" There's a lot of hearsay about the birth of the VW Beetle and the prewar years in Germany. Paranoia. Prejudice. Misinformation is at work here, obviously. The nonsense is cut through brilliantly by this fascinating documentary that looks in depth "
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.
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