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1973 Volkswagen Beetle

by Fresh-Prince Posted 13th Jan 2012 at 11:08 AM
134 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
To celebrate my 10 millionth download here on MTS, I wanted to make something I think a lot of people would like, and also something a bit older, to signify the great years that I've been on this wonderful site. So I present to you the classic 1973 Volkswagen Beetle. Hope you guys like it, and many thanks to all the people who download, thank and comment my items! It is very much appreciated!

It will cost your sims $7,000 for this history making machine. It has three recolorable parts; the body, the outer part of the wheels, and the interior. It can be found in the vehicles section. This is also is updated for the latest patch/Pets.


Includes 6 preset colors:

UV Mapping example:

Polygon Counts:
Faces: 17,064 , Vertices: 27,820

Additional Credits:
TSR Workshop
WesHowe, DD, Inge, Delphy, Lee and everyone who has helped me along the years! :D for modifed model. This car along with every other model from that site has proper permission and credit from the owner and administrator of the site.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
F-P 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Size: 2.33 MB · Downloads: 86,041 · 13th Jan 2012
2.33 MB 86,041 13th Jan 2012
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

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#126 Old 15th Mar 2015 at 3:18 PM
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#127 Old 28th Dec 2015 at 8:26 AM
Really sad cause i can't instal Sims 3 CC. I put it in my Downloads folder but it won't show up. And I try to open it and I don't have anything that works with it.

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#128 Old 29th Dec 2015 at 8:48 PM
Can you make one for the sims 4?
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#129 Old 8th Jul 2016 at 1:14 AM
you are awesome! I used to download your sims 2 cars.
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#130 Old 22nd Mar 2017 at 11:35 AM
Thank you, for 1973 Volkswagen Beetle
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#131 Old 26th Jun 2017 at 2:02 PM
I am totally blown away with your attention to detail. You have a magnificent gift
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#132 Old 26th Jun 2017 at 3:16 PM
My favorite starter car of all time, but it should be starter priced. When I was a teenager, I bought one for $200.
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#133 Old 10th Jul 2017 at 7:38 PM
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#134 Old 29th Jul 2017 at 5:08 AM
Originally Posted by niehausis
Can you make one for the sims 4?

And one for the Sims 2? Please!
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#135 Old 11th Sep 2020 at 3:00 AM
Been a fan of this car for so long. Any time I play sims 2 I end up putting this car in my game :D
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