Volkswagen of America has announced pricing for the 2013 Beetle Fender Edition model, a special edition that features a Fender Premium Audio System among other amenities.
The stylish Beetle special edition is equipped with the Fender Premium Audio System, a striking sunburst-style dash, and Bi-Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights. The Beetle Fender Edition is available with two engines: the 170-horsepower 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine and the turbocharged 2.0-liter TSI four-cylinder engine.
The 2.5L Beetle Fender Edition includes all the features found on the 2.5L Beetle with Sunroof model, while the 2.0T Beetle Fender Edition takes the Beetle Turbo with Sunroof and Sound as its starting point. The 2.5L is priced at $24,440 with the five-speed manual transmission and $25,540 with the automatic six-speed gearbox.
The Turbo models start at $28,130 for the six-speed manual version and $29,200 for the six-speed DSG-equipped model. All prices exclude destination charges of $795 per vehicle.
The Beetle Fender Edition has some unique features such as the Deep Black Pearl Metallic paint, brushed chrome mirrors, Fender badging on the sides of the car, 18-inch “Disc” aluminum-alloy wheels, and Bi-Xenon headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights.
Inside, there’s a striking dashboard that incorporates the Fender badge and was inspired by the iconic Fender sunburst design. The Turbo models also have sport seats upholstered in V-Tex leatherette with unique cloth inserts. Of course, there’s also the Fender Premium Audio System which offers concert-quality audio via a 10-channel amplifier that provides 400 watts to four Fender Deluxe tweeters, two Fender Twin speakers, two Fender rear speakers, and one Fender Bassman subwoofer.