Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Cars Post!

After it's release in 1998, the VW New Beetle has gone on virtually unchanged.  For the 2012 model year the bug is getting some new bodywork.  It appears they are trying to make it less cute, and the styling brings it  more into line with the Mini Cooper, and the Fiat 500.  VW has also announced they will be offering an R-Version of the Beetle running a 270 horsepower, 252 lb-ft turbocharged 2.0 liter inline-four.  This engine will be shared with the Golf R (an intermediate step between base and GTI specs).  VW has promised both of these R types to the US market by 2013, VW faithful rejoice. LINK
 VW New Beetle 2012
 VW Golf R




GM has released pictures of a special edition of their Camaro for next year.  2012 will mark Camaro's 45 anniversary.  The special edition is mostly cosmetic details, such as unique wheels, HID headlights, custom taillights, and '45' branded graphics.  Check it out LINK




Short post today, busy finishing out the semester.  Song for the day.


18 comments:

  1. I haven't heard Oasis in forever.

    And I used to sell Chevrolet cars. I'm quite unimpressed with the Camaro. They had many better ideas when they were in concept, and this is the final result? Meh.

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  2. my girlfriend wants a beetle. the new ones are kind of expensive though

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  3. @ Idaho. I test drove a 2010 Camaro. For a weekend car it would be great, but for a daily driver, there just isn't enough glass. I couldn't see a damn thing. Thats why I bought the mustang.

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  4. I'm surprised the beetle actually looks okay. I do like the look of the camaro!

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  5. Cameros are just so aesthetically beautiful and sleek but they are too heavy for my tastes.

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  6. That golf looks actually pretty nice. Camaro looks ûber macho as always.

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  7. Don't know if I'm sold on the new Beetle yet but I love everything that VW does usually so I'm sure this will be exception.

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  8. Camaro is my fav car :) love it

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  9. I've always been a fan of Oasis and VW. Keep the good stuff coming.

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  10. oh shit 2012 camarro. my dad just got the 2011 i wonder how he'll feel about this.

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  11. I just seen the new Beetle. It's an improvement on the old one but I still think their ugly!

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  12. It's posts like this that make me wonder why I still can't drive!

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  13. Seems like they're going in a whole new direction with the new beetle, I wonder if it'll actually change the market.

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  14. Camero for me. Take a lot to beat its style and performance.

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  15. The new New Beetle doesn't look too bad, but for "the people's car," VWs sure are expensive.

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  16. The new Beetle actually looks quite classy, as does the Golf. Although, and I don't know why, but every person I've ever met who drives a Golf has been a gigantic toolbag. Weaving in and out of traffic, cutting people off, flipping the bird, and parking like a mentally challenged hippo. It's like some kind of strange curse.

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