The Volkswagen Beetle was a car that came close to never seeing the light of day, but on its way from fascist project to hippie icon it became one of the pillars of the automotive world. XCAR goes back to the start of the story and finds out whether the new Beetle deserves its name.
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Although not as sporty as its GTI sibling, the iconic 2014 Volkswagen Beetle comes through with good power and an enjoyable driving experience, but navigation isn't worth the option price.
Volkswagen gives the Beetle and R-Line trim for the 2014 model year, with a 2-liter turbocharged engine making 210 horsepower.
The Beetle Turbo is now the basic Beetle, so the sportier version of the Beetle Turbo is dubbed the Beetle R-Line. Brian Cooley drives it and checks the tech.
Audi released sketches of the new TT, to be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva auto show, revealing some hints about the updated model.
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Last year, Volkswagen came out with a new Beetle that was big on retro style. At the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen doubles down on that theme with a rag top convertible Beetle.
The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible's tech is a bit outdated, but this retro-stylish ragtop with its kicking stereo brings a smile to every trip.