Comment Of The Day: Dieselgate Penny-Pinching Edition

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Dieselgate has been a hell of a financial drain for Volkswagen, so the company has had to find some creative ways to save cash.

Jalopnik commenter For Sweden thinks VW’s Baja 1000 entry—a 1970 Beetle (the Beetle is arguably the “quintessential” Baja race car)—might be an example of one of those money-saving methods:


For your clever comment, For Sweden, allow me to present you with this beautiful off-road footage of an unstoppable Beetle:

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Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio