A VW Beetle has broken the record for driving around Australia.
Unissued / Unused material -
Full title reads: "8,104 - Mile Trip: Round Australia Car Record Broken". Australian Voiceovered Newsreel material.
LS Volkswagen Beetle car in street, Sydney, after completing trip round Australia. Various shots car drivers with laurels round neck. CU Covering lifts to show rear mounted engine of VW. CU Boot open with two spare wheels inside. LS Volkswagen arriving at Sydney Hotel to be exhibited Various shots Volkswagen drives up ramp into hotel. MS Volkswagen taking up its position in hotel.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 03/11/1962.