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.