Type 1

Sun Bug Edition; 1974 Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle

The Sun Bug was a special edition of the venerable Volkswagen Type 1 (aka Beetle). It was offered from 1973 to 1975 as either a sedan with a metal sunroof or a typical convertible. All the photos online show… more»

Bright Orange 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

If you were a teenager in the 1970s or 1980s, there’s a fair chance you tooled around in a VW Beetle. That’s because zillions of them were around and they were cheap as dirt. Detroit finally began to seriously… more»

12k Mile Survivor: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Built between 1938 and 2003, the VW Type 1 (aka Beetle or Bug) is one of the world’s most recognizable vehicles. That’s because of its shape and more than 21.5 million were built across the globe. They came into… more»

1 of 200: 1973 Meyers Manx SR Kit Car

Bruce Meyers set the recreational vehicle world on fire in the late 1960s with the Meyers Manx, a dune buggy kit based on a shortened Volkswagen Beetle undercarriage. That success led to the development of the Manx SR (short… more»

Rare Split Window! 1952 Volkswagen Beetle

The VW Type 1 (aka Beetle) was one of the most tenured names in automobile history, with more than 21 million copies assembled from 1939 to 2003. For the first dozen or so years, the Beetle used a split… more»

AutoStick Transmission: 1971 Volkswagen Super Beetle

With competition finally coming from U.S.-built subcompacts. Volkswagen kept working to improve its bread-n-butter car, the Type 1 Beetle. In 1968, they introduced AutoStick, a manual transmission with an automatic clutch. And in 1971, they brought out the Super… more»

Convertible Collection: 1970s Volkswagen Beetles

The VW Type 1 (aka Beetle) may be the most produced automobile ever at 21.5 million copies. That’s 50% more than the Ford Model T of the early 20th Century. The first production “Bug” was built in 1949 and… 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»

Unfinished Business: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

Officially known as the Type 1, the VW Beetle is perhaps the most recognizable car in the world. That’s because more than 21 million of them were built between 1938-03. If you were alive in the 1960s and 1970s,… more»

Only 1,714 Miles! 1965 Volkswagen Beetle

Between 1938-03, more than 21 million VW Type 1s (or Beetles) were built, making it one of the most commonly seen automobiles on the planet. These cars were literally everywhere in the 1960s and 1970s because they were so… more»

Stored 45 Years: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

With more than 21 million Volkswagen “Bugs” built between 1938 and 2003, you’d think you’d see more of them around today. But they were simple, economical cars built to be used by the masses and then discarded. Fortunately, this… more»

Black-Plate Bug: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Some say that an original Beetle is the most recognizable car in the world. Even young children know one when they see one! This beige 1967 “De Luxe”example is up for sale right now, here on craigslist, from sunny… more»

Oval Down Under: 1956 Volkswagen Beetle

Talk about a car you really don’t see every day, this one has to be in the top 10! It’s a right-hand drive, oval-window model and it hails from Sydney, Australia! It’s up for sale here on eBay Australia… more»

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