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Rotary-powered 1966 Volkswagen Beetle on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno drives a rotary-powered Volkswagen Beetle

You never know what's going to turn up at Jay Leno's Garage. Leno is a fan of Wankel rotary engines and has featured a couple on the show in vehicles like a Mazda Cosmo 110S and a modified 1973 RX-3. This time, though, he featured a rotary engine in something a bit more unorthodox. This 1966... read more

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Scott Speed and his Shark Week-themed 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

Scott Speed Gears Up For New Season Of GRC With Shark Week-Themed Beetle

The 2015 Global Rallycross Championship gets underway May 31 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and one of the cars to watch out for will be the Shark Week-themed Beetle GRC of... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
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Original Herbie Heads To Auction With Barrett-Jackson

One of the original Herbie star cars is heading to auction, so if you're a fan of precocious movie Beetles now is the time to act. The car is set to cross the auction block... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack Live Photos, 2015 New York Auto Show

VW Beetle special edition concepts, Golf SportWagen Alltrack unveiled: Live photos

On the eve of the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen has taken the wraps off four Beetle Special Edition concepts, and announced the production of the Golf SportWagen... read more March 31, 2015 by


 
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Tanner Foust Tests The New VW Beetle Global Rallycross Car: Video

If the thought of 0-60 mph in under two seconds—on dirt!—turbos spooling, rev limiters popping, and four-wheel powerslides don’t sound like fun... read more September 12, 2014 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

2014 Volkswagen Beetle Global RallyCross Championship Car Revealed

The 2014 Global RallyCross Championship got underway back in May and after the first two rounds it’s America’s Scott Speed, driving for the Volkswagen Andretti... read more June 20, 2014 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle Global RallyCross car

VW And Andretti Autosport To Field Beetle In Global RallyCross

The Global RallyCross Championship is back for another year and one of the teams to watch in 2014 is newcomer Volkswagen, which has partnered with Andretti Autosport and will... read more February 6, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen Beetle Celebrates Its 65th Year In The U.S.

Volkswagen Beetle Celebrates 65th Year In The U.S.

There are few shapes more recognizable than the profile of Volkswagen's most famous vehicle. If you were to ask a hundred people who knew nothing about cars to pick one out... read more January 30, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

VW Beetle Dune Off-Road Concept: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

It seems taking street cars into off-road territory is all the rage these days, especially at the Volkswagen Group. Audi did it with the Nanuk in Frankfurt, Porsche is... read more January 13, 2014 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR Live Shots

2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR Priced From $29,995

The Volkswagen Beetle is a fun little car, especially in Turbo form. The name changes from Beetle Turbo to Beetle R-Line this year, but the fun is the same--except for the... read more July 17, 2013 by


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo R-Line

2013 VW Beetle, Jetta GLI Uprated, Upgraded

The latest version of VW's turbocharged 2.0-liter four makes its way into the Beetle and Jetta lineups midway through the 2013 model year. Volkswagen says for cars on sale... read more May 3, 2013 by


 
2014 Volkswagen iBeetle

Volkswagen iBeetle Integrates iPhone, Gets iNamed: Shanghai Auto Show

While we certainly hope the Volkswagen iBeetle doesn't start a trend of iNaming all kinds of iCars with ridiculous iTags, we do like the way VW has kitted the iBeetle to... read more April 19, 2013 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

Volkswagen Brings Back The Beetle GSR At Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos

The Gelb-Schwarzer Renner is back, making its debut as a 2014 model at the Chicago Auto Show. For the uninitiated, the tag, which is German for “Yellow Black... read more February 8, 2013 by


 
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Volkswagen's 'Happy' Super Bowl Ad Stirs Controversy: Video

Volkswagen’s upcoming ad for Super Bowl XLVII doesn’t feature scantily clad bikini models, singing dogs or an adorable pint-sized version of a famous movie... read more January 29, 2013 by


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible live photos, 2012 L.A. Auto Show

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Live Images: 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

In the history of the automobile, the Volkswagen Beetle is easily one of the most iconic vehicles ever created. Generations of drivers learned the joys of rowing their own... read more November 28, 2012 by


 
Volkswagen’s modified Beetle fleet, 2012 SEMA show

Volkswagen Brings Beetle Fleet To 2012 SEMA Show

The 2012 SEMA show kicks off today and a number of tuned cars are making their presence known. The latest is a bunch of Beetles that Volkswagen has organized with a number of... read more October 30, 2012 by


 
 

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