2015 Volkswagen Beetle with water-cooled front mounted engine and front wheel drive. 1975 Volkswagen Beetle with air-cooled rear mounted engine and rear wheel drive.
1951 Volkswagen sales brochure.
Volkswagen headquarters, Wolfsburg, Germany circa 2015.
Volkswagen established its headquarters in 1938 at Wolfsburg, Germany. During World War II the automobile factory was nearly destroyed by Allied forces. This photo shows Volkswagen headquarters rebuilt and expanded as presented in the 1951 model year sales literature.
Volkswagen headquarters, Wolfsburg, Germany. This factory photo, circa 2015, shows structural additions made since the 1950’s.
Volkswagen has developed and refined its factory and motor vehicle products incrementally since its founding in 1938.