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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:

Sr. Technical Editor, Jalopnik. Always interested in hearing from auto engineers—email me. Cars: Willys CJ-2A ('48), Jeep J10 ('85), Jeep Cherokee ('79, '91, '92, '00), Jeep Grand Cherokee 5spd ('94).

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