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70s Spots: ’79 & ’80 Volkswagen Rabbit (1979)

“Volkswagen does it again!” Visiting the last year of the decade today with a pair of 1979 Volkswagen spots. First, a commercial for the Rabbit Diesel from January ’79 featuring everyone’s favorite – a Washington politician. After that, a Parisian-flavored … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #488, 489: Volkswagen Scirocco & Rabbit (1975)

“The hot one.” Two spots in the showroom now for Volkswagen. Firstly, we find the Scirocco speeding across the desert (in its second year of production). Second, one for the Rabbit featuring Road & Track magazine accolades. Both commercials aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Porsche & Rabbit Sales (1978)

“From a Porsche to a Rabbit Cotton Goff & Park will have it.” That is one, funky Porsche. Daily 70s Ad #250: Porsche & Rabbit Sales originally appeared in the January, 1978 issue of Orange Coast magazine. (Source: Orange Coast) … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Three-Wheeled VW Trike (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Wil-Mac VW Trikes are fun and economical to build and ride.” Badass! Daily 70s Ad #222: Three-Wheeled VW Trike originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Daily 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Volkswagen Bus (1971)

(Click to enlarge) “…The Volkswagen is short and high and really quite ugly.” A bit of rare, self-depreciating advertising. Daily 70s Ad #121: Volkswagen Bus originally appeared in the May 07, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on … Continue reading

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