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Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible Review: All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Charming and stylish, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is a favourite on the roads. A two door, 4-passenger convertible, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible appears in 4 trims, ranging from the S to the SE PZEV.

Equipped with a standard 2.5-liter, 20 valve five-cylinder 150 horsepower engine, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is an affordable family car. The All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible S edition comes with a 5-speed manual transmission and an optional 6-sat. The SE PEZ has a 6-sat.

The All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is also fuel economy with 20-mpg in any city and 28-mpg on any highway.

A carryover of the 2007, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible S edition comes with new 16-inch alloy wheels and the SE gets 17-inch wheels. The am , anti-lock power-assisted vented front disc brakes and solid rear disc brakes and Volkswagen’s Electronic Stabilization Program adds to the smooth breaking system of the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible.

Retaining the retro styling, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible has a manually-operated convertible top. The semi-automatic power-operated cloth top with a rear glass window defogger is an option that you can choose.

The interior is so classic and attractive. But it lacks cargo space and rare seat space, which is considered to be a drawback of the Beetle convertible. Meanwhile there is enough legroom in the front. The bucket seats with top class upholstery give a very comfortable drive.

Coming to the safety of the passengers as well as the vehicle, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is equipped with the most modern safety gadgets. Standard traction, Four-wheel anti-lock brakes, stability control is an added feature of the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. The Electronic Stability Program distributes brake pressure, which can avoid a potential accident. Well, another feature is the Brake Pad Wear Indicator, which helps to know when the brake rotors are almost worn.

The Side Airbag Pressure Sensors, helps in a great way t maintain the safety of the passengers and the driver. Passenger and side airbags, automatic rollover protection, Collapsible Steering Column all help in reducing the impact of injury when in collision.

Available in admiring colours, the All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is a real style on the roads.

All new 2008 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Body: two door convertible

Engine: 2.5-liter, 20 valve five cylinder 150 hp

Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission and an optional 6-speed automatic transmission with S edition. 6-speed automatic transmission with SE PEZ.

Horespower:150 @5000rpm
Torque: 170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm

Safety: Electronic Stability Program and Brake Pad Wear Indicator are added features

Verdict:

For: great style and comfortable

Against: lack of rear-seat space and cargo room.

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