Many people have a passion for cars, which is clear, but not everyone has a dedication like that of Kathleen Brooks, owner of Volkswagen Beetle in 1967. At age 73 many things change in the life of this American, but not her beetle , called "Annie," who has been accompanying her since he bought it in December 1966 in Riverside, California. The woman used it every day, resulting in more than 536,000 kilometers per kilometer. Volkswagen learned about this story and decided to reward the woman with a very important gesture for her.
As a way of appreciation, Volkswagen from North America decided to give Ani a full recovery. The 60-year-old beetle was brought to Puebla, Mexico, home of the beetle in this region of the continent where the last units of the Beetle Final Edition were produced before the iconic model lowers the curtain,
– I said it many times, she and I are the same because it's old, discolored, it's a bit wasteful, rusted, but you know what? She continues to walk, "the woman said. – Because I cared for her as much as possible, she will keep walking.
VW wants to make sure that the refund had a result according to what its owner wanted, so the 60-man team after the project took 11 months to leave Annie. According to the German mark, more than 350 pieces were recovered and about 40% of the car was replaced.
In addition to removing rust and solving various electrical problems, VW has added improvements such as disc brakes, new radio, improved suspension and a new and upgraded engine.
Now, equipped with a new roof and white ribbon tires, Annie returns to California. only for the holiday period.