Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen Golf GTI News in Malaysia

    • Review: CKD 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI – Is she still the girl that can do both?

      CKD means the Mk8 is almost RM 30k cheaper, meaning a no brainer on its own Quicker but not funner Clumsy integrated cabin controls can shorten your lifespanYou’ve all seen the memes extolling the virtues to “Get you a girl that can do both.” You know what we mean. It’s those memes with a girl that can pull off going from looking like one of the dudes to a total 10 on the sexual scale. She’s cool to hangout with your guy friends and even blends in but can transform

      Dinesh

      Dinesh

      Mar 24, 2022

    • CKD 2022 VW Golf GTI Mk8 launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 212k, 245 PS and 370 Nm

      Alongside its regular TSI variant, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has also launched the new 2022 Volkswagen GTI Mk8 in Malaysia. The new hot hatch is priced from RM 211,698.The reduction in price was possible as the Mk8 Golf GTI is now locally-assembled (CKD) at DRB-Hicoms facility in Pekan, Pahang. Malaysia is the first country outside of Germany and China to produce the Golf GTI. Previous generations of the iconic GTI were imported (CBU) from Germany.Also Read: This is proof that CK

      Eric

      Eric

      Feb 16, 2022

    • CKD 2022 VW Golf Mk8, Golf GTI to launch in Malaysia later this month

      The all-new 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 and Golf TSI R-Line are almost upon us, as the iconic hatchbacks will be launched in Malaysia later this month. Both models will be locally-assembled (CKD) at Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM)’s plant in Pekan, Pahang.According to a post in the VWClubMalaysia Facebook group, in conjunction with the launch of the all-new VW Golf, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be organizing a free track day for Golf owners at the Sepang Intern

      Eric

      Eric

      Feb 10, 2022

    • CKD VW Golf GTI Mk8 vs Toyota GR86/Subaru BRZ: which to own before the EV rush?

      Take a good look at these two cars above. By 2030, you probably wont be able to waltz into showrooms to buy either the Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ, or the Mk8 VW Golf GTI new anymore, at least not with the formula these cars are best known for. You can thank new crash test regulations and an increasing disdain of internal combustion engines (ICE) for that. Golf GTI Mk8 continues to be fast, capable, and immensely practical. GR86 / BRZ represents the apogee in affordable RWD driving purity. Last cha

      Jason

      Jason

      Dec 14, 2021

    • Locally-assembled (CKD) 2022 VW Golf GTI Mk.8, Golf TSI R-Line previewed in Malaysia

      Were right at the tail end of 2021, but the list of cars Malaysians have to look forward to isnt stopping short anytime soon: heres the preview of the locally-assembled (CKD Pekan, Pahang) 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf TSI R-Line.Left to right: Golf TSI R-Line, Golf GTIAs tantalisingly close we were to the pair, let it be clear that theyre yet to be launched, so prices are still yet to be announced.Owing to local assembly, expect prices for both cars to be slightly cheaper than the last-gen,

      Sanjay

      Sanjay

      Nov 25, 2021

    • CKD 2021 VW Golf GTI, Golf TSI R-Line (Mk8) officially teased in Malaysia

      A couple of weeks ago, we pretty much dropped a bomb (or at least golf-balled sized hails) when we published undisguised shots of the locally-assembled (CKD) 2021 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 in both R-Line and GTI guises.Following that, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has opened registration of interest (ROI) for both models and recently uploaded a couple of videos on social media. The videos were released two days apart and featured the TSI R-Line and GTI variants respectively.Also read: Regi

      CY Foong

      CY Foong

      Nov 15, 2021

    • Registration of interest open for CKD 2021 VW Golf GTI, Golf TSI R-Line (Mk8) in Malaysia

      Australian car picturedJust a few days after the pair of 2021 Volkswagen Golf TSI R-Line and Golf GTI (Mk 8) were spotted in Kuala Lumpur, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has opened registration of interest (ROI) for both models.As explained in our earlier report, these eight-generation Golfs will be locally-assembled (CKD Pekan, Pahang), a return to Malaysian assembly since the Mk1 Golf of the 1970s.Also read: This is proof that CKD production of the Mk8 VW Golf GTI has started in Mal

      Sanjay

      Sanjay

      Oct 31, 2021

    • This is proof that CKD production of the Mk8 VW Golf GTI has started in Malaysia

      Heres the clearest indication that the locally-assembled (CKD) Mk8 Volkswagen Golf will be launched in Malaysia soon, as spy photos taken by an anonymous reader included a shot of the Golf’s vehicle identification number, or VIN in short.The vehicle’s VIN is essentially your car’s IC number and it contains a bunch of useful information, like fitted options to the vehicle, body colour, and origin of vehicle.Also Read: VIN, its your cars IC number and heres how to find itIn the c

      Eric

      Eric

      Oct 29, 2021

    • Spied: CKD 2021 VW Golf GTI Mk8 spotted in Malaysia, to be launched by end of the year?

      Two years after its global debut, it looks like the Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is (finally) getting ready to make its Malaysian debut. Interestingly, a couple of units were spotted on a trailer just outside KL Sentral by an anonymous reader. Both models are expected to be locally-assembled (CKD) at VWs plant in Pekan, Pahang. From what we can see, there appears to be two different variants of the MY-spec Golf. The white one looks like a standard Golf while the red model is clearly the hotter GTI.The wh

      CY Foong

      CY Foong

      Oct 28, 2021

    • The cars Malaysians are expecting in the second half of 2021 – Iriz Active, City Hatchback and more!

      We’re halfway through 2021 and though it felt like time has been moving quickly to some, others might think that the first half of the year felt like the entirety of 2020 (albeit worse, perhaps?).Despite the persistent lockdowns, the first half of 2021 did at least gave a us a few model launches, from the Toyota Corolla Cross to the all-new Isuzu D-Max. Still, we have 6 more months to go before 2020 2.0 2021 ends.Without further ado, here are some of the cars we think could be launched in

      CY Foong

      CY Foong

      Jun 26, 2021