Hyundai first global model reconstructed and modernised as the Heritage Series Pony

The Hyundai Pony (which was never sold in Malaysia) is a significant model in the history of the Korean auto industry. As the first mass-produced and exported model, its significance to Koreans is similar to what the original Proton Saga is to Malaysians. It was with the Pony that the Korean auto industry accelerated onto […]

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New Rally1 category with hybrid technology for World Rally Championship in 2022

With the auto industry accelerating towards electrification of its products, the FIA – the world motorsport governing body – is also making changes in regulations and introducing new categories that reflect the industry change. Of course, electrification is not new to motorsport and in Formula 1 and the World Endurance Championship, hybrid-type powertrains have been […]

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Executive variant added to latest Hyundai Elantra range, priced from RM139,888

The latest Hyundai Elantra arrived in Malaysian showrooms just 9 months after its global online launch from Hollywood. Its quick appearance was due to it not being assembled locally, so there was no need for plant preparation. Along with exports to other markets, Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) also got its allocation for Malaysia. The […]

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Hyundai’s first Sport Adventure Vehicle (aka pick-up truck) – the Santa Cruz (w/VIDEO)

This seems to be the month of the pick-up truck (at least for readers in Malaysia) as we have yet another new model to tell you about, following the new Nissan Navara and Isuzu D-MAX. This one is from Hyundai Motor, which has never before offered a modern pick-up truck, although it has had light […]

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2021 Hyundai Kona goes on sale with two variants and one Smartstream engine choice

The Hyundai Kona made its global debut in 2017 but it was only in late October 2020 that the small SUV finally appeared in Malaysia. Now, just five months later, an updated version is being launched with a new powertrain and cosmetic changes for the 2021 model year. The new powertrain is from the Smartstream […]

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RM570 million Sime Darby Motors City officially opened at Ara Damansara in Selangor

Making the purchase and ownership of cars as convenient as possible is important to retain customers so they continue with the brand the next time they replace or get an additional car. For many companies, providing convenience has been through making retail outlets 3S – offering sales, service and spare parts. In this way, they […]

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Hyundai Sime Darby Motors enhances ownership experience with new aftersales loyalty programmes

Hyundai owners can now enjoy an enhanced ownership experience with Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors’ (HSDM) new aftersales loyalty programmes – i-Care Plus and a Loyalty Card that offer discounts and freebies. The Hyundai i-Care Plus programme is for vehicles that are 4 years old or older. For RM20, owners will get 6 discount vouchers which get […]

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Hyundai Sime Darby Motors to introduce Palisade and Updated Kona soon

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), the sole distributor of Hyundai vehicles, has announced that it will be launching two SUVs during 2021. One is the large-sized Palisade while the other is an updated version of the compact Kona model which was introduced in the Malaysian market last October. The Palisade, which is 4980 mm long, is […]

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