Volkswagen shows off Limited-edition Beetle GSR

July 19, 2013 | Author: | rb

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Volkswagen shows off Limited-edition Beetle GSR

Aside from dropping the M3 series, VW is busy with more announcements. The latest introduction is of a limited edition 2014 Beetle GSR that is somewhat affordable at $29,995.

The Beetle GSR is based on the “Yellow Black Racer” popular back in the 70s which was first shown off the Chicago Auto Show. The old classic was a limited edition model with only 3,500 units sold.

Features of this limited edition VW Beetle include a set of 19-inch Tornado alloy wheels/235/40-series tires, a black black-and-yellow paint scheme that reminds me of Bumblebee, a sport steering wheel, sport seats, a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine, GSR shift lever, and an impressive R-Line dash pad.

The 2014 Beetle GSR boasts of a 130 mph top speed and can hit 60 miles per hour within 6.6 seconds.

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Volkswagen Volkswagen (abbreviated VW) is a German automobile manufacturer and the original and biggest-selling marque of the Volkswagen Group. It has three cars in the top 10 list of best-selling cars of all time compiled by the website 24/7 Wall St: the Volkswagen Golf, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Volkswagen Passat. With these three cars, Volkswagen has the most cars of any automobile manufacturer in the list that are still being manufactured. Volkswagen means "people's car" in German. Its current slogan is Das Auto (The Car). Read more

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