Category: UK

1974 Goodliffe Custom Beetle

South Croydon UK VW Dealer Goodliffe offered Black 1303 custom Beetles’ as a limited edition in early 1974. It featured gold pin striping livery inspired perhaps by the John Player Lotus F1 cars of...

1978 Last Edition

Paint and Upholstery:  L97A  (Z9) Diamantsilber-metallic  /  Marine (cloth) (09) Technical Data:  1200cc typ. 112 unbadged Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: (the model was a standard 1978 UK specification 1200 L) Context:   A UK celebration...

1975 Sunshine Beetle

Paint and Upholstery:  L13K (91) Sonnengelb  / (83) lava/schwarz  L20C  (92) Nepalorange / (83) lava/schwarz  (neither of these colours were available on standard production Beetle saloons in the 1975 model year) Technical Data:  1300cc typ....

1975 Chocolate Beetle

Paint and Upholstery:  L98Z (Z1) Achatbraun-metallic / (22) beige with dogtooth cork cloth Technical Data:  1300cc typ. 136 badged “VW 1303” Factory Fitted Optional Equipment: Special  upholstery and wood veneer dashboard trim.  M 976 4½J...

1974 1200L Herringbone

S717 (Inland) Paint and Upholstery:  L32K  (39, 59, G5, H7, H8) Phoenixrot / (B5) Schwarz L61H  (M2) Lofotengrün / (B3) Bambus (Both colours were, on Beetle saloons in 1974, unique SEB paint colours with...

1971 Super Vee

A VW(GB)Ltd., Authorised Dealership sales promotion model prepared by accessorising standard production Beetles with a kit of parts drawn from the contemporary VW AG accessory range that included: Lemmerz 4.5×15 Sprintstar sports wheels, overriders on...

2009 New Beetle Mario Kart

Tournament prize to promote the Nintendo Wii Mario Kart video game. Forget Swarovski-slathered Wiis — UK retailer GAME has just absolutely trumped every other Nintendo prize in history by offering up this totally dorky/awesome...

2005 New Beetle Dark Flint

L G7W Dark Flint Grey Metallic (Anthracite) bodywork with Garnet Red hydraulically-operated top and Bordeaux red leather interior trim in a limited series of 250 vehicles each for Germany, USA, UK from January 2005. Available...