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Beetle Drops its Top in May

Sun, 19 Jan 2003
VW has announced UK prices for RHD Beetle Cabriolets, and they start at a reasonable £15,395 for the 102PS 1.6 16v.

For that you get a well insulated electrohydraulic soft-top with heated glass rear window, roll over protection, ABS, ESP, four airbags, electric windows and mirrors, rain sensing wipers, and an auto dimming mirror.

Next up is the 2.0 litre 115PS 8v model at £17,515 and that comes with a/c as standard. A 6-speed autobox (yes 6-speed) is available on the 2.0 litre and the price for that is £18,945.

Coming later will be 75PS 1.4 16v and 100PS TDI PD versions.

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