WRR TV: Ride-Along With Tanner Foust in the Andretti Autosport GRC Volkswagen Beetle

Contributing editor Bradley Iger rides shotgun with two-time Red Bull Global Rallycross champion Tanner Foust in the Andretti Autosport Volkswagen Beetle for a hot…

By Bradley Iger | July 24, 2018
First Look: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Volkswagen’s taken the wraps off of the third-generation Beetle convertible, ahead of its public debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.

By Brandon Turkus | October 04, 2012
First Look: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Chicago’s 2012 auto show press days don’t start until tomorrow, but that hasn’t stopped a few early birds from unveiling new products. Volkswagen is one such manufacturer, taking the wraps off the new diesel Beetle.

By Brandon Turkus | February 07, 2012
Detroit 2012: Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept

The EV trend at the 2012 North American International Auto Show continued on the Volkswagen stand this morning, as the German automaker presented a Beetle-based concept car called (hilariously) the E-Bugster.

By Seyth Miersma | January 09, 2012
Driven: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

It was a relief to see the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle in person, and to see that it, in fact, lived up to its name, forsaking the cartoonish architecture of the last-gen “New” Beetle. With its flatter, longer roof, lowered stance, and upright windshield, we actually felt the instinctual urge to slug the nearest person in the arm. Some of the amassed Bugs were sporting retro wheels—and they actually looked great! Looking at the group of 2012 Beetles in the Volkswagen headquarters parking lot, we found it easy to recall some of our favorite driving experiences on the rainy, meandering coastal highway of central Oregon in our friend Luke Frels’s 1974 Beetle. Clearly, this new car was doing what it was meant to do, which is inspire an emotional response to the vehicle—a wholly welcome psychological manipulation.

By John Beltz Snyder | August 30, 2011
First Look: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen unveiled the long-awaited update to the iconic Beetle today. The new Bug ditches (most) of the bubbly cuteness of the original, and replaces it with a muscular-looking design that borrows heavily from the Beetle’s heritage.

By Brandon Turkus | April 18, 2011
Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad Features Tiny Darth Vader

Including cars and Star Wars, Volkswagen’s Super Bowl commercial for the new Passat is relevant to our interests. Well, done, ad guys.

By John Beltz Snyder | February 02, 2011


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