24 June 2011

Kia Sportage, Range Rover and Audi A1 - week 25 debutant

Week 25 is a busy week for Malaysia car distributor. No less than 3 new or facelift models were introduced.

New Kia Sportage, facelift Range Rover and new Audi A1 made their debut on our shore.
Read more after the jump.

Audi A1 made a single-model debut here with 1.4l TFSI engine. The direct injection engine produced 122 bhp of power and 200Nm of torque and channeled the drive through 7 speed S-tronic transmission. The car is capable of sprinting to 100 km/h in 8.9 seconds on its way to top speed of 203 km/h. All this come in at RM 179,900. The car also somes with plenty of optional customisation. More details in Audi Malaysia website.

 Improved model year 2011 Range Rover arrived on 23rd of June. The improved model gets a refreshed exterior parts such as grill and gills, as well as newly designed 20 inches rims. For the interior, illuminated door plates and harman kardon sound system are featured.

For powertrain, the car continues to be powered by 5.0 litre supercharged V8. Monstrous power and torque figure are available at your luxury right foot, at the magnitude of 510 bhp and 625 Nm, capable of shooting you from standtill in 6.2 second to 100 km/h. Drive is channeled to the tarmac via 8 speed automatic transmission. 2011 model also get the addition of Hill Start Assist and Gradient Acceleration Control.

This luxury behemoth is your for a cool RM 798,888. More information at Land Rover Malaysia website.

The highly-acclaimed new Kia Sportage finally made it to Malaysia on 21st of June at KL Convention Centre. There is only single engine variant for our market, in the forms of 2.0l Theta II engine, mated to 6 speed automatic transmission. The engine offer 160 bhp and 197 Nm of power and torque respectively. The car is priced at RM 138,888. More info at Naza Kia website.

Meanwhile, Ford Fiesta sedan (1.6 LX) has been upgraded with inclusion of 7 airbags and also USB and Bluetooth capabilities. The price is bumped (minimally) to RM81,388.

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