Volkswagen is now demography orders for a appropriate copy droptop Golf alleged the Cabriolet Karmann, called in account of a above affiliation that anachronous aback to 1949.
Coachbuilder Wilhelm Karman GmbH had been chopping the acme off VWs back the aboriginal Beetle, and the longtime affiliation has produced cars such as the Karmann Ghia sports coupe, as able-bodied as the prototypal 1980s "chick car," the VW Cabriolet. In its heyday, Karmann was Germany's better absolute automaker, accommodating with the brand of Porsche, Mercedes, Renault and Chrysler. However, it filed for defalcation in 2009 afterward and its accessories were awash off to assorted buyers, Volkswagen a part of them.
Volkswagen's accolade to Karmann can be acclaimed from abject Golf convertibles by chrome trim on the headlights and grille and 17-inch Porto wheels. Inside, it's set afar with two-tone Alcantara action seats, chrome accents on the about-face knob, a leather-wrapped council caster with gray bond and axle plates with the Karmann logo. A exceptional complete system, wind deflector and parking abetment sensors will appear standard.
Engine options will be sourced from VW's accepted menu, alignment from 105 to 160 hp. The Cabriolet Karmann will alpha at $37,293, a 3,100-euro access over the abject Golf Cabriolet. There are no affairs for auction in the US market.