’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

’67 Engine Restoration

Here’s a little animation of my ’67 engine. The first part is the day I drove the car home from my grandfather’s house. As you can see, a lot has changed over the last 6

Eric Shoemaker’s ’67 Beetle

It’s been over 6 years since I began my restoration. I had no idea I’d get so interested and become so passionate about this great hobby. This photo was taken shortly after I got the

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