Volkswagen has announced the discontinuation of the “bugs”

Volkswagen has announced the discontinuation of the “bugs”


It is expected that the company in the summer of 2019 will release two new models of the Beetle (“beetle”), after which the production of these legendary machines will stop

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Volkswagen of America has announced that the 2019 completes the production of the legendary car model Beetle (“beetle”). In a statement, the German automaker says that the manufacturer intends to concentrate on family cars.

“The loss of Beetle after three generations and nearly seven decades, will cause a lot of emotions, many loyal fans of the Beetle” — are in the message words of the President and CEO of Volkswagen of America During Webkey. He stressed that the company is moving to become the automaker’s “family-oriented”. “Plans to replace the Beetle there,” he said. At the same time, Veblen added: “never say Never”.

Volkswagen of America also announced that the withdrawal of the Beetle will be marked by the release of two new models Final Edition Final Edition, SE and SEL, which will be the last in this series. They will be released in July 2019.