• 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

    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 the original, known variously as the Volkswagen, Type 1, Beetle, Bug, Käfer and many more names throughout the world. Unsurprising that it garnered so many names, since production continued from launch in 1938 until 2003 with over 21.5 million manufactured. 2011 sees the launch of a brand new Beetle in Shanghai, Berlin and New York, and it offers levels of equipment that owners of even the last version would be...

  • 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle spy shots
    2012 Volkswagen New Beetle Set For Shanghai And New York Auto Show Debuts

    We were treated with a teaser of the upcoming 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle during the recent Super Bowl XLV, and we’ve been seeing barely disguised spy shots of the car for the past several months, but now a new report claims the car will finally be revealed next month. Of course, next month...

  • 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle rendering
    Rendered: 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle

    Volkswagen’s New Beetle has been on the market now for more than ten years and has enjoyed relatively strong sales despite the lack of significant upgrades during its life. More than one million New Beetles have been built at Volkswagen’s Puebla plant in Mexico and it looks like...

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