Volkswagen takes Beetle Dune Concept out on the road

Volkswagen takes Beetle Dune Concept out on the road image

Text: / Photos: Volkswagen | posted June 24, 2014 08:31

Makes an appearance in Sylt, Germany

The Volkswagen Beetle Dune concept, which was debuted at the North American International Auto Show early this year, has been spotted taking in some sun in Sylt, Germany and except for certain details look exceptionally close to the current production model.

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What differentiates it though are aspects that make it more sporty and fun to ride on any terrain.  The body has been raised by 50mm compared to the standard Beetle plus it has been given larger tires on 19-inch wheels for ‘an all-terrain look.’ 

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It has a rear-mounted ski-rack that can be swapped with a sandboard during summer.

The Beetle Dune concept is based on the current production model, using the same 210 PS turbocharged petrol engine and six-speed DSG gearbox, providing power to the front wheels.

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