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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Fun! — One of the most fun cars I've ever owned. Great car to teach my kids to work on. Parts are cheap and easy to find. I'm sure this will not be the last bug i own. I've been wanting to try a baja version of this car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fun car to drive, easy to work on, great first car.

Cons: Safety

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Blaze Of Glory. — Surprised everything seemed to work okay. the automatic stickshift took some getting used to (always looking for a clutch pedal) Trouble was we were so poor, a large battery was installed under the backseat. Attempts to insulate this battery created fuel for the fire. It was competely roasted. At the tow yard my set of keys survived, and the motor was still good, if you had a use for one.

Pros: worked just like a beetle. Crazy bad brakes (normal)

Cons: Wisconsin had made a sunfloor out of it. Group 24 battery under the backseat started it on fire.

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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If Willing To Modify,can Be Very Fast,no Electronic Nightmare, Simple Design — Love the style, the fun,the attention given whereever I go, comfort not primery here, long life if maintained,attention to valve adjustment every 3000 miles is not an option, a must do for long life along with oil changes,easy engines to rebuild

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: engineering

Cons: rust

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
Sherif writes:
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Style — performance: handling is good Build Quality: strong body & suspension Appearance: Poor in interior & Strange shape in exterior Cost of Ownership: Gas mileage is Mid ,Maintenance need more than any car to take good performance. Fun Factor - It is very fun car to drive and has a good style.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: the brake

Cons: the brake

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Lots Of Fun, Just Find A Decent One. — Mine was rusted completely out. But so cool anyway. I love driving them. They are very different from anything else I have ever driven. Kind of sporty, but not fast. They are very cheap to own and very reliable. They are great fun!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fun!

Cons: Rust problems

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
Stuart writes:
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It Was Cool And Retro — this is a great car and any one who has had them love them. they are well built and last for ever they are very easy to work on and cool to drivethey all look diffrent and show of your personality

Pros: it is cool

Cons: no radio

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Volkswagen Bettle 1970 — Likes: Engineering, build quality, durabillity, fun-ness, efficiency, ease-of-use and repair, classic appeal and popularity, space considering it's actual width/length, layout of the dash and space-saving simplicity of the whole car design, light weight, easy to handle and light steering Dislikes: Being worried about the cooling efficiency on a hot summers day. The rattles the engine makes. Being easy to break into Being blown off the road by a strong gust of wind

Pros: Too may to list!

Cons: Excessive noise, anxiety about cooling system

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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1970 Custom Beetle — former road race car. custom tube chassis with GM 4-wheel disc brakes, not much stock left to it, veery low stance, tight steering & suspension, very unique looking, definitely not a daily driver but should be quite fun to drive.

Pros: definitely different

Cons: not much left stock

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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An Affordable Classic! — This car is fun to drive and has a huge amount of character. It is cheap to buy and run. It is easy to work on and almost faultlessly reliable. The Australian-delivered 1500 Beetle came with front disc brakes, so the car stops very well. My only criticisms are understeer in low speed corners and the fact that it is a little bit slow and could use another 25 or 30 horsepower, but that's nothing that a new hotted-up engine won't fix!

Pros: Reliable and cheap fun

Cons: Underpowered engine

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1970 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Beetles. — Iconic and probably the most reliable car of all time. No electronic crap, just what you need to go.

Pros: Low insurance, fun, tax free

Cons: Expensive to maintain.

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