2014 Volkswagen Beetle , officially called the Volkswagen Type 1 is an economy car produced by the German automaker Volkswagen from 1938 to 2003 . Porsche was contracted in 1934 to design and build their standards. Ferdinand Porsche and his team have until 1938 to finalize the design . This is one of the first rear engine car . With over 21 million manufactured in a back – air-cooled, rear-wheel drive engine configuration , the Beetle is the longest and most manufactured car of a single design platform , worldwide.The model became known in its source country and the Kafer was later marketed as such in Germany and as the Volkswagen Beetle in other countries . From 1933 Ledwinka and Porsche met regularly to discuss their designsThe Tatra T97 of 1936 had a , rear wheel drive, four- engine air-cooled back with a capacity of four passengers cylinders and luggage storage under the bonnet and behind the rear seat .
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Another similarity between the latter and the structural Tatra Beetle central tunnel . The Beetle was designed for sustained high speed on the highway . 2014 Volkswagen Beetle has marked a significant trend led by Volkswagen , Fiat and Renault in which the arrangement of the rear engine, rear wheel drive increased 2.6 percent in automobile production in Western Europe in 1946 Continental 26.6 percent in 1956.The 1948 Citroen 2CV and other European models marked later, a front wheel drive in the European small car market , a trend that would come to dominate this market trend . In 1974, the model itself the FWD Golf Volkswagen Beetle reached. In 1994 , Volkswagen presented a concept , a concept car on the retro theme with a resemblance to the original Beetle, and in 1998 introduced the New Beetle , built on the platform of the Golf with a style reminiscent of the type original one .
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Front and rear suspension featured torsion bar with stabilizer bar front suspension with independent on all four wheels . Some original features have been revised , including mechanical drum brakes , split, indicating mechanical rear windows address window unsynchronized changes box . 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Other features, including its distinctive overall shape, endured. An oil cooler of the engine ensured optimal engine operating temperature and long engine life , optimized by a thermostat that bypasses the oil cooler a cold engine .
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The engine intake air passes through a metal filter , while the heavier particles were captured by an oil bath . After 1960 , management provided a hydraulic damper that absorbed steering irregularities.Indicative utilitarian conception of the car , the interior appeared around painted metal surfaces , a hint of metal instruments consolidation into one compartment, adjustable front seats , folding rear seats , rear windows , tilt windows option before with air vents swivel, heating through the air changes air manifolds operating off the engine heat and a windshield washer system that avoided the complexity and cost of an additional electric pump and instead received its pressure spare tire of the car. 2014 Volkswagen Beetle throughout the production , VW sells the Beetle with a manual four-speed transmission .