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1966 Volkswagen Beetle Review
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66 Mostly Original — I love this car because it has been kept mostly original . It has not been in the hands of antique dealers who detailed the car out making it unaffordable to the general public. It has never broken down on me and cranks right up and goes. These little cars where really made with pride.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: kept mostly original

Cons: power from the 1300 cc engine

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53 Miles To The Gallon! Need I Say More? Ha Ha Ha, Never Needs Antifreeze. — I bought this car with 64000 miles on it. I am the 2nd owner and I have had 10 Bugs and 2 Buses. This Bug is by far the best car I have ever owned. Cancer free good solid pan, no whining in 4th gear.All rubber and seals are tight. Soon I will repaint and a fresh 1835cc will be done for my son David Jr.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It's the original smart car!

Cons: Cold in the winter!

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Fun To Rebuild And Fun To Run — The roller coaster ride of classic car ownership is one that everyone should take. Take this disposable item from the 1960s that has some how stood the test of time. I have spent stupid amounts of money on this thing over the last 18 months and it has yet to transport me more than 2 metres under it's own steam, yet I am keen to spend more on it to make it the car I want. Yes, there are cars with air con, cruise control and a 0 - 100km time under 30 seconds that I could have bought for less, but I don't care. It is the vehicle I always wanted.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Style, rarity on the roads, ease of maintenance

Cons: Speed, handling in corners

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Great For My First Car — I bought this car practically new and actually drov it into the ground. The engine ceased on the way down east. I drove it for about 3 years and it was very cheap to drive, and it was all that I could afford at the time.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It was cheap to drive

Cons: no power

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It Is Original And In Great Running Condition For A 40 + Year Old Car. — Performance - Quick but not fast, top speed of about 80, 0-60 in 12 secs, great drum brakes, handles weel, but needs new front suspension bushings. Has a few squeaks because it is old, has a sun roof, but its filled in with the headliner, it painted egg white, Porsche wheels, and red leather interior with original seat belts. Gets 30 mpg, just check the oil once a wee, and drive it all day long. It is a great in town driver that fun, but wouldnt take it cross country

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: cheap and fun

Cons: small and no saftey

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Vw — This is my baby, which is in desperate need of restoration. It runs great, is sound mechanically, but needs a paint job and new floor pans. Its really fun to drive, and gets alot of attention, and someday hope to restore it to its original condition.

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: Needs to be restored badly

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My Sweet Beetle — i love the quality of my car performance is very good enough acceleration is amazing braking is almost perfact ownership is about economica very afordable price ,,,, this is the best car to dirve is realy fun to drive, i m poetic about my car, my car is the best car in the world

Pros: positives=to beetle

Cons: nothing

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It's Hitler's Golf Cart. — A perfect example of how modifyable the bug is. The added weight from the 1/8" steel body and roll cage turns the already lackluster performance into something even slower. Although it was fun to drive, it spent 1/4 of the time in a shop, making it a bad daily driver.

Pros: Looks

Cons: performance, reliability

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Old Beetles Great For Restoration Project. — Sweet Old car. Definately needs to be fixed up. Uncle gave it to me for free. Already $500 into it. Orig in/exterior and falling apart. Doesn't keep a charge though. Its fun to drive but I have to keep going in case it quits. Not the original engine, it came from a VW bus. not quite sure of the year. Good project for people with money.

Pros: Gets up and goes!

Cons: .... when it gets started. Crappy interior/exterior. no heater/ac.

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Inherited From My Father - My First Car — Car I learned to drive in Broke down on a trip to Florida - threw a rod in Florence South Carolina. Two good ol' boys who owned B&B Bug in Darlington SC took me for a few hundred bucks and I broke down again in Ridgeland SC. Eventually sold it for under $100 (the tires on it were worth more than that). One day I will hunt down the guys who ripped me off. Took a Greyhound bus all the way to Ft. Lauderdale (24 hours sitting between a stinky ex-sailor from Norfolk VA and a rather large sweaty lady)

Pros: First car, great mileage, easy to work on, fun to drive

Cons: didn't have it long enough

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2014 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

Just Fun By HEADBANGER

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My Best Ride Ever By johnsteve

I like it and that's why I bought one for my wife in red. She loves it. Great looking car, fun to drive and good mpg- Just enough tech. The third day I had it we drove 438 miles to Atlantic City and i... Read More

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

2012 Beetle Is Worth A Look-see. By Scott

Compared to our 2007 Beetle, handling is better, acceleration is better. Interior is nicer with retro accents and more storage. The audio is a nice addition and the NAV seems adequate. The allo... Read More

Super Sassy By kristig123

This is a fun, eye catching ride. Its very shiny and clean inside. The leather sets are nice and soft, and wait for it...... heated!! It has bluetooth and led lighting around the speakers and on the ... Read More

2010 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

My Favorite Car By Sheunique

I love New Beetles. My first one was the 1998 model and it was white. My husband wanted to to get the new body style, but I don't like it. Nice for small family and pets. The trunk hold much more than... Read More

An Awesome Convertible For A Great Price By minie_riley123

What sold me on this car was the looks of it especially in white, and cool it looks. It turned my head each and every time I saw one on the street. It has never been in the shop, well actually to pu... Read More

2009 Volkswagen Beetle Reviews

A Fun Little Car To Play In! By sunflowergal

This car is great for a single person or couple but the back seat will not accommodate a car seat and growing toddler. The car is not made to carry any cargo. It would be perfect for a second car! Read More

This Has Been A Great Car To Drive By NanasCar

The heated seats are awesome and the security system is wonderful. Really good tires. Love the car. I'd say the only negative would be getting into the back seat... it's kind of hard for adults... b... Read More

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