A 1974 Commercial for a Trailer That Attaches to the Top of a Volkswagen Beetle

Recorded in 1974 and uploaded in 2010, this commercial shows off a trailer designed to attach to the top of a Volkswagen Beetle. The enthusiastic narrator is particularly taken by the ability navigate the car around the RV itself.

We’ve heard of maneuverability, but 360-degrees? If dad performs a few of these gyrations while the family is having breakfast, there could be a trailer-load of trouble.

According to reddit user Kildon, the trailer failed to take off due to the untimely death of its inventor.