2022 Subaru WRX debuts – 2.4L turbo boxer with 271 hp and 350 Nm; 6MT and CVT; adaptive dampers – paultan.org

Here it is, the all-new 2022 Subaru WRX. Making its debut in its United States today, the fifth generation of the rally icon (second if you count from the WRX without “Impreza” attached to its name) gets an extensive redesign, a new platform, a more powerful powertrain, and most importantly,

Hyundai Ioniq 7 teased – large EV SUV arrives in 2024 – paultan.org

When Hyundai announced its Ioniq electric vehicle sub-brand last August, the Korean automaker said there would be three models to make up the initial range of offerings, all built on the company’s Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). The first to arrive was the Ioniq 5, and this will be followed

2022 Subaru BRZ – pre-orders now open in Australia, priced from RM119k!

Subaru Australia has announced the pricing for the all-new BRZ ahead of its launch in the first quarter of 2022. Two variants will be available, starting with the BRZ at AUD$38,990 (RM119k) and the BRZ S at AUD$43,990 (RM135k). Pricing includes a five-year/unlimited mileage manufacturer-backed warranty. Both variants can be

Lorry accidents in Malaysia – do we need stricter inspection, enforcement to keep CVs roadworthy? – paultan.org

It’s the stuff of nightmares. A big truck spearing into you from behind, pinning your car into the vehicle in front. A very bad way to go. That actually happened on Monday afternoon, except that the hero survived unscathed. If you somehow missed it, two days ago, a yellow Myvi

Smart Concept #1 – near-production electric SUV is first model of new era under Geely part ownership – paultan.org

Remember the Smart car? If you don’t it’s OK. If you do, erase the memory of those tiny city cars because there’s a new Smart, under a new owner. In March 2019, Geely became an equal partner in a 50:50 JV with Daimler (now called Mercedes-Benz AG) to develop the

Mercedes-Benz EQB – seven-seat electric SUV detailed – paultan.org

The Mercedes-Benz EQB has made its official European debut alongside other EQ models, five months after the SUV was first unveiled at the Auto Shanghai 2021. Two variants were announced in Munich, the EQB 300 4Matic and EQB 350 4Matic, and they are the first fully electric cars to be

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia – semiconductor shortage to affect vehicle deliveries, but specs largely unchanged – paultan.org

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) is expecting delays in vehicle deliveries as a result of the ongoing global semiconductor shortage. Newly appointed company president and CEO, Sagree Sardien said “due to the current worldwide shortage of supply in certain semiconductor components, we anticipate delays in vehicle deliveries.” “We will endeavour to minimise

Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider – 1155 PS V12 hybrid, VMax over 350 km/h; 85-unit limited run from 2H 2022 – paultan.org

The Aston Martin Valkyrie range is joined by a new member – following the base road car and the track-only Valkyrie AMR Pro now comes the Valkyrie Spider, bringing the open-air experience to the hypercar line. The hybrid powertrain from the fixed-roof Valkyrie consisting of a naturally aspirated 6.5 litre

2021 Red Bull Romaniacs – five days of hard off-road – paultan.org

Kicking off today in Sibiu, Romania, the 2021 Red Bull Romaniacs will see competitors tackle five days of hard off-road racing. Climbing features strongly in this 18th edition of the fourth round of the FIM Hard Enduro world championship, dubbed “Vertical Madness Reloaded” for 2021. Coming off his second place