Due to the overwhelming success of the 1977 Champagne Editions sales campaign VWoA promoted a new range including the Rabbit, Scirocco, Dasher and Bus for 1978. The Beetle Convertible featured L97B Ancona-metallic/Ancona Blue Metallic or very rare LE3Y Pfirsichrot-metallic/Peach Red Metallic) paintwork. Lemmerz GT Sports wheels, white-wall radials, Ermine upholstery, Blaupunkt AM/FM radio, quartz clock, padded steering wheel, faux rosewood dash trim. Approximately 1100 produced – two per Dealer.
Information courtesy The Kafer Cabriolet Register and Arto Tolonen. Ancona Blue Metallic car courtesy owner Paul Brough.