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									Volkswagen Beetle
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History
  Development
  Commercial Success
How Beetle Works ?
  Engine
  Interior
  Specifications
       Beginnings - 1935

People’s car :
  Top speed of 100km/h
  Fuel consumption of 7
   litres per 100km
  Be able to carry 2 adults
   and 3 children
  Air-cooled
  Should cost no more
   than RM (Reichsmarks)
   1000 (£86)
          Prototypes - 1935

Hitler’s sketch
   "It should look like a beetle, you've
    only got to look to nature to find out
    what streamlining is".



Two prototypes
 Final Design - 1938




985 cc
24 hp
4 cylinder boxer
Air cooled
       War Years - 1944

Total production : 644 !
    Mostly to echelons of Nazi Party
         Rebirth - 1952

“From Wolfsburg with love”
Marketing
“a shape that
   cannot be
   improved”
     Commercial Success



Half a million per year !
  40 million at 1968
      How Beetle Works
Well-known for its
  Endurance
    Tens of years of
     service
  Economy (!?)
    7 L/100km seems
     good for its time
  Handiness
                         Prof. Ferdinand Porsche
    Easy to use
    No water
            Engine



Rear engined
Rear
 transmission
It is Air Cooled
     Chasis




 Rear engined with half chasis
               Engine

Air cooled
  Air cycles once
   throughout the
   engine
Air is also used as
 heater
               Engine


Oil is also cooled!
  Oil acts like
   cooling water of
   conventional
   engines
             Luggage

Luggage on the
 front
  Spare tire
  Fuel tank
  … and many
   unused space !
            Interior

Interior volume comparable to today’s
                 cars !
               Interior
Metal dashboard
  1938->1972


Many control
 button changes

Lift the lever up
 to seat on the
 back side
              Interior


Hold this to get-
 off from
 backseat!
Interior
Specifications
     Specifications
           1303 & 1302
   Engine capacity     1285 cm³
   Bore × Stroke       77 × 69 mm
   Max. Power          50 hp
   Max. Torque         88 Nm at 3000 rpm
   Compression ratio   7,5:1
   Topspeed            135 km p/h
     Specifications
    1303s, 1302s, 1200s
   Engine capacity     1584 cm³
   Bore × Stroke       85,5 × 69 mm
   Max. Power          60 hp
   Max. Torque         108 Nm at 2000 rpm
   Compression ratio   7,5:1
   Topspeed            146 km p/h
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