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    Report: Butch new Volkswagen Beetle earning more man love
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    Guys never seemed to warm up to the Volkswagen New Beetle, and it doesn't take a dual master's degree in psychology and automotive design to figure out why. The outgoing Beetle featured sheetmetal that could only be described as cutesy, and many (most?) men tend to shy away from vehicles that ...

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    Report: Mexico finally stomping out its fleet of VW Bug taxis
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    If you've ever wanted to flag down one of Mexico City's classic Volkswagen Bug taxis, you'd better book your travel now. The last of the iconic cabs will be decommissioned by the end of the year, according to the Associated Press. VW hasn't built the classic Beetle since 2003, the same year that ...

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    Report: Hundreds of vintage VWs scrapped over Florida zoning [w/video]
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    We certainly understand the need to scrap older vehicles. Not only is it impractical to preserve every car that's ever been built, but why would you want to? That said, decisions to destroy old cars, whether under the auspices of a government program like Cash For Clunkers or by profit motive at ...

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    Vintage VW Bug buyer already had key to the car
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    At this time of year there are no shortages of holiday miracles. Most of them seem to involve animals, the cuter and furrier the better. Just today we read about a baby seal who sought shelter in a New Zealand woman's house and curled up on the couch. Earlier in the week, it was the four deer who ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo
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    Getting Back To Being A Credible Car For The Times Volkswagen's choice of Berlin for the launch of its 2012 Beetle inevitably struck us Yanks as curious – and not just because of the horrible abundance of construction projects in the city that makes driving a relative concept at best. ...

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    Video: Jay Leno drives world's oldest and newest Volkswagen Beetle in Wolfsburg
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    Jay Leno's job rules. Besides earning him enough scratch to buy and maintain just about anything he feels like in his now-famous garage, auto manufacturers are seemingly more than willing to jet him around the globe to sample their cars. This time, it's the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle, the ...

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    Official: Volkswagen prices 2012 Beetle from $18,995*
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    Volkswagen has officially announced pricing for the 2012 Beetle. Buyers will be able to hop behind the wheel of the base car equipped with a 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine for $18,995 (*$19,765 including $770 in destination charges). When equipped with the standard five-speed ...

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    Paul Newman's mid-engine V8 Beetle on sale for $250K
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    This Volkswagen Beetle is priced to sell at $250,000. No, there's no typo in that figure. This 1963 VW Bug has celebrity ownership, as it once belonged to Mr. Paul Newman. Still not doing it for you at that price? Perhaps a peak under the hood will change your mind. Paul Newman loved him some ...

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    Video: A look back at the history of the Volkswagen Beetle
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    Our cohorts over at AOL Autos have gone through the trouble of creating a video to take a look at the history of the Volkswagen Beetle. With the People's Automaker pulling the covers off the 2012 Beetle at this year's New York Auto Show, there couldn't be a more fitting time to crack open the ...

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    Report: High-performance VW Beetle R confirmed for U.S.
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    2012 Volkswagen Beetle - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is fresh off its global unveiling earlier today, and the good-looking hatch appears to be dead serious about appealing to the masses. Volkswagen will offer the Beetle with diesel and petrol powerplants ...

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    New York 2011: VW Beetle live reveal
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    2012 Volkswagen Beetle - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another icon has gone under the knife and emerged, well, only slightly differently iconic, but the changes made to the 2012 Beetle are only superficially slight. Volkswagen global marketing director Luca de Meo says of the car that ...

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    Coming to America: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is all-new without the pretense *UPDATE
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    Those lucky Oprah fans who were fortunate enough to be given a 2012 Volkswagen Beetle all those months ago now know what their new set of wheels will look like. Volkswagen has officially yanked back the sheets on the latest take on the 2012 Beetle. Longer and wider than its predecessor, the ...

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    Porsche Boxster + vintage Volkswagen Bug = Bugster
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    This is a melding of two seemingly very different cars we can get behind. The melding of one car's running gear and another's body isn't a new practice, but so often it turns out terribly. Need an example? Check out the dozens of F-Body Chevrolet Camaro coupes with 4x4 running gear that haunt ...

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    VW to reveal new global Beetle in two weeks on MTV
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    You think Volkswagen is interested in generating buzz in the next generation Beetle? The automaker teased (and gave away) The People's Car on Oprah in the fall, Followed by a pricey but clever Super Bowl commercial back in February. We heard a couple weeks back that VW planned to follow up on ...

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    Volkswagen New Beetle still number one with the ladies
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    Volkswagen New Beetle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Men, take note: According to a new survey from research firm TrueCar, the Volkswagen New Beetle is (still) the ultimate car for women. Apparently, its combination of cute-as-a-button looks and affordable pricing make the reborn ...

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    New VW Beetle coming in two years, Scirocco still not in cards for U.S.
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    Malibu Barbie VW New Beetle Convertible – click above for high-res gallery
    We're in Wolfsburg, Germany right now for the launch drive of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf and we've just returned from a presentation at the company's design center with Walter de Silva. We'll have more on de Silva's ...

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    eBay Find of the Day is just in time for Easter
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    Click above for a gallery of the Funny Bunny
    The Volo Classic Car Museum in Illinois has this pink treat from the movie Uncle Buck for sale. The Funny Bunny is a Volkswagen Bug that was turned into a mouse that, according to the Volo, has been turned into a bunny. Even though it's got a mouse ...

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    New details emerge about 2010 VW Beetle
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    Click above for high-res renderings of a possible New Beetle
    When designing a retro-style automobile like the revived MINI, Mustang or VW Beetle, the first generation is the easy one. The second go-round, on the other hand, is a tougher nut to crack, and the easy thing to do is to maintain the ...

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    2010 VW Beetle to be 'more mature'
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    When it was first unveiled, the Volkswagen New Beetle's only mission in life was to emulate and modernize the look of the classic air-cooled Bug that was so popular in America during the '60s and '70s. The New Beetle's first restyling was so minor that you'd be forgiven for not even knowing it ...

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    Volkswagen hoping buyers stick around for New Beetle styling gimmick
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    In an effort to keep British consumers interested in the New Beetle, Volkswagen has unveiled a line of vinyl graphics dubbed 'Beetle Art' to offer buyers another way to personalize their Bugs. VW is initially offering four designs of the decals, dubbed 'Mud Splats,' 'Taking Flight,' 'It's All ...

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