1976 (South Africa)
The South-African Jeans beetle is the third special edition produced by Volkswagen Of South Africa. This Jeans beetle appeared on the market at the end of the year 1975 and is based on the model 1976. It was available in 4 colors with the logo Jeans affixed on the flanks and on the engine cover. Chrome elements are replaced by elements painted in black. Rear lights are "elephants feet" with a supports that adapt to the flat fenders. Other particularity of South-African Jeans beetle: it is a right-hand driving !
colors are available for the South-African Jeans.
I look for photos to complete the bodywork chapter
South African's Jeans beetles are equipped
of: a sport steering wheel, a cigar lighters, a central tunnel
tray. the padded dashboard receives a tachometer, a voltmeter and
a oil pressure gauge.
equipped with Lemmertz Rostyle wheels with trim. Tires are 155 SR
is in jeans cloth and the floor is covered of carpet. The
headliner is a white long model
axle with torsion bars.
Dual-circuit brake, 4 drums.
capacity (cm3): 1584
power: 44 hp
torque: 106 Nm at 2800 rpm
Solex 34 PICT
don't have any information about chassis and engine
numbers for the South-African production.