Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is set to organize the “Vento Turbocharged Tour” with the first leg, from 18 – 19 March at the Aeon Bukit Tinggi, Klang. The Vento Turbocharged Tour will be held in 11 locations around the country, beginning March. The second leg is scheduled for 13 – 14 May at Mydin Ayer Keroh in Malacca. The final leg is set for Kuantan, Pahang from 29 – 30 July at Stadium Darul Makmur. All roadtours start from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The Volkswagen Vento, launched in May last year, holds true to the Brand’s philosophy that its cars are better experienced than explained. The Vento Turbocharged tour provides participants with the invaluable opportunity to personally feel the power of the Vento’s turbocharged engine, and be educated on basic car safety and driving skills. This includes proper sitting and steering wheel position, emergency braking, defensive driving skills and also slalom courses. Adding to the exhilaration, members of the public can also participate in various stunt demos sessions.
The locally-assembled Volkswagen Vento takes up a fresh chrome grille at the front, while the side has captivating contour lines for that dynamic profile. The rear has a streamlined outlook with unique combination lights and much definition to add to the car’s elegant, yet purposeful compact car impression.
Inside, the Volkswagen Vento is rather similar to the Polo Sedan but different in more features than one. Highlights include a three-spoke steering with switches, chrome accent on gearknob, air vents surrounds and center of dashboard, an updated audio unit, ample soft touch materials on the dashboard and other relevant panels, and lastly the seats are of high-quality fabric type.
The model comes in three variants: Highline, Comfortline and Trendline. The Highline VW Vento is powered by an award-winning 1.2-liter TSI turbocharged direct injection engine that is paired with a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. With the highest torque in its class, the Vento offers exhilarating driving performance that participants will truly enjoy.
The Vento is also rated 5-star by ASEAN NCAP for its range of safety features including Electronic Stability Control (ESC), four airbags (front and side), anti-lock braking system (ABS), Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) and ISOFIX. As per Volkswagen’s commitment to building stronger and safer cars, the new Vento is also constructed using laser welding which is standard for all Volkswagen vehicles.
Vento is a best sller in India and Latin American and offered in five colors: Candy White, Flash Red, Reflex Silver, Carbon Steel Grey and Deep Black. Aside from the Vento, there are other VW models for the public to try out at the roadtours, as well as unbeatable special offers on bookings made during the event. The “Vento Turbocharged Tour” is free of charge and the driving activities are open to those with a valid driver’s license.