Volkswagen has pulled the covers (and the roof) from the new Beetle Convertible, ahead of its world premiere at next month's LA Auto Show. As expected, the new topless Beetle draws on the look of the earlier E-Bugster Speedster concept, featuring a low-cut belt line and a short, upright windscreen. Show More Summary
Prelude To A Beetle Speedster? Driving $2 million prototypes on public roads is risky, so rather than increase the count of gray hair on their heads, Volkswagen's public relations team invited us up to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to spend some time in its all-electric E-Bugster Concept. Show More Summary
Given its iconic nature and importance Volkswagen views the Beetle as a priority. The redesigned 2012 model had a ton of thought and development dollars put into it, and the result is by far the best Beetle yet. With a more squared off exterior appearance and performance emphasis, it is also designed to appeal to [...] Automoblog.net - A Car Blog for Auto Enthusiasts
The electric system might not make it into production, but the looks will: Volkswagen previewed the E-Bugster concept at the Beijing Motor Show, and as befitting a roadster, this time it’s got its top down. Those with longer attention spans than us may recall that the E-Bugster made its first debut in Detroit this January, [...]
Posted on 04.23.2012 13:00 by Kirby Filed under: Volkswagen | compact cars | convertible | concept cars | Volkswagen Beetle | Beijing Auto Show | Cars | Car Reviews | Volkswagen Volkswagen is expanding on its E-Bugster Coupe shown at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in early 2012 by bringing a similar model to the Beijing Auto Show. Show More Summary
Volkswagen has chosen the Beijing Auto Show for the Asian market reveal of its E-Bugster electric concept, shown to North American audiences in hardtop form at this year’s Detroit Auto Show. Based on the newly redesigned Volkswagen Beetle, the E-Bugster (which is an amalgam of Electric Bug Roadster) sheds the rear seats and loses its...
Back in January at the Detroit Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled a concept car called the E-Bugster. A chopped-down, electric-powered Beetle roadster, the E-Bugster cut a lean, mean, green profile. The only thing that was missing, ironically,...Show More Summary
Volkswagen has unveiled the first images and details of the new E-Bugster concept that is making its debut this week at the Auto China in Beijing. This new updated roofless version was shown earlier this year in Detroit and is powered by a 116 hp electric motor enabling the speedster to accelerate from 0-100 km/h [...]
Volkswagen has lifted the lid on its E-Bugster concept, revealing an open-top Speedster version today at the 2012 Beijing motor show. The Volkswagen E-Bugster Speedster combines the Detroit concept’s low profile, chopped top sports stance with an open-top design, previewing … Continue reading ?
Electric vehicles, as motor-show concepts and often as production models, have long had a tradition of quirky styling and experimental materials. Thankfully (depending on who you ask), that's changing. Cars like the BMW 1 Series ActiveE...Show More Summary
The lineage of the e-bugster electric vehicle goes all the way back to the noble aspirations of the peoples' car, and Volkswagen's very name, so it is very fitting that the E-Bugster looks likely to form the basis of a range of E-Bugster electric vehicles. Show More Summary
Volkswagen has further reinvented the new Beetle as a concept car for the future: the pure electric E-Bugster. The name “E-Bugster” is a combination of “E” for electric, “Bug,” the American nickname for the Beetle, and “speedster,” which typically describes an open-top two-seater. Although the E-Bugster concept is clearly not a convertible, it sports the [...]
An electric Beetle (why change the name?) with a 114hp motor and a battery that lasts up to 100mi per charge. Its low, flat and wide design echoes VW’s desired new direction for the iconic line. Hat Tip Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: Volkswagen BluesportVolkswagen Diesel HybridVolkswagen GTI MK VIVolkswagen Golf [...]
The E-Bugster concept is powered by a 114-hp (85 kW) electric motor. (Credit: Tim Hornyak/CNET) DETROIT--If you're a Bug fan, chances are you might dig an electric version. Volkswagen has been showing off its zero-emission E-BugsterShow More Summary
Most of the attention paid to Volkswagen at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit will be directed toward its new, irresistible electrified E-Bugster concept. ?? read more
Volkswagen will this week unveil its two-seater E-Bugster concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. There are no prizes, I'm afraid, for deducing from the entomological etymology that this is an all-electric variant of the classic VW Beetle. Show More Summary
The first VW Beetle of its kind to be zero-emissions.
Volkswagen has been getting a lot of pressure from green groups and citizens (and stormtroopers) for its anti-green lobbying in Europe for the past several months. Some good news from the company, though, is that it’s just unveiled a couple of green vehicles — an all-electric E-Bugster that I’d love to test out (would be at [...] No related posts.
Posted on 01.9.2012 15:00 by Kirby Filed under: Volkswagen | coupe | concept cars | Detroit Auto Show | Volkswagen Beetle | electric cars | Cars | Car Reviews | Volkswagen The launch of the New Beetle has given Volkswagen the opportunity to open its doors with new concept iterations for the car. Show More Summary
Don't call it a Ragster. Though it shares its basic body shape with the slammed New Beetle that debuted at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show, the Volkswagen E-Bugster is a completely new concept that's based on the latest version of VW's iconic Beetle. Show More Summary