2019 Elantra 2.0l is a desirable compact model from Hyundai

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors, Hyundai Malaysia today has introduced the New Elantra, available in one variant only. Previously, the Elantra is offered in two variants but the company has decided to cut the 1.6l variant in favor of just a 2.0l unit. The new Hyundai Elantra has a starting price of RM109,888.00 (minus insurance). With input from its sibling’s Chief Designer, the new Hyundai Elantra  has been given an extended overall length, 70mm increase to 4620mm. Wheelbase Is maintained. Fresh exterior highlights include front grille, triangular headlights, rear lights and rear fog lights. From the rear, there’s a two-tone bumper... Read More

Ferrari F8 Tributo arrives in Malaysia for 10th Anniversary celebrations

Ferrari F8 Tributo has arrived on Malaysian shores, following its presentation at the Geneva Motor Show, early last month. Its arrival heralded the tenth anniversary of the Prancing Horse marque in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. To mark the tenth anniversary occasion of Ferrari in the Far East region, Ferrari is inviting its Malaysian, Singaporean and Thai dealerships to gather at the St Regis Kuala Lumpur and Sepang International Circuit to celebrate a decade of the Prancing Horse. A Ferrari track event has been planned for the weekend at the country’s former F1 circuit for owners and invited reps from... Read More

New Toyota Yaris: Life needs a Y

Toyota Malaysia (UMW Toyota Motor) has finally introduced the New Yaris, with a rather impactful tagline: Life needs a Y.  With the unveiling of the New Toyota Yaris, the model which is locally-assembled has gained a resurgence of sort in the sub-compact segment and the country. The model is build at Toyota’s new plant in Bukit Raja, Klang and targeted  at the Gen-Y and Millennial car buyers. At a starting price of just RM70,888, the 2019 Toyota Yaris could be a good choice over the local makes. View Gallery New Toyota Yaris: Why Life needs a Y With a... Read More

Kia Stinger GTS Limited Edition

Kia is showcasing the Stinger GTS Special Edition for its all-important American market. The New York Auto Show is the place that the Korean marque showcases the Kia Stinger GTS, limited to just 800 units. The Kia Stinger GTS Special punches up its on-road prowess with a newly developed dynamic all-wheel drive system2 (D-AWD) that inspires more spirited driving. 2020 Stinger GTS2020 Stinger GTS What the Buzz with the New All-wheel Drive system In efforts to close the gap to German rivals, the Kia Stinger GTS is gifted a new all-wheel-drive system with rear-wheel drive DNA. Dubbed D-AWD, the... Read More

Ford Ranger continues surge in sales in the first quarter

As the main product in Ford Malaysia’s line-up,, the Ranger pick-up continues to spike in the sales charts in the first quarter of the year. Ford Malaysia (Sime Darby Auto Connexion) reported that the Ranger gets 20.1 percent surge in the pick-up segment, reflecting 4.8 percent up from the same period last year. With the addition of the Ford Ranger Raptor, the Ranger line-up now consists of four variants including the XL, XLT and Wildtrak. In all, there are nine Ranger variants to suit a diverse portfolio. The Ranger Raptor is offerd in a 2.0l engine, 4X4 high rider... Read More

Mazda6; The Evolved KODO – Soul of Motion

We recently acquired the immaculate Mazda6, complete with 2018 updates, for a test drive from Mazda Malaysia (Bermaz Motor). As this year is the year of the all-new Mazda3, we couldn’t ignore the premier model of the D-segment. If you think the KODO – Soul of Motion theme is spent, think again… The current Mazda6’s KODO design language is as relevant as the present times, and possibly even more relevant in today’s D-segment or flagship sedan standards. Our partners at RouteHunters.co again spent a productive weekend with the calm and collective Mazda6 at an exotic locale.  They’ve come up... Read More

New Nissan GT-R NISMO World Premiere

The Nissan GT-R in NISMO guise has had another upgrade for 2020. Displayed at the New York Auto Show, the 2020 GT-R NISMO along with the 50th Anniversary Edition share the limelight to observe…you guessed it, 50 years of the GT-R heritage. As with the GT-R R32, R33 and the amazing R34, the R35 is designed for a pro and built for everyone. In other words, the iconic car is suitable for drivers of all skill levels. In a quest to make the GT-R lighter than previous editions, carbon fiber is the main fixture from the front bumper to... Read More

Kia K3 and K3 Plug-in Hybrid debut in China

In a move to appease the Chinese market, like everybody else, Kia has introduced th new Kia K3 and K3 Plug-in Hybrid at Auto Shanghai 2019. Kia also has plans to announce several line-ups only for China. The K3 and K3 Plug-in Hybrid are joined in Shanghai by DYK’s new China Touring Car Championship (CTCC) competitor, the K3 CTCC. Known as the Cerato this part of the world, the K3 is exclusive to the Chinese. At a glance, it doesn’t differ much from the current Cerato K3; the newest K3 has sculpted surfaces and sharp, precise lines, and ‘heartbeat’... Read More

Lotus Evora 430 GT4 Concept makes return to racing in China

Lotus 130 Electric Hypercar set for world debut Lotus Evora GT4 Concept, developed in the Lotus Cars UK, is set to make its racing debut in China in 2020. Proving its racing credentials, the last generation of Evora GT4 won races at the most famous tracks around the world, including British GT, Dubai 24hrs, Barcelona 24hrs, European GT4, Sepang 12hrs the Pirelli World Championship and most recently crowned vice-champion in the Swedish GT Series with Cyan Racing in 2018. In looks, the Evora GT4 Concept spots a slick shod center lock wheels, rear wing, aggressive stance and race ready... Read More

Volkswagen ID. ROOMZZ SUV world debut at Auto Shanghai

At the Shanghai Motor Show 18 – 26 April, Volkswagen has introduced the ID. ROOMZZ Concept; a multivariable all-rounder. zero-emission SUV . The VW ID. ROOMZZ is tailored to both family and business requirements. The VW ID ROOMZZ is destined for the Chinese market from 2021. Its bodywork design follows the clear, homogeneous lines of the rest of the ID. family.  The ID. ROOMZZ combines future IQ.DRIVE systems, on request it can glide fully automatically (Level 4) through the traffic in ID. Pilot mode. The vehicle occupants are provided with information via interactive light zones. Various seating configurations can... Read More

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