Category: 1967 VW Beetle

The history of the 1967 VW Beetle, inspiration, VW-related links of interest, fun Beetle photos.

Eric Shoemaker’s Vintage VW Story

Hello, friends! We have some very exciting news to share. The story of our family’s beloved ’67 Beetle and how Lane Russell came to fruition has been featured by Volkswagen of America, Inc. Please check

L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle Rescue

Talking with Matt last night over in Austin, TX; him and the boys at VW life rescued a L633 VW Blue ’67 named, “Ol Spot.” The car had been sitting parked since 1980. These are

Frank R. Shoemaker Sr.

Hello, 1967beetle.com community. I’d like to pause for a moment and mention; today is exactly one year since I lost my beloved Grandpa. I spent time with him just a few hours before he passed.

In Our Thoughts – Neva Salser

Hello, 1967beetle.com community. I’ve learned that our beloved Neva Salser has suffered a stroke. With Jay’s permission, I’m letting the ’67 Beetle community know the latest as of 9:05 AM on 12.1.19. In Jay’s words. Hello, All…

Ron Waller’s L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

After months of fighting a terrible infection in his knee, Ron Waller finally was cleared for surgery. If you recall, Ron went for a “routine” knee replacement this past Spring.  Nothing out of the ordinary—until