Tuners featured 280-horsepower Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Tuners featured 280-horsepower Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

September 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Atelier B&B AutomobilTechnik remade the German bug.

Despite the fact that the Volkswagen Beetle is no longer available, it is still a cult model, so it is not surprising that the tuners are still involved in tuning the car. So, the specialists at B&B AutomobilTechnik decided to improve the Beetle convertible, driven by a 2.0-liter TSI. In the basic version, the gasoline engine produces 220 hp. and a torque of 350 Nm, but with the addition of a turbocharger, an improved air intake, software tuning and several other improvements, the output increased to 380 hp. and 525 Nm of torque.

With additional engines, Beetle began to accelerate to 100 km / h 1.5 seconds faster – in 5.2 seconds. When accelerating from 0 to 200 km / h, the vehicle accelerates 8 seconds faster – in 17.8 s. The maximum speed also increased from 231 km / h to 250 km / h.

In Germany, the Stage 4 package will cost € 9,950 ($ 10,992). An additional 998 euros ($ 1,110) will have to be paid for the Kat sports exhaust, which can be installed with a sound amplifier priced at 1,498 euros ($ 1,655) and 2,950 euros ($ 3,259) for the racing exhaust system.

Stage 3 and 2 packages will cost 3,950 euros (4,464 US dollars) and 1,498 euros (1,655 US dollars), respectively, they increase power to 326 hp. and torque of 460 Nm, as well as 300 hp and 430 Nm. All options can be obtained with the speed limiter removed, as well as an automatic transmission, which is equipped with electronic adaptation.

In addition, the tuned Beetle Cabrio was awarded a B&B spring kit, which costs 298 euros ($ 329) and lowers the case by 30 mm. Customers are also offered a redesigned suspension worth 1,798 euros (1,986 US dollars). A high-performance braking system is also offered for € 3,795 ($ 4,192). Finally, 20-inch wheels hidden in 235 / 30-20 tires will cost customers 3,298 euros ($ 3,643), while 18- and 19-inch wheels will have to pay 1,950 euros ($ 2,154) )