Skip Navigation

RetroSound VWKPB Kick Panel Enclosures

Includes a pair of 6-3/4" speakers — fits in 1949-71 VW Standard Beetles

3 Reviews | 1 question - 1 answer

Find what fits your vehicle

Can't find your exact vehicle?

Item # 068VWKPB

In Stock

Ships Free From Manufacturer

Add to Cart

Ask an expert

Our VA-based experts can help.

1.888.955.6000

ChatEmail

Overview

Our take on the RetroSound VWKPB Kick Panel Enclosures

Old VW Beetles are cool vehicles but they weren't designed for great sound. It's particularly hard to find a good spot for aftermarket speakers, but now RetroSound offers a neat solution — install their VWKPB enclosures in your Beetle's kick panels and start rocking out.

VWKPB Kick Panel Enclosures

You have options

Old VW Beetles are cool vehicles but they weren't designed for great sound. It's particularly hard to find a good spot for aftermarket speakers, but now RetroSound offers a neat solution — install their VWKPB enclosures in your Beetle's kick panels and start rocking out.

Great sound in a bug

The package includes two ABS plastic enclosures and a set of RetroSound's R-652N 6-3/4" speakers. Each enclosure holds a RetroSound speaker, angled up toward your ears to create a more powerful stereo image. These speakers will work well with a factory or aftermarket radio, but they handle up to 50 watts RMS so they'll be very happy with an outboard amplifier.

Compact, paintable enclosures

The R652N speakers have a mounting depth of less than 1-3/4", so these enclosures don't take up a lot of space. You can paint the enclosures to match your VW's interior, and each enclosure already has a cutout for the RetroSound speaker, so they'll just pop right in. These enclosures fit in 1949-71 standard Beetles; they will not work in Beetles equipped with a bamboo tray, Beetle convertibles, or Super Beetles.

What's in the Box:

  • 2 Black plastic kick panel speaker brackets
  • Two R-652N 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 2 Grille frames
  • Two 12' Lengths of speaker wire
  • Eight 1-1/8" Self tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Speaker owner's manual

Product Highlights:

  • ABS plastic kick panel enclosures with precut speaker openings
  • includes a pair of R-652N 6-3/4" speakers
  • speakers are angled up for stronger image
  • enclosures can be painted
  • power handling up to 50 watts RMS
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Reviews

RetroSound VWKPB Kick Panel Enclosures Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(3 Reviews)
rewards card

Submit a review and enter to win a $350 rewards card

Review this product

Thanks for submitting your review

Most reviews are processed and published within 5 business days. You will receive a confirmation email once your review has been published.

Your Review

Use the stars below to rate the overall product on a scale of 1-5
1500
Upload your photos

Not visible. Email associated with order.
(e.g., Charlottesville, VA)

Additional Fields (optional)

500
500

By submitting this review, you agree to our terms and review guidelines.

Filter by rating

Customer photos


<< >>
Details

Hands-on research

Features and Specs

General
Speaker Size Vehicle-specific
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design Dome
Tweeter Composition Mylar
Woofer Composition Pulp Composite
Woofer Surround Santoprene
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 87
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts N/A
Frequency Response 52 - 21k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 2
Maximum RMS Wattage 50
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 100
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 1 3/4
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5 11/16

Product Research

Features

Kick Panel Brackets: The VWKPB package includes a pair of RetroSound R-652N 6-3/4" speakers and brackets to mount them in the kick panel location of select 1949 to 1971 Volkswagen Beetles. The diameter of the pre-cut openings in the brackets matches the included 6-3/4" speakers and they can be painted to match your interior.

Note: Please enter your vehicle information to confirm compatibility. These kick panels will not work with VW Beetles equipped with a bamboo tray, Super Beetles, or Convertibles.

Woofer: The speakers feature rigid pulp composite cone woofers with Santoprene surrounds. The woofers use Neodymium magnets to achieve their shallow depth.

Tweeters: The tweeters are low profile Mylar domes.

Our Product Research Team

At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team. They verify what’s in the box, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.

Accessories
Staff Reviews

Product reviews from the Crutchfield Labs

What are the Labs?
Q & A

Customer Q&A

1 question already asked

For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy  Sep 29, 2014 ]  Staff
Articles