Why do people nowadays think an original Beetle is so slow?
I have a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle, 100% stock and original. When I’m driving down the road, people are always on my tail and many illegally floor it by me. Here’s the thing, most of the time I am speeding by a few mph. No, it doesn’t go fast, but it’s not like it only goes 20mph. I go 70 on the highway all the time. People at school laugh, saying it’s so slow and underpowered it couldn’t even go down a hill. Most call it a Rolls Canardly (rolls down one side of the hill, canardly go up the other). It is not powerful, but it goes. I’m able to burn rubber with it very easily. These people never even stepped foot in a Beetle. What’s the deal?