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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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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 …