KUALA LUMPUR - Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today launched the new Passat R- Line, an enhanced model with higher power and more premium features befitting its status as the world's best-selling mid-sized sedan.
The new Passat R-Line is given a power boost as its 2.0TSI turbocharged engine now produces 220PS and 350Nm of torque. Paired with a 6-speed wet clutch DSG, it delivers a dynamic driving experience that can be personalised even further with Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC).
Finer details have been added to the interior to make it more luxurious, with the key highlight being a premium Harman Kardon audio system. The 12 high-performance speakers and 700-watt amplifier will create an immersive audio journey for every drive. There is currently a haptic-touch air con control that is simple and intuitive to use too.
Locally assembled in Pekan, the new Passat R-Line is available in five colours including the new Scale Silver. It is the second model in Malaysia to receive the new Volkswagen logo.
Erik Winter, Managing Director of VPCM, is pleased to kick-start 2022 with the launch of the upgraded Passat R-Line, "The Passat is built on a successful combination of class and performance, which makes it the sedan of choice for the sophisticated both globally and locally. We have retained the unique features of the Passat R-Line but fine-tuned its performance, so that it becomes an ideal partner for the discerning driver."
Engine and Performance
Powered with a 2.0TSI turbocharged engine and 6-speed wet clutch DSG that produce 220PS and 350Nm of torque, the new Passat R-Line promises a thrilling drive for the bold.
Driving experience is further enhanced with Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) and Driving Mode Selection that allows for the driver to customise the driving style based on needs.
Fuel efficiency is at approximately 6.9l/100km.
The premium Harman Kardon 700-watt audio system features 12 speakers (including a subwoofer) to deliver rich and vibrant acoustics in four modes: Pure, Chill Out, Live and Energy.
Options for metallic colours are Scale Silver, Aquamarine Blue, and Manganese Grey; whereas Deep Black and Oryx White are the two pearl-effect colours that are available at no additional cost.
The new Passat R-Line is priced from RM211,916.88 with the current sales tax exemption, and comes with three years free maintenance, five years unlimited mileage warranty, and five years roadside assistance.