When you think of a VW Beetle, do you think of the classic “bug,” or does your mind jump to a more modern design? No matter your answer, there’s an option for you. Recently Volkswagen released a series of 2016 and 2017 limited edition VW Beetles – and they couldn’t be more different.

Two editions are inspired by classic VW models, and one by modern day social media. Find out more about each model to decide which special edition is right for you.

Learn more about each of the 3 limited edition VW Beetles.

2016 Beetle Convertible Denim

VW Beetle Denim with convertible top

Yes, you read that right. The 2016 Beetle Convertible Denim. Available in a Stonewashed Blue color, this limited edition bug is inspired by the original VW Beetles. A denim convertible top and Heritage steering wheel design give a nod to the 2016 bug’s ancestors.

This Beetle is the perfect blend of the historical design and present technology. How? The Beetle Denim features a combination of 17-inch Heritage Graphite wheels, Denim Edition two-tone seating surfaces, a Composition Color touchscreen sound system, and Bluetooth®.

This VW Beetle is a lot more than retro good looks. Equipped with a 1.8T 4-cylinder TSI® engine, the Beetle Convertible Denim revs up to 170 horsepower. All this power also comes with great gas mileage of 25 City MPG and 34 Highway MPG.

2016 Beetle Dune

2017 VW Beetle Dune with classic VW Beetle in background in a desert

The 2016 Beetle Dune takes the traditional VW Beetle design and amps it up. Inspired by the dune buggy, the Beetle Dune is tough, aggressive, and one-of-a-kind. As one of the limited edition models, this bug features a raised suspension and wider track to create an imposing silhouette.

The unique Sandstorm Yellow exterior color option pairs with a new wheel design and a black honeycomb front grille. Inside the Beetle Dune you’ll find yellow accents on the instrument panel, special sport seats, and a flat-bottomed steering wheel emblazoned with the “Dune” logo.

2017 #PinkBeetle

2016 VW Pink Beetle on a city street

Hitting the road with a sparkling coat of Fresh Fuchsia Metallic paint, the #PinkBeetle is unique in more ways than just its color. Not only is this limited edition model the first pink Beetle to reach production, but it is also the first car to be named with a hashtag. That’s right, #PinkBeetle is the official name of this bug.

The #PinkBeetle will be for sale as a 2017 model in both coupe and convertible body styles. But don’t be fooled by the pink exterior, this new VW Beetle packs a powerful punch. A 1.8-liter turbocharged direct-injection TSI® engine combines with a 6-speed automatic transmission to produce impressive performance. The 2017 #PinkBeetle can achieve 184 lb.-ft. of torque and up to 170 horsepower.

If you have questions about any of the special edition models listed above, feel free to contact VW of Asheville. Our helpful and knowledgeable staff can provide updates, advice, and help get you access to these limited edition VW Beetles. In the meantime, VW of Asheville is located near Johnson City and Kingsport, Tennessee, and Greenville, South Carolina, so head on over to test drive one of our current 2017 VW Beetles. We look forward to working with you.