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

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1984 Rabbit
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1987 GTI
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2005 Caddy
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Beetle
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1984 GTI
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1998 Transporter Syncro
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1984 Vanagon
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1979 Scirocco
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1968 Beetle
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1979 Rabbit
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1972 Beetle
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1981 Vanagon
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1970 Karmann Ghia
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1958 Beetle
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1976 Transporter
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1958 Transporter
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1955 Beetle
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1971 Karmann Ghia
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1983 Beetle
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1966 Fastback