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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 06, 2015

Honda Family Road Trip at Setia City Park

I almost missed this event.  Reached there Sunday Evening and it's Raining Heavily.  This is the last stop of 10 such Honda Family Road Trips nationwide since October 31 Last Year.


Here's the FULL Location lists below.

What WERE in Store:

- Honda Merchandise 50% off.
- All Models display
- All Models test drive test drive
- Sponsor or Vendor booth
- Photo contest
- Kids Play corner
- Face painting
- ALL Brands Free 22 points checkup

- Concert by local celebrities
- Free Popcorns
- Clowns
- HISTORY and Heritage of Hondas (photo below)
- And MUGEN and MODULO Bodykits showcase.

Well, there's a saying a picture's worth 1000 words.  Enjoy the photos:









NEW Mondeo Previewed at BSC last weekend


The 2015 Ford Mondeo EcoBoost codename CD391 (aka. Ford Fusion in North America) is Open for Booking now...  Estimated price RM203,000 with GST.  It's CBU From Valencia, Spain.  

The car was displayed at BSC from 1 to 5 April 2015.  I was there on the 4th April.  There's a lot of crowds which prevented me from taking any decent shots.  Also, Ford Malaysia ran out of leaflets or the spec-sheet.  I walked away from the test drive because 45 minutes queue and after finding out the Super short test drive route.  Adding salt to the would, it's RAINING Heavily.

Colour choices: Tectonic Silver, Frozen White, Ruby Red and Phantom Black only.  I was disappointed the Ford signature colour, Winning Blue didn't make it.


Well there's a saying a picture's worth 1000 words, enjoy the photos:




That's all folks, thanks for having the time and patience  to read this blog entry.  

Sunday, April 05, 2015

2015 Triton Teased, launching Next Month from 71k up

Kuala Lumpur, 1 April 2015 – Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, will be launching the all-new Mitsubishi Triton in May. In conjunction with the arrival of the new model, authorised Mitsubishi Motors dealers nationwide are accepting pre-launch bookings from customers who wish to be among the first owners of the new Triton in Malaysia.
Here's 2 photos taken at the Mid Valley Sneak Preview, which happened from 1 to 5 April (last weekend) :


XENON HID headlamps with DRL
“Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has been producing pick-ups for the past 36 years, since 1978, and to date, overfour million units have been sold worldwide and in Malaysia, the Triton has found 55,000 proud owners since its launch in 2006. The new Triton, which is the fifth generation of the model series, has been developed based on the concept of‘Smart Utility Truck’ and we believe it will impress customers with its new design and enhanced features, as well as even tougher engineering,” said Won-Chul Yang, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia.
“The new Triton sets new standards and has many first-in-class features which will delight our customers. Estimated introductory prices starts from RM71,000 to RM114,000,” Mr. Yang added.
The new Triton is imported as a Completely Built-Up (CBU) vehicle from MMC’s regional production hub for the model in Thailand and as before, customers will be able to choose from different variants to suit individual requirements and budgets. The Malaysian market offers five variants with the following estimated prices (including insurance and GST for private registration) in Peninsular Malaysia:
NoVariantEstimated PricingColours
1All-New Triton VGT AdventureRM114,000Earth Green, Pearl White, Shadow Black, Red Solid
2All-New Triton VGT AutomaticRM103,000Sterling Silver, Pearl White, Shadow Black
3All-New Triton VGT ManualRM97,000-
4All-New Triton ManualRM87,000Sterling Silver, White Solid
5All-New Triton QuestRM71,000-
The all-new Triton is powered by the proven and reliable Mitsubishi powertrains which have been improved for the new generation. Included in the powertrain options is the 2.5-litre VGT 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine which produces a maximum output of 178 PS at 4,000 rpm. Maximum torque has been increased from 350 Nm to 400 Nm at 2,000 rpm.
4WD Selector
VGT stands for ‘Variable Geometry Turbo’ which was introduced with the previous generation. The advanced turbocharger delivers uncompromising power by achieving an optimal turbocharging at any given speed. The result is more instantaneous response for acceleration with minimal lag while at the same time, achieving high fuel efficiency.
KOS
Just as the previous generation of the Triton set new standards in the pick-up segment, its successor also brings to the segment first-in-class features such as a Push Start Button for engine ignition, Keyless Entry, Xenon HID Headlamps with integrated Day Running Lights, Tilt and Telescopic Steering and Paddle Shifters for manual control of the automatic transmission when the driver wants it. The all-new Triton also comes with an aerodynamic design with best-in-class co-efficient drag of 0.42.
Push Start Button
Additional advanced features include Dual-Zone Climate Control, 4WD Selector that allows shift-on-the-fly (4H, 4L or 2H), Touchscreen audio system with reverse camera, auto headlamps and auto wipers that are activated automatically when needed.
Malaysians will be able to get the first close-up view of the all-new Mitsubishi Triton at a series of teaser displays at major towns and cities in April. The locations and dates of the roadshows are shown below:
NoVenueStateLocationFromTo
1Mid Valley MegamallKlang ValleyWest Lobby01-Apr05-Apr
2Tesco MergongAlor SetarMain Concourse06-Apr12-Apr
3Sutera MallJohor BahruSub Court09-Apr12-Apr
4Queensbay MallPenangNorth Court15-Apr19-Apr
5Aeon Kinta CityIpohSub Court20-Apr26-Apr
6Suria SabahKota KinabaluCourt G4 (A)20-Apr3-May
7The SpringKuchingCentre Court C20-Apr10-May
8East Coast MallKuantanMain Entrance23-Apr26-Apr
All-New Triton teaser display in Mid Valley from 1-5 April 2015
The Triton, widely acknowledged as the most awarded pick-up truck of the year and one of the best handling pick-up trucks in the market, has been a great success, creating a new trend with powerful engine, ride comfort and enhanced safety features.
The Mitsubishi Triton ranks highest in the recent J.D. Power 2013 Malaysia Initial Quality Study (IQS) for the pickup segment, with a score of 52 PP100. The JD Power IQS Study, now in its 13th year, examines new-vehicle quality during the first two to six months of ownership. The overall initial quality score is determined by problems reported per 100 vehicles (PP100), with a lower rate of problem incidence indicating higher quality.
Over the years, the Triton has also won awards for Autocar Asean awards 2007 4×4 Pick-Up of the Year, New Straits Times 2007 Pick-Up truck of the Year, New Straits Times 2008 Pick-Up Truck of the Year, Autocar Awards 2008 Pick-Up Truck of the Year, New Straits Times 2009 Twincab Pick-Up Truck of the Year, and Autocar Awards 2010 Pick-Up Truck of the Year.
For further information, customers can visit any of the 58 Mitsubishi showrooms throughout Malaysia. Showroom locations can be found at www.mitsubishi-motors.com.my or by calling the Mitsubishi Motors Customer Careline at 1800 18 6611 (9 am – 5 pm, Mondays to Fridays excluding public holidays).

Friday, April 03, 2015

888th post: Post GST Prices from 9 car Brands

The 9 brands consists of: Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Kia, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Perodua, Subaru and Hyundai.  This is my 888th post, do Congratulate me.  I'm A bit sad that it's NOT MY ORIGINAL WORK.  Sources Clearly stated.
Mercedes Benz Post GST Prices

(Source dsf.my)

The revised price of each model with GST implementation is as below:
Model
Price (RM)
(OTR w/o Insurance)
Old price
New price with GST
A – Class (CBU)
A 200
198,888.00
196,888.00
A 250 Sport
238,888.00
236,888.00
A 45 AMG (without Edition 1)
346,888.00
343,888.00
CLA 200
235,888.00
233,888.00
CLA 45 AMG with AMG Carbon-Fibre Trim
399,888.00
396,888.00
B – Class (CBU)
B 200 BlueEFFICIENCY Sports Tourer
220,888.00
218,888.00
GLA 200
238,888.00
236,888.00
GLA 250 4MATIC
268,888.00
266,888.00
GLA 45 AMG
378,888.00
375,888.00
C – Class (CBU)
C 250 Coupé with AMG Sports Package
388,888.00
384,888.00
E – Class (CKD)
The new E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID
348,888.00
338,888.00
E 200 Avantgarde (7G TRONIC)
366,888.00
364,888.00
E 250 Avantgarde (7G TRONIC)
405,888.00
403,888.00
E 400 Avantgarde (7G TRONIC)
493,888.00
490,888.00
E – Class (CBU)
E 250 Coupé (New Generation)
490,888.00
485,888.00
CLS 400
N/A
598,888.00
S – Class (CKD)
S 400 L HYBRID with Executive Seat
587,888.00
583,888.00
M – Class (CBU)
ML 350 with AMG Wheels
570,888.00
564,888.00

Volvo POST GST Prices...


(Please note that all car prices quoted are for models sold in West Malaysia, under Personal Registration, and without Insurance)
Model
Price with Sales Tax
Price with GST
Notes
XC90 T5 Executive
RM368,888.00
RM368,888.00
No changes
XC60 T6
RM318,888.00
RM318,888.00
No changes
XC60 T5
RM291,888.00
RM288,888.00
RM3,000.00 reduction
S60 T5
RM268,888.00
RM268,888.00
No changes
S60 T4
RM221,888.00
RM221,888.00
No changes
V40 Cross Country T5
RM202,888.00
RM202,888.00
No changes
V40 T5
RM192,888.00
RM190,888.00
RM2,000.00 reduction
V40 T4
RM176,888.00
RM175,888.00
RM1,000.00 reduction

Above Sourced dsf.my.

Other makes (ALL SOURCED Paultan.org)

Kia: Minimal changes.

 Mazda.  Revealing their NEW Mazda 3 Skyactiv CKD and Mazda 6 Facelift pricing.  major changes are the Mazda 8 at RM2,000 cheaper, Mazda CX5 CKD 4x2 at RM7,000 cheaper.

 Mitsubishi, not much changes.

 Nissan.  CBU Pricing unchanged.  Only CKD prices minimal changes.

 Perodua.  RM95 to RM650 cheaper,

Subaru.  Again, minimal difference, Only Major changes is the BRZ.  A Whooping RM12,300 cheaper.



LASTLY, Otoreview's EXCLUSIVE.  Hyundai POST GST Pricing.  For the first time, Revealing the Veloster Turbo and Genesis Price.

That's all folks, thanks for having the time and patience to read this blog entry.