Local News: Wearnes Automotive named as official McLaren Automotive dealer in Singapore

McLaren Automotive, the new high-performance sports car company based at McLaren’s Formula 1 headquarters i...

21 Feb 2011
WindTurbine Well... All the more we neeeeed a proper track!
22 Feb 2011
baba181 Will i get to see the Mclaren F1 on the streets? That'd be cool!
22 Feb 2011
tien Changi's Motorsports centre seems to have run into problem...
22 Feb 2011
nicnic They've been in the red for a while now...
22 Feb 2011
First Impressions: Toyota Corolla Altis 1.6/1.8 Dual VVTi

Small changes to the current generation model add up for an even more complete Corolla Altis

5 Sep 2010
tien should seriously do something to the interior... it looks like a kangoo!
6 Sep 2010
veryheavy Hahas angsty sia. But agree lah, the interior looks a little plain. The Altis is no performance vehicle but that does not stop its engineers from aspiring it to have some skills. Besides, this is a...
7 Sep 2010
fpchong still not my type of car i like, paying a price of Japan make car but got a Thai make car....not worth lah....
8 Sep 2010
wong6119 Too bad Borneo Motors do not bring in the corolla altis with manual transmission. Drivers who like manual cars will definitely go for Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lancer or Suzuki Swift.
8 Sep 2010
raymondlai Quote:
"Formerly posted by wong6119: Too bad Borneo Motors do not bring in the corolla altis with manual transmission. Drivers who like manual cars will definitely go for Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lan...
9 Sep 2010
Design Of The Year: Peugeot RCZ Sports Coupe

The Peugeot RCZ Sports Coupé has been voted ‘Design of the Year’ in the 2010 Fleet World honours held today at the Royal Automobile Club.

The judging...

18 May 2010
kunny looks like a TT
19 May 2010
edlaz Looks absolutely stunning. Have never been a fan of pugs but this steals the show.
19 May 2010
tien bubble roof is cute but yes, too much like the TT.
19 May 2010
edlaz Audi TT looks at a discounted price. It probably won't go as fast but you'd look damn good in it.
19 May 2010
relagsingh Looks better than a TT. Rear quarter view is the best.
20 May 2010
Local News: Ferrari previews the 458 Italia

The 458 Italia made its debut in Singapore at a preview event today for clients as well as the media.

The highly anticipated boasts 570bhp from its 4....

9 Apr 2010
tien get in line, fren! i have been queuing for a long time already (Singapore Sweep)
12 Apr 2010
Local News: Volkswagen Keep Price Steady; Golf R Announced

Despite COE increases, Volkswagen Singapore brings joy to the motoring public by not increasing its cars' price for 18 models in its sta...

19 Mar 2010
tien Not increasing price cos previous profit margin already thick enough to cover the "loss" now? Ha!
19 Mar 2010
tien Not increasing price cos previous profit margin already thick enough to cover the "loss" now? Ha!
19 Mar 2010
wind79 Yeah, the sales margin is so high can easily cover the COE costs.
19 Mar 2010
wilswong Well, that's one thing good about direct sales and not through AD. Last time VW is represented, the car price is upward flexible too.

At least appreciate the fact that VW has at least maintain ...
20 Mar 2010
Singapore Roads to See Taiwan's Luxgen?

LUXGEN, the first automobile brand from Taiwan, has successfully finished its international debut in 2009 Dubai Motor Show, and further illustrates Taiwan’...

9 Mar 2010
tien will it be like all other IT products from taiwan? designed in taiwan, made in china, sold everywhere in the world, broke down after 1 yr? :p
9 Mar 2010
wilswong @Tien...really won't know do we? The news I got seems like the car company put more emphasis on the IT/entertainment side of the car than the actual specifics for their cars. We shall see.
9 Mar 2010
WD45 Taiwan's great for all the gadgety stuff! heck even the iphone is made in china! Would Luxgen make it here in SG in the first place?
9 Mar 2010
Ferrari California (A)

The California is marketed as the Ferrari you can drive on a daily basis but we discover that it's still one red hot, chili padi, thoroughbred of a Prancing Horse

25 Feb 2010
WD45 Oneshift's first Ferrari supercar road test? Good work! Hope to see more of such tests.
26 Feb 2010
tien Do you need guest car tester? give me a call... hohoho

nice work, looking forward to read more articles on exotic cars!
26 Feb 2010
edlaz NAISE~
26 Feb 2010
kopi_bryant wow.. FC at 2km/L, whole tank gone for less than 150km journey
27 Feb 2010
Sneak Peak: Honda 3R-C EV Concept

The Honda 3R-C, a revolutionary one-person battery electric vehicle concept, will make its world debut in Geneva alongside the EV-N concept, to be displayed for ...

25 Feb 2010
wilswong Got it

It still looks cool after all these years...wonder can get the model kit or not....an exoskeleton that can change into bike...



25 Feb 2010
wilswong How about

M.A.S.K. and Venom?

My younger brother had these...







Gosh...should write in kenner and ask them to re issue these again...
25 Feb 2010
Evan I miss Mask... Wils, we are from the same era.
25 Feb 2010
zeenie Quote:
"Formerly posted by wilswong:
How about

M.A.S.K. and Venom?

My younger brother had these...





Gosh...should write in kenner and ask them to re issue these again...
"


I love Mask too, and Tran...
25 Feb 2010
wilswong Did not know..

M.A.S.K. = Mobile Armour Strike Kommand...

and the masks/helmet are super cool...

And following MASK is...

STARCOM...








25 Feb 2010
wilswong


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Eber: I miss Mask... Wils, we are from the same era. "




yeah...the late 80s...fun time, funny hair and great disco music.
25 Feb 2010
wilswong


Quote:
"Formerly posted by tien: angmo anime? The Centurion? "




Actually was trying to remember what the Centurion cartoon looks like.

Then a quick google and all flooded back..

The soldie...
25 Feb 2010
Evan I love Starcom! then shortly after the Visionaries. but this thread is going way off topic. Let's get back to the concept car shall we?
25 Feb 2010
tien ya, let's get back to the concept car.... the concept car looks like Wild Weasel (name of the weapon system) in the anime, Centurions :p
25 Feb 2010
wilswong


Quote:
"Formerly posted by tien: ya, let's get back to the concept car.... the concept car looks like Wild Weasel (name of the weapon system) in the anime, Centurions :p"




Still cannot e...
25 Feb 2010
Toyota and Lexus Dominate 2010 IntelliChoice.com Best Overall Values of the Year Awards

Toyota and Lexus once again captured more trophies than any other automaker in the 23rd annual Intellichoic...

12 Feb 2010
wilswong Let's keep things in perspective...every car manufacturer has recalls and those cars that do have issues is really more of a rarity than the norm. So for Toyota to win the award is a testament to ...
11 Feb 2010
tien The higher you fly, the harder you fall; this is what toyota is experiencing now. Imagine if the recall is by GM, ppl will simply go "ah... american cars" and pass it off.
12 Feb 2010
redevil13 Just wondering, is this article incomplete as the last sentence reads "Listed below are Toyota and Lexus winners" but nothing follows after that.
12 Feb 2010
wilswong @redevil13: Sorry...got cut off when i edit some parts. Have totally missed it.
12 Feb 2010
See what the oneshift.com team wants this festive season! Holiday Special: All I want for Christmas...
It's Christmas once again and the spirit of giving and sharing is in the air. Hence oneshift ...

21 Dec 2009
BMW to phase out the 5 Series

Current 5 Series will be axed to make way for new model

BMW will end production of the current 5-series (E60) in December.

While this is sooner than expected, it...

7 Oct 2009
chvlierdargent With the 3 Series getting larger and the new 7 Series growing only incrementally, its really no surprise that the 5 Series would have to 'evolve' into something different. The 5er GT also elegantly...
7 Oct 2009
eugn86 This is so sad!
7 Oct 2009
tien 20% discount then? :p
7 Oct 2009
ic3boi its a great car.. bmw will be losing quite a big market here.
9 Oct 2009
steven_VW What or where is the source of this piece of information? I understand that it was just rumours and the rumours was not the 5 series (E60) but the wagon instead. While the 5 series wagon is grossly...
14 Oct 2009
Road Test - Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.8 (A)




The new Chevrolet Cruze is one of the most crucial cars for Chevrolet and its beleaguered parent company General Motors. Is it a much better product ...

10 Sep 2009
eugn86 Wow, Chevy really got this car ride. It looks so continental... I am thoroughly impressed!
11 Sep 2009
tien $72k seems a bit expensive... or Chevy is starting to move slightly up mkt?
11 Sep 2009
Goodcar Sharing the same Delta II platform with Opel Astra, this is a continental
body at a bargain. The Engine also come with variable v/v timing.

People must not be blind by brand name. This is a GEM.
11 Sep 2009
Sagaman Hmm quite attractive,139BHP@6.2K and 176nm@ just 3.8k,So that means the pick up is more powerful indeed?
14 Sep 2009
Sagaman Didnt quite believe in the FC,11.6KM/L is more appropriate
14 Sep 2009
neutral 9.0km/l is slightly higher than norm for 1.8 ltr.
17 Sep 2009
JRC
Europe: The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

The new gullwing from Mercedes-Benz.

The super sports car boasts a purist design, the systematic incorporation of lightweight engineering and superior handl...

11 Sep 2009
tien think i will get one for myself... but first, how to get in and out of car when park at MSCP? :p
11 Sep 2009
dogegg89 kinda looks like Nissan GTR from the front.
11 Sep 2009
ic3boi another great roadster from the 3-pointed star.
11 Sep 2009
Evan The rear looks fabulous!
11 Sep 2009
rtth_84 what a beauty!
11 Sep 2009
mizzy it has a nice nice ass but the front looks weird retro face? hehe!
13 Sep 2009
JRC
Komoco is Sinapore's new Ferrari authorized dealer

Ferrari has chosen Komoco to be its new dealer.

The rumours that Hong Seh was going to lose the Ferrari distributorship to Komoco have finally ...

7 Jul 2009
zeenie
So now one can drive a matrix into Komoco and ask for Ferrari parts and accessories? LOL
8 Jul 2009
peaceracer Somehow I feel proud of Komoco. Cos i got my 1st car frm them. Lol
8 Jul 2009
tien latest promotion: buy 2 ferraris (any model) and you will get a harley bike for your child. option to purchase 1.1ltr getz for maid at half price.
8 Jul 2009
WD45 Latest promotion: Ferraris at Hyundai prices. call to ask!
8 Jul 2009
LMLP640 So will Hong Seh still deal with Ferrari? Will their showroom close down?
8 Jul 2009
azfar News from the grapevine - Komoco will sell Ferrari under the "Ital Motors".
9 Jul 2009
Comparo - Skoda Superb TSI 1.8 (A), Honda Accord 2.4 (A)

In this classically competitive Asia versus Europe comparison test, who will come out tops? The perennial favourite Accord, or the much-la...

18 Jun 2009
Mirage77 I think the Superb represents excellent value for money.
22 Jun 2009
tien Will choose Superb too... and constantly get the nagging in my heart due to Superb's less than superb extorier styling. Still, the equipment list is truly Superb.
22 Jun 2009
Evan


Quote:
"Formerly posted by Mirage77: I think the Superb represents excellent value for money. "




Going by the hit rate of this review and the previous Skoda road test, that seems to be t...
22 Jun 2009
eugn86 Am seeing more Superbs on the roads. It really looks a tad too narrow given the length, but you cannot deny that this is an award-winning car, with german engineering and superb equipment list. And...
30 Jun 2009
mach Since buyers of these cars tend to be more conservative, resale value would be a cause of concern for the Czech. Unless it's a company sponsored car, I'll stick to my Sashimi please.
26 Jul 2009
TheWhiteCruizer I will go for the Superb, why?

1) Superb has a turbo engine and 7-spd DSG - lower FC, roadtax yet more faster than Accord.
2) Xenon HID!!! while Accord only has boring halogen...
3) Spacious r...
16 Oct 2009
JRC
Road Test - Toyota Yaris 1.5 E (A)

We hadn't had the chance to test the Yaris - till now.  And we're all the more curious because this model just had its mandatory nip 'n tuck.

1 Jun 2009
tien havent seen the real thing yet but judging from the photos, the interior looks so... budget! even the koreans dont look this bad.
1 Jun 2009
Kangadrool weirdo, only the top spec get the 60/40 fold rear seat. The rest get complete fold down.
1 Jun 2009
Exclusive Road Test - Chevrolet Cruze 1.6 (M) and 1.8 (A)

The Optra has shown its age, and it's time for it to be replaced. Meet the Chevrolet Cruze - the new promising sedan that will show its c...

25 Apr 2009
eugn86 Wow, looks impressive man.
26 Apr 2009
hazrin center console looks sleek ah...
26 Apr 2009
tien agreed, the center console looks good. in fact, kinda comparable to a certain swedish brand's in term of look. how well those panels are being put together... no idea, since i havent phyiscally tou...
27 Apr 2009
deadsoulz steering wheel and tail lights with traces of "H" brand
21 May 2009
apa69che the sales agent said although the Cruze is assembled in Korea, but the parts are from Europe. Is that true?

Apache
19 Oct 2009
teppy Cruze is one of GM's latest premium sedan car in India. Aside from its smaller new engine, this vehicle could conceivably adopt the new low-power lighting, wipers, and audio system. Btw, how about ...
24 Oct 2009
Road Test - Volkswagen Golf Sport TSI 1.4 (A)

Can a 5-door hatchback with a 160bhp twincharged powerplant win the hearts of practical-minded family men? That's a task for Volkswagen's Mark 6 Golf...

16 Apr 2009
WD45 Hi oneshift team, another detailed informative review with exciting video clips! thanks. Too bad with the noisy tires because the sales person at the showroom told me that it is the quietest most r...
17 Apr 2009
tien quote: but as a whole, the Golf still leads the hatch category based on its visuals.

oh pls! the styling is out-dated. ok, that's a strong word. i should say such styling no longer stands out fr...
17 Apr 2009
WD45 Visuals is a subjective thing really. Having re-read the review again, I don't think the review is 5 stars. It comes across as possibly 4-4.5 stars, due to road noise and rather soft handling. Revi...
17 Apr 2009
tien Agree that local reviews these days are a lot more sugar-coated as compared to oneshift's; that's why i am still reading oneshift but not those car magz. still, i think oneshift can be more "honest...
17 Apr 2009
neutral Please understand the situation where Oneshift or any other magazines stand. It is hard to tell the naked truth about everything or condemn a car for what it is. Afterall, it is only after one (or ...
17 Apr 2009
rafflesdude Think TWICE BEFORE BUYING A VW. -----> don't expect good after sales service !!!! complaints doesn't help as they will even  blackmark the owner when they return for the service.


10 May 2009
Troylee Really? Maybe it was just a bad encounter with a particular sales person?
26 Jun 2009
terceltan I just bought a VW as well.. The management is terrible.. Never trust their words. Make sure everything has black and white!
31 Jul 2009
swordsman


Quote:
"Formerly posted by terceltan: I just bought a VW as well.. The management is terrible.. Never trust their words. Make sure everything has black and white!"




Hmm... looks like you...
31 Jul 2009
basudec1509
hello guys ...


its really nice post....


i just liked it....


thanks....



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19 Dec 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news US: GM & Segway join forces to reinvent urban transportation

"General Motors Corporation and Segway demonstrated a new type of vehicle that could change the...

9 Apr 2009
chvlierdargent I think its a great idea - it reminds me of some ideas that Toyota have shown, but this is far more realistic. It also goes to show how serious GM is about re-inventing itself.

If Larry Burns is...
9 Apr 2009
tien i am not sure... do we really need such a thing? in fact, we shouldnt be driving "personal vehicle" at all in the city! public transport should be used for longer route within city. for shorter rou...
9 Apr 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news All-New 2010 Lotus Evora

"First deliveries of the eagerly anticipated all-new 2010 Lotus Evora will be made to customers in Europe starting in May 2009.

Th...

11 Mar 2009
furyhawk my dream car!
12 Mar 2009
eugn86 It's been a long while since we had a brand new Lotus. This looks very accomplished. Good job Lotus!
12 Mar 2009
Evan Most beautiful imho from lotus yet...
12 Mar 2009
tien wonder if it would be brought into Singapore and how much would it cost?
12 Mar 2009
zeenie reminds me of a mini-maclaren F1!
12 Mar 2009
Quaigon The design is stunning! Universally attractive.
12 Mar 2009
azfar ...my current dream car.
13 Mar 2009
LMLP640 The side of the car almost remind of koenigsegg instead
13 Mar 2009
Yanny iconicically lotus...the design spells it out with usability...
24 Mar 2009
Comparo - Renault Koleos 2.5 (A), Honda CR-V 2.4 (A), Toyota RAV4 2.4 (A)

"In the not-so-muddy field of SUVs, what makes more sense - the new kid on the block, or the seasoned players? To find ou...

7 Mar 2009
tien RAV4 looks more like a lean swimmer while the other 2 more like body-builders.
9 Mar 2009
azfar that's a good way of putting it!
13 Mar 2009
JRC
This is an open discussion for the news Weber Sportscars faster one - 900 hp

"Swiss Precision Creates the World's Fastest Street-Legal Sports Car.

Legendary Swiss precision is no longer limited t...

13 Nov 2008
mediacraze it fast, but it also ugly
17 Nov 2008
tien pls throw one at me... PLS
17 Nov 2008
The new Audi Q5 - debuts in Singapore in Q2 ‘09

"Audi Singapore announced that the new Audi Q5 will be available in Singapore in second quarter 2009. The performance SUV will offer two engine var...

14 Jul 2008
LMLP640 can this match a mazda cx-7?
14 Jul 2008
tien it's an Audi, dude. Buyers go for the perceived "brand premium", not just performance.

A Mazda is a Mazda no matter how good it is.
15 Jul 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Big Hyundai people mover

"Big families, small businesses and anyone with lots of friends can rejoice.

Unlike most MPVs, which only have room for seven peop...

14 May 2008
mkc omg... this is even bigger than trajet... any idea when will this car come to singapore???
14 May 2008
joycelym So squarish.. macam URVAN leh !
14 May 2008
Jarvis Don't think this will be available in Singapore. Think it was created for the European market only
14 May 2008
tien so tall, how to go inside MSCP?
14 May 2008
renesis It is available in S'pore as Starex H-1 but as commerical vehicle.
14 May 2008
LMLP640 It will be good for a hearse
14 May 2008
sumo This won't fit into most carpark lots!
20 May 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Cheapest Audi TT Ever!

"Entry-level versions of stylish coupe and roadster are ready to hit UK showrooms

The Audi TT is now more affordable than ever! A ne...

8 May 2008
tien bring it in!
9 May 2008
LMLP640 I really hope this can make it to our shores!
10 May 2008
This is an open discussion for the news Kia Wii

"Kia announces new KEE_wii concept with revolutionary wireless driving system

* Kia unveils electronic high-tech driving system
* Steering whe...

1 Apr 2008
LMLP640 SO will this car be as fun as the Nintendo wii?
2 Apr 2008
tien oh, i see an eight year old drives, crashs and dies. and sorry kia, there is no "start-all-over" function in REAL life.
3 Apr 2008
Evan It's GT5, Wii style in real life! How to feel road steering feedback, bumps and the whole works of a driving experience?
3 Apr 2008
This is an open discussion for the news SUV from the prancing horse

"First it was the Porsche Cayenne. Now it's the turn of the Ferrari.

Ferrari is planning to place a prancing horse on an SUV to...

8 Jan 2008
tien Is it really coming? Yes, no, yes, no, yes, no... nobody knows!
8 Jan 2008
LMLP640 I think most probably the board won't agree to this project
8 Jan 2008
nikolaiski the death of ferrari is here...muahahahaha..nah
9 Jan 2008
This is an open discussion for the news SUV for under S$50,000

"Fancy buying a mid-sized sports utility vehicle (SUV) for under S$50,000?

CHINESE carmaker Chery has just introduced Singapore's ch...

8 Jan 2008
tien Does it crash it a milo can as well?
8 Jan 2008
mojo the ride has been out for quite a few months , the first time I saw it; I thought why was a RAV4 parked infront of a Cherry showroom, then I passed it and through my rear view mirror thought that t...
9 Jan 2008
sumo It's all cosmetics. It neither rides like a RAV4 nor a CRV.
9 Jan 2008
mojo Quote:
"Formerly posted by sumo:
It's all cosmetics. It neither rides like a RAV4 nor a CRV. "

Thats one thing almost all will agree on
9 Jan 2008
psyiche Looking at the specs thrown in for $50,000, it looks better and has more gear than comparable brands. (proton, perodua, kia and hyundai). Those who had test-driven it should say how it rides like (...
10 Feb 2008
d_syahmi I'm driving one.. but the 2.0l version.. So far ok...
10 Feb 2008

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