The Truth About Cars » Typ 34 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Typ 34 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 50 Years Typ 34: A Short History Of The Large Karmann http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/50-years-typ-34-a-short-history-of-the-large-karmann/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/50-years-typ-34-a-short-history-of-the-large-karmann/#comments Fri, 25 Feb 2011 13:54:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=385238 Back in the late 50s, Wilhelm Karmann had the inside track in Wolfsburg. His Osnabrück company built the Beetle convertible and the Karmann Ghia (a.k.a. “Typ 14”) for Volkswagen. Rubbing shoulders with Volkswagen engineers and designers, Karmann knew early what others didn’t know: He knew the plans for the notchback VW 1500 “Typ 3”. Karmann […]

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Back in the late 50s, Wilhelm Karmann had the inside track in Wolfsburg. His Osnabrück company built the Beetle convertible and the Karmann Ghia (a.k.a. “Typ 14”) for Volkswagen. Rubbing shoulders with Volkswagen engineers and designers, Karmann knew early what others didn’t know: He knew the plans for the notchback VW 1500 “Typ 3”. Karmann […]

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50 Years Of Typ 3. And The Ragtop That Never Was http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/50-years-of-typ-3-and-the-ragtop-that-never-was/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/02/50-years-of-typ-3-and-the-ragtop-that-never-was/#comments Wed, 23 Feb 2011 18:05:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=384925 The launch of the new Golf Cabriolet reminded me of a piece of Volkswagen lore: The convertible that never was. A few calls to the Volkswagen History Department (now called “Volkswagen Classic”) later, here is the story: It was the height of the German Wirtschaftswunder, the economic miracle. End of the 50s. People had money. […]

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The launch of the new Golf Cabriolet reminded me of a piece of Volkswagen lore: The convertible that never was. A few calls to the Volkswagen History Department (now called “Volkswagen Classic”) later, here is the story: It was the height of the German Wirtschaftswunder, the economic miracle. End of the 50s. People had money. […]

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