Volkswagen – The New Beetle | “Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.”

By - April 18th, 2011

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Abiding its moniker as “The People’s Car”, http://vw.com” target=”_blank”>Volkswagen made a simulcast introduction in Shanghai, Berlin, and New York on the newest http://blogs.vw.com/beetle/?context=HomeMasthead” target=”_blank”>Volkswagen Beetle. What is to be the 3rd generation within the Beetle franchise, its new silhouette no longer prescribed to the round, cutesy design, or so-called “3 semi-circles” of the past. Now, with edge and aggressive stance, the 2012 Beetle is 3.3 inches wider, a bit lower, and 6 inches more in length. For the first time, Bi-Xenon headlights will be available as well as LED daytime running lights. An updated appearance on its interior as well, the new design sports a functional yet fun interior that inclueds a large panoramic glass roof that tilts or slides. Blast away your stress with a 400 watts sound system, courtesy of Fender Premium Audio System and Panasonic.

Deemed to be the most powerful and cleanest Beetle ever, VW will offer 3 trims with different drivetrain specs. A basic 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine with an output of 170hp and 177lbs-ft of torque. Those who are performance driven may opt for the 2.0-liter TSI engine with its 200hp and 207lbs-ft of torque. Finally, fuel economy comes in the form of 2.0-liter Clean Diesel engine, a 140hp engine capable of 40 MPG Highway, 29 MPG City, and 33 MPG combined.

The new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is set to launch this September/October across North America follow by Europe and finally, Asia in February 2012.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

Volkswagen   The New Beetle | Still Turns Heads. Just Faster.

1 comments
Deshawn Hughes
Deshawn Hughes

I think this is the beetle Oprah Bought Everybody For Christmas on her show.