27 Jul '12, 7am

Volkswagen to introduce fuel efficient Beetle models: There is a buzz surrounding the introduction of new Volksw...

Volkswagen to introduce fuel efficient Beetle models: There is a buzz surrounding the introduction of new Volksw...

There is a buzz surrounding the introduction of new Volkswagen Beetle (pictured) models: because the vehicle is set to be more fuel efficient than ever before. VW is to make the iconic Beetle available with a 2.0litre 140PS TDI turbo-diesel engine and a 2.0litre 200PS TSI turbocharged petrol engine. The latter can apparently boost the VW Beetle from 0-62mph in a mere 7.5seconds and achieve a top speed of 139mph; while the TDI can achieve 0-62mph in 9.5seconds and a top speed of 123mph. What’s particularly interesting about the diesel model, however, is that it will also boast fuel economy at a credible level of 57.6mpg and CO2 emissions of just 129g/km. In addition, the new VW Beetle is set to be packed with equipment. Both versions will come with a choice of six-speed manual and DSG gearboxes with the TDI coming in either mid-level Design or top-line Sport trim. The TSI m...

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