Meyers Manx

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»

Tow’d Edition! 1965 Meyers Manx

In the 1960s (and later), there were a lot of dune buggies out there, both manufactured and homemade. But if you were looking for the cream of the crop, it had to be the Meyers Manx, built by Bruce… more»

Bargain Buggy? 1967 Volkswagen Dune Buggy

Oftentimes, when VW-based dune buggies show up for sale, they are in rough shape or a mishmash of parts that need assembling. Cheap to buy and prone to being left outdoors with no protection, the second- and third-owners of… more»

Real Deal: 1969 Meyers Manx Dune Buggy

Genuine Meyers Manx dune buggies are one of the more desirable finds from the kit car era when seemingly every other business was a guy who could create fiberglass molds and slap them on a Beetle chassis. Unlike some… more»

Donated DualSport: Modern Manx Recreation

For the first time in a long while, one of the premier sellers of donated vehicles on eBay has a very intriguing specimen: a Meyers Manx recreation known as the DualSport, made by the original company that has been… more»

Never Seen One: 1972 Meyers Manx Shark

In the 60s and 70s, Volkswagen-based fiberglass kits were a dime a dozen, with myriad styles and colors to choose from. This listing on craigslist labels this particular model as a “Meyers Shark”, for which I can find next… 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»

Genuine Manx? Barn Find VW Buggy

You have to be careful how you refer to the many different designs of VW-based dune buggy kits made throughout the 60s, 70s, and 80s. A genuine Meyers Manx – the one that started it all – will command… more»

Fiberglass Fun: 1970 Meyers Manx SR

Bruce Meyers kicked off a craze in 1964 with his Volkswagen-based Meyers Manx dune buggy; here was a low-cost, easy-to-build, fun, lightweight beach car to perfectly embody the Southern California surf scene that’s always captured the American imagination. His… 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»

EXCLUSIVE: Georgia Collection Part II

You may remember Part I of the Georgia collection we’re helping to market. I had the chance to make a second and third visit to further document the collection and I’m happy to share those finds here as an… more»