Peter Lyon

In a career spanning over 30 years, Peter has written about automobiles, innovation, games, luxury lifestyles, travel and food. Based in Tokyo since 1988, he hosts a globally broadcast TV show on Japan’s NHK World network called ‘Samurai Wheels’ with ex-F1 racer Ukyo Katayama, and authored a book in 2014 in Japanese about car culture. Over the past 3 decades, Peter has written for publications including Car and Driver, Edmunds, Top Gear, Autocar, Auto Express, Evo, Quattroruote, The Sydney Morning Herald, Herald Sun, Motor Magazine, Forbes, The Japan Times, GQ Japan, Newsweek Japan, Forbes Japan, Yahoo Japan and Yanko Design. He has raced cars and created his own race teams since 2000, culminating in a class victory in the 2009 VLN 4-hour race at the Nurburgring as well as a 4th-in-class placing in the 2010 Nurburgring 24-hour race, and a 2nd place podium in the 2011 Mazda MX-5 Media 4-Hour race in Japan. Peter is a juror for the Japan Car of the Year and Best Cars of the Year panels.

Hot-Selling Proton X50 Gets Major Update

When the Proton X50 originally made its debut back in 2020, it soon became a fan favourite. Proton in fact …

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Is BYD’s Seal Premium A True Tesla Model 3 Rival In Malaysia?

The BYD Seal became an official offering when it was introduced to the Malaysian market in February of this year. …

Subaru Reveals End Of Locally Assembled Production In Malaysia

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Amazon Shows The Way With Electric Trucks

Amazon is showing the transport industry the value of electric trucks. The brand is deploying nearly 50 new heavy-duty electric …

Proton Invites Motoring Public To Name Its New EV Sub-Brand

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Limited Edition Volkswagen Golf GTI To Go On Sale In Malaysia

Only 50 of these beauties will be offered in Malaysia. A limited edition Volkswagen Golf GTI created specifically for the …

Tesla’s Brand Image Continues To Slide But Owners Stay Loyal

Tesla Motors is in the hot seat again. Its brand reputation continued to fall over the past year as Elon Musk’s …

New Peugeot Landtrek Launched In Malaysia Starting At RM123,000

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New Lexus LM Debuts In Malaysia From RM1.23M

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Mercedes EQE 350+ SUV Debuts In Malaysia With 596km Range

In addition to the Electric Art Line launched last week, one extra new EQE SUV version has just been added …

New Mercedes EQE 350+ Electric Art Debuts In Malaysia

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