This book contains a brief history from 1935-1967, full history from 1968-1980, a comprehensive production survey, specification and detail changes by model year (August 1967 to January 1980), engine options, factory fitted optional equipment, paint and trim colors, Special and export editions, the Karmann Cabriolet, and over 400 photographs.
This book charts in detail the closing years of the Beetle's production life in Germany; from the revamped 1968 model to the 1302, 1303, the Cabriolet, and the various Specials produced in the later years. Detailed tables show production and chassis numbers year by year, and there is an extensive survey of specification changes for each model year. With further information on engines, optional equipment, accessories, paint and trim colors, this is an essential guide to identification and originality for all Beetle enthusiasts. Buy now for this definitive guide to the Volkswagen Beetle.