Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Launch Confirmed for Late 2012

VW recently issued a press release with the updates for the 2013 model year and while other models come with minor changes, the Beetle is set to receive an important gift: a Convertible version. The carmaker has confirmed that the Beetle Cabrio will be introduced by the end of the current year.
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The Beetle Cabrio will be offered with two petrol units and a diesel engine in the US. The entry-level powerplant will be a 2.5-liter 5-cylinder with 172 hp 177 lb-ft (240 Nm) of torque, which will be followed by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder delivering 203 hp and 207 lb-ft (280 Nm) of torque. Oil burning fans will be able to opt for a 2.0-liter TDI four-cylinder that produces 140 hp and 236 lb-ft (320 Nm) of torque.

Volkswagen hasn't released any photos of the Beetle Convertible, but we're pretty sure these will follow soon.
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