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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Off-road race cars don't quite feel how you’d expect them to feel. They’re somehow at once softer and harder than you’d think. If you should find yourself in the passenger seat of a Class 5 Baja Bug, sat next to a driver who’s been asked to repeat a jump 4 or 5 times for the camera (like I was)...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Synecdoche is the figure of speech in which a part comes to mean the whole. In product design, it means that you’ve created something so good that everybody agrees yours is the yardstick. You don’t ask for a tissue, you ask for a Kleenex. You don’t ask for hook and loop fasteners, you ask for...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    UK Volkswagen enthusiasts will be able to get their orders in for the rugged new Beetle Dune as of April 5. Engineered and styled as an homage to “Baja Bugs,” the Beetle Dune combines classic Beetle styling with off-road ruggedness. The car has been raised 10 mm and comes with 18-inch mythos...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Baja Beetle just might be the most popular and oldest style of customization within the Beetle scene.  In more recent times, these Bajas have morphed from a simple lift and some fiberglass parts, to something closer to a sand rail with a Beetle shape.  Today's Find of the Day definitely fits...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Originating in Southern California in the late 1960s, the Baja Bug was an interesting take on the Peoples Car.  While the concept of raising a Beetle and fitting larger tires and fiberglass body panels is certainly a simple enough idea, there are some examples that are much more 'extreme' than...
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