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Volkswagen Polo Mk5: Pengeluaran di Malaysia dihentikan, model baharu bakal beransur?

Penjualan Volkswagen Polo Mk5 sudah dihentikan di Malaysia. Model tertua dalam barisan Vokswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) ini telah dihasilkan sejak tahun 2010. Walaupun pasaran lain sudah menerima Polo Mk6, kilang Volkswagen di Pekan, Pahang masih memasang Polo Mk5 sehingga tahun ini.VPCM telah menurunkan model Volkwagen Polo Mk5 dari laman sesawangnya. Namun demikian, versi sedan (Vento) masih dijual.Volkswagen Polo Mk5VPCM masih belum mengesahkan ketibaan Polo Mk6 di Malaysia tetapi kam

Faisal

Faisal

Oct 15, 2020

VW Golf GTI Mk8 2021 CKD – harga dengan pengecualian cukai SST tidak mustahil?

Selama 7 generasi, VW Golf GTI telah menjadi pilihan utama buat kategori hothatch. Sepanjang pengeluaran, hothatch dari Jerman ini menggabungkan aspek prestasi dan praktikal di dalam pakej yang cukup menawan. Apa yang menarik buat generasi Mk8 ini ialah ia akan menjadi Golf GTI pertama yang dipasang tempatan (CKD). Jadi, apakah yang boleh jangkakan dari hothatch padu generasi ke-8 ini? Mari kita selami sama-sama.CKD bermaksud harganya lebih murah?VW Golf GTI Mk8 2021 diintip ketika diuji di Mala

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 5, 2021

Intipan: Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 dipandu uji. Bakal dipasang tempatan (CKD)?

Volkswagen Golf GTISebelum ini, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia telah mengesahkan bahawa Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 tidak akan hadir ke Malaysia sehinggalah tahun 2021. Walaubagaimanapun, hari ini kami telah menerima sebuah video intipan Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 sedang dipandu uji.Video berdurasi 9 saat tersebut memaparkan sebuah Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 8 yang sedang dipandu uji di Genting. Lebih menarik lagi, nombor plat yang digunakan adalah nombor plat kenderaan negeri Pahang.   (fu

Haris

Haris

Sep 3, 2020

Owner Review: From touge monster to highway cruiser  - My Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6

** This article is the personal experience of a 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 SE  owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Han EujinAbout my Volkswagen Golf GTIThis is my 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI MK6 SE which I purchased back in 2018 from a second-hand dealer in Ipoh. This Volkswagen Golf GTI is the SE version, the last batch of facelifted MK6 arrived to Malaysia. Facelift include front DRL, sunroof, full-colour touch- screen infotainment

Owner Review

Owner Review

Aug 3, 2020

Finally, VW Polo Mk5 discontinued, all-new Mk6 coming to Malaysia soon?

The VW Polo is no more in Malaysia. The Polo was the oldest model in Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia’s (VPCM) line-up and while many markets have already moved on to the MQB platform Mk6 generation Polo, Volkswagen’s Pekan plant in Pahang was still assembling the Mk5 Polo until this year.Checks with Volkswagen’s website in Malaysia showed that the model has since been removed. The Polo’s sister car, the Vento sedan however, is still on sale.VW Polo Mk5VPCM have yet to

Hans

Hans

Oct 15, 2020

All-new 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 unveiled, 245 PS/370 Nm, 7-speed wet DSG

The godfather of hot hatchbacks is now in its eighth generation, known as the Golf GTI Mark 8 (Mk8). It retains the same formula as before, with a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine powering the front wheels.How fast is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8?The EA888 engine, now in its fourth generation, produces 245 PS/370 Nm and will almost certainly be paired to the 7-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DSG) when it arrives in Malaysia.While official figures have yet to be disclosed, th

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 27, 2020

Jualan Volkswagen Vento di Malaysia dihentikan, apakah yang akan menggantinya?

Berikutan keputusan Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) yang menghentikan jualan Polo Mk5 pada Oktober yang lalu, kini tiba giliran Volkswagen Vento pula.Sekilas pandang, laman rasmi Volkswagen Malaysia menunjukkan bahawa model Vento telah tiada di dalam barisan model tempatan. Dengan harga RM 84,449 buat varian Comfortline, Vento merupakan model Volkswagen yang paling murah di Malaysia.Mengimbau kembali, model ini dilancarkan pada tahun 2012 sebagai Polo Sedan. Sewaktu model facelift yang

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 5, 2021

Owner Review: The heritage hot hatch - My Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk. 7

** This article is the personal experience of a 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mark 7 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Suhanesh ChandraThe term GTI has always carried a strong heritage with it. Ever since the first Volkswagen Golf Mark 1 GTI launched in 1976 till the latest Golf GTI Mark 8 that was unveiled recently, this model from Volkswagen has always been the benchmark for the hot hatches and other automakers have always been trying to surpas

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 4, 2020

Volkswagen Polo Mk6 2021 – bolehkah ia merampas takhta Toyota Yaris?

Seperti yang pernah dilaporkan, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) telah menghentikan pengeluaran Volkswagen Polo di Malaysia. Adakah ini bermaksud laluan kepada model baru? Ikuti kupasan kami di bawah yang mungkin boleh menjawab keraguan anda.1. Volkswagen Polo manakah yang akan menjadi model baru?Volkswagen Polo 2021 ialah Polo generasi ke-6. Menurut istilah Volkswagen, ia dikenali sebagai Polo Mark 6 (Mk6).Volkwagen Polo Mk5Volkswagen AG merasmikan Volkwagen Polo Mk6 pada tahun 2017 ya

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 18, 2020

Volkswagen Vento discontinued in Malaysia, what will replace it?

Following Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) axing the Mk5 Polo from its local line-up, the title of oldest model goes to its sedan twin, the Volkswagen Vento. Now, it appears that the time for the Vento is also up in Malaysia.A quick check on the Volkswagen website shows that the Vento has been removed from the local line-up. The model was one of the most affordable Volkswagen cars in Malaysia with prices starting from RM 84,449 for the Comfortline variant.It first arrived here as the Po

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 5, 2021

Will 2021 Volkswagen Polo Mk6 come flying to Malaysia with its eye on the Yaris?

As you know, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has recently discontinued the Volkswagen Polo in Malaysia. So, does this mean that we can gear up for the impending arrival of the all-new 2021 Volkswagen Polo Mk6? Highly likely, and here are a few answers to satisfy your curiosity.1. Which generation is the all-new Polo going to be?The all-new 2021 Volkswagen Polo will be the sixth-generation Polo, those savvier with VW slang will know it as the Polo Mark 6 (Mk6).Volkswagen Polo Mk5Volkswa

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 14, 2020

Spied: VW Golf GTI Mk8 seen in Putrajaya, to be CKD

Remember the VW Golf GTI Mk8 spyshot we ran a month ago? Well, it's almost certain that VW's next-gen hot-hatch will be locally-assembled (CKD), judging by these pics.The blue Golf was spotted by Facebook user Akmal Azmi doing its rounds - completely undisguised - in Precinct 9, Putrajaya.It's a right-hand drive unit and sorry purists, no stickshift here - the gear lever is the little stubby thing in the middle.If it adopts its Euro-market configuration, the GTI's interior w

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 5, 2020

CKD 2021 Mk8 VW Golf GTI for Malaysia - can it still make it for SST-exempted price?

For 7 generations, the VW Golf GTI has been the de-facto hot hatch. It has seamlessly blended usable performance with unmatched practicality. For the first time ever, the 2021 Mk8 Golf GTI will be assembled locally in Malaysia in CKD form. What can we expect the 8th iteration of this hot hatch to feature? Lets dive in. Will CKD bring prices down?2021 Mk8 VW Golf GTI spied testing in Malaysia.Photo credit: Akmal AzmiThe Mk7.5 Golf GTI had a price tag of RM 240k, being fully imported. Traditionall

Jason

Jason

Jan 3, 2021

Intipan: VW Golf GTI Mk8 tanpa sebarang samaran di Putrajaya. Bakal dipasang di Pekan, Pahang?

Volkswagen Golf GTIVolkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia dilihat sekali lagi memberi fokus terhadap pasaran Malaysia dengan sebuah lagi intipan terhadap VW Golf GTI Mk8 yang terdedah di Putrajaya. Sebelum ini, kami turut melaporkan bahawa terdapat sebuah VW Golf GTI Mk8 yang sedang melakukan pandu uji di Genting.Pengguna Facebook, Akmal Azmi melakukan intipan tersebut kereta VW Golf GTI Mk8 ini sedang terdedah di tempat terbuka. Tanpa berselindung, sedikit sebanyak ciri-ciri dan kelengkapan boleh d

Haris

Haris

Oct 5, 2020

Hybrids make up 1 in 3 Mk8 VW Golf sold in Europe, CKD Golf GTI coming to Malaysia

The Volkswagen Golf has once again proved to be a hit with buyers in Europe and Germany last year. The Mk8 VW Golf retains its crown as the best-selling car not just in Europe - where 312,000 units were delivered, but also in its home ground in Germany - delivering 133,900 units. These numbers are across all Golf variants. According to Ralf Brandstätter, CEO of Volkswagen Passenger Cars, whilst the Mk8 VW Golf had its launch interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, sales really gathered moment

Jason

Jason

Jan 14, 2021

VW Golf GTI Mk6 & Mk7: Hothatch kegemaran Malaysia, baloi beli ‘second hand’?

Kehangatan hothatch dari Eropah bermula sejak abad ke-21 dimana ia seringkali dikaitkan dengan Volkswagen Golf GTI. Bagi anda yang belum tahu, hothatch bermaksud kereta jenis hatchback tetapi lebih “hot”. Sebagai sebuah hatchback, ia mempunyai keseimbangan dari segi saiz dan praktikal. Ditambah pula dengan prestasi yang lebih tinggi, hothatch sering dianggap sebagai kereta yang mempuyai pakej terbaik.Profil sisi yang mengekalkan identiti sebuah hatchback sehingga ke generasi sekarang

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 11, 2021

Barang Rare: VW Golf Mk 7 GTI Manual. Idaman peminat hot hatch sejati!

Dunia yang tidak memerlukan kereta manual adalah dunia yang membosankan. Jika anda berada dalam golongan peminat manual, ini satu berita baik untuk anda. Jika anda juga sebahagian daripada golongan peminat hatchback berprestasi tinggi, baca artikel ini sampai habis!Kami menemui sebuah Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 7 dengan transmisi manual. Di Malaysia, kesemua unit Volkswagen Golf (TSI, GTI dan R) dijual dengan transmisi DSG dwi klac (dual clutch) automatik. Merujuk kepada bacaan wikipedia, transmisi

Haris

Haris

Aug 13, 2020

Spied: 2020 VW Golf GTI Mk8 spotted testing without camo - CKD planned?

Surprise, surprise. It looks like the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 stealthily got on our shores as one was recently spotted testing on Genting roads. Decked in Kings Red Metallic, we can tell that this is a GTI by a few ways: a telltale badge on its grille, front fascia design, unique wheels and twin-tailpipes. Is it CKD?Judging by how its unusual for CBU cars to wear Pahang trade plates and VW has a plant in Pekan, this likely points that the GTI is being worked on there. Wh

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 3, 2020

After VW Golf and Polo, the next GTI in line might be the Tiguan

Volkswagen TiguanVolkswagen Tiguan has been the automaker's best-selling model in their line up, and it looks like VW is considering to don the coveted GTI treatment on the Tiguan too.Rendering by Koaeca.ru for the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan.​According to a report by Carbuzz, the news comes from a conversation with Hein Schafer, Volkswagen USA senior vice president for product marketing and strategy. In short, he said VW is constantly looking at options for a more efficient engine with more hors

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 23, 2020

Used VW Golf GTI priced as low as RM 65k, should you buy one?

Think hot-hatch and the first car that comes to mind would be the Volkswagen Golf. Well, the Golf did literally invent the term back in its rallying heydays for its well-balanced set-up that makes its driving experience a hot-topic 50 years on. In Malaysia, a used VW Golf GTI can be purchased for as low as RM 65,000, should you get one?For this used car guide, we’re focussing on the VW Golf GTI Mk6 and Mk7. What are the issues that you should look out for when purchasing one of these used

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 16, 2021

Why is the Toyota 86 so much more expensive than the VW Golf GTI?

When the 200 PS Toyota 86 was first launched in Malaysia in 2012, its asking price was RM 243,000 for the manual, and RM 249,000 for the automatic variant. For a supposedly affordable sports car, its pricing in Malaysia is hardly affordable at all. The more powerful (220 PS), more practical Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 can be had for about RM17k less, at RM 227,888.Toyota 86UMW Toyota then introduced the facelifted 86 in 2017. There were some minor upgrades but prices went up further, to RM 257,502 f

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 16, 2020

Should you buy the Volkswagen Golf now or wait for the all-new model?

 The Volkswagen Golf, in its current 7th generation form, may be a couple of years old, but it is still quite a capable alternative.With options such as the Ford Focus and Volvo V40 bowing out of our market, leaving the Volkswagen Golf as the only European C-segment hatchback available on sale.For the 2019 model year, Volkswagen introduced a new Sound & Style variant to the Golf line-up, which adds a Helix 300W soundbar, Volkswagen Tint, and Sound & Style emblems to the Golf TSI. Th

Eric

Eric

Dec 16, 2019

New Lynk & Co 02 hatchback officially unveiled; Takes aim at VW Golf GTI

Lynk & Co is jumping into the hot hatch segment with the new Lynk and Co 02 Hatchback. The new variant has the same 0-100 km/h sprint time as the Volkswagen Golf GTI of 6.2 seconds!Also read: Geelys premium EV, the Zeekr 001 debuts in China, around RM177kHeres a little background on the new hatchback / SUV. The 02 was first conceived back in 2018 as a smaller SUV for buyers who find the Lynk and Co 01 too large. Like the SUV, the new hatchback is also built on the well-known Geely-Volvo CMA

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 19, 2021

All-new 2021 Volkswagen Golf R Mk8 debuts – 320 PS, 420 Nm

Volkswagen has launched the all-new 2021 Volkswagen Golf R Mk8 to the world and it is the most powerful Golf ever. The flagship performance variant of the Golf range is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-litre engine that produces 320 PS and 420 Nm.The all-new Golf R features permanent all-wheel drive which is pretty much a standard across its 5 generations. But it keeps the exterior looking very subtle instead of showy. There’s a new front bumper with a motorsport-style splitter and R-specific

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 4, 2020

Spied: 2021 VW Arteon spotted in Pahang - to launch alongside Golf GTI Mk8?

Barely a few months since the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line was launched in Malaysia, we now have spy photos of the upcoming 2021 Volkswagen Arteon facelift spotted in Pahang - courtesy of our friends at Careta.2021 Volkswagen Arteon faceliftTake a good look at it - thats the Arteons unmistakeable silhouette. As with most facelifts, you can expect visual updates on the front and rear of the car. Since we only got one variant - the R-Line - theres a high chance that will remain unchanged with thi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 12, 2020

VW Golf GTI cabut lari, peronda Honda Civic kejar sampai hancur!

Seorang anggota polis yang berusia 28 tahun cedera di tangan kiri sewaktu mengejar sebuah Volkswagen Golf GTI yang lari dari pemeriksaan polis.Kejadian yang berlaku pada jam 10.20 pm di persimpangan lampu isyarat Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah – Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim ini turut melibatkan seorang pemandu Perodua Myvi yang berusia 26 tahun.Namun begitu, pemandu tersebut terpaksa dikejar ke Hospital Kuala Lumpur kerana mengalami kecederaan di bahagian perut.Menurut Ketua Jabatan Siasatan Kua

Faisal

Faisal

Feb 18, 2021

Volkswagen Golf R 2022 Mk8 dilancarkan. Enjin 2.0, 320 PS, 420 Nm, maksimum 250 km/j

Volkswagen Golf RVolkswagen telah menggugurkan Volkswagen Golf standard untuk pasaran US namun tidak untuk varian prestasi. Buktinya adalah Volkswagen Golf R 2022 baru sahaja dilancarkan sebagai VW Golf R paling berkuasa pernah dikeluarkan.Sebagai sebuah model berprestasi tinggi, VW Golf R 2022 hadir dengan talaan dan teknologi terbaru. Antara ciri terbaru adalah sistem 4Motion AWD tork vektor yang mampu mengagihkan berat kereta pada gandar depan atau belakang secara sekata untuk memudahkan kere

Haris

Haris

Nov 4, 2020

In Brief: 2019 Volkswagen Passat, GTI in a business suit

(Model | Gallery)It’s a D-segment sedan that was unveiled to the Malaysian market in 2016. Following the discontinuation of the Kia Optima GT, the Volkswagen Passat is the only turbocharged (and most powerful) D-segment sedan on the market. The exhilarating performance is coupled with German-engineered style and class.How Much Is It?Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) only offers the Passat in a sole 2.0TSI Highline trim, priced at RM 195,390 (OTR without insurance). It is assembled

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Oct 14, 2019

All-new 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8, not expected in Malaysia until 2021

The all-new 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 was unveiled back in October, and sales in Germany has only begun yesterday. With the exception of the United Kingdom, sales in other right-hand drive markets, including Singapore and Australia, are not expected to begin until late-2020.At launch, the all-new Golf is available across several variants, including Style, R-Line, and GTE.The hotter GTI and R variants are expected to debut at a later date.For the German market, Volkswagen is offering a range of pe

Eric

Eric

Dec 6, 2019

New Golf GTI, Sorento and E-Class; 7 new released models coming to Malaysia!

The Geneva Motor Show is one of Europe’s biggest and most prestigious motor shows. As such, car manufacturers are expected to unveil their newest creation here for the first time. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus outbreak, the show had to be cancelled after the Swiss government put an immediate ban amid concerns of spiking COVID-19 cases in Europe.Despite the circumstances, car manufacturers are pressing ahead with their planned unveilings online or at a secure location. Rather than g

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 5, 2020