2020 Porsche 718 GTS

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS 4.0 bring back the Boxer Six – and manual transmission (w/VIDEO)

The beginning of the second quarter of 2020 will see the 718 Cayman and 718 Boxster arriving in European showrooms in the new GTS 4.0 form. The new versions of the mid-engine sportscars are powered by a naturally-aspirated 4-litre 6-cylinder boxer engine developing 400 ps/419 Nm of torque. This engine is closely related to the […]

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Highway

Tips from PLUS for a less stressful drive on the N-S Highway next week

Another long weekend is coming with the Chinese New Year festival and PLUS Malaysia expects traffic volumes on the highways, especially the North-South Expressway (NSE) to start increasing from Monday, January 20. At least 2 million vehicles are expected to be on the highways daily, and make the return journey on February 2. With data […]

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2020 Dakar Rally MINI

Third Dakar Rally victory for Carlos Sainz, with a different team again

Carlos Sainz collected his third his Dakar Rally victory, this time with yet another team. Having previously triumphed with Peugeot (2019) and Volkswagen (2016), he presented MINI with its fifth overall victory in what is described as the toughest race in the world. For MINI and MINI Motorsport partner X-raid, this was the first success […]

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PLUS toll plaza

Lower toll rates on PLUS highways – but not in time for Chinese New Year travel

Apart from putting to rest the long-standing question of whether PLUS, the highway concessionaires, will be sold off by the government, it has also been announced that toll charges will decrease by 18% – but only on for private-registered vehicles and only on PLUS- operated highways. Unfortunately, the reduction will only begin from February 1, […]

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Laffite G-Tec X-Road

Laffite G-Tec X-Road – the first all-terrain street-legal supercar

With up to 720 bhp and weighing just 1,300 kgs for a power-to-weight ratio of a supercar to achieve a top speed of 230 km/h, the Laffite G-Tec X-Road is claimed to be the first all-terrain street-legal supercar. It has been developed Laffite Supercars, a multi-national company (based in Valencia, Spain as well as Los […]

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Petron ATM card payment

No more RM200 ‘hold’ when you use your MyDebit ATM card to buy fuel at Petron stations

Ever since petrol stations began accepting payments electronically, using credit cards or debit cards are the pumps, motorists have enjoyed greater convenience when refuelling. While the use of credit cards has not required a ‘hold’ of RM200 on the related account, those who use a debit ATM card from a bank are subjected to this […]

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Legacy Racing

All-Malaysian Legacy Racing team will make GT World Challenge Asia debut in March

Legacy Racing will make its GT World Challenge Asia debut this year with an Am class-entered Mercedes-AMG GT3. The Malaysian team is run by Tedco Racing, which has previously competed in national championships but will now make its pan-Asia debut with two familiar faces – Leona Chin and Tengku Djan Ley. The team will begin […]

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