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Overview

Produced: 1961-1965, 738010 produced.
Types: Saloon,2 doors,4 seats
Volkswagen Type3 Fastback Yellow SVr   (1971)

A larger engine version of the Beetle was the VW 1500.  It had a rear mounted air-cooled engine of 1,493 cc that produced 45 bhp.   The boxer engines in these cars were so flat it could be fitted under the boot space.   The VW 1500 were available as saloon, coupe, and estate car. 

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1493ccH4 OHVVW Flat 4 (Type I)83mm x 69mm

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
R/RWormIndependent/Torsion barIndependent/Torsion bar

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
87 mph20.8 s0 s0 mpg45 bhp 0

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