Driver Jim Douglas, mechanic Wheeley Applegate, and Herbie, the magical little Volkswagon, enters a spectacular road race from Paris to Monte Carlo. One of the competing cars is a beautiful powder blue Lancia named Giselle. For Herbie it is love at first sight. Jim falls for the Larcia's pretty driver, Diane. Meanwhile, a fabulous diamond is stolen from a museum by two theives are caught, Herbie wins the race, and he and Jim both get their girls.