Monday, November 22, 2010

The Next Generation Of Autoart Cruiser



Hi everyone.My wife recently give birth to pair of "TWINS".
Both also boy and i'm so excited about it.
My eldest son is David.I named them( the twins ) Darrel( 1st ) and Danny( 2nd).


My eldest Son David with his new twins brother

Darrel ( 1st ) from left and Danny ( 2nd ) to right.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Lamborghini Gallardo Valentino Balboni Version Mix with Super Trofeo Taxi Ride Diary

  Hi everyone.This is a special moment for me to meet this spectacular "Valentino Balboni" version of Gallardo to honour him as a official test driver for Lamborghini for the past 40 years.
But this car comes with "Super Trofeo"option.In fact is a Lamborghini Gallardo race car body kits.

Professional Driver : Mr.Ron Lim
Passenger                 : Kin


Technical Spec :
  • Engine Capacity : 5,204cc  V10 , 542bhp , Max. torque 539 N/m . ( 0-100km in 3.9 Second )
  • Drive Train         : Mid engine , standard E gear and RWD.


Special Features :

1.White stripe from front to back.Black interior mostly but only  the center console is in Polar white colour.
2.Production limited to 250 units worldwide.
3.Rear wheel drive.














video

Almost flat out with this gorgeous monster

Friday, November 12, 2010

2008 Ford Fiesta Test Drive Diary ( The Sixth generation )

Recently there is a new kid in town.After a long wait finally the mighty & gorgeous "FORD FIESTA" is  here in Malaysia.Both available in Hatch Back and Sedan.
I have seen it in the magazine and now is time to meet the real one.
  • It's fall under the " SuperCompact " or "Super Mini Car" catergory.
  • It was a long queue that early mornig , very crowded , a lot of people is exicited about the new launch of this very hot & spicy Ford Fiesta "Hot Hatch".
  • I was amazed by it striking look both exterior and interior , modernize design suitable for urban vibes , aerodynamic shape from front to rear , handsome sport rims , superb both head and tail lights shape , rear wing spoiler and also the  diffuser .It just awesome!!!
  • I  take a spin but only for a while you already relish this small car and make you stay longer and keep on driving forever.
  • The ride is speechless , very powerfull , very responsive when comes to gear shifting , brakes , fast cornering , enjoyable ride , comfortable feels and etc.
  • The sad things is that the only assembly factory which still share with Mazda in Thailand only managed to produce 4,500 units a month at maximun out put.
  • Due to the global high demands therefore Ford has increased the production another 30 % to cope with the pace.
  • When comes to runing cost ( maintenance ) Ford is among the lowest for continental car and only 15% higher compare to Japanese car.
  • It's really a great bargain for such package.Is a Ford.
Technical Specification :

1.Front Engine : 1.6 litre ( 120bhp ) , 152 N/m 6 speed power shift gear box similiar to VW's DSG for Sedan and Hatch Back .
2.Sport Rims : 15" for  Sedan and 16" for Hatch Back.
3.Front Engine : 1.4 Litre ( 96bhp ) , 128N/m 5 speed gear box and only available for Hatch Back.this model comes with lighter body shell.
4.Hatch Back price OTR : RM82,888 , Sedan is RM78,888 and the 1.4L is RM72,888
 Closest Rival : Mazda 2

Please do contact Mr.Kenny Siew at 017-8819073 for further details & test drive.










Monday, November 8, 2010

Mazda 2 Sedan test Drive Diary

Hi everyone.Mazda recently come up with a smaller car package which is the Mazda 2.It comes with 4 doors sedan and 5 doors hatch back.
  • Both from the outside and inside just look stuning.The design is very sporty and active feel definately suite today younger generation taste and lifestyle.
  • Simple and yet consist of rich blends of european recipe.Black light weight plastic for the interior has been the primary choice for such small car.
  • Gorgeous and compact design for the cockpit , steering grips , door panel triming and the seat.Oh course!
  • I have driven it and it just surprisingly powerfull , smooth to operate and comfortable as well.
  • Ideal for a small family out for any activity in a short road trip within the 100 to 150km radius.
  • Closest rival : Toyota Vios 1.5L , Honda City 1.5L and Ford Fiesta.
  • Price OTR for Sedan is from RM82K TO RM86K++ and for Hatch Back is from RM86K to RM89K++.
  • Most people afraid of Mazda depreciation after few year compare to Honda & Toyota because the market share is not justified.
  • Don't worry on that aspect as Mazda's automobile is famous of  it durability , endurance and the practicality anyway is Japanese technology.


Technical Spec :  

A. Engine capacity is 1.5 litre ( 1498 CC ) , front engine and FWD.
B. 103 bhp , Max. Torque is 135 Nm.( Edequate power for such small car ).
C. 4 speed automatic gear box.
D. 15" or 16" rims depending on the package.







The small little black flat button is press to open the boot.


Special Features :

A.Electric Power steering 
B.Fuel injection electronically controlled
C.Strong and light weight steel bodyshell to enhance      performance by all means
D.Engine driven by timing chain
E.Push to open button for boot

Please kindly contact the friendly Ms.Chin May May at 012-3320591 or email to her
at may@mazda-motor.com


Friday, October 29, 2010

Lamborghini Supercar Story From The Past To Present ( Part 2 )

"Thankfull" to that little technical argument between Ferrari & Ferruccio Lamborghini.The new range of "Supercar" was borned.


Introduction of the model range and  year :


Early 60's

350 GTV
Mid 60's
400 GT

Miura
The birth of the "Mid Engine" era begins.


Late 60's

Islero


Espada

Early 70's


Jarama 400GT


Urraco


Mid 70's

Countach
The birth of the "Scissors Doors" door open concept were introduced since then.This is the most charisma
and most sucessfull model so far between 1974 to 1988.

LM002
The first and only SUV production of it kinds.



Jalpa


Early 90's


Diablo
It's claims the fastest production road car at that time.


Mid 90's


Vector


Year 2002

Miucelago
V12 engine producing 580bhp AWD system.


Year 2008
LP 640-4
V12 engine also but increase to 640bhp and AWD.This come with roadster version and also "Versace Version"  and interior apply it's leather massively and only 20 units were built.


Year 2009
LP 670-4   Super Veloce Version
V12 engine as well tune up to 670bhp and AWD.This the last Miucelago for this apperance because next year the new model is coming.




Year 2008 to 2009


Reventon Version
1st introduced in 2007.
Only built limited to 20 units worldwide and the price tag is 1 Million Euro.
It be inspired by the design concept of the "F 22 Raptor" stealth fighter jet both the exterior and interior.

Year 2009
Reventon Roadster
Only 15 units were built & price tag is 1,1 Million Euro.


Year 2011




Aventador
This 2011 new model "Aventador " was launch in March.
Production limited to 400 units worldwide.

Technical Specification :

Engine : 6,498 CC ( V12 )
Transmission : 7 Speed Semi-Auto ( Paddle Shift ) / Auto mode
Horse Power : 700Bhp
Maximun Torque : 690 Nm
0 to 100 Km/h in 2.9 Second
Top Speed : 350 Km/h






Year 2003

Gallardo
Year 2007
Superleggera
"Superleggera" means super light and mainly made to compete with Ferrari F430 Scuderia and Porsche GT3 RS.



Year 2007
Nera Version

Year 2008
LP560-4

Year 2009
Valentino Balboni Version
This special & only "Rear Wheel Drive" version is to honour Valentino Balboni for his long service as Lamborghini
official chief test driver for the past 40 years.



Year 2009
Super Trofeo Version

Year 2010

 Superleggera LP570-4  






Concept Car

1st 4 doors Sport Sedan "Estoque" was introduced in 2008.


Estoque


Sesto Elemento


Seseto Elemnto was introduced in 2010.Full Carbon Fibre body & using the same engine as Gallardo V10.Weight only 999kg.
0 to 62 in 2.5 Second.








The President & CEO is Mr.Stephen Winklemann who responsible for the Lamborghini supercar future.

Mr.Stephen Winklemann



Pictures courtesy of wikipedia & Google.