Volkswagen hasn’t introduced a vehicle as revolutionary as the Beetle since, well, the Beetle.
In the decades since its 1945 debut, the Beetle has become one of the best-selling and longest-running cars, in terms of production, that the world has ever seen.
The idea for the Beetle began in 1934 when Adolf Hitler gave Ferdinand Porsche the order to build a “people’s car.” The Beetle, and Volkswagen itself, was born with that order.
Today, more than 20 million Beetles have been produced worldwide, giving the Beetle a permanent place in the “world’s most successful” automobiles club.
This year, Volkswagen says it plans to introduce a car that will go down in history as being as revolutionary as the Beetle.