Forty years ago, the sportiest version of the classic Volkswagen Beetle made its debut. Called the GSR (Gelb Schwarzer Renner or “Yellow Black Racer”), the vehicle was based on a 1303S and was instantly recognizable by its color scheme. Just 3500 units were built and they are now collectors’ items.… Continue reading
The Beetle and Beetle Cabriolet range is complemented by “Exclusive” set of features. The new model line is characterised by elegance, stylish design, and is now optionally available as “Exclusive” Design or “Exclusive” Sport.
The two new “Exclusive” models were designed by the Volkswagen R GmbH, and focus on perfection and uniqueness.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced pricing for the 2013 Beetle Fender® Edition, a special edition of the popular coupe that marries iconic names from music and motoring. The Beetle Fender® Edition is available with two powertrains: the 170-horsepower 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine mated to either a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission; and the turbocharged 2.0-liter TSI® four-cylinder engine that’s paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission.… Continue reading
Entomologists in the UK are set for an exciting day, and not just because the ants are flying. There’s another kind of flying bug about: the Volkswagen Beetle with either a 2.0-litre 140 PS TDI turbodiesel engine, or a 2.0-litre 200 PS TSI turbocharged petrol engine.
The latter is enough to propel this bug from zero to 62 mph in just 7.5 seconds and on to 139 mph, while the TDI takes a far from sluggish 9.5 seconds and can reach 123 mph. … Continue reading
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the limited edition Triple White New Beetle convertible is now available at dealers. Only 3,000 customers will have the opportunity to own this truly special edition.
The Triple White New Beetle convertible features a unique Campanella white exterior, a white interior, and white convertible roof boot.… Continue reading