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Our much loved & ready to roll VW Beetle is now up for sale and waiting to be enjoyed by its new owner. The car has just had a suspension & brake overhaul with all new wheel bearings, brake service & suspension components making this iconic classic ready for the road once again. Covering just 40,000 miles since ...

40,000
Lancashire
Trade

This car is a 1972 1200 Beetle originally in Marine Blue (L54D) and subsequently given “Cal Look” side panels in Pastel White (L90D) It was off the road between 2008 and June 2021 when I completed a full Nut & Bolt Restoration. As a 1972 car, it is towards the end of the German build period and as a 1200 it was very ...

95,000
Lancashire
Private

vw beetle 1954 oval window Deluxe Volkswagen Beetle matching numbers, completely restored over 20years ago to factory original condition or better. kept in climate control garage since restored and in perfect condition. from body to interiors to engine, etc. a file of photos of the restoration available to genuine interested ...

35,000
Portugal
Private

CAR DESCRIPTION Beetle convertible 1303 latest version built in 1980, the one with the most powerful engine and standard disc brakes system. The car offered is registered in Italy and regularly inspected until 2022. PRATICAL CAR We perform registrations, inspections, audits, radiation, imports and exports, ASI ...

70,367
Italy
Premium Dealer
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Picture of 1978 VW Beetle 1600 - Very Impressive For Sale

This super cool, usable and very impressive VW Beetle 1600 has arrived with us from a regular customer who has spent the past 12 months taking the vehicle to a very high standard. TAO 329S was imported into the UK from Japan as an original RHD car with a structurally outstanding bodyshell and has been nicely detailed, ...

Yorkshire

Only some years ago full restored beetle. Engine type 4 turbo 1.8 aircooled, 320 german hp, special built 4 speed vw gearbox with slip differential, 4 disc brakes with porsche brake callipers, porsche 993 rs seats in leather black, water methanol injection, intercooler, campagnolo rims with toyo semi slick,.... too much ...

3,333
Germany
Private

Lovely characterful Classic VW Beetle 1300 finished in Green complete with white interior trim. 'WE HAVE OWNED THIS FOR OVER 10 YEARS'. He starts & runs but not been used for many years. Appears genuine 'LOW MILEAGE OF 67K' but please make your own enquiries. Floor pans and chassis all solid. Chrome in good order. Nearly ...

67,653
Leicestershire

For Sale Original framed Advert for the Volkswagen Beetle from May 1962. 58 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 new. ...

Lancashire
Private

Historic vehicle so Tax & MOT exempt. The Beetle has been in the family for many years and was partially restored about 14 years ago with a complete rebuild of the 1300 twin port engine. Engine and chassis numbers are all the originals. It has been kept garaged all of the time It is rot free and has done about ...

40,022
Nottinghamshire
Private

USA import LHD, imported from California in 1990, now on a 1979 ‘V’ registration (Historic Vehicle, Tax and MoT exempt). The present owner has had the car since 2004, with it belonging to her brother for some years previously and prior to that a family friend owned it from when it was imported but had it maintained ...

123,456
Cheshire
Private

Beautiful vw beetle 1500 deluxe sedan floor pan 1962 body 1968. this vehicle has just been imported from sunny south africa where it had a full body off restoration approximately 2 years ago. The car is now uk registered with v5 it is both mot and tax exempt. Vehicle, taken down to bare metal and resprayed in period correct ...

42,587
Wales
Private

Very nice original Dutch Volkswagen Kever Convertible. Car has been painted many years ago, there is not a lot of historie with the car. 2 owners sins new. Body looks nice paint is stil very fresh, chrome looks original. They inside is refurbished many years ago. Top is like new, floor is solid.

14,345
Netherlands

VW Beetle Oval 1955 restored This is a beautiful rare VW Beetle Oval from 1955 from a large collection of a Belgian Air-cooled enthusiast. This Oval Beetle was restored with love for originality in 2017. Bodywork and paintwork were renewed in 2017 as well as many technical details, including a complete engine overhaul. ...

2,199
Netherlands
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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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