Tag: SUV

Dakar champ drives Pajero Sport VGT at the limit

Dakar champ drives Pajero Sport VGT at the limit

In conjunction with a media event in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah this weekend, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) flew in 2-time Dakar Rally winner Hiroshi Masuoka to show off the handling of the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport VGT. While the Mitsubishi SUV is highly capable off-road, the Japanese driver showed that it […]

New Toyota Fortuner 2.7V/2.5G

New Toyota Fortuner 2.7V/2.5G

TRD Sportivo version of the latest Fortuner In 2005, Toyota initiated a global new manufacturing strategy that saw the introduction of a new series of models called the ‘Innovative international Multi-purpose Vehicles’ (IMV). The project was a massive undertaking as it would move virtually all activities for the models outside […]

Mitsubishi ASX Special Edition

Mitsubishi ASX Special Edition

It’s the season of special editions, it seems, as Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has also announced a special edition for the ASX which arrives in showrooms today. Only 50 units of the ASX Special Edition will be available.   The ASX Special Edition, which comes on the first anniversary of the […]

The plastic Ford Explorer

The plastic Ford Explorer

The latest Ford Explorer is made mostly of metal with glass, rubber and some plastic parts. But there is now a unique Explorer which is made almost entirely of plastic – 382,858 plastic LEGO bricks. Unveiled in America recently, the bright red full-sized LEGOLAND Florida edition Explorer marks the beginning of […]

Peugeot 4008

Peugeot 4008

4008 above and Mitsubishi ASX below Here are the first official pictures of the Peugeot 4008, a compact SUV model which has been adapted from the Mitsubishi ASX. The 4008, to go on sale in selected markets from the second quarter of 2012, is said to be ‘a modern response […]

Additional Premium version for Inokom Santa Fe

Additional Premium version for Inokom Santa Fe

The Inokom Santa Fe (a model licensed by Hyundai Motor Company) is now available with a Premium version, available with both 2.2-litre diesel and 2.4-litre petrol engines and 4WD. The additional version comes with a subtly enhanced exterior and interior such as a redesigned front grille, black glossy fog lamp […]

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport VGT

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport VGT

Since its introduction in 2009, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been a major contributor to Mitsubishi sales in Malaysia and is the second best-selling model after the Triton. While many people may see the Pajero Sport (no relation to the big Pajero) as being a SUV version of the Triton […]

Chevrolet Captiva 2.4L AWD

Chevrolet Captiva 2.4L AWD

When General Motors (the old entity) bought over Daewoo in 2001, they acquired all the existing models as well as the Optra which was already under development. So in the initial period of owning GM Daewoo Auto & Technology (GM DAT), the models offered were not originally of GM’s design […]

USED CAR: Nissan Murano (1st Gen)

USED CAR: Nissan Murano (1st Gen)

By Hafriz Shah Deputy Editor  While the dramatic-looking Infiniti FX will soon render all other SUVs old-fashioned when it’s launched here, let’s first take a look back at Nissan’s previous head-turner – the original Murano.   When it was first introduced, the svelte yet commanding look of the Murano stood […]

QuickView: Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi

QuickView: Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 CRDi

By Hafriz Shah Deputy Editor Price: RM165,362.10 Technical highlights: 4 cyls, 2199cc, turbodiesel, 195bhp, 442Nm, 0-100km/h 10.2sec, 190km/h What’s new? The facelifted Sante Fe gets revised bumpers and light clusters front and rear, plus a new grille, fog lights and twin exhaust pipes. Much more important, however, is the new all-aluminium […]