Thursday, September 19, 2019

Isuzu Launches the New 1.9L Blue Power D-Max & Refreshed 3.0L D-Max - More Performance for A Lot Less

Isuzu Malaysia has launched their D-Max pickup truck with the new RZ4E 1.9liter turbo diesel engine. A very compact, efficient and robust diesel engine for pick-up trucks as well as the smallest in terms of engine capacity (but not performance) to be sold here in Malaysia today. Aside from launching the 2019 Isuzu D-Max 1.9 liter Blue Power, they've also introduced a slightly refreshed D-Max 3.0liter designed for those that still want a large displacement engine.

Perodua's MYPerodua Nation Carnival Postponed Until Further Notice Due To Haze Conditions

Perodua has postponed the upcoming MYPerodua Nation Carnival which is scheduled for this weekend. The postponement will be until further notice as the company would not want to jeapordise the health of the visitors as well as the health of the personnel involved in the carnival. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Round 1 of the Toyota Vios Challenge (Race 1 & 2) and the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival in Kuala Terengganu Was a Roaring Success

The two-day Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Festival was held a couple of weekend ago at the Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium in Kuala Terengganu with the Toyota Vios Challenge race series being held on a specially-constructed 1.65km street circuit.

First Round of The Second PROTON 1 Tank Adventure Saw the New Persona, Iriz & Saga Covering 650KM on a Single Tank of Fuel

The second edition of the PROTON 1 Tank Adventure kicked off its opening preliminary round recently. It took place over the Malaysia Day weekend where a total of 60 participants in 30 cars, comprising of the 2019 Proton Iriz, Persona and Saga set off on another epic motoring adventure that covered a total driving distance of 650km that took them from PROTON’s Centre Of Excellence (COE) to Johor Bahru and back again.

All-New 2019 BMW 330i M Sport Now Comes Locally Assembled - Prices Drop Slightly to RM288K Onwards

BMW Malaysia has officially announced the sale of the locally assembled All-New BMW 330i M Sport sedan. This was originally launched here in fully imported form and now, they have locally assembled the popular premium compact sedan. It now comes in at RM288,800 before insurance.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

New Isuzu Dealership, Autoexec Corporation Hands Over Its First Truck in Celebration of its Opening

Isuzu Malaysia’s latest authorized dealership, Autoexec Corporation,  recently celebrated their new existence by having a truck handing over ceremony to its very first commercial vehicle customer. The truck, a light duty Isuzu Elf NPR81 was handed over to BC Roller Shutter Services Sdn Bhd.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Wearnes Automotive is Now Exclusive Distributors of Koenigsegg, Pininfarina and Rimac for Asia

If any of you living in most of Asia or specifically Southeast Asia, Wearnes Automotive, a leading distributor and retailer of premium cars in Southeast Asia, recently announced that the company will be the exclusive partner of Koenigsegg, Pininfarina and Rimac hypercars. In short, Wearnes Automotive will be the authorised distributors of these cars across Asia.

PROTON’s 1 Tank Adventure is Back - Round 1 Kicks Off on 14 September 2019 - You Can Still Register and May Be Chosen for the Sabah / Sarawak Rounds

PROTON’s 1 Tank Adventure is back for 2019. This is the event that invites Proton owners to experience the sights, sounds and cuisine of Malaysia while driving really, really economically. This year's edition is set will start this weekend, the 14th of September 2019 and over RM100,000 worth of prizes are up for grabs.

Volkswagen Now Offering RM2,000 Rebates on the Golf GTI & Golf R

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is currently giving RM2,000 rebates on the New Golf GTI and Golf R (the Mk 7.5 variant). This is like the other cars in the Malaysian product line-up, where most are current on the Malaysia and Merdeka Day offers and you get rebates for them from RM2,000 to RM15,000 (the full rebate list is down below).

Video: 2019 Mercedes-Benz E350 AMG Line Test Drive - The Balance Between Pace and Grace (W213 E-Class)

There is a new video by Motoring Malaysia out over on the YouTube Channel folks! If you haven't subscribed there you should as this video, where we test drove the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E350 AMG Line (W213 E-Class) has been out since Monday. Now, it's linked here and you get to watch it here or read a bit more of what I haven't covered about this premium sedan. 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

All-New Toyota Corolla Altis Now Open For Booking - Prices Estimated at RM128K Onwards With Only The 1.8L Engine Available

The authorised distributors of Toyota here in Malaysia have announced that the All-New Toyota Corolla will be launched soon and UMW Toyota Motors have also stated that you can place your bookings for the C-segment sized sedan from today, the 12th of September 2019.

Volkswagen Launches the Volkswagen Insurance Plan (VIP) for Malaysian Customers

Volkswagen owners in Malaysia now have to option of using the Volkswagen Insurance Plan or “VIP”. This is a tailor-made  comprehensive insurance coverage,which comes with minimal hassle...according to Volkswagen distributors here, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM).

2019 BMW Premium Selection Fair Will Happen This Weekend! 13 - 15 September 2019 at Bukit Jalil Stadium

The 2019 BMW Premium Selection Fair will be happening this weekend at the Bukit Jalil Stadium. The 3 day exclusive event will be held on 13 to the 15 of September 2019 and it will also be held at other selected locations throughout Malaysia. This is the brand's largest pre-owned vehicle sales event where you can find anything BMW Group under one roof.

Volvo Car Malaysia and Dealer-Partner, Ingress Swede Automobile Officially Opens Their New 3S Centre in Mutiara Damansara

Volvo Car Malaysia together with their dealer-partner, Ingress Swede Automobile earlier today launched the Volvo Car new 3S Centre in Mutiara Damansara. The event was officiated by the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution bin Ismail. It also also attended by the senior management from Ingress Swede’s parent company, Ingress Corporation Berhad, and representatives from Volvo Car Malaysia. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Naza Kia Opens 3S Centre Operated by Dealer Supreme Priority in Tampoi, Johor Bahru

Naza Kia Malaysia together with their authorised dealers, Supreme Priority Sdn Bhd, have officially opened their 3S centre in Tampoi Johor Bahru. The new centre, which costs RM5 million in total will cater to the growing population in and around the Johor Bahru region. 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Lubricants: Shell Malaysia Launches the All-New Shell Rimula Ultra 5W 30 & Announces Winners to their Recent 2019 Ultimate Stopover Promotion

Shell Malaysia has launched the all-new Shell Rimula Ultra 5W 30. This newest engine oil is Shell’s most advanced fully synthetic heavy-duty diesel engine oil and it meets the European ACEA E6 and ACEA E9 specifications as well as manufacturers’ approvals for use in ultra-modern diesel engines, especially those that meet with Euro 4 to Euro 6 emission standards.

Upcoming Events: MYPerodua Nation is Back - 20-22 September 2019 at Setia City Oval Lawn

[UPDATE - This has been postponed until further notice due to the haze - link to official notice here - 

MYPerodua Nation is back! This event is the nation’s premier Perodua event for everyone. The annual carnival is now back for the third year running and features all things Perodua. MYPerodua Nation 2019 will be on from the 20-22 September at Setia City Oval Lawn in Setia Alam, Selangor. Perodua expects a crowd of some 25,000 expected over the three day period.