Designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the 1930s at the behest of German fascist dictator Adolf Hitler, it was intended to be an affordable, reliable means to put the nation’s volk (people) on wheels—hence the name VolksWagen—and to take advantage of the new road system that the Nazi government was constructing.Jun 11, 2019
|Volkswagen Beetle Type 1|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Compact car, economy car|
|Body style||2-door saloon 2-door convertible|
|Mercedes-Benz Type 770|
|Also called||Mercedes-Benz W07/W150 Großer|
|Production||1930–1943 205 vehicles|
|Assembly||Stuttgart, Nazi Germany|
Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was a French car manufacturer of high-performance automobiles, founded in 1909 in the then German city of Molsheim, Alsace by Italian-born Ettore Bugatti. … Today, the name is owned by German automobile manufacturing group Volkswagen.
Ferdinand Porsche founded the Porsche car company in 1931. In the early 1920s, he oversaw the development of the Mercedes compressor car and later developed the first designs of the Volkswagen car with his son.
Bentley Motors Limited/Parent organizations
Located in Crewe, England and owned by Volkswagen AG since 1998, Bentley Motors remains the definitive British luxury car company, crafting the world’s most desirable high performance grand tourers.
On April 28, 1916, Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the company that bears his name and is known for stylish, high-performance cars, is born in Italy. After World War II, Lamborghini founded a business making tractors from reconfigured surplus military machines, near Bologna, Italy.
To separate it out, it would be “volks’ wagen”. “Volks”, like our “folks” just means “people”. … So “Volkswagen” literally means “people’s car”. Volkswagen, then, is the car for the people. In the 1930s, when Volkswagen started, most German cars were luxury models – think Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
Volkswagen Beetle 2020 is a 4 Seater Coupe available between a price range of $20,895 – $25,995 in the United States. It is available in 4 variants, 1 engine, and 1 transmissions option: Automatic in the United States.
Volkswagen is Discontinuing the Iconic Beetle
After three generations spanning a total of seven decades, it’s certainly sad news to announce that the 2019 model year will be the last for the iconic Volkswagen Beetle.
The Beetle then became widespread
But in the 1970s, interest in the Beetle started to decline, as did sales, and the Beetle ended up being phased out in favor of other Volkswagen products at the time.
Of the 100 discs, some are scratched, others are warped or broken, but many remain in relatively good condition. The records include Beethoven’s piano sonatas and Wagner’s famous opera “The Flying Dutchman.” Hitler loved music, attending the opera almost daily during the time he lived in Vienna.
Enzo Ferrari, (born February 18, 1898, Modena, Italy—died August 14, 1988, Modena), Italian automobile manufacturer, designer, and racing-car driver whose Ferrari cars often dominated world racing competition in the second half of the 20th century.
|Founded||2 December 1985 (as McLaren Cars) 2010 (as McLaren Automotive)|
1899: August Horch wrote the first chapter of Audi history when he founded the motor vehicle company known as Horch & Cie. Motorwgenwerke. After ten years, he founded in Zwickau its second company dedicated to car manufacturing: Audi Automobilwerke.
A few countries with Audi manufacturing plants include: Germany, Hungary, Belgium, Mexico, Slovakia, Spain, Russia, Brazil, India, and China. While Audi has plants all over the world, its headquarters remains in Ingolstadt, Germany, and it’s culturally significant as a specifically German manufacturer.
Each Rolls-Royce motor car is built by hand at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and headquarters in Goodwood, England. Designed by architect Sir Nicholas Grimshaw and merging effortlessly into the beautiful West Sussex countryside, the award-winning building was created to lower our environmental footprint.
Enzo Ferrari/Age at death
Enzo Ferrari, whose blood-red autos raced at the front of the pack for decades, was buried yesterday near his hometown of Modena, Italy. He died Sunday at the age of 90.Aug 16, 1988
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