Touring France in a VW T4 camper

Mark and Lauren Ashley had the dream of touring France in their VW T4 camper and wisely entered our competition to bag a wad of cash to fund it. They didn’t win, but decided to go anyway, setting off for a three-week adventure around France in their beloved bright yellow bus ‘Bumblebee’. Needless to say … Continued

VW Beetle Rally in Peru

It’s always great to see what VW fans are up to around the world, so we were happy to receive these photos from our German friend in South America, Ralph Aufderheide, of the “Internacional Rallye de Escarabajos” (International Beetle Rally) at Lake Chinchaycocha, the largest lake in Peru, 4000m above sea level.

Brazilian Kombi Buyers Guide

The VW Kombi was produced in Brazil from 1976-2013 and was available initially with a traditional air-cooled engine until it switched to a water-cooled unit in 2005. They’re massively popular here in the UK, so whichever one you choose, this guide courtesy of dedicated website brazilian vw bay will help you buy the best…

Hot VWs Drag Day

Scorching hot weather for the 11th Hot VWs Drag Day at Irwindale California brought out not only the Bugs but also all sorts of other critters – including ‘Rabbits’ and even the occasional Thing. They’d come out of the woodwork to either soak up the sun or scurry down the quarter-mile drag strip at sub-six … Continued

We meet Bruce Meyers!

We were lucky enough to spend some time in the company of Buggy legend Bruce Meyers at the Volksworld show. In the 50th year of the Beach Buggy, we were keen to find out what it’s like to be the founding father behind this amazing, creative corner of the VW scene. Over to you Megan…

Ultra rare Aquila Gullwing under the hammer

In case you didn’t know, the Aquila Gullwing is a kit car that was made in California by American Fibre Craft in the 1980s. Founded by Robert Mueller, American Fibre Craft based the design of the Aquila kit car on the exclusive and exotic BMW M1. Yet to keep costs down, the kit could be … Continued

James Wallace Mk1 Golf project rolls on…

Having stripped it back to bare metal and welded in a roll cage, James Wallace cracks on with his mega Berg Cup themed Mk1 Golf project and brings us up to speed on sorting the interior, the paint and getting it an MoT. In fact, after a whole load of blood, sweat and general hard … Continued

James Wallace Mk1 project revealed!

As scene legends go, nobody is more entrenched in early water-cooled Dub culture than James Wallace. All round generally good bloke James has been beavering away on his Mk1 Golf project since prehistoric times, and it’s only now that we’ve got an exclusive glimpse of just how well it’s coming along. James himself takes up … Continued

'Bog' Bang 2012

As we can’t get to every show on the calendar we are always interested to hear how it was for you. This report comes from Dan Power, he spent the weekend at Santa Pod for Big Bang… it’s one that will be talked about for a long time to come! The risk of pre-ordering a … Continued