Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has unveiled a trio of exciting models, the new Beetle, Vento ALLSTAR and Vento GT, to the Malaysian market. The new Beetle, and the special edition models are currently on display at Mid Valley Megamall from 24 to 28 May 2017.
Managing Director of VPCM, Erik Winter said that the new offerings are targeted to those wanting to stand out from the crowd. “We not only want to make our cars more accessible to Malaysians, but we also want to give them more options with value added benefits, whilst ensuring that the cars they drive are instant head-turners. With the new Beetle, the ALLSTAR series and the Vento GT, our customers now have an even wider array of products from Volkswagen in time for the upcoming Raya festivities.”
The new Beetle
The new Beetle comes in a choice of two variants; Sport and Design, priced at RM137,620 OTR and RM148,620 OTR respectively.
There are several updates that can be found in the new Beetle which include a 2-zone Climatronic air-conditioning system, composition media with touch screen display with App-Connect, leather trim “Vienna” seats with front seat lumbar support, bi-xenon headlamps and LED daytime running lights.
Both variants are powered by a 4-cylinder 1.2-litre turbocharged TSI engine with an output of 105PS and 175Nm of torque, mated with a 7-speed automatic transmission DSG. It has a top speed of 180km/h and fuel consumption of 5.3-litres/100km (combined).
The new Beetle now comes in a choice of 6 exciting colours namely Pure White, Tornado Red, Blue Silk, Dark Bronze, Habanero Orange and White Silver.
The Vento ALLSTAR is the second ALLSTAR edition introduced by VPCM, with the first being the Polo ALLSTAR which was introduced just two weeks ago. Priced at RM90,646 OTR excluding insurance, it comes with RM7,000 worth of exclusive accessories such as leather seats, aluminium sports pedals, rear spoiler, black door strips and trunk garnish, ‘ALLSTAR’ scuff plates, emblems and carpet mats.
Under the hood, a 1.6L MPI engine, paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox and Tiptronic function, provides the Vento ALLSTAR with an output of 105PS and maximum torque of 153Nm. Fuel consumption is rated at 6.5-litres per 100km (combined).
As an added bonus, the Vento ALLSTAR is equipped with the new MYVW Drive App, which provides added convenience at the driver’s fingertips. With numerous functions that include driving style and fuel consumption tracking, the app enhances the drive with smart capabilities that keep the driver safe and in control, and provide worry-free with insights on the car condition and performance. Additionally, users will also be able to easily obtain immediate help from Mondial Roadside Assistance in the case of an emergency.
The Vento ALLSTAR come in choice of two body colours namely Reflex Silver and Candy White.
Priced at RM98,461 OTR excluding insurance, the rugged Vento GT on the other hand comes with a total of RM9,000 worth of exclusive accessories. This includes a “Satin” black roof and exterior mirror wraps, black door strips, leather seats, aluminium sports pedals, GT Aerokit, ‘GT’ scuff plates, emblems and carpet mats. Two colour options are available namely, Reflex Silver and Candy White.
Under the hood, power is supplied by a 1.2-litre turbocharged direct injection TSI engine with an output of 105PS and 175Nm of torque paired with the 7-speed automatic transmission DSG. With superior drivability and performance, fuel consumption is remarkable at 5.5l per 100km (combined).
To find out more information on these new models, visit www.volkswagen.com.my.
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