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Skoda Malaysia: The untapped potential

In the recent months after acquiring the Octavia (read about it here:)   it amuses me when listening to friends and family around me comment about the car and the brand. The reactions range from a blank stare to guessing it being a Russian car. We have to …

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Suzuki Kizashi – Still relevant in today’s motorworld?

Suzuki Malaysia Automobile recently launched the new Suzuki flagship, Kizashi. Here’s some facts about the car :- Powertrain: 2.4 litre NA engine Transmission: CVT with 6 ratios Power: 176bhp Torque: 230Nm @ 4,000rpm 0-100km – 8.8 seconds Length : 4,650mm Width : 1,820mm Wheelbase: 2,700mm So, what we have is …


Imminent launch of the all new Hyundai (Inokom) Elantra/Avante

Received word that Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd (HSDM) is going to launch the car at Citta Mall on 30 March 2012. Looks like a grand event this weekend: I’m guessing inside the marquee you’ll a brief history of Hyundai as well as elements of what makes up the new …

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The Skoda Octavia: An owner’s perspective

Here’s a piece of something I wrote in another public automotive forum and just wanted to share it here: After many months of searching for a replacement for my Peugeot 308T, I had finally settled on a Skoda Octavia (made 2006, registered 2008 so effectively it’s a 4 year OTR …