Volkswagen has released pricing for the cabrio version of its new Beetle in Germany, with more European countries to follow. North American sales to begin before the end of the year, after its world premiere at this month’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Sorry, but no word about pricing for U.S. yet.
The new VW Beetle Convertible has a starting price of €21,350 (US$27,100) for the base model with the 1.2-liter TSI petrol engine that produces 104hp and rising up to €27,950 (US$35,500) for the 138hp 2.0-liter TDI diesel connected to a dual-clutch DSG transmission. The engine lineup for Europe include a 158hp 1.4-liter TSI petrol and the 104Hp 1.6-liter TDI. Later, VW promice to add in this range a 197hp 2.0-liter TSI. All of these units will be equipped with a dual clutch transmission (six-or seven-speed DSG).
German customers can spice up the VW Beetle Convertible with three decade-specific styling packages inspired by the 50s, 60s and 70s, while VW also offers R-Line packages for the interior and exterior of the car priced from €1,305.