VW Beetle stopped
Manufacturers in Germany announced a halt of production New Beetle, with the hope of showing the next generation when the Los Angeles Motor Show in November.
As quoted autoevolution (03/05/2010), the VW in order to quickly convey to the consumer if they want to have a Beetle hatchback or a kabriolet, before sold out. “Consumers can still buy a model New Beetle at the dealership, as long as stocks are still there,” says VW Group Australia is quoted by goauto.com.
There are leaks from Volkswagen Group of America CEO Stefan Jacoby that the new generation New Beetle will be launched in 2012. Manufacturers in Germany had been submitted late last year.
Based on information from Autoweek, the new Beetle will be using engines 2.0 L four-cylinder and for the U.S. market using a 2.5 L five-cylinder, as well as with the 1.4 L hybrid.
Platform, reportedly similar to those used in New Jetta sedan will be introduced this summer.