21963 Volkswagen 1200 Beetle (Herbie) – The Love Bug
The 1968 Disney film The Love Bug, based on the 1961 book ‘Car, Boy, Girl’ by Gordon Buford, follows the adventures of Herbie, a lovely pearl-white 1963 Volkswagen 1200 Beetle.
The car, beautifuly nicknamed Herbie, features the racing number ’53’ as its trademark and it was chosen by the produced Bill Walsh, who happens to be a fan of Don Drysdale (Lost Angeles Dodgers baseball player with 53 as jersey number).
Why we ranked Herbie as #2? Try and find someone who doesn’t know who Herbie is. We dare you! Besides, The Love Bug as so popular that 4 sequels appeared : Herbie Rides Again, Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, Herbie Goes Bananas and Herbie : Fully Loaded.
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