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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Find Of The Day is back! While we wanted to find something really mind-blowing for the triumphant return of this popular series, well, sometimes you stumble upon something and it just seems to work. Like today's 2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line. "A Beetle? Really!?" you might be saying. Well, this...
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    Volkswagen fan Lynn Pfenning wanted his dad's Type 3 Fastback. It only took him 38 years to find it and four more to get it back on the road. We remember far too well the cars our parents had when we were growing up, but few of them were as cool as the 1967 Volkswagen Type 3, and Pfenning's car...
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    Puerto Rico’s Volkyland Collection is being liquidated. The collection is considered one of the world’s largest of air-cooled Volkswagens and you could be the next steward for one (or many) of these historic cars. The sale is being handled by Oldbug.com and, in case you needed reminding, the...
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    While we wait impatiently for the production version of the I.D. Buzz Cargo , here's a little something to get your (gas) motor running: a 1959 Type 2 Panel Van. It's a little rough around the edges, which is perfect for a Ratty Rescue. As we covered in our recent Find Of The Day , classic...
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    In the market for a unique cargo van? Don't want to wait for Volkswagen to crunch all the feasibility numbers for the I.D. Buzz Cargo ? Then take a peek at our Find of the Day: a 1964 Type 2 Panel Van with a very special motor out back. No, it's not electric. While we inch ever closer to the...
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    High-end sports cars are much more likely to endure the onslaught of time that inevitably forces most automobiles into the junkyard. Why such vehicles might not all serve as pampered automotive “investments” for wealthy individuals, most are still well cared for and subject to fewer harsh...
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    A few months ago Hagerty’s Redlin Rebuilds rebuilt the flat four from a 1973 Beetle. As per usual, the video was a silent timelapse affair, which is great if less than educational. So, as Redline does from time to time, they’ve released a supplement in which Ben Woodworth (the mechanic) takes...
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    I don't know if it's just an American-thing, but we love a great underdog story. Ask your friends what their favorite movies or books are and I bet most center on plucky characters that triumph over all the odds. Rudy, Friday Night Lights, Herbie The Love Bug, A League of Their Own, and even...
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    By the late 1960s, it became clear to VW that if it wanted to hang onto the Brazilian market, it was going to have to make some models specifically for the country. Its first attempt was the Brasilia. Based on the Beetle platform, Volkswagen do Brazil wanted their new creation to be more...
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    Hagerty’s excellent “Redline Rebuild” series has been shooting timelapses of engine rebuilds and posting the result to YouTube for a while now and the weirdly calming process of seeing a dirty engine become clean is as hypnotizing as it is engaging. After six episodes covering everything from...
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    What’s being billed as the second-ever and oldest-known 23-window Microbus was just found in a field in Germany and its new owner wants to restore it. He’s signed up for quite the project, though, as the amount of rust on this Samba would make the Statue of Liberty twitch. More rust than metal...
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    Patina'd cars are not for everyone. Purists look at these well-worn vehicles and see weeks of bodywork in their future. Bondo, welding, patch panels, and hours and hours of sanding can transform these rusty rides into show queens that win awards. They see unrealized perfection or a literal time...
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    Classic van morphs into Currywurst stand Spectacular art project with sculptor Erwin Wurm ahead of his exhibition at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Together with artist Erwin Wurm and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Volkswagen apprentices have converted a classic 1975 Volkswagen T2b van into an original...
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    From work-horse to legend Sketches on a sheet of notebook paper are basis for its success story 11 million T-series vehicles sold worldwide   Hannover/Wolfsburg, 9 March 2015 – Some retire at the age of 65 – but this one is just getting started! The Bulli runs and runs and runs ...
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