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PLUS’ Fourth Lane Widening Project approaching final stage

Plus highway

Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad (PLUS) has announced that the Fourth Lane Widening project at selected stretches along its highways is nearing its final stage. The widening project covers the Rawang-Sungai Buloh (13km), Shah Alam-Sungai Buloh (16km), Bukit Lanjan-Jalan Duta (7km) and Nilai (U) Interchange-Port Dickson (27km) highway stretches. PLUS will be carrying out final layer of pavement works at the ... Read More »

Honda Accord 2.4 VTi-L gets six airbags


Honda’s move to make available the option of having six airbags in their new B-segment models, the City and Jazz, was lauded but it left them a little red-faced as their flagship Accord only came with four airbags for the range-topping variant. The Accord itself is a very accomplished D-segment sedan, even winning the Executive Car class in the New ... Read More »

Travel-weary Hafizh eases into Brno free practice

A TRAVEL-WEARY Malaysian rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah has finished 22nd in the first free practice session for the Moto2 motorcyle Grand Prix at the Brno circuit in the Czech Republic on Friday afternoon, Malaysian time. But Hafizh, who earned a career-high seventh-placing in Moto2 at the Indianapolis Grand Prix last weekend is expected to take a more aggressive approach in ... Read More »

Porsche 911 GT3 joins local line-up (w/video)


The ultimate road-going Porsche 911 variant yet, the 911 GT3, was launched by Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAC) on Friday at the Sepang International Circuit to complete the 911 range here and offer driving purists as close to a road-legal track car as money can buy. Powering the GT3 is a heavily-revised version of the 3.8-litre flat-six direct-injected mill that ... Read More »

Hell on wheels: Dodge unveils world’s fastest and most powerful sedan

THERE’S a new kid on the block and it’s been built to kick the butts of rival offerings from Mercedes and  General Motors in the muscle sedan class. Dodge and SRT designers have shoehorned the brutal 527kW/881Nm supercharged 6.2-litre V8 Hellcat engine into its much-teased 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat which was unveiled on Wednesday in Detroit Michigan. “It’s a ... Read More »

BMW introduces locally assembled X3

Locally assembled BMW X3

BMW Group Malaysia today introduced the latest car to be locally assembled, the X3, available in two variants – BMW X3 xDrive20i and BMW X3 xDrive20d. The X3 will be assembled alongside the X5 in Kulim, Kedah. The new locally assembled X3 will come with the xLine equipment package as standard as well as new design features. BMW said the ... Read More »

Volvo appoints first sales representative in Sarawak

Volvo Car Malaysia Sarawak

Greatwall Group of Companies has been appointed Volvo Car Malaysia’s first service representative in Sarawak today in an agreement which will see Volvo Car Malaysia extend its service network into Sarawak with two 2S Centres, located in Sibu and Kuching. Managing director of Volvo Car Malaysia Keith Schafer said the agreement would enable the company to better serve its customers ... Read More »

Iconic Beetle gets refreshed

Refreshed Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle has been refreshed with new specifications, including new entertainment, comfort and safety features. “For fans of the classic Beetle and for discerning motorists alike, this is the best time to take a walk on the happy side with the timely introduction of the repositioned Beetle,” said managing director of Volkswagen Group Malaysia Armin Keller. Volkswagen Malaysia’s authorised ... Read More »

Nissan adds Impul tuned Sylphy to lineup

Nissan Sylphy Tuned by Impul

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) has added the Nissan Sylphy Tuned by Impul to its product range, following the launch of the all-new Sylphy to the market earlier this year. It joins the other models that have been tuned by Impul – the X-Gear, Grand Livina and Almera. The Sylphy Tuned by Impul features new front and rear bumper spoilers, ... Read More »

Nasim to kick off Drive 2 Win contest

Peugeot Drive 2 Win contest

Nasim Sdn Bhd will be kicking off the ‘Drive 2 Win’ contest tomorrow, where the grand prize winner will drive home a Rouge Red Peugeot RCZ. All you have to do to participate is visit any Peugeot showroom nationwide and take one of the models for a test drive, then fill up the contest entry form and deposit it into ... Read More »