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MEGA REVIEW: Subaru Levorg 1.6 GT-S

Subaru Levorg!  This is the Sports wagon I'm looking forward to...  I loved the car so much that I downloaded and scanned the Singaporea...

Monday, April 30, 2012

Euromobil launches Audi Approved :plus

Buy used at Audi Approved :plus



KUALA LUMPUR: Audi distributor Euromobil is following in the footsteps of BMW and Mercedes-Benz with its first pre-owned division.

Called Audi Approved :plus, it will be based at the Audi Glenmarie headquarters. It will have its own premises next to the  Audi  Glenmarie  3S  centre.

The  premises  spans  over  1,500  sq  metres  and  allows for display of over 20 used cars, with expansion plans 
in the future. 
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All  vehicles  sold at Audi Approved :plus have  mileage  under  100,000 km  and  are  less  than  three  years  old.  

Vehicles  come  with  certified  and  documented  assessment  history  and  pass  a 110–multi  point  check.

Each  vehicle  undergo  strict mechanical,  bodywork,  interior  and  electrical  inspections,  inclusive  of  a  full  road-test,  where  any irregularities will be reconditioned with Audi Genuine Parts, before the vehicle makes the grade as 
an Audi Approved unit, and be offered on sale. 

Euromobil offers a minimum six months' warranty, 24-hour Audi roadside assistance, financing and insurance.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Bank Negara defends rules



KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has defended its move to impose responsible lending guidelines among financial institutions amid continued unhappiness from some automotive players that the new loan rules are affecting their sales.


The central bank said it was doing its job to manage household debt as it was expecting debt levels to increase this year.

“We are a banker and adviser to the Government, playing an active role in advising on macroeconomic policies and managing the public debt. 



“The guidelines are meant to avoid the excessive accumulation of household debt, particularly among households that are more vulnerable to income shocks,” it said in a statement, adding it did not see a need to review the guidelines.


(Italic: WELL SAID by BANK NEGARA!) 

Bank Negara also said that its job was to bring about financial system stability while fostering a sound and progressive financial sector within the country and at the same time promote a prudent conduct of monetary policy.

The central bank added that Western economies such as Australia and the United States had also duly adopted relevant measures after the experience of the US subprime financial crisis and the eurozone debt crisis.

Perodua and Proton Edar Dealers Association Malaysia (Peda) recently indicated, from the tone of statements made to the press, that they were not too happy with the responsible lending guidelines which have come into force since the beginning of this year.

In a statement issued recently, Perodua put the blame on Bank Negara's responsible lending guidelines after its year-on-year sales declined by 11% in March from 18,000 sold in the same month last year.


(BOLD: WHAT A SELFISH PEDA businessmen)

However, Perodua's sales in the first quarter this year have stabilised, easing 2.2% to 44,700 vehicles for the first three months of this year from 45,700 vehicles registered in the first quarter of 2011.

Peda president Armin Baniaz Pahamin said it would meet with local banks to iron out issues relating to Bank Negara's responsible lending guidelines.

END OF SOURCE...

Jeff's (otoreview) opinion: 

If your customer can't afford the Loan (to buy) then, EASY, dear Car Dealers/Distributors just don't sell to them.  If still want to sell then make it affordable. You just can't have the cake and eat it this time round. What a bunch of selfish businessmen.

For the buyers, what's your problem?  
if cannot afford to pay for a new D-segment new car then buy a new C-segment.  Or if cannot afford New car then buy a used car which I strongly recommend at the moment.  I don't see a point to complain about this issue!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

LONGTERMER #4 Vol 4: Perodua MYVI 1.5SE+ Auto


LONGTERMER #4 Vol 4: Perodua MYVI 1.5SE+ Auto
In this blog entry, I'm updating my family's ride. This is the 6th month we owned the MYVI 1.5SE+.  Well, my sister sold her 2007 MYVI 1.3SXi(M) last month (mid March). See my SOLD Post... (please Double click the link) As a result she officially took over this MYVI 1.5SE+ Auto from my dad.  She even called this car "BUMBLEBEE".  This means that I can't update this blog entry as detail as I'd like to as my sister can't help me to monitor the best/worst Fuel Consumption and ownership experience of the car.  




Therefore, I'll update this "LONGTERMER" every 3 months instead and less detail compared to now.  On 13 March 2012, this Myvi Rear left tailight was a target of daring "amateur" thief in Sunwaymas Commercial Centre (along main road outside 99 Speedmart) in broad daylight (between 1.30 to 2.45pm.  He/she tried to pry open the tailight but failed, resulting in broken rear left tailight cover (I'll try to take the photo by tonight and post it here).  Posted 1902hrs.
As you can see, the main LED bulbs were not affected.  Only the surrounding cover.  A replacement today costs RM400 (outside) and RM465 from Perodua.  Wait another 6 months I was told before the price will drop.  Something to do with Economies of Scale.

The MYVI 1.5SE+ covered merely 7300km as at 20 April 2012 cause it's no longer DRIVEN HARD by my dad.  Rather, in my sister's hand, this car's used 12km total to and fro office everyday.  This is disappointing as this car's scheduled for 10,000km service on May 20 2012 (ie. less than 1 month away).  Gasp...  What to do???  

Due to the short start/stop driving by my sister, the Averaged FC dropped from 14.8km/l to 11km/l.  Worst 9.0km/l and best 13.6km/l.  Ie. Fuel Consumption increased.  

Without further ado, let's proceed to Logbook:

Mileage upon delivery: 0023km
Mileage last update: 5874km
Mileage used last month: 822km
Mileage last month: 6696km

Mileage this month: 7300km
Mileage used this month: 604km

Average mileage per month:
1217km. (A drop compared to 1469km @ last update 2 months ago).

Purchase price: RM54,000 (less NCB)
Interest rate: 2.95% @ RM42,000. Public bank for 5 years loan.

FUEL CONSUMPTION (NOTE, this is the last time I'm doing this format as this car now is in my sister's hands.  She can't monitor this for me):

ALL TIME:
Best: 16.8km/l, LCCT Trip.  Petronas RON95.  18 January
WORST: 8.8km/L (Shell RON95) 80% City/20% Highway driving driven by Me. (January 27)

This 2 months:
Best: 13.6km/l (RM0.15/km). (70% highway/30% city)
Worst: 9.0km/l.  80% City, 20% highway.

PERFORMANCE:
0-100km/h: 10.9 seconds normal acceleration in "D" with Air cond on.

Major Expenses:
NONE over the last 2 months apart from Fuel, parking and Tolls...

Before I go, here's some parting shots:
ABOVE: The sporty Dash meter...
 Above and below: SEEING DOUBLE.  Notice the "Wide 16:9" mode.  This is taken using my new handphone, Nokia N8.  9MP 16:9 wide mode.  Downsized to 1 megapixel.

That's all folks, see you in 3 months time.  Ie. Mid-July 2012 for Volume 5.  An original JEFF LIM'S Production.  MY original work.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Here’s Uncle New 2012 Camry – Pricier, Uglier, Old Tech





T
oyota’s seventh-generation Camry, a model which has been synonym with “Uncle’s Car”, is here (espected in June, just 2 months away). This model is the same as the new model in Ukraine whereby the Toyota Aurion is badged as a Camry. Toyota Malaysia website was loaded with teasers, yesterday with the new Camry’s specification and today with the estimated price. When the Korean and Continental cars are churning out mind-boggling designs with all the bells and whistles thrown in, Japanese carmakers seems to be complacent with their past success, at least in Malaysia.


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Now, let’s look at the specification – the new Camry comes with 2.0E, 2.0G and 2.5V models. Both the 2.0 litre models come with (old) 16-Valve DOHC VVT-i engine producing 109 kW (148 PS) at 6,000 rpm, while the higher end 2.5 litre model which generates 133 kW (181 PS) at 6,000 rpm is using 16 Valve DOHC with Dual VVT-i & ACIS. Fine, maybe the Japanese has mastered the ancient art of “If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It”, hence the old engine technology.
However one would foam at mouth when the supposedly “luxury car” model is paired with merely 4-speed Super ECT & Sequential Shifter transmission.Only the 2.5-litre gets the 6-speed Super ECT transmission with Sequential Shifter. Maybe Toyota Malaysia, namely UMW, thought they could rob die-hard fans, Malaysian-Uncles, with such specification that they would have no choice but to choose the highest spec-2.5V model which cost an estimated coolRM183,000 for a piece of the latest Camry. The lower spec 2.0E and 2.0G models are estimated to cost RM152,000 and RM160,000 respectively.
New 2012 Camry Exterior 4New 2012 Camry Exterior 5New 2012 Camry Exterior 6
Obviously this is a brilliant plan to trick the Uncles (and Aunties) especially with the push-start feature, sun shades for the rear and side window, Bluetooth hands-free and even 4 Airbags are available only in the 2.5-litre model (2.0-liter models have only 2 Airbags). So if Uncles try to show off his mini features as mentioned, he has to pay for the premium (RM183,000). And do we have to mention the prices for all the models have been increased compare to previous models? Sure, the Yen has appreciated so we can’t expect the Japanese not to increase the price, can we (*grin*)?
As much as the new Camry (or rather UMW-Toyota) attracts unwantedcriticisms on the internet over its daylight robbery with such pathetic specifications and unbelievable price, you can bet your last penny that Uncles would be fighting tooth and nail for this car, thanks to the Japanese-cars-are-good mentality. In fact, we should thank former premier Mahathir for his far-sighted Look-East policy decades ago, never mind that the old man was tricked by Mitsubishi into buying their near-obsolete engines and technology to transfer it into his pet project Proton.
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Indirectly it creates great resale-value with cars such as Honda and Toyota. Of course those Uncles thought it was a steal owning a (cheaper) Camry as they mistaken the model as on the same class as BMW and Mercedes. Can you imagine what could happen if Mahathir adopted Look-West policy instead? Maybe BMW 3-series and Mercedes C-Class would cost RM180,000 while Camry would cost you a leg and an arm at RM260,000 (*tongue-in-cheek*).
New 2012 Camry Interior 1New 2012 Camry Interior 2New 2012 Camry Interior 3New 2012 Camry Interior 4
The new Camry doesn’t look any luxury if you judge by its exterior – it’s fugly.OK, they may use rejected Lexus design for its front but it immediately give away when you look at the rear, not to mention the boring interior. Maybe UMW-Toyota has forgotten that there’s a new kid on the block - Volkswagen.At RM183,000 for the new Camry 2.5 litre, one can look into Passat 1.8I-TSI (turbocharged engine) selling at RM184,888 (CKD only RM173,888) with more bells and whistles than the former. Of course if you still prefer a Japanese car,Honda Accord and Nissan Teana could be your consideration, with couple of thousands as loose change.
New 2012 Camry Interior 5New 2012 Camry Interior 6New 2012 Camry Interior 7
Heck, if you care to compare the number of airbags, latest technology for both engines and transmission systems, interior design and features, and whatnot, you actually have tons of options in the market at the price revealed by UMW Toyota. It’s amusing that when other carmakers are packing their models with lots of airbags and at least 6-speed transmission, Toyota chose to rip-off Malaysian buyers instead. I supposed they never learn from their once-famous-but-now-loser-Sony to Apple iPhone story.
Toyota Camry 2012 Price
Honda Accord PriceNissan Teana PriceVolkswagen Passat Price
But wait a minute – maybe UMW and Toyota thought it would better to make more profits since accident rates in this country is enormously high (so why bother with more airbags) and Uncles and their twins Chow-Ah-Bengs wouldn’t know how to use touch screen GPS and DVD and push-start feature anyway so Awood trimming is sufficient to make them grinning from ear to ear. Consumers need to be more intelligent and should start buying Continental cars to send Japanese carmakers running for their money. Resale value will automatically increase when there’re demands so go figure.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Reason why we shouldn't buy a new car now...

There are some interesting pictorial on the original site. cool 

Reason why we shouldn't buy a new car now...

http://www.financetwitter.com/2012/04/here-are-reasons-why-you-shouldnt-buy-a-new-car-now.html

Buying a car in Malaysia is an expensive affair. Besides a place called home, car is perhaps the biggest commitment to an average Malaysian. It’s not a fairy tales anymore that an average-Joe could be spending the rest of his life paying installments for his home and car. And we’re not talking about bungalow with swimming pool or a BMW, mind you. When the AFTA (Asean Free Trade Area) was mooted in 1992 and as date nearing the 2010′s actual implementation, many were grinning from ear to ear hoping to buy a “quality car” at a more affordable price. It never happens. 

Dollar for dollar, people are still wondering why locally designed and built cars are still more expensive than imported foreign cars in the same class. At 1.6-litre segment, a latest 2012 Ford Fiesta cost about US$16,000 in U.S. but a local Proton Persona cost a whopping RM49,000. A new 2012 Toyota Camry 2.5-litre in United States cost merely US$30,000 but it is costing you a leg and an arm at RM183,000 here. Hence an American with monthly salary of US$3,000 could own a Camry with his 1-year salary while a Malaysian requires about 5-year salary to own the same car, dollar-to-dollar speaking. Even after converting to Malaysian Ringgit, the Camry should cost you roughly RM90,000 instead of RM183,000. 

If you’ve been living in the cave for the last 30-years, Malaysia’s automobile sector is protected from foreign competition by barriers of investment-approval permits, differential excise taxes, import duties, sales taxes and whatnot. It was a beautiful multi-layers of barricade specifically architected and designed by none other than former premier Mahathir Mohamad to protect Proton, his pet project. For years since the 1983 National Car Policy, Proton made tons of money thanks to the protection policy – the local automaker became Asean’s largest car producer in the process. Proton became arrogant and didn’t care about qualities so much so that its local buyers were left without any solution for decades about its once-infamous-power-window problem. 

Then in 2001, came (former) Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who formulated Thailand’s master plan for industrial development – of which “Detroit of Asia” was part of it. Little did Mahathir and his regime realize what would hit their “Jaguh Kampong” Proton. By 2003, Thailand overtook Malaysia as the top vehicle producer in the region but Malaysian ministers were still in denial mode and pooh-pooh the “Detroit of Asia”. Nevertheless, National Automotive Policy (NAP) was introduced in 2006 to arrest the decline in Malaysia automotive industry but it lack real substance. 

By the time Malaysian government (reluctantly) realized the consequences of Thailand’s little Detroit’s impact, it was too late. Thailand’s durian orchards have been transformed into small city making vehicles for export to over 200 countries. Toyota, Honda, Nissan, General Motors, Mitsubishi, Suzuki Motor and Ford Motor are some of the giant manufacturers manufacturing or are in the process of doing so (by 2012) in the automobile cluster in Rayong which have 25,000 employees. To make matter worse, Indonesia’s vehicle production quietly overtook Malaysia by 2008. In 2010, Thailand led Southeast Asia in total vehicle sales with 800,357 units, compared with Indonesia’s 764,088 and Malaysia’s 605,156. 

And now the excitement (sort of) is back – the revised NAP scheduled to be revealed end of Apr 2012 with the objective to supposedly plug the holes from the first version of failed NAP. Of course the main attraction here is the possibility of liberalization in the lucrative 1.8-litre segment. Players who could benefits tremendously if such liberalization is adopted will be carmakers from South Korea such as Hyundai and China’s Chery. It could also attract other manufacturers such as Audi or Alfa Romeo. So we could see more models and price pressures from this event and this is perhaps the first reason why you should hold on from new purchase. 

DRB-Hicom has just acquired Proton and the current Proton’s MD Syed Zainal, the person credited to the success of new Proton Saga and coming Proton Prevé, is rumoured to be resigning. DRB-Hicom COO Lukman Ibrahim who once held a top managerial position in Perodua is said to be the replacement. DRB-Hicom currently assembles Volkswagen Passat with Jetta and Polo in the pipelines. The question is whether DRB-Hicom under the new leadership will rebadge some of Volkswagens as Proton models as in the case of Proton Inspira, the carbon copy of Mitsubishi Lancer. 

Judging by the delay in NAP revision due to DRB-Hicom’s acquisition of Proton, the new owner has to do something to plug the continuous losses in Proton and what better way than to take the easy way of rebadging? If you’re not in a rush, this is the second reason why you should wait, at least for couple of months, before making a new purchase. One has to remember that tycoon Syed Mokhtar Albukhary is a businessman and his objective is to make money soonest possible. Therefore, it’s likely DRB-Hicom may attempt to kill two birds with a stone by re-badge Volkswagen with Proton’s ThunderCat logo. And if DRB-Hicom intends to sell off loss-making Lotus, which is long overdue, then there are more reasons to do (re-badge) so, no? 

Third reason to hold from any new purchase at this moment is related to Toyota and Honda cars owners’ wannabe. You’ve seen how UMW-Toyota tries to rip you off with pricier, uglier and low technology new Camry scheduled in June. Chances are the sales would be dull judging from the huge criticisms. On the other hand, Honda is expected to launch its new Civic in June, follow by CRV. Already, the new Civic has attracted international criticisms which saw its designers sent back to the drawing board. But if there’s one consolation prize from Civic over the Camry, it is the coming Civic’s Hybrid option. Why not give both new Toyota and Honda’s first release a pass and wait at least for the facelifts? 

Another area of interest in the coming 2012 NAP is hybrid. The tax exemption provision for hybrid cars which will end in 2013 may get an extension. From what FinanceTwitter have gathered from Honda’s insiders, the road-map for future Honda cars will be in the hybrid market, although (greedy) Toyota prefers to squeeze the last drop from Uncle’s juice instead of bringing Camry hybrid to the market (*grin*). Auto parts suppliers and manufacturers could be encouraged into the hybrid market to differentiate Malaysia from Thailand and Indonesia. Needless to say, you should wait for such revelation before you commit yourself a new car, shouldn’t you? 

The fifth reason is related to ridiculous high import duties or excise duties. Both import duties and excise duties constitute 85% to 135% (CBU and CKD) of the overall price of foreign built cars in Malaysia. Thanks to the government’s protection policy and poor governance, the cost of car ownerships has skyrocket, so much so that the once 5-year installments had mutated to 7-year, 9-year and even 11-year, before Central Bank interfered to cap it at maximum 9-years. Even then, fresh graduates find it hard to afford a new car. Hence you may want to wait and see if the government will reduce the said duties to make car ownerships more affordable, especially in the low-capacity engine cars. 

If you’re currently driving that 15-year-old Proton junk and would like to get a new Proton Prevé, or you’re currently driving that 10-year-old Honda City or Toyota Vios and would like to upgrade to a Volkswagen, or you’re simply thinking of disposing your Accord or Camry for a new BMW 3-series, you may want to think again as the economic outlook is not that rosy after all, unless you have tons of loose change for such purchase. U.S. stubborn unemployment, Europe’s economic crisis, possible Iran war, China’s property bubbles and whatnot could spark further global economic slowdown this year thus another reason why you should adopt a wait-and-see approach for the time being. 

The seventh reason will be the coming general election. Najib administration has been fighting a losing battle trying to win over the more educated young voters, who will determine who will walk the corridors of powers. This group of internet-savvy is the hardest to please and with escalating cost of living, it would be foolish if PM Najib doesn’t take advantage of the revised NAP to give away some candies. Opposition de-facto leader Anwar is already scoring important points with his proposal to scrap the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) over the young voters. It would be fun if Anwar can promise an AP (approved permit) for each and every individual if the opposition wins the federal government (*tongue-in-cheek*). 

OK, some of the above reasons may be wishful thinking. However, looking at Malaysia’s total vehicle sales from 1980 to 2011, obviously it has reaches saturation stage. In order to register higher sales figure, Malaysian government has to stop telling the world what they can’t do yet bitching about declining sales and quarters of (Proton) losses. Gone are the days when Malaysia can (arrogantly) dictate what foreign manufacturers can produce. If they are serious about competing with Thailand and Indonesia, they’ve no choice but to invite more foreign manufacturers into the country with more liberalization. Foreign carmakers do not need Malaysia to survive but the same cannot be said about Malaysia. 
Malaysia has to honour what it promised. The government promised to abolish APs by 2010 but has since pushed it to 2015. The government also promised EU4M diesels to be introduced in 2011 but nothing happens and the poor BMW actually thought Malaysian government was serious about it so much so that they actually launched clean diesel models ahead of the date. Now, every foreign car manufacturers know they can’t trust current Malaysian government at all. Will we see a tsunami in the automobile industry soon? Maybe we shall wait for the NAP 2012 and the coming general election before decide whether it’s wise to book a new car.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

CLOSE UP: Proton Prevé 1.6CFE

CLOSE UP Proton Prevé Malaysia





In this blog entry, I'm going to post a CLOSE UP of Proton Preve as seen/touch/short driven in Proton Platinum Showroom in Mutiara Damansara.  I spent a good 2 and a half hours there before my cousin booked 1 unit ON THE SPOT.  Interest rate 2.85% for 7 years by Maybank Finance.

How's the car?

Everything looks good, until you looked at the Uneven door panels, glovebox lid, cheap looking gear shift lever and someone pointed out eyesore "SPOT TACK Welding" (photo below).



  Anyway, for RM72,990 for 1.6 CFE you pay for what you get lor.  

This car, especially the top of the range comes loaded with goodies such as Protronic 7 speed CVT with paddle shift, ABS+EBD+BA+TCS, 4x airbags, built-in GPS (smallish screen though), Automatic Air-cond, wipers and headlights.  Elec. folding side mirrors (something the Inokom Elantra lacked), Push start, Remote trunk release, water repellent high quality fabric seats, 508L boot space with 60:40 split fold rear seats AND YES 4G Huddle.  Other extras were 4mil tinting on 4 doors by Ecotint and normal tint for front and rear windscreen. 

MECHANICALS:
The top of the range shared the same engine with Proton Exora except slightly detuned to produce 2hp less.  It's 1561cc, Campro CFE (Turbocharged). Bore x stroke of 76x86mm, Maximum power 138hp@5000rpm and 205Nm@2000-4000rpm torque.  I heard from the engineer weeks ago at Proton Power of 1 showcase, the turbo is 0.7 bar and it can run on RON95 without side effects. 

Mated with 7 speed Protronic CVT gearbox with SAT (Stepped Auto transmission) - 7 virtual ratios; Paddle shift, this car goes from 0-100km/h in claimed 9.6 seconds.  1.7 seconds faster than Exora Turbo.  It comes with hydraulic power steering.


Proton Claimed that they use STATE OF THE ART RESS (Reinforced Safety Structure)
designed to comply with international crash test standards by maximizing protection for front, side and rear impacts.  It consists of 12 key STEEL components forged using HOT PRESS process for better torsional rigidity yet retaining ideal weight.  Other safety features were Active headrests, Passenger airbag on/off switch, ISOFIX Child Anchors and Collapsible steering wheel.

Suspension wise, it's front MacPherson strut with stabiliser bar and rear Multi-link suspension with anti-roll bar.  It comes with 4 discs brakes with ESP and 205/55R16 GT Radial (Indon) tyres.   

I didn't test drive the car but my cousin did.  I was a backseat passenger.  It's a short 2km route but he managed to reach 80km/h  at 1 stretch.  We the passengers did not notice though.  Ride and handling's EXCELLENT though.  So did the excellent head and legroom (rear) -  photos below.

  


WARNING: 5 years warranty / 150,000km given BUT you cannot MOD a single thing in the car. Even down to Reverse camera, HID, ICE mods...  Rim can change but MUST Same size (16").   WARRANTY terus VOID for any wiring/mods. 


Well there's a saying a picture's worth 1000 words.  Here are the photos:

Above: 508L boot space with 60:40 split folding rear seats.
Below: THE CVT.
Above the Intercooler.  Below: the type of headlight.
Above: Stabilizer bar added.
Above: Like Civic FD2, Manual Adjustable front seats.  Below: Auto folding side mirrors.
Below: Engine start stop.  Slot your key on the left of the button, press the brake pedal then press START.
Above: Automatic wipers and Head lights.  Below: Side airbag and Close up of the High quality fabric.  Water repellent type.
Above: Uneven Glovebox.  Below: Recycled from Proton Waja 4G18.
Above: The Uneven gap door panels.  This is left door.   Right door have NO SUCH GAP.
Above and 2 photos below: The Test drive.
Above: The Multi-link rear absorber and note the unique Exhaust design.  WAY better than Torsion Beam.
Above: A bunch of MPPJ (12 of them) checked out the Car. I joked with one of them "Mau Saman Ini Kereta kah? hahahahahah!" his face turned black.









 Above: The MEGA, Proton Platinum 3S centre.  Below: Colour choices.
MORE PHOTOS ON THE WAY, 18 to be exact... Blame the Slow P1 Wimax connections...

PHOTOS UPLOADED AT 9.38pm on 19 April 2012. Believe it or not, I start this blog entry 10.30am, till now 5 hours later still uploading the photos... Already downsized the photos from 9MP to 1MP per photo still so slow to upload. P1 wimax getting worse and worse...

If you wish or already booked the Preve 1.6CFE, do tell me your buying experience including how long you waited for the car and how happy is your car (when delivered).  Looking forward to hear from you.  JEFF LIM'S ORIGINAL WORK!!!

LAST EDIT: 2 May 2012.