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New Beetles?!

New Beetles are cool, especially the Beetle Turbo S!
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New Beetles are for women, and newly rich, burned out hippies!
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Postby Rennwagen1 on Dec Thu 07, 2006 11:47 am

My mom drives a red 99 Beetle. There we go, first NB post! And even one with a poll, no less!
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Postby ValveFloat on Dec Thu 07, 2006 12:13 pm

The Turbo Beetle S was my first exposure to the "new" VWs. I had an A2 16v GTI at the time and had no interest in the A4s. A test drive in the NBS swayed me quite a bit. I don't think I would own one personally, mostly because a Golf just has more room for passengers and stuff, but I think they are cool.
I do think the recent "facelift" was too mild and subtle, the Beetle needs a more radical redesign to keep it fresh.

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Postby Mikewire on Dec Thu 07, 2006 12:27 pm

All I see for Beetles around here are women and they all have custom license plates i.e. "Ladybug" and I see flowers in the flower holder when I pass them. Can't stand em. However show me a cool turbo beetle and I can appreciate that.

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Postby Rennwagen1 on Dec Thu 07, 2006 1:44 pm

MikeWire wrote:I see flowers in the flower holder when I pass them. Can't stand em.


HEY!! My mom always has flowers in her "blumenvasen" Okay they are fake flowers, but still.......okay, she was a hippie!
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Postby ValveFloat on Dec Thu 07, 2006 2:48 pm

However show me a cool turbo beetle and I can appreciate that.


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Not a turbo, but pretty much the ultimate Beetle :D
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Postby kompressorgolf on Mar Sat 03, 2007 9:07 pm

"my confesion" i have a fake plush flower in my rabbit, i like it, its nostalgic to me, i used to sell em to the germans for 20 euro about 25 bucks when it cost me 12 to get em :mrgreen:
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Postby Ramrod on Mar Mon 05, 2007 12:19 pm

I just can't feel cool in a new beetle. But I will make a confession, they are like go karts and are a kick to drive.
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