1 / 19

2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

While the yellow/black design is unique and striking, in person the yellow appears light and milky, like the designers ate a bad enchilada and threw up all over the design sheet. The vast use of matte black and large 19-inch alloy wheels do detract somewhat from the vomit-like colorings, but only in a way that reminds you how bad the yellow actually is.

2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

8 February 2013

Back in 1970, VW released the Beetle GSR. Limited to 3500 units, the “Yellow Black Racer” (Gelb Schwarzer Renner) looked remarkably like a bumblebee, and amassing just 50 hp, it produced about the same amount of power, too. For 2014 the bee returns, boasting the same yellow/black paint scheme, but a far more prominent powerplant.

What to read next

Love Where You Live at Westchester Square

Resort-style living with amenities and luxury towns, featuring single-family home space, west of Rte 301 in Waldorf, MD. Priced from the upper $200s.

Accelerate toward your goals

There’s no bigger regret than a goal unmet. Don’t wait another day to take action. Realize your ambitions with a bachelor’s, master’s, MBA, or PhD.

Do You Have a Face for Webcam? Be a Meeting MVP.

Do you have a face for webcam? Then it s time to get it in HD video. GoToMeeting makes it easy to always be there, even when you re not. Learn more.

The Flower Power Of Spring

Fresh, fun, iconic. Floral dresses are a fave for spring. Check out this guide on how to shop for one.

Alternatives Are Anything But

Many people rely on a traditional 60% stock/40% bond allocation. But adding alternatives to the mix may better help you meet your goals. Learn how.