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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    If we’re honest, it’s pretty down to two proper nouns: Steve and McQueen. This Con-Ferr Meyers Manx was designed specifically for the star’ s turn in The Thomas Crown Affair. Rumor has it McQueen himself had a hand in designing the buggy, which can be seen in the film. The Manx comes as...
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    Some people fear climate change or sea-level rise, but we all know the real threat to humanity: zombies. Yep, the walking dead are coming for us. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon. And we have to be prepared. As car enthusiasts, a proper rig is important, and you have to decide...
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    I don’t really have a well-formed three-paragraph essay with corroborating evidence ready for you about this white, four-seat, Donk Buggy. This is more an elbow to the rib to say "Look at that!" But my God is this thing fun. Riding on 26” rose gold DUB Ballers, it has two more seats than the...
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    Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its latest retro electric concept and this one takes its cues from the Meyers Manx. Named the I.D. BUGGY for obvious reasons, the concept comes sans roof with waterproof upholstery, and with 200 hp going to the back wheels. Designed for short trips, the I.D...
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    Later today, Volkswagen unveils its latest MEB-based concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show: an all-electric dune buggy. As we wait for the first photos and the press release, let's take a look back at the history of this unique auto, a true icon of the southern California lifestyle. Before we...
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    Volkswagen will unveil an electric dune buggy concept this week, so we've found an incredible classic example for this week's Find Of The Day. Not only is it stunning, its heart is a water-cooled; a 16V VW Passat engine sits out back. Old school meets newer-old-school. If there's one classic...
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    Volkswagen today confirmed that it's working on a one-off electric dune buggy for the Geneva Motor Show. Although VW is quick to clarify that it's a one-off, it is just as quick to point out that the MEB platform can be used to make low-volume niche products for automotive enthusiasts-- which...
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    In 2013, Texas’ Department of Motor Vehicles began revoking titles on newly built dune buggies. While that was already a bit of a dick move, the state was at least good enough to grandfather-in existing vehicles. However, that has changed in recent months now that the state’s DMV seems keen on...
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    In the late 1960s, dune buggy conversions were quite popular in the Volkswagen aftermarket due to their cool factor and relatively low entry price and have remained somewhat of a cult icon ever since.  Buggy and Air-Cooled specialists EMPI were in attendance at this year's SEMA show, and brought...
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    Built by Tatum Motor Sports in Peoria, Arizona, this Thing is probably unlike any other you have ever seen.  Originally featured in 4x4 and Off Road Magazine back in 2006, it has been completely transformed from a stock 1974 model into a full blown dune buggy at the request (and checkbook) of...
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