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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    This year, the Volkswagen Transporter celebrates its 70th birthday. Having first rolled off the line in March 1950, it is now the commercial vehicle with the longest production run ever. Having started life as a Beetle that was modified to carry parts around the factory, it’s almost hard to...
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    Way back in 1970 two Kansans with bolshy tendencies struck out into the great unknown to visit the old world and document their travels. Along the way, they drove three VWs, met a Dutch sadist, crossed the Sahara, and nearly lost their marbles. Now, their story has been immortalized in...
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    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...
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    Many of you may be aware, thanks to his appearances on Jay Leno’s Garage, that Comedian Gabriel Iglesias is a fan of VW Transporters. A big fan. His collection includes a whole row of buses, including one that’s been turned into an aquarium. In this video, he does a quick walk through of his...
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    Lamborghini’s equivalent of the microbus—a beloved classic whose image has inspired many concepts—is the Miura and now the brand's boss, Stefano Domenicali, is invoking the name again. Domenicali was once again discussing Lamborghini’s post-Urus future when he told Automotive News that he was...
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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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    Volkswagen’s modern ode to the Type 2, the ID Buzz, is back in public this week for the Geneva Motor Show. This time, though, VW designer Oliver Stefani was on hand to shed some more light on what VW hopes will come of the concept. When the concept was first shown publicly in Detroit earlier...
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    The next member of the all-electric Volkswagen ID family is set to premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. VW describes the new model as “a multi-functional vehicle for a new era,” but the teaser pictures make it look remarkably like a microbus. Volkswagen...
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    Therapy dogs bring comfort to patients, and they are really needed during the holidays. One special therapy dog in California got all dolled up to deck the halls in a cool VW van. Therapy pets are staples at many healthcare facilities across the country. The science behind the comfort and...
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    About a year ago, Bugs VW, a UK garage specializing in early T1s, set about trying to break the European ¼ mile record for split screen T1s with a street legal car. To do it, they knew they’d need a special engine, so they looked to Powerhaus . The California company complied. Powerhaus offers...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    As Volkswagen Bus values continue to soar, owners and restorers aren't afraid to spend a little cash when it comes to cleaning up a truck.  And due to this, the market has seen an influx of extremely well done examples.  Today's Find of the Day is just the latest example of that trend...
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    [Editor's Note- On his way to Southern Worthersee, our own Bill Cho decided to troll us via social media.  As we also happen to be VWvortex forum admins, Director of Sales John Acton and I thought it fitting to slap him with a temporary ban from our cabin for the infraction.  He made out better...
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    It's been raining for the past few days outside of our East Coast offices, and the weather man says that we should probably get used to it for the next week or so.  Couple that with the blizzard of pollen that seemed to bury our cars every morning for the weeks prior, and the result is a parking...
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