challenge to drive the Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok with just a single tank of fuel. The event was probably inspired by a […]

2015 Lexus ES introduced at Shanghai Motorshow

2015 Lexus ES introduced at Shanghai Motorshow

Lexus today unveiled an updated version of its ES luxury sedan which has cosmetic changes and enhanced interior luxury which is said to ‘take the ES to the next level of elegance and progressive luxury’, according to its Chief Engineer, Toshio Asahi. “The Lexus ES is renowned for its innovative […]

Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision GT

Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision GT

Volkswagen is expanding its GTI fleet with a new supercar, albeit for the digital race circuit at Gran Turismo 6 (GT6). It joins almost 1,200 different vehicles that can be selected for use in the sixth generation of the legendary racing game available exclusively for the PlayStation3. The design of […]

2015 Hyundai Veloster Turbo 1.6

2015 Hyundai Veloster Turbo 1.6

Up until the late 1980s, young enthusiasts who liked sportscars had many choices from the Japanese carmakers who offered small coupes and sporty 2-door models. However, following the ‘bursting of Japan’s economic bubble’ in the early 1990s, the Japanese carmakers had to rationalise their product ranges and build models that […]

CAR COLOUR OF THE MONTH: How Ms Kawada’s Camry was transformed

CAR COLOUR OF THE MONTH: How Ms Kawada’s Camry was transformed

Last weekend, we wrote about the transformation of a Toyota Camry belonging to Makiko Kawada, where the change from the original metallic beige colour to Rusty Red (14M-308RM) from Nippon Paint Automotive Trend Colours’ Revo-Revolution range gave the car a completely new image. This week, we describe the process of […]

2015 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

2015 Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

Ever since taking on Citroen distribution in early 2013, Naza Euro Motors (NEM) has been hard at work doing brand-building for the French company and while it may not have grown with the same speed as the Peugeot brand in the past few years, it is nevertheless gaining a stronger […]

Perodua to sell its own brand of car accessories

Perodua to sell its own brand of car accessories

Although the public (especially Malaysians) may think that a car company makes a lot of money from selling cars, the reality is that the profit margins on the cars themselves are limited and, over time, have even decreased due to various factors including more intense competition. Where more money can […]

2015 Kia Novo Concept

2015 Kia Novo Concept

The Novo is Kia Motors’ latest concept car to come out of the company’s Namyang Design Centre in Korea. Sitting on a specially-adapted version of the Cerato platform, the Novo is said to be ‘aimed at modern urbanites with stressful jobs and frantic schedules’. The bold, coupe-inspired styling, with a […]