Say hello to Suzuki Alto’s twin-sister the Mazda Carol!

Just a week after Suzuki unveiled their 8th-generation Alto, Mazda came up with a re-badged model of the Alto called the Mazda Carol. Although the Carol has been in Mazda’s lineup since 1962, Mazda and Suzuki have been sharing platforms in…

ETCM donates RM30,000 for flood relief

Part of Tan Chong’s corporate social responsibility program and on top of their newly launched Nissan Relief Campaign, Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) through its parent company Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad has donated RM30,000 to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society for flood…

Porsche forgets to add PDK Sport button in buyer’s 911 GT3!

Porsche’s much-touted 911 GT3 is quite a car, but only Porsche’s own PDK dual clutch gearbox. No manual transmission for the purists, unfortunately. But despite that, Porsche offers (as standard) the PDK Sport mode, which is essentially a button that…

Oh no! Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge could be shelved!

Rumours have been floating around lately, and this particular rumour isn’t particularly good news for fans of Infiniti. According to Jalopnik, the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge project could be shelved. Yup, the Nissan GT-R powered Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge could be…

Winning team in the Isuzu V-Cross Adventure announced!

Team Blue Hedgehogs comprising Donovan Ng and Balvinderjit Singh emerged as the winner of the ISUZU V-Cross Adventure – Malaysia’s 1st 4×4 reality series, following the airing of the finale episode of the reality series, which has been aired as…

TEST DRIVE REVIEW: Honda Jazz 1.5 V

  December has been a busy month for us here at Autofreaks. Besides having been given an opportunity to spank a brand new Porsche Panamera GTS and 4S, I also had the chance to test a budget buyer’s dream in a form of…

RON95, diesel prices slated to be below RM2 next month!

According to Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad Maslan, from next month onwards, prices of RON95 and diesel could see a drop. “If the downtrend in global oil prices continues over the next ten days to come, I am confident, RON95 and diesel can…

Facelifted Honda CR-V has 9-speed automatic gearbox and runs on diesel!

For 2015, Europeans will be getting a new facelifted Honda CR-V. At least from the exterior, it does not look very different from the concept car shown at the Paris Motor Show. The biggest difference however, lies under the bonnet,…

Vespa LT150 3V IE arrives in Malaysia at RM9,888

In keeping up the momentum following the launch of the Vespa Primavera, NAZA Premira Sdn Bhd, the sole and official importer of Vespa scooters in Malaysia has introduced the latest addition to the Vespa scooter family, dubbed the Vespa LT…

Watch a JDM Toyota Mark X GRMN in sideways action [+video]

Back in the 90s and early 2000s, Toyota was well known for its driver-focused cars, like the Celica, Supra, Altezza and even the MR-S. These days, however, apart from the Toyota 86, they don’t seem to have anything remotely sporty…

Retro coolness, McLaren P1 in Gulf livery

Younger fans may not recognize or know the significance of the pale blue and orange Gulf Oil livery, but to the older fans, it means a lot. Gulf Oil liveried race cars were amongst the most recognized ones around. CEO…

ETCM offers relief to Nissan owners affected by flood disaster

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) and Tan Chong Ekspres Auto Servis (TCEAS) recently announced the commencement of the “Nissan Relief Campaign” for Nissan customers in flood-stricken areas around the country. The campaign aims to assist owners whose Nissan vehicles have…

Honda Malaysia initiates Flood Relief Programme

Honda Malaysia has initiated its Flood Relief Programme to aid Honda customers whose cars are affected by the flood. This programme is a small effort to assist their customers and help ease the burden of repairs for their cars. The company is…

Production Kia KX3 SUV spotted in China without camouflage

The Kia KX3 has been spotted in China and this is what it looks like without any camouflage. The production model as seen on the picture above staying close to the Kia KX3 Concept unveiled in November at the Guangzhou Auto…

Final hurrah for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X. Mitsubishi’s longest serving performance model will soon be coming to an end, but with a proper farewell. Think of it as Norse Farewell where Mitsubishi has given the final edition of the Evo X a…

Mazda6 Global Production Reaches 3 Million Units

In approximately 12 years and 9 months after production of the first-generation Mazda6 began in February 2002 at Hofu Plant No. 2 in Yamaguchi, Japan, Mazda is proud to announce that the Mazda6 (also known as the Mazda Atenza in…

Tesla’s answer to the gas station – Battery Swap

The issue with electric cars is that it takes forever to charge the batteries in your car. A lot more time compared to pumping petrol at the many convenient petrol stations available. But as technology continues to catch up and…

Boeing funded airplane research goes hybrid electric

Not only are cars changing in technology to accommodate more “green” tech but it seems that other vehicles too are headed in the same direction. Then again, trains have been electric for a while now but its good to see…

Random YouTube: Watch a 911 engine get assembled

There is something about watching a production line in a factory move which makes me feel a little nostalgic. That is probably because the first 2 years of my career, I started out working in a factory and I constantly…

Tesla’s Roadster 3.0 can achieve a range of over 600km

With technology you tend to get a running number which indicates an upgrade over the existing models. Of course, car models tend to be the same, but of course each newer model has it’s own unique code. With Tesla, the…

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