Watch from 2:35 to 4:25. It’s pretty funny and just gets better. I didn’t know that early 60s sedans could plow through the back country like this, let alone that it was a selling point. The “Tread Lightly” principle obviously hadn’t come into vogue yet. “Nature Will Bow Down before Our Rear-Engined, Air-Cooled Might” seemed to be the axiom of the day.

Have you ever sheared a fuel line backing over a berm in your Jetta? Simple. Buy a vintage Corvair!