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  1. 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...
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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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    Microsoft’s race sim, Forza 7 has just announced a set of new cars available in the Totino’s— really? Like, the pizza roll guys? Alright —Car pack. The update features seven new raceable cars, including the 1967 Volkswagen Type 3 1600 L and the 1993 Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau. Neither of...
  4. 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...
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    Jay Leno’s Garage is at its best when it’s covering weird and unusual cars, and this week the show features a good one: the 1964 Volkswagen Type 34. As the fastest and most luxurious VW of its time, the Type 34 has a cult following here, despite never having been sold in America. When they...
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    Watching old cars have their nuts driven off is endlessly entertaining, and all the better when it’s a bunch of air cooled VWs racing in the snow. We shared a similar video not too long ago , but this time the balance of Beetles to other body styles has evened out somewhat. With a Fastback...
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    Few things in life are more entertaining than watching Finns drive in the snow. Throughout the history of motorsport, humble Finland has produced a disproportionate number race winners and in this video we see what happens when they get their hands on aircooled VWs. As with anyone, Finns seem...
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    Back in September  Volkswagen hit 205 mph with the Beetle LSR on the Bonneville Salt Flats, but it wasn’t the only VW on the salt. The World of Speed event at Bonneville hosts a remarkable number of cars and classes, including the 37 HP VW Challenge. It’s “amateur racing at its purest,”...
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    Long the fastest and most luxurious car in the Volkswagen fleet, the Type 34 Karmann Ghia is now something of a rarity. This beautiful, Italian designed VW is now getting some attention thanks to Petrolicious’ latest video. Like the more common Type 14 Karmann Ghia , the Type 34 was designed...
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    It turns out that, despite their reputation, the French don’t surrender when it comes to Volkswagens. The stars of this short film found a 1955 panel van high on a French mountain and, rather than leave or drag it out, decided to fix it in situ and drive it down. The recovery team of David...
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    They call it a Race-Taxi, but clearly it should be called the Race-Bus. This Porsche powered T1 is just another example of the amazing things that can be achieved with a little know-how and a lot of power. Watching a T1 pass a Ferrari F355 is weirdly gratifying and as it turns out, this was...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    This is our last gallery of new material for H2O International 2016, and today we're covering all the other interesting cars that showed up but didn't quite fit into any of the previous categories. There's some air cooled stuff, a Passat or two, and even some Audis that were first featured on...
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    Cast your mind back to the heady days of the early millennium. Back then we all wanted a chopper and the people who made them were gods among men. Or, b-list celebrities or whatever. Among the builders one man was king, Jesse James, and now you can buy his Notchback. James’ 1965 right-hand...
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    When your older siblings are both cult icons as two of the longest-running and highest selling vehicles of all time, it's hard to match their impact.  This unavoidable fact places the Type 3 in a very interesting place within the Volkswagen enthusiast scene, helping this example to earn Find of...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Our Find of the Day feature has been a bit of an air-cooled love fest as of late, with a disproportionate number of interesting or noteworthy older Volkswagens popping up for sale.   In keeping with the unintentional theme, we stumbled upon this Type 3 on eBay Motors today during our normal trip...
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