Volkswagen is to stop making the Beetle next year. Here is a look at the history of the car, the first of which was built in 1938...
1998 Twenty years after German production of the original model ended, Volkswagen unveiled the “New Beetle”.
1968 The Beetle boomed in popularity after Herbie first featured in the Disney film The Love Bug.
1951Original VW Beetles lined up at Volkswagen’s main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
2012 A redesign, including a flatter roof, attempted to attract male buyers.