Saturday, December 12, 2009

VW+VW1500 gift guide

The Petri/VDM model 355 steering wheel, aka the "coach" or "carriage" wheel, was available for the VW 1500 beginning in 1965 and was a popular upgrade. Here's an early ad:

This ad from 1969 lists a different version for Karmann-Ghias after 1967:


Andy H said...

This is cool info - I didn't know these were available so early - I have one hanging in my garage and ws thinking it was even too lateto fit to my 65.

Scott said...

My mistake -- the earlier ad is from 1965. It's still appropriate for your '65, but not as early as I thought.