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1970 Meikever

Country and/or Category: [ Landmark Edition ], Netherlands, Spring Edition | VIN range: not known | S-code(s): not known |
Extras/Options M-code(s): M050, M102, M162, M218, M228.

Paint and Upholstery: 

L20E (5132) Signal Orange / (40) Leatherette Black.

Technical Data: 

1300cc typ.113 badged “VW_1300”

Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: 

M 050 Dual-circuit brake warning lamp
M 079 Leatherette upholstery instead of normal series cloth
M 102 Heated rear window
M 162 Rubber bumper trims
M 218 Wheel trim rings
M 228 Padded dashboard

Context: 

The 622 examples of Meikever imported into the Netherlands marketed as part of a Spring Bank Holiday sales campaign in May 1970 were an identical package to the Coccinelle Orange supplied to Belgium and France and the Boblen Orange supplied to Denmark.

Sales Literature:

The Meikever was fully described in the May 1970 issue of “de VW” published by Pon’s Automobielhandel

Thanks to Dutch enthusiast Wiebren Huizinga for his translation of the “de VW” information.


This page last modified: 2020-01-26