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Volkswagen's new limited edition Beetle: Only 50 units for SA

2017-08-08 12:56

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Cape Town - Volkswagen, piggybacking on the popularity of its R-Line kits on other models has released 50 units of a Beetle R-Line derivative.

The units will only be available at participating dealerships. These models can be differentiated by a redesigned front bumper, a larger central air inlet which is framed in the vehicle body colour and on the outer edges of the bumper finished in black trim.

Only 50 units nationwide

Customers opting for the new limited edition R-Line version will acquire a Beetle that additionally has a further narrow air inlet between number plate and bonnet. Inside, the Beetle features a new trim element in gloss black that runs all around the car.

Also black on these versions is the central and lower part of the rear bumper, diffuser included. The exterior modifications are rounded off by a new optional paint finish, White Silver Metallic, standard Park Distance Control, the newly colour-coordinated 18" Ravenna Adamantium silver alloy wheels and smoked LED tail lights.

Its powered by a 1.4 TSI engine with 110kW and 250Nm. Volkswagen claims the fuel consumption on the new Beetle R-Line is 5.7l/100km. Its fitted with the firm's dual-clutch gearbox (DSG). 

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The Beetle R-Line has ten key standard-specification details namely:

18-inch 'Ravenna' alloy wheels, distinctive sporty exterior styling elements.
Bi-Xenon headlights with LED tail lights.
Composition Media with App-Connect.
Ambient lighting.
Black painted dashpad.
Exclusive R-line interior sport seats.
Pedals in brushed stainless steel.
Leather steering wheel with gloss black inserts.
R-Line logo.
Climatronic 2-zone air conditioning. 

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Beetle R-Line 1.4 TSI 110kW DSG - R 419 500

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