Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen CommercialsS

The Datsun ads were fun, as were the Toyota ads, but it was Volkswagen that first made an art form out of the automotive television advertisement.

We've picked out 20 of our favorite VW ads from the Classic Ad Watch series for your enjoyment. From the 1950s through the current decade, from the USA, Germany, South Africa, China, Mexico, and Brazil, these ads cover the highlights of the Volkswagen product line in entertaining fashion

Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1984 Rabbit
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1987 GTI
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
2005 Caddy
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
Beetle
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1984 GTI
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1998 Transporter Syncro
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1984 Vanagon
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1979 Scirocco
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1968 Beetle
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1979 Rabbit
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1972 Beetle
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1981 Vanagon
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1970 Karmann Ghia
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1958 Beetle
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1976 Transporter
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1958 Transporter
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1955 Beetle
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1971 Karmann Ghia
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1983 Beetle
Jalopnik's 20 Favorite Classic Volkswagen Commercials
1966 Fastback