Volkswagen Karmann Ghias And Cabriolets: 1949-1980

byRichard Copping

Hardcover | December 1, 2012

Volkswagen Karmann Ghias And Cabriolets: 1949-1980 by Richard Copping
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Volkswagen enthusiast and expert Richard Copping reveals the full story of the Karmann Ghia from initial concepts to the production of the Coupe, the addition of a Cabriolet, and the model's ongoing progress until its eventual sad demise in 1974. Contents include:Background story of the firms and key individuals involved, 1949-1980.The history of the Karmann Ghia and V W Beetle Cabriolet from prototype to production.The coupe, cabriolet and Type 34 variants of the Karmann Ghia, as well as special models and one-off model variants.The development of the Beetle Cabriolet, the original model that brought VW and Karmann together.Model specifications and year-by-year evolution of design and production.Specially commissioned photography and a wide range of fascinating period imagery.

With the best part of thirty VW titles to his name, ranging from Beetle books to Buses and Golfs, Richard Copping is regarded as a leading author and marque expert on matters Volkswagen in Britain and beyond. His credentials are impeccable, having learned to drive using a VW Beetle, he has owned Volkswagens ever since. A Concours judge...
Title:Volkswagen Karmann Ghias And Cabriolets: 1949-1980Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10.5 X 8.75 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 10.5 X 8.75 X 0.5 inPublished:December 1, 2012Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:184797418X

ISBN - 13:9781847974181

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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