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Alexander Nikolov

Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle

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Car enthusiasts can never seem to get enough of the Beetle. This iconic car didn't just revolutionize the entire industry, but it also transformed people's way of life. Feast your eyes on this vibrant Volkswagen Beetle photo print captured by Alexander Nikolov. It's the epitome of exquisite car art!

The Volkswagen Beetle, affectionately known as the Bug, owes its existence to Josef Ganz's pioneering work and the design touch of Ferdinand Porsche.

Out of all the single-platform vehicles, the Beetle holds the record for the longest production run. Not to mention, it proudly holds the title for the highest number of units ever manufactured. This legendary Beetle played a pivotal role in post-WWII civilian motorization. The baby boomer generation elevated it to a cultural icon, turning Hitler's notion of a "people's car" into a powerful symbol of personal liberation. It's a remarkable paradox that some German families unknowingly contributed to Hitler's war campaign while eagerly waiting for the Beetle they had saved up for.


Volkswagen Beetle art


 They say the VW Beetle possesses a unique charm - so unconventional that it becomes endearingly beautiful. When World War II comes to an end, influential figures within the British automotive industry dismiss the peculiar-looking German car as unattractive, unsightly, and even noisy. However, this perspective sharply contrasts with the sentiments of the millions of devoted Beetle enthusiasts worldwide. The car's irresistible cuteness becomes a source of smiles and positivity wherever it travels, even sparking inspiration for the iconic Herbie movie.

The Bug manages to revolutionize how automotive brands approach their advertising strategies. A significant portion of the Beetle's triumphant reception in the United States among hippies, surfers, and budget-conscious families is attributed to the ingenious “Think Small” campaign from 1959. The campaign's print ads are undeniably works of contemporary art.

Now, you have the chance to own a piece of this captivating legacy with Alexander Nikolov's VW Beetle photo art. Secure your order through the Simply Petrol marketplace.

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  • Fine art prints

    285 gsm, 100% a-cellulose mould-made

    Fine art prints are made on German Etching Hahnemühle traditional mould-made copperplate printing paper of highest quality.

    The unique surface texture showcase the works of art in all their splendour with impressive three-dimensional effect and depth.

    This paper is designed for FineArt applications.

  • Posters

    180 gsm photo matt

    The high-quality matt photo inkjet paper is particularly suitable for printing photorealistic quality images. The special coating guarantees high resolution and high friction resistance levels.

From the moment of your purchase until the moment of your first unpacking.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to ship?

Since our prints are made on-demand, production times can vary. On average, it takes about 2-3 business days for production.

Shipping times depend on your location and the shipping method chosen during checkout.

Standard shipping within EU usually takes 3-7 business days, while air shipping may take longer, up to 10 work days.

What materials are used?

We use high-quality materials to ensure the best possible results.

For fine art prints, we use 285 gsm German Etching Hahnemühle art paper.

Poster prints are typically printed on durable, 180 gsm heavyweight paper with a slight satin finish.

What sizes are available?

Our art prints come in various sizes to accommodate different needs and display options. Common sizes include 20x14 inches, 28x20 inches, 40x28 inches. It's fair to say our prints are on the bigger spectrums of prints offered.

What is your return and refund policy?

Wea 60-day, no questions asked return policy on all print products otherwise noted on the item. Their condition must be the same as received to qualify for an exchange or refund. To start an exchange or return, please email us.

Please refer to our dedicated Return Policy page on our website for more detailed information.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes, we offer international shipping to many countries worldwide.

However, please note that shipping times and customs procedures may vary.

Can I track my order?

Absolutely! Once your print is shipped, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number. You can use this tracking number to monitor the progress of your shipment and estimate its arrival date.