Volkswagen Beetle

Patina Bug: 1966 Volkswagen Beetle

Some enthusiasts find the prospect of owning a pristine classic attractive, while others find the lure of a car dripping with character irresistible. This 1966 Volkswagen Beetle could be a hot prospect if you fall into the second category…. more»

Engine Updates: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

I have long considered the Volkswagen Beetle to be the automotive equivalent of the Lego block. Both emerged from their respective factories in enormous numbers and are extraordinarily versatile. Like the children’s toy, the long production life and evolutionary… more»

Cheap Kit Car Project With Trailer: 1973 Bradley GT

The GT is perhaps the best-known of the Bradley Automotive kit cars built between 1970 and 1981. Using a fiberglass body over a VW chassis and mechanical bits, an estimated 6,000 of them were built across 12 years. This… more»

Maryland Barn Finds: 10 Car Collection For Sale!

When we all eventually pass on, those of us with an assortment of project vehicles will inevitably leave it up to our heirs or an estate manager to find new homes for that which we held dear. Of course,… more»

Barn Bug Update: 1962 Volkswagen Beetle

We featured this 1962 Beetle over 10 years ago. It was a dusty project back then but it has since been transformed into the sweet ride you see before you! Mike C reached out to report that the barn… more»

Rat-Rod Ready? 1965 Volkswagen Beetle

Considered a “really nice rat-rod” this 1965 Volkswagen Type 1 is likely a flip. The seller has owned it for one year and now wants to move it on to a new caretaker. Its features are minimal but there… more»

Put An LS In It! 1999 Volkswagen Beetle

OK, I’m going to cut right to the chase. Just like every time there’s some endless rock jam going on and a disembodied voice proclaims, “play all night!”, the same thing happens when an unsuspecting forlorn, what-do-we-do-with-it-car surfaces. The… more»

Split Window! 1950 Volkswagen Type I

When I was a teenager, VW Beetles were all the rage – I knew numerous people who owned them. One of my best friends had a pair of ’66s, a ’65, and a ’64 (he kept wrecking them, managing… more»

Sharp Driver: 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Some cars just give off a vibe that tells you it’s been loved. This 1973 Volkswagen Beetle is helped greatly by the fact that it has seemingly led a charmed life whereby its caretakers have lovingly looked after it… more»

Wunderbar! 1956 Volkswagen Beetle

When I first spotted this 1956 Volkswagen Beetle the initial thought through my mind was Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, The Gold Bug. Yes, it’s a bizarre association but I don’t believe I have ever seen a VW bug… more»

All Original 1966 Volkswagen Beetle

According to the seller, this car was purchased new by a young American couple from a German dealer in 1966. They drove it through the hills of Germany while on their honeymoon and shipped it back to the U.S…. more»

California Classic: 1967 Volkswagen Beetle

Everyone seems to like the Volkswagen Type 1, better known as the Beetle. Ask anyone of a certain age, and older, and they’ll have a funny story involving a VW Bug. I even have a few and I never… more»

Oval Window Edition: 1957 Volkswagen Type 1

It seems so formal to refer to a Volkswagen Beetle as a “Type 1”. C’mon, it’s just a Beetle, or a Bug, one of 21M produced worldwide from 1938 through 2003. The VW Type 1 had a significant and… more»

No Reserve 1973 Volkswagen Beetle

Talk about eternal, it’s hard to imagine a more universally recognized design than the Volkswagen Type I, also known colloquially, as the Beetle. Introduced in 1938 and produced through 2003, the VW Beetle had an immeasurable impact on worldwide… more»

SuburBeetle! Subaru BRAT-VW Beetle Mashup

This one is a bit hard to categorize: is it a 1985 Subaru Brat or a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle? Or, some sort of Frankenproject dreamed up by either an overachieving or underachieving person adept in fabrication. A shop project?… more»

Barn Find Bug! 1973 VW Beetle Convertible

I have a little bit of familiarity with a ’73 VW Beetle, my sister bought a new one in May of ’73 and I drove it occasionally though not too often. Her VW was not a convertible but nevertheless,… more»