Do you have a video we should see?

Signup now and start sharing your videos!

Volkswagen Beetle: The Beetle Gets Ahead of Itself

Posted by (3:05) By: Wheels On Edge
 Uploaded 6 years ago
5025 Views
5025 Views
The VW Beetle is simply an icon in the automotive history. What seemed to have been put to an end with the ultimate running down of the production in 2003 is just an illusion. The original Beetle lives on: more than 40000 cars are still registered in Germany. And since last year, what you might call the Beetle 2.0 is on the market. And it lives up to its name and goes with the time: twice as fast, it consumes only half of the fuel. Even the entry-level engine, the 1.2 TSI with 105 HP, is four times as efficient as the Beetle prototype and goes as fast as 180 km/h. New in the programme is a 1.4 TSI with 160 HP. But the 105 HP strong 1.6 TDI is undoubtedly the most economic version which contents itself with 4.5 litres/100 km. The Beetle crew can nowadays get as far as 1200 km with one tankful. Thus, one can go on a holiday from Frankfurt to Lissabon with one refuelling stop only.
Tags:

You may also enjoy

Latest Articles

See All
  • Keep Calm and Carry on Driving: Reduce Test Day Nerves With These Tips
    Keep Calm and Carry on Driving: Reduce Test Day Ne...

    June 14, 2018 - Passing your driving test is the best feeling, and something most of us remember for years to come. That moment when you know that all of your hard work, time and money has paid off is always a cause for celebration. Here are some of the things you c

  • 3 Steps To Keeping Your Car Clean
    3 Steps To Keeping Your Car Clean

    June 14, 2018 - If you consider your car to be your pride and joy, then you are probably quite keen to keep it as clean as possible. The truth is that even if you don’t quite have this relationship towards your vehicle, you should probably still think about what you

  • 2018 Mazda CX-9 – Form, function and fun
    2018 Mazda CX-9 – Form, function and fun

    June 14, 2018 - Seven seats, style, sportiness and value. Can you have all four in one package? Those four factors usually don’t go hand in hand but Mazda is hoping to change that with the CX-9 SUV.

  • The 5 Costliest Mistakes People Make When Getting Their Car Repaired
    The 5 Costliest Mistakes People Make When Getting ...

    June 11, 2018 - Need to get repairs done on your car? Getting your vehicle fixed up can be expensive but necessary, however many people spend more than is necessary by making simple blunders. Before you leave your vehicle with a mechanic, make sure you haven’t made

  • You've Got A New Car, Now Take Care Of It!
    You've Got A New Car, Now Take Care Of It!

    June 10, 2018 - Buying a new car is usually an exciting time, and you’re probably going to be introduced to some features you’ve never had before. You’ve got better seats that recline all the way back if you need to, you’ve got automatic windscreen wipers that take

  •  Awesome Truck Driving Tips that will Keep You Safe on the Road
    Awesome Truck Driving Tips that will Keep You Saf...

    June 4, 2018 - If you drive a truck then you will know how important it is for you to have complete control over your vehicle at all times. This is easier said than done but if you take the time to understand your truck, your driving ability and more, then you can

  • On The Road Again: Getting Back Behind The Wheel After An Accident
    On The Road Again: Getting Back Behind The Wheel A...

    June 3, 2018 - If you're left without a car that can make your life much more difficult. Fortunately, there are some things that can be done to help you deal with the consequences of a car accident and to help you feel safer, happier and more secure.

  • Collision Context: Auto Accidents Of Every Variety
    Collision Context: Auto Accidents Of Every Variety

    May 30, 2018 - To help you out with this, this post will be exploring the world of auto accidents, giving you some context to the collisions you could experience.

  • 5 Questions To Ask Yourself When You Get A New Car
    5 Questions To Ask Yourself When You Get A New Car

    May 30, 2018 - You have to be smart about it. It’s important for you to be able to make rational and well thought out decisions at this time. And to do that, you’ll find that asking yourself a few questions can help. So let’s consider five you need to really mull o

  • BMW X3 M40i: Practical performance for the everyday enthusiast
    BMW X3 M40i: Practical performance for the everyda...

    May 29, 2018 - When car enthusiasts start a family, can they still have a car that checks all the boxes on top of being practical and usable? BMW may have stumbled on the answer with this new offering – the X3 M40i.

Share This!

or