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2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 is out! More digital than ever

The most popular hatchback in the world – the Volkswagen Golf – has debuted in its eighth generation, Mark 8 (Mk8).It sits on an updated version of Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform and the dimensions are just a tad larger than before save for the width, measuring at 4,284 mm in length (26 mm longer), 1,789 mm in width (10mm narrower) and stands 1,456 mm tall (4 mm taller). The wheelbase measures at 2,636 mm (16mm longer).The Mk8 Golf gets five hybrid powertra

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 25, 2019

Mk8 Volkswagen Golf Country – a jacked up 4WD Golf

What you’re seeing here is not an official variant from Volkswagen, but rather a rendering of 'what if VW decides to deck the new Golf with a crossover treatment.' This rendering here is done by Kleber Silva, an automotive designer.At the 1989 Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen introduced the Golf Country – a four-wheel-drive Golf with lifted suspension. Only less than 8,000 units were made during its three years production because back then crossover wasn’t really a thing a

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 12, 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 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

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

Renault Clio overtakes Volkswagen Golf as Europe’s best-selling car

According to Jato Dynamic’s monthly report, the Renault Clio, with 24,915 units registered, has dethroned the Volkswagen Golf, which recorded 24,735 registrations, as the best-selling car in Europe in February 2020.Based on the collected statistics, the effect of Covid-19 has yet affected car sales in Europe the previous month. February registered a 7 percent drop in car sales compared to 7.6 percent in January though analysers are anticipating a larger drop in coming months.But the more s

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 2, 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

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

Volkswagen Golf Mk8 - When is it coming to Malaysia and should you wait for it?

The eighth-generation (Mk8) Volkswagen Golf was introduced globally late last year but before markets outside of Europe could get their hands on it, Covid-19 happened and plans have been affected. So, here’s what we know about the Golf Mk8 so far.1. When is it coming to Malaysia?In left-hand drive Europe, the Golf Mk8 went on sale in December last year and for the right-hand drive UK market, sales began in February. Shortly before the world stood still.Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (V

Shaun

Shaun

Jun 1, 2020

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

Volkswagen Golf R Mk8 gets Drift Mode like an AMG A45S

Launched last year, the all-wheel drive (AWD) Volkswagen Golf R Mk8 came with some truly tire-shredding numbers: 320 PS and 420 Nm from a turbocharged 2.0-litre engine.While those numbers are certainly going to tear up other hot hatches, there is one feature on this Golf R that will terrify the tyres and that is “Drift” mode. Yes, the flagship performance European hatchback has a feature that will entice you to stock up on cheap tyres that you can play around with.Available on the Go

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 28, 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

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

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

Mersita

Mersita

Jun 29, 2020

The Volkswagen Arteon is a Golf R with a boot, estimated prices: RM290k – RM310k

- Successor to the Volkswagen CC returns under a new Arteon name- Open for bookings, estimated prices RM290k – RM310k- Only one CBU (from Germany) variant available – 2.0 TSI 4Motion R-Line- Powertrain shared with Golf R, interior shared with PassatFollowing its preview at November’s Premium Auto Car Expo in Setia Alam, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia have announced that it is now accepting pre-bookings for the Volkswagen Arteon.Like the previous Volkswagen CC, the Arteon is

Robert

Robert

Jul 22, 2019

This Volkswagen Golf R makes more power than a Lamborghini Aventador!

Ask anyone who has ever driven a Volkswagen Golf R and they’ll tell you that it’s no slouch. However, German tuner ‘The Turbo Engineers’ thought that it needs a little more pep in its step.Enter what could possibly be the only five-cylinder Golf R in the world. The stock four-pot was swapped for a 2.5-litre turbo unit from the Audi RS3 but with a name like ‘The Turbo Engineers’, they took it upon themselves to strap a bigger turbo on it. Because that

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 14, 2020

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 e

Tasia

Tasia

Aug 30, 2019

Volkswagen Tiguan overtakes the Golf as VW's best-selling model

The production of Volkswagen Tiguan just broke six million mark globally, making it as the best-selling Volkswagen model in the world over the Golf. Over two generations have been produced, with the outgoing, second-generation model grabbing the most amount of sales since it was introduced in 2016.According to Volkswagen, a brand new Tiguan rolls of the production line every 35 seconds on average out of its four plants across four different time zones. A total of 910,926 units of current-generat

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 21, 2020

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

All-new Golf to make its debut on October 24th

How about a word association game? Just think of the word off the top of your head. Volkswagen!If it’s anything other than Golf, then hopefully this time Volkswagen will be able to change that. Here’s the eighth generation (Mk8) Golf, albeit in rendering and sketches. But fret not, all will be revealed on the 24th of October so mark your calendars.The Mk8 Golf sports a revamped exterior design, being more dynamic than before and yet still recognisable as a Golf from all sid

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 11, 2019

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

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

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

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

Excuse Me? No More New Golf R?

The generation of Golf (MK7) has been around for seven years, and it's pretty much a textbook step to proceed with another model renewal. Volkswagen recently released a press release detailing its full line-up for the 2020 model year. The name of Golf R, however, seems to be marked out of the curriculum.Later in Volkswagen's official response, we find no relief for those who concrened about the layoff.  Except for the hot all-wheel-drive hatchback which reached the end of production

Gemma

Gemma

Aug 9, 2019

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

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

2021 VW Golf Mk8 for Malaysia to drop DSG for 8-speed torque converter?

A recent report from Australia mentioned that the upcoming 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 will drop the famed dual-clutch automatic in favour of a torque converter automatic.Wait, what?The report cites Volkswagen Australia that the main reason for the switch is due to emission regulations, or the lack of.Currently, Australia conforms to the Euro 5 emission standards, which is a tad bit more lenient than Europe’s 6d regulations. When the newer Euro 6d regulations commence on 1-January 2021, it al

Eric

Eric

Jun 22, 2020

Future VW products to follow Golf Mk8's cue for meter design

Volkswagen Golf GTIIt looks cool, doesn’t it? The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI sports a new Digital Cockpit display, with active info display and the ability to display multiple designs.Being digital, there is flexibility in design, and there's even the option of downloadable content of new meter design as a more personalized experience.The Digital Cockpit display will be a prominent feature in future Volkswagen products, and if the picture above is any indication of design yo

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 9, 2020

VW Golf Mk8 bakal dilancarkan pada negara pandu kanan - Malaysia suku ke-2 2021!

Walaupun penjualan Volkswagen Golf Mk8 sudahpun bermula di Eropah sejak Disember 2019, penjualan pada pasaran pandu kanan (kecuali UK) telah ditunda hampir setahun.​Kelewatan itu adalah untuk membolehkan Volkswagen menangani laporan gangguan yang ditimbulkan oleh pelanggan mengenai perisian infotainment kereta.Perbaikan telah diluncurkan dan pengenalan di pasar pemanduan kanan kini dilanjutkan secara berperingkat. ​Golf Mk8 telah dilancarkan di Australia pada Disember 2020. Kini, Volkswagen Jepu

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 12, 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