ABT updates its tuning program for the Volkswagen Beetle

ABT has revised its aftermarket kit for the Volkswagen Beetle which now comes with cosmetic tweaks and power boosts for some of the engines.

Their revised aerodynamic kit includes features such as a redesigned front spoiler and headlight/taillight covers, along with a two-pipe exhaust system and a 30mm lowered ride height which is due to the new suspension springs. Exterior paint colors schemes include matte mystic anthracite, gunmetal and silver bullet, while wheel sizes vary from 18 to 20 inches in combination with high-performance tires.

In terms of engines, the 2.0 TSI with its standard output of 200 HP (147 kW) and 280 Nm (206 lb-ft) of torque can be increased to 240 HP (176 kW) and 340 Nm (251 lb-ft). The smaller 1.4 TSI rated at 105 HP (77 kW) and 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) in stock configuration but with this package it can manage 140 HP (103 kW) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque.

For diesel engines also, the 2.0 TDI with output of 140 HP (103 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque has bumped to 170 HP (125 kW) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft). The lesser 1.6 TDI can receive a power hike from 105 HP (77 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) to 125 HP (92 kW) and 285 Nm (210 lb-ft) of torque.

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