With overwhelming approval from Volkswagen, Oettinger, at the request of Beetle drivers, set out to produce a version with a little more power. By replacing the standard 1200cc engine with a dual-fuel injection 1300cc engine, increasing its power from 25 kilowatts to 38 kilowatts, the Beetle reached top speeds of up to 153 km/h verses only 116 km/h in the standard model. Oettinger also equipped his car with a 4-spoke sports steering wheel, giving it a sportier look. The 4,5J standard wheels were replaced by 5,5J wheels, while the suspension was lowered by 60mm to improve handling at high speed. This exceptional model also featured an oil temperature gauge, front spoiler and side-bands labeled "The Special Bug". It was available from 1983 to 1985 but only in Germany.