The Thing In The Barn: 1973 Volkswagen 181

The Thing In The Barn sounds like a low-budget horror flick. And I remember saying, “What was THAT?” when I passed one in the granny lane back in 1973. It looked like Dr. Frankenstein had crossed my dad’s ‘72… more»

Cheap Thing: 1974 Volkswagen Thing Project

The VW Thing was known as the Type 181 on its home turf, starting out as a utility vehicle developed for the West German Army. It became available in the civilian market starting in 1968 and enjoyed a run… more»

1-Of-400! 1974 VW Thing Acapulco Edition

If you’re an Air-Cooled Aficionado, you need to see this! It’s a special edition one-year-only car, and it’s available here on craigslist near Tempe, Arizona. Thanks go to Ikey Heyman for suggesting it!

Let’s Hit The Beach: 1975 Volkswagen THING

There’s no doubt about it: Barn Finds reader Michael certainly refers an eclectic range of cars to us. I recently wrote an article on a 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Convertible that he referred. Now we have something that is… more»