VW Beetle Antarctica 1

Considering that winter has started not so white and not so cold, here is a documentary from 1963 when Australia sent the first production saloon car to the continent of Antarctica. The red beetle was picked up from the Australian VW factory in Clayton, Victoria. The only preparation works performed on it were some extra gauges, a cold-weather engine package and a special flap on the air intake to prevent snow from entering the engine compertment.

 

 

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