Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today unveiled the Jetta ALLSTAR and Beetle Merdeka Edition at its inaugural Volkswagen Fest 2017 held at Setia City Convention Centre from today to Sunday.

2017 Volkswagen Jetta ALLSTAR

The Jetta ALLSTAR is the latest in Volkswagen’s ALLSTAR range, which started with the Polo ALLSTAR earlier this year, followed by the Vento ALLSTAR launched in June.

This special edition Jetta is powered by a new generation 1.4L TSI single-turbocharged engine which generates 148hp and 250Nm at 1,500rpm to 3,500rpm matched with an improved seven-speed direct-shift gearbox (DSG) which takes it from 0 to 100km/h in 8.6 seconds.

It comes with RM3,000 worth of exclusive accessories such as aluminium sports pedals, rear trunk spoiler, ALLSTAR scuff plates, emblems and carpet mats.

The Jetta ALLSTAR is priced at RM109,990 not including registration and insurance, and comes in four colours – Candy White, Platinum Grey, Reflex Silver and Deep Black.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Merdeka Edition

In conjunction with the upcoming 60th Merdeka celebration, VPCM also introduced the limited 60th Merdeka Edition Beetle, which is similar to the iconic Herbie Beetle, decked in livery and with the number 60 on its hood and sides.

It is powered by a 1.2L turbocharged TSI engine with maximum output of 104hp and 175Nm, mated to a seven-speed direct-shift gearbox (DSG).

Updates in the Merdeka Edition Beetle include leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel, a 5.8-inch touchscreen ‘Composition Colour’ with USB, Bluetooth and eight speakers, as well as seat covers in Pepita fabric.

Priced at RM136,888 not including registration and insurance, this special edition Beetle is limited to 16 units and is comes in Pure White and White Silver.

All 16 units come with a five-year warranty, 60-month road tax and limited edition Beetle suitcase worth RM600.

The public can view both new models at the Volkswagen Fest 2017, along with a gathering of current and classic Volkswagen cars including the iconic original Beetle and Kombi vans courtesy of owners and enthusiasts nationwide, as well as experience test drives and other activities.


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