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

Six are better: 1970 Volkswagen – Porsche 914-6

Do you think the 914 is more a Volkswagen than a Porsche? Actually it is exactly the opposite, both in the four and six cylinder versions. In the four-cylinder one because, until 1964, the cars produced by the Stuttgart factory (and before that in the Gmund factory) were all four-cylinder boxers, in the six-cylinder one… Read More Six are better: 1970 Volkswagen – Porsche 914-6