Category: UK

1968 > 1972 Cartune VW 1200

Paint: Red, White or Blue Technical data: 1200cc Sparkäfer Context: The Cartune 1200 was available from Cartune in Middlesbrough Teesside. Cartune was a major player in the VW performance/accessory world back in the late...

1972 ‘Ballyhoo’/’Colour Card’ Beetle

This double-page centerfold advert is from the UK’s Daily Telegraph magazine, dated 22 October 1971. The advert was to publicise the latest range of ten colours including several much brighter than previously offered. An unknown number of...

1973 ‘Frostrite’ Beetle

Popular UK Dealership Jack Frost offered this 1973 1303 (Super) Beetle for list price but including vinyl roof, with accessories – wheel arch mud flaps and chrome stone guards, chrome door handle finger plates,...

1974 Magpie Beetle

To coincide with the 1974 FA Cup Final between Liverpool FC and Newcastle United (also known as the Magpies) VW Dealership Colebrook and Burgess of Whitley Bay produced a limited run of ‘Magpie Beetles’...

2013 Fender Edition

Leipzig, Germany/Herndon, VA — First seen as a concept car at the Frankfurt International Auto Show in 2011, the production version of the Beetle Fender Edition makes its world debut at the Leipzig International...

1970 June Beetle

Paint and Upholstery: L20E Signal Orange (5132) / Leatherette (standard to UK market Beetles) Black (40). Technical Data: 1500cc typ.114 badged “VW_1500”. Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: Bumper overriders front and rear, Heated rear window,...

1973 GT Beetle

 A European 1300 S based model with 1584cc engine, uprated 3.875:1 differential, 4.5J Lemmerz GT wheels, L15M  (51/D6) Zitronengelb/Lemon Yellow,  L30M  (59) Tomatenrot/Tomato Red and  L64M  (50) Apfelgrün/Apple Green paintwork, black wing beading, front disc...

1974 Goodliffe Custom Beetle

  South Croydon UK VW Dealer Goodliffe offered Black 1303 custom Beetles’ as a limited edition in early 1974. It featured gold pin striping livery inspired perhaps by the John Player Lotus F1 cars...