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Kia Sportage – Riding on Impressive

There is a number of men I know that gets intimidated when dating a taller person. Physical height, to them at least, is of significant importance that if they do find themselves standing a foot shorter then the other gender, their confidence plummets, their ego is worth as much as …

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The Peugeot 3008 – Living life differently

Crossovers are a strange bunch. It’s neither a sedan nor an MPV and certainly not as big a size as an SUV. Think of it like a sedan made love to an SUV and the offspring is the Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) …. a vehicle that uses the sedan platform …

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The Kia K5 heads south

I have always enjoyed driving … it is one of those moments where I get to collect my thoughts, experiencing a sense of peace and serenity as the country side zooms by. And to be given a K5 to go outstation with fills me with anticipation. Having won the car …

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Volkswagen Passat – The Premium Camry Killer

There is no denying that the Toyota Camry is one of the most successful D segment vehicles in Malaysia. Based on Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) statistics for the month of October 2011 (sorry, try as I might, I couldn’t find a more up-to-date figure) shows there has been a total …

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Volkswagen Golf – Your everyday run-by-the-mill car

I recently read an article done by Eric Chin about the Golf being a classless car …. by classless, he does not mean a person is cheap. More like is there a car a person drives whom no one can label the driver as being rich/poor, introvert/extrovert, young/old, fresh grad/successful …

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Peugeot 207 – More than meets the eye

I have to admit, I didn’t think much about the Peugeot 207 when it was launched. Heck, I still don’t think much about it. Basically it’s a hatchback 206 with a boot job and depending on which angle you look; to some, it’s stylish … to others (which unfortunately, I …

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The Hyundai Elantra – hello impossible?

It’s a wet morning … and a wet road has always been a challenge to test drive cars. At least, that’s what I thought when I made my way to the Hyundai marquee this morning at Citta Mall. Deliberately went there early to avoid the morning crowd and first thing …

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