Last Year Split Windshield: 1967 Volkswagen Bus

Growing up near a Volkswagen dealership in the seventies, we saw our fair share of these on the lot and running around the neighborhoods when I was a kid.  But how times have changed, and it’s been years since… more»

Santa Style: 1975 Volkswagen Kombi Type II

As it comes up to the Christmas season, some of us are looking forward to sitting down with loved ones and getting a chance to eat plenty over the festive break. Some of us (most of the readers here)… more»

Custom Built 1973 Stretched Volkswagen Camper Bus!

As it sits right now, this VW bus isn’t looking quite the same as I’m sure it did nearly 50 years ago when a Boeing engineer from Seattle custom-built it in 1973, but as I strive to look beyond… more»

Estate Sale: 2 VW Bugatti Type 35 Replicas

It’s not often you get the chance to buy a Bugatti, and even rarer to be able to buy two. However, these are the replica VW chassis versions, so, unfortunately, won’t ever be commanding huge prices. But for simple… more»

Restoration Candidate? 1973 VW Karmann Ghia Coupe

In 1965 when I was ten, my dad bought his first new car: a Ruby Red ’65 VW Beetle. I remember tagging along with him to the small VW dealership in town one Saturday. As Dad was “negotiating” with… more»

“My Red Scirocco Goes 155”: 1980 VW Scirocco

This one’s nostalgic for me. When I was in college, one guy, let’s just call him WB III, had a car that none of the rest of us knew anything about. It was a late-70s to early-80s Volkswagen Scirocco,… more»

Old-School Cool: 1954 VW Beetle

I don’t know much about Beetles, so don’t expect crack expert analysis on every square centimeter of this 1954 VW Beetle, available on eBay with three days to go and the bid at $11,300. But I do know originality… more»

1964 VW 21-Window Bus: Keep Looking Out

Let’s do the math here. This rusty pile, or future collectible, depending on your point of view, is out from a slumber of 38 years. That means it went to sleep in 1984. And it was already in this… more»

Stalled Project: 1965 Volkswagen Bus

Now that VW has announced the new EV bus, there is a lot of attention yet again on the classic VW bus from the 1950s and 60s. A lot of people are bemoaning that the originality has gone and… 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»

Once There Were Many: 1964 Volkswagen Beetle

Accounts of people who saw the American buffalo at its height as a species scarcely could come up with the words to describe the sheer numbers of the beasts.  Herds would be wider and longer than observers could see. … more»

Pinto Powered! 1983 Cimbria SS Kit Car

Don’t you miss the days when you could find an inexpensive VW donor, order a kit car to put on top, and without depleting your life savings or mental well-being put together a creation that turns heads everywhere you… more»

2022 Spring Classic – Lucky Collector Car Auctions

If you’ve never been to a classic car auction (or any live auction), put it on your bucket list. More and more auction houses are going to online-only auctions, but check it out if you can find a live… more»

Affordable Kit Car! Fiberfab Aztec GT

Going back in time to the sixties, seventies, and even beyond, Kit Cars made quite a splash in the auto hobby, especially among budget-minded enthusiasts.  It seems like another lifetime when you could find a pretty decent VW Bug… more»

Lamborghini Windshield! Fiberfab Aztec 7 Kit Car

I wonder how many of our readers are old enough to remember when a Volkswagen chassis was cheap and easy to come by.  Among those folks who do, I’m guessing many also remember when you could order a kit… more»

Custom Convertible! 1969 Volkswagen Type 3

According to the seller, this was once a Volkswagen fastback, which would make it a VW Type 3. These cars were built by VW between 1961-73. They were larger and more comfortable than a Beetle and used 1500 to… more»