Karmann Ghia race car: Portugal 2017Karmann Ghia Racecar

Arriving at the autódromo internacional algarve (AIA) on 26th October for the last race of the season, VW Heritage supported driver Joao, was competing in the CNCC Historic Portuguese Championship, in his legendary Karmann Ghia race car.

Lights out: VW Beetle photoshoot

Let’s take some photos of a VW Beetle in your warehouse, said Nick from NWVT. “We’ll do it in the dark, and I’ll light paint it” he followed. Having seen some previous cars Nick has done like this we had to let him ‘have a go’…..

August’s wishlist winner…

Our website was inundated with visitors during August, as customers old and new tried their luck to become our latest Wishlist winner. With a grand’s worth of gear up for grabs, it was a prize worth winning for sure.

Build your own garage!

With the kids back at school and the cold, wet autumn months just around the corner, now’s the time to start thinking about some proper undercover facilities for your prized VW, where it can sit out the worst of the winter weather…We explore how to build your own garage.

Air-cooled Type 1 engine evolution explained

Unhindered by the need for water, Volkswagen’s Type 1 air-cooled engine was one of the principle reasons behind the lasting success of the Wolfsburg firm. Here’s a rundown of how it’s changed, along with a useful reference guide to engine numbers…

VW air-cooled oil service tips

If you’re about to hit the road again in your classic air-cooled VW, it’s wise to treat it to a proper once over first. To kick things off, here’s our easy-to-follow guide on how to carry out a basic air-cooled engine oil change and gearbox service…

U-Pol Raptor: Your Restoration Needs This!

After spending months, weeks, days, or even just a few hours on the body or chassis of your VW project, the last thing you want is for all your hard work to go to waste. You need something that’s going to protect your investment, and keep the nasty stuff at arm’s length; you need RAPTOR!!!!