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Volkswagen E-Bugster: 2012 Beijing Auto Show

Volkswagen Shows E-Bugster Electric Beetle In Beijing

Volkswagen has chosen the Beijing Auto Show for the Asian market reveal of its E-Bugster electric concept, shown to North American audiences in hardtop form at this year’s Detroit Auto Show. Based on the newly redesigned Volkswagen Beetle, the E-Bugster (which is an amalgam of Electric Bug... read more

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2011 Volkswagen Beetle R Concept live photos

Volkswagen Beetle R Likely To See Production: Report

Volkswagen has ambitious plans for its newly-restyled Beetle, and the United States is seen as the car’s primary market. It’s no coincidence, then, that... read more November 16, 2011 by 

2011 Volkswagen Beetle R Concept live photos

Volkswagen Beetle R Concept Preview, Live Photos: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Sharing its core underpinnings with the Golf has raised some questions as to why one might prefer the Beetle, though the car's iconic aesthetics are the obvious reason. It... read more September 13, 2011 by 

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EcoVelocity's Modern Tech Transforms Classics (Virtually...)

We may spend the day writing about modern car technology, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate the classic cars that helped form the industry we know today. Some might... read more August 2, 2011 by 

2012 Volkswagen Beetle production begins in Mexico

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Production Begins In Mexico

The Volkswagen Beetle and Mexico are inexorably linked. From as far back as 1967 and running until 2003 when production ended for good, Volkswagen's Puebla factory produced... read more July 21, 2011 by 

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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Getting Black Turbo And White Turbo Launch Editions

We were impressed with it at its official unveiling at the 2011 New York Auto Show, and then again when pricing was announced, now Volkswagen has revealed that its chic new... read more July 11, 2011 by 

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Bored At Work? Try These 5 Online Car Customizing Websites

It's the 5th of July. You're at work. Probably bored, and almost certainly hung over from the celebrations yesterday. If you're like us, you might be idly scanning the... read more July 5, 2011 by 

2012 Volkswagen Beetle live photos

Volkswagen Beetle R Coming To Frankfurt Auto Show?

Even before the 2012 VW Beetle was unveiled in New York this year, we were hearing rumors that the Golf R would spawn a Beetle R variant. Now it looks like those rumors could... read more June 14, 2011 by 

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2012 VW Beetle Black Turbo Edition Launches Pre-Order Program

While we're still not sure why anyone would pick the 2012 Beetle over the GTI, Golf R, or other platform-sharing models from Volkswagen, VW is plunging forward with its newly... read more June 13, 2011 by 

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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Priced From $19,765

The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle was undoubtedly one of the stars of the recent 2011 New York Auto Show but interested buyers will have to anxiously wait several more months as the... read more June 7, 2011 by 

2012 Volkswagen Beetle walkaround

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Walkaround: Video

We hope you like the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle as much as we do because we have a new video of the car featuring our own editor Marty Padgett conducting a quick walkaround... read more April 29, 2011 by 

2012 Volkswagen Beetle live photos

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: 2011 New York Auto Show Live Photos

For better or worse, the new Beetle is here, trading some of its "chick car" rep for a more masculine appearance. Whether that will convince more men to buy the car--or... read more April 21, 2011 by 

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Volkswagen Updates ‘Black Betty’ Beetle Super Bowl Ad: Video

Remember the funny ad run by Volkswagen for its new Beetle during Super Bowl XLV, the one with the actual six-legged Beetle scampering through the forest and pushing all of... read more April 19, 2011 by 

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: New, Retro, Tech-Laden

The Volkswagen New Beetle has had a good life - launched in 1998, it's carried on for the past thirteen years virtually unchanged. Okay, so that's not quite as impressive as... read more April 18, 2011 by 

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Sports Car Classics: The 1970-78 Mercury Capri

The biggest news in the automotive world was the announcement that Mercury will be no more, mostly thanks to lazy badge engineering and the success of GM’s restructuring... read more June 6, 2010 by 

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe 2-door Man Front Exterior View

2012 VW Beetle Rendered: Still Bug-Shaped, Less Girly

Although the re-born Volkswagen Beetle is nearing it's last year of production, we will apparently be presented with another new one in 2012.  The current "bug" has quite... read more May 17, 2010 by 


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