The German manufacturer, Volkswagen introduced its Beetle as a two-door, 4-passenger vehicle in 1938. This model got a heavy revamp in its exterior design to introduce the New Beetle in 1997. Unlike the previous Beetle, this 2017 VW Beetle gets front-wheel drive system.
In 2011, the New Beetle was again revamped and offered the same name as its predecessor. The 2017 VW Beetle will definitely bring new features to reach new heights.
According to one of the car enthusiasts, “VW has offered a new space with the design of Beetle. The engineering is outstanding to produce such a family car with iconic features of the new technology.”
2017 VW Beetle – Innovations in the Dashboard, Storage, and Safety Features
Whether it is North America, Europe or China, 2017 VW Beetle is very popular. The 2017 Volkswagen Beetle will feature a redesigned front fascia. Spectators can see major work on its front bumper where central air intakes will become larger with better framing all-around.
Depending upon the trim models, one can see a black trim element to increase its overall width. This design will likely to give a look like its continuation of the air inlet. This will offer the placement of fog lights, corner lights in different trim models. It is expected to incorporate 18-inch Ravenna-Adamantium alloy wheels and will have smoke LED taillights.
Some of its trims which are expected to get a release might include R-Line version, Denim, and Dune. Each of these models will get a signature style to identify with its elegant look and style.
Finally, it has been sourced out that 2017 Beetle will come in two new colors, Bottle Green Metallic and White Silver Metallic. Other trim models colors include Bottle Green, Silk Blue, Pure White, Dark Bronze, Deep Black Pearl and Platinum Gray.
In addition, the interior design of 2017 VW Beetle, it will elevate the look to improve the elegance. With ambient lighting and upgraded infotainment system, it will match the future needs of its customers. Also, looking at its safety features, it will be provided with Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Traffic Alert, Drive Alert, Cruise Control System. Also, front airbags, Post-Collision Braking System, Lane Departure Assist and much more.
The infotainment system will have a 6.3-inch touchscreen display, navigation system, online Car-Net ‘Guide & Inform’ service, etc. To connect all these units, it will use App-Connect software such as MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay or Android Auto depending upon the trims.
2017 VW Beetle – Powerful Engine and Performance
As of now, it has been sourced out that 2017 VW Beetle will equip different engine variants. Considering its gasoline variant, it is likely to equip 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. Also, the Dune convertible is expected to be equipped with 1.8-liter TSI engine.
It has been reported that this engine can sprint from 0 to 60 mph within 7.9 seconds. The manufacturer has worked on its fuel economy to produce new Beetle with higher fuel efficiency. Also, it is expected to offer a mileage of 24 mpg in city and 31 mpg on the highway.
2017 VW Beetle – Price and Release Date
In conclusion, the price of 2017 VW Beetle will not dissatisfy any of its buyers. It is expected to have a starting price of $25,000 for its base model. Also,this price will get increased as per the higher level of trims. As of now, the manufacturer has not revealed the actual release date. But it is expected to hit the showrooms at the beginning of 2017.