Archive for the ‘Tested’ Category

Published on June 4th, 2010

Life requires that we be flexible in order to work through it, therefore the tools of our trade should be multipurpose as well. Mobility is a very important aspect of our everyday lives, needing to do the school run for the kids, perhaps the occasional lugging of certain things that are of large dimensions and reliability on the road. So »

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Published on May 26th, 2010

Admittedly we’re not a blessed crowd in regards to the choice of vehicles available to us. Be it poor fuels, being a controlled market or other factors, variety isn’t the spice of our lives everytime we walk into a showroom. So unless your pockets run really deep, value for money is the deal-clincher when it’s time to sign on the »

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Published on April 16th, 2010

We were supposed to get the test drive at Proton’s own circuit somewhere in HICOM, Shah Alam last week. And believe me when I say it was an utter disaster for me right from the morning. My beloved ride went cranky and had to be brought to its doctor. The check up went on until almost 4pm… and I was »

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Published on April 15th, 2010

The Peugeot 308 VTi is a worthy successor to the Peugeot 307, and a test drive over a weekend together with a lovely local actress Diana Rusdi was all that was needed to confirm this. Diana joined the Traffic crew in testing out the Peugeot 308VTi not only because she’s friends with the Traffic crew, but also because she likes »

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Published on March 8th, 2010

Lets be honest, the cold-bloodedness of the local auto industry tax structure hasn’t been especially kind to niche models. So as you can imagine, niche models, such as convertibles, don’t really entice because of the price. Being a demand and supply catch, car manufacturers understandably don’t list convertibles on the top of the ‘New Model Import’ list for us. Therefore, »

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Published on February 8th, 2010

Recently at a Volvo showroom in the Klang Valley, Volvo Cars Malaysia (VCM) proudly announced the arrival of its latest model to its stable of already enviable models available for the Malaysian market by highlighting the lifestyle that can be experienced and enjoyed through owning such a vehicle. The vehicle or model that was introduced was none other than the »

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Published on January 18th, 2010

Back in the mid 90’s, Ford was considered as one of the best platform for modification especially the Laser model… regardless whether it was the hatchback or the infamous Ford Laser coupe or Ford ‘Sampan’ as we used to know it back in the days. Damn I’m old. The most preferred power transplant was Mazda’s B6 with sneezing turbo, the »

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Published on December 27th, 2009

The rising concern and attentiveness of the masses, or rather the general public towards fluctuating fuel prices has brought about a bold move by Volvo Cars Malaysia, who recently made available the new S40 2.0 Powershift in Malaysia as a move apparently in sync with the worldwide shift towards reduced fuel consumption. The new Volvo S40 2.0’s innovative Powershift transmission »

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