The iconic Volkswagen Beetle has seen some amazing changes, but the constant remains with the innovative and highly eccentric appeal. Volkswagen has done a great job over the years keeping the concept of the Beetle simple while offering a very appealing small car for those looking for something truly unique. We’ll see the same amazing appeal in the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle, but enhancements to the exterior and interior are sure to come.
The 2018 VW Beetle will return and be more appealing than ever as new rumors on a redesigned front-end will make it even sportier. Improvements to the handling, performance, and more power will make it even more appealing to loyal and new Beetle enthusiasts.
This in-depth preview takes a comprehensive look at the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle specs, features, price, and release date for all models including the S, SE, SEL, Wolfsburg, and R-Line models.
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Specs and Features – S, SE, SEL, Wolfsburg, and R-Line Model
The concept of the Beetle just gets better and better, and with rumors on the upcoming 2018 Volkswagen Beetle specs and features, we’ll see another reason why. Improvements rumored include much more comfort, better suspension, and more power will improve on the 2017 Beetle.
The innovative styling will be seen on the inside as well as the outside likely to include all of the top features including Android Auto, Apple’s CarPlay, high definition touchscreen, satellite radio, panoramic moonroof, premium audio system, and Volkswagen’s Car-Net.
The new Beetle will have optimized front and rear bumpers to include park assist, crash avoidance technology, lane change, and more. Safety will also be seen with Electronic Stability Control, an intelligent crash system, premium safety cage, and a whole lot more.
Under the hood, the 2018 Beetle engine is likely to sport a 2.0 210-hp 1.8 175-hp option along with a 5 and 6 speed automatic and manual transmission option. Gas mileage will be better than the current model, but not great topping out around 27MPG/city and 36MPG/highway.
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Price and Release Date – S, SE, SEL, Wolfsburg, and R-Line Model
If you were hoping for a drastic price drop with the new VW Beetle, you’ve got another thing coming. The price of the 2018 models will be comparable with the current models with all details below.
|2018 Volkswagen Beetle SE Price||Starting at $20,200|
|2018 Volkswagen Beetle SE Price||Starting at $21,600|
|2018 Volkswagen Beetle SEL Price||Starting at $26,400|
|2018 Volkswagen Beetle Wolfsburg Price||Starting at $19,900|
|2018 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line Price||Starting at $26,400|
With the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle release date expected to be revealed during an unveiling event which should be during the spring of 2017 it leaves us with a lot to speculate on. There isn’t expected to be much different from the release of the 2017 models with Volkswagen being very consistent in recent years. The launch in Germany should come during the early 2017 fall with a launch in other markets including the UK, Canada, and the US at the beginning of Q4.
With more rumors and confirmations to come on the 2018 VW Beetle specs, features, price, and release date we’ll continue to update you with all there is to know.