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Birth of the Beetle: The Development of the Volkswagen by Porsche, by Chris Barber, ISBN 1859609597
Birth of the Beetle: The Development of the Volkswagen by Porsche, by Chris Barber, ISBN 1859609597


 
Birth of the Beetle: The Development of the Volkswagen by Porsche, by Chris Barber, ISBN 1859609597 covers the period from the January 17, 1934 Porsche expose until July 1945, with the final lists of experimental and test cars run by Porsche in Gmund, Austria! Here is a unique record of the Beetle's early evolution, chronicled by an English school teacher who spent 20 years digging through untapped sources, including archives he discovered at Porsche. Despite the plethora of books on the vintage VW Beetle, most of this material has never previously been published.
The book - illustrated with over 300 photographs and designs, most of them not seen since origination. Chris Barber writes for Volksworld and Volkswagen Driver magazines. A German speaker, he has been able to access original documents, understand anecdotes and study the politics of the day at Stuttgart, Berlin and Wolfsburg. He lives at Ulm, in Germany, has driven air-cooled VWs for 40 years and still owns a Beetle for everyday use.
 
***THIS BOOK IS OUT OF PRINT, AND GOES FOR ALMOST $600 ON AMAZON.COM***

The book - illustrated with over 300 photographs and designs, most of them not seen since origination.

If you are a hard core vintage guy, you MUST own this book!!!!

Price: $449.95
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Birth of the Beetle: The Development of the Volkswagen by Porsche, by Chris Barber, ISBN 1859609597 covers the period from the January 17, 1934 Porsche expose until July 1945, with the final lists of experimental and test cars run by Porsche in Gmund, Austria! Here is a unique record of the Beetle's early evolution, chronicled by an English school teacher who spent 20 years digging through untapped sources, including archives he discovered at Porsche. Despite the plethora of books on the vintage VW Beetle, most of this material has never previously been published.
The book - illustrated with over 300 photographs and designs, most of them not seen since origination.
 
***THIS BOOK IS OUT OF PRINT, AND GOES FOR ALMOST $600 ON AMAZON.COM***

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