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Vw Beetle S by Nardus
 — Like all Beetles the performance of the 1600 CC boxster engine was bad. Even worse the main bearings failed twice. Two rebuilt engines in less than 6 months, whilst doing National Service, that was pa... Read More
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 — I am 16 and have a beautiful 1978 Vw Beetle Convertable. I LOVE my car more than anything in the world!! The best part is I only paid $5,000 dollars for it. I would recomend a Beetle convertable to an... Read More
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1978 Volkswagen Beetle

For 1978, the standard Beetle was no longer available in the U.S., though Volkswagen did introduce an upscale, limited-edition Champagne Edition II, which was a Beetle Convertible equipped with burled elm trim on the dashboard, ermine upholstery, a quartz clock, and a Blaupunkt stereo system. It came with either metallic blue or metallic red exterior paint.

Power for the Champagne Edition II was provided by an air-cooled, rear-mounted, fuel-injected four-cylinder engine that generated 58 horsepower. A four-speed manual transmission, dual braking system, four-wheel independent suspension, and flow-through ventilation system were also part of the package.

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I Have A 1978 Beetle Covertable, I'm Not Getting Any Power To The Fuel Pump...

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Have A 1978 Super Beetle I Think The Alarm Is Conflicting With Fuel Injecti...

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My '78 bug caught fire on my way to work this morning. It is in the shop. Just wondered, in case my car gets totaled by the insurance company, how much will they give me. Anything fair? Do I get my ca...

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What Is The Price Of This Vehicle?

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Can You Tell Me How To Install A Cd Player Into A Beetle (1977/1978)?

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