Volkswagen launches final Beetle edition

Last Updated: Jul 11 2019 14:54
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BUSINESS- German auto giant Volkswagen on Wednesday launched the final edition of its iconic car model Beetle.

The first Beetle was manufactured in 1930 and the last Beetle rolled-off the production line in central Mexico on Wednesday.

The last 65 models of the "Beetle Final Edition" include a commemorative plaque on its left side, numbered from 1-65. The cars are of metallic blue, black, white and beige colors.

Beetles have a huge fan following. It first gained popularity with the 1968 Disney movie "The Love Bug,” which featured a racing Volkswagen with a mind of its own.