The company Volkswagen decided to stop producing one of the legendary models – Beetle. The last such car will descend from production lanes in 2018, and his successor is not anticipated.
According to information such move was a result of reduced sales of Beetle, and the need of saving means of the concern. In Volkswagen plan to focus on producing models with greater popularity, SUVs and crossovers. The management of the company, still did not want to confirm or deny the information.
Reborn “Beetle” was produced in 1998. Last year was released version of Dune, equipped with a built up fenders, aggressive design and increased by 10 mm ground clearance. In Europe, it comes with a diesel engine with a displacement of 1.6 and 2.0 liters, with power of 110 and 150 hp. The petrol options are 1,2 TSI with 105 hp, 1,4 TSI with 160 hp and 2,0 TSI with 220 hp. All are available for standard VW Beetle, but despite this sales model, according to statistics in all markets go down.