1983 Aubergine Beetle

Country and/or Category: Europe | VIN range: not known | S-code(s): S707, W18 |
Extras/Options M-code(s): M183, M184, M218, M258, R39 (optional radio), W18

The Aubergine Beetle, a Mexican special for Europe only, 1200 engine, LG4U Aubergine Metallic paintwork and matching wheels, silver side stripes, aubergine upholstery and head restraints featured seat matched door and side paneling, chrome-plated wheel trims, and ‘Braunschweig’ radio, heated rear window. In Italy, this car was called the ‘Maggiolino Fioriserie’. 3,300 models sold.

Brochure courtesy KdF-WAGEN.de. Some information provided by Gebrueder Behling and Tim Sewe. UK Aubergine courtesy Mexican Bug Register. Print ad courtesy Alexander V. Rothkirch.

This page last modified: 2020-10-05