VW Beatle California look - Top Gear
Some Britsh guys and girls took a VW Beatle as a souvenir home after the victory on Germany who didn't need any car caused of carpet bombing. They made out sunny cars of them.
Here safe at home they give this severe nasty looking VW a SoCal, a sunny car look. Now they would be able getting started picking up enthusiastic girls around the beach area.
That car became a Beatle it wouldn't hurt the English man any more. It wasn't a battle ship any longer.
History: After rebuilding their Germany it starts producing VW's again including the Kdf car pre-designed by Hitler.
It became a real plague. Millions of them were driving everywhere around the world. No body could stop them.
Even the police. In Nehterlands and Amsterdam the Police drove them. But nowadys again. If you call Dutch of German Police for help soon a VW will appear!
Old Top Gear Soviet Cars
Old Top Gear from 1997
Andy Willman looks at some cars from the soviet era
This clip was extracted from the episode that was first broadcast on the 29th May 1997
Top Gear how to kill a Porsche 911
The Porsche 911 (pronounced as Nine Eleven, German: Neunelfer) is a luxury 2-door sports coupe made by Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany. It has a distinctive design, rear engined and with independent rear suspension, an evolution of the swing axle on the Porsche 356. The engine was also air-cooled until the introduction of the Type 996 in 1998. Since its introduction in autumn 1963, it has undergone continuous development. The basic concept has remained little changed throughout its evolution.
Throughout its lifetime, the 911 has been modified by private teams and by the factory itself for racing, rallying and other forms of automotive competition. It is among the most successful competition cars ever. In the mid 1970s, normally aspirated 911 Carrera RSRs won major world championship sports car races such as Targa Florio, Daytona, Sebring and Nürburgring, even against prototypes. The 911-derived 935 turbo also won the coveted 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1979.
In the 1999 international poll for the award of Car of the Century, the 911 came fifth. It is the one of two in the top five that had remained continuously in production (the original Beetle remained in production until 2003), and was until 1998 the most successful surviving application of the air- (now water-) cooled opposed rear engine layout pioneered by its original ancestor, the Volkswagen Beetle. It is one of the oldest sports coupe nameplates still in production.