Meet the 2012 VW Beetle

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  1. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    Coming to America: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is all-new without the pretense *UPDATE — Autoblog

    http://www.autoblog.com/2011/04/18/report-high-performance-vw-beetle-r-confirmed-for-u-s/

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  2. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot The Strongest.

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    Don't do it man. It's a girl car.
     
  3. Ace Convoy

    Ace Convoy Well-Known Member

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    My Father and his Father before him proudly drove the original beetles and I'm proud to say that I would drive this new one.

    My Grandfather owned two VW beetles once coupe and one Convertible.

    My Father took the Vert to school with him but it rusted out. I don't know what happened to the coupe.
     
  4. rattraprules98

    rattraprules98 AKA Chr0nus

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    There's adifference between a bug and a beetle...
     
  5. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    In before Camaro/failed Alternator comment.
     
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    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Agree, looks like a chick car to me as well.
     
  7. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    Trying too hard to look like a Porsche, still succeeding in looking feminine.
     
  8. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    *grumbles about how that would make an awesome Bumblebee* Curse you VW!!!!!!!
     
  9. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    I like it, but wouldn't drive it.
     
  10. Fishdirt

    Fishdirt Tin Toy Transformer

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    Hitler is rolling over in his grave.
     
  11. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Go for it. Whoever is dissing this car as feminine has issues I don't wanna talk about.
     
  12. CyrDraconis

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    It looks...less chubby. Go figure.
     
  13. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    This looks a lot LESS like a girl car than the last one. Kinda reminds me of a Chrysler Crossfire.
     
  14. Gatehawk

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    it definately looks a lot sleeker than previous models.
     
  15. madhatprime

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    Nope...there is not.

    The old "Beetle" was never officially called a "Beetle" it was known as the Volkswagen type 1 sedan. Even with the super beetles. The title still says type 1 sedan.

    I will never be caught dead in a new beetle. I drive a real one, a 1967 type 1.
    Ferdinand Porsche Sr. said that his car (OG Beetle) looked like a june bug. Thus the nickname stuck...
     
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    atlianz TFW2005 Supporter

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    Drive what you like, who cares what people think.
     
  17. coppertop5150

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    I bet the glovebox comes with a emergency kit ....

    You open it to find

    Its has a tampon, lipstick , dental dam , big clunky shoes , a " girl power " tshirt
     
  18. Darkspeed

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    Looks a lot less like a bubble than the last update it went through... Or maybe that's just the angle.

    And for whether its a girl's car... Every damn one of the Beetle's I've seen since their release was driven by a girl. Make of that what you will.
     
  19. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I was thinking PT Cruiser for some reason.
     
  20. Facemeat

    Facemeat Give me your Face(meat)!

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    I despise it, personally, but not because it looks like a supposed "girl's car" (don't even get me started on what I think of people saying crap like that), but because it's just ugly, IMO. That being said, I've always liked the classic Beetle, and I'd love to buy one at some point...preferably a yellow one. :tongue: 
     

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