VW Beetle has released several special-edition models
The Volkswagen New Beetle was the cute car that started the retro-futurist design craze, which is still going strong.
The front-wheel-drive VW New Beetle is available as a two-door hatchback or a two-door convertible. Options include bigger wheels and a rear spoiler. Power comes from a 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine that makes 170 horsepower. Transmission choices are a standard five-speed manual or an optional six-speed automatic.
From 1998-2005, the base engine was a 115-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder. Until recently, turbocharged gasoline engines have been a big part of the New Beetle's trim lineup. Sold from 1999-2006, the New Beetle 1.8T was powered by a 1.8-liter turbo four-cylinder, which put out 150 hp. Throughout the years, VW has released several special-edition models, including limited-edition colors and trim packages. The new Volkswagen Beetle is sleek, swift, and totally sophisticated. The new Beetle offers differing degrees of power.