Although unfounded rumors of its demise abound, the Beetle is getting a refresh from Volkswagen. New colors and options will allow for more individualization for Beetle owners.

Perhaps the most prominent change is coming to the bumpers for the Basic and Design lines, which are flatter and sportier. Meanwhile, the Beetle R-Line, which replaces the Beetle Sport, will get even sportier set of bumpers.


Volkswagen are also promoting two color options, Bottle Green Metallic and White Silver Metallic, which ride the line between retro and stylish.

Three new upholstery materials are also coming to the Beetle, which give owners more color options inside.

Owners will be happy to hear that 17-inch Philadelphia and 18-inch Ravenna Adamantium wheels are also available.


These updates will be available on all of the Beetle special editions, including the Denim, the R-Line, the ALLSTAR, and the Exclusive. So far the updates have only been announced for Europe.

Despite the new options, prices haven’t changed and the full range of engines is still available for Volkswagen’s most famous nameplate.