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Volkswagen Beetle Launched

By Motortrend India Staff   |   03 December,2009

Volkswagen has launched the New Beetle in India today.

The New Beetle comes with a 2.0L I4 petrol engine which can churn out 115 bhp. The engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and gives an average mileage of 13.5 km/l and is Euro IV emission norms compliant.

The iconic car runs on 15-inch alloy wheels and flaunts body-coloured outer rear mirrors, door handles and bumpers. The interior of the Beetle comes in rich leather upholstery with standard features like electrically adjustable mirrors, 3-spoke tilt/telescoping power steering wheel, traction control, central locking, MP3 compatible "gamma CD" radio with Aux-in, height-adjustable front seats and electric sliding roof.

Safety features in the Volkswagen Beetle include ABS with EBD, EDL, ESP, front head restraints and dual-frontal and side airbags.

The New Beetle is available in seven exciting colours, namely Salsa Red, Sunflower, Deep Black, Razor Blue, Reflex Silver, Gecko Green and Campanella White.

The car is priced at Rs 23 Lakhs (ex showroom, Mumbai).

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