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The new Proton Perdana – first impressions

The 4th generation Proton Perdana has been launched and one of the more interesting question (I found) in the press conference  that was asked by the members of the media was, “why is it a 4th generation?”. First there was the 2.0litre NA Perdana. Then came the V6. Then came the …

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RM52k just to replace Volkswagen wiring harness? – Why it costs so much

Recently we came across a VW owner who shared his problem with his 1-year plus VW Passat B7. Mr Simran Singh discovered his parking brake has malfunctioned and could not disengage. So he had it towed to an authorised service centre (in this case, Wing Hin Autohaus in Balakong) for …

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The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe – launched and driven

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has launched the all-new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, its latest addition to the Mercedes-Benz Dream Cars Collection. As the sportiest variant of the C-Class, the Coupe displays an athletic and distinctive design and a perfectly proportioned rear. “The new C-Class Coupé continues the philosophy of our exciting coupés, an …

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Paint correction – how to make your car paint look expensively gorgeous!

Recently I repainted my 7-year old Skoda and wrote an article on how to evaluate the quality of the work based on the price you paid. The end result was a paint job that:- Had moderate shrinkage that caused hazy reflections Had a clearcoat that is soft, thereby making it …

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Car repainting – cheats of the trade and how to spot them

Car painting – something you would do only when you’ve had some extensive damage has been done to the exterior. Small wonder that most people would associate anyone selling a vehicle with the tag “newly repainted” as an ACCIDENT CAR. But that’s not necessarily true. Take my Skoda Octavia for instance; …

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The All-New Ford S-Max – Test Drive Review

A media agency recently said to me that they will not propose kensomuse as a viable review site to potential automotive clients. The reason? “You cannot keep your mouth shut”. This is in response to an article written back in 2012 where the agency invited kensomuse to an outlet launch. Long story …

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BMW launches CKD X1 and X4 and Announces Customised EEV Status Incentives

Press release Cyberjaya, 25th April 2016 – BMW Group Malaysia today introduced two new models which will be locally assembled in the country. The all-new BMW X1 and BMW X4 will mark the ninth and tenth new models to join the portfolio of vehicles assembled in Malaysia. Speaking at the …