Chris Wee
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With more than 20 years motoring journalism experience under his belt, Chris Wee is a well-known figure in the Malaysian motoring scene.

Living the Dream for a Day – Ferrari 488 Spider [+Videos]

I’m going to start this article differently. One of the biggest misconceptions about this job is that clients are going to toss you the keys to a Ferrari like this on your first working day… Fat chance. In the early…

When is a MINI not a MINI anymore? When it becomes an SUV! [+Video]

Yes, you read that right. Would Alec Issigonis be turning in his grave right about now? Or has he been turning so much in the past years, he’s dug himself another 6-feet below him? Purists collectively shuddered when the Mini…

500 McLaren Sennas are all sold-out! [+Videos]

Costing a cool $1 million off the line, all 500 McLaren Senna cars have been sold-out even before the first test-drive could happen… Named after legendary F1 ace Ayrton Senna, the 789bhp / 800Nm track-focused but road-legal Senna boasts a…

Volkswagen proves that car-showrooms may soon be a thing of the past…

20 minutes. That’s all it took for 12 limited-edition VW Beetles to get sold-out. VPCM or Volkswagen Passenger Car Malaysia tried something out-of-the-ordinary recently, whereby they introduced and sold a special Beetle on-line at Lazada… When the sales began at…

Volvo XC60 wins coveted Japan Car of the Year 2018! [+Video]

The results are in! After a nail-biting lead-up right till the end, where the top contenders – the Volvo XC60, Toyota Camry and BMW 5-Series – swapped places three times, the Volvo XC60 has emerged overall champion at the recently…

Perodua scores record 20,000 bookings in 3 weeks for new MyVi [+Video]

It’s been about three weeks since the new Perodua MyVi was launched, and in that time, a staggering 20,000 bookings have been received, with Perodua just managing to deliver the first batch of 4,500 units, to those who booked the…

Emissions: Has ‘Dieselgate’ hit BMW as well?

In a strange turn of events, it appears that the ‘Dieselgate‘ fracas that plagued VW may have just turned toward fellow German automaker BMW… In a report submitted by the DUH, or German Environmental Aid, it was found that while…

Has Hyundai made a Sleeper? Elantra Sport 1.6 Turbo tested! [+Video]

I find myself deep in self-doubt as I write this. And if it wasn’t for the last week, I’d probably not believe it myself. I wasn’t expecting much from the new Hyundai Elantra, and truth be told, I assumed it…

Lamborghini Urus SSUV officially launched! [+Videos]

Yes, it has finally arrived. And no, that’s not a typo in the headline, since Lamborghini is dubbing the new Urus a SUPER Sport Utility Vehicle. And here’s the official promo video from Lamborghini! Launched yesterday in Sant’Agata Bolognese, here’s…

New BMW i8 Roadster exclusive walk-around! [+Videos]

At the on-going Los Angeles Motorshow, BMW has unveiled the new i8 Roadster, and thanks to Auto Express and CarBuyer, here’s the first-look in this walk-around video… If you’re hankering to see more, here you go, the car in action!…

Alfa Romeo is back in Formula 1 for 2018! [+Launch & Historic Videos]

It’s official! After more than 30-years, Alfa Romeo is making a comeback to Formula 1 for the 2018 season as the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team! The new car was unveiled at the Museo Alfa in Arese, Italy just yesterday……

TC Subaru launches new Subaru XV, prices start at RM118,819! [+Crash Test & Videos]

In June this year, we were in Taiwan to get a first-hand look and feel of the new Subaru XV, and today, TC Subaru, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia has officially launched the all-new XV here. But…

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS to debut at Los Angeles Motorshow! [+Videos]

Here’s a look at the new Mercedes-Benz CLS that’s set to debut at the LA Motorshow today! While powertrain details are not available yet, leaked images earlier show the interior of the car in detail… Cream leather makes up pretty…

When America built a Supercar… in the 90’s! – The Vector W8 [+Videos]

Have you ever seen or heard of the movie ‘Rising Sun’? It starred Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes, and here’s the official trailer, just in case you’re curious. It came out in 1993, and well, it sucked. Big time…. Funnily…

SISMA Auto opens Volvo Bukit Bintang

A name more synonymous with Jaguar Land Rover, SISMA Auto has just become Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest appointed authorised dealer, opening a new city centre showroom at Menara Worldwide on Jalan Bukit Bintang. Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s premier…

Project Mercedes W126 – The Final Chapter. Enter PPS Shine & Shield! [+Videos]

It’s been more than a year since Project Mercedes W126 began, having finally acquired one in mid-2016 after a lengthy search, chronicled in Part One, in which the search delved into the difference between buying a car like this from…

The Enigma of Wagons – Why aren’t there more Volvo V90’s on the Road? [+ Videos]

It’s the funniest thing really. Everybody I know loves a good station-wagon or ‘estate’, and yet there are so few on the road here. In Japan recently while attending the Tokyo Motorshow, I’d venture to say that every fifth car…

The Rise and Fall of the incredible V16 Cizeta-Moroder… [+Videos]

Yes, you read that right, sixteen-cylinders, eight per bank in a ‘V’ formation, and despite the obvious length of the car, the enormous engine was mid-mounted transversely. Wait, what kind of sorcery is this? The brainchild of Claudio Zampolini, and…

Why Malaysians can’t have nice things…

So I’m sure you’ve heard that within days of the MRT opening up for service a while back, some Malaysians took it upon themselves to ‘spruce-up’ the new digs to their liking, as covered by Hype.my. And that’s just one…

What ever happened to the Mitsuoka Orochi? [+Videos]

The what what you ask? Well, here’s a real unicorn if you ever spot one… You may know of the carmaker Mitsuoka, the 10th officially-registered carmaker in Japan, but you may not have heard or recall much about one of their…

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