Ever thought of owning a sports car? It can be thrilling to drive around in style and reach your destination in no time. However, many would suggest that it’s nice to have but it may not be a necessity. Therefore, we have compiled the best sports cars in Malaysia in this list to help you on your search that fits your lifestyle.
2021 Mazda MX-5 RF
This hardtop convertible has a rev-happy engine paired with manual transmission, making it an extremely fun car to drive. The automatic gearbox with quick shifts and sporty programming is no slouch either. It’s good to note that the MX-5 RF is powered by a SkyActiv-G 2.0 litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that outputs 181 hp at 7,000 rpm and 205 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. Besides, expect superb handling due to its 50:50 weight distribution.
What are the standard kits you may wonder? Single-zone automatic air-conditioning; manually-adjustable seats; a seven-inch infotainment touchscreen; and a nine-speaker Bose sound system; 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic LED headlamps; LED DRLs and taillights; bulb-type rear fog lights; four rear parking sensors; a 4.6-inch TFT LCD multi-info display. Not to mention it also comes with Mazda’s i-Stop idling and i-ELOOP brake energy regeneration systems.
This mean ride is available at RM 258,591 for manual, RM 260,527 for automatic. Both figures are on-the-road without insurance.
2021 Toyota GR Supra
The return of a legend, A90 Toyota Supra. Powered by a BMW sourced B58 3.0-liter turbo inline-6 made 388 PS and 500Nm of torque. It rockets the car from 0-100km/h in just 4.1 seconds. Although many may argue that it’s not a purebred Toyota anymore, the partnership between BMW and Toyota no doubt produced an awesome driver’s car with high performance and great precision.
Standard equipment includes eight-way power-adjustable seats with driver’s side memory, black leather upholstery, carbon fibre trim, an 8.8-inch centre touchscreen, a reverse camera, a 12-speaker JBL sound system, 19-inch alloy wheels and Brembo brakes. This 2021 model retails for RM 611,880 on-the-road without insurance.
G80 BMW M3 Competition
The M3 is powered by an S58 3.0 litre twin-turbo straight-six, which in its base form puts out 480 PS (473 hp) at 6,250 rpm and 550 Nm of torque from 2,650 to 6,130 rpm. Potentially this could be the last combustion engine BMW M3 ever made. Besides, the standard fit comes with an M leather steering wheel, M-specific pedals, a HiFi loudspeaker audio system, a BMW Live Cockpit Professional 12.3-inch digital instrument display panel and a 10.25-inch Navigation Professional central touchscreen display. The grilles make the front of the car impossible to mistake for another model. Certainly, to own this suave ride will cost you around RM 664,800.