Category: Europe

1981 Silver Bug

The Silver Bug celebrated the 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, black...

1974 Herringbone

  1200L Standard model painted  L20A  Marinogelb/Marino Yellow – Black interior (B5);  L32K Phoenixrot/Phoenix Red  – Juniper interior (B4) and L61H Lofotengrün/Alpine Green – Bamboo interior (B3). Seats featured special ‘Herringbone’ patterning. L Pack...

1973 Sparkafer

9000 models produced of a Standard – in this case a Basic or ‘Sparkafer’ (Savings Beetle) 1200. L21E  Blutorange/Blood Orange/Tangerine and  L65K  Ravennagrün/Ravenna Green paintwork, with black trim, bumpers and hub caps. 1303 style rear...

1971 Jubilee/Anniversary Beetle

Issued in autumn 1971 the Jubilee Beetle – celebrated the 20 millionth Volkswagen produced. A Standard 1300, 1302 (1300) and 1302 S (1600) Super Beetle in L13M  Saturngelb/ Saturn Yellow paintwork. The package featured Sprintstar...

1983 Winterbug

A Mexican special for Europe only, 1200 engine, LG5Y Eisblau metallic/Ice Blue Metallic paintwork, black and silver stripes, blue-grey tweed ‘Panama’ upholstery with head restraints featured upholstery matched door and side panelling, carpet and luggage...

1971 Super Vee

A VW promotion intended for but not exclusive to the Standard 1300 from conversion kits. 4.5×15 Sprintstar sports wheels, overriders on Euro bumpers, Hella halogen driving lamps, three spoke sports leather steering wheel with...

2006 (on) New Beetle Luna

New Beetle Sedan and Cabriolet entry level affordable range in various colours. Friends of the Earth Europe in 2008 compared the Luna gas mileage to the original Beetle.

2002 (on) New Beetle Color Concepts

‘Color Concepts’ is a Dealer Option package offering special two-tone seats, trim and colour coded wheel inserts to match body colour. Colours include Snap Orange, Double Yellow, Blue Lagoon, Red and Cyber Green. Some...

2003 NB Arte

1.4 through to 2.0 liter, all colour options, 16 inch Darlington alloys, leather steering wheel and parking brake, ‘Gamma’ radio, rain sensing wiper system. Called ‘Pretty’ for France.