Herbie, the sentient 1963 Volkswagen Beetle that starred in several Disney movies, is apparently enjoying a modest retirement near Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Like many gearheads, one of my earliest, formative experiences that established my lifelong fascination with cars involved a sentient 1963 Volkswagen Beetle named Herbie. The original movie, The Love Bug, was a really a big mash note to cars and grassroots racing. Later sequels got worse and worse, and what Disney’s…
For many of us lifelong gearheads, our gateway drug to cars, provided to us as children, was the racing exploits of a sentient 1963 Volkswagen Beetle named Herbie. The music from that first movie, The Love Bug, still plays in my head when I actually manage to pass someone. But what if that famous music was stolen?