Volkswagen Beetle Model Car

Build the 1:8 scale authentic replica of the long-lived Volkswagen Beetle

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Build your own VW Beetle 1303 Cabriolet


  • Length....20.15 inches
  • Width......9.65 inches
  • Height.....8.5 inches

About the Scale Model

As a 1:8 scale replica, the VW Beetle Cabriolet model car aims to faithfully include as many aspects of the original car as possible in its design. Careful attention to detail has been used in its creation in order to put forward a genuine and accurate replica which is fully licensed by Volkswagen.

The VW Beetle Cabriolet model car in 1:8 scale is a highly-detailed replica of the much-loved 1303 ‘Super’ Cabriolet version. Just like the original car, it features a real fabric drop-top hood, wraparound windscreen, fully independent suspension and front disc brakes – plus VW's iconic rear-mounted, air-cooled flat-four engine.

Experience the satisfaction of completing this model piece by piece, month by month, with a full subscription from ModelSpace. From the iconic curve of the car’s metal body to the rich padded interior of the seats and dashboard, you will soon understand why the Beetle is still a timeless classic for so many.

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For each pack, you will need to download detailed step-by-step assembly guides showing you how to build your model directly from the build section.

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The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the world’s all-time favourite cars The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the world’s all-time favourite cars

The long-lived Volkswagen Beetle is one of the world’s all-time favourite cars, and the open-top Cabriolet is perhaps the most popular of all.

The 1303 ‘Super’ version was the last of the line - and in many ways it was the best. It was powered, as always, by the latest incarnation of VW’s rear-mounted, air-cooled flat-four engine. But under the classic Beetle exterior, the chassis benefited from the most radical re-engineering the design enjoyed throughout its long life.

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Manufactured under license from Volkswagen Limited. © Volkswagen 2019 Trademarks, design patents and copyrights are used with the permission of the owner Volkswagen AG.

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