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Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle

Model Update

Something a bit different, the New Beetle appeals to most people. Currently there are two body styles: the Cabriolet and the Hard-top. Three engines provide the Beetle with enough zing to make your drive fun. And the diesel model is amazingly frugal.

A tweaking of the initial exterior design has enhanced the car’s appeal, and the smooth finish and highlighting are sporty in flavour. Inside, Volkswagen have provided excellent build quality and finish. You will enjoy the six-speaker in-car entertainment system which comes as standard. Safety features like the Electronic Stabilisation Program, the Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution, driver and passenger front and front side/head airbags, three-point seatbelts with pre-tensioners and impact protection all come as standard items.

Buy the Beetle new, and you’ll enjoy the three year/100,000 km warranty. So do it in style. A new Volkswagen Beetle is competitively priced with superior build quality.

The Volkswagen Beetle has been around for many generations. It has also transformed from the simple car it started off as to nearly icon status today. Many features of the Volkswagen Beetle have been upgraded, and improved, vastly over what they once were.

The refined little Beetle has a very high standard of build quality. Merit has to be given to Volkwagens first-class manufacturing systems. The fitting of the exterior panel work and interior trim are first-class, and this excellence in workmanship lays down the platform for an enjoyable classy drive. Long term ownership of a VW-Beetle will be a satisfying moment in time.

The Volkswagen Beetle is sold new, in Australia, with three responsive engines. The Volkswagen Beetle Miami has a 1.6 litre petrol engine that feels nippy. Its maximum 75 kW output and 148 Nm of torque work well in unison. This is an efficient engine that won’t cost you much to fill at the gas station. Speaking of fuel efficiency, the Bettle TDI has the exceptional 1.9 litre turbocharged diesel engine. 77 kW of output and a juicy 240 Nm of torque are linked to a slick 5-speed manual. This makes the car return an average fuel economy figure of just 5.5 litres/100 km! The other engine in the line-up is the 2.0 litre Cabriolet. Heaps of fun to drive with the top down, the car covers the ground nicely and offers a very nice grippy, and balanced, handling package. The Beetles are linked to either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed manual gearbox.

The Beetles interior is stylish and modern with a height and reach adjustable steering wheel, power assisted steering, power windows, power locks, power mirrors, a very nice audio system with a CD player that boasts RDS and 6 speakers, and a roof aerial. The seating comes in cloth material. All seats are very comfortable and offer superb lumbar support. There is a leather seat option, heated seats and a standard split folding rear seat. You can also enjoy first rate air conditioning systems, an upgraded 6-disc CD auto changer, cruise control, electrically foldable door mirrors, cool fog lights, an interior cargo pack, iPod® preparation, a parking sensor, radio “Gamma” with a “Monsoon” sound pack, a sunroof and a weather pack which includes a rain sensor and automatic dimming rear-view mirror. In other words, you can load your Beetle up with heaps of awesome goodies – if you so desire.

Safety features for the Volkswagen Beetle are excellent. The vehicle earned a full 16 points in the ANCAP side impact crash test. And the front on crash test resulted in the passenger compartment remaining in good shape after the crash. A side curtain airbag system, side impact airbags and front driver and passenger airbags come as standard passive safety items. A passenger deactivation switch, an electronic dynamic safety stabilization programme, heat insulating tinted glass and a high level 3rd brake light are also part and parcel of the Volkswagen Beetle safety package.

Give the new Volkswagen Beetle a whirl today, and see what fun a Beetle is to drive. By the way, pricing is excellent!

Current model series include:

  • Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet 2.0
  • Volkswagen Beetle Miami
  • Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9

For any more information on the Volkswagen Beetle, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quotes requests out to our national network of Volkswagen dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!

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