Published on December 20th, 2014 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Volkswagen Golf & Golf R PICK UP 3 AWARDS
Volkswagen Malaysia announced this week that The Golf and The Golf R, were honoured respectively at two different car of the year events in Malaysia. Adding to its ensemble of awards, the seventh generation Golf 1.4 TSI surpassed other vehicles to defend its top spot in the Midsize Saloon/Hatchback category for the second consecutive year while The Golf R topped the score charts in the Hot-hatch category.
Mr Armin Keller, Managing Director of Volkswagen Malaysia said, “The seventh generation Golf is truly remarkable, and is one of Volkswagen’s finest creations! It excels in every area and it has a lineage of awards from all over the world, a testament to its unmatched competence.
The Golf R’s winning streak continued when it also won Performance Car of the Year category. The 280PS hot-hatch outrivaled other vehicles to top the podium.
Since its launch in Malaysia in March 2013, The Golf 1.4 TSI was named both the European Car of the Year 2013 and World Car of the Year 2013 awards. It exudes a maximum 250Nm of torque while recording an official fuel consumption rate of only 5.0l/100km – offering consumers both power and fuel efficiency.
In its fourth generation, the Golf R is a compact powerhouse with a 2.0-litre newly designed turbocharged petrol direct-injection (TSI) engine that develops 380Nm of torque and 280PS with a 0 – 100 acceleration within 5.0 seconds. The Golf R produces sportiness in the fast lane with a formidable combination of cutting-edge racing technology, pure power and everyday drivability.
Priced respectively at RM 159,888 and from RM 245,888, The Golf 1.4 TSI and Golf R are available for test drive sessions at authorized Volkswagen showrooms nationwide. For more information on the award-winning Volkswagens, please visit www.volkswagen.com.my