What is a KARMANN Edition Beetle?


Asked by Mar 30, 2013 at 08:50 AM about the 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: General

Is this (KARMANN Edition) simply a dedication? Thanks!

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I am familiar with Karmann Ghias. My question is about our 1972 VW Beetle we just bought. Is the Karmann edition something like an Eddie Bauer Edition Ford Explorer, just a marketing gimmick?

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Ok sorry 'bout that. Wilhelm Karmann GmbH, commonly known simply as Karmann, in Osnabrück, Germany, was until 2009 the largest independent motor vehicle manufacturing company in Germany. For more than a century, they have undertaken various roles, from design to production and assembly of components, for various automobile manufacturers; including Chrysler, Porsche and Volkswagen Group. It apparently was built there, as VW has manufacturing plants all over the world

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNab8Uxc7Fg has more information on them......Hope that is what you were looking for, my mistake, I can get rid of those pictures


Thanks David! That answers my question.

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