READY, Set, Golf! ... and off we went on the “new Golf family media drive” to Johor Baru, organised by Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia Sdn Bhd (VPCM) recently. The drive, involving 20 media representatives, was a follow-up to VPCM’s introduction of the new Golf family – Golf TSI in Sportline and R-Line variants, Golf GTI and the performance hatch Golf R, in March. “Now it’s time to get behind the wheel and test them out for yourselves,” VPCM told us, to discover what the new Golf family has to offer. The convoy involved the Sportline, R-Line and GTI, whereas the R would be waiting for us in Johor Baru for an “autocross challenge”. Taking the Kajang-Seremban Highway (Lekas), our first destination to showcase each of the three variant’s capabilities was the old Bukit Putus road on the fringes of Seremban. The seven-kilometre stretch, which until 2009 was the main route connecting Seremban and Negri Sembilan’s … [Read more...] about A good round of Golf down south
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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?
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