2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR Starts at $30,815


  • 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR Picture

    2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR Picture

    The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR starts at $ 30,815. | July 17, 2013

Just the Facts:
  • The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR with a standard six-speed manual transmission starts at $30,815, reflecting a $10,800 premium over the base 2014 Volkswagen Beetle.
  • The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR with a six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission starts at $31,915.
  • Volkswagen said just 3,500 Beetle GSRs will be built globally.

HERNDON, Virginia — The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR with a standard six-speed manual transmission starts at $30,815, including an $820 destination charge, reflecting a $10,800 premium over the base 2014 Volkswagen Beetle.

The Beetle GSR goes on sale in August.

The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR with a six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission starts at $31,915, including shipping.

In comparison, the base 2014 Volkswagen Beetle starts at $20,015, including shipping.

Volkswagen said just 3,500 Beetle GSRs will be built globally.

The GSR is based on the Volkswagen Beetle R-Line with Sunroof and Sound with Navigation model. Inspired by the GSR "Yellow Black Racer" from the 1970s, the modern GSR is equipped with a 210-horsepower 2.0-liter TSI four-cylinder engine.

Exterior cues include a yellow-and-black paint treatment, stripes and a large rear spoiler. The GSR rides on 19-inch "Tornado" aluminum-alloy wheels.

The cabin gets a yellow and black theme, with sport seats and a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel.

A badge on the steering wheel is marked with the car's special-edition number.

Standard equipment includes a Fender Premium Audio System, panoramic sunroof, navigation system, keyless access with push-button start and Bluetooth.

The 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR debuted at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.

Edmunds says: The retro 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR is sure to strike a chord with Baby Boomers, who probably won't blink at the $30,000 price tag.

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