All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘VW Beetle’

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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Beetle Dune: The VW Dune Turned Heads

The Detroit Auto Show revealed the “Beetle Dune” concept which will be designed for an “on the go” active lifestyle. That was the point in Volkswagen’s dune buggy version of the VW Beetle. When the Beetle Dune was announced, most thought it was VW was trying to recreate their version of a converted Baja Bug of the 70’s. Those were …

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