Book Description: This superbly illustrated, outstanding value book traces the history of the VW Beetle from its origins in pre-war Germany to the current production lines in Mexico and Brazil. The book has 36 specially commissioned double-page photographs of all the major Beetle models, including convertibles, coachbuilt coupes and the Karmann Ghia. A phenomenal group of 500 brilliant, color photographs.Rare photographs from Volkswagen's own archives and private collections are also included. The wealth of visual and factual information in this book is unrivaled and provides the most exciting images of this great car ever assembled.With more than 21 million cars built, Volkswagen's amazing Beetle can rightfully defend its claim as the world's most popular car. Its timeless design has taken on the status of a modern icon.