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1964 Volkswagen Beetle Overview
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Based on 16 reviews
For fans of open-air driving, the optional sunroof for the 1964 Volkswagen Beetle was made of metal, and not fabric, a nice upgrade from previous years. It was also one of the few upgrades Volkswagen made to its popular Beetle for '64. Other improvements included a horn operated by two buttons instead of a metal half-ring, larger front turn signals, and a new vinyl material for the seats.
Other elements of the Beetle remained unchanged. The Bug was still powered by a 40-horsepower, four-cylinder, 1200cc (1.2-liter) aluminum-magnesium engine. It was linked to a four-speed manual transmission operated by a long shifter. The vehicle also came with independent front suspension and telescopic shock absorbers.
Other standard features for the '64 Beetle included sun visors, coat hooks, assist straps, an automatic windshield washer, an overhead light, and luggage space under the front hood and in a three-foot carpeted compartment behind the rear seat.
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Volkswagen Beetle Questions
Will A 64 Bug Fit A 71 Backseat?
I'm selling a backseat that came out of a 71 bug. Somebody wants to buy it but has a 64 bug. Can it fit no problem?
Why Does My 1964 Beetle Jump When It Is In First Gear, Then When It Shifts ...
The car basically jumps when I shift into different gears. My mechanic told me it had to do with my clutch cable cord being new, but I don't see how that could make a difference. This has never happ...
On My 64 Bug I Have To Much Play In My Front Tire P/s I Move It From Side T...
I would like to have built the best performing motor that has the Extra power , Like a porsche yet it wont make my 1964 bug a basket case!! Do you have any recomondations??? please state what I am bes...