Category: Europe

1982 Silver Bug

The Silver Bug celebrated the worldwide production of the 20 millionth Beetle on 15 May, 1981 in Puebla, Mexico. The Silver Bug came with the 1200/34hp engine, L97A  Diamantsilber-metallic/Diamond Silver Metallic paintwork, silver wheel trims,...

Cartune

In the early 1960’s Mike Griffin started Cartune. The company sold performance parts for Aircooled VW’s. Initially they operated from a postal address on Grenfell Road in Mitcham. Surrey, but it wasn’t long before...

1983 Winter-Käfer Alpinweiß

Paint and Upholstery: L90E Alpineweiß/Alpine White paintwork, blue-grey tweed ‘Panama’ upholstery, white carpet in the footwell and luggage area. Technical Data: 1200cc. Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: Black and silver stripes, chrome plated wheel trims, heated rear...

1973 Gemini 1200

The third edition of the Gemini was a 1200cc version for 1973. Colour code for the special order was 99 51 50. Pictures courtesy Jan Walter. Brochures courtesy Jean-Marie Verhulst.

1972 Operation Gemini 2

The second edition of the Gemini was produced in January 1972. A 1300cc Beetle, Gemini Metallic (L96E) paintwork with Black seats and interior door panels, heated rear windscreen, rocket style ‘Gemini VW’ logo on side...

1974 World Cup Kever

In the Netherlands, the World Cup ’74 Beetle was offered as 1300 in orange-red with Black bonnet and engine cover, side decals, sports rims, heated rear window, padded dashboard, lockable fuel filler cap and...

1972 World Champion Beetle

Paint and Upholstery:  L50B (48) Diamantblau / Diamond Blue (Corbel/IIF code 7469), Black (50) interior (basket weave pattern) (Diamantblau was a standard colour for 1969-70 model Beetles)  Technical Data:  1200cc typ. 114 unbadged [M401...