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By Product Expert | Posted in New Models, Volkswagen Beetle on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 9:21 am
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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Design and Features

Volkswagen Beetle coupes and convertibles aren’t anything if not fun. Everything about the Beetle shouts fun and excitement. Built on an iconic platform, new 2015 Volkswagen Beetle models add a modern flair to the old classic and it has improved even further with the unveiling of the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune design and features. Offered as a new trim in the Volkswagen Beetle model lineup, the Beetle Dune harnesses the spirit of the original Beetle with a more rugged design and a long list of features that add to the fun and excitement.

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Design and Style

Built with a more aggressive stance, the Beetle Dune adds new front and rear fascia and emphasized black wheel arch extensions that meld well with a new bumper. An aggressive stance is made even more apparent with a 0.4 inch raised ride height and wheel track that is 0.6 inches wider. The new front bumper features a larger central air intake that employs black honeycomb air design with an aluminum surround that functions as a front skid plate.

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This new off-road-inspired Volkswagen Beetle emphasizes its style even further with Bi-Xenon headlights with LED foglights and daytime running lights. Aluminum body accents combine with black trim that give the Volkswagen Beetle Dune a tremendous new style and are reminiscent of classic Beetle running boards. Add to the distinctive look with 18-inch Canyon aluminum alloy wheels that are functional and stylish. Available in three exterior colors, Sandstorm Yellow, Pure White and Deep Black Pearl, the Volkswagen Beetle Dune will be available in coupe and convertible configurations.

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Features

Possibly the most important feature that the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune possesses is what’s under the hood. Powered by a turbocharged and direct-injected 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, the Volkswagen Beetle Dune manufactures an energetic 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Inside, the Beetle Dune features sport seats with eye-catching orange accents and a host of new technology. A standard MIB II infotainment system builds a foundation of information and entertainment and is available with VW Car-Net that provides access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.

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With a 6.3-inch capacitive touch screen at your fingertips, you have easy access to entertainment and additional features. A rearview camera makes backing out of the driveway easy and hands-free Bluetooth technology improves driving safety when you have an important call. Additional highlight features include a Climatronic dual-zone automatic climate control system, an award-winning Fender Premium Audio System, keyless access and push button start as well as a power sunroof.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Design and Features at Karen Radley VW-Woodbridge VA-2016 VW Beetle Dune Coupe Rear Exterior
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Design and Features at Karen Radley VW-Woodbridge VA-2016 VW Beetle Dune Convertible Interior

If you like the sound of an off-road-inspired Volkswagen Beetle with the style and features to match, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune checks all the boxes. One look at the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune design and features will illustrate how fun this new Volkswagen promises to be. You can expect the Volkswagen Beetle Dune to join the Karen Radley Volkswagen new car inventory early in 2016 in coupe configurations with convertible models coming soon after.