Volkswagen Secrets - VW Beetle facts


The original air-cooled VW Beetle lasted an incredible 58 years in production, during which time it was fundamentally unchanged. It’s a record that will likely never be approached, let alone broken. Although nearly everyone of a certain age has at least one Beetle story or fond memory, there are a few things still not generally known about the beloved car. Here are five of our favorites:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/01/25/secrets-of-the-volkswagen-beetle