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These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

1970 Volkswagen Beetle Specifications

Engine LocationRear
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Production Years for Series1938 - 1980
Price$1,840-$2,250
Weight1800 lbs | 816.466 kg

Performance
Top Speed82 mph | 131.938 km/h

light alloy finned cylinders; cast iron cylinder liners
Engine Type : O4 1585 cc | 96.7 cu in. | 1.6 L.
57 BHP (41.952 KW) @ 4400 RPM
82 Ft-Lbs (111 NM) @ 3000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Stroke : 2.7 in | 69 mm.

Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures
Total Volkswagen Production for 19701,193,853


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Image Left 1969 Beetle 15001971 Beetle Image Right
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