Dune Buggy

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»

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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»

Stored for 50 Years: 1957 Dune Buggy

I’m willing to admit it: I’m a big kid. When I first saw this Buggy I knew that I wanted to write about it, but not half as much as I wanted to drive it. I’m not sure about… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Howell Craft Meyers Manx Replica

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here. As we move ahead with the process, I’ll… more»

Barris Berry Buggy is Back: 1972 Mini T4

Enthusiasts have been talking about the increasing value and collectability of weird, whacky, and wonderful 1970’s Dune Buggy models over the past year, and the barn find found here on Craigslist thanks to reader Michael, is a great example of a… more»