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The book of the Volkswagen Type 3

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The book of the Volkswagen Type 3

By Simon Glen
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• 25x20.7cm • 1114 pictures

ISBN: 978-1-845849-52-8


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Features

• 3,000,000 + Type 3s built around the world
• Type 3s and models based upon them were built in Germany, South Africa, Australia and Brazil
• 20 year production span internationally
• Includes the Karmann Ghia TC & SP models
• Covers concept and prototypes
• Covers international production and model developments
• Includes the Type 3 in motorsport
• The definitive work

Description

This book tells the definitive international story of the Volkswagen Type 3. Simon Glen writes from first-hand experience, having owned seven Type 3s – five Variants, a 1500 Notchback and a 1500S Karmann·Ghia – which have been driven through Africa, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Synopsis

This book tells the definitive international story of the Volkswagen Type 3. Simon Glen writes from first-hand experience, having owned seven Type 3s – five Variants, a 1500 Notchback and a 1500S Karmann·Ghia – which have been driven through Africa, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Covering the Type 3’s 20 year production span, and detailing Type 3 Notchbacks, Fastbacks, Variants and the Karmann Ghia, this book provides a fascinating insight into the history and production of these classic cars.

Additional Information

Period covered: 1961-1981

Models covered: German-made Volkswagen Type 3 notchbacks, Fastbacks and Variants (1961·1973) VW Type 3 Karmann·Gia ( 1961 • 1969)
South African·made VW Type 3s (1963· 1969)
Australian-made VW Type 3s (1963-1973)
Brazilian VW versions similar to the VW Type 3s (1968-1981)
Brazilian VW Karmann Ghia C
the VWType 3s (1968-1981)
Brazilian VW Karmann Ghia C and S models (1970·1976)
Prototypes of these vehicles

Models not covered: VW ‘T3’ (T25) Transporter

   

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