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VW’s new Bug goes topless!

4 Oct , 2012  


VW will be announcing the New Beetle Cabriolet at the LA Auto Show. Following in a long line of topless bugs with the first one being launched in 1949 however this model is only the third generation.

Main points from the press release:

  • Soft top that folds flat
  • Opens and closes entirely automatically as standard
  • 10 seconds from open to closed
  • 225 litre boot
  • Active roll-over protection system: two concealed extendable modules, fitted behind the rear bench seat
  • Seven engines available, the same as the current coupé range
  • It will go on sale Spring 2013


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