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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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Kia K5 Optima – Ahead of its class .. how far ahead?

Kia kicked off their roadshow yesterday at 1 Utama shopping mall and I had the liberty of checking out the vehicles on display. As you can see, they brought their entire family of cars out. You can find the Forte Koup, Forte, Sorento, Sportage, Rondo MPV and, of course the …

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