You could always go into the store with a gas can (new, filled with water) and start acting really weird and fumbling with a road flare or lighter and see if you could get a refund. Slosh some gas on your shoes for smell effect, and just have fun with it!
The beetle is the T1, the Transporter/Kombi/camper is the T2.
Don't confuse Type with T. The Splitty is a Type 2, T1.
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