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

Volkswagen Golf GTI Sebelum 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. Hal ini mengu


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 Eujin About my Volkswagen Golf GTI This 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 system and standard 18” Detr

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Aug 3, 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, the


Feb 27, 2020

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 Chandra The 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 surpass that benchmark.

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Sep 4, 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 iconi


Jan 16, 2021

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 will boast a 10.25-


Oct 5, 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? Sebagai perbandingan, VW Golf GTI Mk7.5 yang di


Jan 5, 2021

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

Volkswagen Golf GTI Volkswagen 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


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 momentum in


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. Mengenai Volkswagen Golf GTI, ia telah menjadi satu ikon di dalam industri permotoran. Kebiasaa


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


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. Which could mean that


Sep 3, 2020

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

Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen 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. 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 horsepower. Does that mean VW has pulled the trigger on a Tig

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Apr 23, 2020

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 86 UMW Toyota then introduced the facelifted 86 in 2017. There were some minor upgrades but prices went up further, to RM 257,502

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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. The soundbar d


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: Geely's premium EV, the Zeekr 001 debuts in China, around RM177k Here's 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


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 air

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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 facelift Take a good look at it - that's the Arteon's 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 - there's a high chance that will remain unchanged wit


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 Kuala


Feb 18, 2021

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

Volkswagen Golf R Volkswagen 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 ke


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 loc

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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


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 going

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Mar 5, 2020

BMW 128ti coming soon: i30N, Golf GTI rival with 265 PS, 8AT, FWD

2020 is not holding back with surprises so what’s another, right? The jack-in-the-box this time is the BMW 128ti, BMW’s new hot-hatch that’s ready to pinch sales from the VW Golf GTi. The Bavarians are also looking to cure a Hyundai i30N-sized headache. BMW going up against Hyundai? Wait till you hear what's next... It’s front-wheel drive (sorry, purists), but wait, it’s far from humbug. There’s a four-cylinder, turbocharged 2.0-litre mill putting out 265 PS paired to an 8-speed Steptronic (auto


Sep 17, 2020

Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback - pencabar VW Golf GTI dari Geely; 254 PS/350 Nm tork, 8AT

Tuan-tuan dan puan-puan, inilah dia Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback. Hothatch ini hadir dengan trenkuasa yang sama dengan Lynk & Co 03+, iaitu kereta yang sama tetapi berbentuk sedan. Secara teknikal, hatchback yang berprestasi tinggi ini dikuasakan oleh enjin 2.0L turbo yang menghasilkan 254 PS dan 350 Nm tork. Sama seperti hothatch lain, hembusan kuasa dihantar ke roda depan melalui transmisi automatik 8 kelajuan oleh Aisin. Dari segi prestasi, pecutan 0-100 km/j hanya mengambil masa selama 6.2 saat. U


Mar 22, 2021

Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback is Geely’s answer to the VW Golf GTI; 254 PS/350 Nm, 8AT

This is the Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback. It’s positioned as a performance hatchback, sharing the same powertrain as its sedan sibling, the Lynk & Co 03+. The Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback gets a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct injection engine that makes 254 PS and 350 Nm of torque, paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission supplied by Aisin. Power goes to the front wheels, as per traditional hot hatch. Claimed 0-100 km/h time is 6.2 seconds, which is in the ballpark of the Volkswagen Golf GTI. Outside, the


Mar 19, 2021

二手车指南:热血小钢炮,仅售RM 65k,VW Golf GTI值得入手吗?

一提到小钢炮,大部分人第一时间想到的肯定是Volkswagen Golf。确实,小钢炮这个词就是由Golf创造的。在那个拉力赛车的黄金时代,VW Golf凭借着平衡的车身重量分配脱颖而出,而其充满乐趣的驾驶体验,也成为了50年来人们津津乐道的话题。现在,在马来西亚,一辆二手的VW Golf GTI,最低只需RM 65k就能买到,但这笔买卖到底划不划算呢? 在这次的二手车选购指南中,我们要来看看VW Golf GTI Mk6和Mk7。在选购这款二手的标志性小钢炮时,都有哪些问题需要你多加注意呢? 常见问题 我们先从常常被忽略的一个重要问题开始,那就是Golf的双离合变速箱(DCT),VW也将其称为DSG变速箱。Golf的变速箱问题是众所周知的,尤其是在Mk6上。但其实,这具变速箱的问题在普通的Golf 1.4 TSI车型上更为常见。 Golf GTI上的DSG变速箱是经过加强设计的,如果上一任车主有认真阅读车主手册,并定时进行更换离合器等保养服务(费用在RM 2,500到RM 4,000左右),那么变速箱通常不会有什么大问题的。 但假如这具DSG变速箱真的出问题了,那么通常都是由于机电方


Jan 23, 2021

You only need three words to know about the 2020 VW Golf MK8 Volkswagen Golf

Not allowed to steal the spotlight from the ID 3 electric hatchback at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the 2020 Volkswagen Golf recently allowed to circulating about the road again before its official debut in October. (Picture Credit: @johannes.vag) So what can you expect from The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf? Sharper, Stronger and Faster, that's what that is. Sharper At first glance, you will recognize its one of the Glofs from the general side shape and classic C-pillar design. To the front end


Aug 30, 2019

Volkswagen Golf Mk8 – Bila nak sampai Malaysia dan patutkah anda tunggu?

Volkswagen Golf (Mk8) generasi kelapan telah diperkenalkan secara global hujung tahun lepas tetapi sebelum pasaran diluar Eropah boleh membelinya, COVID-19 terjadi dan rancangan pelancarannya terjejas. Ini yang kami tahu tentang Golf Mk8 setakat ini. 1. Bila nak sampai Malaysia? Di Eropah dimana pemanduannya sebelah kiri, Golf Mk8 mula dijual pada bulan Disember tahun lepas manakala bagi pasaran UK yang pemanduan sebelah kanan pula, jualannya bermula pada bulan Februari - betul-betul sebelum dun


Jun 29, 2020

254 PS/350 Nm、8AT,吉利将用Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback向VW Golf GTI发起挑战

这是Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback,它的定位是一款高性能的掀背车,与轿车的双生车型Lynk & Co 03+共享相同的动力系统。 Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback搭载了一具2.0升的缸内直喷涡轮增压引擎,能够输出254 PS的马力和350 Nm的扭力,匹配Aisin的8速自排变速器。和传统的小钢炮车型一样,它也采用了前轮驱动的形式。 官方公布的百公里加速时间为6.2秒,这个成绩与Volkswagen Golf GTI不相上下。 外观部分,这款车采用了全新的橙色涂装方案,降低的悬吊、外扩的轮拱、四边形的排气尾喉都在暗示着它的高性能取向。 目前关于Lynk & Co 02 Hatchback的细节还很少,因为官方仅仅发布了预告信息。据悉,该车将于2021年上半年亮相,更多信息也将陆续公布。


Mar 23, 2021