1950 - 1959
1960 - 1969
1970 - 1979
1980 and Later
Volkswagens of all types, like the Beetle and the Thing, as well as the
Karmann Ghia and the Camper or the Cabriolet, bring smiles and fond memories
to the minds of many people. If you are a VW fan I hope you will enjoy
seeing the many vintage VW pictures featured in this section.
Development of the German VW can be traced back to the 1930s'.
Volkswagen added new models over the years. First there was the sedan
that became popularly called the Beetle or Bug, then came the sunroof
version plus the convertible and the first transporter vans.
Transporters evolved into a whole series of models as time passed the
including the Kombi, the Camper and more.
In 1956 the sleek little Karmann Ghia coupe arrived. It was joined in
1958 by a sporty Karmann Ghia convertible. Having been a back seat passenger
in an early 60s' K-G coupe many times as a youth I'm ok with saying that
calling Karmann Ghia a 2+2 (passengers) car would is being generous. The
+2 passengers had to be pretty small people to be comfortable.
In 1966 the familiar Beetle, Bus and Karmann Ghia were joined in the USA
by the 1500, a larger car with boxier styling.
The larger Super Beetle came along later. The Super Beetle convertible
was the last holdout for the Bug style VWs in the USA being imported until
The hobby of collecting and restoring vintage Volkswagens is popular with
Take some time as you cruise through these VW pictures and enjoy the
memories or dreams you have of these little cars.
Then consider spending some time browsing through the other antique, classic
and special interest collector car pictures here at HubcapCafe.com.
Most of these photos were taken at local classic car shows, which is
always a great way to spend a day.
Here's a couple of VW clubs.
Volkswagen Club of America
A national Club
It looks like if it's a Volkswagen it probably qualifies for this club.
Vintage Volkswagen Club of America
A national club for fans of vintage Volkswagens.
1963 VW Beetle
Sedan with Sun Roof
Crew Cab Pickup Truck
Karmann Ghia Coupe
Convertible (Suicide doors)
Bus (with Safari Windshield)
1968 VW Beetle
Beetle Custom Roadster
1970 - 1979 Volkswagen Pictures
Karmann Ghia Convertible
Beetle (Custom Coupe, very nice)
Beetle Sedan (Custom)
Beetle Sedan - Customized
Super Beetle Sedan
Super Beetle Sedan - "40 Ford"
Thing - Surrey top
Super Beetle Sedan
Beetle Standard Sedan
VW karmann Ghia Coupe
Super Beetle Convertible
1980 and Later Volkswagen Pictures
Rabbit Pickup Truck (V8, custom)
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