ARTICLES RELATING TO BEETLE

Driver misses his childhood car, VW tracks down 1973 Beetle!

2016-11-08 11:16

Having last seen his father's Beetle when he was a child, Volkswagen helped reunite a fan with his beloved 1973 family car.

SA solar challenge: Battery-powered Beetle to take on 6000km journey

2016-09-21 10:55

A small car with a big electric heart will play will challenge rivals at the 2016 SA Solar Challenge. This Beetle, called the ZingBug, will race 6000km from Pretoria to Cape Town using battery power.

At 328km/h this is the world's fastest VW Beetle

2016-09-21 08:18

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a new speed record at the World of Speed at Lake Bonneville in Utah, USA. It can reach an incredible 328km/h!

Stranger agrees to restore this driver's classic 1973 VW Beetle

2016-09-06 07:32

What lengths would you go to restore your beloved 1973 Volkswagen Beetle? An owner turned to Cragslist and a stranger offered to fix her classic 'Bug'.

VW ordered to recall nearly 500 000 cars

2015-09-19 11:30

US regulators charged Volkswagen with manufacturing vehicles designed to evade pollution controls.

Knitted-kitted Beetle tops show

2013-08-27 09:15

Neon wheels, crazy mods, race and bakkie versions... 414 Beetles gathered for the 9th Sunshine Tour. But which was 'Most Beautiful'?

New Rock 'n Roll Beetle

2012-12-21 10:10

Meet the new VW Beetle Fender limited edition, created in conjunction with the eponymous guitar manufacturer - will it strum your strings?

VW resurrects soft-top Beetle

2012-10-05 09:11

A new wind will soon be blowing in the open-top car market, created by a new Volkswagen: the Beetle Convertible.

 
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Volkswagen UK gave one very lucky man a replica Beetle from his childhood. Check out these memorable images.

Volkswagen UK gave one very lucky man a replica Beetle from his childhood. Check out these memorable images.

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Electric Beetle Challenge

2016-09-21 10:01
This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

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Volkswagen Beetle LSR

2016-09-21 08:04
The Beetle LSR's 2.0-litre TSI was boosted to deliver a whopping 404kW and an impressive torque peak of 571Nm! Check out the gallery.

The Beetle LSR's 2.0-litre TSI was boosted to deliver a whopping 404kW and an impressive torque peak of 571Nm! Check out the gallery.

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This 1974 VW Beetle could sell for more than R700 000

2016-05-17 09:59

A 42-year-old Volkswagen Beetle, that has travelled a mere 90km, could be sold for more than the equivalent of R700 500 at an auction in Denmark.

Reader's 1975 Beetle rebuild

2015-07-17 09:10

Wheels24 reader Gerlach Claassen shared his VW Beetle five-year restoration project. Here's his story and pictures to boot.

VW's topless icon returns

2013-02-25 09:07

The grandchild of the original convertible Beetle will go on sale in Germany with three limited editions for those who would prefer 1950's, 60's or 70's styling.

Topless Beetle debuts in LA

2012-11-29 12:29

Volkswagen's new Beetle, launched in SA earlier in 2012, will be joined by a new sun-seeking version. Check out the new Beetle cabriolet!

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