Dune Buggy

Luxury Buggy: 1970 Meyers Manx Kick-Out S.S.

The Dune Buggy recipe was surprisingly simple. Take one Volkswagen Beetle, ditch the factory steel, bolt on a funky fiberglass body, and hit the beaches for a spot of motoring fun. Bruce Meyers was the undisputed king of the… more»

The Original Dune Buggy: 1969 Meyers Manx

Ever since we were kids, we have been admonished to recycle and repurpose whenever possible.  While it is nice to think that we are making a difference, often, we don’t see the results of our efforts. However, Bruce Meyers… more»

Lot Of 4! 1970 Beetle, 1973 Bradley GT Plus 2 More VW Creations

‎ If you’ve been in the market for a nice Beetle and have room for three other drivers on the same chassis, this may be your lucky day as just about everything regarding this lot of four Volkswagen cars… more»

Fiberglass Mystery: 1970 Volkswagen Dune Buggy

This is the time to put your fiberglass and / or dune buggy knowledge to good use: just what the heck is this thing? Obviously, it’s a dune buggy with Volkswagen mechanicals and almost certainly built on a VW… more»

Custom 1969 Dune Buggy Pickup: Is It A Kellison?

It started life as a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle, and has a 1.7-liter Type Four VW motor. But on the chassis is a really neat dune buggy pickup named “Truggy,” offered here on Craigslist in Westerville, North Carolina for $10,000…. more»

No Reserve 1960 Volkswagen Dune Buggy

Beach weather is here, so it’s time to investigate this 1960 Volkswagen Dune Buggy, here on eBay, in a no-reserve auction bid to just $5500. It runs and drives well, so you can motor it home from Brooklyn, New… more»

Famous Designer Buggy: Mantaray II Kyote

I’m sure some of you recognize the name Dean Jeffries as a famous automobile customizer of the 1960s through the 2000s. In addition to producing one-offs, such as the Mantaray, the Monkeemobile, and the Green Hornet, Jeffries also designed… more»

BF Auction: 1922 Model T Dune Buggy Rat Rod

It is widely acknowledged that the Dune Buggy craze reached its zenith during the 1960s and 1970s, although it is possible to buy a new one today. The most instantly recognizable is the Meyers Manx, although some owners elected… more»

Package Deal: VW Beetle and Buggy Kits

I am honestly surprised there’s not more action on the listing yet, as the opening bid is a paltry $4,500 with no reserve for two dune buggies and a parts Beetle to pillage from. While unfinished buggy kits are… more»

Dune Buggy Project: 1961 Volkswagen Concept 1

When I went to do some quick research on the history of this so-called “Concept 1” dune buggy, I only found one source: myself. Yes, the other reference to one of these obscure Volkswagen-based kit cars was written by… more»

Summer Daily: 1961 Volkswagen Berry Mini T

The VW Beetle has proved to be a very flexible tool in the kit car builders toolbox. They can be used to create GT40 replicas, batmobile replicas – or anything which takes your fancy due to the simple nature… more»

Manx Style: 1961 VW Dune Buggy

I’m sure that we all have our own automotive Bucket List, and while I have had the privilege to drive some desirable cars during my lifetime, one that has always eluded me is a traditional Dune Buggy. The former… more»

Porsche-Powered! 1969 Safari Dune Buggy

There are probably three different ways that you can build a dune buggy. The first would be to do what I did with a friend years ago and mash something together from a discarded VW Beetle, tools needed? A… more»

Cheap Thrills? $1,000 1973 VW Dune Buggy

I remember when dune buggies were all the rage. I  marveled at how easy it was to disassemble a VW Bug and go through the motions of swapping the body. In reality, reading about it was a lot easier… more»

Built in ’69: 1966 Allison Daytona Dune Buggy

Former Top Gear UK presenter James May said back in 2005 that in spite of the fact that it had been a privilege and perk of his work to drive some of the greatest cars ever built, the most… more»

Real Deal Dune Buggy: 1968 Meyers Manx

After the dust settles from World War III, the only things moving around will be cockroaches and vehicles based on the original Volkswagen Beetle. But why wait? This super-cute and capable 1968 Meyers Manx in Rancho Mission Viejo, California… more»

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