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Fine show at Hua Hin classic car concours

1971 Ferrari Dino 246Gt at the Hua Hin classic cars concours event

By Colin Webb A FINE collection of classic cars were on display at the 2014 Hua Hin Automobile Concours from Nov 29-Dec 1 in Thailand. By comparison to past years it was disappointing to find there were no participants from Malaysia. Maybe cost and the distance to travel for a three-day event had some bearing on the decision. The event, ... Read More »

Classic Chatter: For the love of V8


Released in 1971, the Mercedes-Benz SLC Coupe was a car that was seen driven mostly by professionals and celebrities from around the world in the seventies. The car became a symbol of exclusivity, thanks to its uniquely robust styling. In fact, it had quite a cult following in the 1970s and 1980s, and has become a highly sought after collectible ... Read More »

Classic cars for sale


A NUMBER of classic cars will be on sale at the NST Autoshow on November 15-16 at the Matrade centre in Kuala Lumpur. Here are two examples: 1969 MINI COOPER S MK2; runs well; Needs some TLC FIAT 850 BERLIINA 1971; maintained and repaired for daily use; turn key starter; lots of effort had been put in to make it ... Read More »

A show like no other – Summernats Malaysia 2014


  A wide range of iconic and classic cars will be on display “It would be a show that is unlike any other motor show that you have seen in Malaysia” was what JP Chin, the organiser of the upcoming Summernats festival promised Malaysians during a media preview held last Wednesday at the JPM Museo in Kota Damansara. Taking place ... Read More »

Hollywood glamour to hit town


One of the rarest and most exciting family day outingS is just around the corner, and we expect this event to be a game changer. Ever seen a movie, music video, drama series or animated cartoon where the cars were so exotic and rare, you could only dream of touching it or seeing it in real life? Thanks to JPM ... Read More »

FOR SALE: Fully Customised Harley-Davidson Chopper


INTERESTED in owning a fully customised Harley (or what’d left of it) motorcycle? For those of you are into collecting or owning a fully customised motorcycle, there’s one available for sale at RM169,900 (negotiable) and you can view it at Chapter’s Pub in Jalan Tanduk, off Jalan Maarof and Jalan Riong in Bangsar area of Kuala Lumpur. This customised Harley ... Read More »

Motor madness from Down Under


The Sepang International Circuit is set to play host to smokey burn-outs and some of the coolest street cars as Australia’s Summer Nationals, or better known as SummerNats, makes its first international stop on Malaysian shores later this year after 26 years of excitement Down Under. SummerNats has been locked down over the Merdeka Day weekend from Aug 29 to ... Read More »

Retro ride heaven


Old as they might be but certainly not forgotten nor abandoned, retro rides in all flavours and genres littered the floor at the inaugural Retro Havoc 2014 car show, held on 29 March 2014, that aimed to showcase the best of the best in retro cars from all over the country and even a couple from our northern neighbours as ... Read More »

BSA Sloper: Beauty of the grand dame

BY: ALEX FOO An old marquee from a factory in Small Heath with A “3 Rifles” logo was first installed in 1875 to advertise the plant producing weapons and later in 1902 into a bicycle making venture. It also started building motorised bicycles in 1904 before it started to expand and diversify its business into motorcycle manufacturing in 1910. We ... Read More »