Tag: Beetle

The Dune Buggy returns!

The Dune Buggy returns!

The dune buggy, an icon of the 1960s, is coming back this March and it will be right up to date technically while retaining the original appearance. Volkswagen has created an electrically-powered vehicle which is based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB), demonstrating how multifaceted the new platform is. […]

The limited edition Beetles that were sold through Lazada in December last year.

12 Beetles gone in 20 minutes!

When Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) announced that they would sell the Beetle online, it was a first in the Malaysian car industry. Today, on 12-12-2018, all 12 units of the limited edition Beetle that was offered for sale on Lazada Malaysia have already been sold. In fact, they were […]

Fastest VW Beetle in the world

Fastest VW Beetle in the world

A specially tuned Volkswagen Beetle recently reached 205.122 mph (330.2 km/h) over a flying mile — the fastest speed ever recorded for a Beetle. It was achieved at the annual Bonneville World of Speed event in America. The Beetle was powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged, direct-injection four-cylinder TSI petrol engine, […]

First Beetle produced this week 70 years ago

First Beetle produced this week 70 years ago

It was shortly after the first post-war Christmas 1945 that the first of the Volkswagen Type 1 – the model which, as the Beetle, would be sold in over 21 million copies – started coming off the production line. However, only 55 vehicles were produced that year and in the […]