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2012 VW Beetle Roundup: All Your Bugs Are Belong To Us

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The icon is re-reborn, and this time, it looks more the part: the 2012 Volkswagen Beetle is here, fresh from its unveiling ahead of the 2011 New York Auto Show.

VW calls it the sportiest, most efficient Beetle yet, with a pair of engine options pulling the weight for those appellations. The first, a 2.0-liter 200-horsepower turbo four-cylinder mates to a DSG gearbox and new electronic differential for better power and handling. The second, a punchy 140-horsepower TDI diesel, is good for 29/40 mpg city/highway.

For a look at the 2012 VW Beetle's march to production, check out our previous coverage at the links below.

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: 2011 New York Auto Show
Spy Shots: 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle
2012 Volkswagen New Beetle Set For Shanghai And New York Auto Show Debuts

Oprah's Favorite Thing: Free 2012 Volkswagen New Beetles For All

Volkswagen's New Beetle Replacement Coming In 2012
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