Tag: VW Beelte

1952 vw beetle classic split-window type 11a
18 Nov

1952 VW Beetle Classic Type 11A Split-Window Sedan

eBay Listing: 1952 VW Beetle Classic Type 11A Split-Window Sedan Germany is a country with a great love of the automobile. When many people think of the Volkswagen Beetle, they think of the flower power generation, of bright groovy colors, and the 1960’s, but the basic design dates back to the 1930’s. If you consider […]

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1964 vw karmann ghia | ebay
08 Sep

1964 VW Karmann Ghia, Driving Memories

eBay Listing: Restored 1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible A friend of mine in high school had one – we thought we were something special riding around, cruising the streets at night, looking Rico Suave, and trying to impress the ladies. Ah, the memories that come to life from something as simple as a Karmann Ghia […]

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grassroots motorsports $2013 challenge
30 Dec

Auto Racing on a Budget, Welcome to the $2013 Challenge

A Honda Civic dressed up like a Subaru WRC rally racer. A VW Beetle turned into the hot rod featured in American Graffiti. A Morris Minor bearing a striking resemblance to notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett. These are just a few of the cars built by the creative racers who participated in the Grassroots Motorsports […]

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2013 vw scirocco r
18 Dec

Is the Scirocco Ever Coming to the U.S.?

There are few vehicles with the cult following of VW’s Scirocco. A VW sports coupe with global popularity, the Scirocco hasn’t been sold in the United States since 1988…and US VW fans have been pining for its return ever since. Seemingly constant rumors of the Scirocco’s return are a staple on VW forums, but often […]

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1971 dodge charger
17 Oct

The Future Generation: Tomorrow’s Classic Cars

The sleek lines, powerful engines and machine strength of muscle cars have captured our imaginations since the late 1960s. The Dukes of Hazard’s Dodge Charger and the Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen in the movie Bullitt are two of the most iconic classic cars in history. And, then there are the more exotic motors […]

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2013 VW Beetle Convertible
08 Jul

Review: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Likes: Ergonomics amount to a fun, casual experience, and comfortable drive User-friendly control panel that has lots of features without too many buttons Zippy on flat/downhill surfaces Can be driven by a male… mostly Dislikes: Styling identity crisis – “more masculine” doesn’t mean “masculine” Zippines felt on flat surfaces loses to a little gravity Bluetooth […]

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VW Beetle Convertible Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio
07 May

Review: 2013 VW Beetle Convertible vs. 2013 Fiat Abarth Cabrio

Two European Convertibles under $30,000 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio VW Beetle Convertible Likes: the “how did that ever pass EPA testing?” exhaust note, nimble handling, responsive yet still fuel-efficient engine, track performance Likes: Quiet and relaxed cruising, surprising acceleration and handling, smooth ride, interior quality and comfort Dislikes: Ride gets choppy on bad pavement, not […]

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