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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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    Volkswagen and Lego are showing off a T2 van that's a real brick. 400,000 bricks, that is. This latest trend of building full-size cars out of Lego is pretty great. Bugatti has a driving Chiron, Chevy has a full-size Silverado, and now this. A full-size camper made of Lego. Rene...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Most people who go off-roading with a VW van take a Doka, but thanks to the fact that its weight is over the driven wheels, the classic microbus is also a semi-popular off-roader. This is neither. Mastermilo82, the—I wanna say Dutch?—madman who built the world’s shortest Golf*, is back with...
  4. 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...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    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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    For generations, Hot Wheels have been the best toys a young car buff could get. From an early age, kids can accumulate a vast fleet of the little metal cars with the smooth rolling wheels. Kids love the candy colors, the wild styling, and the great speeds they could reach on a smooth floor or...
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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...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Few liveries in racing are more evocative than the Martini Racing stripes. Seen in everything from F1 to rallying and everything in between, this simple color scheme looks good and was worn by legends. Now you too can wear the colors with this 1977 bay window Transporter . Paired like a fine...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Trends follow a pretty set cycle: something is new, it gathers a following, people latch onto it, nearly everyone gets one, and eventually it becomes yesterday's news and it blends into the background. With today's SUV craze, insanely modified trucks are quickly moving from weekend toys to...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen microbus of the "Make Love, Not War" era is one of the most iconic vehicles ever made, and the German automaker has reimagined the hippy van as a futuristic EV. The Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept, an interesting name considering the old microbus' connection to cannabis culture, made...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    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...
  12. 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...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    For those unfamiliar with LEGO's Ideas site, the recipe is really quite simple- build something awesome, post it, and see how many supporters it can get in a set period of time.  If the creation is able to hit 10,000, it'll be officially reviewed by LEGO.  In the event they give it a green...
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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...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    "Iconic" probably best characterizes the second generation of the Volkswagen Transporter. In order to preserve them and their cult status, the T2 interest group was founded 20 years ago (IG T2).  To honor the anniversary, the car museum houses a special exhibition of various models...
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