Volkswagen Beetle’s popularity continues, in die-cast now
That makes Volkswagen’s Beetle the most produced car ever, at least using one basic design.
So it’s no surprise that a diecast car maker, Autoart, has taken up the Beetle’s cause for 1:18 scale collectors.
Autoart nailed it.
Most folks, especially us Boomers, know the story of Hitler demanding a “people’s car” (Volkswagen) for Germany in the 1930s and car maker/designer Ferdinand Porsche coming up with the bug-like design. Only a few were made before WWII, but vehicles based off the design, known as Type 82 Kubelwagens, were built for the German war effort. Continue reading Die-cast: Autoart VW Beetle impressive