1969 VW Type 3 SquarebackHere we found a 1969 VW Type 3 Squareback being offered for sale on craigslist, located in West Bend, Wisconsin. It's the third car model made by German automaker Volkswagen after Type 1, Type 2 well known as Type 3. All three are based on the same layout while retaining their engineering principles, namely rear-mounted, air-cooled, rear-wheel drive engines.
Following the success of Type 1 and Type 2, Type 3 was designed as an economical family compact car offered in the US market in the 60s with the monocoque body construction, automatic transmission or manual as the option, electronic fuel injection, and greater propulsion. As shown here is a 2-door station wagon known as the Squareback, released in 1969 and comes with standard specs powered by a fuel-injected and air-cooled 1.6L flat-four paired with a four-speed manual transaxle.