Very few people can say that they’ve been driving the same car for over 50 years, but Annie the Beetle has provided her owner, Kathleen, with that very rare bragging right. Over the last five decades, Annie has become a very, very important part of Kathleen’s life. They’ve been through so much together, and Kathleen has no intentions of ever getting another car; Annie is her car, plain and simple. In honor of her loyalty to the brand as well as Annie, Volkswagen fully restored Kathleen’s Beetle. After a year of extensive restorations inside and out, Kathleen was reunited with her beautiful Beetle and the moment is truly heartwarming. Watch the video below, but only after you’ve grabbed a tissue or two. Read the rest of this entry
Is Volkswagen Getting Rid of the Beetle?
The Volkswagen Beetle has been around for a really, really long time. Originally known as the Type 1, production on the car began in 1938 and has continued throughout the decades in some form or another until this very day, all the while retaining its unique heritage and design. Drivers often ask if VW is still making the Beetle, and the answer has always been “yes.” But even the biggest VW Beetle fans must have known that the day could come when this iconic model could become a relic of the past.