Tag: Beetle

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#TBT: The Generational Legacy of Volkswagens

#TBT: The Generational Legacy of Volkswagens

For some folks, the cars they grew up in become a nostalgic playground. That’s the story behind this man and his grandfather’s VW Beetle. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _____________________________________________________ Eric Shoemaker had...

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#TBT: The Charm of the VW Karmann Ghia Lives On

#TBT: The Charm of the VW Karmann Ghia Lives On

Volkswagen’s first vehicle with intentionally attractive styling came in 1955, and the Karmann Ghia holds fast to its share in the VW historical beauty pageant. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM ___________________________________________________________________________...

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#TBT: The Volkswagen Wedding Beetle

#TBT: The Volkswagen Wedding Beetle

This white wrought-iron masterpiece, called the Wedding Beetle, was crafted in the 1960s. It might even make you feel like Cinderella. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM __________________________________________________________________________ The Wedding Beetle was...

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#TBT: The History of VW’s Storied Puebla Plant

#TBT: The History of VW’s Storied Puebla Plant

Volkswagen has published their latest edition of #TBT, which covers one of VW’s longest-running plants located in Puebla, Mexico. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM ___________________________________________________ As one of the largest vehicle...

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#TBT: One Million Vehicles Strong Three Times Over

#TBT: One Million Vehicles Strong Three Times Over

Volkswagen has published their latest issue of #TBT, which chronicles the staggering amount of VW vehicles produced over the years. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM ——————————————————————————————————————————————————— At any car factory, the...

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#TBT: Volkswagen’s Cars for the People

#TBT: Volkswagen’s Cars for the People

Enjoy this great write-up by Volkswagen on their relationship with the average consumer. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _________________________________________________________ Since the day the first Type 1 Beetle rolled off the assembly...

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The End of the Volkswagen Beetle

The End of the Volkswagen Beetle

What the dawn of a new decade means for the cultural icon. Last year, Volkswagen officially announced the end of production for the Beetle, concluding a staggering 70-year run in the US. The ‘people’s car’ has appeared in nearly every aspect of pop culture since arriving on our shores in 1949, and has cemented itself...

 

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