Lo-lights, hi-power: 1957 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupé

That the large family of classic Volkswagen and Porsche lent themselves well to hot-rodding is now a well-established thing, although not so much with regard to the KG. First of all because the Karmann-Ghia built are, in numerical terms, superior to the more famous Porsche 356 (but nothing compared to the cousin Typ 1 Beetle);… Read More Lo-lights, hi-power: 1957 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupé

The odd couple: 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupé + Ducati Cruiser 175

Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau have nothing to do with the couple presented here, consisting of two very different vehicles, both in terms of use and nationality. The first has four wheels and was built in Germany (although its body has Italian origins), the second has two wheels and was designed and built in Italy;… Read More The odd couple: 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupé + Ducati Cruiser 175

Stranger thing: 1958 Karmann Ghia – Porsche “Custom”

This strange coupé was built, as you can easily imagine, by one person, not in Stuttgart but in a neighboring city, Kaiserslautern. It’s a mix between Porsche, Karmann Ghia and the fantasy of the German craftsman who decided 60 years ago to build his “dream car” based on what evidently inspired him. The body is… Read More Stranger thing: 1958 Karmann Ghia – Porsche “Custom”