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Vehicle 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible R-Line w/Sound 2008 Ferrari F430 Spider
10,000 RPM Tachometer No Yes
12-Volt Battery No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets Yes No
330-Amp/Hour 60 Cold Cranking Amp Battery Yes No
4123-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Yes No
4.3-Liter, 90-Degree V8, 32-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Middle/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 490@8500, Torque Of 343@5250, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes Yes
829-Lb Payload Package Yes No
Air Intakes No Yes
Alloy Located On Center Floor Console, Doors and Instrument Panel No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 19-In. No Yes
Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 8-in. and Rear 18-in. X 8-in. Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 120-Watts and Speed Sensitive Volume; CD Player No Yes
AM/FM Radio With 400-Watts, Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 9 Speakers Total; 6-disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Satellite Radio Yes No
Audio Pre-Wiring No Yes
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Automatic/Delayed Locking Yes No
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Automatic Safety Rollbar Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Battery Saver Yes No
Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights No Yes
body-colored Doors, cloth Headliner, simulated carbon fibre Instrument Panel, leather Shift Knob and leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Brake Assistance Yes No
Cargo Net No Yes
Carpet Located in Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area/Trunk Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Cigarette Lighter With Ashtray No Yes
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Diversity In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Drive-By-Wire Control For Shifting, Suspension and Throttle No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes Yes
Driver Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Dual Adjustable Seat Height Yes No
Dual Black Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution No Yes
Emergency Reduced Engine Power Cutoff No Yes
Engine Start/Stop Button No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
Fixed Hoop Safety Rollbar No Yes
Free Scheduled Maintenance for 24 Months or 24000 Miles Yes No
Front 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Body Colored Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front and Rear Cupholders Yes No
Front and Rear Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes No
front and rear tires P235/45HR18 BSW All-Season Yes No
Front Armrest Storage Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front Dual Heated Seats Yes No
Front Dual Manual Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Integral Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Heated Sport Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 6 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 6 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Locking Storage No Yes
Front Power 312-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 272-mm Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Brembo(R) 330-mm X 32-mm Vented Disc and Rear Brembo(R) 330-mm X 32-mm Vented Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Outlet Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
Front Pretensioners Yes No
Front SBRP225/35ZR19 BSW and Rear SBRP285/35ZR19 BSW Tires No Yes
Front Seat with Driver Manual Memory Yes No
Front Side Airbags With Head Protection Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Front Vanity Mirror Yes No
Glass Rear Window on Convertible Yes No
Glovebox No Yes
Hard Top Yes No
Heated Windshield Glass Yes No
Illuminated Entry Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and sport Ride Type Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and sport Ride Type Yes No
Inflatable Spare Tire Kit Yes No
Interactive Adaptive Variable Suspension No Yes
intercooled turbo Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Interior Pollen, Particle and Dust Air Filter No Yes
Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor Yes No
Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Internet Access Available Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Card Key and Key Fob Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Leather Located On Center Floor Console, Doors and Instrument Panel No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Lockable Glovebox Yes No
Locking Fuel Filler Yes No
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate Yes No
Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Memory Device Reader Yes No
MP3 Player Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm and Anti-Theft No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Panic Alarm, Tailgate/Liftgate and Trunk/Decklid Yes No
Oil Cooler Yes Yes
Oil Gauge No Yes
Oil Temperature Gauge Yes No
Overhead Console Storage Yes No
Panic Alarm No Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger Vanity Mirror No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Electric Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Engine Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Power Windows No Yes
Radio Antenna No Yes
Radio Anti-Theft Yes No
Radio Data System No Yes
Rear Air Dam No Yes
Rear Bench Folding Seats Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Rear Electronic Limited Slip Differential No Yes
Rear Folding Bench Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes No
Rear Limited Slip Differential Yes No
Rear Spoiler Yes Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Remote Trunk Release No Yes
Removable Hard Cargo Cover Yes No
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 36-Months, 36,000-Miles Yes No
Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Single Complex Surface Halogen Headlights Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Suspension No Yes
Tachometer Yes No
Telematics Includes Emergency SOS, Internet Services, Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Tracking Yes No
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Traction Control No Yes
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management Yes No
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer Yes No
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Turbocharged 2.0-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, 4, DOHC, DI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 210@5300, Torque Of 207@1700, Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Head Yes No
ULEV II Emissions Yes No
Valet Lockout Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Location System Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate and Wheel Speed No Yes
Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices Yes No
V-Tex Leatherette Seats Yes No
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Coolant, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Pressure Yes No
Warning Lights Include Electrical System, Low Fuel and Door Ajar No Yes
Wind Deflector For Convertibles No Yes
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth Enabled Devices with Bluetooth Streaming Audio Yes No






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