World premiere of the Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Volkswagen celebrates at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, the world premiere of the Beetle Dune. The near-series concept is characterized by a rugged off-road look, the higher-slung body and large 19-inch wheels.

Beetle Dune debuts at the NAIAS 2014

The Volkswagen Beetle Dune represents the fair highlight of Volkswagen in Detroit Represents the VW concept car presented at the auto show in the color “Arizona”, a yellow-orange metallic paint, which contrasts nicely with the black fender flares held. In contrast to the known cross-models of Volkswagen on the dull main parts called “Blades” (1.5 mm thick elements) are installed. A chromed underride protection and sidebars on the sills, which are modeled on the legendary Beetle footboards, highlight the noble and simultaneously sporting overall impression.

The VW Beetle Dune hisses in 7.3 seconds to 100

The interior of the Beetle Dune with infotainment system and a high-resolution 7.7-inch touch screen monitor also ensures a high-technology enthusiasm. The Beetle Dune fired a 210 hp turbo gasoline leis border, which brings the concept car in 7.3 seconds from 0 to 100 km / hr. The VW Beetle Dune will be seen as a throwback to days gone by, as Baja Bugs – optimized for off-road use beetle – in desert rallies like the infamous Baja 1000 in Mexico caused a sensation. Thus, the Wolfsburg were pleased 1967-1985 Baja 13 overall victories.

Volkswagen Beetle Dune is not alone in Detroit

In addition to the VW Beetle Dune Volkswagen presents more than U.S. premiere the new e-golf before. The purely electric-powered VW compact car shines in its segment with a groundbreaking low fuel consumption of 12.7 kWh per 100 km. With the help of innovative technology overall system, optimized aerodynamics with a drag coefficient of 0.281 and a low rolling resistance consumes the e-Golf 10 percent less energy than the best direct competitor in steel construction. The almost silently propelled e-Golf is also very cheap – its current cost is € 3.28 per 100 kilometers.