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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Bug Review

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Intro

The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Bug has been announced to release on the early 2016 and available to sale in the first quarter of 2016. Now, let’s reveal little more about this classic mini vehicle.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Test Side View

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Wheel

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Taillight

Exterior

As expected, this unique car has brought several new exterior updates and upgrades. The front and rear fascias have been modified to be lower than the last model concept. Fog lights, LED taillights and rear spoiler have appeared to be different than the last one. Moreover, this Beetle Dune is also painted in such eye-catching color such as Sandstorm Yellow, Deep Black Pearl and Pure White. Then, this new Beetle Dune is known to be 50mm higher and 29mm wider than the standard Beetle version.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Headlight

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Full Rear and Side

Engine

Mostly, Beetle Dune revision is all about visuals and additional equipment. Then the engine is probably retained the same, similar with the standard one. It seems to be powered by a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine that is able to produce more than 170 HP and 184 lb.ft of power torque. Moreover, it will be a front-wheel drive car with 6-speed automatic transmission.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Full Front and Side

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Steering and Speedometer

Interior

Inside, you will get such luxurious features and simple finished but elegant. The interior features 6.3” color touch-screen display which has buttons and controls right below. Moreover, infotainment system is also available. It supports Android Auto, MirrorLink smartphone integration and Apple CarPlay. Another interesting point on this interior is the three additional analog dials which is absence in the standard version. How about the color? 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune features black sport seats which are combined with orange on the door panels and dashboard.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Rear Seats
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Front Seats

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Dashboard

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Center Head Unit

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

BASE PRICE
  • Coupe, $24,815;
  • Convertible, $30,000 (estimated)
VEHICLE LAYOUT front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 4-passenger, 2-door coupe or 2-door convertible
ENGINES
ENGINE TYPE turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, iron block and aluminum head, direct fuel injection
DISPLACEMENT
  • 110 cu in, 1798 cc
  • Power: 170 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Torque: 184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic with manual shifting mode
BASIC DIMENSIONS
CURB WEIGHT 3050-3250 lb
WHEELBASE 100.0 in
LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 168.7 x 71.7 x 58.6-59.1 in
CARGO VOLUME 7-15 cu ft
PASSENGER VOLUME 81-85 cu ft
PERFORMANCE DATA
0 – 60 MPH 7.4-7.6 sec
0 – 100 MPH 21.0-21.2 sec
Standing ¼-mile 15.7-15.9 sec
Top speed 125 mph
FUEL DATA
FUEL ECONOMY EPA city/highway driving: 25/34 mpg

 

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  • Volkswagen Beetle Dune 2016
  • New 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune
  • New 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Convertible
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Test Side View
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Test Rear View
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Test Front View
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Steering and Speedometer
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Rear Seats
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Gear Shift Knob
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Front Seats
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Dashboard
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Interior Center Head Unit
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Wheel
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Taillight
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Headlight
  • 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Exterior Full Rear and Side
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Bug Review | Tomas S | 4.5


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