VWVortex introduces 2012 Volkswagen Beetle RS, influenced by Porsche 911 GT3

VWVortex 2012 Volkswagen Beetle RS

Any of you out there ever look at the Porsche 911 and wonder why it somewhat resembles the Volkswagen Beetle in some way? Yeah, we’ve wondered that before too. Well, the folks at VWVortex.com, who were given access to the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle decided to take our imagination another step and have introduced their new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle RS.

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Refresher: The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is offered with three powertrain choices including a 2.5L gasoline 5-cylinder, 2.0 TDI Clean Diesel and a 2.0L TSI turbocharged gasoline unit.  While a 6-speed manual is standard on the 2.0 TDI and 2.0 TSI, Volkswagen’s DSG 6-speed dual-clutch automatic is available. A 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic is available on the 2.5L models. The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.4L 5-cylinder model produces 170-hp / 177 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 5-speed manual, fuel-economy comes in at 22/31 mpg (city/highway) and 22/29 mpg when mated to a 6-speed automatic. The Beetle 2.0 TSI is the sportiest Beetle and is powered by a 2.0 4-cylinder turbo making 200-hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. The 2.0L TDI Clean Diesel, is know as the most fuel-efficient Beetle ever. Power comes from a 2.0L 4-cylinder diesel engine making 140-hp / 236 lb-ft of torque. Estimated fuel-economy comes in at 22/40 mpg or 33 mpg combined. Prices start at $19,765.

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– By: Omar Rana

Source: VWVortex