Volkswagen Beetle GSR limited edition pricing announced (US)

Volkswagen USA has revealed pricing details for the limited-run Beetle GSR.

The car was showcased earlier this year at 2013 Chicago Auto Show and now it's on order at a starting price of 29,995 USD with the six-speed manual gearbox or 31,095 USD once you choose the dual-clutch, six-speed DSG. Regardless of transmission choice, the Beetle GSR is equipped with a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged TSI engine delivering 210 bhp (156 kW) and 207 lb-ft (280 Nm) of torque. It will do 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 6.6 seconds and an electronically-governed top speed of 130 mph (210 km/h).

Sitting on 19-inch Tornado alloys shod in 235/40 tires, the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle GSR limited edition has been fitted with R-Line front/rear bumpers, Fender sound system, panoramic sunroof, keyless access with push-start button, along with bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights. Other goodies include heated front seats, alloy-looking pedals, three-color ambient lightning and Bluetooth connectivity.

This special edition will be limited to 3,500 units, but Volkswagen didn't specify how many of them will reach stateside.

You can find out more by accessing the press release section.

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