Archive for the ‘VW Beetle’ Category

What is the Beetle Dune like?

Monday, February 19th, 2018
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Specs and Features 

We know how much shoppers love the Volkswagen Beetle, but there isn’t just one trim level for this vehicle. We will be showing you the exciting 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune trim to broaden your horizons. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle Dune specs and features to show you what else this compact vehicle has to offer.  (more…)

How safe is the VW Beetle?

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Beetle left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Beetle left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Safety Features 

The 2018 Volkswagen Beetle is a great vehicle for new drivers and those who like a smooth ride. There are questions that drivers have about the Beetle that we want to answer. When it comes to safety, the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle has a lot to offer. Let’s take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle safety features to see what this car has to offer.  (more…)

VW Names and Their Meanings

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

VW-Names-LineupVolkswagen is German for “the people’s car” and it is just one of many unusual VW names associated with the entire lineup. All names fit each vehicle. Read on to find out about Volkswagen model names and their meanings, questions we’re often asked at Speedcraft VW in Wakefield.

VW Beetle

Originally named “The Volkswagen Type 1,” the Beetle eventually adopted its current name based on its classic design. Käfer is the German word for Beetle. In production since the 1930s, it was once the best-selling vehicle of all time. The Beetle also has some other nicknames in different languages: “Blaben” or Bubble in Danish and “Coccinelle” for Ladybug in French.

Volkswagen Golf

The VW Golf is one of the most popular families of hatchbacks and wagons in the industry, but the story behind its name is odd. It would be logical to assume the name comes from the German word for the Gulf Stream ocean current. However, it appears that the name was taken from a VW executive’s horse. (more…)

How much is space is inside the Volkswagen Beetle?

Friday, October 20th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Beetle left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Beetle left side in orange

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Interior and Cargo Volume 

The classic Volkswagen Beetle is back! The 2018 Volkswagen Beetle has returned with many of the features that drivers love. Some car shoppers may be wondering if the Volkswagen Beetle is big enough? That is why we will be discussing the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle interior and cargo volume to give you a better idea of what you can expect from this vehicle. Let’s take a look at what the Beetle has in store.  (more…)

Save money on gas with a new Volkswagen vehicle

Monday, February 13th, 2017
Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?

Fuel economy ratings are the most important for many shoppers considering a new car. Volkswagen is offering a lineup of vehicles that includes several models that offer impressive fuel economy ratings. By pairing many of their vehicles with turbocharged engines, Volkswagen is able to provide an impressive combination of fuel economy and performance. So which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings? (more…)

Is the Volkswagen Beetle Comfortable for Tall Drivers?

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
2017 volkswagen beetle exterior front blue

2017 volkswagen beetle exterior front blue

2017 Volkswagen Beetle head and leg room

For tall drivers, finding a comfortable vehicle can be complicated. While shorter and average height drivers can be comfortable in just about any vehicle, taller drivers run into problems with not having enough leg and head room to sit without feeling cramped. That’s why automakers like Volkswagen have designed models like the Volkswagen Beetle to offer all the space and comfort tall drivers need. (more…)

Volkswagen announces the new limited edition 2017 #PinkBeetle

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
2017 volkswagen pinkbeetle exterior front

2017 volkswagen pinkbeetle exterior front

2017 Volkswagen #PinkBeetle features

The masses have spoken! Volkswagen just announced earlier this month that highly anticipated #PinkBeetle will go into production for the 2017 model year. Show last year at the 2015 New York Auto Show as a concept model, this unique spin on the classic VW combined with a stroke of social marketing genius is the first vehicle to ever be named as its own hashtag. Here’s what we know so far about the 2017 Volkswagen #PinkBeetle. (more…)

Beetle drivers gain new capability and style with new VW Dune model

Monday, February 29th, 2016

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

For decades, the Volkswagen Beetle has been an icon in the auto industry. This comes largely due to its distinct styling, recognizable exterior and long history. Despite its style being a staple to the Beetle’s popularity, that doesn’t stop Volkswagen from experimenting with it. The latest and highly anticipated new look for the Beetle is the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune. (more…)

2016 Beetle: looks and performance to turn heads

Sunday, December 27th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Beetle specs

2016 Volkswagen Beetle specs

2016 Volkswagen Beetle specs

Taking a sleek, stylish twist on a classic shape, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle available at Speedcraft Volkswagen has the full package of style and performance that’s sure to turn corners and heads easily. Take a look at some of the great features and specs that come with this iconic model. (more…)

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come a Long Way

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
2015 Volkswagen Beetle Rhode Island

2015 Volkswagen Beetle Rhode Island

The VW Beetle in Rhode Island

It’s safe to say that the Volkswagen Beetle is still one of the most universally recognizable cars ever built. Its historical significance in pop culture, modern American society, the sexual revolution, and the 60s and 70s counterculture cannot be understated. The VW Beetle in Rhode Island is still a big piece of Americana, and it’s still treasured by so many. The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come a Long Way since it was first introduced, and a few recent videos make that more evident than ever. (more…)