Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia will be the officially providing support vehicles for the Le Tour de Langkawi 2020
It’s official! The Le Tour de Langkawi 2020 (LTDL) will once again see Volkswagen cars tailing behind the peloton across Malaysia for the third time since 2016. Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be supplying 120 Tiguan Highline SUVs as support vehicles to riders, marshals and race officials.
“We are honoured to be back as part of LTDL this year as the race celebrates its silver jubilee, and we are confident that the Tiguan will be a good fit and support to the operations team in terms of safety, endurance, agility and speed. On behalf of Volkswagen, we wish the participants all the very best for this year’s race.”Erik Winter, Managing Director of VPCM
The Tiguan is Volkswagen’s most successful SUV with five million units sold globally. It is powered by a 1.4-litre Turbocharged TSI engine which makes 148 bhp and 250 Nm. Mated to the engine is a six-speed wet-clutch Direct-Shift Gearbox (DSG) transmission.
As part of the 2020 UCI Asia Tour, the Le Tour de Langkawi is a multiple-stage bicycle race which will take riders through Malaysia’s diverse terrain and elevations. The race has gained multiple accolades and is now highlighted in the global competitive cycling calendar attracting many of the world’s best road cyclists.