The 1972 Beetle GSR: one of the rarest VW’s cars

Many of you have already known while seeing the 2013 Beetle GSR launched by Volkswagen, that it wasn’t the first of its kind. For the first time GSR was introduced to the world in 1972 on a limited-edition variant of the 1303 S developed at the request of speed aficionados. The GSR acronym stands for gelb schwarzer renner, which means yellow black racer in German. The sporty look was complemented by a set of 15-inch steel wheels that were noticeably wider than stock. It is a simple vehicle with four pistons, eight valves, and a carburetor, but still can capture your eyes for hours.

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Thanks to the curved windshield the car feels more spacious then it actually is, of course the seating position isn’t sporty at all, the GSR-specific sport seats strike and ideal balance between comfort and firmness, while providing the support that’s lacking in a standard Super Beetle

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