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You can buy a WRC specs VW Polo rally car, but not a Golf. Here’s why.

There is a WRC spec Volkswagen Polo on sale for rally fans! The Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 is a product of Volkswagen Motorsport as they prepared for their return to rallying in the WRC2 category.If you’re wondering if the car is road legal, yes, it is legal to be driven on the road. The Polo GTI R5 is a rally car built to attract buyers rather than a championship winning car.Developing a car under the strict restrictions of WRC is tough enough, but to create a car fit for both WRC but ha

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 19, 2019

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 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

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

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

The VW Polo started life as an Audi? Say what?

Audi did not start off as the luxury car brand that we know of today. Back in the 60s, before the Audi started competing with luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW, Audi was rolling out affordable cars like the small hatchback Audi 50.Which… Volkswagen later took and rebadged into the Volkswagen Polo. Say what? But it’s true! The first Volkswagen Polo introduced to the world back in 1975 was actually a rebadged Audi 50.Audi 50 3-door hatchback launched in 1974This is because when

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 24, 2019

The Toyota GR Yaris is a reborn Lancer Evolution, WRC car by Tommi Makinen for the streets

At the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Auto Salon, Toyota has just unveiled the brand-new GR Yaris, its latest addition to the ever-growing GR line-up.Toyota co-developed the GR Yaris with the help of Tommi Makinen Racing, with the goal of transforming the Yaris into a street-legal rally car.The all-new GR Yaris is the culmination of the knowledge Toyota gained from competing in the World Rally Championship (WRC), and it shows.Underneath the pretty 3-door hatchback’s sheet metal is the same TNGA-B plat

Eric

Eric

Jan 10, 2020

Honda Jazz vs Toyota Yaris vs Volkswagen Polo - which B-segment hatchback is for you?

Honda Jazz is one of the top favourites for those looking for a non-national hatchback. The design is chic, great reliability, coupled with fantastic interior space and a well-designed ergonomics, it’s not hard to see why critics and consumers alike rated the Jazz highly.(2018 Honda Jazz Gallery | Specifications | Full Review)Honda JazzBut as with any king on the throne, there is always a worthy challenger trying to grab the coveted spot. After missing a hatchback model

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 12, 2020

Volkswagen Nivus debuts, would Malaysians want a Polo-based coupe-SUV?

Volkswagen officially introduced the new 2020 Volkswagen Nivus. VW knows it as their latest Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) with a coupe silhouette. The Nivus is developed in South America and will be the entry level SUV in the region. Sales in Brazil and Argentina will start this year while the rest of the world will follow in the second half of 2021.Interest for coupe-SUVs have been increasing steadily throughout the years, especially in the new generation of younger car buyers. This was

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 29, 2020

Owner Review: Cheaper to Own Than a Myvi? - How I Ended Up Getting the Volkswagen Polo

** This article is the personal experience of a 2015 Volkswagen Polo 1.6MPI Hatchback owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Kamal Afiq bin Kamal BahrinThis is a 2015 Volkswagen Polo 1.6MPI Hatchback that my wife bought new in 2015. It is the first car that she bought to replace her ageing family owned 2009 Perodua Viva 1.0 EZi. Upon returning from overseas and securing a job that required her to travel from Johor to Kerteh almost on a weekly basis, we wanted a car

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 10, 2020

Jimat lebih RM 9,000 dengan Volkswagen!

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) dengan sukacitanya mengumumkan pengurangan harga sehingga RM 9,484 berikutan pengumuman pengecualian cukai penjualan. Harga baru tersebut akan berkuat kuasa pada 15 Jun hingga 31 Disember 2020.Model Volkswagen yang dipasang secara tempatan (CKD) adalah Polo, Vento, Tiguan dan Passat, manakala barisan model Golf (R-Line, GTI dan R) diimport sepenuhnya (CBU). Dengan pengecualian cukai jualan, pelanggan dapat menikmati penjimatan sehingga RM 3,881

Haris

Haris

Jun 12, 2020

Spyshot: Volkswagen Virtus diintip di India, bakal ganti VW Vento?

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia didapati telah menggugurkan Volkswagen Vento secara senyap di Malaysia. Walaubagaimanapun, tiada sebarang maklumat mengenai penggantinya dapat disahkan.Sedan segmen B tersebut merupakan model Volkswagen mampu milik dengan harga serendah RM 84,449 bagi varian paling asas iaitu varian Comfortline.Namun begitu, pasaran Amerika Selatan sudah pun menerima pengganti VW Vento iaitu Volkswagen Virtus; sebuah model kembar sedan bagi model hatchback VW Polo Mk6. Volkswag

Haris

Haris

Jan 5, 2021

In Brief: VW Polo – Old, but is it worth it?

(2019 Volkswagen Polo Price and Specs | Gallery)The Volkswagen Polo is the cornerstone of Volkswagen Malaysia’s line-up, and has been around since 2010.Back in 2010, the Polo was available with a fancy TSI and DSG powertrain combination, but was discontinued a couple of years later.The Polo you see here was introduced back in 2015, featuring a basic 1.6-litre MPI engine mated to a 6-speed torque converter automatic.How Much Is It?Priced from RM 74,990 for the Comfortline variant, the Volks

Eric

Eric

Nov 22, 2019

Volkswagen R presents a brand new logo

From now on, Volkswagen’s most powerful cars will bear a very different looking R. This is because Volkswagen R has launched a brand new R logo. The letter R is now stripped down to its essential components giving it a more distinct and sleek look. Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design Centre, and his team developed the new R logo together with Technical Development and the Volkswagen R Marketing Team.As the sportiest part of Volkswagen, designers carefully drew the R to

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 8, 2019

Spied: Volkswagen Virtus caught testing in India, Vento replacement for Malaysia?

Credits: Rushlane, OverdriveWith news of the Volkswagen Vento finally discontinued in Malaysia out of the way, let’s move on to a scoop on its potential replacement. A Volkswagen Virtus in left-hand drive has been spotted by the Indian media very recently, so does this mean that the Virtus is a go for our market?Credit: RushlaneWell, it’s not exactly a straightforward answer because this particular Virtus is most likely used as a test mule by Volkswagen India. There will be some diff

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 5, 2021

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

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

More savings mean bigger angpow with Volkswagen

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is ushering in this Chinese New Year with special savings on selected models. Model Savings up to (RM) Monthly Repayment (RM) Polo 4,000 725 Vento Comfortline 8,000 783 Vento Highline 4,000 894 Golf R-Line 2,000 1,750 Tiguan Highline 2,000 1,675 Beetle Sport 5,000 1,505 Monthly calculation based on 9-year loan tenure with 10% down payment and based on 2.5% interest rate. Subject to te

Eric

Eric

Jan 3, 2020

Volkswagen Passat R-Line to be launched later in Malaysia

Volkswagen PassatBesides the upcoming Arteon, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is also introducing the R-Line edition of the facelifted Volkswagen Passat launched earlier this year.Expect the R-Line trim to come with more dark bits surrounding the exterior, 19-inch alloys, R-Line sports seats and possible digital gizmo add ons. The R-Line will be based on the sole Elegance trim with 2.0-litre turbocharged TSI engine producing 190 PS and 320 Nm of torque, mated to a 7-speed wet clutch DS

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 13, 2020

New 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line launched in Malaysia, from RM 203k

A couple of months ago, Volkswagen Malaysia was busy with the launch of the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Volkswagen Arteon R-Line. Also previewed was the 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line in white which was only opened for booking at the time.However, the wait is over as Volkswagen has just launched the Passat R-Line in Malaysia online via Facebook Live as the top-of-the-line variant of Volkswagen’s D-segment sedan. Prices of the Passat R-Line start at RM 203,411 (excluding SST which is vali

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 14, 2020

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

Volkswagen Malaysia holds a 12.12 sale on Instagram. Say what?

The concept of buying a car on Lazada is still foreign to most of us, but now Volkswagen Malaysia has taken yet another unconventional step with an Instagram-exclusive car sale in conjunction with the 12.12 sale.12 units of the VW Polo with JOIN accessories and 12 units of the VW Beetle with free spoiler and VW Tint will be up on sale on Volkswagen Malaysia’s Instagram profile with a RM 12,000 discount.Like the 12.12 sales on online shopping websites, VW’s 12.12 sales only run f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 11, 2019

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross could be launched in Indonesia, what about Malaysia?

The latest Motor Vehicle Sales Value (NJKB, Nilai Jual Kenderaan Bermotor) from Indonesia’s tax office has revealed numerous vehicles that are to be launched in the archipelago. Besides the specs of the Daihatsu Rocky and Toyota Raize, donor cars to the Perodua D55L compact SUV, another car listed is the 2021 Volkswagen T-Cross.NJKB is a car’s gazetted before tax value that is used by the Indonesian Customs. It is not the car’s selling price. The latest NJKB only shows one vari

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 17, 2021

New 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line open for booking in Malaysia, est RM210k

Today, Volkswagen Malaysia launched the 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line alongside the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and the Volkswagen Arteon R-Line. At an estimated price of RM 210,000, the Passat R-line is now available for booking. The locally-assembled Volkswagen Passat R-Line is rivalled by other D-segment saloons like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord.Price The R-line variant is a step above the Elegance Variant.Volkswagen Passat 2.0 TSI R-line – est RM210,000 (Price excluding SST to be c

Arif

Arif

Aug 12, 2020

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

2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line kini rasmi! Tambahan aksesori mewah, DCC, harga RM 203,411!

Volkswagen PassatVolkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) baru sahaja melancarkan 2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line. Sedan segmen D continental ini pertama kali didedahkan pada majlis pelancaran Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace dan Volkswagen Arteon R-Line.2020 Volkswagen Passat R-Line menyertai barisan model dengan lencana R-Line seperti Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan dan Arteon. Sebagai sebuah model prestasi tinggi, 2020 Volkswagen Passsat R-Line bukan sekadar tambahan kosmetik sahaja.Perbezaan dengan Volkswa

Haris

Haris

Oct 14, 2020

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

0-100 km/j: Antara Myvi, Iriz, Jazz, Yaris, Mazda 2, dan Polo, yang manakah paling laju?

Kenderaan hatchback segmen B agak laris di Malaysia dimana ia menjadi pilihan utama bagi graduan yang baru memulakan kerja. Segmen ini juga menarik buat pengguna yang hendak menukar daripada kereta bandar yang kecil seperti Perodua Axia atau daripada kereta lama sekalipun.Untuk pengetahuan anda, segmen ini jugalah Perodua Myvi bertapak dan menguasai pasaran Malaysia sehingga menjadi kenderaan yang paling laris.Perodua Myvi turut dianggap sebagai raja di jalanan kerana kelajua

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 10, 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

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