The new Golf. One Golf to rule them all.

The new Golf has arrived. Cool, stylish and powerful - the new Golf promises to deliver exhilarating performance. With a stylish exterior, the new Golf exudes a powerful road presence. With advanced intuitive features and powerful engines, it's worth waiting for.

Golf Sportline

RM146,888

Equipment Highlights:

  • 1.4TSI 150PS turbocharged direct injection petrol 4-cylinder engine
  • DSG 7-speed direct shift gearbox
  • LED daytime running lights 
  • 8" touchscreen 'Composition Media' infotainment system with USB and iPod/iPhone interface, SD card slot, AUX-IN, Bluetooth, 8 speakers 
  • App-Connect® smartphone connectivity (MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto)
  • 7 Airbags

Golf R-Line

RM157,488

Equipment Highlights:

  • 1.4TSI 150PS turbocharged direct injection petrol 4-cylinder engine
  • DSG 7-speed direct shift gearbox
  • Full LED headlights system with LED daytime running lights
  • 12.3" high definition Active Info Display
  • 8" touchscreen 'Composition Media' infotainment system with USB and iPod/iPhone interface, SD card slot, AUX-IN, Bluetooth, 8 speakers 
  • App-Connect® smartphone connectivity (MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto)

Golf GTI

RM225,888

Equipment Highlights:

  • 2.0TSI 230PS turbocharged direct injection petrol 4-cylinder engine
  • DSG 6-speed direct shift gearbox
  • 'Milton Keynes' alloy wheels 7.5J X 18"
  • Adaptive Chassis Control with Driving Mode Selection
  • GTI 'Vienna' perforated leather seat upholstery*
  • 12.3" high definition Active Info Display
  • 8" touchscreen 'Discover Media' Navigation infotainment system with USB and iPod/iPhone interface, SD card slot, AUX-IN, Bluetooth, Performance Monitor, Driving Mode Selection, 8 speakers 
  • App-Connect® smartphone connectivity (MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto)

Golf R

RM278,888

Equipment Highlights:

  • 2.0TSI 290PS 4MOTION turbocharged direct injection petrol 4-cylinder engine
  • DSG 7-speed direct shift gearbox
  • 'Pretoria Black' alloy wheels 8J X 19"
  • Adaptive Chassis Control with Driving Mode Selection
  • R 'Vienna' perforated leather seat upholstery*
  • 12.3" high definition Active Info Display 
  • 9.2" touchscreen 'Discover Pro' Navigation infotainment system with USB and iPod/iPhone interface, SD card slot, AUX-IN, Bluetooth, 10GB Jukebox, Gesture Control, Performance Monitor, Driving Mode Selection, 8 speakers 
  • App-Connect® smartphone connectivity (MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto)

Theory of evolution Designers Georgio Giugiaro and Herbert Schäfer came up with a design-DNA for eternity in the original Golf. The new Golf also follows this genetic code.

 

Industrial design on a high level is an art. It leaves its mark on epochs and creates icons. The best designs outlast time. The Bauhaus or Wagenfeld lamp (1923) is one such icon. The Lounge Chair (1956) by Charles and Ray Eames is another; it is considered the original benchmark for avant-garde furniture design. Simple in its structure, perfect in its execution. Even very simple consumer objects can become icons, such as the legendary Coke bottle (1915). In more recent times, it has often been consumer electronics that have written the history of design, such as the Sony Walkman (1979) and the first Apple iPhone (2007).

Automobiles have also time and again attained immortality. The Golf is one of these: Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design: "There are hardly any comparable cars in the world whose design has been continually refined from generation to generation as the Golf. Vehicles in which an evolution of design succeeds over decades have the potential of being celebrated as an icon some day. The most prominent example of such an icon is the Porsche 911; meanwhile, in the field of high-volume production models, the Golf is a member of this automotive hall of fame."

The design of the original in 1974 created an entire vehicle class. There were compact hatchback models before it. But none of them had a design-DNA that was progressive enough to last over the decades. The Golf was the first to have such DNA, created by Italian designer Giorgio Giugiaro and completed by Herbert Schäfer who was Head of Volkswagen Design at the time. Klaus Bischoff: "This DNA is what made a crucial contribution to the trajectory of the Golf. The latest Golf also follows this genetic code. Although it has often been tried, no one has been able to copy its design. Its DNA acts like a form of copy protection."

It has been with us since 1974 – the Golf An entire generation has been named after it. No other European car has sold better. By the end of 2016, 33,312,123 Golf cars had been sold. Averaged over the past four decades, this means that someone, somewhere in the world decides to buy a new Golf every 40 seconds. Figures like these, which very well could be records, are typical of the history of this Volkswagen.

Interesting facts and figures on the Golf.

33,312,123 units by the end of 2016 | The Volkswagen Golf is the most successful European car ever.

21,517,415 units | In 2002, Golf sales overtook the hitherto most successful car in the world: the Beetle.

10,000,000 units | By 1988 the Golf had already broken through the ten million vehicles barrier.

1,000,000 km | In 2003, one driver of a Golf Mk1 exceeded one million kilometres on the odometer. More "millionaires" followed.

€188,938 | The most expensive Golf (Generation V) was auctioned in 2005; its first owner was Pope Benedict XVI.

€10,156 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first Golf (Generation II) was auctioned in 2012.

2,120 Golf cars per day | This is the average number of new Golf cars produced and sold per day for four decades - over two thousand.

730 days for the first million | Only two years after its debut, the millionth unit of the first Golf was delivered.

650 PS for the enthusiasts | The most powerful Golf ever was the GTI W12-650. It was shown in 2007 at the GTI meet at Wörthersee.

155 countries | Today the Golf is manufactured in five factories (Brazil, China, Germany, Mexico) and exported to 155 countries.

5 drive worlds | The Golf is the only car in the world which is available with any of these drive options: electric, hybrid, petrol, diesel or natural gas.

 

Technology Discover the technologies in our new Golf.

TSI Engines

TSI is Volkswagen's award-winning technology for petrol engines. It results in excellent drivability and instant acceleration in every gear. Plus, overtaking is safer and you can power up hills effortlessly, all with impressively low fuel consumption. 

At the heart of TSI is a smaller engine. It's more efficient, as there is less power loss resulting from friction. TSI engines are also cleaner, you'll also save on car tax. So they have a smaller impact on the environment, are kinder to your pocket - and, best of all, they're fun to drive. 

Direct petrol injection is combined with a turbocharger. This enhances the engine's combustion efficiency so the TSI engine power output is much higher than that of conventional, naturally aspirated engines.

TSI engines are designed to deliver maximum torque from engine speeds as low as 1500 or 1750 rpm. And that has the twin benefit of not only increasing your driving pleasure, but also, cutting fuel consumption.

Advanced Electronic Differential Lock (XDS)

XDS is an advanced electronic differential lock, linked to a sophisticated Electronic Stabilisation Programme (ESP) system.

We designed it to maximise road holding and improve responses, especially when cornering. In moments of fast cornering XDS gives out exactly the right amount of power, providing pressure on the inside wheel to prevent wheel spinning.

The result is better traction and a reduction of any tendency to under steer. You'll experience a more agile, precise and calm driving performance with better traction out of bends. In other words, you can enjoy sporty driving in your Volkswagen, knowing you have a reassuringly higher level of safety.

4MOTION (All wheel drive)

4MOTION gives you great grip on the road, come rain or shine. So, however treacherous the road surface, you get a sure-footed car with huge levels of traction.

Our four-wheel drive systems work hard to keep you safe, linking with other active safety systems on your Volkswagen to constantly monitor driving conditions. It reacts to even the slightest wheel slip and automatically sends the right amount of power to the wheels with the most grip. The second it detects a problem, it delivers extra traction where it's needed.

As a driver, you get reassuring stability and optimum control. And the confidence that your Volkswagen can safely tackle the roughest roads and the worst weather conditions. That lets you relax and enjoy your drive, knowing that 4MOTION is always on the alert to keep you safe and help you out of tricky situations. It will take snow and ice, slippery roads and muddy tracks in its stride, and help you get out of places where a normal car would be stuck.

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