VW announces special 2012 Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition
The full details on the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition begins with the 2.0L turbocharged engine, churning out 200 horsepower with the help of a dual-clutch automatic transmission. The performance of the special edition Beetle is boosted with a sport tuned suspension setup and helping to handle the turns and the launch is a set of 18” performance tires wrapped around unique Black Turbo Launch Edition wheels featuring a satin face with black trim. Behind these sexy wheels is an enlarged brake setup with bright red calipers, adding to the unique look and performance of the Beetle.
Helping the 2012 VW Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition to stand out in the outside is a black exterior paint with silver “turbo” striping along the rockers – reminiscent of the Porsche lineup. There is a set of foglights up front in blacked out bezels and out back the special edition Beetle features a subtle spoiler along the bottom of the rear window.
Inside, the first 600 2012 Beetles sold in America will come with a gorgeous black on black interior with tri-cololr ambient lighting, along with sport seats and an upgraded 8-speaker sound system. Across the dash there is a carbon fiber face, accented around the gauges and throughout the car with satin silver. That silver is echoed to the pedals, where the Black Turbo Beetle coming equipped with stainless steel sport pedals.
The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Black Turbo Launch Edition will be limited to just 600 buyers – specifically the first 600 people who are willing to put down a deposit of $495 on the new Amazon-based e-commerce platform. That $495 will go towards the total price of $25,720 (including destination fee) and according to the VW announcement, this deposit comes with a “no hassle” refund policy.