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Biggest BMW Centre in China opens in Chengdu

Biggest BMW Centre in China opens in Chengdu

Sime Darby Motors (SDM), a division of the Sime Darby Group, has opened the largest BMW retail centre in China. Located in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province on the western side of the country, the new BMW Centre is a 4S facility, offering sales, after-sales service, spare parts and […]

Future BMW in next Mission:Impossible movie

Future BMW in next Mission:Impossible movie

Movies are seen by millions the world over and for many years now, carmakers have seen the value of having their products appear in them – what is called ‘product placement – and often, the model will be the latest one or one that is due for introduction – or […]

Proton completes IRC round in Belgium

Proton completes IRC round in Belgium

‘To finish first, you must first finish’ is something veteran rally drivers always remind newcomers to the sport. And though the Proton Motorsports Team didn’t finish first, they did complete the gruelling Geko Ypres Rally in Belgium; in doing so, they achieved an important breakthrough in the development of the […]

F1/Rd 8: Sixth win for Vettel in Valencia

F1/Rd 8: Sixth win for Vettel in Valencia

PROVISIONAL RESULTS FOR EUROPEAN GP 1. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 2. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 3. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 4. Lewis Hamilton | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 5. Felipe Massa | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 6. Jenson Button | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 7. Nico Rosberg […]

F1/Rd 8: Vettel on pole again!

F1/Rd 8: Vettel on pole again!

GRID POSITIONS FOR EUROPEAN GP (Race starts at 8 pm Malaysian time) 1. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 2. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 3. Lewis Hamilton | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes  4. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 5. Felipe Massa | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 6. Jenson Button […]

Subaru WRX STI races around Isle of Man

Subaru WRX STI races around Isle of Man

Screenshots of the video which shows different angles of the car and run Subaru has released a new YouTube video of the 2011 Subaru WRX STI setting an all-time course record for the historic Isle of Man TT Mountain Course, an event that has historically been associated with motorcycle racing. […]

Audi R8 Spyder chromed for charity

Audi R8 Spyder chromed for charity

The Audi R8 Spyder has a retail price of £117,710 (about RM578,000) in the UK but this week, someone paid £250,000 (about RM1.23 million) for a new one which was unique in that its bodywork was specially chrome-plated by Audi. The doubling of the price was not because of the […]

Proton team aims for another win

Proton team aims for another win

Proton’s motorsports team is having a very hectic schedule this year as it competes in rally championships on two continents. Last weekend, the team was in New Caledonia for the third round of the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) and this weekend, it’s competing in the Geko Ypres Rally which […]

‘Monster’ Tajima aims for 6th win

‘Monster’ Tajima aims for 6th win

UPDATE ON JUNE 26: Monster breaks the 10-minute barrier! Driving his modified 2011 Monster Sport Suzuki SX4 Hill Climb Special, Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima will pursue his 6th consecutive overall win and a shot at breaking the elusive 10-minute barrier at the 89th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this Sunday. […]

Proton team wins in New Caledonia

Proton team wins in New Caledonia

In a repeat of the results in Malaysia, Proton’s rally team collected overall first and third place at the Rally De Nouvelle Caledonie to clinch their second successive victory after just three rounds of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Scoring his second win of the season after winning the […]