1978 Glory Beetle

Country and/or Category: [ Landmark Edition ], [ Milestone Vehicle ], Emden, Japan | VIN range: not known | S-code(s): not known |
Extras/Options M-code(s): not known

Paint and Upholstery: 

L41 (A1) Schwarz /  black, red and white check cloth over red leatherette

L90E  (P1) Alpineweiß  / black, red and white check cloth over red leatherette

Technical Data: 

1600cc typ. 112 badged “FUEL_INJECTION”

Factory Fitted Optional Equipment:

(model based on the 1978 Japanese market 1200LSE – the European model 1200L having a 1600cc fuel injected engine – with factory options specifically conforming to local market requirements )


A ‘final’ Beetle imported from Germany into Japan by Yanase – the largest Japanese importer of foreign automobiles. – during March 1978 .

Accessories including matching upholstery carry bag with logo and key fob

500 Glory Beetles were produced by Volkswagen AG at Emden (Germany)

Sales Literature:

Non produced .

See also Last Edition.

Pictures courtesy Jan Walter and Flat 4 Japan

This page last modified: 2020-10-17