VW kit car for sale

We’re seriously into weird and wonderful VW-based kit cars on the blog, having profiled various creations in the past including the bonkerss March Hare here, the miniature marvel Dacon 828 here and the pretty-looking Bradley GT here. Usually there’s a bit of background about the visionaries (for want of a better word) behind them – … Continued

Is this the best VW Split Bus ever?

As desirable VW Split Buses go, a 23-window with factory sunroof and Safari opening front windows has surely got to be right up there. If you agree, this meticulously restored 1960 example up for grabs at Oldbug.com will definitely be your dream vehicle. The only stumbling block as far as we can see is the … Continued

Heretics season finale

Our extensive Shoreham site once again provided the perfect venue for VW enthusiasts as they gathered for the last Heretics meet of the season with some even travelling from as far afield as Northampton to make the meet…

Syncro: The go-anywhere VW T25

Volkswagen developed four-wheel drive during WW2 but it was another four decades before they revisited the concept. After extensive testing, however, it resulted in what’s perhaps the ultimate go-anywhere, hard as nails Type 25 – the Syncro. Here’s its story…

VW Beetle and Bus roadside repairs

The beauty of owning an air-cooled Volkswagen is that you can do most repairs yourself. And with just a basic set of tools, should the worst happen, you’ll usually be able to carry out a roadside repair and get yourself up and running again. Here’s some useful pointers to allow you to make a fast … Continued

Buy a bargain basement ’90s VW

With scrap metal prices falling through the floor, usually inexpensive cars from the ‘90s have never been so cheap. So if ever there’s been a time to buy a bargain banger VW from this era, it’s now. And you never know, it might even become a classic one day…

Time warp 1300S Beetle at auction

Sometimes a car can instantly transport you back to another era and fill your head with memories that you thought were long forgotten. You can achieve a similar effect by adding carefully selected accessories to put it in a particular period of time, but this orange 1300S 1600 Bug being sold at a Brightwells auction … Continued

VW Greens

Unlucky for some, seen as providing period charm by others – VW’s wide palette of green hues have delighted and dazzled in equal measure over the decades. Here’s a selection of some of the most popular and extravagant greens from the last 60 years…