3,500 produced. Based on the 1303 Super Beetle 1600. L13M Saturngelb/Saturn Yellow paintwork with L41 Schwarz/Black engine lid, bonnet; black mirrors, wipers and trim. Features vented front valance (M 550) from US models for air conditioning – in this case intended for oil cooler use. Black (37) interior with leather sports steering wheel by Petri AG, Recaro sourced sports seats (M409), 5.5Jx15 sports wheels, special Veith-Pirelli 175/70 x 15 tires, black and yellow trimmed bumpers, reversing lights. Badged VW 1303 S.
In 1974 a 2.0L yellow-black ‘Bumblebee’ Porsche 914 LE (Can Am success celebration Limited Edition for USA) was produced. Also made with slightly varying specifications as a 914 GT (Jubilaumsmodell to celebrate 100,000 914s made), and the 914 SL (Sports Limited for Japan). Black (L041) with Sunflower Yellow trim (L13K)
Further reading on this website:
The individual profiles for 1973 “Sports Bug”, New Beetle Black-Orange, GSR.
“Retrospectively Speaking” editorial column RS 004
Website Der Gelbswarze Renner.