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Used Hot Hatch vs New Toyota Vios: Is it worth buying a pre-loved hatch for under RM70,000? Part 1

Intro RM70,000 would get you capable cars like the new Proton Persona, a top spec Perodua Myvi, or even an entry level Toyota Vios. But did you know you can now get a 200bhp hot hatch for about the same price?The Volkswagen Polo GTi, Peugeot 208 GTi and the Ford Fiesta ST may cost between …

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Buyers guide: Is it worth buying a pre-loved Porsche 911 for BMW 3-series money?

A Porsche 911 is that dream sports car every self proclaimed petrolhead would’ve fantasized at least once in their lifetime. Be it the ‘Widowmaker’ GT2 or the cross-continent missile Turbo or even the entry level Carrera convertible, there’s a 911 for everyone. But is it worth getting a pre-loved 911 in Malaysia? What car? 911’s …

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Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUV Plus – 10 things you need to know about the Enhanced Versions of these SUV’s + walkaround video

First thing to be clear of is that this is NOT a face lifted car rather an enhanced version of the existing Peugeot line up. We at Route Hunters managed to sneak a peek at the soon-to-be-launched Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUV Plus cars in both Active and Allure form and here are 10 things …

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2019 BMW X5: The iconic SUV is now an SAV, here’s how they did it.

The all new BMW X5 is finally here and it is totally different when compared to its predecessor. BMW has taken away the term SUV while declaring it to be an “SAV” which means sports activity vehicle. So here’s what makes the new X5 different. Exterior Design  When compared to its predecessor, the new X5 …

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2019 BMW 740Le xDrive: A Limousine that embodies all 7 deadly sins

BMW Malaysia launched its flagship limousine, the 7 series along with the Malaysian debut of the BMW X7 luxury SAV in Mont Kiara on the 11th of July 2019. BMW claims that those luxury limousine credentials are now available in the BMW X7, which at first glance, seems promising. But before we dissect the X7, …

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The Ford Ranger soldiers on: 17.2% of pickup trucks in Malaysia are made of Rangers.

Ford Malaysia has claimed a bump of 1.7 percentage points bringing it to 17.2 percent of the pickup segment in Malaysia, gaining ground on the other pickup mainstays in the country such as the Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi Triton and Isuzu D-Max. “Ranger sales are growing steadily as it continues to attract a wide range of …

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The 2019 Mini Convertible: A 20 unit limited run gift by Mini Malaysia for its 60th Anniversary

As we all know that the brand MINI was well known for making sporty little hatchbacks from the beginning, they’ve now come up with something new. A convertible. And here is fìve reasons to why we think a MINI convertible is worth your money and the fact that there are only 20 units available means …

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2019 Porsche 992 – 10 amazing facts on why this is still the definitive Sports Car

The Porsche 992 Carrera S and Carrera 4S marks yet another step forward in its 56 year long history. Its quite possibly the most unmistakable sports car in our history, a pop culture icon that’s occupied the same spot over decades. Previously the space occupied by the Porsche 911 remained unchallenged, as not many sports …

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10 things you need to know about the 2019 Mercedes Benz AMG A45

We had tested the sportiest A class available in Malaysia at the moment, the A250 AMG Line with legend himself, Karamjit Singh on the twisty roads of Bukit Tinggi. While we established that it’s not an out-and-out drivers car, it’s pretty easy to drive it reasonably fast. Now though, Mercedes Benz has addressed this one …

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The all new 2019 BMW X4. BMW’s improved Sports Activity Vehicle detailed

BMW Malaysia has finally released the all new BMW X4 , declaring it as an “SAC”, which stands for “Sports Activity Vehicle”. So how has the change of title affected the overall package of the X4 and is it worth to spend on? Let’s go through 4 reasons on why the X4 is a worthy …

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