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Buying a Volkswagen New Beetle

Falling head-over-heels for the VW new Beetle. It's chic. It's a maverick. It's built like a vault. Thinking of getting one...
What color should I get it in?
Shadow Blue (very dark blue; metallic)
Salsa Red (bright maroon, solid)
Reflex Silver (metallic)
Sun flower (bright pastel yellow, solid)
Laser Blue (Deep sea blue; pearlescence)
Campanella White (ream white;solid)
Gecko Green (very pale green; metallic)
Deep Black (pealescence)
Platinum Grey (metallic)
Choice of transmission?
6 speed Auto with DSG manual select
6 speed manual
5 speed manual
4 speed auto
Size of Tire / rim combo?
15-in low profile
Standard 15-in high profile
16-in high profile
16-in low profile or Bigger! (E.g. 19-20 in low profile; run-flats)
Interior upholstery?
Leather; red
Leather; grey
Leather; black
Standard Cloth-fabric ; black / grey
Choice of ICE (In Car Entertainment) system?
Single-disc player
Single-disc player with i-pod connectivity
6-disc changer/player with i-pod connectivity (pushing the salesman a little here!)
6-disc changer/player
Do you own a VW new Beetle?
No, but I'm a fan and may get one someday
No, I'll never be caught dead in one.
Yes, I' m an owner myself
I was an owner of one; sold/give it away.
Seriously considering one and like you could get one soon!
What personality type are you?
Extroverted; almost wild. I club all the time!
I'm a mix of both in and out. My life is 'normal'. But I'm style conscious.
I'm introverted. My lifestyle is 'normal'; nothing over the top.
Extroverted; I work hard and play harder!
What color would you personally have for the Beetle if the options list was infinite?
Sky blue
Fushia pink
Ferrari red
A combination of stripes/ graphics / paint-ons/ stick-ons
Deep metallic purple
What type of rim design would prefer?
White finishing
Black chrome finishing
Normal-silver finishing
Complicated 5 or 6-spokes
Simple 5 or 6 -spokes
black/ gun metal finishing
What other after market mods is /are enticing and flattering to the Beetle?
Lowering springs
Larger exhaust pipes
Body kits
What gender are you?
What sexual orientation are you?
Still undecided
Straight as an Arrow
What are the common perceptions you've heard of the New Beetle?
It's a car for the fairer-sex.
It's fugly; weird.
It's not pretty but it is unique
It's cute and stylish; retro-chic
What is your opinion if its interior space and the driving position?
The head room is fantastic up front but disappointing in the back
It's weird and almost hard driving one because the dimensions are strange.
The rear seats are useless and should just be folded down to increase the space of that tiny boot.
The space is generally good all round for a coupe.
The iconic flower vase is still there. What's your take on it?
It's strange and I don't see it's purpose being there.
It's so unique!
It's a great conversation starter and gives the car personality.
It's useful ... only as a pen holder. Who cares of a flower there anyway?
The dash board has been a point of contention since Day1, what's your take on it?
The ergonomics are fool-proof. So easy to use
It's so deep; a waste of precious interior space and makes driving difficult as the front is way upfront.
The dash materials is typical VW; extremely high quality and solidly put together
On the contrary, I think it is brittle and disappointing. Mexico ain't Germany for sure!
It's so dark; blackness everywhere. Where's the flair?
How do you rate its performance on the road?
The acceleration is adequate.
The car is heavy and generally feels slow and sedated.
The acceleration is blistering!
Acceleration could be better but is really comparable to other cars
How 's the steering and handling?
The steering wheel is well-weighted but the car rolls still.
The steering wheel is light / life-less and the car rolls a lot .
The steering wheel is light and feedback is good and the car can take the corners with aplomb.
The steering is well-weighted and the car is confident through the corners
What's your age group?
40s and above
What's your job scope like?
I'm a student
Professional (Doctor, lawyer, teacher/ engineer/ accountant/ architect etc.)
Others (including own business/ house-wifey)
Tourism/ nightlife
Do you have a family?
Yes, married but no kids
Yes, married with 1-2 kids
Yes, married with 3 or more kids
No, single but dating
Yes, single but with kid(s) in tow
No; single and alone
Do you have or given objections on the ownership of the Beetle?
Yes, I vehemently discourage anyone owning one.
No, its a great car to own!
Yes, only because there are more practical alternatives out there; it's still a great car for a stylish individual though.
Yes, sometimes and depends on the person
If you see one the road , what impression or preconceptions you would have of the driver?
He/she is fashionable and style-conscious
This person doesnt know what he/she has gotten into; unwise to have bought one.
He/she is well-heeled and probably has another car(s) back home.
This is a selfish car; so must be the driver
This poll was created on 2008-04-28 17:29:39 by AZQyn