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16 September, 2018, 11:01
Volkswagen recently introduced 2019 MY of Beetle in the U.S. and a VIN deciphering document revealed that lineup includes "Final Edition" but the company is yet to make an official announcement. Though design work on the vehicle began in the 1930s, full-scale production started only after the end of the Second World War in 1945.
The vehicle with a charming retro appeal with rounded bi-xenon headlamps starred in a popular Disney cartoon feature film called "The Love Bug" in 1969.
In 1979, the company stopped selling the auto in the USA but continued production in Mexico and Brazil. He originally named the vehicle the "Kraft Durch Freude" meaning "strength through joy" but it was later changed to "Volkswagen". The sentient race vehicle sporting red, white and blue racing stripes from the front to the back bumper headlined several follow-up films and a television series. Consumers will have the choice of two new colours: Safari Ui, a harvest beige, and Stonewashed Blue, a blue-jeans hue that was recently featured on the 2016 Beetle Denim.
Beetle buying in the United States peaked the same year of the original Disney movie at about 423,000 units sold. But the USA market is very different and a number of models discontinued elsewhere continue to sell in big numbers in parts of North America.
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The company revamped it for the 2012 model year in an effort to make it appeal to men.
Available either coupe or convertible bodies in SE or SEL trim levels, the Beetle Final Edition can be swathed in two exclusive colors or one of three paint shades shared with the rest of the Beetle line.
Although officially out of production from next year, Hinrich Woebcken, VW's CEO in a statement said, "I would say, never say never", hinting that a futuristic model could be made available.
The end of the Beetle comes at a turning point for Volkswagen.
The Beetle still has its share of adherents - owners gather annually at Volkswagen festivals like Ohio's Volksfest - but while Volkswagen tried to update the classic look of the Beetle each year, sales for the model have been slumping in the USA, where consumers have a preference for larger cars.
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