With the introduction of the large air intakes came a new set of press release pictures. The mirrors were moved from the doors to the pillar in front of the door. When the car was used without the doors, the mirrors stays fixed at the car. Still visible is the hole in the door were the mirror used to be fixed. This car has a bumper in the same color as the body, production line cars had black bumpers from now on.
The last version of the 181. That little thing in front of the gas filler cap seems to be a small blinker? An item that was not used on production cars. (Export cars for Italy and Danmark did have blinkers on the front fenders).
If you have kids, you NEED this book! A story about a pig family on their way to the beach for a picnic. They encounters almost every kind of transportation vehicle imaginable and even a VW 181!
I finally found this one! A workshop ordner from VW. With parts catalog, prices, color combinations, options... decent and reliable information bacause it is VW 1969 source. I am happy.
A postcard from Salzburg
Volkswagen made a few ads like these: the complete vw fleet in one shot. And strange enough another 181 in the ad in a color which was not available. Some kind of dull grey?