2012 Volkswagen Beetle

  • 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

    It’s been more than a decade since Volkswagen’s new-generation ‘New Beetle’ first hit showrooms but a successor is finally here, making its debut this week at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show before reappearing just a couple of days later at the 2011 New York Auto Show. It won’t be on sale in the U.S. until the second half of the year, sadly, but we can reveal that a TDI turbodiesel model will offer--a claimed--fuel mileage of up to 40 mpg on the highway. The new car, now known simply as the Beetle rather than New Beetle, will be offered in three different guises. The...

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