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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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Volkswagen, Audi Top Other Brands In 2014 Total Value Index

Oct 14 2014 2:39pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

For new vehicle shoppers, Volkswagen and Audi offer the highest value in the industry. So says one of the leading annual metrics that assess vehicle value. Those brands, along with Hyundai and Kia, finished at the top, in a newly formulated Total Value Index (TVI) study, from the firm Strategic Vision, that combines input from owners, as well as. ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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Porsche Cayenne

Oct 14 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Porsche Cayenne is a luxury SUV with a strong focus on performance. It takes the standard SUV formula and adds in a lot of the driving character of Porsche's sports cars. It's the most versatile Porsche ever, and it actually has some true off-road ability. Today's lineup includes the Cayenne, ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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Subaru's Impreza Fits Smaller Families

Oct 14 2014 11:49am CDT | Source: Cars.com

When most families think of Subaru, the cars that seem to come to mind are the Forester crossover and Outback wagon. Many don't have the Impreza, Subaru's entry-level compact, on their radar. It's got a lot to offer with its family-friendly sedan or hatchback body styles and standard all-wheel drive, plus it's more affordable then its larger siblings. For smaller families who have active lifestyles but don't need or want a larger car, take note and g ...
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2017 Chevy Sonic EV Details, FedEx Tests Electric Trucks, Cheaper Carbon Fiber: Today's Car News

Oct 14 2014 10:35am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

Lots of electric-car news today. We've got more details on the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic EV, FedEx tests 25 Wrightspeed range-extended electric vans, and BMW-backed research could lead to much cheaper carbon fiber to be used in a wider variety of cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Want the first 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric ...
Source: Diesel Reports   Full article at: Diesel Reports
 

 
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Next-Gen Panamera Will be the First to Get Porsche's New V-8

Oct 14 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

When Porsche’s first-ever production four-door, the Panamera, bowed onto the scene it was met with scorn and derision from fans of the brand. Not only was it another car that wasn’t a 911, but it was heavy, it was ugly, and Porsche was selling it with a V-6 engine. Despite the wailing and the gnashing of teeth, the Panamera was a smash hit, and one hell of a performer to boot. Now after nearly six years on the market Porsche is readying its replacement, and it comes ...
Source: Top Speed   Full article at: Top Speed
 

 
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First 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car To Be Auctioned For Charity

Oct 14 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car is coming to the U.S. soon, but getting the very first one will take more than signing on the dotted line at a dealership. That first car will be auctioned off for charity, with the proceeds going to environmental advocacy group Global Green USA. The auction is currently live on Charitybuzz.co ...
Source: All Small Cars   Full article at: All Small Cars
 

 
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Next Generation Audi R8 Will Get Hybrid and Electric Versions

Oct 14 2014 2:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

The next-generation Audi R8 is coming and if the recent spy shots of the R8 Final Edition are any indication, it means that we’re closer to that date than we may realize. In fact, multiple reports have indicated that the new R8 will arrive in the summer of 2015.But before that, Audi’s R&D chief Ulrich Hackenberg revealed some pretty important details to CAR, specifically Audi’s plans to introduce a plug-in hybri ...
Source: Top Speed   Full article at: Top Speed
 

 
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First 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf to be auctioned for Global Green USA

Oct 13 2014 7:06pm CDT | Source: KBB

While the new 2015 VW e-Golf won't be arriving in showrooms until next month, the automaker is offering one individual the chance to move to the front of the line for early access to the first example of its first-ever EV model. ...
Source: KBB   Full article at: KBB
 

 
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Land Rover LR4

Oct 13 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Land Rover LR4 is a luxury sport-utility vehicle that can seat up to seven passengers. While it's been tamed for on-road use and is fairly practical in its design, it's also quite capable off-road, like the other models in the Land Rover lineup. The LR4's main rivals include the BMW X5, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Volkswag ...
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Volkswagen Beetle covered with more than 10,000 coins

Oct 13 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

The latest generation Volkswagen Beetle has been fitted with more than 10,000 coins in China. ...
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