They definitely can be installed on the car; the platform in that respect is all the same. Now whether they would look okay; that's another story! So far I haven't been a fan of these classic hub gap style rims; I'm an owner of old aircooled bugs but I just don't think that the way they look Right on these currently released beetles. They look similar to the early stuff; however, they just don't seem to work stylistically. Maybe If they were closer to the originals they would look better.?! Just my personal opinion.