Volkswagen Beetle Model Overview
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Volkswagen Beetle Questions
I am looking for an original bumper for a 1965 bug. Does anyone know where I can purchase this?
Can I drive my 1974 volkswagen super beetle for an hour with the generator light on, without doing damage
the bulbs are good, and the fuses are good, turn signal on the right side wasn't working but I turned the bulb a certain way, and it's working now, but the brake lights nothing. got the hazard light...
I have a 2004 Volkswagen the right head light the high beam shine in the tree is there any to adjustable this
My 2000 beetles key fob died, not battery issue I need it reprogrammed and that's going to cost a pretty penny, so right now I open the driver door with the key, put the key into the ignition as fat...
Volkswagen Beetle Overview
From the 1950s to the mid-1970s, the Volkswagen Beetle, also known affectionately as the Bug, was an icon not just in America, but worldwide. Revered for its versatility and economy, appreciated for the fact that it was easy to maintain, and memorialized by a series of now-legendary ads in the 1960s and '70s, the Beetle enjoyed a long and successful history.
The first Volkswagen Beetles were introduced to the U.S. in 1949, and the new car sold only about 150 units in 1950. Originally called the Type 1, the small, rear-engined car officially adopted the name "Beetle" in 1967. Sales continued to grow significantly, and the Beetle would eventually become the best-selling vehicle in the world.
But all good things must to come an end...at least temporarily. Starting in the mid-'70s, sales of the Beetle were suspended worldwide, though the car continued to be manufactured in Mexico for a number of years.
Then, in 1994, the Beetle re-emerged at the Detroit Auto Show as a concept car. Enthusiasm was so great that VW reintroduced the Beetle (now known as the New Beetle) in showrooms in 1998, with styling that was at once contemporary and retro. With its peppy engines, bright exterior colors, and nostalgic appeal, the Beetle was once again a hit, at least in North America. (European drivers weren't so taken with the new Bug.) The Beetle continues to make a strong showing on the road today, with new options and trims being offered almost yearly.