After seven decades, volkswagen is ending production of its iconic beetle — but could it come back as an electric car.
Beetle se with premium package shown color for display only may not be available on all trims. The volkswagen beetle is bowing out for the 2019 model year with a commemorative final edition model although the current version has nothing in common with the original, rear-engine beetle bar a.
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Volkswagen today announced that production of the current, third-generation beetle will end in july 2019, with a special final edition trim, shown above, serving as the model's send-off this. The volkswagen beetle—officially the volkswagen type 1, informally in german the käfer (literally beetle), in parts of the english-speaking world the bug,. Volkswagen beetle-style bodies are fitted to space frame racing chassis, and are used in the uniroyal fun cup, which includes the longest continuous motor-race in the world, the 25 hours of spa it is an affordable entry-level series that gentleman drivers race.
Volkswagen will end production of its retro beetle next year, 70 years after the original first came to the united states. The venerable volkswagen beetle has become the latest casualty in america's newfound love affair with crossovers and other light trucksvolkswagen of america said thursday it is ending output of. Volkswagen will stop production of its iconic beetle worldwide by july 2019 as it shifts its focus to electric vehicles the company sold roughly 15,000 beetles in the us in 2017, but at the. Volkswagen brought the beetle back with new generations in 1998 and 2012 beetle was the star of 1968's the love bug but market trends have shifted drastically since the beetle's heyday.
The volkswagen beetle — the curvy car developed at adolf hitler’s direction that became an improbable symbol of the hippie counterculture of the 1960s — is set to become a thing of the past. Tracing the long and winding road of the beloved volkswagen beetle, which is being discontinued in 2019 after 80 years.