Though it hardly changed outside, the 1960-1969 Volkswagen Beetle kept getting better under the skin, and became a reassuring presence in the mad, mod world of the 1960s.
Americans took to the Volkswagen Beetle in ever larger numbers, both as practical, no-frills transportation and for a quirky charm that perfectly suited the era's "Up the Establishment" mood -- an unassuming David against Detroit's gas-guzzling Goliaths.
Yet even as "Beetlemania" reigned supreme, the times were changing faster than the car. How much longer could it last?
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