"Volkswagen Beetle looking for men" says AP

I'm not saying a straight man can't drive a non-retro Volkswagen Beetle, I'm just saying I don't know any who do. The Associated Press headline writers, inadvertently, do seem to be saying this. » 9/21/11 4:30pm 9/21/11 4:30pm

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: First Drive

In a little over a decade Volkswagen saw its Beetle transform from Adolf Hitler's dream of the "people's car" to the foulest of all marketing slurs — a "chick car." Does the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle finally provide a more manly solution? We drove it today to find out. » 7/13/11 2:00pm 7/13/11 2:00pm

First modified 2012 VW Beetle inspired by GT3 RS

The crew at VWVortex landed the first 2012 Volkswagen Beetle with orders to modify. Step one? Giving it a 911 GT3 RS-inspired look with some easy bolt-on Golf/GTI 6 parts. Step two should be dropping the engine in the trunk. » 6/09/11 12:05pm 6/09/11 12:05pm

How the 2012 Beetle will handle "like Herbie"

Handling "like Herbie" is a direct quote from VW marketing boss Luca De Meo. He's referring to the clean-sheet 2012 Beetle's new electronic front differential, which, according to Volkswagen, should allow for more nimble handling. » 4/18/11 10:15am 4/18/11 10:15am

The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

After more than a decade of production, the New Beetle's grown mighty stale and, more importantly — effeminate. The all-new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle ditches the flowers for more power, bringing design and engineering back into this century with a masculine look decidedly planted in the last one. » 4/18/11 9:01am 4/18/11 9:01am

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Ze Bug For Amerika

These are the very first spy photos of the upcoming designed-for-America 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. It's a little less bubbly, a little less feminine and a lot more like the classic Beetles of old than we ever expected. Very interesting. [Edmunds] » 10/04/10 2:40pm 10/04/10 2:40pm