1979 Volkswagen Beetle Overview


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Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 4 reviews

I Love My Car ! by Justinas
 — Best car ever ! Doesn't matter that it's not drivable right now. It still makes me smile ;] You don't get a lot of performance, but you get a lot of power to yourself, because it's never boring and yo... Read More
Idk by Regina
 — A very reliable car. Easy when it comes to maintenance, does not cost a lot of money. Good gas mileage. Always fun to drive standard in a third world country, it's like playing a video game. I ... Read More
It's An Excellent Car . by Daniel
 — it's the best thing that hetler has made in his entire life, it's the strongest car i have ever seen, it got the best perfomance if it is compared with all the cars, it's designed to withstand the har... Read More

1979 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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1979 Volkswagen Beetle

I presently own a 1979 VW Bug Convertible, Triple White with 23,000 original miles. It drives like a dream. I have owned it for 10 years and have put about 2,000 miles on it. It is an extremely comfortable ride.


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Volkswagen Beetle Questions

Rob Hannah

Should I Use Fuel Injector Cleaner On My 79 Volkswagen

11 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Ignition Locked And Cannot Turn Key

On my 79 VW Beetle, the ignition is locked and cannot be turned. I have tried numerous times and are simutaneously turning the wheel which is also locked. I have had the car for 10 years and this is t...

2,494 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Teri Frost

79 Vw Conv Bug Not Turning Over Since I Ran It Out Of Gas

This car has ran really good and we just had the engine redone for the most part. My husband converted it from fuel injection to carb. When we took it to my dad's mechanic friend to hook the wiring ...

29 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Instrument Panel: Symbol With A B On The Center, Red; What Does It Mean

On the right side of the instrument panel there is a red sign: a circle with a B on the center; in my car it is lightened; do you know what it means? Marinella

804 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

Is The Electrical System In A 1979 Beetle Positive Or Negative Ground?

66 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)