Volkswagen is halting production of the last version of its Beetle model in July 2019 at its plant in Puebla, Mexico, the end of the road for a vehicle that has symbolized many things over a history spanning eight decades since 1938. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

While the campaign work is the stuff of legend and myth, I never liked the Beetle. The sports version was pretty grotesque, as were the Lego sets.