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1972 Volkswagen Beetle Overview
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Volkswagen made a few minor improvements to its popular Beetle (over 15 million sold!) for 1972. The smog control system was upgraded, for instance, and a new steering column with a collapsible safety feature was added.
But the biggest news was the introduction of the limited-edition Baja Bug, which came with a dealer-installed package that included walnut dash trim, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, exterior side stripes, Bosch halogen driving lights, alloy wheels, and special exhaust pipes. The Super Beetle was also available for 1972.
The standard Beetle came with the 1600 four-cylinder, air-cooled engine that generated 60 horsepower, as well as a dual braking system, four-wheel independent suspension, and a flow-through ventilation system. In addition, standard features included seat belts for the driver and passengers, two-speed windshield wipers with a pneumatic washer system, swiveling sun visors, coat hooks, assist straps, folding rear seats, and luggage space under the front hood and in a three-foot carpeted compartment behind the rear seats. A convertible top was optional.
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Value Of 1972 Vw Beetle Convertible
Fully restored with rebuilt engine 1000 miles since restore 2001 CONVERTIBLE
1972 Vw Beetle Convertible Fully Restored
I am interested in a 1972 VW BEETLE CONVERTIBLE FULLY RESTORED IN 2001 rebuilt engine has 1000 miles on do you think it's worth $7000
What Should A 1972 Vw Beetle Sell For?
Hi, I recently became interested in purchasing a 1972 VW Beetle that has been sitting out on the road for some time now. It appears to be in pretty good shape, and the owner claims to have recently ...
My.beetle Engine Cuts Off When I Put It Intp Reverse. Ideas On What It Is?
is there a reverse switch on the transmission? if so, how do I locate it? also, someone put a new harness on the Bug, but, didnt mark any of the wires. whats the best way to organize this mess...
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