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22/10/1936 VW Type 1 prototype is taken out for its first test drive

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Vintage: VW Beetle Convertible | Drive it!

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Classic VW Bug Beetle Volkswagen TV Commercial AD DVD Type 1

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VW beetle tribute video

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Old vs New: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

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VW Beetle Rally Compilation

The need for a two-door and four-passenger car was formulated by Adolf Hitler. Later, Porsche tested Type 60 prototypes designed by Erwin Komenda and Karl Rabe. A group of thirty W30 development models, produced for Porsche by Daimler-Benz, underwent 1,800,000 miles of further testing one year later.
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