Here comes the dune beetle

Los Angeles ( USA ), November 17, 2015

VW brings the funny Beetle Dune in series ?? namely at the same time as a coupe and convertible. At the LA Auto Show ( 20 to 29 November 2015) is celebrating the world premiere of the VW crossover crawlers. An eponymous concept car had already given the beginning of 2014 at the auto show in Detroit NAIAS views of the Dune.

Large wheels, scratch protection and Höherlegung

" Dune " translates to " Dune ". The name has a good reason: The two beetles should remember in their presentation namely the legendary Baja California buggies. For the Dune Beetles got not only a black paneling all around, but also 18-inch model. The original buggies ( which existed in various versions ) were finally unmistakable by its giant wheels. Thus the great wheel train is set also beautiful in scene at the new beach - Renner, you have the body by ten millimeters placed higher. Front, rear and side skirts to there is one silver underride protection ?? betrays a conditional Bad-way capability. Black bars on the door bottom edge to visually mimic the beetle footboards according to VW.

Fender sound system ordered

The Dune can be seen in press photos, although usually only in " Sandstorm Yellow Metallic ", but there is also another eight colors. In addition, the Coupé can be ordered with black painted roof, the fabric roof in a convertible is always black. Inside, the color-keyed instrument panel bezel and contrast stitching on seats, leather steering wheel, handbrake grip fall on. Different entertainment systems can be selected for both models, which can be combined with a high-end sound system from Fender. Its centerpiece is a ten-channel amplifier with 400 watt output and woofers, tweeters and a subwoofer.

From 23 625 Euro

The new Beetle Dune is now available to order with a three Turbobenzinern ( 105, 150 and 220 hp ) or a turbo diesel with 110 or 150 hp. Prices for the coupe start at 23,625 euros, the convertible is to have from 27,800 euros . ( hd )