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Up for bidding is this remote control RC electric ready to run classic collectible vehicle R/C model toy - R/C 1959 Volkswagen Beetle "DUB City" Full Function RTR by Jada Toys ! This is a BRAND NEW, fully assembled, ready to go RC in original display retail box! Sealing tapes still intact!
Requires 6 AAs and 1 9v battery to run and is NOT INCLUDED!
NOTE: Box shows MINOR shelf wear but the BUG is BRAND NEW in BOX, NEVER TAKEN OUT!
Adolf Hitler was searching for a people's car that was capable of transporting three children and two adults at speeds of sixty miles-per-hour. The car was to be inexpensive, costing the same as a motorcycle. Ferdinand Porsche was commissioned to produce such a vehicle.
There are many theories as to where the designs originated from. Some believe Hitler designed the vehicle. Some theorize that it was Joseph Ganz's 1920 design that was the true inspiration for the Beetle design. Porsche had created designs for the Mercedes-Benz 170H, which played into the design of the Beetle.
Inspiration for the Beetle had been drawn from the Tatra vehicles, mainly the T97, that had been designed by Hans Ledwinka. Due to the similarities, Tatra launched a lawsuit which never really materialized due to Germany invading Czechoslovakia. The lawsuit ... read more