Volkswagen Beetle: A Celebration Of The World's Most Popular Car

byRichard Copping

Hardcover | November 20, 2018

Volkswagen Beetle: A Celebration Of The World's Most Popular Car by Richard Copping
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The VW Beetle is simply the best-known and most-loved car in the history of the motor car. Amazingly, some of the earliest Beetles, now seven decades old, are still on the road, while more recent examples, particularly the classics from the late 1950s and '60s are many an enthusiast's pride and joy. Created through the ingenuity of Ferdinand Porsche, brought to the brink of series production by Hitler's Nazis and rescued from oblivion by the British after the war, the Beetle soon developed into a phenomenon under the guardianship of Heinz Nordhoff, the VW boss for two decades. Overwhelmingly successful in over 150 countries across the world, most notably in the USA; when the car finally fell from grace in Europe after Nordhoff's death, it was destined to enjoy a revitalized and lengthy swansong in South America. The legendary Beetle's intriguing story is unraveled in this fascinating and handsome book.
Richard Coppingis Britain's most prolific author on matters Volkswagen, with nearly thirty books written about Beetles, Transporters, the VW Golf and more. His deep-rooted love for the marque has encouraged him to amass a large collection of archive brochures, to travel the length and breadth of the country visiting many of the Volkswa...
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Title:Volkswagen Beetle: A Celebration Of The World's Most Popular CarFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:176 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:176 pages, 10.25 X 10.25 X 0.75 inPublished:November 20, 2018Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1787113019

ISBN - 13:9781787113015

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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