Gti International 2012inters

  Our British summer was starting to cause concern in pre –show talks, expected high winds, rain a plenty and an airfield to contend with; we could be pitching our tents inside the marquee we had booked at this rate!

Roadtrip from WolfsburgIMG_0542[1]

  When the job came up of driving Nothelle’s superb Golf Mk2 GTI to the UK from Wolfsburg; ready to be displayed under the VW Classic Parts banner at GTI International, I jumped at the chance! It would make a pleasant change to normal duties (eating biscuits, overseeing the warehouse team, making sure the building doesn’t fall … Continued

Wing and a prayer

          Genuine MK1 Golf Front Wings The ones you’ve been waiting for!! Sourced from Wolfsburg and pressed from the original tools rescued from Karmann, they don’t come any better than this. Both Left and Right on the shelf now, ready for immediate dispatch. We’re really pleased to be able to offer these … Continued

Whats a classic anyway?

VW Heritage caters for classic VW’s, but what exactly constitutes a classic car?  Here is a theory… Pre 72 the tax exempt crew.It’s safe to say these cars are well into the classic classification now, and they get away with free road tax; bring back the rolling 25 year cut off I say! The difference between the … Continued

BBT TTFN.

Its a name thats been associated with the VW scene for over 20 years, and since December 2007 it has become established as the brand for Golf Mk1 and Mk2 parts from VW Heritage. The time has now come for the big boys to grow up, and BBT will now be refered to as VW Heritage … Continued

Mai Kafer Treffen

Hannover, May 1st, come rain or shine and whatever day it may fall. The Mai Kafer Treffen makes good use of the German public holiday by gathering over 3000 VW’s in one place for the day. Ben P was there, supporting our friends at Bugwelder and taking photo’s a plenty. Here’s what he saw, some … Continued

VW Classic Parts – more stuff!

The VW Classic Parts partnership is going great – the phones haven’t stopped ringing and we’re unearthing all manner of obscure VW parts for enthusiasts all over the country. Whats even better, we have been sent a list of parts that have been reproduced by VW and are now available to order again.  Here’s the … Continued

Techno Classica Show

Now in its 23rd year the Techno Classica in Essen is 20 halls full to bursting with Vintage and Classic vehicles of all genres; motor sport through to prestige as well as motorbikes and spare parts galore! If its accessories, memorabilia, art work or just a passion for by-gone automobiles for you this should definitely be on … Continued

Volksworld show

This is the big one as far as UK aircooled shows go. VW Heritage, our parent company, were there en masse celebrating their 25th year in the scene and announcing the VW Classic Parts partnership. We even gave a prize out for the best car in the carpark.  Heres a few pictures from the day..Enjoy! [slideshow] … Continued