Category: USA

1988 Golden Beetle

Although not strictly a special edition the Golden B Motor Cars company in Wayne, New Jersey, produced rebuilt Beetles as the ‘Golden Beetle’. Engines were either 58, 68 or 75hp 1600 units. A 92hp...

1970 Glitter Bug

  Glitter Bugs were a 3M Programme for brand new VW’s repainted in custom glow or glitter paint colours – which could also include the roof to look like vinyl. They also came with...

1969 Herbie

  A Volkswagen Beetle is given its name by an enlightened mechanic named Tennessee Steinmetz (Buddy Hackett) in Disney’s 1969 movie ‘The Love Bug’ (from an original story by Gordon Buford). His uncle Herb...

2000 New Beetle Cracker Jack

16 promotional cars designed by Kozan Studios for the Frito Lay Company. Featured exterior ‘stitching’ by Best Imaging Solutions, Chicago IL. Baseball glove leather seat covers, baseball shifter knob and baseball bat energency/parking brake...

2012 Black Turbo Launch Edition

VOLKSWAGEN LAUNCHES VEHICLE PRE-ORDER PROGRAM WITH SPECIAL EDITION 2012 BEETLE – Early bird pre-order program offers online reservations for passionate consumers – Herndon, VA – Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the launch of...

1976 Bicentennial Convertible

One car made available to each VW Dealer during June 1976 celebrating the US American Revolution Bicentennial. Painted L80E Hellelfenbein/Light Ivory, dash plaque with VW logo reading ‘1976 Limited Edition Bicentennial Convertible’.  Faux Rosewood...

1972 Baja Beetle

A Dealer installed ‘Baja Beetle’ package ($129.95) including black ‘Baja’ side stripes, overriders, Bosch halogen driving lamps, taper-tip exhaust tailpipes, ‘Mag’ style sports wheel covers, leather steering wheel cover, walnut dash trim and a...

2002 NB Luna Green

Following in the footsteps of Vapor, Reflex, Isotope, and Vortex, VW unveiled Luna Green Limited Edition colour for the New Beetle. This color is a very light tinted green – almost white. As a...

2001 NB Vortex

The Vortex Blue New Beetle was originally issued to test public reaction to the new colour. Initially only 25 produced but 2000 subsequently issued through Dealers. 1.8 litre GLS Turbocharged engine, 16 inch ‘Monte...

2001 NB Sport

Volkswagen introduced a limited edition New Beetle Sport model in early 2001. This model offered additional features to standard such as leather sport seats, 17-inch alloy wheels, an eight-speaker Monsoon sound system, sunroof and...