Main auto occasions of April 2022: 2022 Lexus NX, Mazda MX-30, BMW i7 launch confirmed, and extra

The month of April 2022 was fairly a busy one. A number of gross sales experiences had been launched, vehicles had been confirmed for native launch, and much more bikes had been launched within the Malaysian market. In case you missed any on the main auto even over the course of the final 30 days, right here’s a fast recap.

Prime native auto information for the month –

Volvo 60 and 90 fashions get a brand new powertrain: Volvo Vehicles Malaysia has introduced a brand new Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain for the 2023 mannequin 12 months S60, S90, V60, XC60, and XC 90 fashions. With the brand new powertrain, the fashions are claimed to supply elevated efficiency, decrease CO2 emission, higher driving vary, and enhanced drivability.

Volvo Recharge plug-in hybrid powertrains

Mitsubishi Xpander is the best-selling non-national MPV: Mitsubishi Malaysia revealed its gross sales report for FY2021, and the Xpander MPV with 9,065 items offered regionally contributed 47.2 % to the model’s general gross sales. Thus retaining its title for best-selling non-national MPV.

Mitsubishi Xpander sales

2022 Lexus NX bookings open: Lexus Malaysia has announced the arrival of the second-gen NX SUV and the automobile is now open for reserving. Will probably be supplied in two variant choices – NX 250 Luxurious (for RM 370,888) and NX 350 F Sport (for RM 389,888).

2022 Lexus NX coming to Malaysia

Mazda MX-30 launch confirmed: Mazda Malaysia previewed the MX-30 within the native market and confirmed its launch in This autumn 2022. Will probably be powered by a front-mounted e-motor making 145 PS and 271 Nm of torque.

Mazda MX-30

2022 Volvo XC40 EV first batch delivered: VCM has delivered the primary batch of 65 XC40 Recharge Pure Electrical P8. Priced at RM 262,460, the EV is powered by a 408 PS/660 Nm twin e-motor.

Volvo XC40 Recharge EV launched in Malaysia

BMW i7 confirmed for Malaysia: BMW i7 is now on the BMW Malaysia web site with particulars information and registration of curiosity tab! The EV claims to supply a spread of as much as 615 km, a peak energy output of 600 PS, and a 0-100 kmph run time of 4 seconds.

BMW i7 xDrive60

New addition to the Vios Problem: UMW Toyota introduced the addition of two extra racing sequence to the Vios Problem. Referred to as the Vios Dash Cup and Vios Enduro Cup, they are going to add one other 5 races bringing a complete to 11 races this 12 months.

Vios challenge race addition

up to date: For the 2022 mannequin 12 months, the Mazda MX-5 RF receives the automaker’s Kinematic Posture Management (KPC). The system suppresses the physique roll and makes the steering response extra linear.

2022 Mazda MX-5

GearUp catalogue for 2022 Myvi: Referred to as the Ace, the 2022 Myvi GeaUp bodykit contains entrance & rear bumper extensions, facet skirts, Ace seat cowl, LED illuminated scuff plates, pink ground lighting, dashcam, door visors, chrome window garnish, chrome facet mirror, magnetic shades, baggage tray, and extra

Perodua Myvi Gear Up

New Honda Metropolis Hatch variant: Honda Malaysia has added a brand new Metropolis Hatchback V-sensing variant slotted between the Metropolis V and range-topping RS. Priced at RM 91,708, it options superior driver help programs beforehand restricted to the RS mannequin solely.

City Hatchback V-sensing

2022 BMW i4 EV bookings open: The 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40 M Sport is accessible in Malaysia for reserving. Priced at RM 389,800, it’s powered by a 250kW synchronous e-motor making 340 hp and 430 Nm of torque.

2022 BMW i4 EV

Lotus Emira V6 First Version: Lotus Automotive Malaysia formally introduced the Emira V6 for our shores. Priced at RM 1,131,000, the automobile is powered by 400hp/430Nm 3.5-litre supercharged engine.

Lotus Emira V6 First Edition

A number of bike launches: Many vital bikes had been launched in April 2022 in Malaysia. Included within the record are 2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 Rally Explorer, 2022 Moto Morini X-Cape 650 & 650X, 2022 Honda RS-X Repsol Version, 2022 Yamaha 135LC Fi V8, 2022 Harley-Davidson Street Glide ST & Road Glide ST, 2022 KTM Duke 250, 2022 and Yamaha Y16ZR World GP sixtieth Anniversary.

Moto Morini X-Cape 650

Prime worldwide auto information for the month –

Ferrari 296 GTS revealed: Ferrari took wraps off its mid-rear-engined two-seater 296 GTS. Powering the spider is identical F163 engine seen on the GTB, pumping out the identical 654 PS of energy. The e-motor makes 167 PS, bringing the overall output to 818 hp at 8,000 rpm and 740 Nm at 6,250 rpm.

Ferrari 296 GTS

20,000th Huracan offered: Lamborghini Huracan reached the 20,000 unit milestone. The involved mannequin was the automobile’s STO variant in Grigio Acheso tone and is being offered to a businessman in Monaco.

20,000th Lamborghini Huracan

Hyundai Ioniq 5 up to date: IONIQ 5 will get extra energy! The EV’s bigger battery has hiked its capability from 72.6kWh to 77.4kWh, rising the automobile’s vary to 507 km (WLTP-certified). As well as, the AWD variant advantages from an influence hike, producing 321 hp.

Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV debut: Mercedes has revealed the third mannequin primarily based on the EVA platform, the EQS SUV. The EV is on the market with three absolutely electrical mills, and sooner or later, it is going to be joined by a Maybach model.

Euro-spec IONIQ 5 updates

Mercedes Imaginative and prescient EQXX on a public highway: The all-electric one-off Mercedes Imaginative and prescient EQXX idea took onto the general public highway for the primary time in its dwelling in Sindelfingen. It may take a complete journey of 1,008 km on a single cost.

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX

Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica revealed: Slotted between the common RWD and STO, the brand new Tecnica is powered by a 5.2-litre V10 producing most energy of 631 bhp together with a peak torque of 564 Nm.

Lamborghini Huracan Tecnica

Toyota bZ4X EV revealed: Toyota showcased its new EV, the bZ4X SUV, in Thailand in a near-production model. Constructed on the e-TNGA platform, it’s supplied in two variations – front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive.

Toyota bZ4X

That is all for this month. Keep tuned with us for all the newest automotive information and extra.