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What Year Vw Beetle Has Real Spoiler
Interested in VW Beetle with Rear Spoiler less that 80,000 miles between 2009 and up.
Cause Of Coolant Leak 2000 Vw Beetle?
trying to find info for a relative whose car is having issues. check engine light was on for a few days. The car was low on anti-freeze and she added more. she drove 45 miles then when arrived at de...
Just Replaced The Coolant Flange And The Vw Is Leaking Coolant Again And Li...
Where Is The Top Down Button On 2008 Convertible Bug?
Just bought our daughter a used 2008 convertible bug. Can't find the button to put the top down. Its not on the center console. Any suggestions?
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Volkswagen Beetle Overview
From the 1950s to the mid-1970s, the Volkswagen Beetle, also known affectionately as the Bug, was an icon not just in America, but worldwide. Revered for its versatility and economy, appreciated for the fact that it was easy to maintain, and memorialized by a series of now-legendary ads in the 1960s and '70s, the Beetle enjoyed a long and successful history.
The first Volkswagen Beetles were introduced to the U.S. in 1949, and the new car sold only about 150 units in 1950. Originally called the Type 1, the small, rear-engined car officially adopted the name "Beetle" in 1967. Sales continued to grow significantly, and the Beetle would eventually become the best-selling vehicle in the world.
But all good things must to come an end...at least temporarily. Starting in the mid-'70s, sales of the Beetle were suspended worldwide, though the car continued to be manufactured in Mexico for a number of years.
Then, in 1994, the Beetle re-emerged at the Detroit Auto Show as a concept car. Enthusiasm was so great that VW reintroduced the Beetle (now known as the New Beetle) in showrooms in 1998, with styling that was at once contemporary and retro. With its peppy engines, bright exterior colors, and nostalgic appeal, the Beetle was once again a hit, at least in North America. (European drivers weren't so taken with the new Bug.) The Beetle continues to make a strong showing on the road today, with new options and trims being offered almost yearly.