Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet Convertible 1970

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet Convertible 1970 sold for £4,558 at our April 25th Classic Car Auction

Convertible model. Manufactured in 1970. Finished in blue with cream interior.

Sold for £4,558.

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Additional information on the Volkswagen Beetle

“The Volkswagen Beetle, officially called the Volkswagen Type 1 (or informally the Volkswagen Bug), is an economy car produced by the German auto maker Volkswagen (VW) from 1938 until 2003. The need for this kind of car, and its functional objectives, were formulated by Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany, wishing for a cheap, simple car to be mass-produced for the new road network of his country. He contracted Porschein 1934 to design and build it to his exacting standards. Ferdinand Porsche and his team took until 1938 to finalise the design. This is one of the first rear-engined cars. With over 21 million manufactured (21,529,464) in an air-cooled, rear-engined, rear-wheel drive configuration, the Beetle is the longest-running and most-manufactured car of a single design platform, worldwide.”