What year did Volkswagen go to the larger back window?

Asked by Jan 20, 2007 at 02:45 PM about the 1954 Volkswagen Beetle

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Dear GaryAu- The last year for the split rear window in the Volkswagen Beetlewas 1952, meaning that 1953 saw the introduction of the larger pane. Good luck from Bovan.

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Hey Gary! In 1953 VW replaced the original two-piece window with a single oval one. Your 1954 version was marked with a significant boost in hp thanks to the fact the engine grew to a 1.2Ls with increased valve size and increased compression ratio. Your 1954 is a veritable beast at a full 36 hp! Be careful! Hope that helps!

I think single piece rear window was introduced from 1952

1st August 1957 from chassis #1600440.

From chassis #1600440 1st August 1957

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