Published on July 19th, 2011 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Beetle R To Be An Exciting Drive
The new Beetle R will have a power rating that’s comparable to the Golf R and Scirocco R which is rated at 270hp. As this car would be a front-wheel drive model, no advanced four-wheel drive will be offered. Since the Beetle R has this configuration and is powered by an engine that’s easily tunable, it’s believed to have motorsport applications. The reason why this won’t be a small, retro coupe with AWD is that the hatchback has to protect its premium image and the heritage stemming from the R32. It’s expected that the Beetle R will have nearly the same price as the Scirocco R when it arrives.