It was hard to let her go, but the time had come. That ’69 VW Bug served us well for a few years, but we are not mechanics, so we reluctantly passed her along to a more qualified caretaker. When we bought her from a neighbor she was already decades old, but with VW Beetles, older has always been cooler.
How did such a funny looking little car become such a durable icon for the baby boomer generation? It started in the early ’60s with the now legendary “Think Small” campaign that turned automotive advertising on its head and unleashed a flood of Bugs on the American landscape.Read More