Volkswagen Beetle gets R-Line Package

Volkswagen has launched the new Beetle R-Line Package before its debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show later this month. The Volkswagen Beetle R-Line is based on the top ‘Sport’ trim and features a sportier appearance inside/out.

The Volkswagen Beetle R-Line can be had with any of the twelve colors offered and features new front bumpers with independent black grained air inlets and chrome surrounds for the directional indicators, a diffuser at the rear, a special body side panels and door mirror housings in body color,  R-Line logos on the front body beneath the A-pillars and 18-inch ‘Twister’ alloy wheels or machine-polished 19-inch ‘Tornado’ alloy wheels.

On the inside, the Beetle R-Line gets sport seats with seats upholstered with an active-breathing fabric in ‘Kyalami’ design, front head restraints with R-Line badge. leather-trimmed sport steering wheel, the gear shift lever boot and the handbrake grip with decorative seams in ‘Art Grey,’ and  decorative inlays in ‘Dark Vanadium.’ Optionally, the seats may be order in black leather.

Power for the Volkswagen Beetle R-Line (Sport) comes from a either a 158-hp 1.4 TSI, a 197-hp 2.0 TSI or a 138-hp 2.0 TDI.

– By: Omar Rana