VW Beetle 1967 | 42056 B-model




This model of a VW Beetle 1967 is published in cooperation with James Tillson who has designed the MOC and I have created the 3D-model, the step by step instructions and the digital renders.

In the 1930’s the Beetle was commissioned as the "people's car" (Volks Wagen in German) and was originally called VW Type 1. Designed by Ferdinand Porsche, the Beetle was practical, affordable and reliable. The Beetle was produced between 1938 - 2003. With 21,529,464 produced, the Beetle is the longest-running and most-manufactured car of a single platform ever made. 


  • 4-speed gearbox with H-shape stick shift and remote linkage
  • Steering with working steering wheel
  • 4 wheel independent suspension
  • Openable bonnet
  • Openable engine cover
  • Openable doors
  • Tiltable front seats
  • Working flat 4 cylinder engine with fan

  • Length 51.1 cm (20.1 inches)
  • Width 20 cm (7.9 inches)
  • Height 19.2 cm (7.6 inches)
  • Weight about 1.53 kg (3.37 lb)

The professional building instructions consisting of 545 steps in 295 pages are created with Bricklink Stud.io 2.0, here is an example of how the instructions look like:

James and I have spent lots of time on the design of the model and creation of the instructions. Hence, if you purchase the instructions I kindly request you not to share them. The set price is low so anybody that would like to build this model can afford to buy the instructions. Thank you.

Change log
- 02.02.2020: Improved the head light fitting and updated steps 330 and 340 (332 and 342 in the latest version).
- 02.17.2020: Exchanged an 11L to a 9L liftarm in step 92 to fix an issue reported by nobsta where a liftarm interfered with the right tire when reversing the car in gear one.
- 02.19.2020:
  1. Exchanged 2 x 3L pins with bush to a 8L axle + 2 x ½ bushes in step 46 to fix an issue reported by rener where the bush pins interfered with the front tires on full turn.
  2. Re-shuffled previous steps 319-323 and added a chassis reinforcement of the front fenders fitting in steps 319-321.
- 03.04.2020: Fixed typo in the instructions document caption

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Name VW Beetle 1967 | 42056 B-model
Designer GeyserBricks
Designed 2020
Inventory 1568 parts
Theme Technic > Model
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