Tag: #throwbackthursday

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#TBT – FERDINAND PIËCH AND THE W ENGINE

#TBT – FERDINAND PIËCH AND THE W ENGINE

Among the countless engineering achievements earned by Ferdinand Piëch, one stands above the rest: the W engine. 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 _____________________________________________________ Ferdinand Piëch’s time as CEO of Volkswagen AG (1993-2002) was...

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#TBT: The Volkswagen Type 4

#TBT: The Volkswagen Type 4

The Volkswagen Type 4 debuted in 1968 with a four-door option – a first for VW – as they attempted to attract larger families to their automobiles. 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 History of the Beetle’s Bud Vase

#TBT: The History of the Beetle’s Bud Vase

The Volkswagen Beetle’s unique flower vase is a testament to the “flower power” generation. 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 _____________________________________________________ To understand how a small German sedan came to represent the “flower power”...

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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 Volkswagen Iltis

#TBT: The Volkswagen Iltis

The VW Iltis dominated the 1980 Paris-Dakar Rally with reliability and capability, and its excellent four-wheel-drive system revolutionized the rally world. 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 _____________________________________________________ Volkswagen’s legacy has largely been built...

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#TBT: One Owner, 42 Volkswagens

#TBT: One Owner, 42 Volkswagens

This owner takes brand loyalty to the next level, boasting ownership of 42 different Volkswagens throughout his life. 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 _____________________________________________________ You always remember your first car. For...

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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 Vast Color Palette of the Volkswagen Spektrum Program

#TBT: The Vast Color Palette of the Volkswagen Spektrum Program

The Volkswagen Spektrum Program offered buyers of the 2019 Golf R a multicolored pallet of color options aimed at VW’s passionate fanbase. 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 ____________________________________________________________ For the final...

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#TBT: Tips on Road Tripping During the Pandemic

#TBT: Tips on Road Tripping During the Pandemic

Volkswagen has just published the latest iteration of #TBT, which explores how to take a road trip while overcoming the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. 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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