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VW Beetle with Royal connections heads for auction

When not chauffeuring the late Queen Mother around in a stately limousine, Arthur Barty’s car of choice was a Volkswagen Beetle. Now his 1962 VW Beetle is being offered for sale at Coys’ Spring Classics Auction in London on 10 … Continue reading

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Forza Horizon 2’s Rockstar Energy Car Pack Includes Tanner Foust’s VW Beetle

Forza Horizon 2 has a new DLC car pack out now, offering up Tanner Foust’s yellow and red 2014 Global Rallycross VW Beetle, alongside another five new rides to add to your bulging garage of desirable metal lumps. There’s another … Continue reading

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This Fascinating Stillborn VW Prototype Would Have Been Revolutionary

By the late ’60s, VW was in a legitimate full-on panic about replacing the Beetle: somehow, they never really managed to figure this out. The Beetle was just selling too well for too long to worry until it was almost … Continue reading

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Volkswagen meets shark – Shark Week 2015

Jump in the driver’s seat of the Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Shark Cruiser and experience the world’s first Subaquatic Road Trip. Check out the Shark Week website here:

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VW Beetle GSR appeals to tough guys

I’m a big fan of little cars. I enjoy their quick, agile maneuverability. I like their sprite, spunky road manners. I appreciate their economy. I admire their simplicity. I identify with their image of independence and nonconformity. A little car … Continue reading

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VW Beetle 1.4-Litre TSI 158BHP Sport Review

The VW Beetle remains one of the most iconic cars in history, buoyed by its fun-loving looks, and this second-generation new Beetle continues that theme, albeit in a slightly more grown up way to its predecessor. Longer, wider and lower, … Continue reading

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Fairfield man melds Volkswagen Beetle, motorcycle for eye-catching result

Keith Wilbur, 67, of Fairfield mated a 1974 Volkswagen Beetle to the front end of a fiberglass trike kit to make for a really unique set of wheels he shows off Saturday on Main Street in Lincoln. LINCOLN, Maine — … Continue reading

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Macho makeover delivers the male

Of all the associations that come to mind at the mention of Volkswagen’s iconic Beetle, the word “masculine” doesn’t top the list, nor even crack it. Bulbous and cutesy with a flower vase built into its dash, the New Beetle … Continue reading

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Year plan for Volkswagen Beetle Club in 2014

America isn’t the only place where the classic VW Beetle is revered. Here’s an article about a fan club in Sri Lanka celebrating 60 years of devotion: After a successful Diamond Jubilee of the Volkswagen Beetle Owners’ Club (VBOCSL) in … Continue reading

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First Look: Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept

A Beetle Turbo, now dressed for the desert. Dune buggies meant freedom and rebellion all at the same time. Based around the evergreen Volkswagen Beetle, builders stripped away the bodies, added some fiberglass and big tires, and created an instant … Continue reading

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