Volkswagen Kafer Herbie 53 | Dc18-car1-sd26-wht
Volkswagen Käfer Herbie #53
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Volkswagen Käfer Herbie #53

1/18 Scale Model Diecast Car

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Brand: Mattel
Product Code: DC18-CAR1-SD26-WHT
Availability: Out Of Stock
Highlights: - Premium collectible - Licensed product - Material: Zamak (zinc alloy), Rubber and Plastic - Moving wheels - Opening bonnet, boot and doors
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Officially Type 1, the Käfer (pronounced Kay-FER meaning beetle, in German) was a 2 door, 4 passenger, rear-engine economy car that was manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen from 1938-2003.

 

The need for this kind of car was formulated by Adolf Hitler, who wanted a cheap, simple car to be mass-produced for his country's new road network. Hitler contracted Ferdinand Porsche (of Porsche cars) in 1934 to design and build it.

 

Porsche and his team took until 1938 to finalise the design. Several design elements of the Beetle were a copy of Josef Ganz’s earlier built, Tatra V570 for which Ferdinand Porsche was prosecuted in the German courts. Over 21 million of these Beetle's were made.

 

Herbie (the car) with #53 was seen in the famous movie, The Love Bug. This scale model is a replica of that car seen in the movie.

Details
Period 1947-1970
Year 1963
Model Origin Germany
Scale Size 1:18
Colour White
Make Mattel

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