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TYPE I

Sedan, Bug, Super beetle, Convertible
1949 25hp, Swing Axle, Link Pin Beam
1953 End Split Window (rear)
1954 36hp, 1200cc Engine
1955 End Semaphores in U.S.
1957 End Oval Window
1960 40hp, 1200cc Engine
1962 Larger Tail Lights (Fresh Air Begins, 1962)
1966 50hp, 1300cc Engine, Ball Joint Suspension Begins
1967 53hp, 1500cc Engine, 12 Volt Begins
1968 Padded Dash Gas Door on Quarter Panel
1969 Independent Rear Suspension (I.R.S.)(68 I.R.S. w/AutoStick T.I.)
1970 1600cc, Begins
1971 1600cc, Dual Port Heads, Intro: Super Beetle, Doghouse, Oil Cooler Begins
1973 Intro: Safari (The Thing) 1974 Last Year
1973 Alternator Begins
1974 California Smog Motor Introduced
1975 Fuel Injection Begins
1977 Last Year Production for Standard Sedan (Now All Convertible)
1979 Production Stopped

TYPE III

(311) Fastback, Squareback, Notch Back (non-411)
1963 1500cc, "Pancake" Engine, First Imported To U.S. 4 Lug, Disc Brakes (Front)
1965 1600cc Begins
1967 Factory. Dual Carburetors, Dual Port Begins, 12 Volt
1968 Options: Automatic Transmission (I.R.S. only), Fuel Injection, Rear Mount Added
1973 Last Year (311)

TYPE II

Transporter, Van, Bus, Kombi, Camper
1950 36hp
1953 Rear Bumper Added
1954-55 End Of "Barn Door"
1958 Double Cable Introduced
1960 40hp
1962 Fresh Air Begins. Larger Rear Tail Lights, Front Signals, Fuel Gauge Added on Dash
1963 1500cc, Engine, (optional) 12 Volt
1965 1500cc Standard
1967 12 volt Last Split Window
1968 57hp, 1600cc Engine, I.R.S. Begins New Design (Bay Window) Ball Joint
1971 Dual Ports Heads, Front Disc Brakes, Power Brakes
1972 1700cc Type IV Engine Dual Carburetors
1974 1800cc Type IV Engine Dual Carbs (Automatic Option w/Fuel Injection)
1975 1800cc All U.S. Now Fuel Injection
1976 2000cc Type IV Engine
1978 Hydraulic Lifters Added
1980 Intro: Vanagon
1983-84 Water Boxers Begins 1.9 L.
1986 2.1 L. Begins

TYPE IV

411, 412 & 4-door Sedan, Station Wagon
1968 Type IV Engine Dual Carburetors
1971 Fuel Injection Begins
1973 412 Model Large Body
1974 2-door Fuel Injected 1700cc
1974 2-door Fuel Injected 1800cc
1975 Production Stopped
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT CHART
Displacement Chart for 4 Cylinder Engines in CC's
STROKE BORE 83 85.5 87 88 90 90.5 92 94 95.5 101.6
64 1385 1470 1522 1557 1629 1647 1702 1777 1872 2075
69 1493 1585 1641 1679 1756 1775 1835 1915 2019 2237
74 1602 1699 1760 1800 1883 1904 1968 2054 2165 2399
78 1688 1791 1855 1897 1985 2007 2074 2165 2282 2529
82 1775 1883 1950 1995 2087 2110 2180 2276 2399 2659
84 1818 1929 1997 2044 2138 2161 2234 2332 2457 2724
86 1861 1975 2045 2092 2188 2213 2287 2387 2516 2789
88 1905 2021 2093 2141 2239 2264 2340 2442 2574 2854
90 2136 2067 2140 2239 2290 2315 2393 2498 2633 2920


Formula To Figure Cylinder Displacement:
BORE x BORE x STROKE x .0031416 = TOTAL CC's
EXAMPLE : BORE 92, STROKE = 69
92 x 92 x 69 x .0031416 = 1834.74 CC's

BEETLE SUPER BEETLE
1947 1-072 743 1971 111 2000 001
1948 1-091 921 1972 112 2000 001
1949 1-138 921 1973 113 2000 001
1950 1-220 471 1974 134 2000 001
1951 1-313 829 1975 135 2000 001
1952 1-397 023 1976 156 2000 001
1953 1-454 951 1977 157 2000 001
1954 1-575 415 1978 158 2000 001
1955 1-929 746 1979 159 2000 001
1956 1 060 931

End of Production Type Worldwide

1957 1 394 119

KARMANN GHIA

1958 1 774 680 1956 929746
1959 2 226 206 1957 1060929
1960 2 528 668 1958 1600 440
1961 3 192 507 1959 1774 680
1962 4 010 995 1960 2528 668
1963 4 846 835 1961 3192 507
1964 5 677 119 1962 4010 995
1965 115 000 001 1963 4846 836
1966 116 000 001 1964 5677 119
1967 117 000 001 1965 145 000 001
1968 118 000 001 1966 146 000 001
1969 119 000 001 1967 147 000 001
1970 110 2000 001 1968 148 000 001
1971 111 2000 001 1969 149 000 001
1972 112 2000 001 1970 140 2000 001
1973 113 2000 001 1971 141 2000 001
1974 114 2000 001 1972 142 2000 001
1975 115 2000 001 1973 143 2000 001
1976 116 2000 001 1974 144 2000 001
1977 117 2000 001

End of Production Type Worldwide

8/77 118 2000 001    

End of Production Type
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