I have a 1973 VW super bug with a flat windshield is this common?

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Asked by May 31, 2015 at 07:36 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

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A 1973 Beetle with a flat windshield is a standard Beetle, not a Super. 1971 and 1972 Super Beetles had flat windshields and are distinguished by the MacPherson strut front suspension instead of the torsion bart suspension of the standard model.

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My Bug is a 1973, spare tire lays flat, and has the MacPherson strut suspension, AND a flat windshield. trying to figure out why it's not a curved windshield.

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Sounds like you have a 1972 Beetle.

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title says 1973 previous owner says 1973 one website I typed in vin # said 1973 thus my question why is the windshield flat?

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