Tag: Beetle

R-Line for New Volkswagen Beetle

R-Line for New Volkswagen Beetle

Throughout its long history, the Volkswagen Beetle has received all sorts of add-ons, mostly by owners or independent companies which have come up with some appealing or unique conversion. Volkswagen itself has never done much by way of offering Beetle owners customization options, perhaps believing that the ‘purity’ of the […]

Volkswagen Das Auto Show 2012

Volkswagen Das Auto Show 2012

Das Auto, the Volkswagen motorshow, is back in KL this weekend and as with the inaugural event last year, visitors will be immersed in the philosophy, technology and innovation of the German carmaker. Described as a public outreach by Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM), the event is one of the largest […]

Volkswagen E-Bugster

Volkswagen E-Bugster

  The sportiest Beetle ever produced for sale could also be one which has zero emissions if the E-Bugster concept car is put into production. Inspired by the 2005 Ragster concept, the E-Bugster is a Blue-e-Motion model which means it uses only an electric drive.   The energy for powering […]

Volkswagen Das Auto Show 2011

Volkswagen Das Auto Show 2011

After having had their entry into the Malaysian market delayed by a time-wasting attempt to establish a partnership with Proton, Volkswagen is certainly making up for lost time now. Its current product line is the best ever and has helped grow the volume by 225% this year (compared to 2010) […]

All-new VW Beetle

CLICK HERE FOR FIRST DRIVING IMPRESSIONS! It took 50 years to go from the first generation of the VW Beetle to the second one, but it’s taken 37 less years for the third generation to make its appearance. More significantly, while the second generation was launched in Detroit and revived Volkswagen’s […]

The Original Volkswagen Beetle

On January 17, 1934, the German Reich government received a design proposal for a people’s car, a “Volkswagen” (German for ‘workers wagon’), from an engineer by the name of Dr Ferdinand Porsche. It appeared feasible and shortly thereafter, Dr Porsche received a contract from the German motor industry association (RDA) […]

All-new VW Beetle global launch on 18/4

All-new VW Beetle global launch on 18/4

The original Volkswagen Beetle, an automotive icon, was among the few cars which were produced in the same form for decades. Though its much more modern successor was introduced in 1998, the original version continued to be produced in Mexico up till 2003 which means the design was in production […]