The original Volkswagen Beetle used in Herbie movie franchise set new record sold at $86k. The car was used in Herbie Rides Again and Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo movies. It was lost for decades before it was found inside a warehouse in Florida. It is being confirmed from its chassis number this is the original Herbie used in the two movies.
Compare to standard Volkswagen Beetle, Herbie’s back seats have been modified to allow stunt driver to drive and create a scene where the car is driven by itself. It is the only car ever invited to leave its tire print in the cement at the Grauman’s Chineese Theater in Hollywood make it worth the value being paid at the auction.