TD Cars (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the Malaysian company which makes the classic TD 2000 sportscar, is aiming to sell around 120 units this year. The number will be for both domestic and export sales.
The company made this forecast during a signing ceremony for the appointment of a dealer on the East Coast, Aman Razak Saga Holdings. The dealership agreement was signed by TD Cars (Malaysia) Managing Director Edward Teo and Aman Razak Saga Holdings Chairman Datuk Othman Abdul Razak.
To date, TD Cars (Malaysia) has sold about a dozen cars in Malaysia. Besides the Malaysian market, TD Cars (Malaysia) is looking at many overseas markets including those in the ASEAN region, Australia, New Zealand, Hongkong and even Japan, Exports to Singapore will commence shortly.
The car, which costs between RM170,000 and RM183,000, is built at Automotive Conversion Engineering Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of EON which specialises in customising cars (it makes the Proton Limousines). The TD 2000 uses a 2.0-litre Toyota 4A-FE engine and has a bodywork made of fibreglass.