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ROCK & ROLL AT RFC MALAYSIA

ROCK & ROLL AT RFC MALAYSIA

Even though the “mother event” grand final Rainforest Challenge (RFC) has always been held in Malaysia at end of the year; but there has never been an edition in home country for national aspirants vying for a place in the final, until June this year. Thus, on 21-25 June, RFC Malaysia Trophy made its debut […]

SELF-LEARNING INTELLIGENT LAND ROVER

SELF-LEARNING INTELLIGENT LAND ROVER

Cutting-edge technology is being pioneered by researchers at Jaguar Land Rover to develop a truly intelligent self-learning vehicle that will offer a completely personalised driving experience and help prevent accidents by reducing driver distraction.

NEW MIDSIZE VOLKSWAGEN SUV TO BE PRODUCED IN USA

NEW MIDSIZE VOLKSWAGEN SUV TO BE PRODUCED IN USA

Today, Volkswagen announced that their new midsize SUV will be manufactured in the Chattanooga plant in Tennessee, USA. The Group will be investing a total of approximately US$900 million in the production of a newly developed, seven-passenger SUV, and creating 2,000 additional jobs in the US. About US$600 million will be invested in Tennessee.

SIX-MILLIONTH AUDI WITH ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

SIX-MILLIONTH AUDI WITH ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

Jubilee at Audi: The six-millionth Audi with quattro drive rolls off the production line at the Ingolstadt plant on 11 July – only about one and a half years after the five-millionth quattro. Audi will deliver the jubilee car, an Audi SQ5 in monsoon gray metallic, to a family in the United States.

HISTORY

LET’S GET DIRTY!

LET’S GET DIRTY!

In their 35 year existence, TRD has been an integral component in Toyota’s success in the U.S., not only in numerous motorsports racing victories but in the area of high quality performance parts and accessories.

LEGEND REBORN

LEGEND REBORN

The PPI Toyota Trophy Truck, driven by legendary racer Ivan “Ironman” Stewart from 1994 to 2000, rolls out of RK Motors Charlotte, one of the nation’s premier restoration shop, after being fully restored to competition specifications.

25 YEARS OF MALAYSIA’S FIRST 4X4 CLUB

25 YEARS OF MALAYSIA’S FIRST 4X4 CLUB

History was made when Malaysia’s first offroad club, the 4×4 Adventure Club of Kuala Lumpur, was officially registered on February 11 1987.

ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE FOREVER

ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE FOREVER

Subaru today announced that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the debut of Subaru all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles since the Subaru Leone Estate Van 4WD was first introduced in Japan in 1972.

SPORT

THE LAST ONE – AUSTRALASIAN SAFARI 2014

THE LAST ONE – AUSTRALASIAN SAFARI 2014

After seven years in Western Australia, it’s with a heavy heart that we wish to advise the 2014 Australasian Safari will be the last one held in Western Australia.

FACTORY SUPPORT FOR OUTLANDER PHEV COMPETING IN ASIA CROSS COUNTRY RALLY

FACTORY SUPPORT FOR OUTLANDER PHEV COMPETING IN ASIA CROSS COUNTRY RALLY

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it will dispatch a team of technical support engineers for an Outlander PHEV entered in the T1.3 4×4 Electric class of the grueling 2,200 km FIA-certified Asia Cross Country Rally 2014 (AXCR) from August 9 through 15, to be run from Thailand to Cambodia.

RUSSIAN SPRING OFFENSIVE

RUSSIAN SPRING OFFENSIVE

This time around, Father Frost gave way to Mother Spring rather early with good weather (5-9 degrees Celsius) across Russian western region, and with no strong wind; it was a perfect setting for the launch of a Spring Offensive “a la 4×4.”

RISE OF THE MACHINES

RISE OF THE MACHINES

  The soggy, muddy, slippery and treacherous terrain in the vicinity of the Isonzo River has the reputation of testing man and machine to the limit and beyond through the ages. Only the special warrior breed would be able to take their machines to rise above such punishing terrain.

TRAVEL

MACHINA HARASHO REACHED POLE OF COLD

MACHINA HARASHO REACHED POLE OF COLD

The Land Rover and The Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) supported ‘Pole of Cold’ expedition team have reached their goal – Oymyakon, Russia – aka the ‘Pole of Cold.’

WORLD’S FIRST HYBRID EXPEDITION

WORLD’S FIRST HYBRID EXPEDITION

Three Range Rover Diesel Hybrid prototypes complete 10,472 miles along the Silk Trail by traversing 13 countries over 53 days from Solihull, UK, to Mumbai, India. It is the world’s first ever hybrid expedition along the Silk Trail and one of the boldest driving adventures ever pursued by Land Rover.

ULTIMATE JIMNY GLOBAL CHALLENGE

ULTIMATE JIMNY GLOBAL CHALLENGE

On Sunday 31 March, four retired avid Suzuki fans began a 28,000 mile fundraising tour around the world in aid of Save the Children and the Oakhaven Hospice in Lymington, Hampshire.

TOYOTA HILUX ON JET FUEL

TOYOTA HILUX ON JET FUEL

Toyota’s redoubtable Hilux continues to push the boundaries of extreme endurance, completing a marathon Antarctic journey of more than 5,900 miles, further than any vehicle of its type has managed before.

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3rd GENERATION OF POWER WHEELS F-150

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FASTEST RANGE ROVER EVER BUILT

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