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AWE Tuning Launches MK7 Volkswagen GTI Exhaust Suite

AWE Tuning has announced the release of their Exhaust Suite for the Mk7 Volkswagen GTI. This system is the first Volkswagen exhaust system that AWE Tuning has offered with a lifetime warranty and also features the AWE Tuning Fitment Guarantee.

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“We’ve leveraged our experience in developing four generations of GTI exhausts to produce the finest and most comprehensive exhaust suite on the market,” said AWE Tuning VP of Marketing Jesse Kramer. “With our many different package offerings, we offer the consumer unrivaled ability to dial in the sound they’re looking for.”

AWE Tuning Mk7 GTI Exhaust Suite Highlights:

- Products starting at USD869.
- 21HP max gains without any software.
- 102mm tips, available in Chrome Silver or Diamond Black.
- Three piece exhaust design for simplified install.
- Full 3” design crafted from T304 Stainless Steel.
- Engineered flex pipe on Performance Downpipe isolates engine movement and prevents mount tearing.
- 200 cell HJS HD catalyst (Only High-Durability catalyst on
the market for the GTI).
- AWE Tuning Performance Downpipe offers a weight savings of 4.5 lbs. over the stock downpipe.
- New “Fitment Guarantee”.
- Lifetime Warranty on exhaust.
- No CEL Guarantee.

Mazda to Debut All-New CX-3 Compact Crossover SUV at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced that its all-new compact crossover SUV, named the Mazda CX-3, will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show, running from 21-30 November 2014.

Mazda CX-3 Sketch

Mazda CX-3 is the fifth vehicle in Mazda’s line-up of new-generation products that feature the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and KODO-Soul of Motion design. In pursuing a design of beauty and sophistication, the essence of KODO-the expression of life within a vehicle-has been evolved to produce a sharper form with an enhanced sense of speed. 

In addition, the all-new Mazda MX-5 two-seater open-top sports car (Mazda Roadster in Japan) will make its North American auto show debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The engine line-up for the all-new MX-5 will be tailored to each market, and feature either a 1.5-liter or 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine, tuned exclusively for the model and mounted longitudinally. North American-specification models will only be fitted with the SKYACTIV-G 2.0 gasoline engine.

Key Exhibits at Los Angeles Auto Show

Reference exhibits
- All-new Mazda CX-3 (World Premiere)
- All-new Mazda MX-5
Vehicles scheduled for sale
- Updated Mazda6 (World Premiere)
- Updated Mazda CX-5 (World Premiere)
Vehicle currently on sale
- Mazda3, Mazda6, Mazda CX-5, Mazda5, Mazda2, Mazda CX-9
Technology exhibits
- All-new Mazda MX-5 SKYACTIV-Chassis
- SKYACTIV-G 2.0 gasoline engine
- SKYACTIV-G 2.5 gasoline engine

New Nissan Serena S-Hybrid Facelift is now open for booking in Malaysia

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) will launch the New Serena S-Hybrid Facelift very soon and it is now open for booking. Nissan Serena S-Hybrid Facelift in Malaysia

The face lifted new Serena Hybrid is a CKD(Completely Knock Down) version and is assembled at Tan Chong’s manufacturing plant in Serendah. The first hybrid MPV comes in two grades, Premium Highway Star and Highway Star.
Nissan Serena S-Hybrid Facelift in Malaysia
The estimated price for the New Serena S-Hybrid Facelift are:

PREMIUM HIGHWAY STAR: Below RM 150,000
HIGHWAY STAR: Below RM 140,000

What’s new?

BOLD 3-DIMENSIONAL FRONT GRILLE
The bonnet, fender, front bumper and side moulding design express a sense of unity with luxurious style. Newly design 16″ alloy wheels, adds to overall aesthetics and leave a lasting impression.

LED HEADLAMPS with LED SIGNATURE LAMPS
See clearly and far ahead with first-in-class LED Headlamps and Signature Lamps that provide excellent road view.

REAR LED COMBINATION LAMPS
The attractive S-shaped LED combination lamps provide quick illumination; giving following vehicles ample time to react.

TWIN POWERED SLIDING DOORS
Easy access with one-touch powered sliding door.

SMART-HYBRID TECHNOLOGY
The Serena S-Hybrid firmly assists in Nissan’s endeavour and commitment to eco friendliness. The ECO Mode provides best-in-class fuel economy of 15.2 KM/L (JC08 mode).

SMART SEATS
2nd row Captain Seats allow walk-through access. It can also be moved inwards, creating a Twin Seat and granting 3rd row passengers an easier entrance/exit.

Ford’s ‘Big Deal’ Promotion Earns You 200,000 AirAsia BIG Points, More Rewards, More Discounts

Ford and local distributor Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) today announced that its annual ‘Big Deal’ promotion is back in Malaysia, with rewards and discounts for Ford customers nationwide.

 New Ford Fiesta 

‘Ford Big Deal’ Promotion

Ford is offering 200,000 AirAsia BIG Pointsfor Fiesta, Focus, Kuga and selected Ranger variants including 3.2L XLT (MT), 2.2L XL (MT), 2.2L XLT (AT), and 2.2L XLT (MT) that are booked and registered within the promotional period. Customers then have the option to convert their points to four return flights to Australia or Japan, eight return flights to Bali, or 20 return flights to Thailand on AirAsia, in accordance with terms and conditions of the AirAsia Big Loyalty Programme.

Ford Kuga

Additionally, Ford is offering cash rebates for newly booked and registered Fiesta, Focus, Kuga and Ranger 3.2L XLT (MT) nameplates. This nationwide promotion is valid from now through 31 December 2014.

‘Ford Big Deal Service’ Promotion

Kicking off on 1 November and running through to 31 December, this aftersales promotion offers special discount packages on lubricants, brakes, timing belts and clutch parts for selected Ford models. 

The ‘Lubricant Package’ offers customers a 20 percent discount off engine oil and oil filters from Castrol and Motorcraft oil. Models eligible for this promotion include the Ranger pickup truck, Everest and Escape 2.0L, 2.3L and 3.0L SUVs, and Fiesta, Focus TDCi, Focus 2005-2010, Mondeo 2.0L EcoBoost and 2.3L, and S-Max passenger cars.

Ford Ranger

In addition, Ranger, Everest and Fiesta owners can enjoy a 10 percent discount on timing belt replacements, with the same discount available for Ranger and Everest brakes and Ranger clutch parts.

Ford is also offering a 10 percent discount off light maintenance parts covering wiper blades, fuel filters, air filters, coolant and spark plugs. Models eligible include the Ranger TDCi, J97, T6 2.2L and T6 3.2L, Everest and Escape 2.0L, 2.3L and 3.0L, and Fiesta 1.6L, Focus TDCi, Focus 2005-2010, Mondeo 2.0L EcoBoost and 2.3L, and S-Max.

To participate, customers simply need to register for an e-mail coupon at www.fordconsumer.com and present it at any authorised Ford Service Centre to redeem the relevant ‘Ford Big Deal Service’ offer.

The ‘Ford Big Deal Service’ promotion is applicable for Ford vehicles without an Extended Service Plan (ESP), and excludes labour charges. 

Lexus Introduces First Hybrid AWD System with NX300h

The all-new Lexus NX 300h will introduce an electronically-driven, rear-wheel all-wheel-drive system to the Australian compact luxury SUV class at its launch next week.

The Lexus NX 300h will introduce the Lexus E-Four AWD system - a Lexus-first technology that debuted on RX hybrid models - to the Australian compact luxury SUV category

The Lexus E-Four system, which debuted on RX hybrid models in 2006, features an additional electric motor at the rear of the vehicle and enables the rear wheels to be driven purely by electric power.

The front axle works in concert with the Lexus Hybrid system and can be propelled by petrol or electric power, or a mixture of both.

The system removes the need for a mechanical link to the rear of the vehicle, reducing fuel consumption by preventing friction losses and only driving the rear wheels when required

The Lexus NX 300h will introduce the Lexus E-Four AWD system - a Lexus-first technology that debuted on RX hybrid models - to the Australian compact luxury SUV category

The E-Four system deactivates under normal driving conditions to maximise fuel efficiency. The system also ensures stable driving performance when traction is limited by optimising front/rear torque distribution. 

Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley said Lexus’ introduction of the technology to the segment was yet another example of the brand pushing the envelope in the area of fuel-saving hybrid technology. 

“The E-Four system is not just technology for the sake of it – it combines real-world fuel savings with the safety benefits of all-wheel drive in a clever and efficient package,” Mr Hanley said.

“E-Four has been proven over eight years of use in Lexus RX hybrid models, and we’re proud to introduce it to the compact luxury category,” he added.

Lexus has introduced other hybrid innovations to the market including the hybrid SUV, hybrid all-wheel-drive V8, hybrid luxury sedan and split-cell hybrid battery.