As one of the most distinctive and recognisable models of all time, the Volkswagen Beetle provides head-turning good looks, chic and retro styling, and a personality that is fun, unique and infectious. The iconic ‘bubble’ like aesthetic of the model has been refined in its contemporary guise, and combines with cutting edge technology and efficient engines for the ultimate performance.
Choosing the new Volkswagen Beetle is all about the design. Sportier, sleeker, and more refined than ever before, the exterior appearance is one that is fun and unashamedly chic. It’s also surprisingly muscular, while subtle touches like a rear spoiler, chunky alloy wheels, and a selection of standout colour schemes ensure you will always capture the attention. The interior is similarly stylish, with a colour-coordinated dashboard, big dials on the instrument panel, and quality upholstery throughout.
The performance of the latest Beetle is delivered by a engines that are punchy but also economical. Whether you choose a 1.2-litre petrol or a 1.4-litre petrol, a 1.6-litre diesel or a 2.0-litre diesel, you can anticipate exceptional responsiveness combined with great handling and slick transmissions. The most fuel-efficient of the range, however, is the 1.6 TDi diesel, which returns up to 65mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 103g/km.
Technology and safetyFeaturing the Volkswagen Discover Navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, and an optional eight-speaker sound system, there is plenty of technology to keep you informed and entertained. In terms of safety, meanwhile, the Beetle benefits from advanced Electronic Stabilisation Control, six airbags, and anti-lock brakes as standard.