The Volkswagen Porsche Beutler 696 has a 4-cylinder boxer engine generating 75 hp and pushing the coupe to a top speed of 165 km/h. Back in 1957, it was a dream machine for those who wanted to live life in the fast lane.
On November 7, 1957, the first "Trabi" rolled off the line. Thousands of them crossed from East to West Germany in 1989, two years before its production was halted. Explore the history of the car that's now cult.
Every climbing season, Hawley would drive to mountaineers' hotels in Kathmandu to grill them before and after their expeditions, earning her the moniker "the Sherlock Holmes of the mountaineering world."
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