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Volkswagen Unveils Limited Edition Beetle GSR

Volkswagen Unveils Limited Edition Beetle GSR

Jul 18 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Limited-edition Beetle starts at under $30,000

Volkswagen has announced pricing for the latest limited edition Beetle variant. The car is called the 2014 Beetle GSR and starts at $29,995 for versions featuring a six-speed manual transmission....

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Volkswagen Unveils Limited Edition Beetle GSR

Jul 18 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Limited-edition Beetle starts at under $30,000

Volkswagen has announced pricing for the latest limited edition Beetle variant. The car is called the 2014 Beetle GSR and starts at $29,995 for versions featuring a six-speed manual transmission. The GSR will also be available with a six-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission for $31,095.

Volkswagen plans to produce only 3500 of the yellow black GSR models globally. The car gets 19-inch Tornado aluminum wheels and features to 235/40 tires and black brake calipers. Inside the vehicle, the yellow and black theme carries through on the sport seats and the leather wrapped steering wheel.

Power for the GSR model comes from an EA888 turbocharged direct injection 2.0-liter TSI engine producing 210 hp and 270 pound-feet of torque. That allows the vehicle to accelerate from a standstill to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds. The vehicle also promises a top speed of 130 mph.

 
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Electric Harley Ride, VW Golf Diesel Vs Electric, Ford F-150 Intrigues Buyers: The Week In Reverse (VIDEO)

Jul 26 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Hybrid SUV Reports

2013 Els for Autism Grand Finale
What's the new Harley electric motorcycle concept like to ride? And why did Tesla stop building its Model S electric sedan? This is the Week In Reverse for Friday, July 25, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports. Our writer Ben Rich was able to take a test ride on the Harley-Davidson Livewire electric moto ...
Source: Hybrid SUV Reports   Full article at: Hybrid SUV Reports
 

 
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Croft Celebrates The Big 50

Jul 26 2014 4:42am CDT | Source: Car Articles

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Croft will reach half a century of racing action at its popular annual Nostalgia Weekend (2-3 August) – but it is not just the North East’s premier motor sport facility that will be hitting the ‘Big 5-0’ at the retro-flavoured motoring extravaganza. Croft Autodrome staged its inaugural event – the Daily Mirror Trophy Meeting – on 3 August, 1964. Over the intervening 50 years, the much-loved North Yorkshire venue has played ...
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Volkswagen Eos Final Edition

Jul 26 2014 1:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

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The Volkswagen Eos is nearing the end of its road, with 2015 marking its final year in production. To commemorate its passing, Volkswagen is introducing a ‘Final Edition’ Eos. The new trim level replaces the drop-top’s Sport trim level and the entire Eos lineup gets some new exterior colors and interior accoutrements.New for 2015 are ‘Flash Red’ and ‘Pure White’ exterior paint colors. Flash Red comes available only on the Komfort and Executive ...
Source: Top Speed   Full article at: Top Speed
 

 
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Neste Oil Rally Finland - Preview

Jul 25 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

FIA World Rally Championship Poland - Day Three
Neste Oil Rally Finland - Preview FIA preview of the 2014 Neste Oil Rally Finland Fri 25.07.14, 10:10PM 25.07.2014    2014 NESTE OIL RALLY FINLAND Neste Oil Rally Finland, round eight of the FIA World Rally Championship, marks the start of the ...
Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile   Full article at: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile
 

 
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Electric-Car Torque Confusion, Quiet-Car Rules, 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: Today's Car News

Jul 25 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

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Today on Green Car Reports: Automakers call for a delay in the implementation of quiet-car rules, how electric-car torque figures can be deceptive, and details on the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid plug-in crossover. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A comparison of the Fiat 500e and Chevrolet Spark EV shows how electric-car torque figures ...
Source: All Small Cars   Full article at: All Small Cars
 

 
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Kia negotiating to build $1.5B auto plant in Mexico

Jul 25 2014 7:36am CDT | Source: Autoblog

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Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Kia After a string of recent announcements from automakers, Kia may be the next business to break ground on a factory south of the border. The Korean company is reportedly nearly finished with negotiations to build a $1.5-billion plant near the city of Monterrey in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. The state's secretary of economic development confirmed the news t ...
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Nissan Leaf Vs BMW i3 Vs Volkswagen e-Golf: German Magazine Compares

Jul 25 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

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The BMW i3's styling has been divisive since its launch earlier this year but one thing that most agree on is its abilities--it's among the best electric cars yet. When Volkswagen launches its e-Golf though, BMW will face tough competition--and worldwide, the Nissan Leaf is still a best-selling electric car. German magazine Auto Bild has now.. ...
Source: Diesel Reports   Full article at: Diesel Reports
 

 
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Motor Mouth: Why a VW-Fiat merger would be a chaotic disaster

Jul 25 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Ferdinand Piech, supervisory board chair
The future success of the rumoured — and much denied — Fiat-Chrysler-Volkswagen merger being bandied about this past week very much depends on whether you believe the success of a corporation is the logical conclusion of capitalistic dynamics or the forceful vision of one charismatic leader. If you believe in the former, then you believe that the logistics will help buffer the giant against business cycles, that is if the Volkswagen Group does manage to get its grubby little hands ...
Source: Driving Canada   Full article at: Driving Canada
 

 
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2015 Volkswagen Eos Final Edition bows out

Jul 24 2014 4:53pm CDT | Source: KBB

Wen Jiabao Visits Volkswagen Factory
In its last year of production, the 2015 Volkswagen Eos will drive off into the sunset with a bit of extra spark with the tasteful Fi ...
Source: KBB   Full article at: KBB
 

 

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