Thursday, July 21, 2016


In the event that there is one thing about Malaysian purchasers, it is that they cherish body units and they adore unique release vehicles. The auto creators are without a doubt mindful of this voracious need, and they are obviously glad to underwrite by offering alternative boxes for you to tick away a huge number of your well deserved for an arrangement of skirts around your new ride. 

From time to time, they additionally think of extraordinary or restricted releases of certain models slapped with brightening stripes and different look-quick bits at the expense of a couple of additional thousands on top of the price tag. In spite of not offering any unmistakable execution picks up, these things have a tendency to get these things tend to get snapped up and they get snapped up real fast.

The latest in this long line of blinged-up cars is the Mitsubishi Triton RA Edition, which is based on the 2.5-litre automatic model of the Triton and limited to just 500 units and offered at a price of RM103,980 inclusive of insurance in Peninsula Malaysia.

Powered by the same 134hp / 314Nm 2.5-litre commonrail direct injection engine as the standard Triton 2.5, the RA Edition comes with a range of Mitsubishi Ralliart accessories to justify its bigger price tag. A pick-up truck with racing stickers may seem absurd at first, but remember that the Triton has actually competed in the arena of motor sports, notably the AAM Malaysian 4×4 Rally Championship.

So, what are you getting out of your extra money? Stuff in the RA Edition goodie bag include a tonneau cover, bumper extender, a unique racing element body sticker, window visor, racing inspired interior with Ralliart embroidery logo on the seats, aluminium scuff plate, limited edition Triton RA carpet mat, Ralliart emblem, and a limited edition serial number plate on the central console.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Seats are finished in leather, and in-car entertainment is provided in the form of an LCD touchscreen system which features a built-in GPS navigation system and reverse camera. This adds on to the Triton's standard safety kit that includes ABS, EBD, anti-intrusion brake pedal,seat belt pre-tensioner and load limiters,collapsible steering column,  and dual airbags.

People in Peninsula Malaysia can get their hands on the Triton RA Edition today, yet those in East Malaysia will need to hold up till . The RA Edition is accessible in two hues - Black Mica and White Solid. Proprietors get the chance to appreciate a 3-year/100,000 km guarantee and in addition Mitsubishi's 2-Years free maintenance package.

Monday, July 11, 2016


WHAT WE LIKE: The space inside the Honda Pilot makes it perfect for pulling all way of individuals and stuff. The various cubbies are demonstrating particularly mainstream. In the wake of driving it to Breaks, Virginia, for a 24-hour experience race—which sounds to whatever is left of the staff like an incredible approach to ruin a generally flawless weekend in Virginia—tech chief Eric Tingwall composed a tribute to the Pilot's middle reassure: "It's sufficiently enormous to stash a huge number of calories of nibble nourishments, yet not all that profound that they vanish into a dull gap never to be recouped. Furthermore, when it's an ideal opportunity to devour, you close that tambour entryway and use it as a serving plate, never stressing that something will slide off, in light of the fact that the entryway is somewhat recessed underneath the edges of the console." Beyond the Pilot's value as a portable nibble focus, the Honda's 21 mpg in our grasp is quite useful for a seven-seater.                                                                                                                                                                                           The push-catch shifter is goading and senseless. Given what amount of space is allocated to those catches, why isn't it only a normal shifter? Rather, there are catches of various sizes and shapes arranged in various planes for various capacities. Push a catch for park, drive, or unbiased, yet to connect with opposite, you pull on a switch. What's more, since the Pilot so emphatically takes after a minivan now, the bundling bargains with respect to the Odyssey are significantly more disappointing. Be that as it may, possibly, as architects attempt to pack more space into hybrids based on auto and minivan stages, hybrids will gradually begin to transform again into their unique shapes, and we'll see a moderate relocation of purchasers toward the uncompromised common sense of the hatchback and the minivan. On the other hand maybe not.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           In the sort of Washington, D.C., parking garage where you might expect to find a Law & Order villain lurking in the shadows, one of our contributors encountered a far more real menace: a pipe obscured by a support column. The pipe scraped along the left-rear fender, with the damage fortunately confined largely to the plastic trim piece around the wheel well, although it did dig into the quarter-panel and the bumper cover. Had more metal been damaged, the bill undoubtedly would have been higher than the $987the mishap cost us. Our 10,000-mile service, an oil change and inspection, came to just $44; our second service, at 20,000 miles, added a tire rotation and a change of the rear differential’s fluid and set us back $243.    

VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, 4-wheel-drive, 7-passenger, 4-door hatchback
PRICE AS TESTED: $47,950 (base price: $30,865)
ENGINE TYPE: SOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, direct fuel injection
Displacement: 212 cu in, 3471 cc
Power: 280 hp 6000 rpm
Torque: 262 lb-ft  4700 rpm

TRANSMISSION: 9-speed automatic with manual shifting mode

Wheelbase: 111.0 in
Length: 194.5 in
Width: 78.6 in Height: 69.8 in
Passenger volume: 153 cu ft
Cargo volume: 16 cu ft
Curb weight: 4351 lb

Zero to 60 mph: 6.0 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 16.7 sec
Rolling start, 5-60 mph: 6.2 sec
Top gear, 30-50 mph: 3.5 sec
Top gear, 50-70 mph: 4.6 sec
Top speed (governor limited): 113 mph
Braking, 70-0 mph: 172 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad: 0.81 g

EPA city/highway driving: 19/26 mpg
C/D observed: 21 mpg
Unscheduled oil additions: 0 qt

3 years/36,000 miles bumper to bumper;
5 years/60,000 miles powertrain;
5 years/unlimited miles corrosion protection;
3 years/36,000 miles roadside assistance


Monday, July 4, 2016


Alfa Romeo 4C Spider is designed around the driver. Overall performance is superbly enhanced with numerous features designed to hone and improve each trip. Four-mode Alfa D.N.A. gives drivers the ability to create a customized vehicle experience according to driving conditions or desired vehicle responsiveness. Choose from its All-Weather, Natural, Dynamic or Race modes which make changes in throttle response, shifting speeds and traction for a driving experience tailored to any situation.                                                                                                                                                                          Natural elements make up the most high-tech materials in automotive engineering. The monocoque of the 4C Spider is a single Carbon Fiber body similar to that of a supercar, while its crankcase and its front and rear frames combine the strength, rigidity and lightweight properties of aluminum. Sheet Molded Compound  is used for the outer body and is 20% lighter and more stable than steel — and also resists corrosion.  Alfa Romeo has a long history of creating racetrack-inspired vehicles for the street. It’s why designers incorporated some of the same innovative materials and technology found in Formula One cars and supercars. In the racing world, an efficient balance of power and weight is the key to successful racing cars. Alfa Romeo pursues the perfect balance between power and weight. Every component of every vehicle is designed and produced following this balance philosophy.                                                                                                                                                      All new 4C Spider is equipped with an Alfa TCT 6-speed automatic transmission with a twin clutch and paddle shifters, a solution that combines the instant power of a sequential shift with all the convenience of an automatic. Pressing the brake pedal while fully pushing the accelerator pedal and triggering the left paddle on the steering wheel activates Launch Control. The moment the brake pedal is released, the system automatically controls the transmission, traction and power to maximize acceleration.   

The 4C Spider boasts 236 hp, 257 lb-ft of torque, 136 hp/liter and a blazing top speed of 160 mph. A quick look at the engine reveals an all-aluminum design with 4 valves per cylinder, a new-generation turbocharger, ultra-high pressure direct fuel injection and a dual-core intercooler that cools intake air before it reaches the turbocharger.The Alfa Romeo 4C centrally mounted aluminum engine is the master of balance; it delivers an impressive power while significantly reducing weight, as it eliminates the need for a driveshaft and optimizes weight distribution by concentrating mass near the center of the vehicle. Its engine design is ultra-modern, an all-aluminum engine with 4 valves per cylinder, ultra high pressure direct fuel injection, a new-generation turbocharger and a dual core intercooler.                                                                                                                                                                              If there’s one thing Alfa Romeo has learned from years of victory on the race tracks, it’s that balance is key. The mid-engine layout, rear-wheel drive and monocoque chassis give the 4C Spider an ideal weight distribution with amazing handling control. Power plays a great role in the delivery of performance, but it’s not enough by itself. Performance is the perfect combination of power, control and driving pleasure. To ensure this unique synergy of elements, we employ every necessary technical solution, from cutting-edge new ideas, to classic and unbeatable traditional ones.                                                                                                                                                                                                The success Alfa Romeo has enjoyed over the years can be attributed to our long dedication to making the most efficient use of both power and weight. This challenge underlies the design of every component of the car. Alfa Romeo has a long history of creating racetrack-inspired vehicles for the street. It’s why designers incorporated some of the same innovative materials and technology found in Formula One cars and supercars. In the racing world, an efficient balance of power and weight is the key to successful racing cars. Alfa Romeo pursues the perfect balance between power and weight. Every component of every vehicle is designed and produced following this balance philosophy.