Volkswagen has just released its new 2013 Beetle Fender Edition for the U.S. market, which will be available early this month throughout VW dealerships. The 2013 Beetle Fender Edition is uniquely built from the exterior to the interior, which gets premium features and a few cosmetic changes.
On the exterior, the 2013 VW Beetle Fender Edition gets a new paint job in a “Deep Black Pearl Metallic”. Contrasting to the black color is provided with brushed chrome mirrors and a set of 18-inch “Disc” aluminum-alloy wheels. In addition, there are Fender badges and standard Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights to finish up the exterior look.
For the interior, the Beetle gets sunburst-patterned of wood trim guitar face-like on the dashboard, while Turbo models gets added with sport leather seats featuring high-tech cloth inserts. Of course, it wouldn’t make it a Fender without a sound system. It comes with a Fender Premium Audio System head unit, a 400-watt 10-channel amplifier, four Fender Deluxe tweeters, two Fender Twin speakers, two Fender rear speakers, and one Fender Bassman subwoofer. All that equipment will surely get the 2013 VW Beetle Fender Edition thumping while cruising down the boulevard.
The 2013 Beetle Fender Edition base version is priced at $24,440 with a manual transmission, while opting for an automatic transmission will cost you about $25,540. The engine remains the same with a 2.5-liter five-cylinder producing about 170 horsepower. There is also the 200-hp 2.0-liter TSI Turbo version, which starts at about $28,130 with a manual transmission, and $29,200 for the DSG transmission. Of course, the dreaded destination charge of $795 is applicable throughout.