features of the VW Dune Beetle

Inspired By the Dune Buggy, Crafted for Performance

Explore the 2017 Beetle Dune

As if the VW Beetle wasn’t fun enough to drive, the brand has incorporated into the lineup special edition models with exclusive features and performance engineering. For Beetle fans, there are two special edition models, the Pink Beetle and the Dune Beetle. The Dune Beetle was created to meet the needs of drivers similar to those of dune buggy drivers, offering Baja performance. Here with Capistrano Volkswagen, you can get a complete tour of the Dune Beetle from its performance features to design elements and amenities.

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Dune Beetle Performance

The Dune Beetle is fit with Volkswagen’s 1.8L TSI engine featuring a 170 horsepower output and paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and Sport mode. Not that you’ll be taking this fun-loving model into the city much as you’ll be busy testing its Baja performance features, the Dune Beetle gets a city fuel economy of 24 miles per gallon with a highway rating of 31 mpg. In addition to its performance features, the 2017 Dune Beetle also is fit with trim-exclusive design elements including its own color option.

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The Dune Buggy Design of the Dune Beetle

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  • Dune Front and Rear Bumpers
  • 18-inch Canyon Wheels
  • Raised Suspension
  • LED Taillights
  • Dune Sport Seats
  • 3-Color Ambient Lighting

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  • Käferfach Heritage Inspired Glove Box
  • Leather Wrapped Shift Knob and Brake Handle
  • Color Options:
    • Pure White
    • Sandstorm Yellow Metallic _Trim Exclusive Color
    • Deep Black Pearl Metallic

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The Dune’s Driver-Oriented Technologies

The Dune Beetle not only provides drivers with great performance, it also offers Volkswagen’s most convenient technologies to enhance the overall driving experience. The Beetle is fit with the brand’s VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system as well as Bluetooth, a rearview camera system and a number of technologies for safety.

Drivers interested in the model exclusive features of the 2017 Dune Beetle are encouraged to contact our dealership today! Those interested can also view our new Beetle inventory online and find the model that best fits their needs.