Archive for the ‘Volkswagen Beetle’ Category

Volkswagen Bids Farewell to the VW Beetle

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
Still Image from Volkswagen Beetle Farewell Video

Every vehicle nameplate eventually has to come to an end, even those you thought might last forever. There are plenty of examples of this through the years and decades, but there are still quite a few that we might never expect to leave us. The Corvette. The Mustang. The Wrangler. The Beetle. These are seemingly timeless nameplates, but the time has come for at least one. Volkswagen has officially announced the end of the VW Beetle. The slug bug will be discontinued after the 2019 model year after more than eight decades on the road. Bidding farewell, the manufacturer put together the video below. Enjoy.


Best Volkswagen Vehicles For Tall Drivers

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
headroom in the volkswagen tiguan

VW Models for Tall Driver

Finding a comfortable car can be tough for drivers that are above average in height. Between cramped leg spaces and low ceilings, many think that the only vehicles that offer ample interior space are full-sized SUVs and trucks. Volkswagen is here to tell tall drivers that this isn’t the case! The Volkswagen brand offers drivers a variety of vehicles of different styles and sizes that offer plenty of head and legroom for tall drivers. (more…)

Get the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle near Washington DC

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
two 2019 Volkswagen Beetle models parked near each other

Now entering its final model year for this generation, the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle is setting up to go out with a bang. The modern take on the timeless classic “Volkswagen Bug” is packed full of contemporary must-haves including technology and safety features. Learn more about the coupe’s surprisingly spacious interior and impressive driving and comfort features here at Karen Radley Volkswagen. (more…)

What to expect for the last model year Volkswagen Beetle

Monday, September 24th, 2018
2019 Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition Convertibles

2019 Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition SE and SEL

Say it ain’t so: the VW Beetle is about to go. That’s right, for the second time the model is being discontinued. We can’t say it’s too much of a shock since rumors have been circulating for at least six months. Still, it doesn’t make us any less sad to see it become official. Fortunately, there is some warning. The 2019 Volkswagen Beetle will be the last model year, and to honor it, VW has announced Final Edition SE and SEL trims. (more…)

Are there any major changes for the 2019 model year?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
2019 Golf GTI Rabbit Edition

2019 Volkswagen model lineup updates

We’re already halfway through the month of September, and yet the only 2019 model that has arrived so far is the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. If you’ve been holding out wondering if there will be any major model updates in the lineup for the upcoming year, details are finally out. Most are subtle, but there are a few shocking and sad bits of news. (more…)

VW adds new ocean-inspired Beetle to the lineup

Monday, October 16th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Coast Special Edition Coupe and Convertible images

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Coast Special Edition

The Volkswagen Beetle has long been a favorite among VW fans. Is it because the model, originally called the Type 1, is the first “People’s Car”? Or is it the fact the model continues to stand out as a whimsical choice in the compact segment? Either way, drivers continue to express pride in the Bugs, whether they’re riding in a vintage model or coming home with something new. In order to continue driving enthusiasm, VW frequently offers Special Edition models that change almost annually. This means shoppers looking for a unique option can have a Beetle modified to speak to them, while still offering that same VW DNA that makes it such a popular choice. This year, the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Coast has been added to the lineup, with its unveiling surprisingly falling under the radar. (more…)

VW Beetle Engine Delivers Balance of Power and Efficiency

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Volkswagen Beetle Engine Four-Cylinder Option

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Turbocharged Engine Specs

Although there is no arguing that the major appeal of the Beetle is its design, just recently, the engine found under the curved hood of the compact car received an upgrade that has helped to make the Beetle more appealing in the performance department as well. The engine now comes turbocharged, helping it to produce some impressive power, while still maintaining some money-saving fuel efficiency ratings. To give you a better idea of what that power and efficiency looks like, let’s delve into the specs of the engine. (more…)

Savings abound during the Karen Radley VW Black Friday Sale

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Volkswagen Black Friday deals near Washington, D.C.

Volkswagen Black Friday deals near Washington, D.C.

The year is coming to a close and that means big savings are in store for you! Whether you are looking to buy or lease your next vehicle, you will find a great selection of options during our Black Friday Sales Event. From the sleek Volkswagen Jetta to the powerful Tiguan, there is something for everyone at Karen Radley Volkswagen. Here are some of the great offers you can expect to see on Black Friday. (more…)

Volkswagen Beetle Denim Special Edition Adds Value and Style to the Volkswagen Lineup

Monday, March 14th, 2016
2016 VW Beetle Convertible Denim Special Edition Specs at Karen Radley VW-Woodbridge VA-VW Beetle Convertible Denim Special Edition Front Exterior

2016 VW Beetle Convertible Denim Special Edition Specs

If you are a fan of the Volkswagen Beetle Convertible, you already understand the iconic style that is a highlight of the German-engineered auto. Instantly recognizable on the street, the one-of-a-kind style of the VW Beetle Convertible is tough to beat. With the addition of the Denim Special Edition, however, the best have just gotten better. If you want to stand out from the automotive crowd and benefit from a long list of standard features, take a closer look at the 2016 VW Beetle Convertible Denim Special Edition specs here at Karen Radley Volkswagen. (more…)

Classic Baja Bugs Inspire New 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Trim Level

Thursday, November 19th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Design and Features at Karen Radley VW-Woodbridge VA-Yellow 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Coupe and Convertible Exterior

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Design and Features

Volkswagen Beetle coupes and convertibles aren’t anything if not fun. Everything about the Beetle shouts fun and excitement. Built on an iconic platform, new 2015 Volkswagen Beetle models add a modern flair to the old classic and it has improved even further with the unveiling of the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune design and features. Offered as a new trim in the Volkswagen Beetle model lineup, the Beetle Dune harnesses the spirit of the original Beetle with a more rugged design and a long list of features that add to the fun and excitement. (more…)