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Type 3 Production Figures


Year Production
1959 1
1960 12
1961 10663
1962 127324
1963 181809
1964 262020
1965 261915
1966 311693
1967 201772
1968 244427
1969 267358
1970 272031
1971 234224
1972 157543
1973 55189

Type 3 Ghia Production Figures


Year Production
1961 660
1962 8548
1963 6719
1964 7365
1965 6870
1966 5947
1967 2819
1968 2533
1969 1044

 

Additional Information
Type 3 output continued in Australia until 1974 and in Brazil until 1982 (In addition to the above figures).  Here are the Brazil only Type 3 figures:
1. Variant & Variant II Station Wagon (Brazilian 3-Door Squareback): 297,773
units from 1969-1982.
2. 2 & 4 Door Notchback (1968-1972) & 2-Door Fastback (1973-1977): 133,763
units total.
3. Karmann-Ghia Touring Coupé (1970-1975): 18,119 units based upon the Type 3
Razor-Edge Ghia.
4. SP 1 & 2 Coupé (1972-1975): 10,205 units total.  The SP1 had a 1584ccm
engine and the SP2 had a larger 1679ccm engine. 

The Type 3 SP2 Coupé had a top speed of 100 MPH and the Type 4 412 2-Door
Sedan had a top speed of 96 MPH.  These were the fastest production air-cooled
VWs aside from the Porsche 912E Coupé (111 MPH) and the VW-Porsche 914 2.0
Roadster (115 MPH).
 

Thanks to Marc Nonnenkamp


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