Volkswagen Type 181 in Geras

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Volkswagen Type 181 in Geras, Austria

In Geras Abbey (Stift Geras), I visited an exhibition about the history of fire brigades. There I saw this Volkswagen Type 181. It was built in 1974 and was used as a service car for the fire brigades in Lower Austria. Reading the history of this car makes me smile: Was this car really called “The Thing” in the US?

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