Volkswagen decided to make British fans happy as they announced that the Beetle GSR special edition will arrive in the UK pretty soon.
From the total of 3,500 vehicles, 100 cars will be sent to the Great Britain. Pricing starts at £24,900 and first models will be shipped this fall, starting September.
Power is provided by a 2.0-liter petrol unit producing 208 horsepower, being linked to a six-speed manual transmission. An optional automatic gearbox is also available if requested.
In terms of styling, the new Beetle GSR is inspired by the original Beetle 1303 S GSR model from the ’70s. It features a two-color exterior finish with a yellow base and black stripes. New 19-inch alloy wheels are also available and are fitted with 235/40 sport tires.
Inside, buyers will enjoy new upholstery, R-Line steering wheel, dashboard and inserts, black floor mats, GSR badges and leather handbrake lever.