Volkswagen Beetle Delux (1957)
Vehicle descriptionAs a German built Iconic peoples car, the story of the Beetle is well known; it was initially designed to provide cheap transport for the hard working German masses. Built in very small numbers before and during World War II, the Beetle literally rose from the ashes of Volkswagen's bombed-out Wolfsburg factory to become an instant success in Europe, Britain, America and virtually every other country in the world. The model evolved through various facelifts and numerous mechanical changes - there were more than 70,000 identifiable modifications during its production life - and it also provided a platform for other models, including commercial vehicles and sporting derivatives such as those by Karmann-Ghia. It was this constant development and attention to detail that allowed production of the Beetle to race past the 15,000,000 mark, earning it the title of the best-selling car of all time. The car is a matching numbers 1957 model which sports the rare oval rear window. These were only produced between 1954-57.