The speculations about new VW Beetle R

Volkswagen officially introduced the 2012 VW Beetle at the Shanghai Auto Show. The appearance of the car was actually inspired to make ragster concept cars of the 2012 VW Beetle.

According to rumors that obtained from someone who did not want to be named, VW will offer a new VW Beetle R soon. The source also states, the concept car will begin production in 2012, and likely will be offered as a 2013 model. However, do not be surprised if the new VW Beetle R appear before next summer.

The new VW Beetle R’s cab will be fitted with the highest quality materials. In addition, there is storage space with a capacity of 310 liters. Interesting features will also be added, such as passive entry, a panoramic sunroof, a Fender audio system, and GPS navigation.

Although still a rumor, there has been much speculation about the engine that will be used by the new VW Beetle R. For North Amrika region, this concept car seems glued two choices of engines, namely a 2.5-liter V5 petrol engine (producing 168 hp) or a 2.0-liter TDI engine (producing 138 hp).

For the European region, the new VW Beetle R instead provide more choices of gasoline-fueled engines, such as a 1.2-liter TSI engine Bluemotion (104 hp), a 1.4-liter TSI engine (158 hp), a 2.0-liter TSI engine (197 hp). In addition, there is a choice to use a diesel engine under the hood of this concept, such as a 1.6-liter TDI engine (104 hp), and a 2.0-liter TDI engine (138 hp).

Whatever the choice of engines that will be used by the new VW Beetle R, this rumor is certainly a good news. This clearly offers consumers more choice to decide the best car they want to use. Hopefully, VW realize the emergence of the concept car immediately.