FRIDAY FEATURE: The Allure Of The Ford Ranger 4×4

Trucks. 4x4s. Pick-up Trucks. Call them what you will, but a couple of decades ago they didn’t exist… well not on the highways anyway. Since Mercedes-Benz likes to call itself “the inventor of the automobile” I guess it’s only apt to call Ford Malaysia “the inventor of the lifestyle pick-up truck”… no, really. You see, […]

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Proton Introduces Updated Persona 1.6 To The Media!

It’s here! From its beginnings in 2007, the effervescent Proton Persona has received a major facelift, but not only that, it’s also had a total of 303 improvements from the previous model. Most notably the “Infinite Weave” and “Ethereal Bow” design cues from the Proton X70 have now also been added to this Persona FL. […]

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WEEKEND FEATURE: Honda HR-V Hybrid i-DCD Driven!

Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd has done it again! With the rise of numerous competitors in the compact SUV market, HMSB has introduced the first-in-segment Hybrid Compact SUV, in the from of the ever-popular Honda HR-V. Benefitting from the use of a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder internal-combustion engine paired with an electric motor, and on paper the HR-V […]

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MID-WEEK FEATURE: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy The Mercedes-Benz AMG GTC (But Really Should!)

Speechless. Utterly speechless. Seriously, what could I possibly say or write about in regards to the Mercedes-Benz AMG GTC that would persuade or dissuade you to buy one? Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zilch. Niente. But here I am again, at the wheel of something so automotively audacious that it beggars belief. Granted, I’m fully aware that […]

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All-New Toyota Vios Officially Launched! Prices Start At RM77k, Built At Toyota’s Newest Manufacturing Plant In Malaysia [+Videos]

Following the preview of the All-New Toyota Vios at the KL International Motor Show 2018 in November last year, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), the official distributor of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia, announced its official introduction and delivery to its customers recently. “Since the first model was launched in 2003, we have sold almost half […]

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FEATURE: Why The New X70 SUV Is The BEST Proton Yet!

“Others (carmakers) can afford to fail, Proton can’t afford to fail” said the Proton rep in all sincerity, during one of the many conversations we had during the official media drive of the new X70 SUV. Most of it was light-hearted banter, but there was always an underlying seriousness as to just how important this […]

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VIDEO FEATURE: Could You Really Use A MANUAL Transmission Daily? We Find Out In the Best One Available, The Honda Civic Type-R! [+Video]

Manual gearbox. Three pedals. Stick shift. Call them what you will, but they’ve been dying a slow and painful death locally. It’s no big secret that Malaysians – thanks largely to our traffic conditions – are understandably only buying automatic cars for their daily needs these days, opting to let their left leg do absolutely […]

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: KLIMS 2018 – Why The KL International Motorshow Is Still Very Far-Off The Mark [+Videos]

The venue was a LOT better this time around. Okay so I thought I’d start this article off on a positive note, and one of the things I’m happy to say is that KLIMS 2018 chose a much better venue than the PWTC of past shows. MITEC, while still not ideal, was a much more […]

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