The Beetle, also known as the “Bug”, is perhaps one of the most iconic and instantly recognizable automobiles in the world. Owned, loved and cherished by individuals and families alike, it has starred in movies and contributed to the 1960s counter-culture. This book explores the visual and technical history of the Volkswagen Beetle from 1953 through 1978. The extensively researched text supplemented with nearly 200 colour images, covers the original specifications and equipment, enabling it to be used as an identification and restoration guide.

By Dr. Arjuna Medagama

Additional Photography by R. Suraweera, N. Caldera

Printed & bound in Sri Lanka by Gunaratne Offset

Published in 2018

The Volkswagen Beetle

A VIsual Technical Guide & Lifetime of Association

Hardcover with debossing

french fold dust jacket

10.5” (H) x 8.2 ” (W)

133 pages.