VOLKSWAGEN FINALLY SENDS LEGENDARY MODEL IN HISTORY

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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

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3 Thoughts to “VOLKSWAGEN FINALLY SENDS LEGENDARY MODEL IN HISTORY

  1. Tony

    they need to make an electric beetle like the golf. I would buy one today. I love my 1978 beetle. and wish I would have bought a TDI conv when I had a chance. 🙁

  2. Doug

    VW has been making a LOT of bad decisions lately…

  3. JC

    VW didn’t get the pricing right either. Pricing it as a luxury model was always going to be difficult in a crowded market,

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