I took the '65 Beetle sedan for a short shakedown, just a little jaunt around the neighborhood. A few odd groans and noises from the back that are most likely related to being inert for four years. Otherwise, runs fine with plenty of power, brakes are strong, shifts easily.
Biggest complaint at the moment is the generator light. Hoping I don't have to pull the generator.
This was my first time behind the wheel of a VW sedan in decades. Yes, I was grinning. Here I am on the hood of my first one, circa 1973-74: