It was all Adolf Hitler's fault. He requested that a small, inexpensive, but tough and reliable, car be made that would satisfy the needs of the German people. That was back in 1939. In 1960 the Beetle was the top-selling import in America. Here are a couple of VWs that are of the same vintage as the one I was talking about above:
Did you notice the small rear window? It is newer than the ones with a split rear window but older than the ones with the large rear window. This is the style we had and the one below is the color that we had:
These cars bring back a lot of good memories for me, so it is fitting that I post about the last production day of the Beetle. Now, you all have a great day, you hear?