UR BA N M I L E S Come rain or shine, ex­pe­ri­ence luxe drives with th­ese new rides. By Sharmita Sum­mugam.

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Sleek and ul­tra mod­ern at ev­ery curve, the Lexus NX is avail­able in the in-house 2-litre turbo en­gine and a 2.5-litre hy­brid en­gine. Its im­pec­ca­ble de­sign was in­spired by the idea of a car made from a soli­tary piece of metal. The Lexus NX team utilised the die of a spin­dle grille as a base, and molten steel was poured over to see how it would take shape nat­u­rally. The re­sult­ing an­gu­lar build has come to de­fine this lux­u­ri­ous com­pact SUV. For the NX 200t F Sport vari­ant, an ex­clu­sive mesh de­sign for the grille was specif­i­cally cre­ated. In ad­di­tion to that, the F Sport in­cludes a bold bumper with a metal­lic fin­ish, black outer mir­ror hous­ings, and a black-tinted panoramic glass roof. It comess in seve seven gleam­ing colours, and the F Sport is avail­able in five hues with Ex­ceed Blue Metal­lic as an ex­clu­sive op­tion. As a Lexus first, cor­ner­ing lamps in the front fog lights will il­lu­mi­nate a wide area when turn­ing, giv­ing the driver bet­ter night-time visibility.lity. Priced at RM369,000 on-the-road with­out in­sur­ance. www.lexus.com.my


Finely crafted for the eco-con­scious, the e new Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTec Hy­brid is the most fuel-ef­fi­cient drive out­fit­ted with a four­cylin­der diesel en­gine. “The E 300 BlueTECTEC Hy­brid rep­re­sents the con­tin­u­a­tion of ou­rur hy­brid of­fen­sive strat­egy. This marks thee re­turn of Mercedes-Benz’s diesel en­gi­ness in Malaysia,” said Roland S. Fol­ger, pres­i­dent and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. Ex­tra func­tions in­clude the ECO Start/Stop, Ma­noeu­vring (util­is­ing elec­tric power when park­ing and ma­noeu­vring), Boost Func­tion, and Ki­netic En­ergy Re­cu­per­a­tion. The in­te­rior or has been re­vamped, with the ad­di­tion of the AMG Sport steer­ing wheel, pad­dle shifters, stain­less steel sports ped­als, and wo­ven AMG floor mats. Priceded at RM348,888 on-the-road with­out in­sur­ance. www.mercedes-benz.com.my

Lexus NX 200t F Sport

Diane von Fursten­berg Spring/ Sum­mer ’15 Scarf, Emilio Pucci Bag, Dior

Sun­glasses, Fendi

Mercedes- Benz E 300

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