One Southern Owner: 1974 Volkswagen Thing

By Jeff Lavery - Volkswagen’s memorable Thing allowed drivers to experience a little bit of what life was like driving a military-grade vehicle on the road. Ironically, it ended up as the vehicle of choice for beachgoers and outdoorsmen rather… more»

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Rusty Survivor: 1979 Volkswagen Vanagon

By David Frank - Upon my first glance at this rusty mess here on eBay, I almost laughed out loud. I have had a few of these buses, and they rust away in some really delicate places. What had reader Ed… more»

Red Hot Rabbit: 1984 Volkswagen GTI

By Nathan Avots-Smith - Here’s a little ruby gem: a 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI, the vaunted Mark I version of VW’s iconic hot hatch—well, sort of. This U.S.-built car is a pretty different animal from the Golf GTI introduced in… more»

OG VW P/U: 1960 Volkswagen Single-Cab Pickup

By Nathan Avots-Smith - Yesterday we saw a 1969 VW Beetle that had been converted into a kooky, fun pickup truck, but of course there have been factory-built Volkswagen trucks all along, too, including the Golf-based Caddy in the ’80s… more»

Beetle Truck: 1969 Volkswagen Kit Car

By Andrew Tanner - I don’t know how to feel about this, but the more I look at it the more I think I like it! It may be a little odd, and a little disproportionate, but this Beetle pickup… more»

Unrestored 16 Valve: 1991 VW GTI

By Jeff Lavery - The seller of an untouched Volkswagen GTI 16 Valve claims to have driven the car for less than 100 miles after searching for two years for one. That’s a strange way to enjoy a car you’ve… more»

California Barn Find: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle

By Montana Danford - Isn’t this a cute project car?  You’ve got to love these early Beetles.  Said to be a true California barn find, this 1957 VW oval-window Beetle is for sale here on craigslist.  With an asking price of… more»

Unlikely Hero: 1968 Volkswagen Beetle

By Jeff Bennett - If there were ever an unlikely best selling car, the Volkswagen Beetle was it.  Born in Nazi Germany, the Volkswagen Beetle was one of the first signs that Germany was getting back on its feet after… more»

17 Years Owned: 1988 VW Scirocco 16V

By Jeff Lavery - Volkswagen’s MK2 generation is perhaps one of its most popular and revered today, with vehicles like this clean 1988 Scirocco 16 valve among the top picks for any VW collectors and connoisseurs. Said to be with… more»

In Sync: 1986 Volkswagen Quantum Syncro

By Scotty Gilbertson - Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a fan of unusual options and configurations on vehicles. There are a few Holy Grail things that I like to have, not necessarily in any particular order and not… more»

“One Of A Kind” – 1995 Replica

By Scotty Gilbertson - If you’re tired of blending in with everyone else on the road with that black / white / silver / gray melted-bar-of-soap-looking car that you drive to work every day, here’s your chance to stand out… more»

Weird Looking Pontiac: 1970 VW Karmann Ghia

By Andrew Tanner - This isn’t your typical kit-car. In fact, this isn’t a kit-car at all! Reader Pat L. sent us this Karmann Ghia that has been turned into a miniature Pontiac Firebird–sort of. The front clip is a… more»

Not a Dolphin: VW Bishcofberger Camper

By Jeff Lavery - The range of mini camper conversions is somewhat hard to plot, as it seems there’s always an oddball or two like this Volkswagen pickup-based R/V running around the English countryside. Here in the states, we’re accustomed… more»