Beetle

Old-School Cool: 1954 VW Beetle

I don’t know much about Beetles, so don’t expect crack expert analysis on every square centimeter of this 1954 VW Beetle, available on eBay with three days to go and the bid at $11,300. But I do know originality… more»

Dusty Bug: 1959 Volkswagen Beetle

It is always fascinating when an enthusiast’s entire classic collection hits the market because it often provides insight into their tastes and preferences. This 1959 Volkswagen Beetle is one such car, and when you examine it in the context… more»

Baby Blue Oval: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

This pretty little oval window Volkswagen Beetle is getting near its Buy-It-Now price with bidding cresting $15,000 and a purchase price of $21,000. The seller is short on the details but the Bug appears to be in very tidy… more»

Driver Quality: 1952 Volkswagen Beetle Split-Window

Some cars will be recognized as future classics the moment the first example appears on the showroom floor. Others need to work hard to earn their stripes, and the 1952 Volkswagen Beetle falls into the latter category. It seemed… more»

V8 Hot Wheels Tribute – 1968 VW Beetle

There have been several high-profile cars built over the years that have been turned into 1:64 scale HotWheels toys. There have also been car builders that have built their favorite toys in full-scale. This 1968 VW is a tribute… more»

Parked For 25 Years! 1956 Volkswagen Beetle

When a manufacturer hits upon a winning formula with one of its models, it is common to stick with that formula for an extended period. Volkswagen subscribed to that theory with the Beetle. It remained in production for an… more»

Sunburnt Bug: 1957 VW Beetle

Some of the rarest Beetles which command the highest prices are early oval window versions. Given that these were only built from the years 1953 to 1957, it’s getting harder to find project versions of these as most have… more»

Oval Window Runner: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

The VW Beetle, technically known as the Type !, was one of the world’s most successful cars. Over 65 years, more than 23 million of the small German cars were produced and you saw them everywhere in the 1960s… more»

Black-Plate Survivor: 1966 Volkswagen Beetle 1300

We’ve seen a few examples of the venerable Volkswagen Beetle recently at Barn Finds, and their condition has ranged from the drop-dead gorgeous to ones requiring plenty of TLC. This 1966 Beetle stands out for me because it is… more»

Once There Were Many: 1964 Volkswagen Beetle

Accounts of people who saw the American buffalo at its height as a species scarcely could come up with the words to describe the sheer numbers of the beasts.  Herds would be wider and longer than observers could see. … more»

Final Year Oval: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen adopted a “steady as she goes” approach with the styling evolution of the Beetle. This philosophy helped the “Herbie” to become the most recognizable vehicle in automotive history. This 1957 Beetle is a case in point, as it… more»

Super Bugger Camper: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

When it comes to mini campers, a clean Toyota Sunrader or any brand of Chinook camper is definitely becoming more sought-after. These compact homes on wheels make perfect sense for someone who wants to hit the open road but… more»

Freshly Restored: 1954 Volkswagen Beetle Oval Window

The Volkswagen Beetle was developed as the people’s car, designed to offer the average German affordable family transport. When serious production finally commenced, it cemented its place in the pages of automotive history. Our feature car is a desirable… more»

Spotless Driver: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

Some cars perform well in the classic market, while others are sleepers. The Volkswagen Beetle was once a car that buyers could purchase for a pittance, making them popular daily transport for those with limited funds. Today, those same… more»

Rare Oval Window: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

If you’re into collecting air-cooled Volkswagen Beetles, you likely know by now that finding a split window is amazing, and discovering a barn-find oval window is pretty darn good, too. The seller here apparently found this desirable oval window… more»

Pinto Powered! 1983 Cimbria SS Kit Car

Don’t you miss the days when you could find an inexpensive VW donor, order a kit car to put on top, and without depleting your life savings or mental well-being put together a creation that turns heads everywhere you… more»