VW Beetle: German High Culture?


It’s nice to see a great British institution giving a great German institution the credit it deserves.

It may not be the most spectacular, efficient, cool, sexy or beautiful car that German industry has produced – but it’s certainly the most influential. And that’s why the BBC recently focused on the VW Beetle in its fascinating series on a nation through 100 objects.

Well worth a watch and a listen, The Story of the Beetle.