Part of the beauty of owning a Volkswagen Beetle is the ability to personalise it by modifying it, upgrading it or adding VW Beetle accessories. We here at VW Heritage know how popular that is so have put together a huge selection of classic Beetle accessories to suit all tastes and all years of Beetle. From VW Beetle roof racks to whitewall tyre trims, mudflaps to gravel guards and Beetle vent trims, we have them all. So, if you are looking to add a bit of practicality and / or visual drama look no further than our huge selection of VW Beetle exterior trims. There are polished aluminium and stainless steel dress-up parts available for everything from wheels to door handles and wings to door hinges. Even the Beetle running boards and jacking point covers haven’t been left out. Fit a selection of these classic Beetle accessories and your car will never be lost in the crowd again.
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As always, if you have queries about interior or exterior accessories, or if you can’t find the parts you require, click on the ‘live chat’ button or call our sales team on 01273 444 000.
If you prefer to concentrate your time and effort on the inside of your VW Beetle instead, we have a huge range of classic Beetle interior accessories such as Volkswagen Beetle steering wheels from industry leaders Flat 4, Momo, Grant and Mountney, Both stock reproduction Beetle steering wheels and all popular VW Beetle horn pushes to a range of custom Beetle steering wheels, including the ever popular Flat 4 GT and Speedwell woodrim wheels, plus Beetle aftermarket steering wheel fitting kits and accessories.
We also have a wide range of VW Beetle performance gear shifters, cruiser pedals, Beetle parcel shelves, interior dress-up trims and the exciting range of Volkswagen Beetle RetroSound audio upgrade equipment. Add to that a range of VW Beetle roof racks and luggage racks, coloured wing beading, Volkswagen Beetle mud flaps, sun visors and blinds, as well as a whole host of practical items such as VW Beetle car covers, tool kits, cigarette lighter sockets and classic VW Beetle tow bars and towing equipment and you’ll see there is nothing we have overlooked in our quest to offer you all something to make your Volkswagen Beetle your own.
Lastly, we even stock the full range of Auto Finesse car detailing products so now there’s no excuse not to keep every area of your Volkswagen looking its best at all times.
Changes on the rest of the range included; new heater controls, axle changes, with torsion leaves being removed from the upper tube and added to the lower tubes, the bonnet was now opened from the inside via a Bowden style lockable cable, the decklid was no longer lockable, export models featured the two spoke “batwing” style steering wheel, and lighter colour interior fittings, the glove compartment materials were changed from metal to plastic, head gaskets were introduced, the clutch lever was reinforced, and a larger accelerator roller was fitted.
The rear decklid no longer featured a separate pressing for the license plate. Alongside the introduction of the export model, VW made a whole range of accessories available from either the factory as part of a new car, or via the dealer as aftermarket fittings. These included; chrome mirrors, handles, trims, bumpers and lamps, bud vases, luggage and cleaning products. The 1950 model Beetle was largely unchanged from the previous year, though Bosch headlamps replaced VW’s own brand versions.