Bag a clever VW Beetle-based ‘Bugster’

We’ve all got used to seeing modern roadsters and cabriolets with their handy retractable roofs, so why couldn’t the same concept be applied to a classic VW Beetle? Well, this Greece-based specialist asked the same question – then took on the challenge of creating one…

Denim Revival! Remember the Jeans Beetle?

It’s incredible to think VW once needed a marketing gimmick to attract younger buyers to get behind the wheel of a Beetle. The Jeans special edition was it, and with news of the latest Jeans up! launch we thought, like VW, we’d go back and visit the original denim clad classic…

Buy a big power VW on a budget

With a stunning new Golf boasting 265bhp making its debut on the banks of Lake Worthersee last week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic GTI in 2016, and confirmation that there will be a monster 400bhp four-wheel drive Golf R400 very soon, we thought we’d look at some more down to earth but … Continued

Is the ‘boy racer’ era over?

A recent survey suggests that us VW fanatics have created a bit of a trend, with younger motorists being more interested in showing and shining their cars rather than driving around a housing estate in them. So does this mean the ‘boy racer’ era is a thing of the past?

VW Heritage Beetle service guide

The classic VW Beetle has always enjoyed a reputation for legendary reliability, but longevity depends on lots of regular care and attention. Here’s our quick-fire expert guide on keeping your Bug in rude health…