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beetle

Editors' Take

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

The 2016 Dune is an old-school car with plenty of new-school tech to bridge the gap between past and present.

By November 17, 2015

MSRP: $19,595.00

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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

MSRP: $20,295.00

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The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible's tech is a bit outdated, but this retro-stylish ragtop with its kicking stereo brings a smile to every trip.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

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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

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Volkswagen Beetle Dune is your kinda sorta baja bug (pictures)

While the Volkswagen Beetle Dune may be inspired by the classic baja bug, don't expect it to be off-road worthy.

16 Images By January 22, 2016

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The new Dune Beetle is more bogus than it is Baja

The VW Beetle Dune made its debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, and now we get a first look at the production version. With a negligible lift, all-season tires, and a rear diffuser that does double duty as a skid plate, this front-wheel-drive Beetle is suited more for graded dirt roads than any serious dunes.

By November 19, 2015

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The Volkswagen Beetle Dune is a cute Baja Bug throwback (pictures)

The Baja Bug, a traditional Volkswagen Beetle modified for off-road use, got its start in Southern California car culture. It only makes sense, then, that Volkswagen would choose the Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil its spiritual successor, the 2016 Beetle Dune.

19 Images By November 19, 2015

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The Volkswagen Beetle Dune is a Baja Bug throwback (pictures)

The Baja Bug, a traditional Volkswagen Beetle modified for off-road use, got its start in Southern California car culture. It only makes sense, then, that Volkswagen would choose the Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil its spiritual successor, the 2016 Beetle Dune.

13 Images By November 17, 2015

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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

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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