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    Thread: Frankfurt 2011: Beetle R Breaks Cover

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      09-13-2011 12:41 PM #1


      We were wondering if we'd see it at Frankfurt, thinking we spotted the nose of one in the preview for VW's stand. Well, it's been confirmed, and we couldn't be more excited. Volkswagen is at least thinking of building a Beetle R, and it looks good. See for yourself inside.

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      09-13-2011 01:03 PM #2
      i would drive it

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      09-13-2011 01:03 PM #3
      Wow!! Vw pleas build this and soon.

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      09-13-2011 01:05 PM #4
      if this is awd and a 6 cyl i WILL own one.
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      09-13-2011 01:13 PM #5
      I didnt like the look of the new new beetle but I do like this. But if this is not all wheel drive then I think it will be a flop

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      09-13-2011 01:16 PM #6
      although nifty. i wouldn't think it would sell. although less girly than the last 'new' beetle, this model is still girly... i doubt many guys will buy R beetles, esp. when the golf r exists. my $0.02.

    7. 09-13-2011 01:34 PM #7
      I have a massive boner...i want one :d

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      09-13-2011 01:45 PM #8
      I like the new bettle, this R is very nice. Not a fan of chrome, but black-chrome would be nice on those wheels.
      Interior pics please.
      If its an R line, I'm pretty sure it would have AWD.
      I like the MK6 body so much more than the 5, but still prefer the Beetle over both as its simply more unique. Dropped + wide wheels = hawt!
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      09-13-2011 01:48 PM #9
      I like this...

      I like this a lot...
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      09-13-2011 01:48 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by CorradoMagic View Post
      I like the new bettle, this R is very nice. Not a fan of chrome, but black-chrome would be nice on those wheels.
      Interior pics please.
      If its an R line, I'm pretty sure it would have AWD.
      I like the MK6 body so much more than the 5, but still prefer the Beetle over both as its simply more unique. Dropped + wide wheels = hawt!
      Not necessarily. The Scirocco R isn't 4WD.
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      09-13-2011 02:46 PM #11
      IF VW is serious about bring men into the show rooms and having them legitimately consider purchasing a Beetle THIS would be the ticket. Hell, I'd keep my weekend toy Vette and daily this. This is a no brainer for VAG...especially in the US Market where the Beetle sales are a high volume.
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      09-13-2011 03:00 PM #12
      Very nice. We will never see it in the US market but I like it
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      09-13-2011 03:51 PM #13
      VW, if your goal is to make the Beetle more manly. Then you have greatly succeeded.


      Depending on the price, I would consider trading in my A3 for this.

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      09-13-2011 04:57 PM #14
      Oh, man. Total cone bone right now. That is just gorgeous!
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    15. 09-13-2011 06:09 PM #15
      very nice design.. screw those who think this needs to be 4-Motion... they need to learn to drive.
      Quote Originally Posted by saron81 View Post
      Would you people PLEASE stop typing those symbols before the "R"!!
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      09-13-2011 06:26 PM #16
      Depending on the price, I'd surely love to own one.

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      09-13-2011 06:43 PM #17
      Bring it to the U.S. and make the spoiler a option & I will surely put the $$$$$ down for one. Maybe 2.
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      09-13-2011 07:22 PM #18
      A beetle I could actually see myself driving...

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      09-13-2011 08:20 PM #19
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      09-13-2011 09:01 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by tom@vwvortex View Post


      We were wondering if we'd see it at Frankfurt, thinking we spotted the nose of one in the preview for VW's stand. Well, it's been confirmed, and we couldn't be more excited. Volkswagen is at least thinking of building a Beetle R, and it looks good. See for yourself inside.

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      09-14-2011 12:15 AM #21
      Build it and I will BUY IT VW America/Canada

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      09-14-2011 08:09 AM #23
      AWD
      AWD
      AWD
      AWD
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      Oh, and it needs to be AWD.

    24. 09-14-2011 08:47 AM #24
      Hilarious... but it looks pretty good.

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      09-14-2011 09:20 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by mr_e1974 View Post
      IF VW is serious about bring men into the show rooms and having them legitimately consider purchasing a Beetle THIS would be the ticket. Hell, I'd keep my weekend toy Vette and daily this. This is a no brainer for VAG...especially in the US Market where the Beetle sales are a high volume.




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