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Volkswagen Says Goodbye to Discontinued Beetle Car

Volkswagen Says Goodbye to Discontinued Beetle Car

Out with the old, in with the new. That’s certainly Volkswagen’s current approach. Last year, the global automaker announced that it would be officially discontinuing the iconic Volkswagen Beetle, which is arguably the most recognizable car in the world. To send off the discontinued Beetle car in style, Volkswagen has put together an animated short film called “The Last Mile,” which will debut at the end of the year at “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020”…

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Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

When you are shopping for a new car, value is likely one of the first things you consider. Which models deliver the most value for the cost? One way to answer this question is to look at awards handed out by companies like Vincentric, which uses carefully collected data — looking at things like fees and taxes, depreciation, and maintenance — to rate the true value of vehicles. Using this data, Vincentric named the Volkswagen Beetle and Passat winners in…

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Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition Models Announced

Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition Models Announced

After nearly seven decades and three generations, Volkswagen will officially be retiring the legendary Beetle. To commemorate this automotive and style icon, VW will release two Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition models in 2019: Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL. These models will be available as coupes or convertibles and in two unique colors — Safari Uni and Stonewashed Blue. The Final Edition models will get a slew of standard features, including Climatronic® automatic climate control, KESSY® keyless access with…

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History of the Volkswagen Beetle

History of the Volkswagen Beetle

As one of the longest-used nameplates in automotive history, the history of the Volkswagen Beetle is long and undeniably interesting. Development of the little “Bug” began in Germany in 1934, with the first cars coming out of production in 1938. However, after a short production run, it had to stop due to wartime activities. The Beetle went back into production in Europe in 1946 to provide transportation for Allied troops, and after that, production gradually grew and grew until the…

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