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Lexus Make Global Debut for new ES and RX at 2015 Shanghai Motor Show

Lexus unveiled the new ES luxury sedan and RX 200t – the turbo engine variant of the all-new fourth generation RX SUV – at the 2015 Shanghai International Motor Show.

2016 Lexus ES

New ES features an elegant and progressive styling package, enhanced luxury interior construction and new Lexus Safety System +, which was announced at the New York Motor Show earlier this month.

ES chief engineer Toshio Asahi said the comprehensive updates provided further polish to the refined sedan.

“Our development concept was ‘take the ES to the next level of elegance and progressive luxury’,” Mr Asahi said.

“The Lexus ES is renowned for its innovative exterior and interior design. We wanted to build on that and make it more elegant, and tailor the car with the latest technology Lexus has to offer.

“We’re confident that the new Lexus ES will be a leader in its class and attract a lot of attention,” Mr Asahi added.

2016 Lexus RX200t

RX 200t will replace the RX 270 variant and features Lexus’ innovative turbocharged 2.0-litre four cylinder engine. The same powerplant as NX200t.

The 8AR-FTS powerplant features VVT-iW (Variable Valve Timing-intelligent Wide) and a low-inertia, twin-scroll turbocharger with air-to-liquid intercooler.

It can also operate on both the fuel-saving Atkinson cycle and the conventional Otto cycle. The engine will be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission in RX 200t.

“Compared to the current-generation RX 270, you’ll notice that a major appeal point of the RX 200t is its ability to deliver seamless and continuous acceleration up to the mid- to high-speed range,” said RX chief engineer Takayuki Katsuda.

Photo Gallery: 2016 Lexus RX200t

Photo Gallery: 2016 Lexus ES

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) is offering 5-Years Free Maintenance and 5-Years Warranty for the Mitsubishi ASX

Ensure a greater peace-of-mind with your Mitsubishi ASX as Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia is offering 5 years’ worth of free maintenance and warranty.

Mitsubishi ASX

Mitsubishi Motors is the first to offer a 5-Year free maintenance package for the compact SUV segment. The free maintenance offer covers labour charge, engine oil, oil filter, air cleaner, transmission oil, fuel filter, brake fluid and coolant to name a few. (Limited to the first 1,000 units only, terms and conditions apply)

Priced at RM117, 334.31* (2WD variant) and RM131, 828.59*(4WD variant), the ASX is powered by a 2.0-litre MIVEC engine with an output of 150PS and 197Nm. Both 2WD and 4WD variants utilize a smooth INVECS-III CVT with Sports Mode offering six virtual ratios for enhanced driver involvement while maintaining superb fuel efficiency.  The ASX is available in four colours- Black Mica, Titanium Grey, Cool Silver and Solid White.

BMW Group Malaysia presents the first ever BMW World Malaysia

BMW Group Malaysia today open its doors to the first ever BMW World Malaysia, a three-day exhibition featuring six new vehicles from the BMW Group brands – BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad – as well as an experiential showcase of the brand’s landmark concept vehicles for the first time in Asia.

BMW World Malaysia 2015

During the opening ceremony, Mr. Alan Harris, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said, “We at BMW have always believed in creating an all-round unforgettable experience for our customers, and we wanted to do so through a space which communicates the heart of the brands we carry. We hope that with the BMW World Malaysia, our valued customers will enjoy a brand experience that is unlike any other.”

BMW i8

Open to the public from 17th to 19th of April 2015, the BMW World Malaysia will feature the largest display of premium automobiles represented by the BMW Group, which includes the introduction of the all-new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, the new BMW X6 and for the first time in Malaysia, BMWi with the all-new BMW i8.

BMW World Malaysia 2015

For MINI, the BMW World Malaysia will introduce the new MINI John Cooper Works, the new MINI Cooper 5-Door and the new locally-assembled MINI Cooper Countryman.

BMW World Malaysia 2015

For BMW Motorrad, BMW World Malaysia introduces new motorcycles in the form of the BMW S 1000 RR and the new BMW R 1200 R. The event will also showcase the pioneering innovations of the BMW Group in both design and technology with the first ever premiere of the BMW 328 Hommage in Asia as well as the BMW Concept Roadster motorcycle for the first time in Malaysia.

Mr. Harris added that the opening of the BMW World in Malaysia sets an unprecedented standard in the Malaysian automotive industry and will further solidify the company’s position as the leading premium car brand in the country.

“In the first three months of 2015, we at BMW Group Malaysia delivered a total of 1,729 BMW, MINI and Motorrad vehicles. This performance is in tandem with what we have observed in the Malaysian auto industry due to over speculation on pricing post GST. As we now progress further into 2015, we hope that car buyers have a much clearer conscience when deciding on their new BMW, MINI or Motorrad.” said Harris.

BMW Group Malaysia also announced that the premium automaker is revising the prices of all its BMW and MINI vehicles lower by up to 1.9% as well as BMW Motorrad to be lower by up to 18% to transfer the benefits gained from the implementation of the GST to its customers.

The retail prices (on the road, without insurance, with BMW Service + Repair Inclusive (BS+RI) ) for the following BMW vehicles are:

  • BMW 218i Active Tourer – RM 218,800.00
  • BMW 218i Active Tourer Luxury line – RM 248,800.00
  • BMW X6 xDrive35i – RM 718,800.00
  • BMW i8 – RM 1,188,800.00 (BMW i8 Price includes BMWi wallbox)

The retail prices (on the road, without insurance, with MINI Service Inclusive) for the following MINI vehicles are:

  • MINI John Cooper Works – RM 288,888.00
  • MINI Cooper 5-Door – RM 188,888.00
  • MINI Cooper Countryman – RM 198,888.00

The retail prices (on the road, without insurance) for the following BMW Motorrad vehicles are:

  • The new BMW S 1000 RR – RM 108,900.00
  • The new BMW R 1200 R – RM 91,900.00

Photo Gallery: BMW World Malaysia 2015

Toyota Nationwide Roadshow From Now Until 10th May 2015 in Malaysia

The Toyota Nationwide Roadshow has started and will be on-going until 10th May 2015. The highlight of the show is the introduction of the New Camry Hybrid with amazing new features such as full hybrid technology, blind spot monitor, dual exhaust system and 7 airbags.

April Promotion

The TRD Sportivo range will also be on display and these include the Vios TRD Sportivo & the New Hilux TRD Sportivo.

In addition, customers will receive a special sign-up offer when they sign-up for selected models at the roadshow, terms & conditions apply. All walk-ins who register as prospects will also receive exclusive Toyota merchandise while stocks last.

Join the Toyota roadshows and don’t miss the opportunity to experience the Toyota model line-ups, enjoy great special offers and exciting activities.

The location and dates of the roadshows are as follows:-

Central

Date

1

Centre Court, Pavillion, KL

13 – 19 April

2

Centre Court, AEON Taman Equine

14 – 19 April

3

LG, IOI Mall, Putrajaya

15 – 19 April

4

Centre Court, Alamanda, Putrajaya

15 – 19 April

5

AEON Metro Prima, Kepong

21 – 26 April

6

Centre Court, AEON Rawang Anggun Shopping Centre

21 – 26 April

North

Date

7

Atrium, Village Mall, Sg, Petani

15 – 19 April

8

Atrium, Taiping Sentral Mall

17 – 19 April

9

Centre Court, AEON Seri Manjung

21 – 26 April

10

C-Mart Arau, Kangar

23 – 25 April

11

Dataran Menara Condong, Teluk Intan

24 – 26 April

12

Arena Square, Tanjung Malim/Econsave Slim River

8 – 10 May

 

South

Date

13

Tanah Lapang, Bandar Utama, Segamat

16 – 18 April

14

Wetex Parade, Muar

17 – 19 April

15

Dataran Menara Jam, Kota Tinggi

23 – 25 April

16

Kiara Square Shopping Centre, Bahau

24 – 26 April

17

Atrium, Kluang Mall

8 – 10 May

 

 

East

Date

18

Centre Court, Mesra Mall, Kertih

15 – 19 April

19

Atrium, East Coast Mall, Kuantan

16 – 19 April

20

Pasaraya Tunas Manja, Raub

20 – 22 April

21

Mydin Mall, Gong Badak, Terengganu

20 – 26 April

22

Ground Floor, Star City Mall, Mentakab

24 – 26 April

 

Sabah

Date

23

Stesen Petronas, Kota Marudu

17 – 19 April

24

Sri Perdana, Lahad Datu

17 – 19 April

25

Open Space, Pekan Tambunan

17 – 19 April

26

Tamu Mingguan, Ranau

23 – 25 April

27

Financial Park, Labuan

24 – 26 April

28

Bas Terminal, Papar

24 – 26 April

29

City Mall, Kota Kinabalu

8 – 10 May

 

 

Sarawak

Date

30

Bintang Mega Mall, Miri

17 – 19 April

31

Medan Mall, Mukah

17 – 19 April

32

Boulevard Shopping Mall, Kuching

24 – 26 April

33

Next to Custom Office, Limbang

24 – 26 April

34

In front of Inrun Motor Showroom, Sri Aman

28 – 30 April

Peugeot 308 R Hybrid Concept is AWD & 500ps

While some of us eagerly awaits the confirmation for production of Peugeot 308 R Hybrid, Peugeot has release another 308 Concept.  The Peugeot 308 R Hybrid  as they call , it’s a plug-in petrol hybrid. Another words, it’s chargeable just like your iPhone, it’s run with petrol too and also a hybrid system that works the magic.

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Developed by Peugeot Sport division, horsepower numbers are big, 500ps (about 493hp). That’s BMW M5 or Nissan GTR category.  All wheel drive system is in place along with this huge power output. Peugeot Sport are push the  4-cylinder petrol 1.6-liter THP S&S engine (270PS/266hp) and an 85kW (115PS/114hp) electric motor linked to the 6-speed gearbox driving the front wheels, as well as a similar electric motor driving the rear axle.All of these allows the 308 R Hybrid to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4 seconds and to cover 1 kilometer from a standing start in 22 seconds. Top speed is limited electronically at 250 km/h, while CO2 emissions are just 70 g/km.

All thought a plug-in hybrid, the 308 R Hybrid carries a more aggressive looks with a modified front end sporting louvers on the bonnet as well as a modified bumper and grille with checked pattern over the standard Peugeot 308.The side air scoops integrate the sequential LED indicators while the central scoop sports the car’s signature 308 R Hybrid badge, carved into the block. The concept features an intense blue exterior color combined with matte black on the rear doors.

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308 R Hybrid sports a unique interior design with four individual seats and a blue and black color scheme which we wait to see more next week. For now, they said, the Peugeot 308 R Hybrid cabin features a stretched-out central console and four bucket seats upholstered in fawn-colored patinated leather. Red accents are visible around the dials, on the steering wheel center marker and on the center console. The wheels of the 308 R Hybrid rides on 235/35 R19 tyres set on tracks that have been widened by 80mm (3.15-inch) At the rear, Peugeot 308 R Hybrid features a narrow spoiler at the top of the tailgate and a bumper with two scoops that aerodynamically help keep the battery temperature down by drawing out the hot air.

The weight distribution is 60 percent to the front and 40 percent to the rear, with a weight/power ratio of 3.1 kg/PS. The Peugeot 308 R Hybrid concept is scheduled to debut in Shanghai Auto Show next week.

Gallery : Peugeot 308 R Hybrid