Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'VW Beetle'

VW could build an all-electric Beetle

Sales of the VW Beetle have continued to decline, but that doesn't mean that VW is ready to say goodbye to the iconic Beetle. VW is reportedly mulling the idea of an all-electric Beetle, which could make it more appealing.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune draws inspiration from the classic Baja Bugs

VW has unveiled a new version of the 2016 Beetle that is directly inspired by the classic Baja Bugs - the 2016 Beetle Dune.

New VW Beetle coming within the next three years

Last month there were rumors that VW was considering killing off the Beetle and other slow selling models in its lineup. But now it's been confirmed that a new Beetle is in the works and that it will arrive within the next three years.

VW introduces four Beetle Special Edition concepts in New York

VW of America is celebrating its 60th anniversary and to help with the celebration, VW has revealed four unique Beetle and Beetle Convertible models at the New York Auto Show.

VW Beetle may get dropped as VW reportedly looks to kill slow selling models

A new report claims that VW may soon cut more slow selling models from its lineup. VW has already confirmed plans to kill the Eos convertible, but now there's a report that the Polo and even the Beetle may be on the chopping block.

2015 VW Beetle Classic Unveiled and Starts at $20,195

VW has announced the introduction of the limited-edition 2015 Beetle Classic.

VW Beetle Dune Gets the Green Light for 2016

It's being reported that VW has already given the Beetle Dune concept the green light with a production model expected to arrive in early 2016.

2014 VW Beetle Gets a Premium Package

VW has announced the availability of a new Premium Package for the 2014 Beetle, which is available on models that are powered by the 1.8T or TDI diesel engine.

VW Beetle Dune Concept Hits the Road, VW Reiterates That It's Production Ready

VW has released a new set of photos of the Beetle Dune Concept and reiterated the fact that it is basically production ready.

VW Beetle GRC Rallycross Car Unveiled with 544 Horsepower

VW has unveiled the Beetle GRC rallycross car, which will run later this season in the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship, driven by Tanner Foust and Scott Speed.

VW Confirms a New TDI Diesel Engine for the 2015 Golf, Jetta, Passat and Beetle

Volkswagen has announced that when the 2015 Golf, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, and Jetta start arriving in showrooms in the second half of 2014, they will be offered with a new TDI diesel engine.

Volkswagen Enters the 2014 Rallycross Season With the 560-HP GRC Beetle

Volkswagen has announced that it is partnering with Andretti Autosport to form the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, running two cars in the series for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed.

VW Celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Beetle in the U.S.

This month Volkswagen is celebrating the 65th anniversary since the first VW Beetle arrived in the U.S.

2014 VW Beetle 1.8T Priced at $20,295

The 2014 VW Beetle is getting a new 1.8L turbocharged engine that will replace the current 2.5L five-cylinder engine.

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept is Ready for an Off-Road Adventure

The Beetle Dune concept starts with the latest Beetle, but then adds a raised ride height, flared fenders and modified bumpers to make it ready for the unpaved road.

VW Prices the Limited-Edition 2014 Beetle GSR at $29,995

VW has announced the pricing of the 2014 Beetle GSR, which will start at $29,995 with a six-speed manual transmission and at $31,095 with the six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic.

VW Says Goodbye to the Unloved 2.5L Five-Cylinder With a New 1.8L Four-Cyl

VW has announced that a new 1.8L TSI four-cylinder engine is going to replace the old 2.5L five-cylinder in the Beetle, Jetta and Passat.

2013 VW Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI Now Pack 210 Horsepower

VW has given the Beetle Turbo, Beetle Turbo Convertible, and the Jetta GLI models a few updates, with the most notable upgrade being the addition of the new version of VW's 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder.

VW Unveils the iBeetle for iPhone Users

VW has unveiled the iBeetle, which is VW's first model with a new docking station and special iPhone application.

VW Beetle Convertible R-Line and Limited-Edition GTI Models Unveiled

VW has announced that it will offer two limited-edition models for the GTI for the 2013 model year and the release of the 2014 Beetle Convertible R-Line.