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.
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
21 x 26 x 1,5 cm
Book type or Series
History - Descriptive