Saturday, July 22, 2017

Offers & Promotions: MITSUBISHI GLORY DEALS 2017 - CASH BONUS OF UP TO RM10,000 WHEN YOU BUY THE OUTLANDER, NEW TRITON OR THE ASX


Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia are having their round of offers and promotions in conjunction with the upcoming Merdeka celebrations. And it's not even August yet! If you are interested in either the Mitsubishi Outlander SUV, the Triton Pickup trucks or the ASX SUV, or all of the above at one time, you can book and register a new Mitsubishi and enjoy cash bonuses up to RM10,000.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Volkswagen launches the Passat Trendline PLUS & Passat Comfortline PLUS - Added options inside and out

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has presented to us two new variants of the Passat. The Volkswagen Passat is now offered in PLUS variants of the Passat Trendline and the Passat Comfortline. Both offer better styling upgrades inside and out. 

MALAYSIAN LEG OF THE SUBARU PALM CHALLENGE 2017 RETURNS

It's back. The Subaru Palm Challenge is back! This is the annual event where a bunch of people place their hands on a Subaru and whoever keeps it on the car the longest, will get a chance to enter the Asian finals in Singapore and go through the whole thing again and win a Subaru. This year, Motor Image Malaysia will start the Malaysian part of the challenge at Piazza, The Curve on the 22nd of July 2017. 

All-New Kia Rio launched in Malaysia - Priced at RM79,888 on the road without insurance


The all-new Kia Rio has been launched here in Malaysia. It is somehow quite surprising that the outgoing model still seemed fresh in terms of styling. But then you realise that the car was first launched in 2011 globally and it is because we only received the facelift model mid 2015. So two years later, we now get the all new fourth generation Rio. This time the car is still fresh from its unveiling late 2016. It is as fresh as how freshly baked bread could be.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Ferrari & Official Importers and Distributors of Ferrari Kicks Off the Iconic Brand's 70th Anniversary Celebrations in Malaysia - LaFerrari Aperta officially unveiled in Malaysia


Today, Ferrari kicks off its 70th Anniversary Celebrations here in Malaysia. Naza Italia, the official importer and distributor of Ferrari for Malaysia has announced that in line with the celebrations of the iconic brand held globally, the company will have a unique and special schedule of events over in Penang for Ferrari owners this coming weekend. 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Happenings: Goodyear's Tour of the Klang Valley During This Festive Season - Educating Consumers on Tyre and Car Maintenance for Road Safety Awareness

Goodyear Malaysia had recently organized a roadshow of sorts in the Klang Valley (going to a few pasar/ bazaar Ramadan), providing free tire and 10-point car service checks, as well as distribution of the Goodyear Hari Raya Thoughtful Pack (of which consist of the Goodyear Basic Tire Maintenance Booklet - or Tyre for those of us using UK English). The main aim for all of this (even the goodies in the Hari Raya packs) is to remind drivers the need to be safe on the roads.

THE RENAULT KOLEOS 4WD IS NOW AVAILABLE IN MALAYSIA - PRICES FROM RM201,800


TC Euro Cars (TCEC), the authorised distributor of Renault cars in Malaysia, has announced that the Renault Koleos 4WD (four-wheel drive) variant is now on sale at all dealers nationwide starting 19 July 2017. So now this handsome and premium looking SUV can handle a little more serious off-roading as well as provide even better all-weather traction. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Motoring-Malaysia's Video Blog Post No#2 is Up - We talk a lot of cock (Tok Kok) for a few minutes.

Usually I get behind the camera not in front of it. This is the first of many (hopefully) as we move forward into video publishing also. It's the next step in our journey into the automotive world. Something like Alice through the looking glass cause this chubby boy's not gonna fit in a rabbit hole in the first place! 

Offers & Promotions: Ford Focus on Offer - Rebates or Special Hire Purchase Rates as low as 1.38%

The Ford Focus 1.5L Ecoboost is on offer from the authorised distributors, Sime Darby Auto Connexion. One can now ask for a cash rebate of up to RM15,000 off the retail price for all Trend, Sport+ and Titanium+ or choose a special hire purchase package with th38%e recommended panel bank - Maybank. You can get the Ford Focus Trend (RM118,888)  from as low as RM668 monthly based on loan amount of RM106,000 for a 9-year loan with a low 1.38% interest rate which is applicable through Maybank.

Monday, July 17, 2017

News: Vehicle Auction on 23rd July 2017 - Bid for your car Perodua Kembara, Toyota & Nissan Pickups, Generator Sets and more



There will be an auction scheduled on Sunday, 23rd of July 2017 over at Fleet Management Solution Sdn Bhd's premises in Shah Alam. This could be the place to head over to  if you're interested in bidding / buying some ex-company cars, 4x4s, vans for your up and coming pasar malam business or a truck or a generator set or two. 

MALAYSIA AUTOMOTIVE INSTITUTE (MAI) REVS UP PREPARATIONS FOR THE MALAYSIA AUTOSHOW 2017 - Announces Peugeot 208 PureTech for lucky draw and also KL International Automotive Symposium (KLIAS)

I attended a briefing on the upcoming Malaysia Autoshow 2017 this morning. The event, which is organised by the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI), the government agency that now charts the Malaysian automotive policies have announced that more than 80% of the exhibition space has been sold and the majority of the mass market brands will be participating . Some of the exhibitors that  have already confirmed their attendance are Proton, Perodua, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai, KIA, BMW, Volvo, Peugeot, Renault, and Land Rover. 

Friday, July 14, 2017

Perodua records 99,700 vehicles sold in First Half of 2017 - Looks to be on target to achieve 202,000 sales this year


Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd or better known as Perodua sold 99,700 vehicles in the first six months of 2017, an increase of 2.4% compared to the same period last year of 97,400 units; with the PeroduaAxia as the number one model sold for the year so far. All Perodua models were number one in their respective segments with the Axia selling 32,600 units, followed by the Bezza at 28,300 units, Myvi 24,000 units and Alza with 14,700 units. They are still optimistic of achieving our initial sales target of 202,000 this year.

NEW PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO NOW AVAILABLE IN MALAYSIA - PRICES START AT RM1,550,000.

Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) introduces the new Panamera Turbo.This is the top-of-the-line, Full Monty, Panamera which you can buy today and it is finally available here in Malaysia today. 

JAGUAR LAUNCHES THE NEW E-PACE COMPACT PERFORMANCE SUV WITH A RECORD BREAKING ROLL



So how do you launch a new car? I suppose you need something epic these days. Which is exactly what Jaguar did when launching their latest compact SUV. The all-new Jaguar E-PACE compact performance SUV was revealed with it doing an awesome barrel roll which was inspired by one of cinema's most iconic car stunt, the broken bridge barrel roll in the James Bond film: The Man With The Golden Gun.

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