1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle is tougher, lusher, fancier and slower

It might not have been the panacea that VW needed to hypo it's sales charts, but the 1974 Super Beetle featured in this vintage Car and Track road test was undoubtedly an air-cooled Volkswagen. Even with a new suspension system and slight cosmetic changes, the 48 horsepower was, in the words of host Bud Lindemann,… » 8/28/11 2:00pm 8/28/11 2:00pm