Thursday, March 22, 2012

Grand Launch of Kawasaki GT World and Givi Centre

I was invited by Bro Framestone to attend this launch last Sunday with the details below.

Date: Sunday, 18 March 2012
Venue: 19, Jalan PJS7/17. Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. 

Getting there? - The place is highlighted as "A" below. ^^
The link is here.
Getting there was a struggle though... huhu...
-- head towards Sunway Piramid
-- head towards PJS 7, and search for PJS 7/17
The signboard is hidden behind some leaves. LOL
And the showroom is located in between clusters of factories that were two storeys high. Thankfully, the building is green so it was hard to miss!

And we're finally here! Phew~!
I have a friend from my office who owns one of those powerful motorcycles from Kawasaki, yet I never dreamed that I'll get a chance to witness the launching of a new showroom for Kawasaki's bikes, let alone one of it's latest power-bike! But before I proceed with the event, I just want to share Kawasaki's history first. Mind-blowing ~

I read from here that Kawasaki emerged out of the ashes of the second World War to become one of the big players from Japan. Their motorcycles have been in production since 1954 and their first motorcycle engine was designed based on technical know-how garnered from the development and production of aircraft engines. Thus, in the late ’60s and early ’70s, Kawasaki built quite a reputation for being the most powerful engines on two wheels, producing legendary sportbikes like the Ninja series and a line of championship-winning off-road bikes. And wow... that's some history spawning about 60 years! 

And now, these motorcycles are sold and serviced by SC Premium Bikes Sdn Bhd right here in Bandar Sunway, Malaysia. SC Premium Bikes is considered as a GENUINE one-stop bike center and also the first Dyno Tuning Centre in Malaysia to be incorporated into their Kawasaki GT World Premium Superbike Showroom and GIVI Center. It also houses a service center behind.

For this event, we had speeches from the lead players in this industry. One was from Mr Chua Chern Kwang as the founder of SC Premium Bikes.

Mr Chua Chern Kwang being passionate about this launch.
He's been to many countries, crossing many borders on his Kawasaki superbike and his adventures can be read on some media blogs online.

And after the speeches, they officiated the opening of the showroom behind them.

From left: Mr Jeffrey Lim (General Manager of Kawasaki Motors Malaysia),
Mr Chua, Ms Anna Lim Siew Yan (SC premium Bikes),
Mr Oh Hai Swee (Managing Director of Givi Asia Sdn Bhd) and
Joseph Perucca (Overseas Operation Manager Givi Asia Sdn Bhd)
Once officiated, we moved inside for the plaque signing ceremony. Pictured below is a plaque signed by Mr Jeffrey Lim who in return received an appreciation plaque from SC.

Finally open to public, people!
The event continued with the "handing over" ceremony of the latest W800 Special Edition Kawasaki series to Mr Terry Tan.

Lucky owner of W800! 
The W800 superbike has a traditional look of olden day superbikes but travels at lightning speed. Boy... I wonder when will I ever get to drive one of those bikes!! *dreams on.

There were ongoing activities after that such as a lucky draw giving away 18 prizes (which I was unfortunate, hehe), a delicious lunch and the selling of a superbike with a great discount from the original price.

RM32,888!!! Price valid on that day only!
Well, with only a thin wallet and also an equally "slim" bank account, I only dared to venture into the showroom located upstairs. And look at what I found!

Hello darling! Getting stiff there eh? Hehe.
There were many merchandise on sell there and many for practical reasons such as the slick looking gloves below by Givi.

It's reasonably priced at RM194.00 a pair. =)
Guess if I ever do own a superbike (like maybe never, LOL. No harm dreaming, right?) this place is certainly the PERFECT place to buy all the needed stuff as a biker. hehe. I'll sure pass this recommendation to my fellow Kawasaki bikers.

As the event spiraled to an end, we bloggers took a memorable picture with Mr Jeffrey Lim, the GM of Kawasaki Motors Malaysia.

Thumbs up to SC Premium Bikes Sdn Bhd! Support them! Support us!
At least since I couldn't afford a Kawasaki motorbike... having a picture with the General Manager of Kawasaki Motors is still rewarding enough. Tell me, does any owner of a Kawasaki Motor ever had this golden opportunity? =p

I'll forever drool. Not for the girl, but the bike okeh?? 
Overall, I'd like to thanks Bro framestone for this opportunity and all the people who made this event successful. Cheers!

"You Ride. We Care." SC Premium Bikes Sdn Bhd.


akubiomed said... [Reply]

Saya bergantung kepada GPS untuk sampai ke sini tempoh hari. :-)

Jard The Great said... [Reply]

@akubiomed... hehehehe.. aku akda GPS. sponsorkan aku satu!

madammondoq said... [Reply]

wah.. projek 100 blogger dah berjalan.. congrates to all!!

Jard The Great said... [Reply]

@madam.. ehh.. ini bukan projek 100 bloggers. hehehe. ini sekadar event je yg dijemput bro

Anonymous said... [Reply]

mejah pun ade jugak

Unknown said... [Reply]

Nak moto satu... Hehehe :-)

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Tahniah.. pemenang utama tu... ;)

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tahniah ....

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Unknown said... [Reply]

tahniah bro.. pemenang hadiah utama.. hebatt!!
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