THE Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars in automotive history – recognised and loved for its distinct shape and rich heritage. This year, the iconic Beetle celebrates its 80th birthday, and Volkswagen is celebrating with a nationwide dealer celebration where everyone is invited.
The nationwide birthday celebration will take place on March 17 (this Saturday) at all authorised Volkswagen dealers from 11am till 5pm.
Visitors at the party will be able to test drive the Beetle Sport 1.2TSI, and enjoy fun themed activities and refreshments for the whole family. Those who take part in the test drive will also stand a chance to win a lucky draw price of a Lego Creator Expert Volkswagen Beetle at the dealership.
The Beetle Sport is priced from RM147,888 and is available in a variety of colours that will delight owners – Bottle Green, Pure White, Tornado Red, Blue Silk, Dark Bronze and Habanero Orange. The Beetle comes with paddle shifters, cruise control, two-zone Climatronic air-conditioning system, 6.5-inch Composition media with touch screen display with App-Connect, leather trim “Vienna” seats with front seat lumbar support, bi-xenon headlamps and LED daytime running lights. A 1.2l turbocharged TSI engine with an output of 104hp and a maximum torque of 175Nm, paired with a seven-speed direct-shift automatic transmission, ensures an exhilarating ride with every drive.
Customers can enjoy a rebate of RM5,000 for a Beetle, as well as cash rebates of up to RM15,000 on other Volkswagen models. All Volkswagen models registered from Jan 1 this year also come with a three-year (or 45,000km, whichever comes first) free maintenance package.
* Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is the official distributor of Volkswagen cars in Malaysia. With long-term business aspirations in the region VPCM’s primary focus is on sales strategies through future products, strengthening the Volkswagen dealer network and service and parts availability. VPCM is managed by European automotive retail specialist, Porsche Holding Salzburg, is the largest and most successful automotive distributor in Europe. The Austria-based company was founded in 1947, and operates today in 26 markets in Western and Southeastern Europe, China, and in Colombia and Chile in South America.