My Father bought this VW new from Maxwell Motors Athy. I remember the Special Edition Medal and its case which was in the glove compartment when my father brought the car home.
The final in a series of articles detailing the four Ireland-specific Special Edition Beetles available in the early ’70s. The Colorado Beetle was (in the opinion of the Beetle.ie research team) Volkswagen […]
This is the third in the series of four articles on the Special Edition Beetles that were unique to the Irish market back in the ’70s. As a Power Pack owner, it’s […]
The second in a series of just four Special Edition Beetles for Ireland, the Marathon Beetle (or “World Champion Beetle” according to the advert of the time) was released in August 1972 […]
1966 Split Bus Having seen ‘the light’ as I walked along Vancouver’s main street I just knew I had t have a Splittie. The design stood out so much against the humdrum […]
In Autumn 1971, the Beetle surpassed the significant milestone of a total worldwide production figure of 20 million cars. In Europe, VW produced a Special Edition called the “Jubilee Beetle” to celebrate […]