The new Volkswagen Beetle can now be ordered from UK dealers ahead of the first UK deliveries in Spring 2012. Two engines will initially be available, a 1.2 litre TSI 105PS with a seven speed DSG transmission and a 1.4 litre 160PS TSI with a six speed manual gearbox.
The Volkswagen Beetle can be specified in three trim levels, Beetle, Design and Sport. The 1.2 litre is available in Beetle or Design trim from £16,590 whilst the 1.4 litre is available in Design or Sport trim from £19,470. In 2012, three other engines will be available, a 1.6-litre TDI BlueMotion Technology 105 PS, 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS and 2.0-litre TSI 200 PS alongside an optional six speed manual gearbox for the 1.2 litre TSI model.
The standard Beetle features air conditioning, remote central locking, an RCD 310 CD system with DAB radio and rear Isofix seat preparation as standard.
The Design trim includes 17-inch alloy wheels in a choice of two styles, Bluetooth telephone preparation with MDI (multi-device interface) iPod connectivity, front fog lights, an alarm, an RCD 510 DAB CD/radio, multifunction leather-wrapped steering wheel and body-coloured door and dashboard panels.
the top of the range Volkswagen Beetle Sport sees the addition of 18 inch alloy wheels in two styles, tinted glass, cruise control, sports seats, parking sensors, gloss black door mirrors, dashboard and door panel and 2Zone electronic climate control.
Optional equopment includes Keyless Access, satellite navigation systems, a panoramic sunroof and bi-xenon headlights.
Developed in conjunction with electric guitar firm, the Fender sound pack - priced at £495- boasts a 400W output and a subwoofer, switchable three-colour illumination surrounding the front loudspeakers.
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