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2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDi - Bug Imitating Camel - Review

For a touring rag-top with "To Die For" highway fuel economy and gobs of passing power, there's the "TDi." Planted on the rear of our Candy White 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible, "TDi" = "Power by Rudolf Diesel."<br>  <br>Priced at $31,000 with navigation, we think the extra $2600 spent over the base inline 5-pot "gas" engine earns it a place high-up the compact "drop top" Short List.<br> <br> Does cruise control belong on the left side high beam/ turn signal steering column stalk?<br>
“Drive…He Said” recently put Volkswagen of America’s Mark Gillies on the spot. We asked whether every VW offering in the U.S. would eventually feature torque brimming diesel powerplants. Gillies winked and said Americans should expect diesels across the entire VW line by the next model cycles. For Now: Americans make do with six VW models... Read more »

From the Passenger's Seat - 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible - Guest Review

The 2013 Volkswagen Beetle 50s Edition. Fitted with Tiptronic transmission, cruise control and leather seating it barely breaks $26,000 in price.
Here at “Drive…He Said” home we have plenty of neighbors who have a genuine interest or curiosity in the vehicles that we park outside. The line can queue up pretty quickly when it’s the latest sports car or alternative energy vehicle. Or minivan.  One  gentleman neighbor, who can offer ninety-three (93!) years of perspective on... Read more »

"Drive...He Said" 2012 Wind-In-Your-Hair Summer Wind-Down

The best top-down weather of the season is yet to come: (Clockwise from top left) 2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS convertible, 2012 Nissan Z Roadster Touring, 2012 Lexus IS250C, 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition
As the summer season of 2012 draws to a close, we here at “Drive…He Said” can’t think of a better time to drop the tops of a few convertibles. We can’t think of a better way to enjoy the cool autumn breezes wafting through our manes [for those that have 'em]. Oh, and don’t forget... Read more »
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