A German car magazine reported that Volkswagen will be ditching it’s retro looks of the Volkswagen New Beetle to something a little more modern and sporty, as can be seen from these sketches. The New New Beetle will be competing directly with the BMW MINI, thus has to share most of it’s attributes – invoking in it’s drivers a warm, friendly and familiar feeling, yet exciting because of it’s sporty potential.

Two more sketches after the jump.