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57k-Mile Camper: 1991 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia

Volkswagen’s Bus and Vanagon models are iconic vehicles, but at this point, many of them endured use for their intended purpose and are quite long on the tooth. Luckily, that’s not the case with this 1991 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia… more»

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Formula Vee Race Car: 1971 Caldwell FV

Let’s look at something a bit out of the ordinary, how about an open-wheeled race car? No, it’s not a Formula 1 or Indy type, it’s a bit less ambitious than that but it is a very interesting perspective… more»

Aircooled Camper: 1980 Volkswagen Westfalia

Earlier this week, I wrote about a project Volkswagen Type 2 Bus, which is one of the most fabled vehicles of its type. It’s successor, the Volkswagen Vanagon (T3), offers many of the same qualities in a slightly more… more»

Panel Project: 1963 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus

As one of the most popular vehicles of its type, it is hard to find an affordable specimen of Volkswagen’s Type 2 Bus that doesn’t require a full-blown restoration. This running and driving 1963 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus that… more»

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»

No Reserve ‘Rocco: 1985 Volkswagen Scirocco

While it doesn’t earn a ton of praise from enthusiasts, I’ve always enjoyed Volkswagen’s Scirocco sports coupe, which was available in the United States from 1975 to 1988. While it is mechanically similar to other Volkswagen models from the… more»

Quirky Kit Car: Funtastik VW “Mini” Camaro

Sometimes life can get pretty serious, and it will finally reach a point where all of the built-up pressure simply has to be released somewhere. For some people that can result in a trip to the gym, while for… more»

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»

From The Barn To The Weeds: 1962 VW Beetle

This one’s a bit rough. And the seller is a bit vague. And there aren’t a lot of pictures. OK, so let’s look at it anyway, after all, it is the one time omnipresent VW Bug. This 1962 example… more»

Project Westy: 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia

Volkswagen’s Vanagons are undoubtedly popular vehicles, thanks to their unmistakable looks and practicality. This 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia is a rather extensive project that was stationary for the past 14 years, but it is available here on eBay for… more»

Metal-Bodied Buggy: 1966 VW / Empi Sportster

A bit odd-looking by modern standards, this VW Empi Sportster was quite popular in its day. It still turns heads, and is listed for sale here on craigslist in Santa Paula, California, at an affordable $5500 asking price. Big… more»

Tiny RollsWagon: 1969 VW Beetle

Need a little luxo-posing in your life? Can’t afford that new Rolls you have been eyeing? Well here’s a solution on the cheap, a 1969 VW Beetle with a “RollsWagon” nose piece, located in Tuxedo Park, New York. It… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1992 Volkswagen Golf GTI

When thinking of “hot hatch” models from the late 1980s and early 1990s, few overlook Volkswagen’s GTI models. These sporty compact vehicles offer distinct styling and nimble handling, which of course means that there aren’t too many decent examples… more»

Double Your Fun: 1970 Volkswagen Double Cab

For me, these Doka’s (Doppelkabine or double cab in German), are as capable as their neighbor’s Swiss Army Knife. Spoon, toothpick, can opener all in a tidy foldable package. Why VW isn’t selling a modern version of this in… more»

The Ice Bug Cometh! Custom VW Snow Beetle

And now, for something completely different, a VW Beetle-bodied tracked Ice Bug, uh, thing. From (where else?) The Great White North, Huntsville, Ontario, Canada comes a (presumably) one-of-a-kind ice fishing transporter complete with two holes, live wells, and a… more»

Junkyard Find: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

With over a 21 million Beetles sold, you’d think the junkyards would still be littered with them. When was the last time you saw one though? We hadn’t seen one in a long time so when we spotted this… more»