1966 Volkswagen VariantReview
Back To Driving Basics — First thing to mention is this is a Type3 Notchback and not a Variant. I picked this car up in Someren Netherlands and had it shipped back with me to the US. It has it's original 1.6 litre boxer engine and continues to run strong.
Pros: Great styling and fun to drive and show.
Cons: Steering is a bit loose.
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