Volkswagen Beetle Model Overview
New Volkswagen Beetle
Used Volkswagen Beetle
Volkswagen Beetle Questions
2005 Beetle Starts Four Times Then You Try To Start ,it Will Not
2005 beetle starts four times then the fifth it will not start
what is an automatic stick shift?
Fuel Door Release Button Beetle
The fuel door release button does not work is there another way to open the fuel door
2004 Check Engine Light On, Buzzing Sound From Fan Area Engine Very Hot. Bu...
engine check light on fans seem to be trying to fire up but just buzzing- cools down a bit and buzz stops, but check engine still on. Thermostat??
I noticed my car window didn’t close like it should on my 2013beetle and now my car is dead. Would the window not closing cause that?
Older Volkswagen Beetle
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.