The Premium Package cars sit at the top of the hierarchy for their respective engines, and add bi-xenon headlights, gray mirror caps, an R-line front bumper, automatic climate control, navigation, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, the must-have Fender stereo, and a choice of three exterior hues with a new interior treatment. 1.8T customers will also get a sport suspension with 19-inch wheels, while TDI models will roll on 18-inch hoops.
Prices start at $27,355 for the hardtop Beetle Premium with the 1.8T, while losing the roof adds $3,400. The TDI Premium Coupe rings up at $29,355 while the cabriolet is $32,755.
Scroll down for the official press release from Volkswagen.
Starting in July, consumers looking to get into a 2014 Beetle will have a new option to consider: the Premium Package. This range-topping package-exclusively offered on Coupe and Convertible trims equipped with a 1.8T or TDI® Clean Diesel engine-offers features new to the Beetle, as well as equipment previously only available on the Beetle R-Line trim. Specifically:
Bi-Xenon automatic headlights (auto feature is new to Beetle)
Sport suspension (1.8T)
Grey door sills and mirror caps
R-Line bumpers with foglights
18" Disc wheels in Galvano Grey (TDI)
19" Torando wheels in White (1.8T)
Climatronic Automatic Climate Control (new to Beetle)
RNS 510 with navigation and satellite radio (new to Beetle)
Rain-sensing windshield wipers (new to Beetle)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Unique seating surfaces with leather inserts
Fender® Sound System
iPhone® 5 cradle (new to Beetle)
Three exterior color options: Oryx White, Platinum Gray, Deep Black
The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2014 Beetle Coupe with Premium Package comes in at $27,355 with the 1.8T engine, and $29,355 with the TDI. For those who want to feel the wind in their hair, a 2014 Beetle Coupe Convertible with Premium Package is $30,755 (1.8T) and $32,755 (TDI). All prices exclude destination and handling ($820).
*Note: Photo of Beetle Convertible with Premium Package associated with this post is a Euro-spec model