Performance-driven Volkswagen Golf variant among most well-rounded cars in market... By Azlan Ramli IF you feel that saloons and their chunky tail and spacious rear seating carry too much unnecessary weight, or that SUVs are not fun on twisty roads and sports cars are generally impractical, but you still want a thrilling drive and some practicality, sporty hatchbacks are usually the best option. But if you want awesome power and handling to go with the ability to accommodate a few excited passengers, some luggage and running errands in relative comfort and civility, I highly recommend the Volkswagen Golf R. Introduced to the market in March this year, the Golf family consists of the Golf TSI in Sportline and R-Line, the iconic Golf GTI and this Golf R. Retaining the charisma of past models with the unmistakable design, the new Golf family has been updated with details such as redesigned bumpers, new conceptualised headlights and LED tail lights. I spent about eight days with … [Read more...] about R-eady for the ultimate hot hatch?
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VOLKSWAGEN Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) yesterday announced that the new Golf R-Line now comes with “R-Line” Vienna leather seats. “Unmistakable in looks, the Golf R-Line already comes with the 'R-Line' styling package, which includes 'R-Line' front and rear bumpers, rear spoiler, 'R-Line' badges on its radiator grille and side panels, and now the new 'R-Line' leather seats. The new Golf R-Line with (Vienna leather) seat upgrade is now RM159,888 or just RM1,669 per month – terms and conditions apply. … [Read more...] about VW Golf R-Line now available with ‘R-Line’ leather seats
VOLKSWAGEN Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today announced that a special batch of three-door Golf R units is now open for booking. The very exclusive Golf R is limited to only 10 units in Malaysia, and is offered in Lapiz Blue. The price is RM268,888 (before registration). Similar to its five-door sibling, the three-door Golf R comes with a new 2.0-litre turbocharged engine and a seven-speed wet clutch direct shift gearbox, giving an impressive output of 286hp and 380Nm of torque between 2,000 and 5,400rpm transferred via 4Motion all-wheel drive system. The Golf R comes with the R “Vienna” perforated leather seats, 19-inch Pretoria alloy wheels, 12.3-inch active info display, 9.2-inch “Discover Pro” with app-connect and gesture control, LED headlights with dynamic cornering lights, LED taillights with dynamic indicators, and progressive steering. However, the three-door Golf R is not offered with “Kessy” keyless locking and engine starting system, … [Read more...] about Quick! Ten 3-door VW Golf R open for booking
VOLKSWAGEN Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today unveiled the new Golf R-Line at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018, completing the new Golf family line-up in Malaysia. The event also marks the Golf R-Line’s first public appearance in the country. Priced at RM166,990 (retail price including GST, excluding insurance and registration), it is decked in the “R-Line” styling package which includes the R-Line front and rear bumper, rear spoiler, R-Line badges on radiator grille and side panels, and 17-inch “Singapore” alloy wheels. VPCM managing director, Erik Winter, said: “The R-Line’s arrival completes the Golf family line-up. Since the launch of the Golf family, we have received very positive response towards the variants – and now with today’s unveiling, the family is complete. The Golf is such an iconic model for Volkswagen, and has a strong following here and around the world, so it is no surprise that more than 34 million units have been … [Read more...] about Latest VW Golf R-Line introduced
VOLKSWAGEN Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is now accepting bookings for the new Volkswagen Golf variants at all Volkswagen dealerships nationwide. The refreshed Golf family, presented to the media today, consists of the Golf TSI in Sportline and R-Line variants, the iconic Golf GTI and performance-driven Golf R. “The new Golf family retains the charisma of past models with the unmistakeable design, and has been updated with details such as redesigned bumpers, new conceptualised headlights and LED tail lights,” says VPCM. Launched in 1974, the Golf is the Volkswagen brand's most successful model, and has played a major role in the automotive industry by setting standards in the compact class and pioneering the advancement of leading vehicle technologies, which got it so many motoring awards worldwide. Recognised the world over, the first Golf GTI invented the hot hatch category when it was launched. No surprise then that it was awarded as the “Most Influential Car of … [Read more...] about Updated VW Golf open for booking