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They grow up so fast: A fond look back at the last New Beetle

April 15, 2011 1 comments

We launched the “New Beetle” way back in 1998, which means that the first models are now teenagers. (Editor’s note: We feel old now.) The above commercial for the New Beetle was set to “Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space," the title track from the 1997 album by Spiritualized, and featured the line, “The engine’s in the front but its heart’s in the same place.” While we can’t disclose the exact location of the 2012 Beetle’s heart, rest assured that yours will race when you see it.

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VW Donates a 21st Century Beetle for the American Comedy Fund.

Raising Money to help the funny: VW donates a 21st Century Beetle for the American Comedy Fund

April 10, 2011 8 comments

Volkswagen is donating a 21st Century Beetle to The American Comedy Fund. The all-new Beetle, which boasts a sleek new look, increased horsepower, new engine offerings and a higher fun-to-driving ratio, will be auctioned off on eBay Motors with all proceeds benefitting The American Comedy Fund.

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Volkswagen World Debut of 21st Century Beetle with Global series of events on three Continents

April 4, 2011 6 comments

Herndon, VA – On April 18th, Volkswagen will celebrate the global reveal of the 21st Century Beetle, marking a new chapter in the iconic vehicle’s history. The Beetle will be revealed to the public in a spectacular world debut on three continents.

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The VW Beetle: Peace, love and smoking tires.

March 17, 2011 4 comments

We could go on and on about the various fan and factory-tuned Beetles and performance variants that have graced U.S. streets since the 60’s. Are they cute? Indisputably. Are they slow? Find out for yourself. You’ll be surprised. Now imagine what we’ve got in store for the 2012 VW Beetle later this year.

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