2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Launched In Malaysia At RM218k; 3Door Version… — Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors

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2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI In Malaysia At RM218k; 3-Door At RM210k

We’re reporting to you from Sentosa Island, where Volkswagen Malaysia has launched the all-new 2013 Golf GTI. The new hot-hatch be available at Volkswagen showrooms at RM217,888 this Saturday.

the availability of a ‘Performance’ edition of the new Golf GTI Mk7 elsewhere in the world, no version will be made here in Malaysia. However and surprisingly, Volkswagen Malaysia has made available a three-door of the hatchback, which will be from RM209,888.

The 3-door of the Golf GTI is dubbed by Volkswagen as the pack, and maintains all the performance of the hot-hatch, but for its minimalist approach equipment offerings.

Back to the five-door Volkswagen Golf and we have a compact family that is far better than the one it, and enters the market with of new offerings.

Performance and Economy: power, near-Golf R figures, efficiency

The Volkswagen Golf GTI a 2.0-litre TSI engine which out 220hp, and 350Nm of torque to the wheels only 31hp of torque short on the very, powerful existing 2012 Golf R. When paired its wet-clutch type six-speed DSG the new Golf GTI handles its 0-100km/h in 6.5 seconds, and will hit a top speed of

Environmentally, the new Volkswagen Golf GTI a pretty impressive ‘green’ by returning 6.4l/100km of fuel, and just 148g/km of CO2 into the

Exterior Styling: Unreserved, suitable for everyone

Where the Volkswagen Golf Mk7 itself a little more reserved its styling, the 2013 Volkswagen GTI holds nothing back. The GTI is differentiated from the regular Mk7 by its front end styling: its front features aerodynamic-enhancing blades on end, there’s a red stripe runs through the headlamps and and of course, there’s the GTI badging on the grille.

At the back, there’s a rear spoiler, dual that sit on each side of the and are tucked neatly into the new Not much else apart the GTI badging help distinguish the new GTI the regular Golf Mk7 — aren’t any of the smoked LED rear as seen on the internationally-available GTIs, Volkswagen Group Malaysia instead for similar tail featured on the regular Mk7 Golf.

For wheels, 18-inch ‘Austin’ are offered as standard, but 19-inch shoes are optional, while ‘Brooklyn’ wheels are reserved for the pack three-door variant.

Design: Premium quality and style to match substance

the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI there’s nothing short of best bits. For a change, Malaysia is offering the signature GTI fabric seats, as opposed to leathers.

The GTI leather multi-function wheel has paddle shifters on side, while further GTI include a GTI leather gear GTI “Checkered black” decorative and a GTI-exclusive Multi-function Display with lap timer.

The GTI-exclusive Media’ infotainment system ready with eight a 5.8-inch touchscreen, and USB/Aux/SD capability for all your in-car

Other notable goodies the new Golf GTI include rear air cruise control with limiter, rear LED reading a 60:40-split folding rear ISOFIX child seat and an electronic parking brake.

Handling and Driving Dynamics:

While we’ll miss the limited-slip differential featured on the version of the 2013 Volkswagen GTI, the locally-available hatch get here has an XDS+ system to the front end of the car away from The XDS+ is an upgrade on the outgoing XDS

DYNAMIC CHASSIS CONTROL: as an optional extra, the DCC system drivers five different modes: ECO, Comfort, Sport and Individual. While the speak for themselves as to what do to a car’s suspension, throttle and steering feel, the ‘Individual’ allows you to completely customise the you can have a soft and supple while at the same time the relentless power of the new GTI at the touch of toes.

MQB: Also handling, is of course Volkswagen’s MQB The Mk7 GTI is built on the popular “Modularer (Modular Transverse Matrix) which also underpins the new Mk7, Audi A3, Seat and Skoda Octavia.

The Tech Optional equipment for even GTI-ness

The 2013 Volkswagen GTI will be in Malaysian showrooms Saturday will be offered an optional ‘Tech Pack’ that includes Vienna upholstery with GTI red stitching, a electric adjustable driver and the super-impressive must-have Dynamic Control (DCC) with Profile Selection.

The Tech Pack costs an RM10,000, while if you want ‘Santiago’ alloys over the 18-inch ‘Austin’ wheels, will be an additional cost of — bringing your the optional package to RM13,000.

Golf GTI Mk7:

Volkswagen Malaysia caught us slightly today, when they that they will be a RM209,888 three-door version of the Volkswagen Golf GTI. The GTI has been dubbed the ‘Pure’ and offers GTI enthusiasts with the of having all the core essentials of the at a more affordable price and less equipment.

Buyer’s Should you buy one?

The RM217,888 tag on the 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 surely scare away a few potential customers in the market for a However, there are quite a few why you should seriously considering one.

For one, it is a purely phenomenal Having personally been the new GTI all day long, I guarantee you of a brilliant and unbelievable everyday practicality, you go city, highway, and circuit included. You’ll soon the details of this in our test review of the new GTI, which be live shortly.

Secondly, is its competition. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz 2013 Ford Focus ST and the all-new 2013 Volvo V40 to want a piece of the GTI Mk7, but won’t have it. This is far impressive for everyday convenience, and on a Again, more on this in a drive review we have for you.

Last, but not least, we the available of the ‘Pure’ pack The three-door option of the new Golf GTI is for the who want all the performance of a GTI, is to sacrifice the bells and whistles, and want to pay more than he for just that.

Our initial as is my personal one, is to drive it you judge it. It is just brilliant.

SPECS: 2013 Volkswagen GTI Mk7

Price: RM217,888 (Five-door / RM209,888 (Three-door version)

Four-cylinder 2.0-litre TSI, petrol injection

Transmission: Direct Shift Gearbox

Power: 220hp @4,700-6,200RPM, of torque @1,500-4,600RPM

Performance: in 6.5 seconds, 246km/g top speed

consumption: 6.4l/100km

Key WINS: performance, economy and handling, three-door option

Key LOSES: scary price tag, rear-end design, safe, and cheaper Volvo V40


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