When El Rey -- the final Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle to ever be made -- rolled off the Mexican production line on July 30, 2003, many Volkswagen fans around the world mourned the end of a 60-year production run. And with over 21.5 million original Volkswagen Beetles made, the VW Bug still holds the title as the longest-running and most-manufactured automobile of a single design platform in the world. But if you think that Volkswagen’s 2012 Beetle isn’t a patch on the original there may be hope for you in the form of a U.S. company which claims it is about to bring the classic bug...
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Loses the New and Gains Updated Lines
A while back (read years) AllSmallCars.com ran an article about the Volkswagen New Beetle and how it seemed to be a little long in the tooth for consumers. Indeed, the New Beetle as it had been called since reintroduction in the late ‘90s hadn’t seen a lot of change—at least none...Jonathan McGrew