Classic Cars in the Wild – 1960’s Volkswagen Beetle Herbie The Love Bug Replica (Arapongas, Parana, Brazil)

Alex spotted the Herbie replica in Arapongas on his trip to Brazil. The Volkswagen Beetle (officially the Volkswagen Type 1) was an inexpensive economy car manufactured in Germany. The need for a people’s car (Volkswagen in German), its concept and its functional objectives were formulated by the leader of Nazi GermanyAdolf Hitler, who wanted a cheap, simple car to be mass-produced for his country’s new road network.