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Cabriolet Model: Wolfsburg Edition

1983-1992

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Literature:

Brochure




Model M-code(s):

1983: 729

1984: 729, 711

1985: 757?

1986: 709

1987: 710

1989: 707

1992: 715




Original MSRP:

1984: $11,380

1992: $17,990




Model Trivia:

The annual Wolfsburg Edition sales campaign began with the 1983 model-year Rabbit Convertible and was offered for that year in triple-white only.

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There were no factory-built Wolfsburg Editions for the 1988, 1990, and 1991 model years.

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Star Blue Metallic was only offered on the 1989 Wolfsburg Edition Cabriolet which was part of a special 40th Anniversary sales campaign.  This model had its own special interior, commonly called "Helios" due to the interior being installed in Helios Blue Metallic Jettas.

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Contrary to popular belief, these models were not assembled at Volkswagen's main plant in Wolfsburg; they were built right alongside all other Cabriolet models at the Karmann factory in Osnabrück, Germany.  "Wolfsburg Edition" is simply a smart marketing name.

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Nearly all Wolfsburg Edition Cabriolets were built during the second half of the production cycle.  What this means: Nearly all Wolfsburg Edition Cabriolets will have high sequential production numbers for their given years.