VW Beetle Production Numbers 1954 to 1955 Info
1954 Sedan: 8,086, 1955 Sedan: 32,662, Convertible: N/A
Original Price: Sedan: $1,495, Convertible: $1,995
Chassis Numbers:1575415 to 1781884 (1954), 1781885 to 1929745 (1/55 to 8/55, 1955 model)
* Starter switch now incorporated with ignition switch; formerly separate button on dashboard.* Horsepower increased from 30 to 36, and displacement increased from 1131cc to 1192cc.* Oil bath air cleaner replaced felt element filter.* Break in driving requirement for engine. * Automatic three way interior courtesy light added.*Top
window in tail light housings dropped. * (mid 1955) Flashing directional indicators, mounted low on outside front
fenders, replaced the semaphore turn indicators.