The new 2012 Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept is actually the latest Beetle which is powered purely by electricity! It is the environmentally conscientious version of the famous model, now even more appealing in shape and design! The new concept vehicle was just revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. As we can see the new two-seat E-Bugster continues Beetle’s sporty theme. However this version is powered by an electric motor which provides 85 kWh of power. This means that
We have seen this year some incredible tunings which have left a big impression in our mind. However, some of the greatest tunings were made on … the tiniest car segment. In this top 5 are presented some of the most remarkable tunings made on small cars such as Smart for two and Volkswagen Beetle. The selection is based on the overall outlook of the car, i.e. the tuned exterior, the improvements made to enhance its performance, and of course - on the interior.
SMART FORTWO DISCO BALL
Volkswagen will exhibit the Beetle R Concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The car made its official debut in Frankfurt earlier this year. The US was the biggest market for the previous New Beetle, and that’s likely to remain the same with the new vehicle.
Beetle R comes with redesigned front and rear bumpers. The front has three air intakes in a black high-gloss finish and the rear has a diffuser and four tail-pipes – two either side. Above this sits a large spoiler with a gloss black finish
Volkswagen UK has announced the price list for the new 2012 Beetl.
Firstly, two engines will be available: the small 1.2 litre TSI with 105PS mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox and a 1.4 litre TSI with 160PS mated to a 6-speed manual.
There are three trim levels: Beetle, Design and Sport. The standard equipment includes air conditioning, remote central locking, an RCD 310 CD system with DAB radio and rear Isofix seat preparation.
Design adds 17” alloy wheels in a choice of two styles, Bluet
Most of you have strong memories from your father’s or grandfather’s car. “One day I will have one for myself”– we thought. Unfortunately most cars have no more than 10 years on the production line meaning that whatever it was that you fancied as a kid is now about 30-40 years old and looks like(or actually is) scrap or costs an amount of money with a lot of zeroes. Luckily someone thought of all these enthusiasts. So, who did?
The first Camaro was built back in 1966/1967
Each car enthusiast has a movie that makes them smile just thinking of it. You will have the opportunity to read a little more about some of the most cherished cars used in movies.
AUDI A8 W12- Transporter 2
This car is taking a serious part in the plot of the movie. Jason Statham needs to chase the bad guys all over the place and the Audi is a serious partner in his mission. The movie is abundant with stunts that the A8 has to perform. Thanks to the massive twelve-cylinder 6.0
Looks like Volkswagen Beetle will have its RS version, which is going to feature a high-performance turbocharger kit with bigger intercooler, larger injectors, CAI and of course ECU re-map.
The exterior is dramatically changed, actually, 2012 Beetle RS looks like Porsche GT3 RS, which is not bad, at all.
Still, the project car doesn’t have plates and registration, so it will be created as autoshow concept. The tuning team didn’t have enough time, because the new Beetle Rs had to be present
Volkswagen US has priced the new 2012 Beetle at just $18 995 for the entry-level model featuring 2.5 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 172PS (127 kW) and 240Nm (177 lb-ft) of torque.
It offers fuel economy that is improved by up to 10 percent over past 2.5L models. The gearbox choice is between 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic. The engines returns 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway and 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway, respectively for manual and automatic.
The 2.5L comes standard with
Volkswagen has exclusively announced that the public premiere of the 2012 VW Beetle will be celebrated almost simultaneously at two of the most famous motor shows around the globe, the New York Auto Show that starts on April 22, and the Shanghai Motor Show which will open its doors for the fans at April 19.
The new-generation of the epic “bug” ride has been highly rumored and even teased few times, including the commercial for the Super Bowl, but it hasn’t show its real face yet.
Volkswagen is launching an exclusive special edition Beetle “BlackOrange”, which break to pieces the grey everyday world of autumn. This attractive high-contrast programme is available for both the hatchback and the cabriolet versions of the new VW Beetle.
Thanks to its Red Rock (orange) or black uni-metallic paintwork and its special model lettering on its doors, the Volkswagen Beetle “BlackOrange” strikes with really charming sporty vision. A new 17-inch "Sarasota" light-alloy wheels also
There are just a couple of weeks left before the big double birthday party: Volkswagen New Beetle fans from all over Europe are going to be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the cult car line; at the same time the New Beetle Sunshine Tour is starting its fifth run in July. Alongside the production models, special paint jobs or completely new body work will all be on display at our grand review drive along the Baltic Sea coastline. The birthday tour starts midday on Saturday, July 19, at the V
Volkswagen of America, Inc. revealed its “new” VW Beetle and VW Beetle convertible which has a subtle but stylish new look that fashionably updates, yet maintains, the core emotional appeal of the iconic new Beetle design, first launched in 1998.
The 2006 VW Beetle and the convertible will be launched in September of this year and will come standard with a more powerful new 2.5 liter, five-cylinder engine that creates 150 horsepower (versus the four-cylinder, 2.0 liter that created 115 hp).
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