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1964 Volkswagen Beetle being sold for $1,000,000

Factory new 1964 VW Beetle for sale for $1 million

This car is a time-capsule. In 1964, Rudy Zvarich purchased a Volkswagen Beetle from the Gilbert and Seibel dealership in Vancouver, Washington. The plan was to use it as a backup for his 1957 Beetle. So Zvarich put the car into storage until the time came to use it. That never happened, and now 54... read more

October 8, 2018 by
 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen will kill the Beetle, squashes plans for a successor

When the current-generation Volkswagen Beetle runs out its current lifecycle, it will be the end of the road for the nameplate. The German automaker confirmed plans for a... read more March 8, 2018 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Next Volkswagen Beetle to be electric, rear-wheel drive?

Should reported plans for a next-generation Volkswagen Beetle pan out, the iconic car will see a major transformation. On Friday, Autocar reported VW is actively considering... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf R Heritage concept

Volkswagen channels the enthusiast for 5 new concepts

The aftermarket and modifying community has long had a love affair with Volkswagen vehicles, and it seems the German automaker is tapping into said love affair. VW this week... read more May 20, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Beetle LSR

Volkswagen Beetle LSR blows past 200 mph at Bonneville

The Volkswagen Beetle is an icon. It's been around for decades and it's a beloved automobile the world over. It is not, however, a fast car by any means. Sure, there have... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
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... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
1974 Volkswagen Beetle with 90 kilometers

"New" 1974 VW Beetle sells for $43,000 at auction

If ever there was a magic time machine ready to take you back to 1974, this Volkswagen Beetle with just 90 kilometers on its odometer is probably it. The little silver bug... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

VW Beetle to get the axe after 2018?

Volkswagen's Beetle may be slated for discontinuation, if a Tweet from a trusted source is to be believed. Autoline recently Tweeted: "Good bye Beetle. VW to axe its iconic... read more April 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Gets Dune And Denim Special Editions

Volkswagen used this week’s 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce a pair of Beetle special editions based on recent concept cars. The special editions are the Beetle... read more November 17, 2015 by


 
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


 
Herbie movie car auction

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


 
 

 
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