Category: UK

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 of...

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...

1975 Sunshine Beetle

Paint and Upholstery:  L13K (91) Sonnengelb  / (83) lava/schwarz  L20C  (92) Nepalorange / (83) lava/schwarz  (neither of these colours were available on standard production Beetle saloons in the 1975 model year) Technical Data:  1300cc typ....

1975 Chocolate Beetle

Paint and Upholstery:  L98Z (Z1) Achatbraun-metallic / (22) beige with dogtooth cork cloth Technical Data:  1300cc typ. 136 badged “VW 1303” Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: Special  upholstery and wood veneer dashboard trim.  M 976 4½J...

1974 1200L Herringbone

S717 (Inland) Paint and Upholstery:  L32K  (39, 59, G5, H7, H8) Phoenixrot / (B5) Schwarz L61H  (M2) Lofotengrün / (B3) Bambus (Both colours were, on Beetle saloons in 1974, unique SEB paint colours with...

1971 Super Vee

A VW(GB)Ltd., Authorised Dealership sales promotion model prepared by accessorising standard production Beetles with a kit of parts drawn from the contemporary VW AG accessory range that included: Lemmerz 4.5×15 Sprintstar sports wheels, overriders on...

2009 New Beetle Mario Kart

Tournament prize to promote the Nintendo Wii Mario Kart video game. Forget Swarovski-slathered Wiis — UK retailer GAME has just absolutely trumped every other Nintendo prize in history by offering up this totally dorky/awesome...

2005 New Beetle Dark Flint

L G7W Dark Flint Grey Metallic (Anthracite) bodywork with Garnet Red hydraulically-operated top and Bordeaux red leather interior trim in a limited series of 250 vehicles each for Germany, USA, UK from January 2005. Available...

2014 GSR

VOLKSWAGEN UNVEILS THE LIMITED-EDITION BEETLE GSR AT THE CHICAGO AUTO SHOW – Classic 1970s’ Beetle serves as inspiration for the GSR – Sportiest Beetle boasts a 210 horsepower turbocharged engine – On sale in...

2003 Sedan Summer

The special model ‘Summer’ limited to 800 cars, 400 in Azul Blue and 400 in Amarillo Green. 1584cc, 46hp. Colour matched interior to external paintwork. Chrome wheel caps. ‘Summer’ badge. Blue first available from...