Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has brought in the latest Volkswagen Golf into our country, which is the MK 7.5. The MK 7.5 is an updated version of the MK 7 Golf with new added features as well as subtle changes in the styling department. New redesigned bumpers, new conceptualised headlights and LED tail lights are featured in the MK 7.5 Golf. Despite all of these changes, the Volkswagen Golf maintains the charisma of past models with the unmistakable famous design. The Volkswagen Golf comes with 3 models.
The first model is the Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI and it comes with 2 variants which are the Sportline and the R-line. Both variants come with a 1.4 TSI turbocharged engine producing 150 ps and 250 nm of torque between 1,500 to 3,500rpm. The engine is paired with Volkswagen’s 7-speed dry clutch direct shift gearbox (DSG). The extras in the R-line are the “Vienna” leather seats, 17” Singapore alloy wheels, 12.3” Active Info Display, 8” composition media with App-Connect as well as LED headlights with Static and Dynamic Cornering Lights. The Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI Sport line and the R-line is priced at RM155,990 and RM169,990 respectively.
The second model is the pumped up Volkswagen Golf GTI. The 2.0TSI turbocharged engine in the GTI is a powerful one with an output of 230PS and 350Nm of torque between 1,500 to 4,600rpm. The engine is paired with a 6-speed wet clutch direct shift gearbox (DSG) that is different from the Golf 1.4 TSI which sports a 7-speed dry clutch direct shift gearbox (DSG). The Golf GTI comes with a wide array of goodies such as the GTI “Vienna” perforated leather seats, 18” Milton Keynes alloy wheels, 12.3” Active Info Display, 8” Discover Media with App-Connect, LED headlights with Dynamic Cornering Lights, LED taillights with Dynamic Indicators and Adaptive Chassis Control (DCC) with driving mode selection. The Volkswagen Golf will set you back at RM239,990.
The third and most explosive model is the Volkswagen Golf R. It is powered by a monstrous 2.0TSI turbocharged engine and a 7-speed wet clutch direct shift gearbox (DSG), giving an impressive output of 290PS and a torque of 380Nm between 2,000 to 5,400rpm transferred via 4MOTION all-wheel drive system to ensure maximum traction at any driving conditions. The car is packed with awesome goodies as well such as the R ‘Vienna’ perforated leather seats, 19” Pretoria alloy wheels, 12.3” Active Info Display, 9.2” Discover Pro with App-Connect with Gesture Control, LED headlights with Dynamic Cornering Lights, LED taillights with Dynamic Indicators and progressive steering. The price of this mean machine is RM295,990.
Bookings are now accepted at all Volkswagen dealerships nationwide! Besides that, the Golf GTI and the Golf R will be present at the upcoming Volkswagen Tours. The GTI will be on display at AEON Bandar Dato Onn in Johor Bahru from 27th March to 1st April, while the Golf R will make its local debut at 1 Utama Shopping Centre from 28 March till 1 April 2018. Volkswagen Malaysia is also offering Malaysians to stand a chance to win an all expense paid trip to the world famous Wörthersee GTI Festival in Austria. This contest is currently ongoing and will end on the 27th of March 2018. Be sure to visit www.volkswagen.com.my for more details!