Friday, October 17, 2014

1972 VW Type 3 Fastback

The VW Type 3 was first introduced in 1961, and arrived in the U.S. four years later. The styling and comfort was a departure from the tiny Beetle VW was known for, but the Type 3 still had the rear-mounted, air-cooled engine of its smaller brother. Available in only the Fastback and Squareback bodystyles in the U.S., the Type 3 Notchback is today rare and sought after in the states. Although still fairly common today, this one's cool rims and unique lavender paint are definitely interesting.
 
 
 
 

1 comment:

  1. I'm from the part of the country they call "The tri state area" NY NJ CT . I want to say these cars have vanished from my area. I remember seeing them in the 70's and early eighties, but then at some point they all vanished. Sometimes I will see a BUG/BEETLE around, but never these cars. Icy roads covered with salt probably never helped (rust). I do miss seeing these cars on the road or "PARKED" somewhere .

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