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How to change a tyre

How to change a tyre

Changing a punctured tyre is a daunting task for many, but it doesn't have to be if you follow our 11 step process. Knowing basic vehicle maintenance methods can save you a lot of grief and heart ache in the …

Do we still need dedicated GPS devices?

Do we still need dedicated GPS devices?

Do Standalone GPS devices have their place in today's smartphone dominated world? Nowadays due to th…

Is the Suzuki Swift Sport a true hot hatch?

Is the Suzuki Swift Sport a true hot hatch?

Today's hot hatches are turbo powered pocket rockets that are able to put sports cars to shame. Can …

Is the BMW 2-Series a true descendant of the E30 3-Series?

Is the BMW 2-Series a true descendant of the E30 3-Series?

The new 2-Series is set to pick up where the E30 3-Series Coupe left off but is it too little t…

The F-Type Coupe: Jaguar’s best work yet?

The F-Type Coupe: Jaguar’s best work yet?

Highly regarded as the true descendant of the E-Type, the F-Type Coupe builds on the already su…

  • Would you agree to install a black box in your car?
    Would you agree to install a black box in your car? Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    If installing a black box in your vehicle could reduce your insurance premium, would you do it? We all know how important black boxes are for air travel. Many aviation … More »Would you agree to install a black box in your car?

    Would you agree to install a black box in your car?

    If installing a black box in your vehicle could reduce your insurance premium, would you do it? We all know how important black boxes are for air travel. Many aviation accidents would still be unresolved to this day had it …

  • Five Highways, No Limits
    Five Highways, No Limits Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Ever dreamt of pushing your limits? Going as fast as you and your car can handle without a care in the world about speeding tickets? If you drive on one of these … More »Five Highways, No Limits

    Five Highways, No Limits

    Ever dreamt of pushing your limits? Going as fast as you and your car can handle without a care in the world about speeding tickets? If you drive on one of these five motorways, you could just have that freedom. …

  • Mitsubishi Mirage vs BMW 325i
    Mitsubishi Mirage vs BMW 325i Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    Newer isn't always better especially when you consider driving enjoyment as a top priority when choosing a car. The new car market has a number of reasonably … More »Mitsubishi Mirage vs BMW 325i

    Mitsubishi Mirage vs BMW 325i

    Newer isn't always better especially when you consider driving enjoyment as a top priority when choosing a car. The new car market has a number of reasonably priced cars for the general public ranging from extremely frugal sub-compacts to full …

  • Is the Peugeot 208 GTi worth the money?
    Is the Peugeot 208 GTi worth the money? Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The hot hatch market has been flooded with a slew of pocket rockets and if you are interested in buying one, the 208 GTi should be at the top of your list. These … More »Is the Peugeot 208 GTi worth the money?

    Is the Peugeot 208 GTi worth the money?

    The hot hatch market has been flooded with a slew of pocket rockets and if you are interested in buying one, the 208 GTi should be at the top of your list. These days we are spoiled for choice when …

  • Is the icon really back?
    Is the icon really back? Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    The current Beetle has been on our roads for sometime but does it deserve to wear the legendary badge? The original Beetle, also known as the Type 1, was conceptualised … More »Is the icon really back?

    Is the icon really back?

    The current Beetle has been on our roads for sometime but does it deserve to wear the legendary badge? The original Beetle, also known as the Type 1, was conceptualised out of necessity. Adolf Hitler, ruler of Nazi Germany, wanted …

  • Is buying the Volkswagen Polo CKD sensible?
    Is buying the Volkswagen Polo CKD sensible? Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    Lets put the DSG jokes aside, the Polo 1.6 Sedan and Hatchback has been one of Volkswagen best promises in bringing back the once-famed reliability image the brand … More »Is buying the Volkswagen Polo CKD sensible?

    Is buying the Volkswagen Polo CKD sensible?

    Lets put the DSG jokes aside, the Polo 1.6 Sedan and Hatchback has been one of Volkswagen best promises in bringing back the once-famed reliability image the brand had enjoyed before. Can this be the saving grace for Volkswagen? It …

  • The M4 rocketship
    The M4 rocketship Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    BMW's new M4 Convertible comes with impressive performance figures that will put many sports cars to shame. This is the new BMW M4 Convertible; a sports car … More »The M4 rocketship

    The M4 rocketship

    BMW's new M4 Convertible comes with impressive performance figures that will put many sports cars to shame. This is the new BMW M4 Convertible; a sports car with ample power and looks which will strike fear into anyone staring at …

  • BMW’s new sports activity vehicle
    BMW’s new sports activity vehicle Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    BMW has launched the all-new, more powerful and efficient X5 here in Malaysia. BMW’s third generation SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle), the X5 was launched on the 3rd … More »BMW’s new sports activity vehicle

    BMW’s new sports activity vehicle

    BMW has launched the all-new, more powerful and efficient X5 here in Malaysia. BMW’s third generation SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle), the X5 was launched on the 3rd of April replacing the older car and bringing a slew of cutting edge …

  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy The Right Car
    10 Reasons Why You Should Buy The Right Car Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    So you want to buy a car but what is the right car? Is it the car you want? Or is it the car you need? How do you buy that 'right' car? Buying the wrong … More »10 Reasons Why You Should Buy The Right Car

    10 Reasons Why You Should Buy The Right Car

    So you want to buy a car but what is the right car? Is it the car you want? Or is it the car you need? How do you buy that 'right' car? Buying the wrong car can be a …

  • Good all rounders
    Good all rounders Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Buying the right car is never easy as the car market is flooded with econoboxes that claim to be the only car you will ever need but fall well short of the mark. … More »Good all rounders

    Good all rounders

    Buying the right car is never easy as the car market is flooded with econoboxes that claim to be the only car you will ever need but fall well short of the mark. These days many buy cars by basing …

  • What caused the death of the manual gearbox in Malaysia?

    The manual gearbox is not dying out due to traffic jams rather it's because of our poor sense of right and wrong. Many attribute Malaysia’s bumper-to-bumper crawls as being the sole reason many have opted for automatic transmissions rather than …

  • 5 Tips to get a better value for your car

    Got a new promotion at work? Well the time is right then for you to sell off your current workhorse for something a little more rewarding. But before doing that, do make a few extra Ringgits by following these five …

  • April Fools’ Day cars Tue, Apr 1, 2014
    April Fools’ Day cars

    It's that time of year when car companies let off some steam by introducing one-offs that they claim will make it to production sometime in the near future. It’s the 1st of April, a day many pranksters consider most sacred …

  • Lotus Exige S Roadster now on Malaysian roads

    The UK automaker has finally brought the finely-tuned track focused sports car to our shores and though it sports an expensive price tag, it's a fraction of the asking price for some Italian and German sports cars. Lotus’s popular Exige …

  • Nissan’s X-Gear is now in showrooms

    The new X-Gear claims to be the vehicle that can do all you ask and is priced at a relatively affordable price. The automaker’s new crossover is said to be the Jack-of-All-Trades, able to cater to your every need whether …

  • Hyundai i30: Decent C-segment alternative

    Hyundai has just launched the new i30 here in Malaysia. This European designed vehicle comes with a slew of features and is competitively priced. Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors has just made the all new i30 available to Malaysian car buyers. Hyundai's …

  • Hamilton appointed as Technical Performance Consultant

    Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula One team's Lewis Hamilton has been appointed as Technical Performance Consultant by PETRONAS. PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad has appointed former F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton as Technical Performance Consultant for its PETRONAS PRIMAX line of fuels. It …

  • Ingraining skills through practice

    Improving your driving skill takes a lot of practice but you can speed up the process by taking part in driver training programmes. For many people, probably two of the most significant moments in their driving lives would have been …

  • New MINI: What’s different?

    The all-new MINI is has made it to our shores. It comes with the usual MINI funky goodness and for the first time ever, a three-cylinder engine. The third generation of the MINI range, launched late last year, has reached …

  • Honda launches the new City Thu, Mar 20, 2014
    Honda launches the new City

    The long awaited fourth generation Honda City has finally been launched here in Malaysia with very competitive prices. Honda Malaysia has launched the fourth iteration of its popular B-segment contender, the City today in Kuala Lumpur. Just as initially suspected, …

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