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1975 Chocolate Beetle

Country and/or Category: UK | VIN range: not known | S-code(s): not known |
Extras/Options M-code(s): not known

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 x15  (ET41) (Lemmerz “GT”) sports wheels 

M 102 Heated Rear Window 

Context: 

An Easter time “close out” sales promotion campaign edition for the UK.  Dealers were encouraged to promote the Edition by drawing attention to the inevitable connection between easter eggs and the chocolate paint colour. Sometimes also referred to as a Celebration Beetle.

The Chocolate Beetle was produced by D’leteren at Brussels (Belgium).

Sales Literature:

Non produced.

See also Choco/Milk/Bitter

Pictures courtesy Jan Walter. Some information courtesy Stephen Paul Hardy.


This page last modified: 2020-01-20