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AutoMatters: 2013 VW Beetle Convertible


By Jan. R.

The beach, the sunsets, the surf. experienced at the end of a short drive home or work, or as a special on a much deserved vacation, the VW Beetle Turbo Convertible this, and so much more, not possible but easy to achieve.

a simple press of a button, you lower the top and the windows. Recline the sport seats, sit back and as the sound and the sights of the ocean your senses. Look up and be rewarded with a panoramic of the sky.

Of course getting there is part of the good times, your convertible of choice is the VW Beetle Turbo.

With the top getting in and out is a breeze. Imagine able to stand up and simply out of the back seat. You can with a convertible. Try doing that in a hardtop coupe.

The power is thanks to the 2.0 liter, 16-valve, and intercooled engine that 200 horsepower at 5100 rpm, and a of 207 lb-ft of torque at 1700 This engine responds when you press hard on the yet it can also return impressive fuel economy numbers on daily commute (29 mpg highway and 21 mpg with the available, high-tech, DSG transmission).

The DSG transmission shifts in three Drive, Sport and Manual. serves its purpose well.

This Beetle feels and well built. The suspension in the front, multilink in the rear, springs all around) is firm, yet not stiff which, when with the standard Electronic Control (ESC), four-wheel Braking System (ABS) and well-bolstered, leather-surfaced sport gives the 2013 Turbo Convertible secure, safe, handling. Factor in the powerful engine and the advanced, six-speed DSG transmission with paddle and your drives will be a joy – on two-lane, twisty blacktop or freeways.

At 7.1 cubic feet, the trunk is not spacious, but the rear seatbacks do down to extend the cargo when needed. If cargo is an issue, you might not want to around the cover for the lowered top on a daily basis, and instead it for car shows and special occasions. The blocker, on the other hand, easily and stores conveniently in a that is high and out of the way in the trunk.

Turbo was especially well It included a high-performance Fender Audio System with speaker technology. Audiophiles appreciate “a 10-channel amplifier provides a whopping 400 watts of power to four Fender TM tweeters, two Fender Twin TM two Fender rear speakers, and one Bassman TM subwoofer.” Music crisp, clear and powerful. The are easy to use and the displays are easy to see driving.

Volkswagen Beetle Convertible


You’ll find touches throughout. In the glove there is a Media Device (MDI) with an iPod® Outside, pressing down on the top of large VW badge at the back of the car reveal that the badge is a convenient handle that the trunk lid.

The 2013 Beetle Turbo with a six-speed manual starts at $27,795 plus destination fee. The convertible here was fully loaded, with premium Fender audio, navigation, DSG automatic leather-surfaced sport seats, computer, keyless access, steering wheel and more. It at $32,295 plus destination

At the end of your day, after the sun I recommend taking a nice, drive under the stars the coast. Then find a restaurant, press the button to the top and go have a nice dinner. It doesn’t get much better this.


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Copyright © 2013 Jan R. Wagner – Auto Matters


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