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RealRides of WNY - 1979 VW

This 1979 VW Beetle is notable for two reasons: it marked the final year of the old-style Beetle’s sales in North America, and it was the final production year world-wide for the convertible model. VW sedan sales ended in America with the 1976 models (although they would still carry on in some other countries until 2003). The new front-drive, water-cooled Rabbit/Golf pretty much put the fina

RealRides of WNY - 1978 Volkswagen Beetle

I managed to come along just as North Tonawanda’s Bill Winch was about to pull out of this driveway in my Tonawanda neighborhood, and convinced him to pose his 1978 Volkswagen for a quick couple of photos. As you can see, this one’s wearing a pair of fender skirts, rarely seen (at least by me) on old VWs. Asked where he happened to find them, he answered — and I should have guess