What's the next car you'll buy?

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For me, the next cars I'll buy would probably be:

1.Daily driver will be a super advanced Level 4 autonomous car (looking at you Volvo). So I don't have to "drive" the thing. Probably a wagon, or an SUV.

In the meantime, stuff like autonomous braking, adaptive cruise control...is just part and parcel of the real autonomous car. Still can't sleep on the wheel. So don't see a point in buying "part" automatic car.

2.Weekend car will be a bare basics car, down to the bone. I really like the Lotus. Else Porsche is the benchmark but I can't afford the maintenance on owning one. Lotus is just a Toyota in English bodywork and chassis, so just normal maintenance like a Toyota Corolla.

Volvo says 2021 for the Level 4 car, so that's 3 years away. Since Malaysia market sure slow, maybe 2023. So while waiting maybe I'll get the weekend car first.
 

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Plug in Hybrids are definitely the way to go.

I have tried some of the autonomous features that come with cars like the new Volvos, BMW 7s and even the Ioniq. I have to say it's more than just cool, especially in heavy traffic, allowing more freedom for driver's to complete a few mobile phone chores. The thing is, they never really work 100% due to the terrain we have i suppose, road markings and such.

I hope when the Level 4 ones arrive, it'll overcome even bad road markers.

As for your weekend car, you can consider the MK1 Elise which would be the cheapest to afford but wont come with the Toyota engine though.
 

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What do you think about full EV? Assuming it has 400km range, 30 minutes charging to 200km range.
Yes, I would like that. Having experienced the PHEV's full ev mode, I think full ev cars would be pretty awesome to drive on the daily.
But I have to admit that when I drive hybrid cars these days, I am inclined to hypermile instead of wringing it for speed.

I'm still skeptical how a full EV car would feel like when driven spiritedly
 

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I wait for the day Tesla is homologated for M'sian shores. I would love to daily a Tesla. A model S or X would be good daily.

Then for weekend I'd have my BMW 1JZ manual. Kill them trees!
 

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I wait for the day Tesla is homologated for M'sian shores. I would love to daily a Tesla. A model S or X would be good daily.

Then for weekend I'd have my BMW 1JZ manual. Kill them trees!
The only thing your #bmw1jzparkjng is killing is your wallet. And killing your soul, softly, with its whispers that it’ll one day be on the road.

Oh another legend worth considering for the weekend is the baby R8 with the V8. Yum.
 

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The only thing your #bmw1jzparkjng is killing is your wallet. And killing your soul, softly, with its whispers that it’ll one day be on the road.

Oh another legend worth considering for the weekend is the baby R8 with the V8. Yum.
R8 is kinda out of my reach. But yeah, nice car.

The bmw1hzparking is nearly there. Estimate another month of custom work and I'll be driving it.
 

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I think I will go for Hyundai Ioniq or city hybrid if I have enough $$$.
I like the boot space and the ride quality for the Ioniq. City Hybrid is also quite nice but a little bit sporty then Ioniq.
 

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Working / Normal day drive a hybrid cars like Camry
Get a Myvi with K3vet travel here and there like my old days for weekend..
Still miss the old days, go Penang just to eat Char Koey Tiaw, Ipoh eat Chicken Rice, Cameron buy vegetable, Melaka eat satay culup..:driver::thrasher:
 

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Working / Normal day drive a hybrid cars like Camry
Get a Myvi with K3vet travel here and there like my old days for weekend..
Still miss the old days, go Penang just to eat Char Koey Tiaw, Ipoh eat Chicken Rice, Cameron buy vegetable, Melaka eat satay culup..:driver::thrasher:
Honestly after you have the Camry hybrid you won’t want to drive the myvi k3vet

Serious. Cause the Camry is smooth like butter with power.
 

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Where you wanna go with real 4x4? How about a Hilux. Lol
I always wondered where a trail road will led me to.

Last time i'm anti pickup but now i learn to embrace them but still prefer full body 4x4.most 4x4 comes with 3rd row seat,very useful for Hari Raya or going kenduri at kampung area where parking is a big issue.pickup can carry more but open air lah.
 

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I always wondered where a trail road will led me to.

Last time i'm anti pickup but now i learn to embrace them but still prefer full body 4x4.most 4x4 comes with 3rd row seat,very useful for Hari Raya or going kenduri at kampung area where parking is a big issue.pickup can carry more but open air lah.
Truth is, no SUV with 3rd row will ever come close to a proper MPV with 3rd row. Benchmark in Malaysia is Kia Grand Carnival. With the same 2.2D engine as the Sorento, I see no reason to pick the SUV.

And why you wanna bring the whole family off reading hahaha
 
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Truth is, no SUV with 3rd row will ever come close to a proper MPV with 3rd row. Benchmark in Malaysia is Kia Grand Carnival. With the same 2.2D engine as the Sorento, I see no reason to pick the SUV.

And why you wanna bring the whole family off reading hahaha
Yah! I will pick a MPV for that too.....
 

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For me:

1.) Weekend car: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 5 (Love the big ass fog lights) with black paint. Remembering Ekin Cheung's ride in Legend of Speed 2, the Hong Kong street racing movie. Stock outlook is dope enough, black means business. Must be manual !

2.) Daily Drive: My existing Lancer, fuel efficient and good enough potential to be tuned without sacrificing livability. I even fetched few of my bosses in this ride and none of them can tell i modified the suspension (Hi-Low Soft Hard), in fact, they said its quite comfy, guess they haven't sat in the back.