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Nazi past: 1944 Volkswagen Typ 82E

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The WWII period Beetles are actually the Holy Grail for every Volkswagen collector: this one (chassis #033588) not only belongs to that period, it is actually said to have been delivered new to the staff of Hermann Goering, probably the … Continue reading

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Crazy mileage: 1962 Invader GT

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This car is a time capsule from the time when people had a wide choice among not only mass produced cars, but also among a galaxy of small producers of fiberglass cars, mostly based on the VW Beetle platform. This … Continue reading

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Summer ready: 1976 Volkswagen Typ 181 “Kübelwagen”

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These VW (generally all the aircooled VW) usually split opinions in two parties: who likes them and who hates them. We basically love all classic cars so also this one deserves some words. These “Kübelwagen”, a.k.a. “Thing” for the U.S. market, … Continue reading

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Cold war patrol: 1949 Volkswagen Beetle

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This 1949 Beetle was used by the West-Germany paramilitary units to patrol the post war borders in order to prevent any invasion attempt by russians. It was in active duty until ’56 and the definitely garaged in ’67. A very … Continue reading

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The brazilian way/3: 1979 Bianco S Coupé

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This car is an example of what we really like to find: an almost unknown car which has never reached the popularity of some European competitors but it’s still a little tile in the automotive history. It is called Bianco … Continue reading

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Professional camping: 1970 Volkswagen T2 Kombi

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These Volkswagen buses have always been the icon of a simple way of life, out of most of the comforts provided by the capitalist society: who built this bus had clearly a different idea in mind. Indeed this camper, which … Continue reading

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Topless beetle: 1967 Vopard Vokaro

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Again, we’ve found a car which we didn’t know the existence of: it’s a kit car based on the VW Beetle (the platform of many kit car, basically the main platform for almost every kit car ever produced) and it … Continue reading

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The brazilian way: 1974 Puma Tubarão

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Tubarão is the brazilian name for “Shark”, that’s for sure an aggressive name for a car which is actually not a rocket but, at the same time, has an aggressive look. These cars were built by the brazilian Puma, a … Continue reading

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Perfect match: 1971 VW-Porsche 914-6

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We all know that these cars were badged also as Volkswagen as Porsche wanted to test the waters to check if the market would appreciate something different from the iconic 911. Actually Porsche made a great job with this car … Continue reading

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Power to the elders: 1949 Volkswagen Beetle

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First time ever we see a VW bug like this one. Indeed nowadays few are so brave to make a personal interpretation of these, by now rare, pre-50s bugs. First of all, the build quality of this car look impressive: … Continue reading

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