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Volkswagen New Beetle Cabriolet- 2003- NEW FOR 2024!

Ever dream of driving that special vintage car that you’ve seen at a national car show? Lane Motor Museum can make your dream come true with our Rally for The Lane – an annual fundraising event for Lane Motor Museum where participants get to drive one of our cars as part of an all-day rally! This car is one of several cars that are offered for the Rally.  Scroll down the page to learn more about this car!

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Specifications for the 2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Cabriolet

Read through these items to learn a little more about what it’s like to drive this car.

Rating Scale:
1= Handles and drives like a Model T
10=Handles and drives like a modern car

Description Two-door, water-cooled, convertible VW New Beetle 
Speed Turbo 4-cylinder, powerful enoughRating= 7
Brakes Front and rear discs, goodRating= 8
HandlingA little body roll, but a good handling front-wheel drive carRating= 8
Transmission5-speed, easy to shiftRating= 8
VisibilityVery good (with top down) 
Safety4 seatbelts, 6 airbags, deployable roll bar
Passengers4, if the rear passengers are small 
Climate ControlHeat and Air conditioning  
QuirksModern VW whose windows actually roll down and up 
Driver PositionLeft-hand drive 
Overall Rating8 out of 10