VW Beetle

Specification Guide 1949-1967

VW Beetle Specification Guide 1949-1967
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781785004896
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The VW Beetle is one of the best-loved of all classic cars, with many thousands preserved across the world, many in regular use. Over the years countless changes were introduced, together making a mid-'60s Beetle, for instance, very different from one built in the mid-'50s, or mid-'70s, despite the obvious similarities. With the aid of hundreds of color photographs, this new paperback edition of VW Beetle: Specification Guide 1949-1967 documents all the Beetle's specification changes and model differences during the classic period 1949-67, making it possible to determine the original specification and fittings of any Beetle from this period.

The author

With the best part of thirty VW titles to his name, ranging from Beetle books to Buses and Golfs, Richard Copping is regarded as a leading author and marque expert on matters Volkswagen in Britain and beyond. His credentials are impeccable, having learned to drive using a VW Beetle, he has owned Volkswagens ever since. A Concours judge, an avid collector of VW literature, and particularly so the oldest and rarest brochures, Richard has a monthly column in Volkswagen Camper and Commercial magazine, as well as regularly contributing features about some of the best VWs to be seen out and about. 

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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781785004896
Illustrations: 300 color photos
Size: 8.26 in x 11.6 in / 209.8 mm x 294.64 mm
Edition: Second Edition

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