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The Honest Workhorse – Isuzu D-Max 1.9L AT Premium

What is a workhorse? According to Cambridge dictionary, a workhorse is a machine that operates without failing for long periods, although it might not be very interesting or exciting. The Isuzu D-Max one of the vehicle that will be classified as a workhorse due to its dependability as a vehicle to carry out day to day task without failing. View Galleryh Recently, we were given the chance to try out the latest Isuzu D-Max 1.9L AT Premium, and since it was the 1st Pick-up truck that we’re reviewing which makes me excited about testing it out. Let’s find out,... Read More

Most Surprising SUV of 2019 – Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4

As an automotive enthusiast, I love cars that are fast and fun, so automatically, SUV was never in my radar to even think about purchasing. Since this year, we’re fortunate enough to get our hands on a few SUVs for review.  If you ask me what’s my favorite SUV of 2019? I would gladly put the Hyundai Santa Fe at the top of my list. Let’s find out why? View Gallery The Hyundai Santa Fe is a very handsome looking SUV that blends in rugged look with a modern twist. Hyundai did a bold move by splitting out the... Read More

The SUV that functions like a MPV – Mazda CX-9

If you need to ferry 7 occupants in comfort, you will tend to look at MPVs to fulfill your needs. What if you still want to carry 7 occupants but you didn’t want to be bound to the realm of MPV? The Mazda CX-9 have finally bridged the gap between MPV and SUV by being a SUV that can ferry 7 occupants on board. Mazda have recently allowed us to have a go in their flagship SUV, the Mazda CX-9, and let’s take a look and see if it manages to replace the need of having a MPV. View... Read More

The SUV that you have to try it to believe – Proton X70

Recently, I was asked by a friend, “what is the best value SUV on the market at the moment?” The Proton X70 come to mind instantly. The next question comes after that would be, “is it really worth it to get a Proton for RM123, 000?” My instant answer was a firm yes. Proton recently are kind enough to let us have a go in the premium spec Proton X70 to explore and understand the SUV that single handedly revived Proton. View Gallery On the outside, the Proton X70 is a handsome looking SUV. Plenty of masculine lines that... Read More

Hyundai N Brand Reveals All-New RM19 Racing Midship Sports Car Prototype

Hyundai Motor Company showcased the new RM19 Racing Midship Sports Car to global media at the 2019 AutoMobility LA. RM refers to “Racing Midship” body configuration that Hyundai uses it on the N prototype model. The key advantage of the platform is that the body configuration provides supercar-level handling balance and low-polar-moment-of-inertia agility for outstanding connection to the tarmac at all speeds and driving conditions. The RM (Racing Midship) started its development since 2012, and it was meant to connect new high-performance motorsports technologies with future N models. There are a few RM models have already underwent extensive road... Read More

Do You Need a Turbocharged Petrol CX-5? – Mazda CX-5 2.5 Turbo

Mazda CX-5 have been dominating the SUV market since their introduction back in 2012. The 1st gen CX-5 proved that a SUV not necessarily have to be a boring. Previously, the most powerful CX-5 you can buy is the 2.2 Diesel variant. In October 2019, Mazda Malaysia officially launch the most powerful variant of the CX-5, the 2.5 Turbo variant. Let’s ask the question, do we need a more powerful CX-5 variant? View Gallery Since the Mazda CX-5 has been a common sight on Malaysian roads, that muscular yet elegant look have continue to look fresh 2 years on... Read More

Best Selling Axia in the Range – The Perodua Axia G Xtra

Since 2014, Perodua have been selling the cheapest car in Malaysia, the Perodua Axia. Starting from just only RM 24,600, it’s the car that most family can afford regardless for new drivers or a second car at home. For RM 24,600, the car you’re looking at is the base spec Perodua Axia with a manual transmission. Most buyers would definitely avoid the base spec Axia, the spec that have decent creature comfort and the most appealing to most buyers is the Axia G Xtra spec. Let’s take a look what makes the Perodua Axia G Xtra so appealing to... Read More

The German SUV for the masses – The Volkswagen Tiguan

Sales of SUV have been on the rise in the past decade, and most of the manufacturer have a SUV in their sales line up. Majority of the test cars that we are getting this year are mostly SUVs, and one of the SUV that we get our hands on is one of the most affordable German SUV you can get in Malaysia, the Volkswagen Tiguan Highline. Let’s see how it stacks up among the sea of SUVs. View Gallery The Tiguan that is currently sold in Malaysia is the 2nd generation Tiguan. The 2nd generation have moved away... Read More

Most funky MPV on the market – Citroen Grand C4 Spacetourer

Funky is a word that can be linked to a brand like Citroen. As we all know, the French are famous with their fashion and design industry, cars are also one of the items that have influence by the French fashion sense. We’ve seen how extraordinarily the Citroen C3 Aircross looks, and now, we’re given the chance to check out the equally funky looking Citroen Grand C4 Spacetourer. View Gallery Walking up to the C4 Spacetourer, you’ll first notice the huge brushed chrome piece that run from the a-pillar to the d-pillar on both sides of the MPV. This... Read More

Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance Tyre Review

Tyres have always been the important part of a car because this is the only contact point between the car and the road, and this is also where the power from the engine is transferred on to the road. To put into perspective, each contact point on each tyre on the vehicle is only as big as the palm of your hand, or some are even smaller. These contact patches carry the heavy duty of handling the acceleration, braking and steering of the vehicle, while ensuring sufficient cushioning to reduce vibrations to be transmitted into the car. This is... Read More

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