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I’ve decided to put my special edition beetle up for sale due mainly to the impact covid is now having on our finances. This is a superb example of a special edition Red Velvet Beetle, left hand drive as they were built for the European market. The beetle is in fantastic condition, having never been welded anywhere ...

58,000
Lancashire
Private

INVESTMENT GRADE VEHICLE AT ITS BEST! 1969 VW KARMANN GHIA VERY RARE RHD USA CAR ROCK SOLID AND LEVEL ALL ROUND MUST BE ONE OF THE BEST AVAILABLE, NO RUST ANYWHERE RUNS AND DRIVES MINT! MUST BE SEEN TO APPRECIATE ITS CONDITION, FULLY REBUILT 1300 MOTOR ELEC IGNITION ETC RUNNING SWEET AS PIE! CHROME WHEELS WITH PORSCHE ...

100
Lancashire

A stunning example of a 1970 1302 Super Beetle for a reluctant sale. 42000 miles and recently serviced by VW specialists DTH performance with new fuel lines, original tail lights re-fitted. All electrics work perfectly and starts first time. Heater exchange working well and underneath is solid and sound. Spare tyre well ...

41,500
Scotland
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1972 VW BEETLE 1300 DELUXE SALOON Finished in VW brilliant silver metallic (one of only a few in silver) with black trim and nicknamed ‘the Silver Machine’ after the famous group Hawkwind. 7 former keepers and the vehicle has covered 107,000 miles since new in 1972, some 47 years ago and average of 2300 miles per ...

107,000
Dorset

Volkswagen 1303 convertible very good condition 1973 This Volkswagen 1303 cabriolet has the powerful 1,584 cc 4-cylinder air-cooled boxer engine with manual gearbox. The interior is in very good condition and furnished with black leatherette and the white sky contrasts nicely. The body has a deep black colour with the ...

49,181
Netherlands

Sold! Find more at www.hofman.nl Outstanding condition Volkswagen Beetle Convertible! Original sold in California USA and stayed there until we found the car and brought it to our shop. It came in as a outstandig solid and dry condition car with no rust. The paintwork suffered from the sun, went dry and lost it's ...

Netherlands

For Sale Original framed advert for the Volkswagen Beetle from July 1962. 59 years old in excellent condition. ** Free U.K Delivery **  100% original, never copies or reproductions. Reverse side shows original article/advertisement.  Professionally extracted from publication and framed.  All frames brand ...

Lancashire
Private

For Sale Original framed advert for the Volkswagen Beetle range from March 1960. 60 years old in excellent condition. ** Free U.K Delivery **  100% original, never copies or reproductions. Reverse side shows original article/advertisement.  Professionally extracted from publication and framed.  All frames ...

Lancashire
Private

Mini brief delivered in greece on jul '53, 100% restored, has also the authenticity certificate(stiftung automuseum volkswagen). chassis is original...as well the engine(1953) and the split case gear box(1953) are authentic... ...the most important of all is the color....vw equipped its cabrio kaefer vehicles with ...

61,111
Greece
Private

VW Beetle | Oval | Matching Numbers | Restored | 1956 Highlights: - Extensively restored by a VW specialist - Original matching numbers engine - Functioning original semaphores - Absolute top condition Extensively restored VW Beetle Oval In the past, this Beetle was extensively restored by a VW specialist ...

21,598
Netherlands
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Picture of 1964 Volkswagen VW Beetle - stunning restoration

**Free Delivery up to 150 miles** This is an incredibly well-designed and thought-out restoration of the classic Beetle, giving it a really cool look and individual appearance. The recent bottom up restoration was carried out by Flatlands Engineering in Norfolk famed for producing VW Beach Buggies and for thoses ...

79,000
Essex

1971 Beetle - South African Import, Car was imported in 1991 by its owner at the time who had had the car painted and trimmed in South Africa It was off the road from 2008 till June 2020 with a little use since then, MOT Exempt and Free Historic road tax, single Circuit drum brakes all round (an upgrade to twin circuit ...

1
Bedfordshire
Private

For sale Volkswagen 1300 from Austria. This beetle was put in a barn in 1999. And it does not run since that time. The engine is running and the floors look great. It comes with papers from Austria. Only some small children walked over the roof. The price in Euro is 6950,-Euro Volkswagen Käfer 1300 Osterreich. Diesen ...

Netherlands

Buttercup Bus operate from Croydon, South London. We offer beautiful, vintage VW camper and beetle hire for weddings and holidays. Our wedding service comes with a smartly dressed driver, ribbon colours in your choice of colour, flower garland and a cute, hand painted "just married" sign. For those of you looking ...

Surrey
Private
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A brief history of the Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle, officially known as the Type 1, was produced from 1938-2003 by Volkswagen. The need for a ‘People’s Car’ was part of Adolf Hitler’s plan for Germany, he wanted a cheap, mass-produced vehicle.

In April of 1934, Hitler requested Ferdinand Porsche develop the ‘Volkswagen’, literally translating to People’s Car. The car had to be able to sustain cruising on Germany’s Autobahn and be simple to maintain and easy to produce.

Pre-WWII Production:

Before the outbreak of war in Europe the KDF wagon began production. Kraft Durch Freude the official leisure activity department of the Nazi party was abbreviated for the model, the abbreviation means Strength Through Joy.

Around 210 KdF-Wagens were built before civilian production was halted and the Type 1 production line was converted for military production.

Wartime Production:

During WWII a handful of KdF-wagen models were produced, mainly for the Nazi elite. The first convertible model being delivered to Adolf Hitler himself. The majority of production during the war, however, was focused on military vehicles including the Kommandeurswagen, a four-wheel-drive version of the Type 1.

Post War:

Thanks to British Army Officer – Major Ivan Hirst, Type 1 production began again and by 1946 the factory, now in the renamed Wolfsburg, was producing 1000 cars per month. The First 1785 Volkswagen Beetles were built in 1945.

50s Models:

Several changes were made to the beetle during the 1950s, the rear window of the original cars evolved from a split oval to a full oval window, an increase in engine displacement that increased power from 30bhp to 36bhp.

By 1956 the Beetle received its now-iconic twin-chrome tailpipes and models destined for North America were fitted with taller bumpers and tubular over-rider bars.

60s Models:

1960s models received a front anti-roll bar to improve handling along with a hydraulic steering damper. Power increased to 40bhp and in 1962 for the first time, the Beetle was available with a fuel level gauge.

In 1965 the biggest change to date was made to the Beetle. Most of the body pressing tools were received which allowed for significantly larger windows. The result was an airier, modern appearing car.

By 1967 you could buy a Volkswagen Beetle with a 1500cc engine and over 50hp, redesigned rear suspension and a 12-volt electrical system.

70s Models:

The 1970s brought more development for the humble Volkswagen beetle, the Super beetle 1302/1302S allowed for the fitment of MacPherson strut front suspension and even more refinements to the experience of owning and driving a beetle.

Production Around The World:

The beetle was hit around the world, and production took place in Mexico, Brazil, South Africa and Australia to name just a few places. The longest-standing being Mexico, where the production of the Type 1 Beetle ended in 2003.

By the end of production, the beetle was available with fuel-injected electronically controlled engines and still continues to be used every day thanks to their reliability and dependability.




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