VW Beetle 1.8 TSI

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The St Lawrence River runs 3,058 kilometres from the farthest headwater to the mouth and 1,197 km from the outflow of Lake Ontario.  In this picture North of Quebec City and across the Orleans Island.

The St Lawrence River runs 3,058 kilometres from the farthest headwater to the mouth and 1,197 km from the outflow of Lake Ontario.
In this picture North of Quebec City and across the Orleans Island.

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Toffee brown metallic is one of 8 exterior colour options for the Beetle. With all the options in Comfortline trim, the MSRP of our test vehicle exceeds 32 thousand.

Toffee brown metallic is one of 8 exterior colour options for the Beetle.
With all the options in Comfortline trim, the MSRP of our test vehicle exceeds 32 thousand.

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Unlike the first generation of the "New Beetle", the current model does not have a vase in the dashboard. Technology package with navigation and 400-Watt Premium audio system costs 1,570 CAD extra.

Unlike the first generation of the “New Beetle”, the current model does not have a vase in the dashboard.
Technology package with navigation and 400-Watt Premium audio system costs 1,570 CAD extra.

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Due to design constraints (you may call it also surrendering to retro design), the luggage compartment is not very efficient.

Due to design constraints (you may call it also surrendering to retro design), the luggage compartment is not very efficient.

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Trois-Rivières  in Quebec is located at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour.

Trois-Rivières in Quebec is located at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour.

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Expect to see beautiful small lakes during your scenic drive from La Malbaie to Tadoussac

Expect to see beautiful small lakes during your scenic drive from La Malbaie to Tadoussac

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With its whitewashed walls, red roof, maritime colours, dormer windows and cupola, Tadoussac Hotel, in Tadoussac, QC calls to mind an earlier era.

With its whitewashed walls, red roof, maritime colours, dormer windows and cupola, Tadoussac Hotel, in Tadoussac, QC calls to mind an earlier era.

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The Specifications

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Natural Resources Canada fuel economy (L/100 km)  city; highway; as-tested
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Article: Varol McKars

Pictures: Varol McKars, Gokche Erkan, Cagdas Ongen

Test vehicle was provided by Volkswagen Canada

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