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beetle

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The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible's tech is a bit outdated, but this retro-stylish ragtop with its kicking stereo brings a smile to every trip.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

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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

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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

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Don't have time to drink your coffee? Chew it with Go Cubes

A new product called Go Cubes on Indiegogo promises portable, edible coffee in the form of gummies made out of real cold brew.

By August 20, 2015

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Just how big is a blue whale's heart? See for yourself

The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.

By August 21, 2015

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Volkswagen plugs Android Auto and Apple CarPlay into 2016 models

Volkswagen's new MIB II infotainment system for its 2016 models rolls in a heap of new features, including compatibility with both Google and Apple's car systems.

By July 30, 2015