Vintage Volkswagen Squareback Wagons

Volkswagen's planned successor to the bug was the Notchback Sedan, and these new boxy 2 door sedans started rolling down the factory's assembly line in September of 1961. To further capitalize on this new "modern" platform, VW then launched the station wagon version of the sedan in 1962. Calling this practical 2 door wagon a "station wagon" would confuse it with Volkswagen's existing line-up of Type-II Buses, so VW named this new wagon; the "Squareback". The new Notchback Sedan and Squareback Wagon shared the same pan, suspension and 1500cc "pancake" engine and this new model line was designated; the "Type-III". Smaller than the full-size Type-II VW bus, but more agile and conventional to drive, the new Squareback Wagon could easily carry 4 adults in comfort. With its wide rear-hatch and a back seat that folded down, the Squareback could quickly be converted into an effecient luggage and light cargo hauler. As a much welcomed Type-III upgrade, in August of 1963 VW introduced the 1500S motor which used twin Solex carbs and the compression ratio increased to 8.5:1, to bump the basic 1500cc engine's horsepower from 54hp to 66hp, an increase of more than 22%!

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Restored Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
With Roof Rack
Restored Volkswagen Type-III Variant Wagon
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
Spotless Restoration!
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Beige
Very stock Volkswagen Squareback 2 Door Wagon painted stock maroon
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
Original Red Beauty
Original VW Type-III Squareback Station Wagon
VW Squareback Wagon
In White
Beautiful 1969 VW Squareback Wagon
VW Squareback Wagon
1969 Wagon In Red
Restored VW Squareback Wagon with beautiful black paint job
VW Squareback Wagon
Black, Lowered Beauty
Stunning VW Type-III Squareback Wagon lowered and painted black
VW Squareback Wagon
Black, Lowered Beauty
Original Volkswagen Type-III Squareback Wagon
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Blue
Euro-style Volkswagen Type-III Squareback Wagon
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Dark Gray
Volkswagen Type-III Squareback Wagon with roof rack and coke cooler
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
With Roof Rack
Volkswagen Type-III Squareback Wagon painted red with a black top
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Red
Beautifull restored Volkswagen Squareback Wagon, painted gray
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Dark Gray, Very Stock!
Original Volkswagen Square Back Wagon, with original yellow paint
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Cream Yellow
Volkswagen Square Back Station Wagon in original condition
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
In Cream Yellow
Beautifully restored Volkswagen Squareback Wagon earned lots of awards!
Volkswagen Squareback Wagon
With Roof Rack
Very clean VW Squareback Station Wagon - Type-III
VW Squareback Wagon
In Dark Gray
Customized VW Squareback Wagon Panel, slammed and primered
VW Squareback Panel
Lowered & Chopped Top
Collection of VW Squareback Wagons at Big Wednesday, Doheny Beach
VW Variant Wagons
At Big Wednesday in CA

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