Published on August 12th, 2020 | by Amirul Mukminin


Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Launched – RM221k, CKD

At long last, the Volkswagen Arteon has been officially launched in Malaysia in locally-assembled, sporty R-Line guise. Note that this is the original version and not the facelifted model that was unveiled in June.

Assembled in Pekan, Pahang, the Arteon R-Line is priced at RM221,065.28 excluding insurance. It comes with 3 years free maintenance, 5 years unlimited mileage warranty and 5 years roadside assistance.

The five-door fastback is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder TSI engine that churns out 190 PS and 320 Nm of torque, which is sent to the front wheels via a 7-speed DSG.

The powertrain is complemented by Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) that offers to 15 selectable increments and five different driving modes – Eco, Comfort, Normal, Sport and Individual.

Appearance-wise, the Arteon R-Line’s sleek lines are further enhanced with LED lights all around, 19-inch Montevideo alloy wheels, a boot lid spoiler and an R-Line badge on the front grille. There are five colours to choose from.

Inside, there’s the Nappa Carbon leather upholstery, Silver Rise aluminium inserts and Titanium Black headliner. Standard equipment includes Dynaudio sound system, three-colour ambient lighting, 9.2-inch Discover Pro infotainment touchscreen and 11.7-inch Digital Cockpit.

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Check out the press release for more info:


Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today launched the highly-anticipated, all-new Arteon R-Line to the Malaysian public. A masterpiece on wheels, the Arteon made its global debut in 2017 is now is locally assembled at the Volkswagen plant in Pekan, Pahang.

The five-door fastback is Volkswagen’s flagship model and offers the perfect combination of avant-garde design with dynamic handling. Its name is a true reflection of its appearance – ‘Art’ describes the fastback’s harmonious lines and emotionality, while ‘eon’ identifies’ it as a premium Volkswagen model.

The Arteon was designed to arouse emotions and create desirability, and paired with sporty R-Line trimmings, one is ensured a car that is visually breath taking from every angle.

The Volkswagen R-Line variants take inspiration from the Volkswagen performance R range. The R-Line range is a sporty styling package fitted onto the vehicle to give it an extra edge in creating an overall sportier look while maintaining great value.

As an R-Line model, the Arteon’s head-turning exterior is complemented with an aggressive front chrome grill with R-Line badge, LED headlights and taillights with dynamic indicators, a rugged black rear spoiler, 19” Montevideo alloy wheels, and lower chrome trimmings.

Form follows function with the Arteon R-Line. It doesn’t just offer presence – but space too, with a best-in-class boot space of 563 litres, accessible with an Easy Open boot function.

Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) with Driving Mode Selection allows the driver to customise and select up to 15 driving style preferences and effortlessly stay connected with a personalised Digital Cockpit and wireless App-Connect Apple Car Play. Comfort is redefined as the front seats are 14-way Ergo Comfort seats in Nappa carbon-style black leather with massage function.

Other highlights include a premium Dynaudio audio system offers 11 speakers and 700-watt subwoofer, and area view camera 360°.

Erik Winter, Managing Director of VPCM was delighted to introduce the all-new Arteon R-Line to the Malaysian market. “The stunning Arteon really needs no introduction, and this is a model that Malaysians have been patiently waiting for. As our new flagship, the Arteon elevates the Volkswagen brand for us as it beautifully captures design, performance and function while offering a greater feeling of exclusivity. Having it as an R-Line model, adds sportiness even more to the heart of the Arteon.”

Bookings and test drive arrangements can be made at all authorized Volkswagen dealerships nationwide. For more information, visit

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