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Volkswagen Beetle (1999-2011) review

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The original Volkswagen people's car was reborn in 1999 as the New Beetle. Its retro styling is certainly distinctive, but rather than the rear-mounted engine of the original Beetle, it was based on the contemporary front-engined VW Golf. So is the VW Beetle merely a fashion victim or a sensibly stylish choice? Find out in our full road test review.
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