Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet Karmann Edition has been shown in the beginning of June when it celebrated its world debut this year at the Auto Mobil International (AMI) in Leipzig. It is now ready to go on sale, with its very elegant design and packed with a lot of additional equipment. In terms of exterior the convertible can be distinguished by its electrically powered soft top in Sioux brown. It also has a cover in a matching color.

Volkswagen is offering a total of seven exterior body colors to choose from. Moreover the exterior design of the car is complemented by "disc" type wheels in the size of 18 inch that are painted in Galvano Grey color. In the same color are also the door mirror caps. What indicate the exclusive special edition are of course the Karmann labels on the front wings.

Beetle Cabriolet Karmann is based upon the "Design" trim level. Inside, the car features sports seats wrapped in Alcantara in Sioux brown with side inner bolsters. Futhermore, the interior adds a dashpad with "Beetle compartment" in a matt structured aluminium look. The pedals are also in aluminium.

Next, the head restraints, leather steering wheel, gear shift lever and handbrake grip are all wrapped in leather and feature grey decorative stitching. What rounds out the package are the wind deflector and "ParkPilot" parking distance control.

This Volkswagen special edition is a tribute to the Karmann coachwork makers. They have produced numerous Volkswagen cars from 1949 to 1980, from the Beetle Cabriolet and the Scirocco I and II through to the Golf Cabriolet.

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet Karmann Edition driven by the 1.2l TSI engine with manual gearbox, produces 105 hp (77 kW) and has a starting price of €25,250.

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Source: Volkswagen