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1973 Komfort-Käfer

Country and/or Category: Drei Käfer auf Extra-Tour Edition, Germany (Inland) | VIN range: not known | S-code(s): S736 |
Extras/Options M-code(s): W 05 (Z05, M032, M094, M097, M102, M162, M173, M206, M616, M976)

Paint and Upholstery:

L21E (23) Blutorange / (37) Black cloth
L65K (33) Ravennagrün / (37 ) Black cloth.

(Both paint colours were Karmann palette colours not used on normal series Beetle saloon models. Ravennagrün was used on several SEBs).

Technical Data:

1300cc typ. 135 badged “VW 1303”

Factory Fitted Optional Equipment:

A complete package Edition using M pack Z 05 which comprised of:
M 032 Lockable fuel filler cap
M 094 engine hood lock
M 097 Blaupunkt ‘Emden’ radio
M 102 Heated Rear Window
M 162 Rubber Bumper Trims
M 173 155 SR 15 radial tyres
M 206 Rear view mirror, inner, anti-dazzle
M 616 Back-up light in the brake/indicator light

Context:

S736 Sonderaktion *Komfort-Käfer* was one of three models in the ““Drei Käfer auf Extra-Tour ” Edition. 1000 examples produced and sold at a saving of DM400 over the standard 1300cc 1303 Beetle. The Komfort-Käfer was produced by Volkswagen AG at Wolfsburg.

Sales Literature:

Magazine advertisements and dealer promotional material were published for the Edition in Germany for the home (inland) market.

Further reading on this website:
Introduction to the ““Drei Käfer auf Extra-Tour ” Group of Editions.

Pictures and information courtesy Jan Walter


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