From its early beginnings as a fun loving car, the VW Beetle has captured the hearts of motorists world-wide. With the launch of the new VW Beetle these cars are once again gracing South African roads. With the new Beetle’s attractive design and comfortable interior it is easy to see why finding a Volkswagen Beetle for sale is a popular option. If you want to find a VW beetle for sale, keep reading to find out more.
The First VW Beetle
The first Beetle was produced in August during 1951. As the popularity of finding a VW Beetle increased these fun vehicles could be seen on South African roads. Production of this Beetle stopped during 1979. During its production phase this car became an icon.
The Newest Volkswagen Beetle
The new beetle comes with an excellent performance. With turbo stratified injection, the power of the engine is maximised. Start-stop Brake Energy Recuperation helps to reduce this model’s fuel consumption and carbon emissions. Active safety features include an Electronic Stability Program and Hill Hold Control. In the event of a collision the airbags offer protection to the vehicle’s occupants.
Features of the New VW Beetle
The leather multi-function steering wheel adds an elegant touch to the interior of this model. Convenient features such as cruise control offer the driver an enjoyable ride. The air conditioner helps to keep the vehicle’s interior at a pleasant temperature no matter what the weather conditions outside are.
The 5” Touchscreen features a Radio and CD as well as MP3 capabilities. With 8 speakers you can turn your favourite songs up loud. The Beetle Sport offers additional features which add an athletic touch to the vehicle.
If you find a Sport VW Beetle for sale, you can enjoy a Climatronic air-conditioner. It has aluminium pedal clusters as well as a twin exhaust pipe. The “Vienna” leather comfort sports seats add to the athletic design of this model’s interior.
If you want to stand out from the crowd, the CLUB VW beetle is perfect for you. With its black or red side mirrors and exterior decorative film lettering, this model makes a bold statement. The inside is just as flashy with “Tartan” upholstery and Club theme floor mats. The steering wheel features “Calypso Orange” stitching as well as embellishments and Club lettering. To add to the appeal of the CLUB Volkswagen beetle, the dashboard has a “Twist Wave Dark” paint finish.
Looking at the VW Beetle’s Performance
Take a look at this useful table to compare the specifications of each model.
Technical Specifications for the VW Beetle Models
|Beetle Design||Beetle Sport||Beetle Club|
|Engine (kW@rpm)||77 @ 5000-5500||110 kW @ 5000-6000||77 @ 5000-5500|
|Torque (Nm@rpm)||175 @ 1400-4000||240 @ 1500 - 3500||175 @1400-4000|
|Transmission||6-speed manual||7-speed DSG||6-speed manual|
|Fuel Consumption (l/km)||5.3/100||5.6/100||5.3/100|
|Wheels||16” Whirl alloy||17” Spin alloy wheels||17” Ravenna Alloy wheels|
|Price||From R 306 300||R 376 100||R 318 150|
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