2022 Volvo V60 Recharge T8 PHEV

Volvo V60 Recharge T8 – economy of a PHEV, versatility of a SUV and comfort of a sedan

Before SUVs appeared, the stationwagon was the ideal multi-purpose vehicle to haul a lot of stuff. Sedan-like but stretched a bit to have a big boot space, it was as low as a sedan and just as comfortable. Volvo, which had been making stationwagons since 1953 when it introduced the Duett, became a leader in […]

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S580e W223

The new Mercedes-Benz S 580 e S-Class (W223)

  As the flagship of the Mercedes-Benz range, the S-Class has typically been the centerpiece of the brand. Each generation since the W 187 of 1951 has introduced new technologies, advancing safety, performance, comfort and quality. The pioneering technologies have influenced automotive engineering of its era, eventually trickling down as they became more affordable. More […]

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2021 BMW Concept XM

BMW Concept XM – preview of the most powerful BMW M car ever to go into volume production

At the Art Basel 2021 Miami Beach show in Florida this week, BMW M will present the Concept XM as a look ahead to the most powerful BMW M car ever to go into volume production. It also provides a first glimpse of the new front-end design for BMW’s forthcoming luxury-class models with its distinctive […]

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Volvo XC60 gets ‘smarter’ with integrated Google apps and services

Volvo Car Malaysia has updated its XC60 and apart from cosmetic changes and added safety features, the significant new feature is integration with Google Services. This is the outcome of the partnership between the Swedish carmaker and Google which sees a first-of-its-kind built-in infotainment system complete with a host of Google Services. Volvo Cars is […]

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2022 Ford Puma Rally1 Hybrid

Ford M-Sport Team to switch to Puma Rally1 hybrid rallycar from 2022 World Rally Championship

Ford, in partnership with the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, is one of the three major manufacturers participating in the World Rally Championship (WRC). The team, based in Britain, has so far been using the Fiesta WRC  rallycar but from the 2022 season, it will switch to a Puma Hybrid. The first event it will […]

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2021 Ferrari 296 GTB

2021 Ferrari 296 GTB with V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain

With the pace of electrification accelerating, especially in Europe, it’s time for Ferrari to get more serious. Thus far, the company has already put a few hybrid models into the market – like the LaFerrari and SF90 Stradale – and with the new 296 GTB, the latest evolution of their mid-rear-engined two-seater Berlinetta gets a […]

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2021 Volvo S90 T8 Recharge PHEV

2021 Volvo S90 Recharge T8 in showrooms, to be followed by T5 variant in June

The Volvo S90, which traces its roots back to the 960 of the 1990s, has been updated with a new exterior and interior finishing. Assembled at the Volvo plant in Selangor, the  flagship sedan is built on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform and, for the Malaysian market, uses Volvo’s Drive-E turbocharged/supercharged powertrain. The 2021 […]

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2021 McLaren Artura Hybrid

McLaren Artura Hybrid makes its world debut (w/VIDEO)

With electrification as a necessity for future products, McLaren Automotive has started an entirely new chapter in its history, and a new era in supercar technology and performance. The Artura, the first completely new model produced since the 12C, is McLaren’s first series-production High-Performance Hybrid supercar. As with all other modern McLarens, super lightweight engineering […]

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2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid

New Bentayga Hybrid – first of two Bentley PHEVs for 2021

Bentley has launched the first of two PHEVs (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles) – the Bentayga Hybrid which the company says is the only electrified true-luxury SUV in the world. It is the third model in the Bentley SUV portfolio and after deliveries start in mid-2021, it is expected to become the best-selling version of latest […]

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