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VW Beetle Cabriolet 1950-80

VW Beetle Cabriolet 1950-80

Buy Volkswagen Beetle Convertible parts here!

We here at Heritage Parts centre are specialists in Volkswagen Karmann Cabriolet parts and accessories – it’s where the whole business started from – and are one of the largest suppliers of genuine VW Beetle Convertible spares in Europe.

If we cannot source genuine VW Karmann Cabriolet parts, we stock the finest reproduction Convertible Beetle parts available, and are constantly sourcing new Beetle soft top products and Cabrio Beetle accessories to add to our range.

We have thousands of Beetle Cabriolet spares in stock, ranging from VW Beetle Cabriolet body panels, engines and replacement soft top Beetle hoods to small service components specifically for VW Beetle convertibles.

Beetle Cabriolet accessories

Our extensive range of Beetle Cabriolet accessories means all the Convertible Beetle parts you require are in one place, with a knowledgeable sales staff on hand ready to help. To find the Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet parts or accessories you are looking for, select the appropriate area of the car from the categories below then follow the links. We have hundreds of exploded diagrams of VW Beetle Convertible parts and photographs to help identify the components you need. So, whether you are doing a small repair on your Beetle soft top, or undertaking a full restoration on a Karmann Cabriolet, you’re in the right place!

1302 / 1303 Karmann Cabriolet specific parts

Certain parts on 1302 Karmann Cabriolet and 1303 Karmann Convertible Beetles are specific to those models, and are listed under separate sub-sections, or with a model-specific note in the description. Where no separate 1302 / 1303 Cabriolet parts are shown, standard Volkswagen Beetle parts and VW Beetle accessories are usually correct.

If you have any questions about which parts fit your Cabrio Beetle, click on the live chat button or call our expert sales team on 01273 444 000 at any time during UK business hours.

History Of The VW Beetle

The export models now featured more chrome/aluminium accents in the form of door trims, side and rear window trims. A new decklid handle had also been fitted. On the inside, there was an all new dashboard, the interior light had moved to the B pillar above the door, from between the rear windows, the export model now had a black horn push with a gold Wolfsburg crest, lights and wipers were now operated by pull switches.

Engine wise; the inlet manifold was now pre-heated, export models featured a syncromesh on 2nd, 3rd & 4th gears. Wheel diameter went from 16” to 15”. Of all the Beetles made in 1952, 41.4 were exported, and by the end of the year, daily production was at 734.


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