Volkswagen Beetle

California Classic: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Everyone seems to like the Volkswagen Type 1, better known as the Beetle. Ask anyone of a certain age, and older, and they’ll have a funny story involving a VW Bug. I even have a few and I never… more»

Oval Window Edition: 1957 Volkswagen Type 1

It seems so formal to refer to a Volkswagen Beetle as a “Type 1”. C’mon, it’s just a Beetle, or a Bug, one of 21M produced worldwide from 1938 through 2003. The VW Type 1 had a significant and… more»

No Reserve 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Talk about eternal, it’s hard to imagine a more universally recognized design than the Volkswagen Type I, also known colloquially, as the Beetle. Introduced in 1938 and produced through 2003, the VW Beetle had an immeasurable impact on worldwide… more»

SuburBeetle! Subaru BRAT-VW Beetle Mashup

This one is a bit hard to categorize: is it a 1985 Subaru Brat or a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle? Or, some sort of Frankenproject dreamed up by either an overachieving or underachieving person adept in fabrication. A shop project?… more»

Barn Find Bug! 1973 VW Beetle Convertible

I have a little bit of familiarity with a ’73 VW Beetle, my sister bought a new one in May of ’73 and I drove it occasionally though not too often. Her VW was not a convertible but nevertheless,… more»

Pair of 1950s Volkswagen Beetles

The so-called “people’s car,” the Beetle was built between 1938 and 2003, with millions of copies produced and consumed world-wide. It was officially known as the Volkswagen Type 1, informally in German the Käfer (meaning “beetle”) and the Bug… more»

Oval Window Project: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

If you’re a tri-five Chevrolet fan, 1957 marks the end of the party. The 1958 model had little in common other than the nameplate and the 283 engine. For VW Beetle aficionados, the ’57 to ’58 transition was a… more»