Eat, Play & Drive with Nissan Almera (Part 1)

December 28
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What is the main hobby of Malaysians? Singing, dancing or reading? No, I believe it should be… EATING!!! And that is all because Malaysia has all the best food! Don’t you agree? My friend in Finland just complained that she misses Malaysia already because we have a wide variety of choice over here! There’s Malaysia, Italian, French, German, Korean, Japanese food and so much more! So off we went on one fine Saturday to one of Malaysia’s food haven, Malacca!
Wee~~ We're in the same car! Samuel, April and I <3
Wee~~ We’re in the same car!
Samuel, April and I <3
An entourage of press & bloggers were to drive the newly launched car, Nissan ALMERA to Malacca. The excursion dubbed ‘Eat, Play & Drive with Nissan’ was flagged off by Alex Tan, Senior General Manager of Wilayah & Southern Region, ETCM at their Southgate, Cheras showroom. There were a total of 5 Nissan ALMERA and 5 other Nissan cars that lead the way and take care of us :p
All communications are via walkie talkie! It's kinda fun!!
All communications are via walkie talkie! It’s kinda fun!!
On the way to our first stop: Aunty Koh Cendol, we stopped at R&R Seremban for a break and photo session.
Sophisticated Nissan Almera
Sophisticated Nissan Almera
A group of us at R&R Seremban! So sunny!
A group of us at R&R Seremban! So sunny!
Yours truly, pretty Kelly and cutie Eunice!
Yours truly, pretty Kelly and cutie Eunice!
April and I!
April and I!
While everyone was busy taking photos, something unbelievable happened! We found a girl (Hui Ping) inside the trunk!! Nissan Almera’s “Surprisingly More” tagline is really true!
Hahaha just kidding… she actually went in there to see how spacious the trunk is. I was kinda surprised by the size too. I think can it can actually fill in 6 Hui Pings inside XD
Hi Hui Ping! How was your stay in there?
Hi Hui Ping! How was your stay in there?
And finally… it’s my turn to drive!!! Teehee!! The guys were all scared to death because they don’t trust female drivers’ skill pffftttt!!!
Love the key-less remote!
Love the keyless remote!
Another nice feature of the Nissan ALMERA is its locking system. Unlike some other keyless entry systems which still require you to press a button on the remote control, the ALMERA’s intelligent key does not require you to touch the controller.
When in close proximity to the car, pressing a small button on the front door handle locks and unlocks the door conveniently allowing us to travel safely while heading to various destinations during this food excursion.
Nyahaha! *excited*
Nyahaha! *excited*

The spaciousness of this popular B-segment sedan is undeniable. Both the front and back seats are roomy enough to be comfortable for a long legged person like me. As I always travel outstation by car, level of comfort is the top priority for me. At a starting price of RM 66,800, it is totally value for money!

No key needed! Just press the Start/Stop Engine button!
No key needed! Just press the Start/Stop Engine button!
A candid shot of Sam shooting the cars behind
A candid shot of Sam shooting the cars behind
4 out of 5 Nissan ALMERA in the convoy all lined up at D-Paradise, Pantai Klebang
4 out of 5 Nissan ALMERA in the convoy all lined up at D-Paradise, Pantai Klebang
After our food tour ended, the sky has gone dark already. I totally love the blue and orange color combination on the dashboard. It’s so cool!!
Nissan ALMERA continues to enjoy overwhelming response since its official launch a few months ago in Malaysia. Globally, it is Nissan’s best-selling sedan in its class. Customers are raving about the surprisingly more upscale technology features and spaciousness that are usually found in more premium vehicles. Nissan ALMERA stands out with its competitive price which supports Tan Chong’s commitment to provide affordable car ownerships to more Malaysians. 
The on-the-road price (inclusive of insurance, road tax, registration fee and ownership claim fee) for Peninsular Malaysia will be as follows:
Grade
Variant
Price (RM)
E
1.5 A/T
66,800.00
1.5 M/T
69,800.00
V
1.5 A/T
76,800.00
VL
1.5 A/T
79,800.00

The all new Nissan ALMERA comes with a 3-year or 100,000 km warranty (whichever comes first).

For more information, please contact their Customer Service Hotline at Toll FREE line: 1800-88-8368 or visit www.nissan.com.my. Test drives can be arranged at your nearest Nissan showroom.

Last but not least, a very big thank you to Hui Ping for the invite and Nissan for organizing this fun trip! Stay tuned for my write-ups on the food we enjoyed!

Here’s a list of places we went that day:

  1. Aunty Koh Cendol
  2. Restoran Kota Laksamana
  3. Nadeje Cake House
  4. Klebang Coconut Shake
  5. D-Paradise @ Pantai Klebang
  6. Ria Seaview Village, Seremban

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09592884550810521137 foongpc

    The car looks good! Cool dashboard! Oh no need key to start the car? That's nice. Must have been a fun outing! : )

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Yeah no need key to start and stop the car!
      Feels so cool! XD

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13917215264145192577 with love

    i first noticed only the baby tee.so nice…
    and u guys r so lucky can drive test woh….the car also look so great stunning and sporty…

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Yup! It's IMPUL tuned so it looks more sporty!

  • http://suituapui.wordpress.com/ suituapui

    Oh? You were there too! I think my good buddy, Huai Bin, was around as well.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Yes, Huai Bin was there with us!
      Had so much fun! 😀

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06401523207811915718 The Yum List

    I missed this one! Looks like you had a great time :-)

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Aww you should have come! It was so much fun!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05188662053861548413 Isabel

    looks like fun!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Yeah! Stay tuned for the food part ya 😉

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14272278236081983817 MichLeong

    When I saw the pictures on Facebook the other day, I meant to ask you this: HOW Do YOU GET TO GO? I WANNA GO TOO! haha! But really, it looks fun! Nice car too, as I heard.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Hahaha got invites from PR :p

      Yeah had so much fun eating and driving Nissan Almera!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14272278236081983817 MichLeong

      So fun one. Wo ye yao!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05650045372566415386 Huai Bin

    Yup, I had heaps of fun too! :)

    I drove the IMPUL tuned Almera, nice ride and it's really quite affordable considering all the specs. I had a blast on this trip, eating and all.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Agreed! IMPUL looks more sporty, suitable for young ppl like us LOL!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06150158479566092556 Simple Person

    Almera is a nice car…
    so how many Kgs you gain? lol

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Hahaha I don't dare to weigh yet :p

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09731303160716837082 missyblurkit

    Fun and full of noms trip:D

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Definitely! Too bad you missed it :(

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01902181174882195880 Kelvin ‘finalkt3’ Tan

    No my pic geh? LOL

    KtheBlogger.com

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      LOL that's cos you're busy shooting us!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06959187540409322635 Merryn

    I've always wanted to try the coconut shake but never got the chance eventhough I'm from Malacca >_<

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Aiyoyo!! Go drink la when you're on the way back hometown! XD

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14077277168519458783 ChrisAu

    Woah…..you had a great time with the car. Looks good and the price seems reasonable. I bought my waja for around that price range years ago

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Yah I thought so too! Really can fight with Waja!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12668821151378124317 Hilda Milda™

    A car with spacious boot space is definitely a plus point! 😀 Good for a road trip! And so cool lah that it doesnt need a key to start the car. Seems reasonable for the price too weeeeee

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      YAY! I know right! Damn cool!
      And what I love most is keyless unlocking hahaha can show off :p

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05322273068674219067 Yuh Jiun

    Omg so niceee! The start/stop button like cars in korea wooh 😀 love the remote too!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08580401745734409754 Charmaine Pua

      Yeah technology has advanced!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15715291906624382891 de engineur

    The price is a nice thing to start with. But in East Malaysia all the variants starts RM3,000 more expensive than what you guys pay for in West Msia.
    Someone must've got the formula wrong, why charge rm3k for transportation? Are they trying to profit from this?

  • http://www.kenhuntfood.com Ken

    why penang doesn't have such interesting events for us (poor) bloggers T.T