[Vwdiesel] What does the L stand for?

Maynard Southard echomhs at gis.net
Wed May 22 14:48:26 EDT 2002

In 1980, the Rabbits were offered in "C", "L" and "LS" IIRC.

I have owned both a 1980 "C" and an "L".  There did not seem to be too many
differences, but it has been a while.  I think the "L" came with those pivoting
triangular vent windows and different paint options (metallic).  Anybody else

Maynard Southard  (OvO) '79
'86 Double Cab Diesel "Col. Potter"
'82 Westy Diesel "Reinhardt"
'82 Vanagon GL Diesel "Sluggo"
'93 EV GL "Klinger"
'00 Golf GLS TDI "WooHoo"
'84 Jetta GL TD "Donor"

On Wednesday, May 22, 2002 12:11 PM, "Duncan L. Forbes"
<duncan.forbes at ints.com> wrote:
> I was behind an early 80's Rabbit diesel this morning and noticed on his
> rear badge right after the Diesel it had a large L. Is this a designation
> for a trim package or something else? Inquiring minds want to know.

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