(credit: Volkswagen America) 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition | US$24,950.00 | preorder.vw.com
can’t wait to get your hands on the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle? you can either wait till this October or put your name down for one of the first 2012 Beetle that will hitting the America’s roads. when i said “America’s roads”, it is pretty obvious this should be a welcome news for Beetle-fans residing in the US. Volkswagen of America announced earlier this week the launch of the Vehicle Pre-order (VPO) program which allows you to be the first in line to reserve one of the limited quantity Volkswagen cars, and kicking off this program is the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition.
the limited 600 production run Black Turbo Launch Edition is fitted with a 200 horsepower 2.0-liter TSI 4-cylinder engine mated to a dual-clutch automatic transmission. on the interior, the launch edition will get Bluetooth connectivity, iPod connection, tricolor ambient lighting, a “kaeferfach” additional glovebox, cloth-upholstered sport seats, alloy pedals and an eight speakers sound system. other exterior aesthetic that set this launch edition apart from the standard Beetle are the huge 18-inch alloy wheels, bigger brakes with prominent red calipers, a rear spoiler, as well as fog lights.
the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition is available for pre-order now for a $495 reservation fee that will goes toward the final purchase price of $24,950. check out a few more images after the break.