Articles about Volkswagen Beetle

Now in its 15th year
Volkswagen announced the official end of production of its iconic Beetle in late 2018. A few months following that, the German carmaker rolled out the last units of the Bug from its plant in Mexico.It's true we won't be
End of an era
That's all, folks. The Volkswagen Beetle, one of the most memorable nameplates in the history of motoring, has moved on up to the big, shiny garage up in automotive heaven. The last units of the iconic ride have rolled out of
A ’70s child’s take on the people’s car of today
As a child of the '70s, I had always thought of the Volkswagen brand as synonymous with the iconic Beetle. It was our first family car, and we simply called it the Volks. Our late father, many years later, would fondly recount
We hardly knew ye
There's been speculation for a little while, but yesterday, Volkswagen announced the official end of its beloved Beetle, as the brand moves to being a "full-line, family-focused automaker." Yes, this announcement came from the US of A.The Beetle
Have you seen all the films on this list?
The Aston Martin DB5, which has appeared in seven James Bond movies from 1964's Goldfinger to 2015's Spectre, topped the list of greatest movie cars of all time, according to a survey of 2,000 UK respondents. Yes, we allow
In restoration, patience is key
The Volkswagen Type 3 was designed to be the logical upgrade for families who had outgrown the Beetle, and was offered in three configurations: Notchback, Squareback (Variant), and Fastback. Save for the obvious body panels, all three shared practically the same mechanical
A masterpiece of German tuning
This is the Memminger Roadster 2.7, the work of a small German tuner who's rebuilt a classic Volkswagen Beetle to such a high degree, it's really only the lights and curiously handled front hood that remain. The Roadster's
They really do
Happy Easter, everyone! We're sure you're enjoying your time with family right now, wherever you may be. In the spirit of this special day, we thought we'd put together this list of cars throughout the years that bear a
The game has changed
Volkswagen recently showed off some of its plans for the future during the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The current SUV lineup got some fresh changes with the all-new seven-seater Tiguan called the AllSpace, and a brand-new Touareg debuting
It runs on a stock engine
Ah, the Baja 1000. It's taking place from November 14 to 18, and this year marks the competition's golden anniversary. That's half a century of celebrating off-road motoring skill and perseverance, and bringing together some of the most
A look at the modern 'Kuba'
The old Volkswagen Beetle, better known as the Type 1, is one of the most iconic vehicles to ever hit an assembly line. What began life as a commissioned project by none other than Adolf Hitler himself endured for decades as a
You can buy your childhood dream toy again
I'm a sucker for 1/10th scale radio-controlled (RC) cars. I got a Clod Buster RC truck way back in 1987, and it's a toy that's very close to my heart. My older brother Raul and I loved
This variant is a Philippine exclusive
What we have here is the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle Club Edition. This limited-run variant, which is exclusive to the Philippine market, adds to the already fun Beetle experience by throwing in a black leather interior with beautiful red stitching, a touchscreen
Including 10 Touran MPVs
When you fork out your hard-earned money for a tour or vehicle rental service, you expect the very best that your money can afford. Whether you're on vacation or on business, you want a ride that's reliable and comfortable
It was like a dry run for wedding day
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Parenthood is an art. There is no perfect formula for it. As my son gets older, I try my best to be responsive to
To the kids who need it most
Christmas is the season to be jolly with your family and friends. It's also a time to spread that same festive spirit to others, especially to those who might not be as fortunate as you. Sometimes, a small gesture can mean
That's one very quick bug
Volkswagen Beetles aren't really known for their outright speed, but thanks to a few modifications, VW has managed to get this tuned Beetle 'LSR' beyond the magic 300kph mark at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.At the hands of driver
A toy we gearheads need to have
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.A few years back, toymaker Lego released a model of the world's favorite little car, the Volkswagen Beetle. The company's first go
Can you spot the difference?
There's no denying the timeless appeal of the Volkswagen Beetle. Despite the onset of new models from the German automaker, car lovers will always remain fond of the Bug's unmistakable shape.Still, no matter how well-loved a car is,
The place to visit if you're restoring one
A global cultural icon--that's what the Volkswagen Beetle has become. Over 21 million units had been manufac­tured in a span of nearly 60 years, before production ceased over a decade ago in 2003. The Beetle ranks among the most
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