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Very exclusive BEETLE RSI (No. 97 of the 250 produced) with only 19.500 miles (31.000km) With German papers Price € 49.500,00 incl. VAT recoverable VAT for companies Car is located in Heerenveen / the Netherlands https://www.limited-cars.nl/collectie/collectie/volkswagen-beetle-rsi-btw-auto-/...
I’m reluctantly selling my 1982 Limited Edition 20millionth anniversary Silverbug Beetle which I have owned for the last 21years. A full restoration was carried out in 2011 with lots of work done including a bare metal respray to original colour diamond metallic silver. Most of the mechanical parts ...
1963 VW Beetle High Spec £18,995
Immaculate condition £4000 spent this year alone . Mot inspected last month. JMR engine 2000cc , 1700lb clutch, twin 48idf Webers tuned this year by Francis Tuthill. Cooling by Feller services Porsche fan carter gearbox JMR ported. Very usable with superb torque spread. External oil cooler automatic ...
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1978 Ancona Blue Metallic Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet from the year 1978. This model is executed in the beautiful colour Ancona Blue Metallic (97B) combined with a black interior and is in a very nice and very good condition. Furthermore, the car has Lemmerz GT wheels, ...
Really stunning example of a 1967 Us Spec VW Beetle Otis was produced in the end of 1966 but is a US spec 1967 model, it was a one year only model produced before the beetle changed various components and parts. It is 12 v, not 6 and a stunning 1600cc engine Working all well, no current issues As ...
Volkswagen Beetle Cabrio + tent trailer Vintage: 1984 Capacity: 1184 cm³ Fuel type: gasoline Manual gearbox Power: 34 HP Extremely nice condition car, for collectors. Run and drive. Every element works fine. Garaged car I hope car will go in to good hands. The interior looks perfect. If ...
I bought this beetle 6 years ago; it had been imported from the USA and converted (excellently) to RHD. At the time it was a punt and I didn't get it checked but it appeared to have no rust so bought it. Subsequently that has proven to be true! Soon after I got it undercoated at rustbuster and it has ...
Offered for sale is this 2003 volkswagen 2.0 beetle convertible. full mot and recent work including new battery, new catalytic converter. Serviced in early 2019 and little mileage since. light metallic blue bodywork presents well with just one or two age related marks including some discolouring ...
1961 VW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE £24,995
Specifications: • Looks fantastic with new hood & head lining • Full carpet set and re-upholstered seats • New whitewall tyres, hub caps, beauty rings and painted wheels • New bumpers and headlights • New front brakes • Full body and tinware respray • New carb, eco fuel lines and ...
1951 Volkswagen Beetle Split-Window Sedan Auction Estimate
To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM Sothebys' Essen event, 26 - 27 March 2020. Rare and desirable early ‘Split-Window’ Type 1 BeetleDesirable black-over-grey-cloth colour schemeMeticulously restored; an ideal first-time collector car A true pop icon and one of the most important automobiles ...
1997 Volkswagen Beetle 1600 £5,000
Mileage displayed in KM 96,805, equates to 60,152 miles. Right hand drive, current V5 document. Last owner registered since 2016. Within paper work - service and maintenance invoices, old MOTs and service history book. Service history book stamped at (KM) 1/ 7/ 16/ 23/ 29/ 35/ 41/ 46/ 52/ 57/ 62/ ...
A unique classic wedding car with a difference! Let us take you to your ceremony & reception V-DUB style aboard our Classic Triple White Beetle cabriolet 'Billy Lovebug' or 'Lyla Lovebus' a 1962 split screen white/cream camper for the groomsmen/bridesmaids or even both. They are sure to turn heads ...
1971 VW Beetle project £1,100
!971 VW Beetle project. Go on give this beauty the love and attention she requires!! I listen and hear her cry every night as she just longs to be loved by some one!!
1966 Maggiolino £11,379
VEHICLE VISIBLE ON APPOINTMENT AT THE BRANCH OF SAN BENEDETTO DEL TRONTO.Link Motors San Benedetto del Tronto offers:Rare specimen of Volkswagen Beetle 11f 6volt. The color of the exteriors, a light blue, does nothing but underline its extremely graceful nature, the interiors of a beautiful turquoise ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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