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  • 2019 SYM Jet14 200 and Mio 110 now in Malaysia, priced at RM7,888 and RM5,888 respectively

    Entering the Malaysia market is the 2019 SYM Jet14 200 and Mio 110 scooters, priced at RM7,888 and RM5,888, respectively. Pricing does not include road tax, insurance and registration and deliveries to authorised SYM Malaysia dealers begins next week.

    Following on from the SYM Jet14 125 scooter, the Jet14 200 is targetted at the 150 cc scooter market, notably the Yamaha NMax (RM8,409). Fitted with 14-inch wheels, a new feature on the Jet14 200 is front-wheel ABS which works on a 260 mm hydraulic disc brake while the rear wheel is stopped with a 220 mm diameter hydraulic disc.

    Coming with a 168.9 cc single-cylinder air-cooled OHC power plant that is Euro 4 compliant, the Jet14 200 produces a claimed 11.8 hp at 8,000 rpm and 12.2 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. Fed by EFI, the Jet14 uses CVT and belt final drive as is normal for scooters in this market segment.

    Seat height is set at 780 mm while weight is claimed to be 134 kg with fuel carried in a 7.5-litre tank. There are three colour options for the SYM Jet14 200 – Cedar Brown, Jet Black, and Steel Gray and an additional feature is an immobiliser switch under the seat, which also storage for one full-face helmet.

    For the smaller budget scooter segment is the Mio 110 which is targetted at the lady rider for daily urban riding. Up 10 cc from the previous generation Mio 100, the Mio 110 is driven by a 111 cc OHC air-cooled, single-cylinder engine which is good for 7.37 hp at 7,000 rpm and 7.3 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm.

    Starting is with both electric and kickstarter and the engine is Euro 3 compliant with fuelling by EFI. Seat height is 720 mm and weight for the Mio 110 is 93 kg, making it easy to handle for all riders.

    Coming in three colour choices – Paper Mint, Flamingo, and Matte Black – the Mio 110 rolls on 10-inch wheels with a 160 mm diameter disc brake in front and drum brake at the back. Both the SYM Jet14 200 and Mio 110 come with a two-year or 20,000 km warranty against manufacturing defects.

    GALLERY: 2019 SYM Jet14 200


    GALLERY: 2019 SYM Mio 110

     
  • GALLERY: 2019 Toyota Corolla 1.8G – RM136,888 est

    Enthusiasts may be all over the Toyota GR Supra that was just launched last night, but there’s another Toyota that is far more important waiting in the wings – the 2019 Toyota Corolla. Local distributor UMW Toyota Motor released full details and estimated pricing for the 12th-generation C-segment sedan last week, and now it has begun displaying the car in showrooms, so we went over for a sneak peek.

    First up, let’s run over how much this car is expected to cost. Just two variants will be offered at launch, with the 1.8E estimated to retail at RM128,888 and this, the 1.8G, set to be priced at RM136,888. That’s quite a hike from the RM120,000 and RM123,000 respectively of the current variants (there’s also a RM138,000 2.0V, but it will be discontinued on the new model), but there’s quite a spec bump to go with it.

    Before that, however, let’s go over the new stuff. Fully-imported (CBU) from Thailand, the new Corolla rides on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) already found on the new Camry and C-HR. Despite this, the wheelbase stays the same at 2,700 mm long, even though the car itself is now 10 mm longer (4,630 mm), five millimetres wider (1,780 mm) and 45 mm lower (1,435 mm) than before.

    As we’ve previously reported, the Corolla sedan for the ASEAN market essentially takes after the international version, with a more conventional and less overtly sporty design compared to the one sold exclusively in the United States. By no means does this car look boring, however, as the styling is quite a bit more aggressive than the outgoing model, dominated by a massive lower grille.

    Contributing to the sharp look are the slim headlights and upper grille, along with the chrome-trimmed slits that sit at the corners of the front bumper. At the rear, you’ll find two-piece tail lights joined by a chrome strip, as well as C-shaped contours in the bumper that mirror the front slits. As you can see, this car still wears the Altis badge (even on the model plates), despite the fact that local marketing materials will omit this name.

    The interior is again derived from other Corolla models sold elsewhere, with a layered dashboard design and a freestanding head unit. Toyota claims perceived quality has been improved, with more consistent and better-looking materials, tighter panel gaps and improved sound insulation, along with redesigned seats, a more effective air-conditioning system (with rear vents) and increased outward visibility.

    Toyota is offering the Corolla with just one engine option over here, and it’s the familiar 2ZR-FE 1.8 litre naturally-aspirated Dual VVT-i four-cylinder petrol engine, making 139 PS at 6,000 rpm and 172 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. As before, it is mated to a CVT with a Shiftmatic mode with seven virtual ratios. Under the skin, the tweaked suspension now features a double wishbone setup at the rear, instead of the old torsion beam.

    Standard kit includes automatic halogen headlights, LED daytime running lights and tail lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, push-button start, an acoustic glass windscreen, solar and security window tinting, single-zone auto climate control, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, fabric upholstery, a DVD infotainment system with a 6.8-inch touchscreen, six speakers and a portable tyre pump.

    The 1.8G steps it up with full LED headlights, a wing mirror tilting function in reverse, auto wipers, dual-zone climate control, an Optitron instrument cluster with a seven-inch TFT LCD display, leather upholstery, a rear windscreen sunshade, Qi wireless smartphone charging and an electronic parking brake. It is also fitted with 17-inch two-tone alloys, with a design that’s similar (but not identical) to the previous pre-facelifted 2.0V.

    Safety-wise, all models get seven airbags, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), hill start assist, rear ISOFIX child seat mounts and a tyre pressure monitoring system. The 1.8G, however, receives the full Toyota Safety Sense suite of driver assists, including autonomous emergency braking, all-speed adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane tracing assist, blind spot monitoring and auto high beam.

    The top-spec model also gets a “3D” 360-degree camera system and front and rear dash cams, items that are optional on the 1.8E (RM2,700 and RM1,100 respectively). Also offered as an option is a RM1,700 vehicle telematics system, which includes a two-year subscription worth RM250 a year.

     

  • 2019 Perodua Axia facelift – spec-by-spec comparison

    Clockwise from top: Standard E, GXtra, Advance and SE

    The 2019 Perodua Axia was officially launched this morning, after nearly a month of order taking that has resulted in over 5,000 bookings. The refreshed bestseller comes in six variants, priced from RM24,090 to RM43,190 on-the-road without insurance.

    The outgoing Axia range had four trim levels (E, G, SE, Advance) and two of those (G and SE) had manual or auto options (base E was MT only, top Advance was AT only). In the 2019 Axia range, Perodua has added two new variants, and deleted the manual option for the SE, which means that other than the driving school spec E, all Axias come with a four-speed automatic. The new range reads E, G, GXtra (new), Style (new) SE and Advance.

    Like before, the 5MT and 4AT are paired with a 1.0 litre three-cylinder engine. The 1KR-VE VVT-i engine makes 67 hp and 91 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm. Claimed FC for the Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) is unchanged – 22.5 km/l for the MT and 21.6 km/l for the AT. The new SUV-inspired Style variant is rated lower at 20.8 km/l, likely due to a combination of extra weight, bigger rims/tyres and less smooth airflow.

    The big news is the introduction of the Style variant. Dressed up in crossover fashion, the Axia Style has no extra off-road ability over the standard car, but wears SUV-style black plastic cladding around the lower body, with silver painted sections at the front/rear bumpers that mimic skid plates.

    Adding to the desired effect are decorative black roof rails and 15-inch wheels, an inch up from the rest of the range. The latter, not unique suspension, raises height by a slight 15 mm. There’s also an exclusive Sunrise Orange colour for the Style.

    Equipment wise, safety gets a big boost with the debut of Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Advanced Safety Assist (ASA) 2.0. First seen on the Myvi and then the Aruz (in 2.0 form), P2’s ASA safety suite includes Pre-Collision Warning, Pre-Collision Braking, Front Departure Alert and Pedal Misoperation Control, all working with the assistance of a stereo camera at the top of the windscreen. That’s a big deal in this lowest of segments.

    Here’s a detailed breakdown of the specs, complied by peering both at the spec sheet and the cars itself.

    2019 Perodua Axia 1.0 Standard E – RM24,090


    Gets as standard:

    Mechanicals

    • 1.0 litre VVT-i DOHC engine
    • 998 cc naturally-aspirated three-cylinder
    • 67 hp at 6,000 rpm
    • 91 Nm at 4,400 rpm
    • Five-speed manual transmission
    • Ventilated brake discs (front), drums (rear)

    Exterior

    • 14-inch steel wheels
    • Halogen projector headlamps
    • LED tail lamps, red lens

    Interior

    • Four-way manual front seat adjustment
    • Standard type fabric
    • Power windows
    • Two cupholders

    Safety

    • Dual airbags
    • Rear ISOFIX child seat anchors
    • Four-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating

    2019 Perodua Axia 1.0 Standard G – RM33,490


    Adds on:

    Mechanicals

    • Four-speed automatic transmission

    Exterior

    • 14-inch alloy wheels
    • Rear wiper
    • Body colour side mirrors

    Interior

    • Power-adjustable door mirrors
    • Seat back pockets
    • 2-DIN head unit with USB
    • Rev counter and trip computer (average FC, range)
    • Two speakers
    • Remote key with alarm, panic button, central locking
    • Centre console with third cupholder
    • Multi-purpose container

    Safety

    • ABS with EBD

    2019 Perodua Axia 1.0 GXtra – RM34,990


    Adds on:

    Exterior

    • Chrome grille trim
    • Powered and retractable door mirrors
    • Rear defogger

    Interior

    • Mid type fabric
    • Painted centre cluster (silver)
    • Painted steering wheel spokes (silver)
    • Driver’s seat height adjustment
    • Grip handles
    • Anti-snatch hook
    • Two rear speakers (total four)

    Safety

    • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with traction control
    • Rear parking sensors

    2019 Perodua Axia 1.0 Style – RM38,890


    Adds on:

    Exterior

    • Unique front and rear bumpers (for Style only)
    • Unique grille insert with carbon-style surround (for Style only)
    • Black body cladding (for Style only)
    • Decorative roof rails (for Style only)
    • 15-inch two-tone alloy wheels (for Style only)
    • Rear reflectors (for Style only)
    • Clear lens tail lamps (for Style only)
    • Sunrise Orange colour option (for Style only)
    • B-pillar black-out stickers
    • New design projector headlamps
    • Front fog lamps
    • Rear spoiler with third brake light
    • Smart Key keyless entry
    • Chrome door handles

    Interior

    • Push-button engine start/stop
    • White illuminated meter panel
    • Semi bucket type seats
    • Detachable rear headrests
    • Chrome trim on centre cluster
    • Chrome inside door handles
    • Painted door armrests (silver)
    • Black denim-style fabric upholstery (for Style only)

    2019 Perodua Axia 1.0 SE – RM38,890


    Adds on:

    Exterior

    • Front and rear skirting with red trim
    • Red trim on grille
    • Two-tone side skirts
    • Wing mirror turn signals

    Interior

    • Red trim on centre cluster and side AC vents
    • Solar and security window tint
    • SE-type fabric upholstery
    • Fabric trim on door panels
    • Bluetooth function on head unit

    Safety

    • Front parking sensors

    2019 Perodua Axia 1.0 Advance – RM43,190


    Adds on:

    Exterior

    • Front and rear skirting with gloss black trim
    • 14-inch two-tone alloy wheels

    Interior

    • Chrome trim on centre cluster and side AC vents
    • Steering audio controls
    • Leather wrapped steering
    • Touchscreen head unit with navigation, Smart Link, HDMI

    Safety

    • Advanced Safety Assist (ASA) 2.0
    • Pre-Collision Warning and Braking with pedestrian detection
    • Front Departure Alert
    • Pedal Misoperation Control
    • Reverse camera

    For full specs and to compare the 2019 Perodua Axia against price rivals such as the just-refreshed Proton Saga, head to CarBase.my.



    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia Style


    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia Advance

    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia GXtra

    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia official images

     
  • 2019 Perodua Axia: 5k bookings now, targets 6k/month

    Perodua’s latest offering, the 2019 Axia has scored over 5,000 bookings from August 22 until its launch today, said president and CEO of Perodua Datuk Zainal Abidin Ahmad. The company is confident in attaining its sales target of 6,000 units a month, of which 1,000 units will be the new Style variant.

    “For over a quarter of a century, Perodua has mobilised Malaysia with quality compact vehicles that offer practicality, dependability, ease to drive and low overall ownership costs. For these reasons and more, the Perodua Kancil and Viva were popular choices for an entire generation of Malaysians buying their first cars,” the CEO said.

    To recap, six variants were launched; the Axia E, Axia G, Axia GXtra, Axia SE, the new addition, the Axia Style and the top Axia Advance or AV. All variants are powered by a 1KR-VE VVT-i 1.0 litre three-cylinder engine with 67 hp and 91 Nm of torque.

    The base E is the sole variant with a five-speed manual gearbox, and all others use a four-speed automatic. The top Axia Advance variant features a host of active safety features, including Advanced Safety Assist 2.0 which consists of pedestrian detection, pre-collision warning, pre-collision braking, front departure alert and pedal misoperation control to help avoid or mitigate the effects of a collision.

    At launch, the 2019 Perodua Axia E is priced at RM24,090, the G at RM33,490, GXtra at RM34,990, the new Style variant and the Axia SE at RM38,890, with the Axia Advance topping the launch range at RM43,190. Warranty coverage is for five years or 150,000 km, whichever comes first.

    For full specs and to compare the 2019 Axia against price rivals, head to CarBase.my.


    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia Advance

     
  • A90 Toyota GR Supra launched in Malaysia – 3.0 litre turbo straight-six; 340 PS and 500 Nm; from RM568k

    One of the most highly anticipated cars of our time has arrived in Malaysia, and yes, we’re talking of course about the all-new A90 Toyota GR Supra. First previewed by the FT-1 Concept back in 2014 before celebrating its world debut earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, the fifth-generation of the iconic nameplate has now been officially launched in our country.

    We’ll answer the most important question first: how much will the reborn sports car cost you? Well, the Supra is offered in a single GTS variant that is priced from RM568,000 on-the-road without insurance. The model comes fully imported (CBU) from Austria, where it is assembled by Magna Steyr at its Graz plant.

    For the sum, you’ll be getting a 3.0 litre turbocharged straight-six petrol engine that develops 340 PS (335 hp) from 5,000 to 6,500 rpm and 500 Nm of torque from 1,600 to 4,500 rpm. Yes, this is essentially the B58B30 mill from BMW, which is also used in the G29 Z4 M40i.

    As many of you already know, the Supra and Z4 were developed as part of a sports car collaboration involving both carmakers, although both companies had different philosophies and set off on separate directions once the fundamental platform specifications were agreed upon.

    Anyway, the 3.0 litre powerplant is mated to an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission, with drive going exclusively to the rear wheels. In terms of performance, the Supra will get from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.3 seconds, and hit an electronically-limited top speed of 250 km/h.

    Other driving-related goodies include a 50:50 weight distribution, Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), an electronically controlled rear limited-slip differential, and a red-themed Brembo brake system, with 348 mm discs and four-piston fixed calipers at the front, while the rear sees 345 mm discs and single-piston floating calipers.

    In terms of standard equipment, the Supra is fitted with 19-inch five twin-spoke two-tone wheels shod with 255/35 front and 275/35 rear Michelin Pilot Super Sport tyres, eight-way powered seats with driver’s side memory, black leather upholstery, carbon-fibre trim, a dual-zone climate control system, Toyota Supra Connect infotainment system (8.8-inch touchscreen, iDrive-style controller and a 12-speaker JBL sound system) and a head-up display.

    The safety kit includes seven airbags (front, side, curtain and driver’s knee), VSC, traction control, ABS with EBD, and brake assist. There’s also the Toyota Supra Safety suite of systems, which includes Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Adaptive High Beam System, Rear-end Collision Warning, Speed Limit Info, Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

    Customers will get to choose from eight exterior colours, although not all options are priced equally. The Supra in Prominence Red is RM568,000, while Lightning Yellow, White Metallic, Deep Blue Metallic, Silver Metallic, Black Metallic and Ice Grey Metallic will come at a RM5,000 premium. Lastly, there’s Matte Storm Grey Metallic, which costs an additional RM12,000.

    The Supra will be sold through the newly announced GR Garage, which will sell all GR-branded products, including the Supra and official merchandise. The GR Garage concept was introduced in Japan some time ago, and Malaysia is the first market outside Toyota’s home country to also offer it to customers. As a start, there are five such outlets – three in the Klang Valley and one each in the Northern and Southern regions.

    Find full specifications of the Toyota GR Supra on CarBase.my.

     
  • September 2019 week 4 fuel price – RON 97 up 14 sen

    The weekend is almost upon us, but too bad there’s no Monday off this time around. To make matters worse, those of you who use RON 97 petrol will be in for a shock, as the latest fuel price update rolls in.

    That’s because starting tomorrow, September 21, the fuel will be priced at RM2.67 (up a whopping 14 sen from last week). No change for RON 95 petrol, of course, which continues on at RM2.08 per litre, the maximum price consumers pay no matter how high market prices push pump prices.

    It’s the same for Euro 2M diesel, which continues to retail at RM2.18 per litre, and Euro 5 diesel – which is 10 sen more than Euro 2M diesel – is priced at RM2.28 per litre.

    The finance ministry says that according to Automatic Price Mechanism (APM) calculations, RON 95 petrol would be priced at RM2.37 per litre and diesel at RM2.32 per litre without the price cap in place. The government added that it will absorb an estimated RM123.16 million in fuel subsidy costs between September 21 and 28.

    These prices will remain in effect until August 16, when the next set of fuel pricing adjustments will be announced. This is the 31st edition of the weekly fuel pricing format, which is announced every Friday. The weekly prices are in effect from Saturday until the following Friday.

     
  • 2019 Perodua Axia – RM33.5k G or RM35k GXtra?

    The facelifted 2019 Perodua Axia has just been introduced, equipped with a revised look and a handful of significant new features. Of course, not all models get all of these features, which is why choosing the right spec is more important than ever before.

    This is especially true at the lower end of the range. Barring the kosong, fit-only-for-driving-schools E, the real range that actual customers will consider starts with the G, which is priced at RM33,490. Pretty affordable, I think you’ll agree, but this year Perodua has complicated your options a little bit.

    You see, for just RM1,500 more, you can get the new RM34,990 GXtra variant, which is being offered as the value-for-money alternative. Right off the bat, it makes a compelling case for itself, as it comes with one of the biggest new features for the Axia – Vehicle Stability Control (VSC). The addition of this vital safety net makes this the cheapest car in Malaysia to offer it (although the next closest, the RM36,700 Proton Iriz Standard MT, isn’t too far off), and it’s worth the price premium alone.

    The Axia GXtra is the cheapest car in Malaysia to come with stability control

    It’s amazing, the rate of progress on display here. The G variant did not even come with ABS when the Axia was introduced way back in 2014, and it wasn’t until nearly two years later that it received this basic feature. Now you can get stability control for a slight increase in price. Remember that time Perodua said it couldn’t simply install the system in older models like the Axia? Those days are long gone now.

    It only gets better from there. Perodua has actually removed quite a lot of features from the G, to the extent that you don’t even get reverse sensors. The GXtra adds that and the anti-snatch hook (one of the Axia’s original USPs), along with a driver’s seat height adjuster that’s crucial if you want a driving position that’s even remotely comfortable. You also get nicer fabric upholstery and some silver interior trim.

    You may be wondering, then, what’s the point of having the G if the GXtra adds so much for so little extra outlay? Well, we actually put the question to Perodua itself, and the answer was surprisingly simple. See, almost everyone buys their cars through hire purchase loans, and the difference in monthly instalments between the two variants ranges from RM15 to RM30, depending on the loan tenure.

    Interiors of Axia G (left) and GXtra (right)

    Don’t laugh – that amount might seem inconsequential, but Perodua says it could make the difference between getting your loan approved or rejected. Of course, if you’re running such fine margins you really should be asking yourself if you actually need the car in the first place, but the fact of the matter is, that’s the reality of many Malaysians these days.

    So yes, you should buy whatever you can afford, but if you have the means, you really should go for the GXtra instead of the G. And if you don’t need a new car right away, you can always wait a few months to save up, and put the extra money into the downpayment – that way, you’ll be paying the same monthly instalment as you would the G. The extras really are worth it.

    And please, please, please don’t buy the G variant and then spend a huge amount of money on GearUp accessories – stuff that you just don’t need. You can do better than that.

     
  • 2019 Givi Bella Ride and Camp in Pangkor

    Celebrating lady riders around the world, the 2019 Givi Bella Ride and Camp enters its second edition this year with a trip to Pangkor island. Attended by 22 Malaysian lady riders, the ride also saw the handover of the relay baton for the Women Riders World Relay.

    The relay was formed to raise the profile of women riders around the world, who are oftentimes marginalised in a male dominated sport and hobby. Representing Givi Bella in the relay was Givi brand ambassador Anita Yusof, who completed her solo round-the world ride in 2016 and is the first Muslim female to do so.

    Flagging off from the Givi factory in Bukit Beruntung, Selangor, the ladies rode to Lumut, Perak, where they caught a ferry. On arrival, the Givi Bella riders camped out on the beach, with the highlight of the trip being a beachside barbeque.

    Other activities were held, including a beach aerobics session supervised by one of the rider. Givi Bella encourages Malaysian women riders to join its events and get-togethers, with notification available on social media.

     
  • 2019 Perodua Axia – GearUp accessories in detail

    With the introduction of the 2019 Perodua Axia, the Malaysian carmaker stays true to current form with the inclusion of its GearUp range of accessories for its latest entry-level model. In keeping with the car’s accessibility, purchase of GearUp accessories can be factored into a new car’s hire purchase scheme, and is supported by a six-month warranty.

    Starting from the Axia’s exterior, items include a rear spoiler for RM300, black faux carbon-fibre B-pillar trim stickers for RM80 and door visors for RM150. Moving inside the car, sun shades are available for RM85, chrome scuff plates at RM140, coil mats for RM140 and luggage compartment tray for RM80.

    An available Lite Package is offered, which pairs the rear spoiler with side skirts (not available separately) for RM980, while the Utility Package combines door visors, coil mats and a luggage tray for RM330, which is a RM40 saving over the sum of the three accessories when bought separately.

    Perodua offers upholstery options with a pair of seat cover choices for the 2019 Axia. These are dubbed the ‘Bold’ and ‘Trendy’ seat covers – the former for the Axia G and GXtra and the latter for the SE, AV and Style – with each using distinct upholstery panel designs; the ‘Bold’ covers use grey contrast stitching and piping, while the ‘Trendy’ covers feature red constrast stitching and piping. Both are made of PVC, and each design is priced at RM600.

    For additional occupant comfort, the 2019 Axia can also be specified with door insulation material at RM450 and hood insulation at RM72. For smaller children, the GearUp catalogue offers the Infant ISOFIX car seat for children weighing 0-13 kg; this features a child carrier which can be separated and taken out of the car. The Infant ISOFIX seat is priced at RM785.

    There is also the Toddler ISOFIX car seat for slightly more grown children, rated for those weighing between 9-36 kg. This larger unit features an adjustable headrest as well as side impact protection; this unit is priced at RM975.

    A pack of anti-theft brackets are also available for RM175, which offers additional mechanical security at five access points on the car. For rolling stock, the GearUp line also features a Bluetooth tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) for RM430; this is comprised of one in-car unit, four sensors, four lock nuts for security, one wrench and two AA batteries, along with the mobile app for monitoring.

    There’s more in store, which are particularly handy for the rigours of daily use. These include the door edge protectors (RM30), magnetic shopping hook (RM50), sun visor organiser (RM20), luggage mat (RM75), smart tracker for small items (RM42) and a luggage organiser (RM37). The GearUp catalogue also lists a host of service items such as cleaner fluids, filters, spark plugs and more; click through the gallery for the full set.

    For full specs and to compare the 2019 Axia against price rivals, head to CarBase.my.


    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia Advance


    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia GXtra


    GALLERY: 2019 Perodua Axia official images

     
  • 2019 Yamaha 135LC SE updated, priced at RM7,118

    Another updated underbone machine from Malaysian Yamaha distributors Hong Leong Yamaha Motorcycles (HLYM), this time the 2019 Yamaha 135LC SE, which comes in a new colour – Knight Blu – and graphics. Pricing is set at RM7,118 excluding road tax insurance and registration which is up RM250 from the base model Yamaha 135LC at RM6,868.

    Differences from the 135LC SE and the 135LC are cosmetic, apart from the earlier mentioned new graphics, the SE model comes with racing stripes with the model name on the wheel edges. Carried over from the 2019 135LC released in June 135LC is a front cowl horn cover, side panel air scoops, new engine protection cover and revised instrument panel.

    Carrying a 134 cc, single-cylinder, SOHC liquid-cooled engine, the 135LC SE produces 12 hp at 8,500 rpm and 11.79 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm. A four-speed rotary automatic gearbox and chain final drive gets power to the ground with the engin being fed by carburettor.

    Braking is done with a single brake disc on the front wheel, clamped by a single-piston calliper while the rear wheel uses a drum brake. The front comes with conventional telescopic forks while the back end is propped up with a monoshock with preload adjustment.

    The 135LC SE has a claimed dry weight of 105 kg and seat height 775 mm off the ground. Expected to arrive in authorised HLYM dealers beginning September 21, every 135LC SE purchased also comes with a brake disc lock worth RM100.

     
 

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