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Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle) Trivia

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VW Beetle - Cars Trivia from Alan's Fun Trivia Quizzes1. In the international poll for the award of the world's most influential car of the twentieth century, where did the Beetle rank with the Ford Model T, the Mini, and the Citron DS?

  • 1st
  • 3rd
  • 4th

2. All production was halted due to heavy damage sustained in Allied air raids on the factory. However, much of the essential equipment had already been moved to underground bunkers for protection, allowing production to resume quickly once hostilities had ended.

  • True or False?

3. The Beetle has made numerous appearances in Hollywood films. What was the series it was known as Herbie?

  • The Love Bug
  • He Little Wheeler
  • Come Home

4. By June 23, 1992, how many VW Beetles (Type 1) had been produced?

  • 21 million
  • 50 million
  • 100 million

5. The Volkswagen New Beetle is a small family car introduced by Volkswagen in 1998, drawing heavy inspiration from the design cues of the original Beetle. Based on a Volkswagen Golf Mk4, it is assembled at the VW Puebla factory in Germany.

  • True or False?

6. Unlike the classic Beetle, the New Beetle has its engine in the front and luggage storage in the rear.

  • True or False?

7. What is the mileage rating on the original VW Type 1 (Beetle) in the 2003 model?

  • 32.5 US MPG
  • 37 US MPG
  • 45 US MPG

8. What were the Type 1 variant called the , produced from model year 1971 to 1979?

  • Squash Bugs
  • Super Beetle
  • Beetle Maxs

9. In February of 1967, inventor Don P. Dixon of San Antonio, Texas filed and was ultimately granted a patent for the first unit specifically designed for the Beetle, which were soon offered by US dealerships.

  • heater
  • air conditioning
  • convertible

10. Who is credited for once describing the car as 'A little box'.

  • Henry Ford II
  • Alfred E. Newman
  • Dwight Eisenhower

Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle)

  1. 4th
  2. True
  3. The Love Bug
  4. 21 million
  5. False. The factory is in Mexico.
  6. True
  7. 32.5 US MPG
  8. Super Beetle
  9. air conditioning
  10. Henry Ford II

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