2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR car review — 2014 Volkswagen The Beetle

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Back in the 1970s, thought it was a good idea to a special-edition model of the popular with the designation GSR, stands for Gelb Schwarzener

Translated to English, GSR stands for Black Racer.” As the name that Beetle was dressed in and black though, more it was far sportier and more exclusive most Beetles of its kind only 3,500 units

Fast forward to today at the Chicago Auto Show and thought it was a good idea to the modern-day version of the Beetle And true to form, they’re it, well, the 2014 Beetle

Suffice to say, this is a big deal, not only for those old to remember the original Beetle but also for the young bloods out who can be reminded just how popular and after this special-edition was back in the day.

There’s a lot to like about the new GSR and for our part, we can’t get enough of it.

07/17/13: Volkswagen has officially given a sticker price. past the jump to see how much going to cost you.

out more about the 2014 Beetle GSR after the jump



As a special model, the Beetle GSR’s design is pretty much in with the standard model’s The xenon headlights are there, but makes it stand out is that and black, two-tone color that makes the Beetle out from the crowd. Volkswagen did a impressive job on detailing the colors, with a predominantly yellow with a matte-black finishes on the trunk lid, and bumpers. The strips underneath the side the rocker panels, exterior caps, and the trunk lid are all dressed in

Add the large rear spoiler and the set of Tornado aluminum-alloy wheels with 235/40 tires and it for a really striking exterior underscores the Beetle’s always personality while paying to one of the most popular Beetles of the

And as an aside, if you’re trying to what Bumblebee would’ve like in all those Transformers if the producers opted to stick his guise in the cartoons, you now have answer.

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We all know the interior of the Beetle still a decent amount of space. It been roomier, but you really ask for anything more given the that it’s still a car.

Having said that, the GSR’s interior does with some fresh including black-trimmed leather that have unique stitching. Incidentally, the steering leather-wrapped handbrake lever and mats were also with this look, a badge on the steering wheel the number of each car.

As a based on the Beetle Turbo Sunroof and Sound model, the GSR will also carry a audio system, Bluetooth a push-button start, an R-Line pad.

All told, there’s you can do about the space, but at the very you’ll get a cabin that’s aesthetically spruced up to reflect its edition designation.

2014 Volkswagen The Beetle

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The highlight of the Beetle GSR is the fact it pays homage to the old 1970s’ GSRs, which at that were considered the sportiest in the market. If Volkswagen was going to a revival version of the special-edition they had to do it the right way. And by way, we mean an engine So they did in the form of a 2.0-liter engine that produces 210 and 207 pounds-feet of torque. This mates to either a six-speed or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic This driveline combination to a 0-to-60 mph time of 6.6 seconds an electronically limited top speed of 130


On the U.S market the new Beetle GSR is from $29,995 for models with a six-speed manual and from $31,095 for the version with the six-speed DSG dual-clutch


The Mini John Works GP is a bad mama jama, one combines Mini‘s own unique flavor with a more engine and an output that’s identical to the Beetle GSR — the JCW GP is by a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder turbo delivers 218 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of — but there’s something the Beetle that really us in the kind of trance that’s followed by absurd purchases.

are limited-edition models too, the Beetle GSR will have double the units than the JCW GP. All the signs point to the JCW GP being a ideal purchase if you really to get the best bang for your bucks. And really, you can’t go either way. But if you ask us, we’ll go the Beetle GSR because if for nothing we can cross out an entry in that list of ours that for us owning at least one Volkswagen in our lifetime.

And if we’re going to make the on one of ’em, we can’t go wrong the Beetle GSR.

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