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1955 VW Beetle Oval Window vehicle description
The 1955 VW Bug or VW Beetle Oval window has an unique design. The Oval window in the back is timeless and it provides the 1955 Beetle with a very high value.
Main changes in 1955
- Flashing blinkers replace semaphores (US models – Europe/Australia/Canada kept semaphores up to 1960).
- Top window in tail light housing dropped.
- Gear lever moved forward.
- Dished steering wheel.
VW Beetle 1955 chassis numbers: 781 885 – 1 060 929
The chassis numbers for the 1955 VW Beetle are between 781 885 – 1 060 929.
Engine 1955 VW Bug
4-cyl. 1192cc/30hp 1bbl with manual transmission.
Read our air-cooled VW Beetle engine guide for additional information.
1955 VW Beetle parts
Are you looking for parts for your 1955 VW Beetle? On this page you can submit a parts request that is send to multiple VW Beetle parts sellers (Paruzzi & VW Heritage). They will provide you with their price (without obligation to buy the parts AND there are no hidden charges).
1955 VW Beetle for sale
Interested in a 1955 VW Beetle for sale? Visit our forum thread VW Beetle for sale and have a look at all the ads submitted by other members of the Aircooled Community. If you are interested in a 1955 VW Beetle for sale, you can always contact the owner by sending him / her a private message or by reacting on the ad itself.
How to restore a VW Beetle
Are you looking to restore a 1955 VW Bug? Here you can find some useful documents that might help you.