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Re: So what's good about FWD?

Doug Miller writes:
> Having said all that, I know VW is about to make me a liar with the new
> Beetle.  They will accomplish it by doing as much parts bin engineering as
> possible, such as using a FWD assembly reversed for the layout (just like
> the Fiero used the FWD GM 'X' car drivetrain).  Then they will hold their
> collective breaths to see if the gamble pays off.  I think it's nothing
> short of great they are doing it, and can't wait to see the results.

As far as I know, the upcoming new Beetle (nee Concept 1) is going
to be water cooled, front-engine, front-drive...

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