Track racing a water-cooled Dub is a massive hoot, and actually it might not cost as much as you first imagined. We got a chance to chat to one of our customers, top track preparation specialists Saxon Motorsport in Cranbrook, Kent, to get the lowdown of what’s involved…
Month: March 2014
Classic cars could be banned from central London if new rules put forward by the capital’s mayor, Boris Johnson, get the nod of approval. Yes, the shocking news, which would effect not only owners and classic car businesses but also organisers of events such as the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run and the … Continued
Check out this spanking new Storm buggy which belongs to a customer of ours. Produced by Fibrecraft in Cambridge it’s the first ever of its type to be finished and it makes its debut at this weekend’s Volksworld Show. We got an exclusive glimpse of this brilliant buggy creation…
Not content with the bay window’s stock pulling power, VW Heritage customer Žiga Pikš from Slovenia decided to give his restoration project a major shot in the arm by fitting a Subaru engine instead. Not only that, he swapped the chassis for a T25 while he was at it. Here’s the story of this ultra … Continued
Talk about extreme road trips! Steve and Wendi Robbins have toured North and South America, Europe, India and Nepal, taking in 42 countries on route in their beloved 1972 Westfalia camper ‘Pumper’, covering a whopping 76,000 miles in the last four and a bit years. The intrepid couple even made it over to our HQ … Continued
Telford once again played host to Ultimate Dubs, an indoor show which gets bigger, better and a bit more outdoor each year! Having attended the last 5 previously, this year was arguably my favourite, but in fairness none of them were bad!
A few years ago a rather nice beige Karmann Ghia pulled up outside our Burgess Hill showroom. But it wasn’t any old Ghia, it was reputedly the ‘oldest’ in existence and the owner had traveled from German to pay us a visit….
Production at VW’s plant in Lagos, Nigeria included the Beetle, Jetta, Santana – and a rather curious creation called the Igala, which was basically a Brasilia in ‘completely knock down’ (CKD) form for the African market. We came across an original sales brochure which prompted us to delve a little deeper into its origins…
If you need a weekend camper fix, somewhere to kip overnight at a festival – or simply want to try before you buy, South East Camper Hire should be able to help. With a couple of fully kitted out T25s in their fleet they’ve made the camper dream come true for many a happy customer … Continued