Tag: Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle Dune ‘Could Be Built’

Volkswagen Beetle Dune ‘Could Be Built’

IF YOU like your Beetles with a little more ‘dune buggy’ about them, Volkswagen’s latest concept is right up your street.And what’s more, it really could be right up your street if public reaction to the so-called Beetle Dune is strong enough. With a body raised by 50mm, 19-inch wheels […]

Sunshine Tour brings hundreds of Beetles together

Sunshine Tour brings hundreds of Beetles together

They came in cars with neon wheels. as pick-up trucks and as race versions – over 400 Beetles in all possible derivatives met at the Baltic Coast during a weekend at the largest gathering of fans of all ’round’ Volkswagen models (Beetle, New Beetle and The Beetle). With many thousand […]

THE OLD ONES ARE THE BEST (VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE)

THE OLD ONES ARE THE BEST (VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE)

VOLKSWAGEN is currently experiencing the ‘third time lucky’ effect with its latest generation Beetle. Finally, after a combination of mixed consumer responses and the mushrooming in popularity of the Mini, buyers are starting to love the bug again. The ‘new’ Beetle has come a long way since the first iteration […]

Volkswagen Beetle 1.4 TSI joins local line-up

Volkswagen Beetle 1.4 TSI joins local line-up

A third option for the latest Volkswagen Beetle generation (launched in Malaysia last September) is now available in Malaysia – the Beetle 1.4 TSI. The new engine choice is aimed at extending the reach to a wider group of Beetle enthusiasts who crave for individuality and sound choices for their […]

Volkswagens for ‘The Apprentice Asia’

Volkswagens for ‘The Apprentice Asia’

Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM) is the sponsor of the Official Cars for AXN’s The Apprentice Asia, which will appear on TV screens this month. The company, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, supplied four models – the Beetle, Passat, Sharan and Touareg – to support and provide mobility requirements for contestants and […]

FIRST DRIVE: VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CABRIOLET

FIRST DRIVE: VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CABRIOLET

THE BEETLE reboot continues with Volkswagen taking the car to the next, and logical, step in its evolution: going roofless. Of course Volkswagen has been here before; previous iterations of the ‘new’ Beetle boasted a cabriolet variant. However, as you would expect, evolution has brought a number of welcome improvements. […]

Volkswagen Beetle GSR

Volkswagen Beetle GSR

Exactly 40 years ago, a special edition of the Volkswagen Beetle made its debut with a sporty yellow/black body (shown on the left in the picture above). It is remembered as the sportiest production version of the iconic car. In 2013, another two-colour Beetle again appears in Chicago in the […]

Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 TSI joins the line-up

Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 TSI joins the line-up

Following the launch of the third-generation Volkswagen Beetle in Malaysia two months ago, a second version has now joined the line-up. This is the more powerful Beetle 2.0 TSI with a 200 ps/280 Nm petrol engine and 6-speed DSG. Priced at RM219,888 (without insurance), it is available in Tornado Red, […]

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Another variant joins the third generation Volkswagen Beetle line-up – a convertible. Announced in the US yesterday, the new Beetle Convertible is a reinterpretation of convertible variants of the previous two generations with a sportier and more dynamic silhouette. The combination of a flatter roofline and a more upright windshield […]