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2014 Volkswagen Beetle

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.

By August 6, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating August 6, 2014

2013 Volkswagen 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The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible's tech is a bit outdated, but this retro-stylish ragtop with its kicking stereo brings a smile to every trip.

By March 13, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating March 13, 2013

MSRP: $24,995.00


2012 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0T Turbo

Fans of Euro-retro styling, zippy performance, and great audio will find much to love about the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle.

By October 28, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating October 28, 2011

MSRP: $23,395.00


Caffeine-addicted beetles cutting into coffee bean crops

The coffee berry borer has become a huge pain in the thorax for the coffee industry since it can withstand huge doses of caffeine by burrowing into beans. So why didn't they call this thing the jitterbug?

By July 17, 2015


Was the VW Beetle the most important object of the 20th century?

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.

By November 14, 2014


The iconic Volkswagen Beetle powers up for 2014 (pictures)

Volkswagen gives the Beetle and R-Line trim for the 2014 model year, with a 2-liter turbocharged engine making 210 horsepower.

22 Images By August 6, 2014


2014 VW Beetle R-Line

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.

By August 5, 2014


Industrial espionage, Nazis and air-cooled engines: The tale of Tatra

Tatra isn't as well known as the car that borrowed more than a little of its design: the VW Beetle. Find out exactly how these two cars came to look so alike.

September 10, 2015


​Volkswagen apologizes, stops diesel sales in wake of US emissions scandal

German automaker orders its US dealerships to halt sales of affected cars, says that 11 million vehicles are impacted globally.

By September 21, 2015


Volkswagen, Audi accused of using software to cheat US diesel emissions tests

In an open letter to the automaker and an official release, the EPA claims that VW's diesels aren't as clean as you'd think.

By September 18, 2015