Global passenger car
manufacturer Volkswagen has launched the 21st century Beetle in the country at
a price starting from Rs. 28.73 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). The Beetle is
powered by a turbocharged 1.4L TSI engine and is mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox.
On the occasion of the launch, Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger
Cars said, “The Beetle is an iconic car that has scripted automotive history
for over six decades, and we are delighted to announce the India launch of the
21st Century Beetle. Carrying forward its unmistakably timeless charm, blended
with modern day technological sophistication, the 21st Century
Beetle now comes with rounded yet masculine proportions and a host of refined,
irresistible internal and exterior features. We are confident of continuing the
Beetle’s legacy in India and we believe that the biggest addition to the 21st
Century Beetle is the element of unlimited ‘fun’.”
A symbol of freedom, love,
unique styling and fun, the Beetle has over the years, developed a cult
following among automobile enthusiasts and classic car patrons in India.
Retaining the core DNA of the Beetle carline, the 21st Century
Beetle continues to live up to its promise of being a charming headturner. With
leaner proportions, sporty and dynamic performance, stylish exteriors, luxurious
interiors and an absolute delight behind the wheel, the Beetle will create its
own niche in the segment. The 21st Century Beetle is available at select
Volkswagen India outlets across India.
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