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Happy New Year 2013 VW Beetle Convertible!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 2nd, 2013 1:12am

On Oprah a few years ago, the ubiquitous TV show host gave each audience member a 2011 New Beetle as one of “Oprah’s Favorite Things.” To be exact, two hundred and seventy-five Beetles were given away!At the time, the New Beetle had been fully revamped. A different beast than its predecessor, the bug incorporated more sophisticated leaner styling and a more powerful engine. The legacy that started with the ...

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Volkswagen 'Sign-Then-Drive' Lease Promotion Returns

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 15th, 2008 4:00am

In a time when most vehicle manufacturers have begun shying away from leasing, Volkswagen is announcing the return of a stimulus package from earlier this year to promote the attractiveness of leasing a new Volkswagen.The popular "Sign-THEN-Drive" sales promotion has returned -- and as part of the incentive package, Volkswagen will waive the security deposit and make the first monthly payment for the customer on 13 of Volkswagen's ...

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Volkswagen Launches 'Das Auto' Campaign

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at May 15th, 2008 9:57pm

Volkswagen of America has launched a new advertising campaign called "Das Auto," which, for non-German-speakers, means "the car." The campaign, which launched last week and was playing practically nonstop over the weekend, introduces the world to the company's new spokesvehicle Max, an iconic, quirky, talking 1964 black Beetle. In each spot, Max has candid conversations with notable figures ...

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Love For A Bug -- My First Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 21st, 2008 7:35pm

I love Bugs. Beetles. V-Dubs. My dad had a 1967 green VW Bug when I was growing up and I remember going to all our doctor’s appointments and sports practices in the little back seat of that car. It had that waffle pattern on the vinyl seats so on hot days with short shorts you we would get the impressions all up our thighs. And it was super hot to the touch when we got in. My dad would tell us it had 2-40 ...

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Polly Pocket Takes the Wheel at New York Auto Show

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 6th, 2007 5:47am

Mattel's diminutive Polly Pocket unveiled her line of Polly Wheels - the first ever die-cast toy cars designed just for girls - at the 2007 New York International Auto Show this week. The smallest of the cars to make their debut at the auto show, the 2007 lineup of Polly Wheels includes 50 different models in an array of body styles from classic convertibles to cruisers, cast in candy colors with glittery details ...

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