Despite the fact that it has been over ten years since as in the old Volkswagen Beetle design rolled out, people still sing the praises to small car. Here are 10 interesting facts about the German car that was once named one of the top four cars of the century.
1. Beetle started with Porsche
It has long been claimed that Adolf Hitler was a man who stood for the Beetle, and it’s kind of true.
2. The Americans were not impressed with the vehicle
Maybe it was because wary of the United States to all imported from Germany, but the Americans avoided Beetle, when cars appeared on US market in 1949: only two cars were sold in the first year.
3. VW did not call the car Beetle
4. “HMM 28IF”
Beetle with the license plate “LMW 28IF” was depicted on the cover of the album The Beatles “Abbey Road”. This album has been sold at auction for $ 23,000 in 1986. The car, which was photographed on the cover display is placed in Avtomuzee at Volkswagen’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany.
5. Jubilee luxury VW Beetle
When millionth VW Beetle came off the production line in 1955, the company celebrated this achievement by covering the anniversary car gold and diamond inlays. This car was created in partnership with Thomas Heinrich.