Volkswagen is a brand that is also well known for building cars that are really fun to drive, and at the 2014 Philippine International Motor Show, Volkswagen Philippines has released the new Jetta Sport.
Volkswagen Jetta Sport
The Volkswagen Jetta, yours for P1,480,000, is a body-kitted version of the Jetta 2.0 TDI MT. Added external improvements include a bodykit, and a new set of 18-inch alloy wheels, riding on a set of 225/40 R18 tires. There are no changes in the interior and the powertrain, which produces 110 hp and 280 Nm of torque.
Volkswagen Golf GTI
However, the true star of the Volkswagen booth is the Volkswagen Golf GTI. A true star in the making, setting the benchmark for european hot hatches for more than 30 years.
The Volkswagen Golf GTI will be sold sometime in the year 2015, and should give the Filipinos a taste of what a true hot hatch should be. Powering the Golf GTI is a turbocharged 2.0 liter petrol engine, producing 217 hp and 250 Nm of torque, propelling this hot hatchback from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds. Only one transmission choice will be offered in 2015, and it is Volkswagen’s excellent DSG dual-clutch transmission.
To make sure the Golf GTI has top-notch handling, it has a double wishbone front suspension with stabilizer bar, and a multi-link rear suspension with stabilizer bar. Creature comforts include keyless entry with push button start, and a touch screen infotainment system. Keeping the driver and front passenger in place are a pair of power-adjustable sport bucket seats.