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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘beetle’

VW Beetle: New Super Beetle Will Race In RallyCross

The Volkswagen Beetle has graduated from an era of driving hippies cross-country to racing RallyCross. A new super version of the classic car – the GRC Beetle – is being shown at the Chicago Auto Show and it’s gaining the attention of auto enthusiasts. All of the excitement is for good reason too – and it’s not just because there …

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590-hp Beetle: This Bug Has Got The Juice

Never has the Raid can seen a bug like this. According to Motor Authority, Volkswagen announced during the February 7th Chicago Auto Show that they have teamed up with Andretti Autosport to throw their hat( tire in the ring to compete in this year’s Global RallyCross Championship. The season starts in May, and Volkswagen promises to have the souped-up Beetle …

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VW Beetle Celebrates 65 Years in America

January 2014 marks 65 years since Volkswagen’s iconic Beetle first appeared in America, putting both the recognizable car and Volkswagen as an automaker on the map. A Dutch race car driver named Ben Pon Sr. became the world’s first VW importer when he brought two Beetles with him to New York from Germany in 1945. It was the VW Type …

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