18th September 2012
Volkswagen now offers two R-Line packages for the Beetle that are based on the top “Sport” version for an exterior package and an interior package. The exterior package may be ordered separately, while the interior package is always offered as an extension of the R-Line exterior details.
Volkswagen R GmbH has created the independent and sporty R-Line options which can be combined with any of the twelve Beetle colours. Parts of the exterior package includes the front bumpers with independent black grained air inlets and chrome surrounds for the directional indicators, diffuser at the rear, a special body side panels and door mirror housings in body colour, R-Line logos on the front body beneath the A-pillars, 18-inch “Twister” alloy wheels or alternatively a machine-polished 19-inch “Tornado” alloy wheels may be selected as an option in black or white with 235/40 tyres.
As for the interior packages, it includes sport seat system with seats upholstered with an active-breathing fabric in “Kyalami” design, front head restraints with R-Line badge, leather-trimmed sport steering wheel, gear shift lever boot and handbrake grip with decorative seams in “Art Grey” and decorative inlays in “Dark Vanadium”.
As an option, the seats may be ordered in black leather (“Vienna”) with R-Line badges on the head restraints as well as on the door sill plates and the leather-trimmed sport steering wheel.
The Beetle Sport is available with a 1.4 TSI (160 PS), 2.0 TSI (200 PS) or 2.0 TDI (140 PS).