1967 (1 Aug 66 to 31 Jul 67)
Chassis 117,000,001 - 117,999,000
Engine D 0,095,050 - D 0,234,014 34bhp(DIN)1200
Engine E 0,006,001 - E 0,014,000 37bhp(DIN)1300(US-M240smog)
Engine F 0,940,717 - F 1,237,506 40bhp(DIN)1300
Engine L 0,000,001 - L 0,019,335 40bhp(DIN)1500(US-M240smog)
Engine H 0,204,001 - H 0,874,199 44bhp(DIN)1500
1500 engine introduced - similar to earlier type 2 (bus, kombi) engine, but without the rear cross member mounting point.
"Volkswagen" badge on engine lid.
12 volt electrics.
Generator increased from 180 to 360 watts.
Voltage regulator moved from generator to under rear seat.
Rear track increased with wider swing axles to 1350mm.
Clutch diameter increased from 180 to 200mm on 1300/1500 models.
130 tooth ring gear (flywheel) replaces 109 tooth.
Dual brake cylinder system (drum brakes).
Front discs (single circuit) on 1500 models to some countries (but not US).
Outside door handle has push button.
Inside door handles recessed.
Two speed wipers.
Back-up lights (on US models).
Vertical headlights replace sloped glass.
US models get sealed beam headlights (other countries retain bulb-and-reflector).
Locking buttons on doors.
Driver's armrest on door.
Slimmer chrome trim on outside.
Driver's outside mirror becomes standard.
Rear anti-sway bar added.