The 1966 Volkswagen (VW) was known for its popular Beetle model, which was first introduced in 1938. The Beetle continued to be produced in large numbers during the 1960s, and it became an iconic symbol of the counterculture movement in the United States. The 1966 Beetle had a 1.3-liter, four-cylinder engine with 40 horsepower. It also had a four-speed manual transmission and could reach a top speed of around 70 mph. The interior of the Beetle was minimalistic, with simple seats and a basic dashboard. Despite its lack of luxury features, the Beetle was reliable, affordable, and easy to maintain. It remains a beloved car to this day, and many vintage Beetles are still on the road.