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  • Volkswagen Community
    This community is for all who love Volswagen cars from all years. Car lovers are an interesting bunch and there are certainly a lot of us who swear by Volkswagen and love our cars!
     
    This is your best source for Volkswagen Used Cars & Vans for Sale. You can also find Volkswagen Parts, Service Shop Repair Manuals for Volkswagen for all years. This is a driver's and collector's dream come true!

  • Karmann Ghia
    This community is for you, the Volkswagen guy or girl. You'll get an even bigger kick out of it ifd you're a fan of the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia which we're especially keen on! Who doesn't love this cool collector!
     
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  • VW Beetle Community
    If you , like many of us, think that the VW Beetle is the cutest car ever then you're gonna love this community that is all about the VW Beetle. This is a greta place for VW Bettele drivers and fans as well as collectors of old or vintage cars.
     
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  • Fans of the VW Bus Community
    Remember the VW bus? Many of us not only remember them but still love them! Whether you used to own one or want to get your hands on one now, this community is a fun place for you!
     
    This community gives you access to the VW Bus for Sale. Find Volkswagen, Volkswagon Bus Manuals, Parts, Tires, Restoration and much more. We havelots of Used VW Bus for Sale. There's still nothing cooler than theFlower Power Volkswagen Bus! Find them  for Sale from the 60’s, 70’s 1971, 1978, 78. We've got 'em all!

  • Das Auto: Volkswagen

     

    Volkswagen Passenger Cars, also recognized as VW, is a vehicle producer based in Germany as well as is the unique and the biggest brand by sales volume in the Volkswagen Group. Volkswagen means "people's car" in German, where it is pronounced [ˈfɔlksˌvaːgən]. Its present slogan or tagline is Das Auto (in English it is The Car). Its earlier German tagline was Aus Liebe zum Automobil, which interprets to: Out of the Love for Car, or, For the Love of Automobile, as interpreted by VW in the other languages.

     

    Adolf Hitler had a fanatical curiosity in the cars although he was not fond of driving. In the year 1933, soon after taking over as the leader of Germany, he requested Ferdinand Porsche to make the changes to his unique 1931 design to build it more suitable for the functioning man. Hans Ledwinka conversed his ideas along with Ferdinand Porsche, who utilized a lot of Tatra design characteristics in 1938 "KdF-Wagen", afterward recognized as Volkswagen Beetle. On June 22 in the year 1934, Dr. Ferdinand Porsche decided to generate "People's Car" for Hitler.

     

    Changes comprised better fuel effectiveness, dependability, user-friendliness, as well as economically proficient parts and repairs. The purpose was that common Germans will purchase the car through a savings system, "Save 5 Marks in a week, if you desire to drive your personal car"), which about 336,000 people ultimately paid into. Volkswagen honored its savings contracts in West Germany (however not East Germany) after the World War II. Prototypes of car known as the "KdF-Wagen" emerged from 1936 onwards (the initial cars had been formed in Stuttgart). The car previously had its unique round shape as well as air-cooled, rear-mounted, flat-four engine. The VW car was of many KdF programmes which comprised things like outings and tours. The prefix "Volks" was not just only applied to the cars, although also to the other products in the Nazi Germany; "Volksempfänger" radio recipient for example On May 28 in the year 1937, the Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH was founded by Deutsche Arbeitsfront. It was afterwards renamed as "Volkswagenwerk GmbH" on September 16 in the year 1938.

     

    Erwin Komenda, ancient Auto Union head designer, established the body of the car of the prototype that was noticeably the Beetle which we recognize today. It was the first to be developed with the help of the wind tunnel; not like the Chrysler Airflow, it will be a success. The construction of new factory started on May 26 in the year 1938 in new city of KdF-Stadt, now known as Wolfsburg, which had been intentionally constructed for factory workers. This factory just produced a handful of cars by the time war started in 1939. None was in fact delivered to any owner of the finished saving stamp books, although one Type 1 Cabriolet was accessible to Hitler on April 20 in the year 1938 (his 49th birthday).

     

    War meant manufacture altered to military automobiles, Type 81 Kübelwagen ("Bucket car") efficacy automobile (VW's most ordinary wartime model), as well as the amphibious Schwimmwagen which were utilized to provide the German forces.


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