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Buying a Used Truck? These 5 Rule the Worksite

  • Tuesday 19th May 2020
Do you need a used truck that's rugged enough for the worksite? These five models, which include the Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra, should easily do the job. The post Buying a Used Truck? These 5 Rule the Worksite appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

We Tried City Living with an Electric Car

  • Friday 1st May 2020
Think an electric car fits your lifestyle? We took a Nissan Leaf into the city for a week to find out just how easy it is to live with an EV. The post We Tried City Living with an Electric Car appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

The Best Compact Crossovers—No Matter Your Budget

  • Tuesday 28th April 2020
Whether you have $50,000 to spend or $5,000, this list of the best compact crossovers will help you find one that suits your lifestyle and your budget. The post The Best Compact Crossovers—No Matter Your Budget appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

U.S. Automakers Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic

  • Friday 27th March 2020
This article takes a look at the actions automakers are taking in response to the coronavirus situation and how those are affecting employees. The post U.S. Automakers Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

The Mercedes CLA-Class: A Luxurious Super Commuter

  • Thursday 5th March 2020
The CLA may fill a small niche for Mercedes shoppers, but it does so beautifully, combining style, poise, and technology in a gorgeous package. The post The Mercedes CLA-Class: A Luxurious Super Commuter appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

The Range Rover Sport HST Hits the Sweet Spot

  • Wednesday 12th February 2020
Land Rover needs little introduction to the luxury-shopping community. The famed British company owns nearly exclusive rights to the top of the luxury SUV mountain—at least for those with their eyes set below the two-hundred-thousand-and-up club dominated by Rolls-Royce and Bentley. The flagship, full-size Range Rover remains Land Rover’s crown jewel. However, the smaller Range […] The post The Range Rover Sport HST Hits the Sweet Spot appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

With the 2020 Infiniti Q50, Style Comes Standard

  • Saturday 18th January 2020
The 2020 Infiniti Q50 looks exceptional, and the 400 Red Sport trim offers elite performance. Should it be on your shopping list? The post With the 2020 Infiniti Q50, Style Comes Standard appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

The Jaguar F-PACE SVR: A Modern-Day Supercar

  • Friday 10th January 2020
Performance SUVs like the BMW X5M, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, and Porsche Cayenne Turbo redefined what shoppers can expect from a high-riding crossover. With the F-PACE's new SVR trim, Jaguar can finally compete with those rocket ships. The post The Jaguar F-PACE SVR: A Modern-Day Supercar appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

CarGurus: Looking Forward to 2020

  • Saturday 28th December 2019
We’re coming to the end of another year. But with 2020 right around the corner, we’ve got plenty to look forward to. We ask our editors what they’re excited to see in the coming year. Feel free to add your own thoughts here or on our Facebook page. Megan Hennessey, CarGurus US Editor Next year, […] The post CarGurus: Looking Forward to 2020 appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

The 2019 Ford Ranger Packs Plenty for the Price

  • Saturday 21st December 2019
It’s no secret that trucks have gotten uncomfortably expensive. While the memory of $30- and even $20,000 pickups remains fresh in their minds, most modern pickup-truck shoppers will be greeted at the dealership by bona fide luxe trucks. The 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 that CarGurus recently reviewed cost more than $66,000, and a new Ford […] The post The 2019 Ford Ranger Packs Plenty for the Price appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

Affordable modifications for the 2020 Hyundai Creta [Video]

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Hyundai recently launched the all-new Creta in the market. Just like older generation model, the new version is also a massive success. Hyundai recently announced that they have received over 55,000 bookings for next-generation Creta. They also revealed that 60 percent of total vehicles booked are diesel variants. Aftermarket accessories have started arriving in the […]

Most popular AmazonBasics automotive accessories you can buy TODAY!

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
There are now numerous car accessories brands and many of them manufacture sub-standard accessories that can have a short life or even cause accidents. AmazonBasics is an in-house brand of Amazon that offers several car accessories and all of them are of high-quality and affordable. If you are in the market looking for new car […]

Royal Enfield launches new range of LEGAL aftermarket silencers (exhaust muffler) for Classic 350 retro motorcycles

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Royal Enfield is one of the popular two-wheeler manufacturer in the country. Their retro styled modern motorcycles have a cult following and some even modify these bikes to match personal preferences. Earlier, Royal Enfield had come up with customization options, where customers can purchase accessories like alloy wheels, panniers, engine guard, crash guard and other […]

20 affordable car accessories that enhance COMFORT

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Accessories go a long way in making your car a more personal, comfortable space. And many accessories are very affordable as well. Today, we bring you 20 such affordable accessories that will enhance the comfort of your car in a big way. Also check these out! Car security accessories 20 car accessories for improving comfort […]

41 car gadgets, accessories, car care essentials!

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
From stuff that costs a couple hundred rupees to several thousands, this big list of car accessories and gadgets covers the needs of almost all Indian drivers, we think! Car security accessories you can buy on Amazon India 20 car accessories for improving comfort High tech gadgets you can buy in India Seat belt cushion […]

Extra Powerful Kia Seltos GT Line sold abroad: What it drives like [Video]

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Kia launched their Seltos SUV in the Indian market last year and the car quickly became popular. The Seltos is a global SUV and is sold internationally as well. Kia Motors have been offering Seltos in international market with different set of engine and is even available with an AWD system which we don’t get […]

10 accessories from Amazon to make your regular car look & feel SPORTY!

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Cars can be used for several years at a stretch but many feel that it gets boring to drive the same car for years. If you have reached the same stage and want to make your car feel sporty and fresh, here are a few aftermarket accessories that you can use. Here are ten such […]

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 vs KTM RC390 in a top-end race [Video]

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Royal Enfield motorcycles were made for comfortable long rides and were perfect for long distance touring. The KTM RC 390, on the other hand is a purely performance oriented machine. A few years ago, Royal Enfield launched their flagship models Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 in the Indian market and just like other Royal […]

Beautifully restored Tata Estate on video: Blast from the past

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Tata Motors has a wide range of products in their line up. One of the cars that Tata Motors had launched early in the 1990’s was the Estate station wagon. As the name suggests, it had loads of space on the inside. Unfortunately, the Tata Estate was way ahead of its time and later due […]

Kia Seltos with Rolls Royce-style starlit interiors [Video]

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
The Seltos SUV was the first product launched by Kia Motors in India. It has become a huge success and is a very common sight on our roads. Aftermarket accessories and modifications are now available for Kia Seltos and we have seen number of modified examples across the country. We have featured a couple of […]

Your car’s floor mat needs an upgrade: Here is why!

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Car mats are one of the most ignored parts in your car and yet they are vital to keeping your car clean and fresh. Most often we just dust our mats and ignore them for a few weeks before repeating the cycle. The floor of the car can become very dirty over a period of […]

Kia Motors sells 1 lakh units of the Seltos & Carnival combined in India: Breaks a record

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Ever since it entered the Indian car market last year, Kia Motors had a dream run with their Seltos SUV. Later, Kia launched the Carnival luxury MPV, which is also doing good in terms of numbers. Kia Motors is now celebrating the historic milestone of one lakh sales in India. The company becomes the fastest […]

Citroen Aircross C5 trial production starts in India: SUV to take on likes of Jeep Compass

  • Friday 31st July 2020
French carmaker Citroen has officially begun its trial production in India. The first car to come out from the assembly line is the C5 Aircross, which will become the first car from the manufacturer in the Indian market. Citroen and CK Birla have joined hands in India to launch new cars. The production facility is […]

Upcoming Kia Sonet compact SUV’s bookings open unofficially at Rs 25,000

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Kia’s third car in the Indian market – the Sonet will be unveiled officially on 7th August in India. The concept form of the all-new car was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo and soon, the production version will be globally revealed. Since the success of Kia’s first car in India – the Seltos, there […]

Mercedes-Benz GLE & 7 Bharat Benz tippers worth crores SEIZED

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Roy Kurian who was recently arrested for violating COVID-19 lockdown rules and partying at a club was booked for holding a roadshow to celebrate the delivery of his new trucks. After the Kerala Police lodged a formal complaint, they have now seized all the vehicles that were involved in the roadshow. It includes a Mercedes-Benz […]

This Harley Davidson is actually a 125cc Yamaha Enticer [Video]

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Remember the person who made a Volkswagen Beetle at home? Well, he is back with another homemade project and this time, it is a bike. Rakesh Babu, who became popular after making his dream car – a Volkswagen Beetle has now made a Harley-Davidson 48 and it looks fantastic. While there are many who do […]

Hyundai Verna Facelift: New TVC out

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Hyundai recently launched the facelifted version of their mid size sedan Verna in the market. It competes with cars like Honda City, Maruti Ciaz, Skoda Rapid and Volkswagen Vento in the segment. The Verna launched in the market is not a generation update but a facelift only. The car has already started reaching dealerships and […]

Kia Seltos looks fabulous in this bright yellow wrap

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Launched last year in the Indian market, the all-new Kia Seltos became a popular product in the Indian market. It also became the best-selling car in the segment for a few months and still remains a popular choice in the segment. The Seltos has futuristic looks and many are pleased to see the way it […]

Features of upcoming Kia Sonet revealed through new teaser images

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Before the official unveiling of the all-new Kia Sonet in India on 7th August 2020, the official sketches of the cabin have been released. The all-new Sonet will take on the established cars like the Hyundai Venue, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and more. Since the sub-4m car will arrive in the market a […]

Jeep Compass Night Eagle Limited Edition SUV launched in India

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
American SUV manufacturer Jeep had released a teaser image of the Night Eagle edition of Compass SUV on their twitter account earlier this month. Now, the manufacturer has officially launched the limited edition version of Compass in the market. This has been launched as part of Jeep Compass’ third year anniversary in the country. Prices […]

Check This BMW 2 Series Coupe Render

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Over the past couple of weeks, a few spy photos of the upcoming BMW 2 Series Coupe have surfaced. However, in all of the photos, the 2 Series test mules have all been heavily covered... The article Check This BMW 2 Series Coupe Render appeared first on BMW BLOG

MotoGP 2020: Shell Malaysia Motorcycle GP cancelled

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has announced the cancellation of this year’s Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for October 30 to November 1, 2020, concerns surrounding the pandemic […] The post MotoGP 2020: Shell Malaysia Motorcycle GP cancelled appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Toyota Hilux facelift teased by UMWT – Malaysian launch of the pick-up truck just around the corner?

  • Friday 31st July 2020
Selamat Hari Raya Aidiladha! How has your holiday been so far? The folks at UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) aren’t letting anyone off this long weekend – the company has released a teaser of a new […] The post 2020 Toyota Hilux facelift teased by UMWT – Malaysian launch of the pick-up truck just around the corner? appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

August 2020 week one fuel price – only diesel goes up

  • Friday 31st July 2020
With Friday comes the usual weekly fuel price update. No change in the price of petrol for the coming August 1 to 7 week, which is good news for users of the fuel, and while […] The post August 2020 week one fuel price – only diesel goes up appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPYSHOTS: Genesis G70 Shooting Brake seen testing

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Genesis’ 3 Series fighter, the G70 was spotted in facelift form running tests ahead of its debut a couple of months back, and now’s the turn of its Shooting Brake sibling. Europe remains one of […] The post SPYSHOTS: Genesis G70 Shooting Brake seen testing appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Mitsubishi Xpander vs Honda BR-V – spec-by-spec comparison of 7-seat MPVs ahead of Xpander launch

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
At long last, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has confirmed that the Xpander is finally, finally coming to Malaysia. The seven-seat MPV-cum-SUV will be launched later this year with its eyes firmly set on taking on […] The post Mitsubishi Xpander vs Honda BR-V – spec-by-spec comparison of 7-seat MPVs ahead of Xpander launch appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Renault suffers record 7.29 bil euro loss in 1H 2020 – CEO Luca de Meo says it’s a ‘disturbing wake up call’

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Yesterday, you read about PSA Group – the maker of Peugeot/Citroen and owner of Opel – recording a profit in the first half of 2020 despite Covid-19 hitting Europe hard. But its fellow French carmaker […] The post Renault suffers record 7.29 bil euro loss in 1H 2020 – CEO Luca de Meo says it’s a ‘disturbing wake up call’ appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

REVIEW: Harley-Davidson FXDR 114, RM116,400 – bringing power to the people, Milwaukee 8 style?

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
As a motorcycle icon, the Harley-Davidson (H-D) brand is somewhat polarising. A recent campaign to increase the model count – 120 ‘new’ models by official accounts – along with forays into new market segments like […] The post REVIEW: Harley-Davidson FXDR 114, RM116,400 – bringing power to the people, Milwaukee 8 style? appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Skoda Enyaq iV reveals its interior in official sketch

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Skoda’s first electric SUV, the Enyaq iV, will only make its debut on September 1, so to keep people interested until then, the Czech carmaker is slowly dropping details about its upcoming model. This time, […] The post Skoda Enyaq iV reveals its interior in official sketch appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 BMW Motorrad range revealed, new colours, EU5

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Moving forward into the next model year, BMW Motorrad has detailed changes and revisions to is 2021 motorcycle catalogue. These include rationalisations to colour schemes, Euro 5 compliance and Option 719 factory mods to certain […] The post 2021 BMW Motorrad range revealed, new colours, EU5 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

PSA Group announces new eVMP platform, to be used for larger vehicles with plug-in or electric powertrains

  • Thursday 30th July 2020
Peugeot has revealed more details on its newly-announced eVMP or Electric Vehicle Modular Platform, which is set to be rolled out in the next few years. From now until 2025, the group will shift its […] The post PSA Group announces new eVMP platform, to be used for larger vehicles with plug-in or electric powertrains appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Watch the Tata Harrier tackle off road obstacles like a BOSS [Video]

  • Saturday 1st August 2020
The Harrier was one of the most anticipated SUV from home grown manufacturer Tata Motors. Tata launched the Harrier early last year and soon, the SUV quickly became popular among customers because of its imposing looks and sharp price. The big Tata vehicle competes with cars such as the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, […]

Here are 14 AmazonBasics car & motorcycle accessories selling at 60% discount!

  • Friday 7th August 2020
AmazonBasics sells a lot of accessories for cars and motorcycles. The best part about the accessories carrying the AmazonBasics brand is that they’re of high quality, and are also much more affordable than accessories from other brands. Amazon’s Prime Day sale is now on, and here are 14 AmazonBasics car & motorcycle accessories selling at […]

Tata Harrier BS6 Automatic selling at a HEFTY Rs. 1 lakh discount

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Tata Motors launched the Harrier SUV earlier last year. It was a highly anticipated SUV from the brand and it grabbed attention of many buyers after the launch. It is now a very commonly spotted SUV on our roads. Tata gave Harrier a minor update earlier this year to keep up with the ever growing […]

Production version of 2020 Mahindra Thar: New pictures reveal more

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Mahindra Thar is one of the highly-anticipated cars in India. The manufacturer has been testing the car for a long time in the Indian market. There are numerous pictures of the all-new Mahindra Thar testing on the Indian roads. Mahindra has finally announced that the all-new Thar will be unveiled on 15th August. Before the […]

Maruti Suzuki True Value: Trusted Pioneer in the pre-owned car market

  • Friday 7th August 2020
With over 1,252 outlets across 942 cities, Maruti Suzuki True Value has, since its launch in 2001, been the preferred option for those looking to buy a pre-owned car. But what if you want to sell a car? The good news is that the trusted True Value channel will now buy your pre-owned car as […]

Kia Sonet: First look review and walkaround video

  • Friday 7th August 2020
After showcasing the concept model of the Sonet at the 2020 Auto Expo, Kia has finally unveiled the production version of the car. The Sonet is a highly-anticipated car, especially after the market gave a massive response to the first two cars from the brand – the Seltos and the Carnival. It will take on […]

Kia Sonet compact SUV unveiled: Launching soon

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Kia Motors has just unveiled the Sonet and the prices for the sub-4 meter compact SUV will be announced at launch, which is expected to happen next month. We hope that Kia Motors manages to keep a competitive price for its product, turning on the heat in this already competitive sub-4 meter SUV segment. This […]

Woman biker on a Yamaha RX-Z BUSTED by MVD for breaking rules [Video]

  • Friday 7th August 2020
With the rising technology and social media platforms, the police departments are using such technologies to counter the crimes. Traffic police departments in many states have started accepting the violations that are reported through social media. The new way of reporting the violations on the roads has definitely caused trouble to many unsuspecting violators who […]

Made-in-India Royal Enfield ‘ELECTRIC’ Bullet: Check it out!

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Electric vehicles are often deemed as the future of the automobiles. While manufacturers are working to launch electric vehicles in the market, there are many who are also working on retrofitting electric vehicle components on regular vehicles. Here is a Royal Enfield Bullet that has been smartly converted into an electric vehicle in India. Here […]

Toyota Urban Cruiser looks like a mini Fortuner: Bookings open from 21st August

  • Thursday 6th August 2020
Toyota India will soon launch its second badge-engineered product in the Indian market after the Glanza based on the Baleno. The manufacturer has already released an official teaser image of the car and here is the first image of the vehicle as shared by ACI. Based on the Vitara Brezza, Toyota’s newest launch will be […]

Toyota Fortuner TRD officially launched in India

  • Thursday 6th August 2020
Toyota has launched the limited-edition version of the very successful Fortuner in India. The Fortuner TRD (Toyota Racing Department) is now available with added features and more aggressive looks. It is available in two variants and both of them are automatic. It is a limited edition model but Toyota has not officially said about the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo just bought the world’s most EXPENSIVE car, the Bugatti Centodieci

  • Thursday 6th August 2020
Football as a game has a very huge fan base all round the world and names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi are some of the popular names in the game. Cristiano Ronaldo who is Portugal’s national football player is famous for his game and love for his cars. He has a variety of sports cars […]

Hyundai Venue IMT video reviewed for the first time

  • Thursday 6th August 2020
Hyundai is India’s second largest car manufacturer and is quite popular in the market. They offer a number of vehicles and one of the latest launches from the brand was an updated version of Venue compact SUV. Hyundai introduced an industry-first feature in this sub-4 meter compact SUV, called iMT or intelligent manual transmission. The […]

Upcoming Tata Hornbill HBX micro SUV spied testing before official launch in 2021

  • Thursday 6th August 2020
Tata showcased the HBX concept at the 2020 Auto Expo. The all-new car that will become the brand’s entry-level SUV will be launched next year after the lockdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic caused a delay. The all-new HBX showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo is more than 95% similar to the production model as […]

How Petrol Engines Caught up with Diesels

  • Wednesday 5th August 2020
If ever a word did justice to petrol cars, it has to be “whooshhh”! The “whoo” defines its speed off the block, and the “shhh” bears proof of how quiet they can be. Had it not been for the “kitna deti hai” phenomenon and a significant price gap that opened up between the two fuel […]

Why Diesel Cars Make Sense only for a small percentage of users in India

  • Wednesday 5th August 2020
In the early 2010s, the difference between diesel and petrol prices rose to a very significant 50 percent. Plus, diesel engines made their way into smaller cars — hatchbacks and premium hatchbacks. As a result, in 2013, diesel cars made up a whopping 47 percent of total car sales, according to global information provider IHS […]

Virat Kohli’s Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder supercar for sale: Interested?

  • Wednesday 5th August 2020
The captain of Indian cricket team – Virat Kohli is a major car aficionado. Currently, the cricketer owns several Audi cars, a couple of Bentley sedans, Range Rover and many other high-end vehicles. However, one of the lesser-known performance car owned by him is a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. He bought it back in 2015 and […]

All-new Mahindra Thar will be unveiled on 15th August: Official

  • Wednesday 5th August 2020
The all-new Mahindra Thar has been caught testing on the Indian roads for a long time now. The highly-anticipated SUV will be unveiled on 15h August 2020 officially. The launch of the all-new Thar got delayed due to the COVID-19 related lockdown. After the official unveiling, the prices are expected to be announced in the […]

Video: Doug DeMuro dissects the 2020 MINI JCW GP

  • Friday 7th August 2020
I think it was just a matter of time before the video posted below would eventually pop up on the internet. After all, Doug DeMuro is known for reviewing and detailing the most interesting cars... The article Video: Doug DeMuro dissects the 2020 MINI JCW GP appeared first on BMW BLOG

Shell Helix Power and Helix Protect – fully-synthetic engine oils aimed at different driver requirements

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Shell has officially launched its new Helix Power and Helix Protect engine oils, doing so via a digital launch on Facebook earlier this evening. The fully-synthetic Helix oils are distinctly aimed at drivers with different […] The post Shell Helix Power and Helix Protect – fully-synthetic engine oils aimed at different driver requirements appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

August 2020 week two fuel price – all prices down; RON 95 to RM1.63, RON 97 to RM1.93, diesel to RM1.79

  • Friday 7th August 2020
It’s Friday, which means another weekly fuel price update. Good news for motorists, because the retail price of all fuels are set to be cheaper in the coming August 8 to 14 week. The ministry […] The post August 2020 week two fuel price – all prices down; RON 95 to RM1.63, RON 97 to RM1.93, diesel to RM1.79 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800, RM93,272 in Europe

  • Friday 7th August 2020
After the issue of a photo gallery and commencement of production in November, 2019, full technical details of the 2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800 have now emerged. While the MV Agusta brand is no longer […] The post 2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800, RM93,272 in Europe appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPIED: Next BMW 2 Series Coupe seen, with interior

  • Friday 7th August 2020
True to BMW’s word, the 2 Series Coupe returns for the next generation as a rear-wheel-drive platform model, one that will be built on the German automaker’s Cluster Architecture (CLAR) underpinnings that forms the basis […] The post SPIED: Next BMW 2 Series Coupe seen, with interior appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Honda announces Q1 FY2021 results – sales dipped by 50.4%, operating profit down 46.9% from Q1 FY2020

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Along with Toyota, Honda has also revealed its financial results for the first quarter of financial year 2021 (FY2021), which starts from April 1, 2020 and end on March 31, 2021. The running theme continues […] The post Honda announces Q1 FY2021 results – sales dipped by 50.4%, operating profit down 46.9% from Q1 FY2020 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

VinFast President officially revealed – limited-edition V8-powered SUV based on the LUX SA2.0; 6.2L, 455 hp

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Vietnamese carmaker VinFast has announced a new model called the President, which is sure to stand out from its other offerings. The limited-edition SUV was first previewed by the LUX V8 at the Magna Steyr […] The post VinFast President officially revealed – limited-edition V8-powered SUV based on the LUX SA2.0; 6.2L, 455 hp appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Honda CBR600RR set to debut on August 21

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Coming to the middleweight super sports class is the 2020 Honda CBR600RR, shown in a teaser video on the Honda Japan website. As can be seen from the video, the 2020 CBR600RR retains the underseat […] The post 2020 Honda CBR600RR set to debut on August 21 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Toyota reveals Q1 FY2021 results – 31.8% decline in sales, operating profit down 98.1% from Q1 FY2020

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Toyota has released its financial results for the first quarter of financial year 2021, which runs from April 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021, and they aren’t very promising. The Japanese carmaker has clearly been […] The post Toyota reveals Q1 FY2021 results – 31.8% decline in sales, operating profit down 98.1% from Q1 FY2020 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Honda City teased again ahead of M’sia launch

  • Friday 7th August 2020
Honda Malaysia has dropped yet another teaser for the fifth-generation City on its official Facebook page, and this latest post continues its strong stance towards its competitors. They don’t mind you staring at its rear […] The post 2020 Honda City teased again ahead of M’sia launch appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

AD: Toyota cars now on Lazada, Shopee – special deals, low RM250 booking fee, 5 years free service!

  • Friday 7th August 2020
One thing that has really boomed in the new normal is online shopping. Many are already familiar with purchasing items online, but the Covid-19 pandemic pushed online shopping into the mainstream. From groceries to apparel, […] The post AD: Toyota cars now on Lazada, Shopee – special deals, low RM250 booking fee, 5 years free service! appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Engineering students’ homemade superbike can do 220 Kph: Powered by Maruti 800 engine [Video]

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Litre-class bikes remain out of bounds for many enthusiasts due to the massive price tags they carry in India. That’s why many enthusiasts try to re-create such bikes at their homes with limited resources. Here is a team of two from Punjab made by 18-year and 20-year olds with Maruti Suzuki 800 engine. The bike […]

What is aquaplaning, and why it’s so RISKY especially during the monsoons

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Rainy season makes the roads dangerous due to many reasons. While the slippery roads make driving on roads extremely dangerous, there is something even more dangerous and it remains hidden from the plain sight. Most of us have not heard about the term “Aquaplaning” or “Hydro-planing” in India. It is a phenomenon that happens due […]

Honda Car Discounts for August 2020

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Honda Cars India ltd. had launched updated BS6 models and new vehicles in the market post COVID-19 lockdown. Dealerships have resumed operations and most of them have started offering attractive offers on their models to attract customers. Honda is also following the same track and has been offering discounts on their models since last couple […]

Mahindra Marazzo BS6 Diesel MPV launching soon: New M6+ variant to be introduced

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Mahindra had launched the Marazzo MPV in the market a couple of years ago and had recently stopped the production of it due to the new BS6 emission norms. Mahindra has not discontinued the MPV though, and is working on making its engine BS6 compliant. According to some reports, Mahindra will soon be launching the […]

Kia Sonet mid-spec variant spied before official launch

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Kia Motors India a few days ago officially unveiled their third product Sonet for Indian market. The Kia Sonet sub-4 meter compact SUV once launched will compete with cars like Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, Mahindra XUV300, Tata Nexon and Ford EcoSport in the segment. Soon after the unveil, a top-end trim Kia Sonet was spotted […]

Meet the woman who stood near open manhole for 8 hours to prevent accidents [Video]

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Indian roads vanish under the rainfall every year and it becomes the cause of many accidents. On August 4, Mumbai saw excessive rains and shortly after, the roads got submerged under the water. A 55-year old lady saw an open manhole and stood there for nearly 8 hours to divert traffic and make sure that […]

Mahindra XUV300 compact SUV just got a MASSIVE Rs. 1 lakh price drop

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
The sub-4m compact SUV segment is currently the most competitive segment in India. After the launch of all-new cars like the Hyundai Venue and the Mahindra XUV300 in the segment last year, With the two all-new cars entering the segment later this year, the competition is set to rise even further. Mahindra XUV300, which was […]

How much will the 2020 Mahindra Thar cost? Here’s our guess

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Mahindra Thar was first introduced in the Indian market in 2010 and later this year, an all-new generation of Thar will be launched. Mahindra launched the first-generation of Thar with a price tag of just below Rs 6 lakhs for the CRDe 4X4 variant but since then, the market has changed a lot and the […]

Mahindra August 2020 discounts: Bolero to XUV500

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
Mahindra has a number of popular models in their line up and the brand is also the biggest UV manufacturer in India. Just like other manufacturers, Mahindra has also started upgrading their engines to meet BS6 emission norms and have resumed operation post the natio wide lockdown. Now, the manufacturer is offering attractive offers on […]

Toyota RAV-4 launching in India soon: Harrier rival to be two times COSTLIER than a Fortuner

  • Monday 10th August 2020
Toyota is all set to bring the RAV-4 mid-sized SUV to the Indian market next year. Toyota will import the RAV-4 as a completely built unit (CBU) and will import only 2,500 units to India, which means that it won’t have to go through the expensive homologation process. Here’s the bummer though. According to ACI, […]

Actress & TV Host Mandira Bedi’s latest car is an all-new Tata Nexon EV

  • Monday 10th August 2020
Mandira Bedi is a very familiar face on television screens and she has established herself as an actress, TV presenter and fashion designer in the past. She recently bought a Tata Nexon EV and has become one of the first celebrities to buy the electric version of Nexon. Pictures of Mandira Bedi and her husband […]

Honda Jazz BS6 bookings officially open: Launch very soon

  • Monday 10th August 2020
Honda has officially started accepting the bookings for the new Jazz. Honda planned to launch the car earlier this year but due to the COVID-19 related lockdown and restrictions, the launch got delayed. The Jazz has been updated with new features and will be available only with a diesel engine option with the update. Customers […]

Beautiful Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Cafe Racer with modifications worth Rs. 2 lakh for sale: CHEAPER than new

  • Monday 10th August 2020
We are all aware how popular Royal Enfield as a brand is among motorcyclists. It has a cult following for its Bullet and Classic series motorcycles in India and across the world. Back in 2018 Royal Enfield launched their flagship motorcycles Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650. These 650 twins are to the date, most […]

Custom-built trike based on Royal Enfield Thunderbird X comes with a reverse gear [Video]

  • Monday 10th August 2020
Royal Enfield motorcycles as we all know have a very cult following and they have been in the country for quite some time. People love it for its retro looks and modern features and the ride comfort that it offers. It also acts as a great donor bike for many customisations and modifications and we […]

Kia Sonet: 10 features it offers that other compact SUVs don’t

  • Monday 10th August 2020
Kia’s will enter the highly-popular sub-4m compact SUV segment in the Indian market next year. The Sonet will become the third car from the brand after the successful launch of the Seltos and the Carnival. Kia will enter the market bit late compared to others, which is why it will be well-armed to offer a […]

Hyundai car discounts for August 2020

  • Monday 10th August 2020
Hyundai – India’s second largest car manufacturer in the country has been offering attractive offers to its customers in the last couple of months. This is basically to boost customer sentiments and improve sales during these crucial time. Here is the list of Hyundai cars that are being offered with discounts for the month of […]

Kia Seltos 1.5 diesel 10,000 kms ownership review [Video]

  • Sunday 9th August 2020
Kia Motors launched their first product Seltos SUV in the Indian market last years. It quickly became popular among customers because of its bold styling, feature loaded cabin and aggressive pricing. It had long waiting periods and now Seltos is commonly spotted on our roads. Here we have a video that shares overall experience of […]

This modified Honda Accord with Mugen skirting looks Stunning!

  • Sunday 9th August 2020
The older generation Honda Accord was a very popular luxury sedan in the market. It was and it still is very good name among those who love to modify cars. We have seen several examples of modified Honda Accords in the past. We have featured many on our website too. It is a very modification […]

2021 BMW M3 and M4 fleet spotted in Las Vegas

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
What happens in Vegas, rarely stays in Vegas. So we weren’t really surprised when a fleet of the new 2021 BMW M3/M4 prototypes popped up on our radar. Courtesy of @anchaya.media on Instagram, we now... The article 2021 BMW M3 and M4 fleet spotted in Las Vegas appeared first on BMW BLOG

BMW plans for 7 million electrified vehicles by 2030

  • Tuesday 11th August 2020
BMW outlines their electrification plans for this decade. And the plans are quite ambitious. By 2030, BMW Group aims to have over 7 million electrified vehicles on the road, that includes a combination of plug-in... The article BMW plans for 7 million electrified vehicles by 2030 appeared first on BMW BLOG

2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line open for booking – sportier look, DCC, RM200k to RM210k estimated

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Alongside the launch of the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Arteon, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is also previewing the Passat R-Line at 1 Utama today. The new variant gives the D-segment sedan a more athletic […] The post 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line open for booking – sportier look, DCC, RM200k to RM210k estimated appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Proton X50 teased by dealer in Bintulu – launch soon?

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Here’s another appearance of what appears to be the forthcoming Proton X50, here seen partly in view behind the larger X70 positioned in front of it. The forthcoming B-segment SUV will be based on the […] The post Proton X50 teased by dealer in Bintulu – launch soon? appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Jaguar E-Type 60 Edition – commemorative versions of the coupe and roadster, limited to six matched pairs

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Jaguar is set to build a limited number of its iconic E-Type to celebrate the sports car’s 60th anniversary, which is in March next year. The firm’s Classic Works division is coming up with six […] The post Jaguar E-Type 60 Edition – commemorative versions of the coupe and roadster, limited to six matched pairs appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Kia Stinger facelift revealed before market launch

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
More than three years after its initial debut, the Kia Stinger has now received its first facelift, with the Korean carmaker releasing the first photos of the refreshed fastback. Set to go on sale in […] The post 2020 Kia Stinger facelift revealed before market launch appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Volkswagen Arteon R-Line launched in Malaysia – 190 PS/320 Nm 2.0 litre TSI, 7-speed wet DSG, RM221,065

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
It’s been more than three years since the Volkswagen Arteon was unveiled to the world, but the slinky five-door coupé has finally arrived in Malaysia. The replacement for the popular CC has been launched (alongside […] The post Volkswagen Arteon R-Line launched in Malaysia – 190 PS/320 Nm 2.0 litre TSI, 7-speed wet DSG, RM221,065 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace launched in Malaysia – 1.4 TSI Highline, 2.0 TSI R-Line 4Motion, from RM165k

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
The Malaysian SUV market welcomes a new entry today. New but familiar, the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is a larger, three-row version of the Tiguan that we’ve known since 2017. Think of it as the Mazda […] The post Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace launched in Malaysia – 1.4 TSI Highline, 2.0 TSI R-Line 4Motion, from RM165k appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Mazda MX-30 mild-hybrid variant to go on sale in Japan, leasing for pure EV version later this year

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Introduced officially last October in Tokyo, the Mazda MX-30 fully electric vehicle features an electric motor rated at 141 hp and 264 Nm of torque. This draws electricity from a 33.5 kWh underfloor lithium-ion battery, […] The post Mazda MX-30 mild-hybrid variant to go on sale in Japan, leasing for pure EV version later this year appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Audi S3 Sedan, Sportback debut – AMG A35 rival with 2.0L TFSI; 310 PS & 400 Nm, 0-100 in 4.8 seconds

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Fancy yourself an alternative to the Mercedes-AMG A 35 and BMW M135i xDrive? Welll, say hello to the all-new, 2021 Audi S3. As before, the S3 is available in Sportback and Sedan guises, and Audi […] The post 2021 Audi S3 Sedan, Sportback debut – AMG A35 rival with 2.0L TFSI; 310 PS & 400 Nm, 0-100 in 4.8 seconds appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Subaru WRX Club Spec debuts in Australia – 150 units

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
The Subaru WRX Club Spec has been revealed for the Australian market, and it is yet another special edition model of the performance sedan. Limited to just 150 units, the Club Spec gets a number […] The post Subaru WRX Club Spec debuts in Australia – 150 units appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Bentley Bentayga Speed facelift debuts with 635 PS and 900 Nm – remains the fastest SUV in the world

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Here it is, the new Bentley Bentayga Speed, which still manages to retain its title of being the fastest SUV in the world. The performance-focused model comes following the debut of the facelifted Bentayga back […] The post Bentley Bentayga Speed facelift debuts with 635 PS and 900 Nm – remains the fastest SUV in the world appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

India’s first modified Tata Nexon EV [Video]

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
As the government and state authorities are pushing for electric cars in India, manufacturers are launching new vehicles in the market. Tata launched the all-new Nexon EV earlier this year and it is currently the most affordable electric SUV in the market. Tata has received a good response and there are many who are choosing […]

River crossings are dangerous even in 4x4s: Here’s proof [Video]

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Off-roading is extremely fun and you do learn a lot about the vehicle and how it behaves on a type of surface. Doing off-roading is a passion for many and there are numerous enthusiasts who own heavily modified vehicles to conquer the off-road tracks. However, off-roading can be dangerous if not done properly. A small […]

More powerful Toyota Fortuner spied testing before official launch [Video]

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Toyota has recently launched the TRD version of the Fortuner in the Indian market. Soon, the manufacturer will launch the updated Fortuner, which will come with a more powerful diesel engine. The car was recently spotted testing in India and here is a new video that shows the upcoming SUV testing without any camouflage.   […]

Jeep vaguely teases the return of the Grand Wagoneer

  • Wednesday 12th August 2020
Jeep has released a teaser on its social media pages for a new model that will carry “Grand” in its name. As vague as it sounds, a report by Car and Driver suggests that this […] The post Jeep vaguely teases the return of the Grand Wagoneer appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

From Rags to Riches: Driving a 2020 Nissan Versa to the Hamptons

  • Thursday 13th August 2020
When Nissan puts a car like the Versa up for sale starting at $14,730, it's hard not to take notice. Especially when the car in question looks as good as this. Matt Smith puts it to the test. The post From Rags to Riches: Driving a 2020 Nissan Versa to the Hamptons appeared first on The CarGurus Blog.

India’s best MODIFIED Fiat Punto Abarth: This is it!

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Fiat Punto Abarth was one of the best affordable hot hatchbacks ever sold in the country. Unfortunately like many other performance oriented vehicles that were launched, Fiat Punto Abarth also did not do well in terms of numbers. There were a few people around the country who had bought this beast and still maintain it […]

Watch the stunning transformation of an old beat up Toyota Innova [Video]

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Toyota Innova is a very popular MPV in the country. Ever since its launch in India, it has been a huge success and people have been using it for both personal and commercial purposes. People loved Toyota Innova mainly because of its reliable engine, comfort and the low cost of maintenance. The first-generation Innova got […]

This modified Mahindra Major jeep is actually a handmade miniature model

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Mahindra has been India’s biggest SUV manufacturer and have a number of models in their line up. Just like Jeep in western countries, Mahindra had created a space for itself in the utility vehicle segment and has successfully managed to produce vehicles that can conquer almost any terrain. Many vehicles that Mahindra used to manufacture […]

Travel in a Roll Royce & get a 3 day resort stay at just Rs 25,000: Now in India

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
When you have an abundance of money and are averse towards splurging on cars, you’d want to know more about this Rolls Royce wrapped in gold. Rolls Royce is the kind of car that you can only dream of owning. Most people with that kind of money would want to invest in something on which […]

Maruti Suzuki’s Hyundai Creta rival: What the A-Cross compact SUV could look like

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Suzuki and Toyota have already got into a partnership and we have also seen the launch of first product Toyota Glanza, which is a rebadged version of Maruti Baleno. Toyota is now all set to launch the next product which is a rebadged version of Maruti Vitara Brezza which will be sold by the name […]

How to maintain a BS6 diesel car: Explained with the help of a Mahindra Marazzo on Video

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
The Indian government has implemented the stricter BS6 emission norms in the Indian automobile market from 1st April 2020. While it is easier for the petrol vehicles to meet the new stricter emission norms, a few diesel engines, especially the larger displacement ones require additional fluid to meet the emission norms. Here is a video […]

Skoda Rapid TSI gets a new TVC: Check it out

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Skoda Auto India had launched the updated BS6 version of their mid-size sedan Rapid in the market few months ago. The BS6 version of the sedan is a bit different in comparison to the older BS4 version. The changes or updates were mainly done to the engine of the car. The older petrol and diesel […]

This India-made Royal Enfield 612cc custom motorcycle can hit 180 Kph

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Royal Enfield motorcycles are one of the most modified motorcycle spotted in India. Just like in the case with cars, these motorcycles also get a cosmetic changes and the performance part is often ignored. As in any case, here also we have exception and we have seen number of motorcycles and cars with performance upgrade […]

2020 All-new Mahindra Thar photo gallery

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Mahindra has unveiled the much-awaited all-new Thar in the Indian market today. The new SUV will be launched in the Indian market on 2nd October 2020. It will be available in two series – AX and LX. Here is a detailed picture gallery of all-new Thar. The all-new Mahindra Thar AX series will be focussed […]

Hyundai Venue ownership review after 30,000 kms [Video]

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Hyundai Venue is one of the most popular compact SUV in the sub-4 meter category. It is the second best selling after Maruti Brezza and competes with cars like Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and upcoming Kia Sonet. It is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. Hyundai recently updated the Venue to […]

All-new Mahindra Thar unveiled: Launch in October

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Mahindra has finally unveiled the all-new Thar in the Indian market today. The iconic SUV was first launched in 2010 and since then Mahindra did not update the car for long. Mahindra started developing the all-new Thar four years ago. Mahindra says that the all-new Thar keeps the distinctive DNA of the Thar but gets […]

Force Gurkha tastefully modified into a Mercedes G-Wagen lookalike

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Mercedes-Benz G-Class or G-Wagen is known for its classic design around the world and it sure is a dream car for many. While there are many would want to own a brand-new G-Wagen in India, only a selected few can actually buy because of the hefty price tag it comes with. Many enthusiasts take the […]

Hyundai Venue iMT: In-depth walkaround video

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Hyundai Venue is one of the more popular vehicles in the sub-4 meter compact SUV segment. It competes with cars like Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport in the segment. Hyundai recently launched an industry first iMT gearbox option in which the driver can enjoy a clutchless drive while also being able […]

5 BIGGEST mistakes people make while driving a manual gearbox-equipped car

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Owing to the population in the urban areas and the poor road infrastructure, it only makes sense to drive an automatic car for the ease of the driver. However, manual cars are a more popular choice for solely two reasons – first being the fun in driving and the second being a significant cost difference […]

Watch this 15 year old Royal Enfield Thunderbird getting beautifully restored on Video

  • Saturday 15th August 2020
Almost everyone who loves cars and bikes in this country is aware about the fact that the Royal Enfield motorcycles have a cult following. There are several examples of well kept Royal Enfield motorcycle across the country and even around the world. The Thunderbird series of motorcycles from Royal Enfield were specifically built as cruisers […]

Kia Seltos SUV imagined as a pickup truck

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Kia Motors launched the Seltos SUV in the market last year and it quickly became popular. This product helped Kia as a brand become popular and gain customer confidence. Kia Seltos has done extra ordinary in terms of numbers and the brand was able to sell over 97,000 units in just 11 months and had […]

Resto-modded Toyota Qualis is a rare find [Video]

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Toyota Qualis was one of the popular MPVs in early 2000s. It was launched in 2000 and was available in the market for four years. After Toyota discontinued Qualis in 2004, the Japanese automaker brought in the Innova which is still a very popular MPV in the segment. Toyota now has the next generation of […]

Modified Maruti Ertiga MPV looks HOT [Video]

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Maruti Suzuki Ertiga is one of the most popular MPVs in the country. It sits below the Mahindra Marazzo in terms of positioning, making it very attractive for MPV buyers on a budget. We currently have the second generation Ertiga in the market which got launched couple of years ago.The  Ertiga is a popular car […]

2022 BMW i4 electric sedan spotted in Spain

  • Friday 14th August 2020
The 2022 BMW i4 electric sedan will be fully unveiled next year. But prior to the world debut, the first electric sedan – or four-door coupe if you will – is going through rigorous testing.... The article 2022 BMW i4 electric sedan spotted in Spain appeared first on BMW BLOG

Best BMW Concept Cars That Were Never Made

  • Friday 14th August 2020
The streets of Munich could be lined with the sketches of BMW concept cars that never came to be. Admittedly, the same could be said for almost any brand but BMW has a bit of... The article Best BMW Concept Cars That Were Never Made appeared first on BMW BLOG

F92 BMW M8 Coupe, F93 M8 Gran Coupe launched in Malaysia – 600 hp and 750 Nm, priced from RM1.45 mil

  • Friday 14th August 2020
BMW Malaysia has officially launched the F92 BMW M8 Coupe and F93 M8 Gran Coupé in the country. Both cars were introduced alongside the F97 X3 M and F98 X4 M (both in Competition spec), […] The post F92 BMW M8 Coupe, F93 M8 Gran Coupe launched in Malaysia – 600 hp and 750 Nm, priced from RM1.45 mil appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 F97 BMW X3 M, F98 X4 M Competition launched in Malaysia – 3.0L inline-6, 510 hp, 600 Nm; fr RM887k

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Just weeks after launching the BMW M135i xDrive, BMW Malaysia played host to yet another event, this time introducing four fire-breathing M models to the Malaysian market. Launched alongside the M8 Coupé and M8 Gran […] The post 2020 F97 BMW X3 M, F98 X4 M Competition launched in Malaysia – 3.0L inline-6, 510 hp, 600 Nm; fr RM887k appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Mitsubishi Xpander arriving in M’sia as facelift model

  • Friday 14th August 2020
The Mitsubishi Xpander that is set to arrive in Malaysia later this year will be the facelifted version, and though it has been some wait compared to other markets in the region – its global […] The post Mitsubishi Xpander arriving in M’sia as facelift model appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

AD: Mercedes-Benz EaseProtect Financing – unbeatable value and full protection of ownership

  • Friday 14th August 2020
The past few months have been tough going for the economy, though more recently there has been a gradual return towards normality. For some, this means that a new vehicle purchase is back on the […] The post AD: Mercedes-Benz EaseProtect Financing – unbeatable value and full protection of ownership appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

VIDEO: 2020 Honda City RS i-MMD hybrid ad takes a swipe at Toyota Vios, Camry and Perodua Bezza

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Honda Malaysia is certainly not short on bravado. First, it made the bombshell announcement that Malaysia will be the first country in the world to offer the new City with the Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) […] The post VIDEO: 2020 Honda City RS i-MMD hybrid ad takes a swipe at Toyota Vios, Camry and Perodua Bezza appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

August 2020 week three fuel price – all go up; RON 95 to RM1.68, RON 97 to RM1.98, diesel is up to RM1.82

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Another Friday, which means it’s time for the usual weekly fuel price update. No cheer this week, as there is an increase in the retail price of all fuels for the coming August 15 to […] The post August 2020 week three fuel price – all go up; RON 95 to RM1.68, RON 97 to RM1.98, diesel is up to RM1.82 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Daimler agrees to nearly US$3b worth of settlements to close US diesel emissions cases with gov’t, owners

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Yup, dieselgate isn’t just Volkswagen and it isn’t dead yet. But it soon might be, as Daimler has reached agreements that will cost it nearly US$3 billion (RM12.6 billion) to settle civil investigations by United […] The post Daimler agrees to nearly US$3b worth of settlements to close US diesel emissions cases with gov’t, owners appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

NAP 2020 – review of some elements necessary due to economic disruption caused by Covid-19, says MARii

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Last month, it was reported that the government was in the midst of reviewing the action plan for the National Automotive Policy 2020 (NAP 2020) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which had changed […] The post NAP 2020 – review of some elements necessary due to economic disruption caused by Covid-19, says MARii appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Child dies of heatstroke in locked car – always check, before you lock up and leave your parked vehicle

  • Friday 14th August 2020
The tragedy of heatstroke has struck again, this time in Sungai Petani, Kedah where a four-year-old was inadvertently left in a parked car and died as a result. The four-year-old girl’s father, a factory lorry […] The post Child dies of heatstroke in locked car – always check, before you lock up and leave your parked vehicle appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Porsche reveals new exhaust for Cayenne GTS Coupé

  • Friday 14th August 2020
Porsche has unveiled a brand new, in-house developed twin-branch exhaust system for the Cayenne GTS Coupé, featuring two centrally located oval exits that offer a more sonorous sound signature. This new exhaust system is the […] The post Porsche reveals new exhaust for Cayenne GTS Coupé appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Aquaman Jason Momoa gifts wife a beautifully resto-modded Ford Mustang [Video]

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Almost everyone is aware of the famous series Game of Throne and one of the popular character in that series was Khal Drogo. The character was portrayed by American Actor Jason Momoa and he was later seen in the superhero movie Aquaman. He has played number of characters on screen the ones mentioned above are […]

2020 Moto2: Malaysian Hafizh Syahrin massive crash

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Malaysian Moto2 racer Hafizh Syahrin has had a crash during the race at the Austrian Grand Prix in Red Bull Ring. Hafizh collided with a fallen bike on the track at the exit of the […] The post 2020 Moto2: Malaysian Hafizh Syahrin massive crash appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

All-new Mahindra Thar modified for off-road: Rendered!

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
Mahindra has finally unveiled the all-new Thar in India. The prices of the second-generation of Mahindra Thar will be announced on 2nd October and that’s when the bookings will start too. Soon after the deliveries of the SUV will also start and we all know that the Thar is one of the most modified vehicles […]

Three BMW M4 DTMs in top-five at Lausitzring

  • Sunday 16th August 2020
This weekend saw the BMW DTM teams travel to Lausitzring for the second outing in this season of the German Touring Car championship. It was a good run too, as three BMW M4 DTM cars... The article Three BMW M4 DTMs in top-five at Lausitzring appeared first on BMW BLOG

What the all-new, 2020 Mahindra Thar looks like next to a Jeep Wrangler

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Mahindra has finally unveiled what the all-new Thar looks like. The official launch will happen on October 2nd but before that, enthusiasts have drawn attention to the design of the all-new Thar, which seems to be inspired heavily by the Jeep Wrangler. Mahindra was recently sued in the USA by Fiat for the design of […]

This Jeep Wrangler Renegade is actually a Mahindra Bolero [Video]

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Jeep is a well known brand among those who love big and bulky SUVs. Jeep Wrangler has been a choice of many who love off-roading. Jeep introduced their first model Compass SUV in our market officially in 2017 and later on introduced Wrangler and Cherokee too. Apart from Compass, all the other models sold in […]

MG Hector SUV owner shares ownership & service experience at 15,000 kms [Video]

  • Monday 17th August 2020
In the last one year we have seen a lot of new entrants in the mid-size SUV segment. MG Motor was one such brand who launched Hector SUV in the market and quickly became popular. The brand and SUV became so popular that MG had to stop accepting bookings from customers as they were not […]

2020 Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback on sale in Malaysia – 4.0L V8 TFSI, 600 hp, 800 Nm; from RM976k

  • Monday 17th August 2020
For those who are unmoved by the arrival of the Audi RS4 Avant and RS5 Sportback, perhaps a little bit more power from the RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback may do the trick. That’s right […] The post 2020 Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback on sale in Malaysia – 4.0L V8 TFSI, 600 hp, 800 Nm; from RM976k appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Hyundai to build EVs in Singapore starting from 2022

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Hyundai is reportedly set to begin manufacturing electric vehicles (EV) under its Ioniq sub-brand in Singapore from 2022, according to The Straits Times. The newspaper reported that the Korean automaker will build 30,000 EVs a […] The post Hyundai to build EVs in Singapore starting from 2022 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class – videos show interior

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Last week, we brought you the first proper photos of the interior of the forthcoming W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, set to debut in September. Unbeknownst to us, Mercedes also released a barrage of videos that give […] The post W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class – videos show interior appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Ford Bronco not planned for European market – report

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The sixth-generation Ford Bronco that was launched last month will not be heading to Europe, according to a report by Automobilwoche. “The Bronco has been developed entirely for the North American market, (and) there are […] The post Ford Bronco not planned for European market – report appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Toyota GR Yaris slides around in Goodwood preview

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The Toyota GR Yaris is a WRC-inspired road car, with a special three-door body with a sloping roof created to boost the big T’s chances in the World Rally Championship. It’s the closest thing to […] The post Toyota GR Yaris slides around in Goodwood preview appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 MotoGP: Crash marred weekend in Austria

  • Monday 17th August 2020
It was a dramatic and crash marred weekend’s racing at Red Bull Ring in Austria, with drama occurring in both the Moto2 and MotoGP classes. As reported previously, Malaysian rider Hafizh Syahrin, also known as […] The post 2020 MotoGP: Crash marred weekend in Austria appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Subaru product roadmap leaked – production of all-new BRZ to start in spring 2021; new WRX in fall

  • Monday 17th August 2020
A leaked slide that purportedly reveals Subaru’s future product roadmap has found its way online, which gives us some idea of what to expect from the Japanese carmaker over the next few years. The slide, […] The post Subaru product roadmap leaked – production of all-new BRZ to start in spring 2021; new WRX in fall appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Audi RS4 Avant, RS5 Sportback now on sale in Malaysia – 2.9L biturbo V6, 450 hp, 600 Nm; fr RM712k

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Several Audi Sport models have quietly started going on sale in Malaysia, those include the RS4 Avant and RS5 Sportback. The RS4 is priced at RM712,399, while the RS5 carries a starting price of RM726,863. […] The post 2020 Audi RS4 Avant, RS5 Sportback now on sale in Malaysia – 2.9L biturbo V6, 450 hp, 600 Nm; fr RM712k appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Ford GT Heritage Edition – Daytona ’66 inspired

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The Ford GT receives yet another commemorative Heritage Edition for the 2021 model year, and this one pays homage to the company’s first 24-hour endurance win at the 1966 Daytona 24 Hour Continental. Next year […] The post 2021 Ford GT Heritage Edition – Daytona ’66 inspired appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

All-new Kia Sonet: Brochure leaked before official launch

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Kia Motors unveiled the production version of the all-new Sonet in the Indian market earlier this month. The all-new Sonet will go on sale next month and that’s when the prices and variants will be announced. However, before the launch, a leaked brochure of the upcoming car has revealed all about the upcoming car. Here […]

Renault Duster Turbo Petrol launched: 154 Bhp at 10.49 lakh

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Renault Duster has been one of the trend setter SUV in its segment. It was very popular in the segment when launched and other manufacturers followed the trend later. The competition in this segment is pretty high and it competes with cars like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and the Nissan Kicks in the segment. In […]

Malaysia-Singapore border opens today under RGL, PCA schemes – Johor looking into free bus for walkers

  • Monday 17th August 2020
It has been nearly half a year since Malaysia closed its southern border with Singapore, which forced many who work on the other side of the border to stay put, or go home and potentially […] The post Malaysia-Singapore border opens today under RGL, PCA schemes – Johor looking into free bus for walkers appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

GALLERY: 2020 G05 BMW X5 xDrive45e – RM441k 3.0L PHEV with RM43k worth of BMW genuine accessories

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The previous-generation F15 BMW X5 xDrive40e was quite a successful car as far as local plug-in hybrid SUV sales are concerned. To continue the X5’s appeal in this part of the world, BMW Group Malaysia […] The post GALLERY: 2020 G05 BMW X5 xDrive45e – RM441k 3.0L PHEV with RM43k worth of BMW genuine accessories appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPYSHOTS: next BMW X1 seen; to spawn iX1 pure EV

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The next-generation BMW X1 has been sighted by our spy photographers in Europe, who have spotted the forthcoming SUV on a vehicle transporter near BMW headquarters in Germany. Tipped to bear the internal code U11 […] The post SPYSHOTS: next BMW X1 seen; to spawn iX1 pure EV appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Aveta motorcycles in Malaysia, from RM2,880 – three new EEV models coming at year’s end

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Entering the Malaysia market quietly under the radar in November last year ahead of an official product launch is the 2020 Aveta motorcycle brand. As a wholly Malaysian-owned brand, Aveta is owned by Aveta Global […] The post 2020 Aveta motorcycles in Malaysia, from RM2,880 – three new EEV models coming at year’s end appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2022 Jeep Wagoneer teases its emblem and interior

  • Monday 17th August 2020
After releasing a vague teaser just last week, Jeep has now released two new photos that reaffirm the debut of the reborn Wagoneer. The return of the iconic nameplate was first mentioned in a recent […] The post 2022 Jeep Wagoneer teases its emblem and interior appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Waze Beacons in Smart Tunnel installed by U Mobile – no more navigation dropouts when out of GPS range

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The Storm Water Management and Road Tunnel (Smart) is a convenient – if a little expensive – way of getting around the city, but it’s also a source of annoyance for some drivers. That’s because […] The post Waze Beacons in Smart Tunnel installed by U Mobile – no more navigation dropouts when out of GPS range appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Aston Martin releases 007 Edition cars for No Time to Die – 100-unit Vantage and 25-unit DBS Superleggera

  • Monday 17th August 2020
With the 25th James Bond film – No Time to Die – set to arrive in cinemas this year, Aston Martin is celebrating the movie’s release with two 007 Edition sports cars. Based on the […] The post Aston Martin releases 007 Edition cars for <em>No Time to Die</em> – 100-unit Vantage and 25-unit DBS Superleggera appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPYSHOTS: 2020 Volvo S90 facelift seen in Malaysia

  • Monday 17th August 2020
The facelifted Volvo S90 has been sighted running road trials in Malaysia, here sighted by paultan.org founder, Paul Tan himself. The example seen here wears the T8 AWD Recharge badge on its bootlid, which is […] The post SPYSHOTS: 2020 Volvo S90 facelift seen in Malaysia appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Petronas Setel-Mesra Bonanza Campaign – two RM50k grand prize, 10 weekly RM3k prizes, total 992 winners

  • Monday 17th August 2020
Petronas recently launched the Petronas Setel-Mesra Bonanza Campaign to reward loyal customers with cash and fuel vouchers. Every week from August 15 to October 15, 10 first prize winners will receive RM3,000 in cash while […] The post Petronas Setel-Mesra Bonanza Campaign – two RM50k grand prize, 10 weekly RM3k prizes, total 992 winners appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Massive list of car and bike accessories!

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Accessories go a long way in making your car a more personal, comfortable space. And many accessories are very affordable as well. Today, we bring you 20 such affordable accessories that will enhance the comfort of your car in a big way. Check out these popular car accessories on Amazon India Inflatable beds Buy on […]

US motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson to EXIT Indian market

  • Friday 21st August 2020
US motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson had made their entry into Indian market back in 2009. They had introduced several models in India and their affordable bike in the country is the Street 750 and is priced at Rs 4.69 lakh, ex-showroom. Harley even though has been present in the market for barely over a decade […]

This Maruti Gypsy 4×4 off-road monster is actually a handmade miniature

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Maruti Suzuki Gypsy is an SUV that has always been very close to the heart of many auto enthusiasts. It was once used as the official vehicle by Indian Army and is a common sight in many off-road rallies. Even though Maruti has officially stopped production of this iconic SUV, it seems like people are […]

Toyota Urban Cruiser bookings open: Features, variant details & brochure leaked

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Toyota has officially started accepting bookings for its second rebadged product – the Urban Cruiser. Based on the Maruti Suzuki Vitra Brezza, the Urban Cruiser gets a few changes that make it look different from the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The all-new vehicle will launch on 22nd October and before the official launch, the brochure […]

Moviestar Prithivraj praises 2020 Thar & tweets to Anand Mahindra: Here’s what he said

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Prithviraj Sukumaran, the superstar actor is a major automobile aficionado. He owns several vehicles including a recently-bought Lamborghini Huracan. The actor took it to Twitter to announce that he test drove the Thar and even tweeted to Mahindra bossman Anand Mahindra. Got to drive the new #MahindraThar The design might still be up for debate […]

Hyundai releases Venue TVC for iMT & new Sport trims [Video]

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Hyundai Venue has been one of the most popular sub-4 meter compact SUV in the market. Launched last year, it competes with cars like Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and upcoming Kia Sonet. With rising competition in the segment, Hyundai had recently introduced a transmission with the 1.0 litre turbo petrol unit. […]

Water wading in a compact SUV is STUPID: Here’s the consequence [Video]

  • Friday 21st August 2020
This year, many parts of India has seen an unusual amount of rainfall, causing disruptions all around. There are numerous videos of the cars getting stuck on the flooded roads from all over the country. Last year, a Mahinda Scorpio got stuck in a flooded underpass and the occupants passed away. Well, there are many […]

2020 Mahindra Thar: Longer four-door version of the SUV to launch

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Mahindra has lifted the covers from the all-new Thar and there have been quite a few discussions related to the all-new SUV. Mahindra has revealed two series of the Thar – AX and LX and both of them are two-door iterations just like the first-generation model. Since the all-new Thar is based on a new […]

Kia Sonet: Clear pictures of brochure reveals all

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Kia has officially started accepting the bookings for the all-new upcoming Sonet. While the price announcement will happen sometime later, Kia is yet to officially announce the variant details and features of the upcoming Sonet too. Well, after unclear pictures of the brochure revealed a few details about the upcoming Kia Sonet, here are a […]

All-new Mahindra Thar aftermarket grille: Real or not? We ask the dealer

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
The much-awaited Mahindra Thar has finally broken the covers and it has been unveiled officially in the Indian market. While there are many highlights of the all-new Thar that have been highlighted in various by enthusiasts and publications from India and around the world, the design of the grille is something that did not please […]

Bookings open for Toyota’s mini Fortuner – Urban Cruiser!

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Toyota and Maruti Suzuki are in a partnership and we all know that both manufacturers will be sharing some of their models and technologies in our market. First product to come out of this partnership was Toyota Glanza which was basically a re-badged version of the premium hatchback Baleno. Toyota is now all set to […]

Kia Sonet compact SUV: Bookings officially open

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Earlier this month, Kia Motors India unveiled their third product – the Sonet. The latest Kia vehicle is a sub-4 meter compact SUV. This compact SUV will compete with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport in the sub-4 meter SUV segment. Kia will be launching this SUV and […]

All-new Mahindra Thar: What the world thinks about it [Video]

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Mahindra unveiled the all-new Thar earlier this month and it has become the latest talk in the town. Even though the all-new Mahindra Thar will be launched in India, it will be exported a few international markets too. The popularity of the Mahindra Thar is quite much around the world, especially in the USA where […]

Maruti Suzuki Ignis X10 accessory kit launched

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Maruti Suzuki Ignis, which is the most affordable car to be sold through the Nexa retail outlet has several dealer-level kits that can be installed after you buy the car. These kits change the look of the car and make it look different from the others. The Nexa showrooms in Delhi-NCR have introduced a new […]

Meet India’s ‘GOLDMAN’ & his Gold cars: Range Rover, Jaguar & more

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Asia is known to be the biggest market for gold products. The consumption of gold as an asset as well as a piece of jewellery is extremely common. In fact, in India it is a symbol of how wealthy you are. Why should gold lovers leave that element out when it comes to their cars? […]

This crazy looking modified Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 gets modifications worth Rs 65,000 [[Video]

  • Thursday 20th August 2020
Royal Enfield Motorcycles currently have two twin cylinder motorcycles in their range. These are currently the flagship models from the brand and just like other Royal Enfield motorcycles, Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 motorcycles are quite popular among the motorcycling community. These motorcycles are also mod-friendly and we have seen several modified examples of […]

BS6 Mahindra Bolero with genuine accessories in a walkaround video

  • Wednesday 19th August 2020
Bolero has been one of the oldest model on production in Mahindra’s line up. The main reason behind Mahindra retaining this model in the market is its popularity. It is a no nonsense practical MPV that is loved by customers both in rural and urban markets. Recently, Mahindra updated the Bolero to meet the new […]

Sachin Tendulkar misses his Maruti 800: Wants his first car back

  • Wednesday 19th August 2020
Only if you have been living under a rock for all these years, you’ll not be familiar with the name Sachin Tendulkar or the Master Blaster. The legendary cricketer needs no introduction and is also known among the fans for his love for cars. He has a huge collection of cars in his garage including […]

DC Hammer Thar is back: Custom job priced at Rs. 5.95 lakh

  • Wednesday 19th August 2020
DC Design is a very popular name in car customisation circle and we have seen several modified examples from DC in the past. While they excel at customising interiors they have also tried their hands in redesigning or modifying the exterior. One of the main thing modification that DC does is converting the second row […]

Rolls-Royce Dawn Silver Bullet is a Stunning Drop-Top GT

  • Friday 21st August 2020
The current Rolls-Royce Ghost/Wraith/Dawn architecture is on its way out. Those three cars are built on the same modified last-gen BMW 7 Series architecture and it’s one that’s being replaced with the new Rolls architecture... The article Rolls-Royce Dawn Silver Bullet is a Stunning Drop-Top GT appeared first on BMW BLOG

VIDEO: Check Out Why the BMW Z8 is So Valuable

  • Friday 21st August 2020
BMW isn’t exactly a roadster brand. In fact, over the course of its hundred-year history, it’s only made a handful of true roadsters. However, the few that it’s made have been outstanding. The BMW 507... The article VIDEO: Check Out Why the BMW Z8 is So Valuable appeared first on BMW BLOG

US Bank launches BMW and MINI credit cards

  • Friday 21st August 2020
BMW customers can show brand loyalty and earn accelerated rewards for purchases made with one of four BMW Mastercards from U.S. Bank. The cards are issued by Elan Financial Services, a division of U.S. Bank,... The article US Bank launches BMW and MINI credit cards appeared first on BMW BLOG

BMW Team RLL Heading to VIR this weekend

  • Friday 21st August 2020
This weekend we’ll get to see some proper racing once again. BMW Team RLL is heading to the Virginia International Raceway when it hopes to keep its podium momentum going. This weekend will have the... The article BMW Team RLL Heading to VIR this weekend appeared first on BMW BLOG

How Much is an Oil Change for a BMW?

  • Friday 21st August 2020
How much is an oil change for a BMW? Depending on your model and the area you live in, also whether you’re doing it yourself or at a dealer or independent shop, BMW oil change cost will... The article How Much is an Oil Change for a BMW? appeared first on BMW BLOG

August 2020 week four fuel price – RON 95 petrol up to RM1.71, RON 97 up to RM2.01, diesel down to RM1.80

  • Friday 21st August 2020
It’s Friday, so time for another weekly fuel price update. Following last week’s increase in the retail price of all fuels, it’s a mixed bag of new prices for the coming week from August 22 […] The post August 2020 week four fuel price – RON 95 petrol up to RM1.71, RON 97 up to RM2.01, diesel down to RM1.80 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

July 2020 Malaysian vehicle sales increase by 29%

  • Friday 21st August 2020
The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has released vehicle sales date for the month of July 2020, which shows a total of 57,552 units delivered in the month. This represents an increase of 12,857 units or […] The post July 2020 Malaysian vehicle sales increase by 29% appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Lexus LX 570 SUV open for booking in Malaysia – new Sport variant, now priced from RM1.226 million

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Lexus Malaysia has opened order books for the 2020 Lexus LX 570, which is set to be priced from RM1,225,883 on-the-road without insurance, with the 2020 sales tax exemption factored in. There will be a […] The post 2020 Lexus LX 570 SUV open for booking in Malaysia – new Sport variant, now priced from RM1.226 million appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Petronas Yamaha SRT YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica

  • Friday 21st August 2020
With Fabio Quartararo leading the MotoGP World Championship standings, Yamaha Motor Europe and Yamaha Austria Racing Team (YART) GYTR Pro Shop have issued a limited edition replica of the Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team (SRT) […] The post 2020 Petronas Yamaha SRT YZF-R1 MotoGP Replica appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 MINI Cooper SE pre-order now open in Malaysia – estimated pricing from RM220k to below RM230k

  • Friday 21st August 2020
MINI Malaysia has officially started order taking for the MINI Cooper SE, which is set to make its launch debut here on August 26. The all-electric hatchback (also known as the MINI Electric in some […] The post 2020 MINI Cooper SE pre-order now open in Malaysia – estimated pricing from RM220k to below RM230k appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Volkswagen ID.4 production in Zwickau starts ahead of Sept debut; Chattanooga production to start in 2022

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Volkswagen ID.4 images from Chinese government filing Production for the Volkswagen ID.4 has commenced at the automaker’s manufacturing plant in Zwickau, Germany, ahead of the all-electric SUV’s world debut scheduled for the end of September. […] The post Volkswagen ID.4 production in Zwickau starts ahead of Sept debut; Chattanooga production to start in 2022 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Geely Preface commercial takes aim at the BMW M4, Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe and Porsche Panamera

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Following the debut of the Geely Preface just a few days ago, the company has now released a commercial for its new luxury sedan. Based on the ad spot, the Chinese carmaker certainly has big […] The post Geely Preface commercial takes aim at the BMW M4, Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe and Porsche Panamera appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Honda CBR600RR on sale in Japan, RM57,708

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Entering the super sports market in Japan is the 2020 Honda CBR600RR, priced at 1.46 million Yen (RM57,708) before consumption tax. Performance is a refinement of previous models, with the engine now spinning up to […] The post 2020 Honda CBR600RR on sale in Japan, RM57,708 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Lexus ES gains AWD, Black Line Special Edition

  • Friday 21st August 2020
The Lexus ES enters the 2021 model year in the US, and there are two new variants of the sedan. The 2021 Lexus ES 250 AWD introduces all-wheel-drive to the series for the first time, […] The post 2021 Lexus ES gains AWD, Black Line Special Edition appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 GPX Racing Popz 110 now in Malaysia, RM5,200

  • Friday 21st August 2020
After a recent Facebook teaser, the 2020 GPX Racing Popz 110 is now in Malaysia and retailing at a price of RM5,200. Available from last week in GPX Racing dealer showrooms, the price for the […] The post 2020 GPX Racing Popz 110 now in Malaysia, RM5,200 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Which Classic BMW Would You Convert to Electric?

  • Friday 21st August 2020
As the electric car became more mainstream, classic car enthusiasts grew more and more worrisome. To owners of classic cars, electrification seemed like a threat to their passion. However, it might actually be electrification that... The article Which Classic BMW Would You Convert to Electric? appeared first on BMW BLOG

India’s WILDEST modified Maruti Ignis: This is it [Video]

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
Maruti Suzuki Ignis is an entry level hatchback sold by Maruti via Nexa dealerships across the country. Many people love it for the unique design and the compact shape that it has. It is a popular car in the modifying circle and we have seen several examples of the same in the past. Maruti Suzuki […]

Tata Nexon crosses flooded road like a BOSS even as a Volvo XC90 gets STUCK [Video]

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
This year, different parts of the country reported some heavy rainfall and due to the excessive rainfall. Many city roads were completely drowned underwater and in many cases, cars also got stuck on the flooded roads. Driving on the flooded roads can be dangerous, especially if the road is unknown to you but then there […]

The New 2020 Dzire Ticks All The Right Boxes. Here’s Our Take.

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
More than 10 years, 3 generations, and over 20 lakh happy customers in India- this is the story of India’s best-selling sedan, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire. There’s something about this sedan that makes millions of Indians opt for it despite having a surfeit of choice in this segment. Stay with us as we tell you […]

2020 Mahindra Thar five-door variant under development: What it could look like

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
Mahindra officially unveiled that all-new Thar in the Indian market a few days ago. Just like the first-generation model, which was discontinued in the Indian market last year, the all-new Thar offers only two-door set-up. While the Thar has become much more comfortable compared to the last-generation version, getting into the rear seats can become […]

From taxi driver to Rolls Royce Ghost owner: A real-life rags to riches story

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
Indians love to binge read rags to riches stories and there are plenty in our country itself to seek inspiration. We’ve already covered one such story about Ramesh Babu, who started as a barber and now owns one of the most luxurious cars in Bangalore, Karnataka. Here is another such inspirational story of a taxi […]

Kia Sonet sub-4 meter compact SUV: New TVC released

  • Saturday 22nd August 2020
Kia Motors India unveiled their upcoming compact SUV few weeks ago. The Sonet is a sub-4 meter compact SUV that will compete with the likes of Hyundai Venue, Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport. Kia has officially started accepting bookings for the new Sonet and is expected to be launched in the […]

Proton Saga exported to Kenya, CKD local assembly

  • Friday 21st August 2020
A Proton Saga in Nairobi? As unlikely as that sounds, it will soon be reality, as the Malaysian carmaker has just shipped its first batch of cars to Kenya. The 30 units of Sagas got […] The post Proton Saga exported to Kenya, CKD local assembly appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

EZ-Link x Touch ’n Go Motoring Card launched – SEA’s first dual-currency, cross-border contactless card

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Those that frequently travel between Singapore and Malaysia will probably be familiar with the idea of carrying both an EZ-Link and Touch ‘n Go (TnG) card to either pay for tolls or even public transport. […] The post EZ-Link x Touch ’n Go Motoring Card launched – SEA’s first dual-currency, cross-border contactless card appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

GALLERY: 2020 BMW X5 xDrive45e vs Volvo XC90 T8 – Malaysia’s best-selling PHEV SUV models side-by-side

  • Friday 21st August 2020
If you’re looking for a large premium SUV, here’s a massive gallery of the two best-selling plug-in hybrid models in Malaysia – the 2020 G05 BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport and the Volvo XC90 T8 […] The post GALLERY: 2020 BMW X5 xDrive45e vs Volvo XC90 T8 – Malaysia’s best-selling PHEV SUV models side-by-side appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Mitsubishi Grandis, Delica, Space Gear, Chariot, Pajero – a line of seven-seaters before the upcoming Xpander

  • Friday 21st August 2020
Given that Mitsubishi has a long history of producing seven-seater models such as the upcoming Xpander, the general public still doesn’t necessarily associate the capacious bodystyles with the Japanese brand. It’s a shame, as the […] The post Mitsubishi Grandis, Delica, Space Gear, Chariot, Pajero – a line of seven-seaters before the upcoming Xpander appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 MotoGP: Morbidelli speaks about the incident

  • Friday 21st August 2020
After last week’s racing incident at Red Bull Ring where a racing incident saw the wreckage of Franco Morbidelli’s Yamaha and Johann Zarco’s Ducati come flying between Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi, paultan.org had the […] The post 2020 MotoGP: Morbidelli speaks about the incident appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Kia Sonet compact SUV launched: Cheaper than Hyundai Venue & Maruti Brezza

  • Friday 18th September 2020
Kia Motors India has launched its third and most affordable product in the Indian market – the Sonet. Prices start from Rs, 6.71 lakh, making it cheaper than Hyundai Venue (Priced from Rs. 6.75 lakh and the Maruti Brezza – priced from Rs. 7.34 lakh. Here is a detailed price list of the all-new Sonet. […]

Tata Harrier: New TVC highlights SUV’s Land Rover pedigree

  • Friday 18th September 2020
Tata Harrier has been one of the most anticipated SUV from Tata Motors in a long time. It all started as a concept at the 2018 Auto Expo where they showcased H5X concept on which Harrier is actually based on. Soon after showcasing the concept, Tata started working on Harrier and in January 2019 they […]

Lamborghini owner stops to check out the new Mahindra Thar [Video]

  • Friday 18th September 2020
Mahindra Thar has been a dream car for many off-road enthusiasts in the country. The last generation Thar was and is still very popular and now Mahindra has introduced the latest generation in the market. It is officially unveiled and the prices will be announced on 2 October. We got a chance to experience the […]

Kia Sonet launching today: What to expect from the Hyundai Venue-based compact SUV

  • Friday 18th September 2020
Kia Sonet is the third product from the South Korean car manufacturer for the Indian market. We drove this new sub-4 meter compact SUV last week and now Kia is all set to launch it in the market. The Sonet will compete with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford […]

Watch the 2020 Mahindra Thar show off its off road chops [Video]

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Mahindra recently unveiled the all-new Thar in the Indian market. Mahindra has been teasing us with this new SUV for a long time and finally they will be launching it in the market on 2 October 2020. We recently got a chance to spend some time with the new Mahindra Thar and the review of […]

Tata Harrier wrapped for Rs. 40,000: Looks WICKED [Video]

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Tata Harrier, which was launched in the Indian market last year has gained quite a popularity. Only after a year, Tata launched an updated version of the Harrier with many new added features and more powerful engine option with automatic transmission. The Harrier has become a common sight on the public roads now. To make […]

2020 Mahindra Bolero B2 launched: Most AFFORDABLE variant priced at Rs 7.64 lakh

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Mahindra Bolero is one of the oldest model produced by Indian utility vehicle manufacturer. It has been a popular model among buyers both in urban and rural market and Mahindra has been constantly making updates to keep it relevant in the market. Last year, Mahindra updated Bolero and made it compliant with new safety norms […]

Check out the upcoming, 2020 Ford Endeavour Sport on video: Launch on 22nd September

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Ford Endeavour is one of the popular full size SUV available in the Indian market. Ford recently updated the Endeavour to meet the new emission norms. The BS6 version of the Endeavour competes with the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Isuzu MU-X and Mahindra Alturas in the segment.  Ford is now planning to launch a new […]

Skoda Rapid Automatic turbo-petrol sedan launched: Cheaper than Honda City Manual

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Skoda has finally launched the automatic version of the Rapid in the Indian market. The new variant will join the manual variants of the model. The automatic variant is available with several different variants and the base price is Rs 9.49 lakhs, ex-showroom, India. With the new addition, the Rapid will be more armed to […]

First cop to buy Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 explains why she chose the motorcycle [Video]

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Royal Enfield as motorcycle brand has a huge fan following in India and around the world. It is famous among buyers for its retro looks and the comfortable riding position. Currently flagship model from the brand is Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650. Just like other Royal Enfield motorcycles, these 650 twins also became popular […]

Lamborghini Urus: What mileage does it deliver on Indian roads! [Video]

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
“Kitna deti hai”, or how much does the car return to a litre of fuel is the favourite question of most of the Indians. The fuel-efficiency centric car buyers do not even spare luxurious vehicles like Bentley and Rolls Royce and often ask about the mileage. Well, if someone can afford such vehicles, they definitely can […]

Watch 2020 Mahindra Thar take a BIG jump on video

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
Mahindra will soon be launching the all-new, 2020 Thar in the market. Reviews and off-road videos of the all-new Mahindra Thar are already available on the internet. The Thar has a cult following and most of the enthusiasts around the country are eagerly waiting for 2 October to know the price. There are several reports […]

DC2 explains why the custom Kia Carnival is more LUXURIOUS than Rolls Royce & Maybach

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
DC Design is unarguably the most known name in the car customisation market. DC Design has re-branded as DC2 earlier this year and the customisation house currently only works with the interiors of the vehicle and transform cars to luxurious lounges. DC2 has worked on numerous vehicles till now and has now released images of […]

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios Corporate Edition launched at Rs 6.11 lakh

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
Hyundai is the second largest car manufacturer in the country after Maruti Suzuki. Hyundai has a wide range of vehicles in their line up and some of them are even the best selling ones in the segment. Hyundai India launched Grand i10 Nios in the market last year and is placed between regular Grand i10 […]

Hyundai MOBIS offers attractive deals with Hyundai Mobility Membership Program

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
Hyundai Motors has recently launched an exciting customer loyalty program, Hyundai Mobility Membership Program with exclusive deals and discounts for new Hyundai car owners. Hyundai MOBIS, the maker of high-quality automotive parts and accessories for Hyundai Motors has collaborated with the Hyundai MMP to provide attractive offers and discounts on genuine accessories range. Through Hyundai […]

MG Gloster’s industry-first features revealed before official launch [Video]

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
MG Motors will launch its third product in the Indian market in the month of October. Showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo, the third vehicle from the brand will the full-size SUV – the Gloster. It will be the most expensive vehicle from the manufacturer and will offer some of the segment-leading features. MG has […]

Maruti Brezza-based Toyota Urban Cruiser compact SUV: Launch date revealed

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
Toyota first stab at the fast-growing compact SUV segment in India is the Urban Cruiser, a sub-4 meter offering based on the Maruti Vitara Brezza. The Toyota Urban Cruiser will be launched in India on the 23rd of September, 2020. Deliveries will begin the same day, which is also when the official prices of the […]

Kia Seltos vs Land Rover Discovery Sport in a classic drag race: Which SUV will win? [Video]

  • Wednesday 16th September 2020
Drag races are a good way to find which car offers better initial acceleration. While acceleration is dependent on various factors, it gives a fair idea on which vehicle is quicker off the line. Well, here is a video that shows a drag race between Kia Seltos and Land Rover Discovery Sport. The video has […]

Is the BMW iX3 Too Expensive to be Successful?

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Customers have shown that they’re willing to pay a premium for electric vehicles. Even though customers typically have to pay more for a bit less car, electric vehicles are still in high demand. It’s not... The article Is the BMW iX3 Too Expensive to be Successful? appeared first on BMW BLOG

BMW M2 CS duo goes to Prague for a photoshoot

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
With only 2200 units made, the BMW M2 CS is rare presence on the road. Seeing one is a unique opportunity, getting two together is even more special. A local owner from Czech Republic and... The article BMW M2 CS duo goes to Prague for a photoshoot appeared first on BMW BLOG

Proton X50 – rumoured price list fake, says company

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
There’s plenty to get excited about the Proton X50. As shown by its reveal earlier this week, it’s well kitted, and there’s lots of gloss to how things are presented. Specifications of the four variants […] The post Proton X50 – rumoured price list fake, says company appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Isuzu D-Max – five stars in stricter ANCAP testing

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
The 2021 Isuzu D-Max has scored a five-star rating in the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), and it is the first to be tested through the programme’s stricter criteria. Introduced in Australia and New […] The post 2021 Isuzu D-Max – five stars in stricter ANCAP testing appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Toyota says it remains committed to investing in India, a day after stating expansion stifled due to high taxes

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Now you say it, now you don’t. Two days ago, it was reported that Toyota was not planning to expand its business in India because of the high taxes imposed on motor vehicles. This, according […] The post Toyota says it remains committed to investing in India, a day after stating expansion stifled due to high taxes appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Suzuki Swace launched in Europe – rebadged Toyota Corolla Touring Sports with 1.8L hybrid engine

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Looks familiar, doesn’t it? This is the new Suzuki Swace, which is essentially a rebadged version of the Toyota Corolla Touring Sports wagon sold in Europe. This is the second vehicle to be supplied to […] The post 2021 Suzuki Swace launched in Europe – rebadged Toyota Corolla Touring Sports with 1.8L hybrid engine appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Coupé unveiled

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Bentley has taken the veils off its latest creation, the Continental GT Mulliner coupé. This comes a little over a month after the Crewe automaker released the Continental GT Mulliner Convertible – the coupé will […] The post 2021 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Coupé unveiled appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

W206 Mercedes-Benz C-Class rendered – S-Class-lite styling, new technologies and engines, coming 2021

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Not too long now until the W206 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be revealed, as the current W205 model is already at the tail end of its typical seven-year lifecycle. With the latest G20 BMW 3 Series […] The post W206 Mercedes-Benz C-Class rendered – S-Class-lite styling, new technologies and engines, coming 2021 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPIED: 2021 BMW 2 Series Coupe testing at the ‘Ring

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
The next-generation BMW 2 Series Coupe has been spotted by our spy photographers again, the German coupe this time running performance tests at the Nurburgring Nordschleife. As reported previously, BMW traditionalists should be glad to […] The post SPIED: 2021 BMW 2 Series Coupe testing at the ‘Ring appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Honda teases new EV concept for Beijing Motor Show – CR-V PHEV will also debut at the postponed event

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
The 2020 Beijing Motor Show is set to take place later this month following a postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Ahead of the event, Honda has provided some details about what it plans to […] The post Honda teases new EV concept for Beijing Motor Show – CR-V PHEV will also debut at the postponed event appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Brembo Greentive – reduced dust emission brake disc

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Brake systems manufacturer Brembo has introduced the Greentive brake disc, which features a new surface coating aimed at reducing brake dust emissions. Its name is a portmanteau of ‘green’ and ‘distinctive’, meant to indicate the […] The post Brembo Greentive – reduced dust emission brake disc appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Hyundai i30 N facelift teased, to get 8-speed DCT

  • Thursday 17th September 2020
Hyundai has released several photos teasing the arrival of the i30 N facelift, more than half a year since the i30 facelift was unveiled. While the photos have been darkened, one can still make out […] The post 2021 Hyundai i30 N facelift teased, to get 8-speed DCT appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Himalayan rider stopped by cops, who use Google to check if he has modified exhaust [Video]

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
The Kerala MVD and Traffic Police are on a drive against any kind of violations and they are extra vigilant nowadays. The officials are extra vigilant against any kind of modifications and are keeping a close eye on even motorcycles for the aftermarket exhausts. Here is a video that shows Kerala traffic police waving down […]

Engine Failure: 10 warning signs you must NEVER, ever ignore

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
The engine of any automobile is the most important part of the vehicle. A healthy engine will prolong the life of your vehicle and will also ensure that you get the most out of your vehicle. While taking the car regularly to the service centre and doing a proper diagnostic will reveal a lot about […]

No NEED to carry Registration certificate, Driving License & Insurance documents in your car/motorcycle

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
In a new initiative by the government, there will be no need to carry driving licenses and other related documents from 1st October. The government said that the records of vehicular documents, including driving licenses and e-challans, will be maintained through an information technology portal from 1st October 2020. From now on, the police will […]

Tata Nexon’s new EMI scheme launched: Drive home the SUV at Rs. 5,999 per month

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
Tata Nexon is one of the popular compact SUV in the sub-4 meter segment. It is also one of the safest car in the segment with 5 star rating in Global NCAP. Tata launched the facelifted version of Nexon as part of BS6 transition, earlier this year. With the facelift, Nexon has become a bit […]

Video: Autocar reviews the brand new Rolls-Royce Ghost

  • Monday 28th September 2020
The new Rolls-Royce Ghost is a tantalizing proposition from Goodwood, especially for long-running customers. The company has repeatedly said it developed the new generation based on feedback received from its clients. But does the new... The article Video: Autocar reviews the brand new Rolls-Royce Ghost appeared first on BMW BLOG

How Long Does It Take To Order A New BMW?

  • Monday 28th September 2020
Going to a BMW dealership in Europe is a much different experience than in the United States. European dealerships have a few different models of each series to test drive, then the customer typically orders... The article How Long Does It Take To Order A New BMW? appeared first on BMW BLOG

Video: Rolls-Royce Wraith drag races Corvette C8

  • Monday 28th September 2020
Straight from the land of unusual drag races, what we’re about to show you is quite unique. To be honest, whenever one mentions the Rolls-Royce nameplate, drag racing is basically the last item on the... The article Video: Rolls-Royce Wraith drag races Corvette C8 appeared first on BMW BLOG

BMW M6 GT3 wins the Nurburgring 24 Hours

  • Sunday 27th September 2020
After an exciting race, the ROWE Racing team won the Nürburgring 24 Hours giving BMW Motorsport its 20th overall victory at the endurance classic. The #99 BMW M6 GT3 crossed the finish line in first... The article BMW M6 GT3 wins the Nurburgring 24 Hours appeared first on BMW BLOG

Photo Comparison: BMW X4 vs Audi Q5 Sportback

  • Sunday 27th September 2020
German brands seem to be obsessed with SUV “coupes” at the moment, with each of the Big German Three debuting a new one seemingly every other week. This week, it’s the Audi Q5 Sportback, which... The article Photo Comparison: BMW X4 vs Audi Q5 Sportback appeared first on BMW BLOG

Hyundai Elantra N TCR revealed – latest addition to touring car arsenal alongside i30 N, Veloster N racers

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
Hyundai Motorsport has unveiled the Elantra N TCR, which will be made available to customers in markets where the standard Elantra is sold, the automaker announced. First revealed at the Beijing Motor Show alongside the […] The post Hyundai Elantra N TCR revealed – latest addition to touring car arsenal alongside i30 N, Veloster N racers appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Mazda MX-30 EV launched in the UK – from RM137k

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
The Mazda MX-30 electric crossover has officially gone on sale in the UK, with first deliveries set to begin in March 2021. On-the-road prices, after EV incentives, start from £25,545 (RM137k) for the SE-L Lux […] The post Mazda MX-30 EV launched in the UK – from RM137k appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

MCO road tax, driving licence renewal exemption ends on September 30, as does 70% discount on summons

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
The road transport department (JPJ) has reminded motorists with an expired road tax or driving licence that they have only two days more to renew these before the leeway given under the movement control order […] The post MCO road tax, driving licence renewal exemption ends on September 30, as does 70% discount on summons appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Next-gen Isuzu MU-X revealed in Japan patent images

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
The current Isuzu MU-X is a seven-seat SUV based on the second-generation D-Max pick-up truck, and it has been around for nearly seven years now. With the third-generation D-Max revealing itself last year, it is […] The post Next-gen Isuzu MU-X revealed in Japan patent images appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

New Mitsubishi 3S centre launched in Petaling Jaya

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has launched its second new 3S centre in a month. Following the opening of its Temerloh 3S centre two weeks ago, the company has introduced another 3S facility, this time in […] The post New Mitsubishi 3S centre launched in Petaling Jaya appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 MSBK: Zaqhwan Zaidi a class above the rest, new MSBK150 race class features cut throat racing action

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
After a much delayed start to the calendar, the 2020 Malaysian Superbike Championship (MSBK) resumed at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) on the weekend of 27 to 29 September. Four classes were contested – MSBK1000 and […] The post 2020 MSBK: Zaqhwan Zaidi a class above the rest, new MSBK150 race class features cut throat racing action appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Hyundai Elantra N – prototype teased in video

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
Hyundai’s N range of high-performance variants is set to grow with the addition of the Elantra N, the Korean manufacturer has confirmed in a video teaser of the upcoming car. Here, the upcoming performance model […] The post 2021 Hyundai Elantra N – prototype teased in video appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Ferrari still on track to introduce 15 models by 2022

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
In 2018, Ferrari promised it would be introducing 15 new models by 2022, and despite Covid-19 having delayed production and deliveries, the automaker says it remains on track to do so. Back in May, with […] The post Ferrari still on track to introduce 15 models by 2022 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 Toyota GR Yaris sold out in Australia in a week

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
All 1,000 units of the Toyota GR Yaris bound for the Australian market have been snapped up in the span of six days since pre-orders began. According to CarAdvice, Toyota Australia had forecasted that it […] The post 2021 Toyota GR Yaris sold out in Australia in a week appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Genesis GV70 teased – brand’s second SUV model

  • Tuesday 29th September 2020
The Genesis line-up currently consists of just four models, including three sedans – G70, G80 and G90 – along with the GV80 SUV. It was always expected that new models will be introduced, with this […] The post Genesis GV70 teased – brand’s second SUV model appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

How to avoid getting blinded by LED headlights & high beams!

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
The advancement in automobile technology over the years and further development has ensured that the price of the components goes down drastically. A few years ago, only expensive vehicles offered the “white” lights in the form of LED but the arrival of the cheaper version of the Light Emitting Diode or LED has changed that […]

Mahindra Bolero riding on 20 inch wheels looks CRAZY [Video]

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
Bolero has been one of the oldest production model from Mahindra in their lineup. It has been in production for almost two decades and still has a demand among customers. it is a pure utilitarian or practical vehicle which is popular among customers in both urban and rural market. Mahindra has been continuously making changes […]

2020 Honda City vs New Hyundai Verna: Owner review on video

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
Honda City and Hyundai Verna are some of the popular mid size sedans currently available in the country. Both vehicles have their own set of fans because of their looks, refinement and features list. Both vehicles compete with Maruti Ciaz, Skoda Rapid, Volkswagen Vento in the segment. Here we have a comparison video that shows […]

Seltos goes water wading but should you attempt such things in compact SUVs? [Video]

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
Kia Seltos SUV was launched in the Indian market last year and it quickly became popular among customers due to various factors like the design, features and the price. It competes directly with SUVs like Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, MG Hector in the segment. In India, the front wheel drive version of Seltos is only […]

Meet the Toyota Qualis that’s been driven 8 lakh kms: Still going STRONG [Video]

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
While the Toyota Innova came out to be an extremely successful product, many would know about the Toyota Qualis, the MPV, which was replaced by the Innova. The Qualis was launched way back in 2000 and was discontinued after five years to make space for the Innova. The Qualis became extremely popular in the market […]

India’s Hummers & their famous owners: MS Dhoni to Harbhajan Singh

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
The Hummer SUVs need no introduction! While the good old Hummers are not available in the market anymore, you will hardly find an enthusiast who does not know about the Hummer SUVs. The big bad Ameican SUV that is used by the USA Army all over the world was primarily built for the armed forces. […]

Kia Sonet HTX+ model converted to top-end GTX+ model [Video]

  • Sunday 11th October 2020
Kia recently launched their third product Sonet SUV in the Indian market. Prices for Kia Sonet start at Rs 6.71 lakh and go up to Rs 11.99 lakh, ex-showroom. Kia Sonet is a sub-4 meter compact SUV and competes with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport in the […]

This Mahindra Bolero with built-in toilet is a dream of every camper [Video]

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
Mahindra Bolero, which was once the best-selling Utility Vehicle in the Indian market remains a popular choice. The Bolero is quite popular, especially for its build quality. Here is a cab owner, who has modified the Bolero to add a fully functional toilet seat. In these testing times of COVID-19 pandemic, this would be a […]

Most affordable 2020 Mahindra Thar: Base AX trim in a walkaround video

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
Mahindra officially announced the prices for the all-new Thar recently and the bookings for the same have also started. Mahindra will start delivering it from 1st of November 2020. Meanwhile, the SUV has already started reaching the dealerships and the pictures and videos of the same have also surfaced online. So far, all the videos […]

Modified Maruti Alto in a black wrap looks mean [Video]

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is currently the entry level car sold by the manufacturer. It is probably one of the most affordable one in the country too. It has been in the country for quite some time and Maruti has sold this in huge numbers. It has always been associated as a small car for […]

Hyundai Creta E Diesel vs Kia Seltos HTE Diesel: Base trims compared on video

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
SUV segment in India has been quite popular. Several manufacturers have entered this segment looking at the demand and many of them have also become the best sellers too. Hyundai and Kia Motors both have mid-size SUV in India and they are both quite popular. Hyundai has the 2020 Creta and Kia has the all-new […]

Tata Harrier Automatic: How it responds when pushed HARD off the road [Video]

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
After launching the Harrier last year in the Indian market, Tata launched an updated version of the SUV earlier this year with a more powerful engine. However, the biggest addition to the Harrier facelift has to be the automatic transmission. Even though the Tata Harrier offers multiple modes that change the electronic stability control (ESP) […]

When exactly do you need to replace your car’s clutch plates? We explain

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
Imagine your vehicle’s clutch giving up on you while you are far away from help or on your way to an important meeting. The clutch of any vehicle is one of the most critical parts. It is the only link between the engine and the transmission and if it fails, you would not be able […]

Hyundai Venue IMT taken for a spin by actress Aditi Rao Hydari [Video]

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
Hyundai Venue is one of the most popular sub-4 meter SUV in the country. It competes with SUVs like Maruti Brezza, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and recently launched Kia Sonet. Hyundai Venue became the first car in the country to be launched with a unique type of transmission. It is called an iMT […]

Prince of Udaipur talks about his experience driving the 2020 Mahindra Thar [Video]

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, the Prince of Udaipur is a big automobile fanatic. The Mewar family owns some of the rarest vintage cars in India and were one of the first ones to open a car museum in India 20 years ago. Lakshyaraj Singh owns several exotic cars but he has a special connection with the […]

Mahindra SUV discounts for October 2020: Bolero to Scorpio

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Festive season has started in the country and almost every manufacturer in the country has started offering special discount on their models. India’s largest utility vehicle manufacturer, Mahindra is also offering attractive offers on almost all their models. Here is the list of Mahindra vehicles with discounts for the month of October 2020. XUV300 It […]

2020 Hyundai Verna gets more affordable with a new base variant

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Hyundai has introduced a new base variant of the Hyundai Verna days after a similar variant was introduced to the Creta’s line-up. The new variant, which is named as E will be the most affordable variant of the Hyundai Creta. It is available with the petrol engine option. According to MyCarHelpline, the new Hyundai Verna […]

MG Gloster: How good is it off the road? [Video]

  • Friday 9th October 2020
If you’re looking for a short reply to the question then the answer is yes, the MG Gloster can do some serious off-roading. However, if you’re looking for details, read on or watch the video below. MG announced the price of the all-new Gloster yesterday and the introductory prices massively undercuts the vehicles like Toyota […]

Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akthar takes a spin in the Hyundai Tucson [Video]

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Hyundai is a South Korean car manufacturer who has its presence in international market too. It is currently the second largest car manufacturer in India after Maruti Suzuki. Hyundai has been selling its cars in our neighbouring country Pakistan as well. Here we have a video of Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar driving the all […]

Kia Sonet and Mahindra XUV300 sub-4 meter compact SUVs compared on video

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Kia Sonet is the latest entrant in the sub-4 meter compact SUV segment and has been doing great in terms of sales. In just 12 daysafter starting delivery, Kia has sold over 9,000 units of Sonet SUVs. It competes with the likes of Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300 and Ford EcoSport in […]

TEST DRIVE: The First Generation BMW X5 M (E70)

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Originals are hard to follow up on. Don’t get me wrong – it’s easy to fall in love with a brand-new car. Current technology, fancy sound system, a wallet-friendly warranty. But as all car enthusiasts... The article TEST DRIVE: The First Generation BMW X5 M (E70) appeared first on BMW BLOG

Proton X50 – ASEAN NCAP report reveals the Standard variant and confirms Thailand export plans

  • Saturday 10th October 2020
The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) report of the Proton X50 released yesterday revealed more than just the new model’s crash worthiness. It also gave us a look at the […] The post Proton X50 – ASEAN NCAP report reveals the Standard variant and confirms Thailand export plans appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

VIDEO: Proton X50 ASEAN NCAP crash test report

  • Friday 9th October 2020
We now have the full New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) crash safety report for the Proton X50, including the full crash test video. As announced by Proton last week, its […] The post VIDEO: Proton X50 ASEAN NCAP crash test report appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro in Europe in Oct

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Newcomer at the entry level into the Ducati Scrambler family is the 2020 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro, dubbed the “Dark Suit”. Coming in a dark matte shade of grey called Dark Stealth, the Scrambler […] The post 2020 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro in Europe in Oct appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Perodua safety features illustrated in animation video

  • Friday 9th October 2020
There are parts and systems aplenty that go into a car’s safety measures for the benefit of its drivers, occupants as well as the road users around them, and these systems can sometimes be tricky […] The post Perodua safety features illustrated in animation video appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 Volvo XC90 – good alternative to Toyota Alphard?

  • Friday 9th October 2020
After putting the 2020 Volvo XC90 facelift against the G05 BMW X5 xDrive45e, Hafriz Shah had a thought – the XC90 makes for a great alternative to traditional seven-seat MPVs like the Toyota Alphard and […] The post 2020 Volvo XC90 – good alternative to Toyota Alphard? appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 caught in Pekan, CKD soon?

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Click to enlarge Plenty of juicy CKD locally-assembled Volkswagens are on the way, it seems. Yesterday, we shared with you pics of the VW Arteon facelift roaming in Malaysia just two months after the pre-facelift […] The post Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 caught in Pekan, CKD soon? appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

October 2020 week two fuel price – petrol, diesel down

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Time once again for the weekly fuel price update, and after last week’s mixed bag of changes, petrol and diesel users will both pay less for fuel for the coming October 10 to 16 week. […] The post October 2020 week two fuel price – petrol, diesel down appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPYSHOTS: Volkswagen Polo Mk6 facelift seen testing

  • Friday 9th October 2020
First unveiled in 2017, the sixth-generation Volkswagen Polo has been spotted undergoing road tests in the Alps, with what appears to be mild exterior changes. The concealed front end of the car can be seen […] The post SPYSHOTS: Volkswagen Polo Mk6 facelift seen testing appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Thailand to lower taxes for CKD EVs to reduce prices; EVs to make up 30% of total production by 2030

  • Friday 9th October 2020
The Thailand government’s push for electric vehicles continues, as the country’s ministry of industry is looking to reduce the prices of EVs to bring them closer to cars with conventional internal combustion engines (ICEs). It […] The post Thailand to lower taxes for CKD EVs to reduce prices; EVs to make up 30% of total production by 2030 appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2020 BMW R18 First Edition official Malaysian launch – RM 149,500, 1,802 cc, the biggest BMW boxer ever

  • Friday 9th October 2020
Largest ever boxer, displacement wise, from BMW Motorrad, the 2020 BMW Motorrad R18, saw its official Malaysian launch today, priced at RM149,500, on-the-road without insurance. Taking design cues from the 1936 BMW Motorrad R5, the […] The post 2020 BMW R18 First Edition official Malaysian launch – RM 149,500, 1,802 cc, the biggest BMW boxer ever appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650-based cafe racer from Krom Works looks elegant

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
We all know that Royal Enfield motorcycles have a very cult following. These motorcycles are popular across the world and have seen many famous personalities owning one in the past. Royal Enfield motorcycles also serve as a great donor bikes for many modification projects and we have seen several examples of the same as well. […]

King of poverty-stricken African nation buys 19 Rolls Royces worth Rs. 175 crores for ‘his wives’ [Video]

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
If you ever become super-rich, will you buy multiple Rolls Royce cars in one go? Well, here is the King Mswati III of Eswatini, who ordered as many as 19 Rolls Royce sedans among many other luxury cars! Formerly known as Swaziland, the King is head of the Swazi Royal Family and rules the poverty-stricken […]

Tata Harrier, Bajaj Dominar & Hero XPulse go off roading [Video]

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
off-road expeditions is still not a popular thing here in India. Like many other adventure activities, it also finding its grip in our country. We now have several groups who organise trail exploration trips for SUV owners and bikers and here we have one such video where three different types of vehicles are exploring an […]

India-bound next-generation Hyundai Elantra: What it drives like [Video]

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
Hyundai launched the all-new gen Elantra in the international markets. It is sold under the name Avante in markets like South Korea. The new gen Elantra looks entirely different from the one that we have in India. Talking about India, Hyundai is expected to bring this new gen Elantra to our market in 2021. Hyundai […]

India-bound new Isuzu V-Cross torture tested: Better than the old one? [Video]

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
Lifestyle pickup trucks and Indian market is something that don’t go together. Not many manufacturers who have entered this territory had tasted success. One such manufacturer that has become popular in this segment in a very short span of time is Isuzu with their D-Max V-Cross pickup truck. It is now one of the most […]

Meet the super RARE Sooraj 325cc Diesel motorcycle that delivers 80 KMPL: Beautifully restored [Video]

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
We have seen many videos of restored vintage motorcycles on our website. The bikes that we have seen in our stories are either a Yamaha RX100 or a Royal Enfield Bullet. This time around we have video of an extremely rare motorcycle that has been beautifully modified by its owner. The motorcycle seen in the […]

Next-generation Mitsubishi Lancer: What it could look like

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
Mitsubishi Lancer has been one of the most popular sedan of its time. This sporty looking Japanese sedan has been a project car for many modifications in the past and we still have several examples of modified Mitsubishi sedans in the country. Sadly though, the Lancer has been discontinued. Things might soon be changing as […]

Ambani family’s 8 supercars caught on camera: Ferrari to Lamborghini

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
We all know about the exotic collection of cars of the Ambani family. The wealthiest family in the country keeps on adding a new car every few months and all of these cars are exotic cars. While we know extensively about the Ambani family’s love for SUVs and sedans like Rolls Royce Phantom Series VIII, […]

Kia Seltos with Valvetronic exhaust let’s you control how LOUD it can get [Video]

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
Kia Motors made their entry into the Indian market last year and quickly became popular. The reason behind this popularity was their first product Seltos SUV. The mid-size competes with cars like Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, MG Hector in the segment. Seltos became popular among buyers because of its looks, features and the price at […]

Maruti Eeco with kitchen & bed is a home on wheels [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Motor homes or camper vans are quite popular in western countries and have number of manufacturers building such vehicles for the customer. In India however things are the opposite. There is very little demand for such vehicles and for that reason no mainstream manufacturer is into this space. For those who want a similar setup, […]

Force Gurkha climbing stairs takes EXTREME to an all new level [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Force Gurkha is one of the most popular off-roaders available in the Indian market. While Force is working on the all-new version, there are many who own the previous version of the Gurkha and are happy with the performance. The Gurkha takes on the Mahindra Thar head-on and it does get a metal hardtop, which […]

Yamaha R15 modified into a Suzuki Hayabusa superbike lookalike [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Modification is an art. In India, we have number of modification and custom house for vehicle modifications. We have seen several examples of modified motorcycles and cars in the past and we have featured some of them on our website too. One of the popular motorcycles that is commonly used for modification project is Royal […]

Tom Cruise spotted riding BMW G 310 GS for Mission Impossible 7 [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Tom Cruise is one of those actor who is easily associated with stunts and action sequences. His famous movie series Mission Impossible is the best example for some of his stunts. His love for cars and bikes is a well known fact among the fans and has been spotted on several bikes as part of […]

Beautifully resto-modded 35 year old Hindustan Ambassador with Toyota Diesel engine on video

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Hindustan Ambassador is one of the iconic cars that was sold in our country. Even though, Hindustan Motors has officially stopped production of the Ambassador, there are quite good number of well maintained examples in the country. It is currently a collectible item and beautifully modified and restored Ambassadors attract good prices as well. Here […]

Electric Ambassador is DC Design’s next BIG launch for India: Confirmed

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
With the electric vehicles becoming a new trend in the markets all over, manufacturers in India are launching new electrified products too. Hindustan Ambassador, the long-gone iconic sedan that has had a long journey in India and was in production for close to six decades remains etched in the memories of most of us. While […]

MG Hector’s foreign cousin is the 2021 Chevrolet Captiva: Check it out [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
The MG Hector is one of the most popular mid-size SUVs sold in India. It was introduced to us last year and quickly grabbed buyers attention because of its premium looks, long list of features and attractive price tag. MG Motor later introduced a 6-seater version of the same known as a Hector Plus. It […]

Tata Nexon XMS: India’s most affordable sunroof equipped compact SUV on video

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Tata Motors had launched the updated BS6 version of the Nexon earlier this year. It is currently one of the safest SUV in the country with 5 Start rating at Global NCAP. It is currently competing with cars like Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport and recently launched Kia Sonet. Tata has been […]

This homemade ‘sportscar’ is actually a Maruti Eeco [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Sportscars are something that remains only a dream for many enthusiasts. There is no cheap sports car and even if someone saves up to buy one, it takes a lot of money to maintain such a high-performance vehicle. While many enthusiasts can only keep their dream cars as only posters in their rooms, there are […]

Minimally modified MG Hector looks RAD [Video]

  • Saturday 17th October 2020
Hector was the first SUV to be launched in India by MG Motors and that has played a huge role in making this brand quite popular in our country. It became popular because of its looks, feature loaded cabin and an attractive price tag. Hector when launched was so popular that it had long waiting […]

Facelifted Toyota Fortuner scores a perfect 5-star rating in ASEAN NCAP crash test

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Toyota launched the facelifted version of the Fortuner in Thailand and Indonesia recently. The facelift will be launched in the Indian market sometime in early 2021. The Thailand-spec of the Fortuner facelift has been tested by ASEAN NCAP and it has received a perfect score of five stars. The Toyota Fortuner facelift’s crash test results […]

2021 BMW 530d xDrive Touring LCI – New photo gallery

  • Sunday 18th October 2020
Besides the Sedan version, BMW has also refreshed the 5 Series Touring as part of the mid-cycle facelift procedure. New imagery from the international media launch held in the picturesque Bavaria is now available. The... The article 2021 BMW 530d xDrive Touring LCI – New photo gallery appeared first on BMW BLOG

2021 BMW 530e Facelift – New Photo Gallery

  • Friday 16th October 2020
BMW has just released a photo gallery of the updated 530e plug-in hybrid. The entry-level 5 Series PHEV received some upgrades in 2019. According to BMW, a more powerful battery will increase the electric range to... The article 2021 BMW 530e Facelift – New Photo Gallery appeared first on BMW BLOG

Buyer’s Guide: Toyota models to go for in Malaysia

  • Friday 16th October 2020
This might be bewildering for some, but now is a good time to buy a car. Yes, we’re knee deep (it’s not neck yet, right?) in a pandemic that’s unprecedented and global, and some sectors […] The post Buyer’s Guide: Toyota models to go for in Malaysia appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

G20 BMW M340i xDrive to be introduced in Malaysia – first-ever CKD M Performance model, RM430k est.

  • Friday 16th October 2020
BMW Malaysia is set to add another G20 3 Series variant to the local line-up in the near future, and this one promises to be a scorcher. The said model is the M340i xDrive, which […] The post G20 BMW M340i xDrive to be introduced in Malaysia – first-ever CKD M Performance model, RM430k est. appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

SPYSHOTS: Volkswagen ID.4 coupe/ID.5 seen testing

  • Friday 16th October 2020
With the debut of the Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV in September, the German automaker will be adding to its ID range of electric vehicles in the near future with another variation on the theme; this […] The post SPYSHOTS: Volkswagen ID.4 coupe/ID.5 seen testing appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

BMW Remote Software Upgrade for Operating System 7 – Android Auto, BMW Maps, eDrive Zones and more

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Owners of BMWs with the latest BMW Operating System 7, rejoice – a new Remote Software Upgrade is coming for your car. The update, claimed to be the biggest ever to be rolled out by […] The post BMW Remote Software Upgrade for Operating System 7 – Android Auto, BMW Maps, eDrive Zones and more appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

October 2020 week three fuel price – all prices go up

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Another Friday, and so it’s time again for the weekly fuel price update. Not so pleasant news on this front, as motorists will have to pay more for fuel in the coming October 17 to […] The post October 2020 week three fuel price – all prices go up appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Audi RS Q8 gets new 23″ wheels & exhaust from ABT

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Two months after ABT Sportsline unveiled the Audi RS Q8-R, the tuning firm went on to offer several new upgrades for owners of the high-performance Audi Sport SUV, starting with the ABT custom exhaust system. […] The post Audi RS Q8 gets new 23″ wheels & exhaust from ABT appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Volkswagen Amarok W580 by Walkinshaw revealed

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Australia has teamed up with tuning house Walkinshaw to create “the ultimate GT-spec ute” based on the Amarok pick-up truck. Called the W580, it will be available to order from dealers in […] The post Volkswagen Amarok W580 by Walkinshaw revealed appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Five Petroleum officially launched in Malaysia – Ultimaxx fuels debut, 200 petrol stations planned

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Five Petroleum Malaysia has officially been launched, the introduction broadcast on Facebook in a ceremony that was recorded before the latest conditional movement control order (CMCO) had taken effect. The latest petroleum brand to enter […] The post Five Petroleum officially launched in Malaysia – Ultimaxx fuels debut, 200 petrol stations planned appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Toyota Mirai hydrogen FCEV is the latest popemobile

  • Friday 16th October 2020
Over the years, various vehicles have been used to ferry the pope of the Catholic Church during public appearances. The latest is from Toyota, with the Japanese carmaker presenting a modified Mirai to Pope Francis […] The post Toyota Mirai hydrogen FCEV is the latest popemobile appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

BMW issues global recall for 26,700 PHEVs – defective high-voltage battery may cause fires; M’sia unaffected

  • Friday 16th October 2020
BMW’s recall exercise involving nearly 4,500 of its plug-in hybrid cars, first announced back in August, has now grown to involve roughly 26,700 vehicles globally. The issue remains the same – that a potential short […] The post BMW issues global recall for 26,700 PHEVs – defective high-voltage battery may cause fires; M’sia unaffected appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Can one person open & refit the Mahindra Thar’s convertible top? This lady shows us [Video]

  • Saturday 24th October 2020
Mahindra Thar is one of the most talked about car on the internet recently. Internet is loaded with review videos and off-road videos of the new Mahindra Thar. The response to all these videos shows how popular or how eagerly people were waiting for this new SUV. Mahindra Thar is launched in different variants and […]

Tata Harrier new TVC released: Check it out

  • Saturday 24th October 2020
Tata Harrier is one of the most popular mid-size sedan in the country. It competes with cars like Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, Kia Seltos in the segment. It was one of the most anticipated SUVs launched from Tata Motors in 2019 and is now a very commonly spotted SUV on our roads. Earlier this year, […]

7 seat Hyundai Creta to be launched next year: New details surface

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Hyundai has been one of those manufacturers who launched number of cars in the market even during this pandemic. One of the recent launches from the Korean manufacturer was all-new Creta SUV. Just like its older generation, the new Creta also became popular among buyers in a very short span of time. Recently Hyundai had […]

Nissan Magnite compact SUV: First TVC out

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Sub-4 meter compact SUV segment is one of the most popular and fastly growing segments in the country. Some of the popular cars in this segment are Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Venue and Tata Nexon. One of the latest entrant in the segment is Kia Sonet. Nissan is also preparing to enter this highly competitive segment […]

Toyota Urban Cruiser: Compact SUV deliveries commence [Video]

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Toyota launched the all-new Urban Cruiser or the rebadged version of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza earlier this year. This is the band’s second rebagded product in the Indian market. Toyota started the deliveries of the all-new Urban Cruiser recently and here are the first videos of the first car getting delivered in two different […]

Ford wants to bring Bronco 4×4, & 3 other high-performance cars to India

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
American automobile giant Ford has been present in the Indian market for a long time now. The manufacturer currently offers mass-segment cars and has also tied up Mahindra to launch new vehicles in the future. Ford is currently waiting for approvals from the new joint venture, post which, a slew of performance cars can be […]

Honda CB350 H’ness retro motorcycle does a top speed run on video

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Honda launched the all new H’Ness cruiser motorcycle in the market few weeks ago. Honda is selling it as a premium offering and is currently being sold via Honda’s Big Wing dealerships. The Honda H’Ness competes with motorcycles like Royal Enfield Classic 350 and Jawa in the segment. Honda has started the delivery of H’Ness […]

Mercedes Benz SUV gets STUCK: Mahindra Thar to the rescue [Video]

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Off-roading or dune bashing is actually a fun activity. It is slowly gaining popularity in the country and we have several groups who organise such tours with SUV owners. Certain level of risk is always involved in this activity if the it is not done under the supervision of an expert. Here we have one […]

2020 Tata Harrier vs BS6 Mahindra XUV500. Which diesel SUV should you get?

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
The XUV500 was quite ahead of its time when it was first launched way back in 2011. It was loaded with features, had a powerful diesel engine and could seat 7 people at once. Other manufacturers also wanted a piece of the market share and started launching their SUVs. Tata launched their Harrier which is […]

Meet Mayur Shree, the only Indian to own a Bugatti Chiron: The cars he owns [Video]

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
India is a country with one of the largest populations in the world and can you guess the number of modern Bugatti cars in the country? ZERO. That’s right, there is no Bugatti hypercars location in India but there is an Indian who owns a Bugatti Chiron is the USA! While there a handful of […]

Maruti Baleno with custom wrap looks rad

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Maruti Baleno is one of the most popular premium hatchbacks sold in the country. It competes with cars like Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz, Tata Altroz in the segment. It was the first car to go BS6 in Maruti’s line up. As part of this transition, Maruti had dropped, the diesel engine option and is now […]

This home-made electric motorcycle took 11 months to build [Video]

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
India is all about innovations and there are numerous stories that will inspire you for life. While there are many who take on a project to make new products like a motorcycle or car at home, there are many others who have also made electric vehicles at home. Here is such an inspirational story where […]

Honda CB 350 H’Ness retro motorcycle: First ride review of Royal Enfield Classic challenger [Video]

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Honda CB350 H’Ness is the recent motorcycle from Japanese manufacturer in India. It is priced at Rs 1.90 lakh, ex-showroom and competes with the likes of Royal Enfield Classic 350 and Jawa 42 in the segment. Honda has already started delivery of H’Ness and is sold via Honda’s Big Wing dealerships in India. Here we […]

All-new Hyundai Elite i20: Turbo petrol version with twin clutch automatic gearbox on video

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Hyundai will launch the all-new Elite i20 in the first week of November. The manufacturer has already started dispatching the units of the all-new premium hatchback to the dealerships across India and we have already seen a few spy shots revealing almost everything about the car. While Hyundai is yet to officially announce the variant […]

New Mahindra Thar DWARFED by a Force Gurkha: Just the angle or camera?

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Mahindra launched the all-new Thar in the Indian market earlier this year after a long wait. The all-new SUV has received more than 15,000 bookings as per the official data and Mahindra is yet to start the delivery of the all-new Thar. Force Motors is also working on the all-new Gurkha, which was earlier expected […]

Kia Sonet sub-4 meter compact SUV races past 50,000 bookings in just 2 months

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
The all-new Kia Sonet sub-4 meter compact SUV has raced past the 50,000 bookings mark in just 2 months of bookings opening. Kia Motors opened bookings for the Sonet on the 2oth of August, 2020, and ever since, the compact SUV has seen big demand. Effectively, Kia Motors got a booking for the Sonet once […]

Using Hazard Lights ‘incorrectly’ on your car/bike? Get ready to pay Rs. 500 fine say cops!

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Hazard lights are standard fitment to all the four-wheelers sold in India irrespective of its brand and price. However, most people do not know the use of hazard lights and use them in the wrong areas. Yes, hazard lamps have a particular use and you cannot just turn them off whenever you want on the […]

Watch Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev ride a massive, 350 KG BMW K 1600 GT that costs over Rs. 30 lakh [Video]

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Sadhguru is well-known for his love for automobiles, especially his love for motorcycles. In the past, Sadhguru has been spotted with various high-end motorcycles and he even chose a customised Honda VFR X for his ride-for-cause ‘Save Cauvery River’. Sadhguru has now been spotted with the gigantic BMW K 1600 GT to meet Hollywood actor […]

Honda H’Ness CB350: Deliveries of Royal Enfield rival commence [Video]

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Honda Motorcycle India had launched their all new cruiser motorcycle H’Ness or Highness in the market recently. Highness is a premium motorcycle from the manufacturer and they will be selling it via Hondas Big Wing dealerships. It competes with bikes like Royal Enfield Classic, Jawa 42 in the segment. Weeks ago, Honda had announced prices […]

India’s bestselling SUV – Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza – has the BIGGEST heart: Why this matters!

  • Wednesday 21st October 2020
Nothing succeeds like success. This statement is best exemplified by Maruti Suzuki selling 5.5 lakh units of the Vitara Brezza SUV in just 4.5 years of its launch. With the introduction of the All-New Vitara Brezza, this bestseller promises to raise the bar even higher, as it now comes with the best-in-segment 1.5 liter K-Series […]

VIDEO: ALPINA B8 Gran Coupe Seen at the Nurburgring

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
After having driven the BMW M8 Gran Coupe, I quickly realized it’s a good car but not a great one. It’s brutally fast, incredible looking and rock-solid stable at triple-digit speed. However, its main problem... The article VIDEO: ALPINA B8 Gran Coupe Seen at the Nurburgring appeared first on BMW BLOG

VIDEO: BMW X5 M Competition Reviewed by Doug DeMuro

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
One of the more popular performance BMWs among enthusiasts is the X5 M. There’s something brutally awesome about its monstrous capabilities, even if it doesn’t really make any logical sense. However, we’ve all seen the... The article VIDEO: BMW X5 M Competition Reviewed by Doug DeMuro appeared first on BMW BLOG

The Kith for BMW 2020 Collection features 94 pieces

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
Kith and BMW are taking their partnership to a new level. After the initial unveil of a special BMW M4 by Kith, the two brands are launching an apparel and accessories collection. The 94-piece collection... The article The Kith for BMW 2020 Collection features 94 pieces appeared first on BMW BLOG

Audi RS e-tron GT teased as 24 Hours of Spa pace car

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Having entered the electric SUV market with the e-tron, Audi is now mounting an offensive against cars like the Tesla Model S with the new e-tron GT. This zero-emission alternative to the A7 Sportback, due […] The post Audi RS e-tron GT teased as 24 Hours of Spa pace car appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

VIDEO: Mitsubishi Xpander finally in Malaysia – what took MMM so long, only 2 airbags? Bosses explain

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
The Mitsubishi Xpander has been finally revealed in Malaysia, with a media preview coinciding with the revelation of specs and opening of order books. Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) will be officially launching the seven-seater next […] The post VIDEO: Mitsubishi Xpander finally in Malaysia – what took MMM so long, only 2 airbags? Bosses explain appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

AD: Sime Darby Swedish Auto Ara Damansara offering free car checks for new, old Volvos – all are welcome!

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Sime Darby Swedish Auto Ara Damansara is the largest and most advanced Volvo 3S centre in Malaysia, and the new outlet is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to offering top notch customer service. […] The post AD: Sime Darby Swedish Auto Ara Damansara offering free car checks for new, old Volvos – all are welcome! appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

October 2020 week four fuel price – petrol goes down

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
With Friday comes the usual weekly fuel price update. Good news for petrol users, as you will be paying less for the fuel in the coming October 24 to 30 week. Meanwhile, diesel users will […] The post October 2020 week four fuel price – petrol goes down appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Sime Darby Auto Selection launches online used car store – up to 300 vehicles available for viewing

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Multi-brand used vehicle dealer Sime Darby Auto Selection has launched its online used car store today, where customers can choose from a range of up to 300 used vehicles from multiple brands, including those which […] The post Sime Darby Auto Selection launches online used car store – up to 300 vehicles available for viewing appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Brabus Rocket 900 “One of Ten” – tuned Mercedes-AMG GT63S 4Matic+ with 900 PS and 1,250 Nm

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Brabus are at it again, this time turning their attention to the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4Matic+ to create the Brabus Rocket 900 “One of Ten.” As the name suggests, it is a limited-edition model, […] The post Brabus Rocket 900 “One of Ten” – tuned Mercedes-AMG GT63S 4Matic+ with 900 PS and 1,250 Nm appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Vehicle sales performance in Malaysia, Q3 2020 versus Q3 2019 – market slows, but SST exemption kicks in

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
In August, the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that it was changing the format in which vehicle sales data is reported to subscribers, switching the frequency from a monthly basis to quarterly, effective from mid-year. […] The post Vehicle sales performance in Malaysia, Q3 2020 versus Q3 2019 – market slows, but SST exemption kicks in appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

Continental plans on selling its turbocharger business

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
In a bid to cut losses, German supplier Continental is looking to sell its turbocharger business after deeming it “not so strategically important and lacks the scale required to compete globally,” insiders told Automotive News. […] The post Continental plans on selling its turbocharger business appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Classic joins Heritage lineup

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
Joining the the R18, first in a line of retro styled motorcycles based on the R5 of 1937, is the 2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Classic. In Malaysia, the 2020 BMW Motorrad R18 First Edition was […] The post 2021 BMW Motorrad R18 Classic joins Heritage lineup appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.

2022 BMW X8 M to get 4.4L PHEV V8 with 760 PS?

  • Friday 23rd October 2020
It looks like BMW’s most powerful SUV will take shape in the form of the X8 M. As a matter of fact, it will be the most powerful series production BMW model to date, and […] The post 2022 BMW X8 M to get 4.4L PHEV V8 with 760 PS? appeared first on Paul Tan's Automotive News.