The VW bug or beetle or käfer began its story in 1934, when Hitler ordered that a cheap,
an easy vehicle for the masses. This task was given to the well-known Ferdinand Porsche.
Thus, in 1938, serial production of this most famous vehicle began. They were made until 2003 and produced
more than 21.5 million vehicles. Cabriolet production began in 1949 at the Karmann company, where it was manufactured
four-seater convertibles until 1980 and produced 330,281 of them. Our "bug" is the 1302S model, produced in 1972.
It has a built-in engine with a volume of 1600 cubic centimeters, which develops a maximum power of 60 horsepower at serial
implementation. Our convertible has a beefed-up engine with two carburettors, which makes it more bouncy than the stock version.
Power is transmitted via a four-speed gearbox to the rear wheels. This model got serial closed
homokinetic joints on the poles. Also, the 1302 got a new front suspension,
McPerson suspension with a transverse stabilizer for less roll and a new torsion at the rear, the steering wheel is now more modern with a rack
slat. The dashboard is finished with additional gauges and a radio, it has a sports steering wheel and for a more beautiful exterior
appearance 15-inch aluminum chrome wheels.