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    Bus Shite

    An Ikarus 663 outside the Hotel Duna Intercontinental, Budapest District V., Hungarian People's Republic, 1971.
  2. Product placement in films. Volkswagen considered sponsoring the Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, VW's being far more efficient at shovelling up children than some creepy old man with a lollipop . Their Dutch importers were asked to make a prop for the film, see below, before common sense finally prevailed. It was decided that what with their dubious origins and an emission scandal due to be pencilled in sometime in the future, being associated with child abduction could be the final straw.
  3. Initially I thought it was an Ami van, but from the shape of the headlights/bonnet it could be a GS.
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