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Wald International’s Black Bison styling packages for Lexus RX350 / RX450h

Wald International's Black Bison styling packages for Lexus RX350 / RX450h

Wald International's Black Bison styling packages for Lexus RX350 / RX450h

The Japanese automaker’s luxury SUV received from Wald International’s the latest Black Bison styling packages that give the Lexus RX350 and RX450h an aggressive new look. The total makeover includes a new front bumper with large air-inlets, side skirts, a new rear bumper that houses a diffuser, redesigned front grille, a pair of twin tail pipes, a roof spoiler and Wald International’s multispoke alloy wheels.

Furthermore, Wald International’s also offers an interior enhancements such as an alloy pedal set and specific floor mats.

Click here to view 12 photos of Wald International’s Black Bison styling packages for Lexus RX350 / RX450h

NAP(National Automotive Policy) Review Release October 2009

NEW UPDATE!! Highlights of the new National Automotive Policy announced on Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009. Click Here!!

NEW UPDATE 2 !!  Malaysia National Automotive Policy (NAP) 2010 Review by Fastmotoring.com . Click Here!!


The Malaysia Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) will be releasing the review of National Automotive Policy by October 2009. We will be expecting some drastic changes as compare to the current automotive industry of Malaysia.

NAP Review Proton Perodua

We would be expecting the new policy would benefits automakers to establish manufacturing & assembly facilities and it might include steps to impove and assist the automotive component industry.There could be incentives or benefits would likely to be given to companies to manufacture green, eco-friendly vehicles.Representiative of International Trade and Industry Ministry mentioned last month in a statement that the review of the NAP would concertrate to ensure orderly development of the local automotive industry.The new NAP review which will be released next month is hoped to create a attractive investment environment for new investments and expansion of existing investments.Malaysia Government would like to take this chance to enhance the usage of the new technologies for the local automotive industry and at the same time increase bumiputra participation in the sector.

The industry players said that the new policy will take away the national and non-national car markers. Hence, auto companies could be catergorized as local or non-local companies. A local automotive company would mean one of the manufacturer regardless of ownership origin. Companies who wish to set up manfacturing or assembly plant would be granted licences more easily as a step to encourage investment.As a step to assist the vehicle components companies, there will be steps to encourage geunie parts. Standards will be enforced on vehicle, to promote low emission vehicle.All incentives could attract automakers to locate their green car project in Malaysia instead of Thailand.

The review was as it was so timely consumed is to moniter sector’s progress and come out with incentives that would have the industry grow further. The review has been taken account to refer and compare the various automotive policy worldwide.It is expected that the new NAP would provide a transparent framework in this industry.As Malayisa is the only Asean country with a national car manufacturer and Proton’s R&D centre, including the crash test course, was on par with international standards. It will definately would be a plus point if goverment would be able to make use of it for industry.Even if this NAP takes effect it will take a while to have an effect on the sector but in order to suceed, the government need to look into export markets as well.

Back in 2006, NAP has reduced import taxes on most imported vehicles and lowered car prices as one of the attempt to make the country a regional automotive hub, although there’s still a long way to go. There’s also been widely debated critics that there could still certain policy to protect Proton and Perodua.Nevertheless most of the Malaysian would like to see how the government address the issue of AP (Approved permits), and hopefully a cheaper price tag on vehicles.

BMW Hybrid Turbo Diesel Concept with EfficientDynamics as Key Element

BMW Gullwing

BMW has created a future sports car today. Built with 2+2 seater with plug-in full-hybrid technology, this one of a kind sports car has the performance of a BMW M3 and a fuel consumption of a Toyota Prius.This outstanding result is made possible by the combination of BMW ActiveHybrid components with an extremely economical combustion engine, and outstanding aerodynamic qualities. The aggresive styling of the car is designed with a pair of huge transparent gullwing doors as a resemblance of a true super car and easy access for 4 people on board.

BMW Hybrid Feature

BMW Hybrid Super car is powered by all-new 3-cylinder 1.5 litre turbodiesel engine that is mounted in front of the rear axle like in an agile mid-engine sports car.Fuel is injected by the latest generation of High Precision Direct Injection, and the turbocharger features variable intake geometry for maximum efficiency and reduce fuel consumption. The engine produces is 163 hp with peak torque of 214 lb-ft. mated with a double-clutch transmission (DCT).

There’s 2 other electric motor in this concept.The 1st compact electric motor is positioned between the diesel engine and the gearbox outputs a consistent 33 horsepower and is able to reach a peak of up to 51 hp. Maximum torque for this  electric motor is 214 lb-ft, the power, either supporting the diesel engine or in all-electric motoring.

The second electric motor placed on the front axle. This motor known as hybrid synchronous motor, continuous produce 80 horsepower and peak torque of 162 lb-ft. And An extra of 112 horsepower is available for a period of up to 30 seconds, and, for a 10-second “burst,” the electric motor is able to develop 139 horsepower.

BMW Hybrid Engine

Depending on driving conditions, the two electric motors could be utilized for both accelerating and regenerating energy when applying the brakes and while coasting. This method ensures efficient energy management, with the status of the lithium-polymer battery level constantly remaining within the optimum level. When accelerating, the electric motors help to boost the car for even greater performance, ensuring immediate response and a significant reduction in fuel consumption. For a short maximum output of all three engines is up to 356 hp, with a maximum torque of 590 lb-ft. As a result, 0-100 in 4.8 seconds. With a Amazing average fuel consumption of 3.76 liters/100 kilometers. The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept is equipped with a 25 litre fuel tank for diesel and with a full charge of electricity, this concept car are able to travel up to approximately 694km.

BMW Aerodynamics

The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept comes with unusual measurement tires and rims on a sports car. The tires measure 195/55, but with a large 21-inch rims. This unique combination with the sophisticated axle geometry, ensures agile driving behavior as BMW claimed.The Shell of the Bmw Vision EfficientDynamics Concept car is developed with dynamic look of BMW sports car based on BMW experience in Motorsport industry. The concept a car is result of high-tech lightweight techonlogy and aerodynamic efficiency.Measuring only 48.8″ in height with sweeping, arch-like roofline, the overall vehicle concept for a drag coefficient of just 0.22.

BMW Hybrid Sports Car

As for the design of the interior, BMW focus on both the fascinating driving experience and, in particular, on transparent, hands-on technology and maximum reduction of weight. Many parts of the concept vehicle are built in expressing the “transparent” character of the car as a visualization feel of lightweight technology. The chassis and suspension of BMW Vision EfficientDynamics are made completely of aluminum and the roof and the outer skin on the doors are made almost completely of a special polycarbonate glass automatically darkening as a function of the light shining on the car.

BMW Hybrid Sports Car Interior

This hybrid sports car also comes with some sort of particallity. Measuring 181.1″ in length, 74.8″ in width and 48.8″ in height, this unique concept car offers space for up to four passengers and their luggage of about two golf bags. With one of the focus is lightweight construction strategy applied on the car, the curb weight about 1400kg. In its power-to-weight ratio as compared to others sports car, the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics concept car is far superior to all others.

BMW Efficient Rear

From the rear BMW has design a eye-catching “floating” LED lights. Much like one samurai transformer’s face.BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept car is the result of efficiency, driving pleasure, technology, and emotional design from BMW this year.

Continue here – Along with tons of Photos and Official Video from BMW

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Interior

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the website for the SLS AMG called “From the Ground Up,” and it has all the information you need to know from top to bottom of the all-new SLS AMG.

We would say that the website will has enough info to keep you busy until the car official launch on next year, Moreover, this beauty queen will be unveiling next week in Frankfurt.

Click here to view 31 photos of 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

VW Tiguan with new line of styling accessories

Volkswagen’s Accessories arm has released a new line of products for VW Tiguan SUV. The range includes front and rear protective guards, and rocker panels with integrated steps. All parts are available in brushed aluminum look or in matte silver finish and can be combined with a new all-around aerodynamics package.

The aero pack includes a front and rear skirting, a roof spoiler and protective fender expansions while buyers can also choose from a variety of alloy wheel designs in sizes up to 19-inches.

2009 VW Tiguan

2009 VW Tiguan

Click here to view the VW Tiguan new styling accessories