08-11-09

Press release picture 1973-74

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.prototyp 181d

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Press release picture 1977

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. (Exportprototyp 181e cars for Italy and Danmark did have blinkers on the front fenders).

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27-10-09

Bedtime stories

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!richard scarry

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21-10-09

Workshop manual

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. ersatzteile

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19-10-09

Greetings from Austria

A postcard from Salzburggasthaus

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25-08-09

Mexican safari ad

A b/w ad from Mexico! A hunting scene... and why not throw some bloody fesents on the bonnet? Ah...camp life, we men like that!mexican ad

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18-08-09

1971 Volkswagen line up

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?ad 1970

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