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See A Brief Cultural History Of An Auto Giant: The Volkswagen Beetle

It’s hard to think of any small car—or, indeed, any car—that’s had such an outsize cultural presence. From the ugly associations of its past to its role in advertising history and its multiple rebirths, the Beetle transcended its role as conveyance, or even brand, and became a cultural icon.

Here’s the story and the full slideshow.

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