by Volkswagenwerk AG, this car is currently on display in the Zeithaus at
the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany.
This 1966 Beetle was used in the climactic Herbie Rides Again Volkswagen
army scene, and was most likely used in the tug of war sequence.
The car may be recognized by its larger-than-usual tires that
remain on it to this day. After
filming, the car was shipped to Germany to be given away as a prize on Dreimal
Neun, a popular European game show.
The vinyl sunroof cover was simply screwed to the roof for
continuity, as this particular car was not equipped with a sunroof.
This Herbie is probably the best preserved, most original example
of a vintage film car in existence. Sadly,
little seems to be known about its history by the museum or anyone else,
including how it ended up there.
as seen in film.
as currently on display.
graphics were added at the time of the game show and remain today.
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