India-made VW Vento ALLSTAR & VW Vento GT launched in Malaysia
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Volkswagen expands Vento range with two special editions in Malaysia.
Volkswagen launched the VW Vento ALLSTAR and VW Vento GT in Malaysia yesterday. The Malaysia-only variants are sourced from VW’s plant in Maharashtra, India.
The VW Vento ALLSTAR is the second ALLSTAR model in Malaysia after the VW Polo ALLSTAR. It is priced from RM 78,888 (INR 11,90,281.30) and gets RM 7,000 (INR 1,05,617.70) worth of exclusive accessories such as black door strips, rear spoiler, black trunk garnish, ‘ALLSTAR’ scuff plates, emblems and carpet mats, aluminium sports pedals and leather seats.
In addition to these features, the VW Vento ALLSTAR is equipped with the new MY VW Drive App. There’s a sim card in the car that communicates with this application for a number of functions including driving style and fuel consumption tracking. The driver can use this app to call for emergency roadside assistance as well.
The VW Vento ALLSTAR is powered by the 1.6-litre MPI naturally aspirated petrol engine that produces 105 PS and 153 Nm of torque and sends power to the wheels via a 6-speed automatic transmission. It is available in Reflex Silver and Candy White colours.
The VW Vento GT gets a sporty styling with RM 9,000 (INR 1,35,794.18) worth of accessories such as GT aero kit, “Satin” black roof and door mirror wrapping, black door strips, ‘GT’ scuff plates, emblems and carpet mats, aluminium sports pedals and leather seats. For this model also, Reflex Silver and Candy White are the colour choices.
The VW Vento GT sports the 1.2-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine that develops 105 PS and 175 Nm of torque. The engine is linked to the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission. The VW Vento GT starts at RM 89,888 (INR 13,55,729.39).
VW Vento ALLSTAR – Image Gallery
VW Vento GT – Image Gallery
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