12731_vw_land_speed.mp4

12731_vw_land_speed

Commercial for Volkswagen Bug (Beetle). Footage of Gary Gabelich breaking the land speed record with his rocket powered vehicle “Blue Flame” on October 23, 1970, going 622 miles per hour. Volkswagen Bug driving, comparing the dependability of the Volkswagen to that of Gabelich’s rocket car.

1970s
Subjects: 
B&W
Not Explicit