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  1. Vans and Transporters (Vehicles)
    1986 Vanagon Syncro High Roof Camper, full custom, 95,000 actual miles, 7500 miles on 3-year buildout. In Brewster, NY. $80,000 obo. Subaru 2.2 KEP, Steedle Trans, SmallCar 2” springs and disc brakes and dash AC, OME shocks, poly bushings, sport exhaust, rear locker, granny low gear. Propane...
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    With COVID-19 making voting unsafe for a number of people, cities need ways to help get the vote out. Philadelphia is looking to a 1991 Vanagon. Operated by David Thornburgh, president of the Committee of Seventy, a non-partisan good government group founded in 1904, the van will be out this...
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    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...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Some of you may have quite a bit of time on your (well-washed) hands now. We hope you're using this time effectively; like dreaming of bizarro builds. Perhaps something like today's "Buy" example below: stuff a more modern engine in the back of a Vanagon. Don't want to buy? Then build one...
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    Blah blah blah, vanlife. If you're as sick of this "movement" as we are, well, there is a counter to the lifted-and-off-roady campers. That's right, today we've found something quite a bit different. If you're looking for a more unique vansperience (trademark!) you have to decide: do you build...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    We're all familiar with #vanlife , right? The tricked-out rigs many have built are stupid-expensive . But if you're looking for outdoorsy adventures, and want a little more comfort and can tolerate less offroady capabilities, here's a new option. Take one decent Vanagon, chop off the rear, and...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    We'll let you make your own decision on this one, but today's Build or Buy seems pretty obvious to us. Check out these two Vanagon campers to see if you should customize your own, or pick one off the shelf (hint: you want to build one). We're sure by now you've seen how Vanagon Westfalia values...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    So you're ready to ditch your 9-to-5 day job and enter the glamourous #vanlife ? Quitting the job might be easy, but finding the right van for all your Instagram-worth adventures might be a challenge. Do you build your own rig, or buy one ready to go? Here are two options to get you out on and...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    The ultimate arbiter, when it comes to determining whether or not a car is good, is your butt. And maybe your heart, too. What it is not, is numbers. Numbers—horsepower figures, cargo capacity, lap times—are evidence, not conclusions. They can bolster a claim, be deeply interesting, and be...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Do you pine for life on the road? Is your Instagram feed an infinite stream of flowing streams, dense forests, and perfectly staged campsites, all photographed from boxy camper vans? Then here's your opportunity to sell all your worldly possessions and live your own #VANLIFE. You'll need to...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    With the Holidays coming faster than we'd like, it's time to think about getting the family together to celebrate. What better way than in a roomy 1990 Vanagon? Our latest Ratty Rescue needs a new home. And a new engine. But we're getting ahead of ourselves. Volkswagen's Vanagon has always been...
  12. 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...
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    Back in the ‘80s VW was one of a number of manufacturers producing a van without a forward engine compartment to cushion you in case of an accident, so it was interested in proving that the Transporter was still safe. Following a number of tests of its own, VW hired Allianz to run some tests and...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Part of the fun owning a classic is that it’s kind of a time machine. Thanks to its history and livery, this Transporter is sure to take you back in time. This 1990 Syncro T3 would be an interesting enough car on its own, but what makes it really special is that it used to be a service vehicle...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Silverstone Auctions is making a name for itself with interesting VWs. This time, it’s a Volkswagen T3 pick-up truck that once owned by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, designer of the 911. The 1989 T3 double cab pick-up was originally purchased for use at the company Porsche, the grandson of...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    There are so many objectively better bug-out apocalypse vehicles that you could buy for the seller's six-figure asking price, but at the moment we really couldn't care less.  The result of an insane amount of time, effort, and money, this Syncro Camper is much more than what meets the eye...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Hannover, Essen: At this year's Techno Classica in Essen (15 - 19 April, 2015), Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is celebrating in hall 7 not one, but two anniversaries. Firstly it was 65 years ago that worldwide sales began of the first VW camper and secondly it was 30 years ago that all-wheel...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    You never really know how much you’ve got until you’ve moved.  Recently our East Coast office did just that, discovering hundreds of brochures and press kits from years gone by.  Rather than discard them, we’ve decided that it would be best to preserve all of this literature by uploading it...
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    With the perfect combination of cool and rare, the Vanagon Doka is a highly sought-after vehicle for Volkswagen and car enthusiasts alike.  Add in some California-cool patina, a lowered ride height and some sharp looking aftermarket wheels, and your really cooking with gas.  That's why this 1982...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    When it was originally introduced, the T3 Vanagon had huge shoes to fill.  The outgoing model was a cultural icon, after all.  Volkswagen unveiled the T3 in 1979, and while not a pretty as the T2 models, it still sold quite well and remained on sale for 23 years.  During that time, different...
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