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Diamond review  NEW BEETLE, A MUCH BETTER BUG

Advantages: The uniqueness of the whole package. Turns heads like no other small car. Turns a corner like a sportscar. Surprising fuel economy. Flower vase.
Disadvantages: It’s no getaway-car, lack of rear headroom and boot space, constant nose and fingerprints on the windows.

Yes, the Bug is back, and better than ever! There are times in your live, when against your better sense and financial abilities, you suddenly realise that you cannot spend one more day living without a new toy. I experienced this hellish sensation ab ...

riaan 24.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Volkswagen New Beetle 2.0

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Doesn't bug me.

Advantages: Iconic design, drives well in all conditions, durability, quality manufacturer.
Disadvantages: Petrol consumption.

I always wanted a VW Beetle - and spoilt that I am(!) - I was lucky enough to have one bought for me as a Christmas present. There it was....sat on the drive with balloons and a banner - and it was all MINE.....and I've loved it ever since! That was 8 ye ...

kama0529 04.06.2012 · Read full review
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Bug Goes Golfing

Advantages: A beautiful, individual car.
Disadvantages: Basically just a Golf, not lightening quick, gearbox

When the New Beetle appeared as a concept car back in 1996 it was met with immediate interest and acclaim for its styling. And there is certainly no car that can compete for individuality. But is the Beetle just a Golf with a different body? Is it the bes ...

kfingleton 26.01.2001 · Read full review
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Heresy. I like it more than the original

Advantages: Stylish, gets you noticed, well build, It's a beetle!
Disadvantages: Poor over-the-shoulder visability, possibly overpriced

When I heard VW were going to produce an updated verson of the Beetle I was sceptical at best. But then I saw one. NOTHING prepares you for you first look at this little darling. It's like they've taken the feel of the classic beetle a distilled it. Then ...

Researcher 03.04.2001 · Read full review
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I love this car

Advantages: fun, stylish, nippy.
Disadvantages: a bit squashed in the back

I have always wanted a VW beetle. When I first learned to drive I wanted an original one, but my Mum wouldn't let me. (Had to listen as she was lending me the money to buy a car) As soon as I saw the new beetle I wanted one, and now - at last - I have go ...

q_su 02.04.2001 · Read full review
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