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1957 VW Beetle Oval Window vehicle description
The 1957 VW Bug or VW Beetle Oval window has an unique design. The Oval window in the back is timeless and it provides the car with a very high value.
Main changes in 1957
- Optional sunroof gets smaller again.
- Oil galleries in engine are bigger.
- Ring and Pinion ratio changed.
- Brake pedal redesigned for more leverage.
- Adjustable striker plates in door frames.
- Tubeless tyres replace tubed tyres
- Front heater outlets moved back to within 5 inches of door for better heat circulation
VW Beetle 1957 chassis numbers: 1 394 120 – 1 774 680
The chassis numbers for the 1957 VW Beetle are between 1 394 120 – 1 774 680.
Engine 1957 VW Bug
4-cyl. 1192cc/36hp 1bbl with manual transmission.
Read our air-cooled VW Beetle engine guide for additional information.
1957 VW Beetle parts
Are you looking for parts for your 1957 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).
1957 VW Beetle for sale
Interested in a 1957 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 1957 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 1957 VW Bug? Here you can find some useful documents that might help you.