All posts by Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I'm Eric. I started 1967beetle.com. I also own Lane Russell, a leading supplier of VW parts for your classic Volkswagen restoration. I drive a '67 Beetle daily and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

SOLD — L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Vehicle Information: This is a mint condition ’67 VW Beetle that was restored right. Lotus white with red interior. This is an all numbers matching car. The original owner was a school teacher in Santa

San Diego Automotive Museum

The San Diego Automotive Museum currently has a Vintage VW show on display with a fantastic collection of Vintage Volkswagens. Our good So Cal friend Timm Eubanks attended the event and was kind enough to

’67 Beetle Facts

“We made the car go faster. And the engine go slower.” The 1967 Volkswagen Beetle’s engine was upsized to 1493-cc (as on Type 3) and 53 horsepower (1200 and 1300 engines continue outside U.S.). Also

Early Volkswagens

“No silhouette in the history of automobiles is as recognizable as that of the long-lived, beloved, all-things-to-all-people VW Beetle. (Nor, as anyone who has ever sat in one can readily attest, is there anything quite

Recommended Vintage VW Reading

I get about 10 emails a week from people asking what literature might be good for them to purchase for their new project. I recommend the Volkswagen Beetle and Karmann Ghia Official Service Manual Type