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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    To have your name associated with Stingray or Shelby is an automatic entry history books. To have your name associated with both makes you Peter Brock. And now you can own his bay-window bus. Bought as a support vehicle for Brock’s successful hang gliding team, the bus doesn’t content itself...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Are you looking for some outdoor fun? Something to get down and dirty with? This week we have two really crazy options to get you out in the mud just like when you were a kid. But do you build your own toy Bus, or do you buy it built? Option: Build It Yourself Article: 1959 Volkswagen Bus...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen's media team has treated us with another great throwback Thursday post. This week, they're helping us out some great trivia, even though you can't impress your friends with it at the bar right now. What do Ben & Jerry's, Nike, and Domino's all have in common? They all started from the...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Looking for something a bit different? Do you feel like standard Buses are a little played out? Then Volkswagen's original pickup may be just the thing for you. And if you want one with a bit more power, then you'll love both of today's finds. But do you want one that's show-ready, or are you...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Happy end-of-2019 everyone! For our last Build or Buy of this decade, we've found a doozy. We all love classic Microbuses, right? They're loaded with charm, but the lack of power leaves many people cold. Enter this week's BuyBus. It's up on power. WAY up. And so is the price. But if you're...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    You may know about the National Register of Historic Places ; locations that are key to the history of the United States of America that deserve to be protected and restored. But did you know there's also the National Historic Vehicle Register ? Just like historic homes and buildings, the...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    It's been a minute since we've featured an aircooled VW and what better model than the iconic Microbus. While we don't expect Volkswagen to show another version of the I.D. Buzz at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week (although anything's possible), here are two busses to check out if you're in the...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    It only makes sense that Volkswagen microbuses were used as Porsche transporters, sharing much in common, but the story here goes a little deeper. Now owned by Scooter Gabel (definitely a pseudonym), the Type 2 was first bought by Vasek Polak Porsche in 1969. The dealership needed a way to get...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    If you haven't noticed, we've been pairing each week's Find Of The Day with a matching Ratty Rescue. We try to find a lousy version of the nicer car that an enthusiast can fix up. But what do you couple with a Japanese faux Microbus ? How about a European faux pickup truck? Well, it's not a...
  10. The Car Lounge
    Volkswagen’s practical and fun bus models have long been cultural icons, but lately, they're enjoying a real resurgence. Particularly, Westfalia conversions are demanding top dollar in places like southern California, where aging baby boomers are re-living their youths in these compact campers...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    It takes a special kind of person to sit in the back of a Rolls Royce and think: “I can do better than this.” But that’s exactly what Pete Casciato thought to himself on his way to a childhood friend’s wedding. A born entrepreneur, Pete threw himself headlong into a major project involving an...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    If you haven't heard, Volkswagen announced earlier this week that the I.D. Buzz (a.k.a. the new Microbus) will go into production in 2022. What better way to celebrate this news than by highlighting a bus as our Find of the Day? And while we cautiously, yet excitedly hope that this all-new...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Just a few weeks ago we were stunned to discover the newest creation from Speedycop Lemons race team, the " Trippy Tippy Hippie Van ". Now we finally get a chance to see it in action, courtesy of Ridiculous Rides. Through the years Jeff Bloch, aka Speedycop, has been building some of the...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Microbus buyers have very specific needs when it comes to window and door count, but this may take the cake. Believed to be one of just one of three left in the world, this double-door walk-through camper is up for sale this weekend in England . Which is annoying because it first landed in...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Newsflash: it takes a while to pop tires when you’re doing a burnout. This footage of a lovely rat rod-style split-window microbus comes from the European Bug-in 7 in Chimay, Belgium. Part of the Air-cooled Dudes Club's show in the Autotechnik Burnout Box, this 3-minute video only features...
  16. Misc. Professional Racing
    What do you do when you're known for pushing the envelope and must push it farther at another event? It's a problem that was faced by Lady GaGa after she showed up to the Grammys in an egg and it's a problem the Speedycop LeMons race team faced this year. Through the years the team has been...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    For the past few years, a very unique VW Beetle has been the talk of the town at some Canadian classic car shows. Naturally, this isn't just a well restored Bug, but a Super Bugger: a camper van built on a Volkswagen platform by the "Super Campers" company from California.  The relatively...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is, all of a sudden, very interested in making electric vehicles, but backyard mechanics and Volks-folks have been creating electric VWs for years now. This version goes one step further, creating a Westfalian-style solar powered microbus. The impressive bus goes about 50 miles on...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    One look at the rust-free 1974 Volkswagen bus with a “For Sale” sign in the window instantly transformed Todd Anderson into a nine-year-old boy. Memories of childhood drives with his father at the wheel flashed before his eyes as he gazed at the blue-and-white bus he stumbled upon while on...
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