Category: [ Milestone Vehicle ]

Production line milestone vehicle.

Milestones

Timeline of VW Beetle production milestone vehicles. With thanks to Pete Frost for certain information, images and Volkswagen Media Services.

1981 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,...

1978 Last Edition

Paint and Upholstery:  L97A  (Z9) Diamantsilber-metallic  /  Marine (cloth) (09) Technical Data:  1200cc typ. 112 unbadged Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: (the model was a standard 1978 UK specification 1200 L) Context:   A UK celebration...

1978 Glory Beetle

Paint and Upholstery:  L41 (A1) Schwarz /  black, red and white check cloth over red leatherette L90E  (P1) Alpineweiß  / black, red and white check cloth over red leatherette Technical Data:  1600cc typ. 112...