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1964 Volkswagen Beetle 1200

For 1964, the Volkswagen 1200 Deluxe Beetle ranged from $1,600 - $2,100. Power was from a horizontally opposed overhead valve four-cylinder engine offering 40 HP. They had a four-speed manual transmission and hydraulic drum brakes. The Nonporous leatherette material was replaced with perforated vinyl upholstery, and the fold-back fabric unit was replaced with a sliding steel sunroof with a crank. Colors for 1964 included Ruby Red, Pearl White, Java Green, Black, Sea Blue, Bahama Blue, and Panama Beige. In the back, the license-plate light became larger.


by Daniel Vaughan | Jan 2013

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1964 Vehicle Profiles

1964 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 vehicle information

Convertible Sedan

Chassis Num: 5718523

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1964 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 vehicle information

Sunroof Sedan

Chassis Num: 6297002
Engine Num: 8596656

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Convertible Sedan
Chassis #: 5718523 
Sunroof Sedan
Chassis #: 6297002 


Concepts by Volkswagen

Volkswagen Monthly Sales Volume

December 2019
27,877
November 2019
29,218
October 2019
28,072
September 2019
26,947
August 2019
35,412
July 2019
31,188
June 2019
31,725
May 2019
35,702
April 2019
31,309
March 2019
37,092
February 2019
25,706
January 2019
23,074
Additional Sales Volume Data


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Performance and Specification Comparison

Price Comparison

1964 Beetle 1200
$2,095-$17,800
1964 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Price Range: $1,600 - $2,095

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Volkswagen
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)1,241,580
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)1,191,854
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)921,013
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)1,168,146
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)1,174,687
1964Chevrolet (2,318,619)Ford (1,594,053)Toyota (1,068,321)1,034,797
1963Chevrolet (2,237,201)Ford (1,525,404)Fiat (957,941)891,521
1962Chevrolet (2,061,677)Ford (1,476,031)Fiat (957,941)925,747
1961Ford (1,338,790)Chevrolet (1,318,014)Volkswagen (807,488)807,488
1960Chevrolet (1,653,168)Ford (1,439,370)Toyota (1,068,321)725,939
1959Chevrolet (1,462,140)Ford (1,450,953)Volkswagen (575,407)575,407

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