This entry was posted on November 7, 2013 by greg chown. It was filed under Uncategorized and was tagged with 1952 The Volkswagons are Here, Toronto History.
I was curious about the German phrase “der Kafer Fahrer” . It’s the name of the Beetle Drivers Club, a group of enthusiasts who own and drive the early VWs identified as those with split rear windows or oval rear windows. My first beetle, a 1956 sunroof model which I bought used in 1958 had the oval window. I liked it so much, I traded it in for a new 1959 model with the bigger rectangular window. That was the one that took Barbara and I to Florida and many other places. It also won me a “gold” watch from Volkswagen after it transported us for 100,000 kilometres without a major repair.
November 11, 2013 at 1:31 am
And I have that watch!
November 11, 2013 at 3:12 pm
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