In Pictures: The VW Beetle
Bye-bye Beetle

By 2002, the VW Golf had stolen the Beetle’s crown as most popular car ever as its production run exceeded 21,517,415.

Though in that year, 7,535 Mexican Beetles were still built, this was nothing compared to the 1.2 million churned out at the car’s peak in 1969. On 30 July 2003, the final Beetle was finished for shipping to the VW museum.

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