From the Archive: 1965 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’65 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Karmann Ghia is a compact car that was made by German coach builder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. It was made between 1955 and 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Volkswagen was originally going to make 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph.

2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Spotted In Town (July 2021)

This is a 2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. The Volkswagen Jetta is a compact car that’s been in production since 1979. This is from the seventh generation (A7), which has been in production since 2018 (the first model year was 2019). The engine is a 2 liter turbocharged straight-4 that produces 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 5.6 seconds and has a top speed of 126 mph.

2017 Volkswagen Beetle | Integrity Tire Center Car Show (July 2021)

That’s a 2017 Volkswagen Beetle that was at the Integrity Tire Center Car Show in July of 2021. The Volkswagen Beetle A5 is a subcompact that was made between July of 2011 and July of 2019 (model years between 2012 and 2019). The engine of this one is a 1.8 liter turbocharged straight-4 that produces 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed automatic.

From the Archive: 1963 Volkswagen Micro Bus | 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’63 Volkswagen Micro Bus that was at the 2013 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Volkswagen Type 2 is a utility vehicle that has been in production since November of 1949 (the first model year was 1950). This is from the first generation, which was made between 1950 and 1967. This one was modified to have a 2 liter flat-4 that produces 140 horsepower. The transmission is a 4-speed manual.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan SE | Shops at Wiregrass (October 2020)

Here’s a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan SE that was at Shops at Wiregrass in October of 2020. The Volkswagen Tiguan is an SUV that’s been in production since 2007. This is from the second generation, which has been in production since 2016. The engine of this one is a 2 liter TSI straight-4 that produces 184 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is an 8-speed automatic.