Toyota Corolla Altis 1.6 (A)

One of the most popular models on our roads has a new engine that is more powerful but more efficient as well. Raymond Lai lives with it for a couple of days.

31 Oct 2010
edlaz 40 Million boring people have already bought a Corolla. That's a big chunk of the market by anyone's standards. Making a car that appeals stylistically to a niche group of people (Eg. Passat CC buy...
2 Nov 2010
wong6119 I hope the people from Borneo Motors will consider bringing in the corolla altis with manual transmission. If not, manual transmission lovers will go for Hyundai Avante, Suzuki Swift, Kia Cerato an...
2 Nov 2010
edlaz @Anonymous [I would love to have a name I could call you by other than anon, no offense meant truthfully but I'd like a username I could address you by]

Well, I would love to have a Passat reba...
4 Nov 2010
WD45 It could be deliberate. You can't have lower priced cars to look too great otherwise no one will pay more for the next range up. The same happens to electronic goods even when costs become so much ...
9 Nov 2010
cherie the target market of the toyota altis has always been the family ah pek looking for a normal old fashioned, reliable sedan car. hence, a design that's not too different from the previous generation...
9 Nov 2010
Evan Cherie's got a point. Many (likely to be mature) folks buy cars because of familiarity and Toyotas have been known to be reliable over the past many decades. And also because there is a fear, warra...
10 Nov 2010
neutral At the end, it's marketing... you designed a normal looking car for your low end and stunning looking ones for your high end...

But... I still think a little improvement on the looks will captur...
10 Nov 2010
WD45 good point too... the cerato fortes sold alot more cars in its class just by having better design and of course being feature rich didn't hurt.
11 Nov 2010
c32b altis is a good fuel saver and my family altis is still looking good after quite a few years... i wouldnt stray from that winning formula
12 Nov 2010
WD45 Latio has a better tuned engine? or different BHP measurement standards?
16 Nov 2010
A lightened crank pulley is a common and relatively inexpensive modification that is commonly used to extract promised power of about 5-10. However, the risks that lie with doing such a mod when th...

19 Oct 2010
Evan Thanks for sharing the link. I think alot of people may think that changing that pulley automatically and magically gives "performance" without understanding the risks.
20 Oct 2010
c32b
no problem, always good to share info...
20 Oct 2010
I guess this will be some sort of semi-blog-forum post about being a driver in Singapore, and what I will be doing with regards to my ride.  This is not going to be an advertisement for anyone thou...

7 Oct 2010
wilswong No Claims Discount Insurance - Who Are We Kidding Really?

After reading through the NCD forum letters in the newspaper today, it has just confirmed something that I have been suspecting since the da...
7 Oct 2010
pass09 Hope one day the LTA can provide motor insurance too, and am sure u will see more and often TPs patroling on the highways to catch speeder and errant drivers, as tis will not only prevent unecessar...
16 Oct 2010
wilswong pass09, fact of the matter is that the police is outsourcing more and more of such things to commercial entities. We all question the wisdom of such a move too. Ultimately, as you said, give some...
17 Oct 2010
wilswong Went through all the action to get insurance premiums...come back China Taiping, asia direct is the cheapest.  Still I don't understand how come a red plate car can be so expensive (more than 1K), ...
17 Oct 2010
pass09 since we cant change much or nothing  at the moment,  the smartest way is to develop the skill to indentify DANGEROUS drives or traffic condition, so we can either be more cautious, anticipate the ...
19 Oct 2010
c32b
what i do realise is that the moment the police were excluded from the motor accident reporting framework, immediately workshop and insurance fraud + massively overinflated insurance premiums surfa...
20 Oct 2010
pass09 Quote:
"Formerly posted by c32b:
what i do realise is that the moment the police were excluded from the motor accident reporting framework, immediately workshop and insurance fraud + massively overi...
20 Oct 2010
Ever bought a set of 2nd hand aluminium alloy rims and decided you want them a different colour? One popular solution (besides painting) would be to powdercoat the rims to the finish you are lookin...

19 Oct 2010

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