The 1969 fully air-conditioned wrought iron Beach Bug.

Original caption: “Los Angeles, California:
The kids test-driving this naturally air-conditioned Volkswagen say it runs fine on the beach, but miniskirts may pose a problem in traffic.
Its entire body is constructed out of white wrought-iron.
The car, built as part of Volkswagen’s exhibit at the international auto show here, is complete with black vinyl upholstery and all running gear.”
Image Credit: Photograph by Bettmann / Getty
Source: 1969 in Photos: Looking Back 50 Years – The Atlantic

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My name is Rod Parham, Hot Metal Compositor. I was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1947. Single with two children and a grandson. I Love History, Movies and Words.

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